EOS Leads China’s Blockchain Rankings Again, Bitcoin Still Out of Top 15

The Chinese government has released its third round of public blockchain rankings, and EOS — the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by total market cap — once again reigned supreme. EOS Tops China’s Blockchain Rankings for Second-Straight Month Those rankings, published by the state-backed China Electronic Information Industry Development (CCID) and released this week, evaluated public blockchain networks … Read more

Microsoft revenue exceeds $100bn boosted by cloud services

Strong results attributed to reorganizing the company’s priorities to cloud computing and artificial intelligence Microsoft’s revenue exceeded $100bn for the first time in fiscal year 2018, the company reported Thursday, as the legacy software company’s efforts to reinvent itself as a major player in cloud computing continued to pay off. Microsoft stock jumped more than … Read more

BBVA Announces New Blockchain-Based Corporate Loan With ACS

On Friday, BBVA announced it has signed a €100-million-euro long-term bilateral corporate loan with ACS, which will be used for financial general needs. According to BBVA, the deal shows that BBVA Corporate and Investment Banking is continuing to focus on an innovative financing model for… Read More The post BBVA Announces New Blockchain-Based Corporate Loan … Read more

State Street to buy Charles River Systems for $2.6bn

State Street will acquire Charles River Systems, a provider of investment management front office tools and solutions, for $2.6 billion. The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2018. State Street already has front, middle and back office capabilities, and will … Read more

CoinMarketCap Rehauls Exchange Listings in Response to Controversies Over Skewed Volumes

Crypto price tracking site CoinMarketCap is making major changes to its exchange listings method in light of concerns over skewed trade volume data. Crypto price tracker and exchange rankings site CoinMarketCap.com (CMC) is making major changes to its exchange listings method in light of concerns over skewed trade volume data, according to an official announcement … Read more

Bias in Tech, Michelle Obama: Broadsheet July 20

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Michelle Obama launches a voter registration push, people are donating their vacation days to their pregnant co-workers, and 70% of Americans think technology is increasing people’s biases. Have a relaxing weekend. EVERYONE’S TALKING [bs_bullet_primary] Bias in, bias out. At Fortune‘s Brainstorm Tech conference this week, I had the pleasure of attending … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Emerging technology adoption: striking a balance between innovation and risk management

Technologies once referred to as “emerging,” including cloud computing, connected devices, mobile, robotics and blockchain, have been available for some time now. Adopting them is necessary for an organization’s success and survival. Within the IT departments of many companies, there has been a focus on quickly adopting disruptive technologies to improve the customer experience and … Read more