Top 10 Technology Trends for 2018: IEEE Computer Society Predicts the Future of Tech

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tech experts at the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) annually predict the “Future of Tech” and have revealed what they believe will be the biggest trends in technology for 2018. The forecast by the world’s premier organization of computing professionals is among its most anticipated announcements.   “The Computer Society’s predictions, based on a deep-dive analysis by a team of leading technology experts, identify top-trending technologies that hold extensive disruptive potential for 2018,” said Jean-Luc Gaudiot, IEEE Computer Society President. “The vast computing…

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Imagine an App like Telegram on the BitVault®

It was just reported by Bloomberg that Pavel Durov and his encrypted messenger set up shop in Dubai, it was reported that the Telegram founder left Russia with $300 million and 2,000 bitcoins. According to the St. Petersburg native said he’s planning to announce “something big” in the new year. He’s been keeping a low profile since leaving his homeland, and for good reasons.   For starters, he has at least tangential ties to two of the most influential antagonists of the U.S. government: Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. The Wikileaks…

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Embedded Downloads welcomes launch of IOT data marketplace with Blockchain network IOTA, Microsoft, Fujitsu and others

Embedded Downloads welcomed the news earlier this week that Microsoft, Fujitsu and twenty other companies launched a public accessible IOT data marketplace with Berlin-based crypto startup IOTA.   As reported by Reuters – Click here to read the full article   According to a spokesperson for Embedded Downloads, it was great news that large enterprises are seeing the potential of blockchain and IOT [Internet of Things] integration.     The company announced earlier this week that the Limerick Blockchain Mastermind will have as the discussion topic at its next meeting at…

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Shopin Places First in Blockchain Startup Competition – 2017 CoinAgenda Global Conference

Out of more than 40 competitors, Shopin was named the winner in the 2017 CoinAgenda by investors and funds.       NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Out of more than 40 competitors, Shopin was named the winner in the 2017 CoinAgenda Global blockchain startup competition by a panel of investors. Shopin is a blockchain technology startup that is uniting the open ecommerce web and retail into a “distributed Amazon,” connected by a universal shopper profile and incentive cryptocurrency token.   Shopin has already attracted more than $2.5MM in a private token presale that…

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Multi-firm blockchain implementation for equity swaps completes second phase

Axoni and eleven-firm working group complete successful second phase of peer-to-peer blockchain infrastructure for equity swaps processing.   NEW YORK and LONDON, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eleven firms announced today the successful completion of a pilot to manage equity swap transactions and related post-trade lifecycle events. The implementation employs blockchain smart contracts and uses an optimized data structure in a distributed, peer-to-peer network to ensure perpetual reconciliation.   A continuation of an initial proof of concept, the pilot expanded the blockchain network to process equity swap lifecycle events, end-to-end. Having both sides of a…

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SAP Blockchain Initiative Expands to 27 Members

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) said today that 27 customers and partners, with a total market value of $819 billion,* have joined SAP’s blockchain co-innovation initiative. The initiative seeks to integrate the digital ledger system into Internet of Things (IoT), manufacturing and digital supply-chain solutions using the SAP® Cloud Platform Blockchain service. The announcement was made at SAP TechEd Barcelona, taking place Nov. 14-16.  Participating companies span the globe and represent the consumer products, telecom, retail, pharmaceuticals, logistics, agriculture, high-tech, aerospace and defense, industrial machinery, energy and utilities, and public services industries. This breadth…

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BitVault® introduced to FinTech community at London event

Embedded Downloads officially introduced BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone and crypto communicator at an event on 31 October 2017. The event was held at an exclusive London venue with Kash Amini, global brand representative and ambassador for BitVault®, welcoming selected guests from the banking, fintech and corporate community to an evening of food, drinks, and entertainment. The event was also attended by representatives of VVDN Technologies from India, the design and manufacturing partner for the BitVault®. According to Embedded Downloads the product was well received and the company and…

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EOT Protecting the Connected, the Internet of Things (IoT)

EOT is a cryptocurrency with a strong use case as it is used to encrypt devices connected to the internet known as IOT, the Internet of Things.  IOT needs EOT.   Here is a roadmap of the first devices and applications that will use cryptography for encryption, a growing trend.         September 2017 – Swiss Bank in Your Pocket integrates EOT Wallet October 2017 – BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone launches in London with integration of EOT for secure calling, secure messaging and secure browsing November 2017 –…

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BitVault® Opens Global App Store to Developers

The BitVault® App Store is now open to the developer community.  This is an exciting development for developers as they can now develop applications for the BitVault® store.   Developers get access to key features of the BitVault® such as dynamic key creation, the use of biometrics for authentication, access to an integrated private blockchain, secure messaging, secure calling and the ability to handle secure data as well as many of the other security features of the BitVault®.   The BitVault® native applications include cryptocurrency wallets for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin…

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Bitcoin Pushes Past $7000, is this sustainable?

Bitcoin one year ago was trading at $733, today Bitcoin is over $7000, an increase of more than 860% in 12 months.   source – Cryptocompare   Numerous questions arise as to the resilience of Bitcoin and why the price is driving towards new highs, some predicting from $10,000 by end of 2017 to the prediction of $27,000 in a few months time by Trace Meyer.   As reported by bitcoin.com, Economist Jeffrey Tucker believes that Bitcoin will not be controlled or limited by governments.  Tucker says “Bitcoin is the application…

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