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Technological innovations that are remaking the logistics industry

Disruptive technological forces are reshaping the logistics industry in ways that are profound and unprecedented. And industry players, faced with the constant challenge of...

AOCP launches $50 million fund for fintech and digital securities ecosystem

As an estimated $80 trillion in global equities is being placed on the blockchain, Alpha Omega Capital Partners just launched their $50 million fund to...

Startups wanted for fourth season of CNN’s The Final Pitch

The Final Pitch is set to return for its fourth season on CNN Philippines later this year in September. Today, CNN is looking for...

On redefining the future of business

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer In fast-changing times, it is the responsibility of leaders and visionaries to redefine what it means to contribute...

Better service through technology

With many industries being transformed through technology, the insurance sector is following suit as well. The insurance industry is going beyond the traditional means...

Navigating a more dynamic world

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino, Special Features Writer The local finance and accounting industry continues to thrive on the back of the country’s growing economy and...

Blockchain solutions firm sees SE Asia as a priority

RIPPLE, which provides enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, sees Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, as a priority market to expand its blockchain technology for cross-border payments and remittances.

New IBM mentorship program readies students for a tech-powered future

Bridging the local skill gap with new mentorship program.

Billionaires, Blockchain, and art collide in Miami

ADAM LINDEMANN tends to have pretty good timing.

On Cagayan’s Cryptohub: How can it succeed?

With the announcement that the Philippines is building a “Crypto Valley of Asia” (CVA) in the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), cryptocurrency once again took the national spotlight as a potential key industry in the country.

Adopt, adapt, become adept—rising up to disruptive tech

UPS’ Chris Buono on how to future-proof your firm.

Why should human rights advocates be building on the Blockchain?

Applying blockchain tech to upholding human rights.

Remitting money through the Blockchain

Sending money becomes faster, more secure on the blockchain.

Four signs you need to get your startup on the Blockchain

IBM’s Marie Wieck explains what makes businesses thrive on the ledger.

Bitcoin falls off another cliff as cryptocurrency slump deepens

Cryptocurrencies dropped sharply for the second time in less than 24 hours, sinking toward a nine-month low amid concern that broader adoption of digital...

Beyond Bitcoin: How Blockchain is reinventing global businesses

Lift the crypto-veil and understand what Blockchain can do for you.

From tellers to coffee shops — how new tech is changing...

IBM expert weighs in on banking’s new tech and new competitors.

Finding comfort and guidance in disruptive times

MORE AND MORE industries are facing disruption as digital technologies continue to evolve. Traditional business models are crumbling, and transformation is prevalent in the...

World Bank says demand for blockchain bond tops expectations

Washington -- The World Bank raised Aus$110 million ($80.9 million) in the first-ever blockchain bond offering following investor demand that exceeded expectations, the global...

Today’s online marketplaces might just be tomorrow’s banks, expert says

Platform companies and online marketplaces are the biggest competition faced by banks today, an industry expert from IBM said. If they plan on surviving, players need to look beyond banking to keep profits afloat.

A massive losing bet on bitcoin futures has investors buzzing

A huge wrong-way bet on Bitcoin has left an unidentified futures trader unable to cover their losses, putting counterparties at risk and threatening to...

Xurpas CEO steps down to focus on firm’s blockchain projects

Xurpas Inc. Chairman Nico Jose S. Nolledo will be stepping down as the technology firm’s chief executive officer to lead one of the company’s...

Bitcoin climbs as big-name investors start taking an interest

Bitcoin headed for its biggest increase in two weeks on Monday amid a steady drip of news reports suggesting some of the biggest names...

Bitcoin bloodbath nears dot-com levels as many tokens go to zero

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency’s 2018 crash may help...

Philippine cryptocurrency transactions steady

DIGITAL CURRENCY conversions in the Philippines steadied near the $40-million mark in recent months, a ranking central bank official said.

Jack Ma warns of Bitcoin bubble

HONG KONG -- Billionaire Jack Ma has declared Bitcoin a potential bubble, reiterating his caution over the volatile cryptocurrency as his Ant Financial on Monday launched blockchain-based money transfers between Hong Kong and the Philippines.

Cryptocurrencies fall as Korean exchange says $32 million stolen

Cryptocurrencies dropped after the second South Korean exchange in as many weeks said it was hacked, renewing concerns about the safety of digital-asset trading...

No letup for bitcoin as biggest cryptocurrency extends collapse

Bitcoin extended losses, bringing its four-session slide to as much as 20%, as questions mount about whether the world’s biggest cryptocurrency was manipulated during...

Crypto attacks are rising as rogue miners exploit flaw

One of the most-feared quirks of cryptocurrencies is becoming more of a headache. Over the past few weeks, rogue operators of some of the computer...

BusinessWorld Economic Forum 2018 tackles realities of disruption

Last May 18, BusinessWorld, the most read and most respected business newspaper in the Philippines, triumphantly staged the third edition of its annual BusinessWorld...

Philippine blockchain association launched

THE BLOCKCHAIN Association of the Philippines (BAP), one of the first blockchain-related organizations in the country, has been launched to harness and develop its use cases in the country, including the banking sector.

UnionBank wants to connect rural banks through blockchain

UnionBank of the Philippines is set to launch a clearing system that connects rural banks through blockchain technology. Dubbed as Project i2i, which stands for...

Beyond Bitcoin: Global companies showcase business potential of blockchain technology

By Santiago J. Arnaiz Multimedia Producer SINGAPORE -- Of all the buzzwords saturating the tech industry today, perhaps no other budding system is as veiled as...

Bitcoin’s biggest rival faces overhaul as computing power rises

A fight is on for the soul of Ether. With a market capitalization of $73 billion, the biggest cryptocurrency after Bitcoin has been hailed as...

A $133 million bet on a cryptocurrency designed to be boring

Digital currencies are risky, volatile investments, and that’s what speculators love about them. But a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and Wall Street...

Disruption Down the Road: What Banks Are Facing And What...

By Jonee C. Bilasano So much chatter has been going around regarding the state of the banking industry. Some say it is about to undergo...

Top US regulator frets crypto markets could be full of manipulation

Add a top U.S. financial regulator to the list of people concerned that lightly policed cryptocurrency markets make easy targets for manipulators. Warding off market...