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Crypto will Rise from the Pandemic

People often say the greatest tech innovations emerge from crises. Crypto may be the place to watch this time.

Money’s Evolution is Built on Trust. Can Crypto Follow?

In a new essay, the authors explain why cryptocurrencies represent one of the most powerful evolutions in money--and it's mainly being driven by trust.

Money–Mankind’s Greatest Innovation

This story kicks off Techonomy's original series about the evolution of money.

Cory Johnson: Blockchain Can Be World Changing

Techonomy 2018 speakers answer three critical questions in an ongoing series: Cory Johnson of Ripple, an electronic-payment service.

Investing in Bitcoin is Antisocial

Bitcoin is all the rage until it's not. A libertarian dream, it implies a distrust of established governments. This has finally sunk in on the governments themselves, and may be a cause of its continued...

Talking with Tezos Co-Creator Kathleen Breitman

Kathleen Breitman is person of the hour. Her company developed Tezos, a new blockchain-based cryptocurrency whose ongoing fundraising has raised over $200 million since July 1. We talked to her about why she thinks this...

The Fin-ternet of Things: Connecting Everything Means Rethinking Money

The coming world of the Internet of Everything means driverless cars making per-minute toll payments, lightbulbs that pick an energy vendor, IP royalties paid by devices themselves in real time, and investment decisions made by...

Wary of Insecure IoT, Hotels Reconsider Old-Fashioned Keys

Today's Most-Techonomic-Article prize goes to the New York Times for this piece about a successful "ransomware" attack in January on a resort hotel in the Austrian Alps. A hacker infiltrated the hotel's network and succeeded...

Why Blockchains are For Every Company

The advent of the blockchain is much like the arrival of the Web. It will disrupt technology, society and business. What is today in a database will tomorrow be in a blockchain. Leaders who want...

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