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Bitfury Paper Makes Case For Auditability As Blockchain's Defining Feature

Bitfury Paper Makes Case For Auditability As Blockchain's Defining Feature

Nov 29, 2016

www.coindesk.com

What makes a blockchain a blockchain? The Bitfury Group is now weighing in with its definition of one of the more often-debated words in the FinTech sector.

As part of its recent shift toward enterprise blockchain services and consulting, Bitfury's latest research paper, entitled 'On Blockchain Accountability', takes aim at this argument, aiming to parse out the underlying innovations that make bitcoin's blockchain a "blockchain", and by extension, the features that may be necessary to label code releases as such.

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There is More to Blockchain Than Moving Money. It Has the Potential to Transform Our Lives - Here's How

There is More to Blockchain Than Moving Money. It Has the Potential to Transform Our Lives - Here's How

Nov 10, 2016

www.weforum.org

Blockchain is well-known as a method of exchanging assets, but in future it could also be used for - among other things - welfare distribution, secure voting, land-title transfers, even vaccine distribution. Jamie Smith, Ex-Chief Communications and Marketing Officer of The BitFury Group, and co-chair of the Global Future Council on Blockchain, explains how blockchain could bring about a revolution in banking, supply chain management and entrepreneurship.

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Former Estonian President to Lead World Economic Forum Blockchain Group

Former Estonian President to Lead World Economic Forum Blockchain Group

Nov 09, 2016

www.coindesk.com

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who served as president of Estonia for 10 years before leaving office in October, will serve as co-chair alongside Jamie Smith, ex-chief communications officer for bitcoin mining and blockchain services firm Bitfury and a former official in the Obama White House.

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Blockchain technology branches out from finance sector with EY deal

Blockchain technology branches out from finance sector with EY deal

Nov 07, 2016

www.cnbc.com

The rapidly increasing popularity of blockchain in the banking and finance sector has spread to the professional services sector with a deal between consultancy EY and blockchain technology provider The Bitfury Group.

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Bitcoin Miner Bitfury Group Partners ‘Big 4’ Firm EY to Provide Blockchain Services

Bitcoin Miner Bitfury Group Partners ‘Big 4’ Firm EY to Provide Blockchain Services

Aug 11, 2016

www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Ernst & Young (EY), one of the “big four” services firms in the world has entered an agreement with The Bitfury Group, best known for its stature as a major bitcoin mining firm.

A report from CNBC reveals the agreement will see The Bitfury Group provide blockchain software services to EY and its client network. The agreement comes soon after Bitfury made a splash at a recent EY Startup Challenge competition.

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EY inks deal with blockchain technology provider Bitfury

EY inks deal with blockchain technology provider Bitfury

Nov 08, 2016

www.econotimes.com

Leading Big Four consultancy firm EY has entered into an agreement with The Bitfury Group, a leading full-service blockchain technology company, CNBC reported.

Under the terms of the agreement, The Bitfury Group will provide blockchain software services to EY and its client network. The deal follows Bitfury bagging the “Best Pitch” at the Ernst & Young Blockchain Startup Challenge, announced last month.

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Three Blockchain Projects Win E&Y Startup Challenge

Three Blockchain Projects Win E&Y Startup Challenge

Nov 01, 2016

www.coindesk.com

A startup contest hosted by professional services firm Ernst & Young ended with three blockchain companies receiving honors. The six-week E&Y Startup Challenge accepted six blockchain-focused startups in September, which focused on two application areas for the tech: digital rights management and energy transfer. The BitFury Group received an award for “Best Pitch” after it developed a blockchain-based tool for digital rights management.

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PRS For Music Mentors Blockchain Startups

PRS For Music Mentors Blockchain Startups

Nov 02, 2016

www.m-magazine.co.uk

The society took part in the recent EY Startup Challenge – and is now offering ongoing advice – to blockchain specialists working with industry to offer digital rights management solutions.Over six weeks, PRS for Music experts worked with two groups, JAAK and BitFury, guiding them through the creation of two unique ideas.

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FINTECH: A Flare for Making Blockchain Scalable

FINTECH: A Flare for Making Blockchain Scalable

Nov 01, 2016

www.intellinews.com

In July, The Bitfury Group, the world’s leading full service blockchain technology company, in collaboration with the open-source Lightning Network community, released a white paper that offered a solution to a major piece of implementing the Lightning Network – payment routing. The paper introduced a payment routing algorithm, called Flare, which would allow for Lightning Network users to be able to successfully send payments to each other via connected nodes.

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Bitfury Featured in Politico Playbook

Bitfury Featured in Politico Playbook

Oct 24, 2016

www.politico.com

The Bitfury Group's Communications and Marketing team was highlighted in today's edition of Politico Playbook, Politico's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington.

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