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10 Quotes That Defined Consensus 2016

| Michael del Castillo

Speakers from all over the world stole the show at the Consensus 2016 blockchain conference last week. Here are 10 quotes that defined the show.

Workshop Experts Explore Problems in Implementing Blockchain IDs

| Jacob Donnelly

With cell phones and blockchain technology, the creation of a self sovereign identity becomes a reality which individuals can control themselves.

Consensus Blockchain Standards Panel: Industry Should Take Action

| Stan Higgins

The last day of Consensus 2016 featured a workshop discussion on standards for blockchain development.

Brian Klein

Lawyers Argue Bitcoin Needs Change in Money-Transmitting Laws

| Michael del Castillo

Lawyers have been speaking at Consensus 2016 about their belief that some money transmitting regulations need to be changed.

Bitcoin Policy

Educating Regulators a Priority, Say Blockchain Policy Experts

| Michael del Castillo

At Consensus 2016, expert panelists took turns discussing the future regulatory climate for digital currencies like bitcoin.

Startup contest winner 2016

Blockchain Employment Startup Wins $10,000 at Consensus 2016

| Jacob Donnelly

Decentralized employment company Colony has become the unanimous winner of the Consensus 2016 Proof of Work contest and the attached $10,000 prize.

r3, 21

Dueling Blockchain Visions Face Off in Consensus 2016 Day Two Finale

| Michael del Castillo

The final panel on the last full day of Consensus 2016 featured a debate between R3 CEO David Rutter and 21 CEO Balaji Srinivasan.

Larry Summers: Blockchain Can Succeed Without Bitcoin

| Pete Rizzo

Former US Secretary of the Treasury Larry Summers took part in a fireside chat at Consensus 2016 where he discussed blockchain and bitcoin today.

Tech giants on blockchain panel, Consensus 2016

Shoot for the Moon or Take It Slow? Tech Giants Talk Blockchain

| Michael del Castillo

Leaders from IBM, Microsoft, Blockstream and Cognizant discuss how technology companies can best reimagine their products by building with blockchain.

Settlement Experts Predict Three Fates for Blockchain at Consensus 2016

| Michael del Castillo

Digital Asset, itBit, Nasdaq and CME Group gathered at the Consensus 2016 conference to discuss the future of blockchain in finance.