Bitcoin Is Just The Beginning

Bitcoin Is Just The Beginning

One of the great mysteries of modern life is the time it still takes for a check to clear. Every other financial transaction is being reduced to the tap of a phone or the press of a key. But checks take days to rumble their way from payee to the originating bank, days...
Could Blockchain Technology Disrupt Uber, Airbnb?

Could Blockchain Technology Disrupt Uber, Airbnb?

Don Tapscott, author of “Blockchain Revolution,” says that the technology underlying Bitcoins could be used to disrupt the likes of Uber and Airbnb. He spoke with Wall Street Journal’s Charles Forelle at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: Getty...
Should Banks Fear or Embrace Blockchain Technology?

Should Banks Fear or Embrace Blockchain Technology?

Banks should welcome rather than worry over the technology behind Bitcoin, says Don Tapscott, author of “Blockchain Revolution.” Mr. Tapscott talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Charles Forelle at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: Getty Images...