Author: WTN News

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is looking at the possibility of using today's distributed ledger technology to bring speed, security and other efficiencies to monitoring swap transactions in what is called “Swaps Regulation 2.0.”  The current consideration envisions the CFTC as a supervisory node in a...

CoinDesk reports that "Four of the world's largest carmakers have joined tech providers and startups to form the biggest-ever consortium focused on applying blockchain tech in the automotive sector." The consortium that connects them is the recently launched Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI). MOBI's goal...

According to the 2018 IT Career Outlook report from SpiceworksIT, as many as one-third of IT workers will look for a new job in 2018.  The reasons why they might look for a change differ between age groups, from millennials to Gen Xers and baby boomers. SpiceworksIT surveyed...

Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council writes: "The startling rise of social media in less than 15 years has changed how people live, work and play – largely for the better, but also in ways that have corrosive effects." He notes, that those...

Paul A. Jones, writing for Michael Best's Best Venture has some advice on whether to take your startup to Silicon Valley in search of venture capital. While on one hand, Silicon Valley might be the fastest way to determine whether your startup is "venture-worthy" by Valley...

In this article, Anne Canfield writes, "2017 may have been the year of the cryptocurrency, but 2018 is shaping up to be the year of the blockchain." She also predicts, "This technology will the next big leap forward in increasing productivity." The article describes new developments...