MetLife’s LumenLab Using Blockchain to Automate Life Insurance Claims

MetLife subsidiary LumenLab is using blockchain technology to automate life insurance claims, according to a news release published on June 17. Known as “Lifechain,” the collaboration with Singapore Press Holdings and NTUC Income will enable bereaved families who place obituaries in a local newspaper to instantly trigger searches to see whether their loved one had a life insurance policy. […]

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Ethereum Still Down 83% From ATH Begs the Question: When Altseason?

The world has been wrapped up with Facebook’s foray into crypto this week but bitcoin is still the undisputed king. Holding a market dominance of over 57%, BTC is rapidly reducing the gap back to its all-time high while most of the altcoins including Ethereum are still attempting to thaw from the crypto winter. The […]

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Facebook’s Libra Is Here. But It Might Not Be What You Think.

Libra — sometimes referred to as “Facecoin” or “Zuckcoin” — is self-billed as “a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.” The introduction waxes cypher-poetic about the liberating nature of the internet and the potential for an online currency to unfetter financially disenfranchised populations around the world from the shackles of […]

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Don’t Expect Altcoin Season Until New Bitcoin All-Time High

Since the start of 2019, crypto investors and traders have been watching and waiting for the promise of “alt season,” a period in which altcoins outperform Bitcoin significantly. There have been a few glimmers of an alt season starting, but Bitcoin’s parabolic rally has stopped it short in its tracks. A “real” alt season may […]

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