The world of cryptocurrencies has just opened a Pandora's box through the recent incident where an attacker was able to remove funds to a Child DAO. The story progresses rapidly due to the use of smart policies contracts in real life.
How do consortiums/private Blockchains affect Bitcoin? Financial institutions are trying different ways of approaching Bitcoin’s blockchain. These technologies could be applied to our financial system by 2020.
WireX has released the first two-way bitcoin debit card with a buy bitcoin function. It will allow its users to fund their bitcoin accounts from anywhere through traditional bank transfers and alternative payment methods.