Web technologies started shining a few years ago. Now, they are being used in a lot of fields. This article focuses on the financial industry. It clearly describes how it started implementing web technologies. Probably a lot of you have heard about Bitcoins. Some do not really understand how it works, but they do know the myth of the person who bought a pizza for a few bitcoins ( worth $7 billion today), and made the pizzeria extremely rich. Well, this is why this article is golden. Carlos Manjon, digital communications manager at CACEIS explains perfectly what blockchains are, the technology behind the famous bitcoin currency, and how it disrupted the financial sector.
Blockchain: a disruptive technology for the financial industry