Don’t understand the blockchain hype?

Ask a bank about bitcoin, and you will get skepticism. Understandable, considering that the cryptocurrency scene is riddled with volatility and distrust. But ask about the blockchain, and the experts will tell you that it is “the biggest innovation since the internet.” The hype is real. Citibank, Santander, Wells Fargo, and HSBC have begun testing the blockchain in their banking processes. A paper by Duke University even calls blockchain “the true innovation behind the Bitcoin protocol.” Read more: