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Healthcare Is Ready To Embrace Blockchain With BurstIQ

August 24, 2019
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BurstIQ is built on the idea of connecting people to changing the future of health.  BurstIQ provides end-to-end enablement of blockchain-based health applications and services through a global, person-centric data exchange that connects these solutions to each other and to the people they serve. BurstIQ i...

Power Ledger, A Blockchain Energy Startup Extends Its P2P Trial

August 23, 2019
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Power Ledger, a blockchain startup focusing on the energy sector, has extended its peer-to-peer (P2P) trial for energy trading into its next phase in Fremantle, a city in West Australia. Power Ledger is reportedly continuing its P2P solar power trading testing which intends to track rooftop solar energy be...

Miller Lite Leverages Blockchain For Its Customer Engagement Game

August 23, 2019
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The famous beer brand, Miller Lite, from U.S. based brewer MillerCoors, has officially partnered with a blockchain marketing company for its “Know Your Beer” program. The campaign was initiated on July 1st. For the same, Vatom Labs created a mobile “edutainment” game, called the Great Taste Trivia, which w...

MouseBelt To Provide Blockchain Education To California Universities

August 23, 2019
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Mousebelt, a blockchain firm powered by VC, which claims to have collaborated with student-led blockchain clubs at Oxford, Harvard, and Cambridge is reportedly applying its programs at three universities in California. The Mousebelt’s Blockchain Accelerator released at UC Los Angeles, UC Davis and UC Santa...

Ethereum To Become The First Public Blockchain Under Hyperledger

August 23, 2019
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If the open-source association’s technical steering committee approves Ethereum to implement the Pantheon project powered by ConsenSys, it would become the first-ever public blockchain on a Hyperledger network. Pantheon is developed by PegaSys, a team of 50 skilled engineers from ConsenSys. It is an integr...

Looking For Blockchain Solutions? Then Contact This German company

August 23, 2019
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The corporate world is about to go blockchain. Are you busy squandering your time in search of a service that provides easily adoptable Blockchain solutions? Well, search no more because Advanced Blockchain AG, a German publicly listed Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) company serves your purpose. It focuses ...

This Blockchain-Based Startup Is Revolutionizing The Finance Industry

August 23, 2019
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Has it ever occurred to you what the future of money is? How will digitalization dawn upon the world of financial transactions? With Blockchain revolution continuing to uplift various businesses and industries, KaratGold Coin is here to present to us a new financial era. KaratGold coin is the ultimate glob...

CEO Of Overstock & Blockchain Pioneer Resigns To Go Public

August 23, 2019
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The CEO of Overstock, Patrick Bryne resigned suddenly August 22nd 2019, in order to go public with allegations of abuse of power by former FBI Director James Comey who was at the center of the Russia-Trump investigation. According to CCN anchor Chris Cuomo, CNN has confirmed with Department of Justice offi...

Travelport, IBM To Use Blockchain For Managing Hotel Commissions

August 22, 2019
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The consumer and business travel services provider, Travelport, is reportedly using IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric to regulate commissions paid to travel agencies. The blockchain was developed with IBM, three anonymous hotel chains, and the travel management agency BCD Travel, as per a statement published on Aug...

Blockchain Will Soon Change The Face Of Record Management

August 22, 2019
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As per Gartner, one of the four blockchain business initiatives that are cost-effective and generates revenue is record management. The technology has great potential for bettering the record management processes and ballooning their capabilities. It also claims to better secure and verify the intellectual...

SEC Approves Securitize To Record Transactions Via Blockchain

August 22, 2019
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A technology provider for the issuance of blockchain tokens, Securitize, has officially been registered as a transfer agent with the U.S. Securities and Exchange administration (SEC). According to Securitize, this initiative will increase the rate of adoption. Securitize announced on Wednesday that the reg...

Blockchain.Com Partners With Polkadot For Its Wallet

August 22, 2019
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Blockchain.com, a crypto data supplier and crypto wallet based in Luxembourg, has reportedly teamed up with Polkadot, a blockchain interoperability protocol. Driving decentralization  As per an announcement made on August 20th, Blockchain.com will collaborate its blockchain wallet with the Polkadot Ne...

This Startup Is Creating The First Blockchain-based Land Marketplace

August 22, 2019
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Blockchain is shaping the world for its better as it is being used by different kinds of businesses and companies today. Who knew it could also be utilized to transform the land property business! Based in London, Fieldcoin is the very first blockchain based land management marketplace where one can exchan...

This Startup Is Democratizing Genomics Using Blockchain and ML

August 22, 2019
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With the vision of providing data-owners, researchers and pharmaceutical companies the ability to securely share, store, analyze DNA data quickly and efficiently and at any scale came into being Shivom. Shivom is a biotechnology data and analysis company and what makes this organization more advanced and s...

Japan’s Largest Gift Card Maker Amaten Collaborate With Aelf

August 21, 2019
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The largest gift card exchange in Japan announces its intent to implement blockchain for boosting its next phase of development. According to a statement from August 20th, a secondary marketplace for gift cards, Amaten, reported a collaboration with Aelf, the cloud computed start-up based in Singapore. Ama...

Commonwealth Bank Bets On Blockchain For Biodiversity Investment

August 21, 2019
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The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) announced a blockchain-based prototype that it believes has the ability to raise verifiable development while allowing investment opportunities for environmental groups, government, developers, and landowners. The prototype is developed in collaboration with BioDive...

This Green Startup Is Changing The Face Of Renewable Energy Sector

August 21, 2019
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When Blockchain enthusiasts and visionaries come together to make a team that aims to empower people through digital technology and works towards sustainable development a green start-up that goes by the name Electrify Network comes into being. Operating in the renewable sector, Electrify Network harnessin...

Blockchain Tech Will Soon Overthrow Traditional Ways Of Doing Business

August 21, 2019
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The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the next few decades has arrived, and it’s not social media, big data, robotics or even AI. You’ll be surprised to learn that it’s the underlying technology of digital currencies like Bitcoin, and it’s called the blockchain. It is...

This Startup Is Revolutionizing The Education Sector Using Blockchain

August 21, 2019
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The education sector is prone to never-ending complications and while the inability to come up with ultimate solutions might seem easier said than done, Edgecoin came up with a dream team to bring in digital transformation into the educational world making sure it is the perfect platform for you to explore...

A Multinational Retail Giant Files For Blockchain-Based Drones Patent

August 16, 2019
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As evidenced by a recent patent application, there’s been a resurgence of interest in blockchain-based drones by the retail giant Walmart. The United States Patent and Trademark Office received an application titled “Cloning drones using Blockchain” from the company at the start of 2019 a...

Top 5 Industries Contributing To The Global Blockchain Spending

August 16, 2019
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We believe that before adopting new technologies, organizations and business firms should first focus on existing problems and challenges. But that being said, blockchain has the ability to address these challenges faced by business organizations. This is why, the global blockchain expenditure, as publishe...

How Blockchain Could Boost The Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

August 16, 2019
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Many countries like India and those in Europe are fascinated by the idea of electric vehicles being the ultimate future of transportation and energy. Therefore, along with allowing a host of tax and financial incentives, they are also testing with protocols to strengthen the EV ecosystem with battery stora...

Comparative Statistics Of Crypto And Blockchain Jobs From 2018 & 2019

August 16, 2019
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Various sectors of the market related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies have also constantly manifested themselves, while the Bitcoin (BTC) prices increased in the year 2019. Facebo...

Interview With The Former Presidential Appointee Cleve Mesidor

August 16, 2019
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We had the pleasure of interviewing Cleve Mesidor. She is a serial entrepreneur in the blockchain sectors. She is the Founder of LOGOS, which is a social network on blockchain. She is also a former Presidential Appointee of the Obama Administration. Can you tell us what inspired you to pursue this career p...

Samsung Added Bitcoin Support To Its Blockchain Phones

August 14, 2019
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Samsung has finally teamed up with bitcoin (BTC) functionality on their blockchain-enabled smartphones.   This initiative comes months after the latest Galaxy S10 range was released back in March this year, which included a “Blockchain Keystore”. It allowed transaction for Ethereum (ETH) and other ERC-20 t...

Blockchain Platform Cypherium Partners With Google Cloud

August 14, 2019
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The tech giant Google cloud wing is reportedly partnering with a blockchain platform, Cypherium.    In a press release posted on Cointelegraph, Cypherium announced that it is going to partner with Google cloud. The release gave details about the product, called Cypherium Enterprise, which is an enterprise-...

Large Enterprises Are Backing Blockchain In 2019

August 14, 2019
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The crypto industry and the blockchain ecosystem had to get sober in 2019. The blockchain technology is finally back on an upward track with new advancements, after a wild 2017 and 2018. The building mechanism is back on track and there are no ICOs to distract the cryptocurrency ecosystem.  After throwing ...

Bezant Raises Undisclosed Amount Of Funding from Korea Prepaid Card

August 13, 2019
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Korea Prepaid Card has reportedly invested in Bezant, a Singapore-based company, making it the blockchain developer’s second largest shareholder. The details of the same were not disclosed in the announcement on the website. Ever since April this year, Bezant has been facilitating Blockchain-as-a-Service (...

IBM And Tata To Collaborate For Leveraging Hedera Blockchain

August 13, 2019
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Indian telecom giant Tata Communications along with IBM have joined the governance council of a blockchain-based public network, Hedera Hashgraph, for companies. Currently, eight out of 39 available seats for the members of governing council are filled, as announced by the network on Monday. “Our goal is t...

Jio To Install World’s Largest Blockchain Network In India

August 13, 2019
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Mukesh Ambani, the RIL chairman and the richest man in India, announced bigger plans to use the blockchain technology, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) which is the underlying system for Bitcoin. “Over the next 12 months, Jio [Reliance Jio Infocomm] will install across India one of the largest b...

Akon To Speak At Malta A.I. & Blockchain Summit

August 13, 2019
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Grammy-winning artist bringing his Akoin vision for Africa to November summit  Malta A.I. & Blockchain summit are proud to announce that Akon, hip-hop superstar and one of  Africa’s most renowned philanthropists, has accepted a speaker slot at the crypto and blockchain focussed show in Novemb...

Interview With Helen Disney Founder Of Unblocked Events

August 13, 2019
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We had the pleasure of interviewing Helen Disney. Helen Disney is a serial entrepreneur in the blockchain sectors. Helen is the Founder & CEO of Unblocked Events, which is a hub for Blockchain events, education, and information making blockchain technology accessible for a non-technical business audien...

Tech Giant IBM Files For Yet Another Blockchain-Based Patent

August 12, 2019
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IBM applied for a new patent application for a blockchain-based web browser.It was filed on August 6 by the United States Patents and Trademark Office,for developing a web browser which is powered by a peer-to-peer network. The browser retains pre-specified data from the brows...

IDC Report: Worldwide Blockchain Spending To Reach $16 Billio ​By 2023

August 12, 2019
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The total worldwide spending on blockchain-based solutions is forecasted to reach about $16 billion in 2023. According to a report published on August 8th, International Data Corporation (IDC), a market research firm based in the United States said that the overall expenditure on the blockchain technology ...

How Blockchain Will Disruptive The Automobile Industry

August 12, 2019
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Blockchain technology is said to ensure greater transparency in the new era of mobility. Blockchain is a kind of public distributed ledger technology and it stores a tamper-proof and permanent record of transactional details;therefore, it is used to maintain transaction records across a number of comp...

ABBC Releases Major Platform Update, Steps Closer to Crypto eCommerce Vision

August 12, 2019
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Dubai, UAE, August 9th, 2019 – The ABBC Foundation, in partnership with New York-based custom blockchain development firm, DeepDive.Tech, is proud to announce the production release of ABBC’s new blockchain and multi-platform/multi-crypto wallet. ABBC Foundation, the company behind&nbs...

Etihad Airways To Partner With Winding Tree’s Blockchain Platform

August 9, 2019
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UAE’s national airline Etihad Airways has integrated with a blockchain start-up based in Switzerland Winding Tree to deliver its internal information systems. As per a Reuters reports from Thursday, a decentralized business-to-business marketplace built on Ethereum, called Winding Tree, will give logistica...

Allianz Is Working On A Token-Based Blockchain Ecosystem 

August 9, 2019
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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), a German financial services giant, has announced that they are creating a blockchain-based ecosystem to enable internationalinsurance transactions for its corporate customers. Experimentations with blockchain technology Allia...

Live Planet To Launch Blockchain-Based​ Virtual Reality Network

August 9, 2019
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Live Planet, a media company,has recently announceditsplans to soon launch a blockchain-based virtual reality network, ‘the Blockchain Virtual Reality (VR) Network’, whichwill be used to host crypto and other blockchain-related content. They shared the development program in a press release ...

Quras To Develop Private Transactions On Its Blockchain

August 9, 2019
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The most prominent and over used words in the blockchain space have been ‘privacy’ and ‘security’. The blockchain tech is soon going to take over the world. It has kept security as its main motive, and is attracting a lot of industries to adopt it. However, we are not sure about the privacy. Privacy has

Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: Dr. Jane Thomason

August 9, 2019
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We had pleasure interviewing Dr. Jane Thomason CEO of Fintech Worldwide. She is a frontier technology and social impact thought leader, recognized in Forbes Magazine (2018) as Blockchain’s Leading Social Development Evangelist, and The Introducer (2019) as a Blockchain woman leader. She is the lead author ...

Utah Tests Blockchain-Based Voting Through Mobile App

August 8, 2019
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Heading towards 2020, we should prepare for a significant public debate relating to smartphone applications created especiallyto boost turnout and participation in elections in the future. The Democratic Party has purportedly announced in July, that they intend to allow telephone voting in replacement...

South Korea’s Crypto Ban Ineffective For The Busan Blockchain Regulation-Free Zone

August 8, 2019
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The cryptocurrency ban in South Korea may prove to be ineffective for the Busan blockchain regulation-free zone, as per sources. In 2018, the South Korean Ministry of Start-ups and SMEs invested 1 trillion KRW to grow their blockchain technology industry as part of their “Growth Through Innovation” initiat...

Amazon Looking To Hire A Blockchain Engineer For Advertisement

August 8, 2019
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Amazon has recently posted a job offer on LinkedIn looking for a software development engineer for its team in Colorado, who is expected to develop an advertisement blockchain. The online retail giant intends to expand their advertisement business by leveraging their industry-leading cloud services, its re...

Meet The Women In Blockchain: Brianna Lee Welsh

August 8, 2019
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We had the pleasure of interviewing Brianna Lee Welsh. She is a serial entrepreneur in the artificial intelligence and blockchain sectors. Brianna is the Vice President at Sindicatum Blockchain Technologies for Asia. The company is aiming to increase global investment into renewables bydemocratizing and di...

Blockchain The New Web 3.0

August 8, 2019
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The introduction of new and disruptive technologies often proves to be the biggest opportunities to gain profit. An apt example would be how the emergence of the World Wide Web and the internet created opportunities for a lot of most notable investments in the last two decades. Companies like Facebook and ...

Key Terms For Blockchain Newbies

August 8, 2019
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One of the minute known challenges in the blockchain space is the necessityto communicate easily to a target audience which encircles bigger necessities. Along with developers, entrepreneurs and other initial adopters, who are mainly the louder voices that participate in the conversation about blockchain, ...

Samsung Adds 13 Crypto D-apps To Its Blockchain Keystore

August 6, 2019
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Samsung is innovating its blockchain-based venture by adding over a dozen new applications to its Blockchain Keystore market for online apps. As per reports, Samsung’s online d-app store, Blockchain Keystore, was launched recently in March this year and hasalreadygrown from its originalfour applications to...

Orbs Co-Founder Sues The Blockchain Firm For Fraud

August 6, 2019
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Co-founders of the Israel-based blockchain firm, Orbs, are reportedly being sued by an ex-partner, Elad Arad, for the dissolution of his share in a failed integrated venture called Cointree Capital. According to Globes, an Israeli business media, Arad is suing partners Orbs, Cointree Management Microverse,...

IBM Launches Blockchain-Based ‘Trust Your Supplier’ Network

August 6, 2019
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IBM has recently announced the launch of blockchain project which is called “Trust Your Supplier”(TYS) and already has big-name firms like Lenovo, Nokia, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Glaxo Smith Kline, Schneider Electric and Vodafone on board. As announced on Monday, TYS joined IBM’s successful project of track-a...

How Blockchain Could Transform The HR Industry?

August 6, 2019
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Blockchain has become a very popular concept in the past few years and has gained a lot of recognition from many industries. It is best known to be the key technology for the transaction of bitcoins and other such cryptocurrencies, but aside from that, it actually has a number of other applications and pot...

Bangladesh Funds Graduates To Learn Blockchain

August 6, 2019
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The Bangladesh government will purportedly invest funds from its $208 million IT project to send graduates for blockchain training in India and Japan. A blockchain is the structure of data that represents a financial ledger entry, or a record of a transaction. Each transaction is digitally signed to ensure...

Investors Can Now Exchange Pounds And Ether On The Same Blockchain

August 6, 2019
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A group of former engineers from the Royal Bank of Scotland is working on implementing a private blockchain network for trading and settlement of digital assets, like cryptocurrencies, for the use of industries. LAB577, a London-based project, led by the former innovation lead of RBS, Richard Crook, is dev...

AWS Holds A Competition In Order To “Change The Face Of Blockchain”

August 3, 2019
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A Blockchain coding contest powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) is granting a $100,000 prize to anyone who can solve a problem and can provide with the quickest speed improvement to it, according to a report. The problem is as follows: Given 1024-bit input x, compute the verifiable delay function ‘h=x^(2^...

Blockchain Can Make The Internet Safer, Fairer And More Creative Platform

August 3, 2019
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“Blockchain matters because no business operates in isolation,” as quoted from “Blockchain for Business,” a recent book by Jai Arun, Jerry Cuomo and Nitin Gaur. “By implementing business processes that leverage the collective knowledge of the group, processes can be orders of magnitude more cos...

Elliptic Partners With MIT Researchers To Monitor Illicit Activities In A Transaction

August 3, 2019
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Bitcoin’s sodality with fraudulent activities like hacks and drug trafficking is pointed out often by the critics, but detecting these activities in Bitcoin Is comparatively easier compares than physical money because of its anonymous and transparent property. Elliptic, a blockchain analytics start-up has ...

How To Launch Your Startup In Blockchain Space?

August 3, 2019
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Co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, David Packard, had rightfully said that, “More businesses die from indigestion than starvation.”Even though this applies to most businesses, start-ups should reconsider. This advice is an appropriate warning to over-enthusiastic entrepreneurs who go overboard whil...

Microsoft Uses Blockchain For AI Projects.

August 2, 2019
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In order to make machine learning more accessible and make advancements in artificial intelligence, Microsoft is purportedly using blockchain technology. Researchers who wish to learn about different AI projects must typically request information on a daily basis. Also, the datasets are usually exclusive, ...

Canadian Pacific Joins Blockchain Coalition

August 2, 2019
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Canadian Pacific (CP), Canada’s transcontinental railway firm, has reportedly joined BiTA i.e. the Blockchain in Transport Alliance. This membership was announced by CP on July 31st in an official press release. Per the announcement, CP wants to improvise on the supply chain technology using blockchain. Bi...

You Can Now Tip Twitter Users With Blockchain Brave Browser’s BAT.

August 2, 2019
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Brave, a blockchain-based decentralized internet browser, now enables Twitter users to pay content creators through its Basic Attention Tokens (BAT). On August 1st, Brave announced the launch of its token tipping service publicly, adding that users can specify the amount they wish to tip to a particular Tw...

Andorra Telecom Partners With Alastria To Run Its Own Blockchain Node.

August 2, 2019
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Andorra Telecom has officially announced their collaboration with Spanish-based Alastria in order to apply blockchain technology in their internal processes, as reported by the Spanish language new outlet, Diari d’Andorra, on August 1st.  Alastria is a digital firm which is non-profit and economy-focused. ...

S7 Airlines Experiences Boost In Sales Through Blockchain Payment Platform

August 2, 2019
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Russia’s second-largest airline, S7 Airlines,reached over $1 million dollars in a month on a ticketing platform it developed, with the help of blockchain technology. As per the announcement made by S7 Airlines on Wednesday, the positive figure gained in July is proof that the technology can help boost the ...

Mindtree To Accelerate Blockchain Development With Hyperledger.

August 2, 2019
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Mindtree, an Indian multinational IT and outsourcing company headquartered in Bengaluru, Indi, and New Jersey, USA,owned by Larsen & Toubro, announced the it had joined Hyperledger. Hyperledger is a collaborative open source effort on blockchain, which assists in accelerating the operation of its poten...

Blockchain And The Future Of Real Estate

August 2, 2019
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In a recently published report by Cushman and Wakefield on the blockchain, bitcoin, and their effects on real estate, the corporate real estate mogul stated that “global spending on blockchain technology totalled $945 million in 2017. This amount is forecast to increase to $9.7 billion by 2021.”Even so, th...

Australian Digital Currency Association And Blockchain Australia Collaborate On A Joint Blockchain-Based Venture

August 2, 2019
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It was announced that two groups in the Asia-Pacific, wanting to promote the blockchain technology have officially merged. On July 22, the Australian Digital Currency Association (ADCA) and Blockchain Australia (BA)signed a formal testament which will see to it that the two groups combine efforts unde...

$500,000 Cryptocurrency Giveaway To Launch Temtum Partnership With Roobet

August 2, 2019
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Deposit, Withdraw and Stake with TEM on gaming site Roobet from 31st of July Leading online casino and innovator of fair gaming, Roobet, has integrated new cryptocurrency temtum into its offering. This latest innovation brings the next generation of blockchain technology to Roobet’s players, in a partnersh...

Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: Evelina Lavrova

July 31, 2019
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We had the pleasure of interviewing Evelina Lavrova, CMO of Waves World. She is a mentor at CV Labs’ blockchain incubator where she teaches startups Marketing and PR. She has also been listed as Top 10 Females In Crypto 2017 by Core Magazine. Can you share with us the story of how you decided to

Solana Blockchain Secures $20M Led By Multicoin Capital

July 31, 2019
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Solana has raised a $20 million Series A to build a blockchain made to operate on the mass scale of the world wide web, promising Layer 2 speeds on a Layer 1 platform. On Tuesday, the company announced that the Austin, a Muticoin Capital investment firm based in Texas has led the round. The parti...

Justifire Issues A Patent For Blockchain Firearm Data Recording

July 31, 2019
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We are not surprised to see blockchain make its way even into the firearm industry, with a patent issued to Justifire, a gun appliance manufacturer based in Georgia. The company’s original device captures audio, video and other data for events which require relative force, and is described as a ‘black...

Seagate To Track Hard Drives With The Help Of Blockchain Technology.

July 31, 2019
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Blockchain has become a relatively common use case for the supply chain enterprise, as it adds clarity and trust to a large number of the process involved in the journey of the product to the customer. The blockchain project of Seagate, a tech giant, is entering its pilot phase, seeking help from the techn...

Oracle and Chainlink To Put An Integrated Effort Into Boosting Startups

July 31, 2019
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Blockchain has proven to be a massive, exclusive weapon in start-ups’ innovation arsenal over the past decade. This advanced technology has opened up a new platform for small and potential enterprises looking to grow in this new era of modernization. Blockchain was almost like science fiction, providing ai...

The US Department Of Defence To Develop A Blockchain Solution For Maintaining Cybersecurity

July 30, 2019
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The United States Department of Defense(DoD) is looking for blockchain solutions to ensure cybersecurity as part of its digital modernization strategy. They plan to publish strategies for blockchain technology within 4 years, as announced on July 12, titled “DoD Digital Modernization Strategy: DoD Inf...

Indonesia Collaborates With Singapore-Based BAF To Start Its First Blockchain Hub

July 30, 2019
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The Blockchain Asia Forum (BAF) based in Singapore and Indonesia’s Chamber of Commerce will collaborate on a joint venture, called the Blockchain Centre of Excellence and Education (BCEE). At the Global Blockchain Investment Summit in Jakarta, Rico Rustombi, Kadin official, who is the deputy chairman ...

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize​ The Construction Industry?​

July 30, 2019
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Blockchain technology has proven to be one of the widely disruptive forces. Its power to record, enable and secure a huge number of transactions does raise one question in our minds: can the same technology that powers bitcoin also allow us for the better execution of strategic projects in sectors like con...

Singapore Exchange Is Inching Towards A Future Of Blockchain

July 30, 2019
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In current times, blockchain is one of the most promising means of innovation and advancement for certain use cases that are to do with transactions, even though it is commonly misconstrued as technology. DLTs (distributed ledgers) and smart contracts have immense potential to successfully change capital m...

Telecom Giant Verizon Looking to Enter The Blockchain Space

July 29, 2019
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Verizon, a U.S. telecom enterprise, is looking to join the blockchain space due to its requirement of ‘blockchain technology knowledge’ as website currently list 35 vacancies.  VERIZON JOINS THE FRAY The telecom giant, Verizon, islooking to hire blockchain-engineers to develop a blockchain-based ...

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak To Invest In A Blockchain Venture

July 29, 2019
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The co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak, recently invested in a new blockchain enterprise in Malta, which will carry out solutions for renewable energy sector. EFFORCE will look up after energy efficiency for the environment with the help of blockchain-based solutions. Wozniak collaborated with Jacopo Viset...

Blockchain Is The Next Era Of Database

July 29, 2019
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When we think of why we need blockchain, only one person comes to mind –a guy called Dev, who we had hired to build a few crucial parts of our projects with us. A few years ago, he had been operating his own servers and one of them happened to crash. He was telling us

Blockchain Soon To Disrupt In India

July 29, 2019
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India is placed sixth on the list of patents and trends in the Blockchain industry. Blockchain, in India, has made its presence known in profound ways and is robustly making its way into the Indian fin-tech ecosystem. Countries like Japan and Korea are regulating crypto, whereas other countries like India ...

Is Mainstream Blockchain Going To Disrupt Soon?

July 26, 2019
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The world’s largest brands could “flip the switch” one day, providing its massive user base of billions with Blockchain features who’ve probably never heard of the technology before. No one knows for sure when this might happen, but we’ve picked up plenty of hints so far in 2019 about large industries show...

Is Blockchain & Crypto The Future Of Banking?

July 26, 2019
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News broke at the beginning of July, about Deutsche Bank staff being sent home due to the occurrence of 18,000 job cuts. A photograph showing two men walking next to a Deutsche Bank sign-carrying tote bags with “Bitcoins” written on them went viral on social media, leading many to believe they were on...

Blockchain Research lab, TU Wien Proves To Eliminate Faults In Blockchain

July 26, 2019
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Blockchains are evolving into becoming a superior part of internet technology today. They are used for security-sensitive tasks, like managing supply chains for high-tech factories, in addition to cryptocurrencies. Although Blockchains were initially thought to be the most trusted solution for secure publi...

Blockchain To Help The Real Estate Industry To Combat Fraud

July 26, 2019
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Industries have their eyes on the invaluable benefits that come together with Blockchain. Many industries like agriculture and supply chain have already explored the same, land management and real estate is soon to join the crypto bandwagon too. They definitely won’t be the last as the Blockchain technolog...

Indian Crypto Ban Hitting Hard On Investors

July 25, 2019
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In addition to preventing residents of India from participating in the crypto markets, the proposed crypto ban by the Government of India could also negatively impact investors who have already put their money in digital assets. More than $100 million invested by Indians in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) si...

New York Times Seeks Help From Blockchain Technology To Combat Fake News.

July 25, 2019
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Combating fake news andmisinformation is one ofjournalism’s biggest challenges. There have been manyattempts to help readers recognize when a source shouldn’t be trusted. One of the latest ideasto handle thiscomes thanks to news media publisherThe New York Times and Blockchain technology. The New York...

Blockchain Gaming Platform Refereum To Expand Its In-game Rewards Scheme

July 25, 2019
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Blockchain-based gaming rewards and marketing company the Refereum in the United States announced a partnership with a South Korean online games developer to proliferate its in-game rewards scheme. Refereum, which pays its users with in-house RFR token, said that the feature will soon be made available to&...

Busan Selected As South Korea’s Blockchain Regulation-Free Zone

July 25, 2019
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“Regulatory innovation is not a matter of choice, it is a question of survival” According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 24, the president of South Korea, Moon Jae-In stated that regulatory innovation regarding Blockchain technology is now a question of surviv...

What Is Security Token/STO?

July 25, 2019
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Security Tokens, or STs, are digitalized assets representing complete or fractional ownership. STs and STOs are in their nascence and face many challenges (but are worth it) and shared standards are needed for Security Tokens to take off. Simply put, a Security Token/ Security Token Offering is a comp...

Major General Trading Company Of Japan Is Backing Blockchain-Based Power Trading Platform.

July 25, 2019
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Marubeni Corp., a major general trading company in Japan, is now backing a blockchain-based power trading platform. According to a report by Reuters, the company has issued a loan to Lithuania-based blockchain project WePower. According to Reuters, the size of Marubeni’s stake in WePower after converting t...

Union Bank Of Philippines Pilots Blockchain Remittance

July 25, 2019
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The Union Bank which is a premier bank in the country of Philippines-based bank has successfully completed a pilot test of their blockchain-based cross-border remittance from the Philippines to Singapore. The pilot is the result of a partnership between Union Bank and Singapore-based OCBC Bank, wherein the...

Blockchain Limitations And Performance Issues

July 24, 2019
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Introduction Have you noticed that when we talk about blockchain performance, we usually name approximate numbers? Where do 1000, 100,000 tx per second and other round numbers come from? Why don’t blockchain developers proudly claim 3,423 tx/sec on their websites after each blockchain code update? Th...

Protecting Blockchain Innovation Through Open Source Patent Non-Aggression 

July 24, 2019
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Blockchain, or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is arguably in its second and more impressive phase, moving beyond cryptocurrencies to disrupt multiple vertical markets. It’s seen as a key to underpinning sea changes in retail, finance, real estate, insurance, supply chain, and healthcare, am...

ABBC Foundation’s Buyaladdin: A Whole New World of Online Shopping

July 23, 2019
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Despite Bitcoin’s resurgence in 2019, it still has considerable problems regarding payment adoption and real-life operations. According to a study by Chain analysis, only 1.3 percent of Bitcoin transactions involved a merchant in the first four months of 2019. This shows that for cryptocurrencies...

Blockchain Life 2019

July 23, 2019
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The 4th largest international forum on blockchain and cryptocurrencies Blockchain Life 2019 takes place in Moscow on October 16th—17th. Experts and participants from 70 countries will discuss the fast development of blockchain technology in Russia and the world. All possible ways of making money on cryptoc...

What Is Crypto Margin Trading? Explaining with Bexplus

July 21, 2019
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According to some experts, current bitcoin volatility is also partly due to margin trading becoming more and more popular. But how does it work and why it’s profitable? Bexplus crypto trading is here to explain  Margin trading is a type of assets trading by using funds provided by a third party....

Waves Founder Sells Blockchain Startup to an early Investor

July 19, 2019
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The Waves platform team, Vostok founded a startup which has been sold to one of the project’s earliest investors. According to a report by Russian media outlet Gazeta.ru, Waves platform’s CEO Alexander Ivanov “sold his stake” in the blockchain based data management and smart city oriented project to ...

Japan Sets Up Committee To Study Libra

July 19, 2019
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When it comes to Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project not even one so-called crypto-friendly countries in the world is turning a blind eye to social media giant’s cryptocurrency project and are expecting all will work out well magically. Rather, Japan has decided to take proactive steps in order to unde...

Leading Republican Politician Kevin McCarthy Touts Blockchain Privacy

July 18, 2019
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It seems that the regulators are not convinced enough to adapt to the fast-changing and rapid world of technology, those concerned about maintaining their online privacy should consider using to decentralized technology, said a leading Republican politician. In an op-ed in the New York Times on Sunday, U.S...

Siemens Keen On Using Blockchain Technology For Carsharing

July 18, 2019
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The electrification, automation and digitalization firm Siemens has recently shown great interest in the adoption of blockchain-based solutions. To be particular, Siemens is exploring blockchain technology and is keen on implementing it in the transportation industry, as per a report by Forbes. According t...

Major Korean Firms To Form a Consotium ​to Launch Blockchain Mobile ID System

July 16, 2019
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A consortium of all of the top South Korean firms have teamed up together to launch a blockchain-based mobile identification system in 2020, English-language local news outlet Korea Times reported. According to this report by Korean Times, these firms are mostly are financial services firms KEB Hana Bank, ...