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Dr.Laura To Use Blockchain To Reduce Cancer Drug Development Cost

November 22, 2019
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There have been lots of strong claims about blockchain technology in almost every sector, from food to medicine. So far, the sizzle to steak ratio has been out of whack, and skepticism is integral to good science. Dr. Laura Esserman is on a mission to bring the blockchain to health care. She is a renowned

Ultra To Dominate Gaming Industry with Blockchain & Ubisoft

November 22, 2019
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Ultra is one of several companies that consider blockchain can make the distribution of games more active and gamers more loyal. The Paris company today declared that Ubisoft, a French video game giant, will help authenticate transactions on its blockchain for gamers. Blockchain Technology is characterized...

Lamborgini To Accelerate Car Authentication Process Using Blockchain

November 22, 2019
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Luxury carmaker Automobili Lamborghini, faced problem while validating the authenticity and heritage of each car. The obstacle was, to get a Lamborghini vehicle accurately authenticated involved a strenuous, often manual-based process. When consumers want to obtain the heritage of their car to gets its val...

A Quick​ Recap of Top 6 Blockchain News of The Month

November 21, 2019
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In the past few decades, blockchain technology has evolved into one of the most promising tools for speed, security, transparency, and decentralization. A lot of industries, from healthcare to banking and finance, education, agriculture, and real estate, among other sectors has started adjusting to this so...

Asia Pacific Expected To Dominate Blockchain Healthcare Globally

November 21, 2019
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The application of blockchain technology in healthcare will expand in the coming years. A recent report predicts a massive $890.5 million being spent on blockchain systems across the global sector by the year 2023. Anticipated to lead the adoption of blockchain technology in healthcare is the ‘Asia-P...

Wyoming’s 13 New Blockchain Laws and it’s analysis

November 21, 2019
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The state of Wyoming gathered its Blockchain Task Force last year, whose aim was to pass legislation to make the jurisdiction an attractive choice for industry startups.  Named the “Delaware of digital asset law,” a reference to Delaware’s lead in corporate law, Wyoming presently has...

COI Uses Blockchain Technology To Clean Oceans And Reduce Waste

November 20, 2019
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The applicability of blockchain technology in various fields has increased remarkably in the past years. The first use of this technology was as a payment medium, providing a secure, quick, and transparent way of obtaining and transferring funds across the world. The adoption of the new blockchain technolo...

Bison Trails A Libra Association Member Raises $ 25.5M In Series A

November 20, 2019
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Bison Trails, a blockchain protocol provider has secured a $25.5 million Series in A funding round led by Blockchain Capital to improve the firm’s infrastructure services. ConsenSys, Coinbase Ventures, A Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Collaborative Fund, and Sound Ventures entered the latest round as new ...

Wholechain To Trace The Seafood Supply chain with Blockchain

November 20, 2019
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Nowadays, most of the retailers want to know where their food comes from. Plenty of startups are using blockchain technology, for its security and transparency rather than cryptocurrency. Wholechain is a platform built on blockchain technology focused on helping fragmented food, and agriculture supply chai...

Is Blockchain-Based Tardigrade Cheaper Than Amazon’s AWS?

November 20, 2019
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A cloud storage service initially declared in 2015 that makes use of the decentralized, peer-to-peer architecture of blockchain technology to record encrypted information on the computers of users across the world has disclosed its pricing model and launch date. Storj Labs initially launched the Tardigrade...

ABBC Launches Aladdin Pro Wallet, A Multi-Asset Secured Wallet

November 20, 2019
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Redefining cryptocurrency security, a new digital wallet – Aladdin Pro Wallet – has been released. The ABBC Foundation will now provide an outstanding crypto security solution.  Perfect for professional traders and long-term crypto users, Aladdin Pro Wallet is a secure and multi-asset blockchain walle...

U.S. & China Tech-War Continues: Is Blockchain Leading to Geopolitics

November 19, 2019
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Things are dramatically shifting from an economic point of view across the world. Two significant superpowers, the U.S. and China, are entangled in a trade war where tariffs have been imposed on goods developing ambiguity for customers and businesses alike and making daily products more costly.  The U...

Chinese Government In Support of Blockchain or Bitcoin?

November 19, 2019
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In late-October, The Bitcoin experienced a considerable variation in its price from $7,300 over $10,600. This price variation was addressed few hours after the Chinese President made bullish or optimistic comments on blockchain technology, which created optimism that these statements would indicate the sta...

“Hahn Air” Issues First Blockchain-Enabled Tickets To Its Passengers

November 19, 2019
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – German airline ‘Hahn Air’ on Monday declared it had issued the first airline tickets empowered by blockchain technology, in collaboration with ‘Winding Tree,’ an open-source travel distribution platform. Hahn Air provides scheduled and charter flights in E...

FEMA To Introduce Blockchain For Quick Disaster Dividend Payments

November 19, 2019
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FEMA( America’s Federal Emergency Management Agency) is considering a blockchain registry to increase the pace of disaster relief payments. According to a November report published on Monday, the proposal by America’s disaster response mitigators comes through a draft text of it’s Nationa...

Make Way For Blockchain 5.0! Here’s All You Need To Know About It

November 18, 2019
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Blockchain technology has advanced and invaded the field of technology, emerging at a pace quicker than most other parallel domains over the last few years. While the world is occupied with more prominent players like Facebook, companies are making some radical advancements for able use cases of the blockc...

Core Scientific Launches Hosting Facility With The Help Of Blockchain

November 18, 2019
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Famous Artificial Intelligence and blockchain firm, Core Scientific, has launched a world-class blockchain hosting facility in Calvert City, Kentucky. As per a press release by the company on November 12, 2019, the new facility will develop a lot of high-technology and construction jobs for the masses. ...

EoS or Ethereum Which Is ​Faster, Better And Secure?

November 18, 2019
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Ethereum and EOS are the world’s significant blockchain projects at this time. While Ethereum wants to decentralize world computing, EOS’s objective is to run fast decentralized applications. Each protocol uses a distinct consensus algorithm and a different governance model to accomplish these ...

U.S To Counter Blockchain And Digital Currency Ambition Of China

November 18, 2019
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In the October 23 Congress hearing on Facebook’s digital currency ‘Libra,’ the founder and CEO of the social media giant, Mark Zuckerberg, warned Washington that blocking Libra would pave to China’s growing technological dominance, which would ultimately threaten America’s dem...

Blockchain Joins Hands with Cannabis to make Research Project

November 16, 2019
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A blockchain-based data marketplace, ‘Measure Protocol,’ and a cannabis-oriented survey rewards app,’ Broccoli,’ will together establish a research group for cannabis users.  The companies will use this to analyze customers, collect information, and prepare reports dedicated to...

Nestle And Carrefour Implement Baby Milk Formula With Blockchain

November 16, 2019
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Nestlé, the global food giant, has associated with French supermarket chain ‘Carrefour’ to bring baby milk formula with blockchain. Using IBM’s food-tracking blockchain software ‘IBM Food Trust,’ these two firms will provide consumers transparent data for the ‘GUIGOZ Bio...

Blockchain Has A Bright Future Claims Binance CEO

November 16, 2019
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Blockchain expert and CEO of Binance, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, is positive about the future of blockchain and digital currency, saying the industry will get more prominent in the coming years. According to an interview with Bloomberg, he comments on the future of blockchain-based technologies, reviews the curr...

Blockchain Technology To Shake Hands With The Food Industry

November 15, 2019
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With blockchain technology, food suppliers and intermediaries can submit data related to breeding, transport of products, and manufacturing into a ledger, which consumers can then access. Data stored in this ledger cannot be changed subsequently. It acts as an assurance of the quality and reliability of th...

Walmart Canada And Blockchain To Make SCM Better!

November 15, 2019
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Walmart Canada has proclaimed the world’s first enterprise full production blockchain solution launched at a large scale mission-critical function. The network will allow for sharing data and collaboration between seventy 3rd party trucking organizations delivering the company. The blockchain system is a c...

KYC Automation Just Got Easier With The Help Of Verismart

November 14, 2019
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Regtech ( Regulatory Technology), often described as the younger brother of fintech, is finding its niche market in India. Obviously, with the familiar and popular challenge – the abundance of unorganized statutory and compliance data for KYC profiling. Frost & Sullivan recommends the global Regt...

Here’s What Sheila Warren And David Treat Think About Blockchain!

November 14, 2019
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A couple of years back, blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) was known as the hot ticket, but recently limelight has receded to the background. Is there any business value to be discovered in blockchain?  “Yes, but only if done correctly, blockchain technology is all about reinventing bus...

Thailand Planning To Adopt Blockchain-Based VAT Refund For Tourists

November 14, 2019
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The Finance Ministry is planning to adopt blockchain-based VAT (i.e., value-added tax) refund service for foreign tourists, from this month-end. The blockchain technology for VAT compensation must speed up the process for tourists all over the world as details of their purchases will be immediately shared ...

Blockchain: Breakable Or Unbreakable? Here’s All You Need To Know

November 14, 2019
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Industries as outer as real estate and diamond sales have grasped blockchain without knowing it entirely as to what it is or how its features might not succeed or have inadvertent consequences. Blockchain guarantees users that once the data is recorded, it can never be deleted or forged. It means that peop...

Blockchain Technology And It’s Benefit To Digital Notary

November 13, 2019
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A notary or a public notary is a public officer appointed by the state government who has the potential to certify a particular action or deed. It includes contracts, documents, affidavits useful in other jurisdictions or deeds. The role of notary requires an official to be a fair-minded person in differen...

Top Organisations​ Are Innovating Securely​, Thanks To The Blockchain

November 13, 2019
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The growth of blockchain helps individuals as well as organizations the opportunity to elevate productivity. Blockchain can boost the transactional process among individuals, companies, suppliers, etc. to develop more flexible and efficient results. Blockchain is an asset as it can provide security to the ...

Is Blockchain dead? Shocking Revelation By Experts

November 13, 2019
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Enthusiasm for blockchain technology that was likely to revolutionize and solve all problems in the world is fading among individuals quickly. Blockchain, the prime technology that powers cryptocurrencies are getting its last sacrament in New York at the Consensus Invest conference where hundreds of true-b...

MAS Develops Blockchain-based​ Prototype for the Payment Network!

November 13, 2019
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MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) has developed a blockchain-based prototype that facilitates payments to be carried out in various currencies on the same network. The prototype network, which was developed by MAS in alliance with JP Morgan and Temasek, can boost cost efficiencies for businesses. It is...

The Indian States In Process to adopt Blockchain?

November 12, 2019
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Blockchain a digital ledger system where transactions made in bitcoin or other cryptocurrency are digitally recorded in chronological order publicly whenever a cryptocurrency is bought or sold. Using this sophisticated technology, individuals yield tremendous benefits. But there are some problems the world...

Coffee Just ​Got Better With Blockchain

November 12, 2019
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The Coffee Board of India’ (CBoI) launched a blockchain-based electronic market platform for farmers on 28 March earlier this year. The response they got was dull, with only 23 registered, and just 100 tonnes of India’s 0.32 million tonnes of coffee produced in 2018-19 sold via the platform. Th...

Live Planet To Launch Blockchain-Based​ Virtual Reality Network

November 11, 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 ...

Bithumb Steps Into India With Its New Blockchain Platform

November 8, 2019
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Bithumb, which is known to be amongst the largest cryptocurrency exchanges across the globe, made an announcement on introducing India to its Blockchain platform. Both government and private sectors, which would include startups and other Indian companies, can make use of The Bithumb Chain, as it is known,...

Coca-Cola Supplychain Firm All Set To Expand Its Blockchain Project

November 6, 2019
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The IT firm that runs Coca-Cola’s bottle manufacturing supply chain processes has its eyes set on the power of blockchain technology. Coke One North America (CONA) says its pilot project with software provider SAP is now ready for expansion from two to 70 of the manufacturers that deliver the 160,000 bottl...

Yap Stone Gets Listed on 8 Exchanges, Giveaways Happening

November 6, 2019
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Yap Stone (YAP), the native asset of the Yap Chain Foundation, got listed on eight notable cryptocurrency exchanges earlier this week, with at least four of them having YAP giveaway events. Users are now able to trade YAP on their preferred crypto exchanges, which are BW, DragonEx, Coinbene, DigiFinex, Coi...

Chinese Regulators Investigate Great Wall Group After Its Stock Rise

November 5, 2019
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A porcelain and education firm that seemed quite dubious is reportedly under investigation by a top Chinese regulator after it became a blockchain stock much in demand last week. Guangdong Great Wall Group’s stock price went rising for five days straight last week after Chinese President Xi Jinping praised...

Is Blockchain Slowly Becoming A Core Components Of Digital Payments?

November 4, 2019
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Although Blockchain technology got its identity from the cryptocurrency king Bitcoin, it went to make a name solely for itself. The future is what we see in the present, as many traditional systems of industries are transforming into futuristic ones via Blockchain. Industries like payments, smart contracts...

Knabu To Pilot Bank Regulatory Reporting With Factom Blockchain

November 1, 2019
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Crypto startup Knabu is working towards piloting bank regulatory reporting with Factom. Factom is among the first enterprise blockchain companies. Reportedly, the launch of the 30-day pilot of the London-based firm was on the 31st of October. Knabu is a payments company with a smart-deposit product meant t...

Yap Chain Foundation Listing Yap Stone on 8 Top Exchanges

November 1, 2019
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The Yap Chain Foundation, the company responsible for the creation of the coin, Yap Stone, is proud to announce that they are listing their coin on eight top-tier global exchanges. The event will happen on November 5, 2019. Yap Stone will be available for trading at 4:00 PM (UTC+8).  Yap Stone will be...

XUNLEI Limited To Establish A Fund Worth $ 100 Million In Blockchain

October 31, 2019
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Xunlei Limited, which is considered to be among the forefront of innovators in shared cloud computing and blockchain technology, informed on the 30th of October that it is planning to establish an independent private equity fund to invest in blockchain technology. It has hopes of raising US$100 Million for...

Tencent Gets Approval To Draft Blockchain-Based Invoice Standards

October 31, 2019
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Tencent, which is among China’s internet giants and is Wechat’s owner company, has received a nod from the Chinese tax officials to draft blockchain-based invoice standards. Reportedly, the funding for Tencent’s blockchain invoice project was received from countries including the U.K., Switzerland, Sweden,...

State-Level Policy For Blockchain And AI To Be Released By Tamil Nadu

October 31, 2019
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Disrupting public policy and governance are new-age technologies like Blockchain and Al. Tamil Nadu is working on a state-level policy for both of these future-oriented technologies. The will be released soon in about 8 to 10 days after they get approval. “We are working on separate policies on blockchain ...

Telangana To Become India’s First State To Implement Blockchain In PDS Scheme

October 30, 2019
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India has been implementing Blockchain at a rapid pace, and it will have a significant impact on how the industries will run in the country in the future. The government had given a nod to Blockchain and utilizing it to usher into the secure digital age.  The Telangana State Civil Supplies Corporation...

Sports, Movies And Blockchain Is What ‘Fight To Fame’ Reality Show Is About

October 30, 2019
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Blockchain has made its way into reality shows, as well. A reality show platform that goes by the name Fit to Fame has developed a business model code known as “BMS” or “Blockchain + Movie + Sports.” The purpose of the model is to use Blockchain and bring together two different worl...

Blockchain Shapes The Supply Chain Industry As India Uses It For Tea Trade

October 30, 2019
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Blockchain for supply chains has been the trend currently as we see Reliance using Blockchain to ensure transparency to goods transport. Next in line is Tea Board India, as they are looking forward to implementing Blockchain to ensure complete traceability of tea produced and supplied in the country. ...

CASA168 To Transforms The Casino Industry With The Help Of Blockchain

October 29, 2019
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CASA168, the blockchain-based streaming casino service provider, gets its name from CASA, which translates to “house” in Spanish. The number 168 that follows CASA implies the ‘path to success’ in Chinese. CASA168 established the BVI Corporation for the creation of what they call the...

South Korea Goes Blockchain Not Long After China

October 29, 2019
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South Korea’s additional investments followed after China’s announcement on its pro-blockchain efforts towards development. The South-Korean government will invest some USD 12.8 million in blockchain projects in 2020, as confirmed by the Ministry of Science and ICT. Reportedly, the ministry has...

China Becomes Pro-Blockchain As It Bans Anti-Blockchain Articles

October 29, 2019
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As per the reports, the officials in China are in the process of deleting a post that says that Blockchain technology is a scam. This comes after China’s official acceptance of Blockchain. Chinese officials and president Xi Jinping caused a significant stir late last week after the latter gave a speec...

Mastercard Uses Blockchain For Seafood Tracking With ENVISIBLE

October 29, 2019
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Mastercard is collaborating with food track-and-trace software provider Envisible to create a blockchain-based supply chain platform that will help supermarkets with tracing the origin of seafood. Powered by Mastercard’s blockchain-based Provenance service Envisible’s new Wholech...

ECP + Is overcoming The Limitations Of Blockchain

October 29, 2019
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ECP + project which has already been listed on the global exchanges, HOTBIT and COIN2X Korea Exchange, has now also been listed on the UK global exchange P2PB2B.IO for the third time. ECP+ was created with the idea of bringing efficiency as well as convenience in transaction process and increasing utility....

Research Claims That More Than 40% Blockchain Employees Work At Crypto Exchanges

October 24, 2019
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The BlocK, an industry-focused publication, conducted research which revealed that almost half of all people working in the blockchain industry are employed by cryptocurrency exchanges. The research results were out on the 23rd of October. According to the report, 42% of people at 158 analyzed firms work f...

TCS Launch A Blockchain-Based Customer Loyalty Platform: Multi-Brand

October 24, 2019
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TCS on wednesday took a significant Blockchain move by launching a blockchain-based multi-brand customer loyalty platform by making use of enterprise Corda, the blockchain company R3’s platform. TCS, the IT services provider, wishes to open up a market opportunity to bring in together customer loyalt...

Corda Blockchain Gets An Ing’s Notary Service Upliftment For Better Transactions

October 24, 2019
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An announcement on a “Blockchain breakthrough” to help enhance ING, a financial services firm, made privacy and security. This feature development is for the transactions that are on the open-source blockchain platform Corda. ING’s “zero-knowledge proof notary service” access ...

Four More Institutions Join Soth Korea’s Decentralised Identity Initative​

October 23, 2019
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South Korea’s decentralized identity initiative got four more significant institutions, which also include the Shinhan and NH Nonghyup banks under its umbrella. The decentralized identity is the initiative that works towards securing and sharing personal information via Blockchain. Released back in July, t...

Blockchain Payments Bring Greater Financial Control: Bank Of Cambodia

October 23, 2019
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Blockchain is making its way into banks and providing futuristic solutions for the banking sector. Assistant Governor at the National Bank of Cambodia Serey Chea made a statement that blockchain payments are the way towards bringing greater financial control and maintaining remittance efficiency. She state...

“Putin Is The Most Influential Person In Blockchain”, Claims Binance CEO

October 23, 2019
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Changpeng Zhao, who is the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance, called Russian President Vladimir Putin to be the most influential person in the blockchain industry. Zhao mentioned in an article on RBC News that Putin would be his choice as someone who has a massive influence in the bloc...

BW’S ‘To The Moon’ Launchpad Event To Witness Maccplus Official Listing

October 23, 2019
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It is official that Maccplus would be listed on October 28th after the ToW Moon program, the launchpad event of BW Exchange. Selected as the 14th Tudor Moon, Maccplus Coin runs from October 21st to 10:00 am on October 21st. To The Moon is a unique launchpad event that serves the participants who have met

Bunkertrace, A Blockchain A​nd DNA-Based Fuel Tracking Solution

October 22, 2019
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Bunkertrace, a blockchain and DNA-based fuel tracking solution, is utilizing DNA markers to trace bunker fuel oil all through the supply chain. In an article by the American Journal of Transportation on the 21st of October, Bunkertrace announced its commercial launch. It comes after a successful ...

China’s Cyber Inspector Gives A Nod to 309 Blockchain Service Providers

October 22, 2019
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The Cyberspace Administration of China published its second list of registered blockchain service providers. This administration is the country’s central Internet regulator, censor, oversight, and control agency. The new batch includes around 309 companies that represent diverse industries. Some of these s...

“Would Stay Cautious on Libra Project”, Says Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

October 22, 2019
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Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, reportedly stated that India would also be joining among others in remaining cautious concerning Facebook’s Libra. Last week’s 2019 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, D.C. discussed the Libra projec...

The AI And Blockchain Future Will Be Coming Sooner Than Later

October 22, 2019
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The new-age has had an industrial revolution to be steered by various automation. Factory and fossil fuels were the ones that drove the industrial revolutions in the past; currently, the automation revolution primarily based on data-driven artificial intelligence (AI). It is indeed essential to know how th...

SEC Prohibits Telegram From Launching TON, Launch Postponed

October 18, 2019
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Telegram has informed investors that the launching of the TON blockchain project will be not as per the schedule and has been postponed. They have pushed the deadline from Oct. 30 to April 30, 2020. In an email to investors Telegram has made a mention of its recent dispute with the Securities and Exchange ...

Royal Family Of UAE Acquired 15% Stake In Crypto Price Index’s CPA200

October 18, 2019
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The Emirati royal family acquired 15% of the Crypto Price Index (CPI) project, which is creating a cryptocurrency analog of the Dow Jones index based on blockchain technology. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Rashed Al Sharqi from the ruling family of Fujairah, and Khalfan Saeed Al Mazrouei, the former Unders...

What Is A Blockchain Wallet?

October 17, 2019
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A digital wallet for managing Bitcoin and Ether is what Blockchain wallet originally is. The wallet is provided by the Blockchain technology itself.  Blockchain wallet helps you manage balances of the two most popular cryptocurriencies, Blockchain wallet helps you create your own E-wallet for free, yo...

How The Public Sector Can Be Transformed By Blockchain In The Future?

October 17, 2019
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The future of public sector can go Blockchain in the following ways: Blockchain helps in securing data-  Cyberattack is nothing new, we all have heard cases on it before. Any organization that carries a large amount of personal data is at the risk of being cyberattacked. With blockchain, more and...

Can Blockchain be Hacked?

October 17, 2019
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The blockchain itself won’t be hacked. There is a misunderstanding when there are hacks taking place on cryptocurrency exchange; those are considered as blockchain hacking issues, which they should be not. The vulnerability that results in hacks taking place is because of the core idea of centralization. I...

The 2nd Largest Bank In US, Bank OF America Is Keen On Hiring Blockchain Experts

October 16, 2019
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The second-largest U.S. bank has started hiring for blockchain positions. The job openings that appeared in recent months clearly indicate that Bank of America has plans set ahead for the future of its operations using the power of Blockchain technology. This hiring decision comes after 78 blockchain-relat...

Satoshi Enters The Oxford Dictionary As The Latest English Word

October 16, 2019
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The Oxford English Dictionary, which is published by Oxford University Press, now has a new addition to the English language word’s collection. The word is “satoshi” and derives itself from the name of the developer of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. The word satoshi was first used not less than seven years ago...

Church In UK Turned Residence Is On Sale And Will Accept Payment In Bitcoin

October 15, 2019
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Bitcoin has become a more and more acceptable form of payment in recent times. Take example of this 150-year-old English church which is being sold for $1.5 million and the payment of which will be accepted in Bitcoin (BTC). As per the listing on one of Britain’s top online real estate portal and prop...

Onecoin Supporter Sent Death Threats To People Who Are Opposing

October 15, 2019
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OneCoin pyramid scheme supporters have got into cyber abusing as Glasgow-based Jen McAdam claims that she has been receiving death threats from them, primarily through Facebook. Jen McAdam, who is a duped OneCoin digital currency investor, claimed that the messages that were sent online were threatening to...

Litecoin Not Bankrupt Claims Founder As They Celebrate Its 8th Birthday

October 14, 2019
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Litecoin’s founder Charlie Lee attacks the uncertainty and doubt that crypto twitter had about the altcoin on its eighth birthday on Oct. 13. It started with an exuberant post by Lee, which announced: “Litecoin network has been up and running continuously for the past 8 years with zero downtime. ...

eBay, Stripe, Mastercard, And Others Back Out Of Libra Project

October 14, 2019
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EBay, Stripe, Mastercard, Visa, and Mercado Pago have all decided to drop out of Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency project. This news is followed after PayPal’s announcement to withdraw as government regulators continue to scrutinize the plans. The companies stated that the...

“With Bitcoin, We No Longer Are At The Mercy Of Dictators”

October 14, 2019
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The operating of governmental activities can go through a significant change with the rise of Bitcoin and similar new-age, innovative technologies as expected by billionaire investor Tim Draper.  “The startup currency,” as Draper calls it, has the ability to bring the world closer. He even mentioned h...

In Conversation With Paul Snow, Founder & CEO At Factom

October 14, 2019
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We had a pleasure interviewing Paul Snow founder and CEO at Factom. Paul is the creator of the first blockchain technology built from the ground up, to solve real-world business problems. Paul’s innovative approach to software and application engineering has spawned a litany of inventive open-source compan...

BW Aims To Enter The Korean Won Market And Even Expand Overseas

October 13, 2019
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Starting back in 2017 and offering premier service in China, South Korea, and other eastern countries, BW, the cryptocurrency exchange, decided to expand its horizons. The west was not all aware of BW, but it soon went on to become CMC World top 10, indicating that its aggressive marketing campaign in the ...

Masternode Mining To Soon Replace Bitcoin Mining With Maccplus

October 13, 2019
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The rebirth of Korea’s first mining method mac coin and the pop coin is what MaccPlus (MACCP) Coin is. The experience of operating with mac coin and the pop coin has eventually led to the development of Mac Plus took place. Bitcoin mining has its disadvantages, and master node mining makes up for it. These

Enjoy & Share K-Drama And Kpop With Best Subtitles Using SmartPlay

October 11, 2019
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A massive fan of K-POP? Love K-drama, but are the terrible subtitles or the lack of subtitles becoming a constant hindrance? Blockchain has helped various industries with its solutions, and well, it has come to the rescue in this department as well with SmartPlay! SmartPlay is a blockchain-based video cont...

SimplyVital’s Blockchain Healthcare Solution Earn A Grant From NSF

October 11, 2019
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A grant of $225,000 is given to this New England-based blockchain company named SimplyVital Health, Inc. from the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to research integration of its protocol Nexus with the Graphene protocol. This grant was being given as part of NSF’s Small Business Programs, wh...

Blockchain Among The Highest Paid Careers In Canada: Reports

October 10, 2019
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The Canadian Digital Chamber of Commerce released its October report on the country’s blockchain industry growth, enlightening about the current strong points as well as the limitations of the eco-system. The report comprised of data from more than 150 participants coming from the cryptocurrency and b...

Bitwise’s ETF Proposal Rejected By SEC

October 10, 2019
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The most recent attempt at making a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) has been rejected by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC made an announcement that the ETF proposal, filed by Bitwise Asset Management in conjunction with NYSE Arca, did not meet legal requirements that ...

Unicef Steps Into Blockchain With Its Decision of Launching A Crypto Fund

October 9, 2019
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With the idea to back open-source technology for kids across the world, UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, launched a crypto fund to enable receiving, holding, and distributing donations of bitcoin and ether.  UNICEF made a statement on Wednesday that this is the very first time for the United Nat...

Telegram Finally Acknowledges Its Connection With TON Blockchian​

October 9, 2019
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The cloud-based messaging app, Telegram, has finally acknowledged its involvement in the Telegram Open Network (TON). After the silence, they maintained after raising $1.7 billion last year. TON and its native gram tokens made an appearance on Telegram’s official website Tuesday morning via terms of s...

Finastra’s Banking Customers Can Now Enjoy Ripple’s Blockchain Solution

October 9, 2019
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To ensure that cross-border payments are processed as quickly as possible, a partnership between Ripple, the enterprise blockchain solution for global payments, and Finastra took place.  This teaming up allows Finastra’s customers to connect and transact with RippleNet partners, w...

Crypto Price Index Partners With Emirati Royal Family, ZBX and ICO Malta

October 9, 2019
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The Crypto market is still regarded by many as inferior to traditional financial products. Crypto Price Index (CPI) intends to change that. CPI is an emerging Decentralised Finance (DeFi) project which aims to allow users to participate in the crypto markets in a stable and less volatile manner. ...

In Conversation With John Monarch, Co-Founder And CEO ShipChain

October 9, 2019
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We had a pleasure interviewing John Monarch co-founder and CEO of ShipChain. John has previous logistics experience in founding one of the fastest-growing fulfillment/3PL companies in the United States. He is intimately knowledgable with the logistics industry in all aspects, from postal logistics and parc...

Coin Hunter: A Blockchain-Based Gaming Platform With AR Interface

October 8, 2019
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Blockchain is considered to be the future of many mainstream industries. More and more industries are adopting blockchain technology and utilizing cryptocurrency into their systems with the vision of gaining better transparency and representing the digital age. The digital age strives to treat the society ...

UAE Embraces Blockchain: $ 16K Granted By UAE Social Ministry For Blockchain Contest

October 7, 2019
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In order to encourage the use of Blockchain for the educational sector and even for social and recreational purposes, the MOCD announced its “Social Blockathon” competition with a total prize fund of $16,300. It has been reported that the contest submissions are open till Feb. 20, 2020, and the Blockathon ...

BitMinutes, Akoin Announce Partnership that Will Transform Africa and the Lives of Its Citizens

October 4, 2019
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Atlanta-based BitMinutes Inc., a financial services technology company that leverages blockchain and pre-paid minutes tokenization to help its partners deliver secure, affordable financial services to their customers, has announced a partnership with Akoin, a new cryptocurrency and DApp eco-syste...

IKEA Makes Use Of Ethereum Blockchain To Settle A Transaction

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In order to settle an invoice with Nordic Store, which is a local retailer that purchased IKEA goods, an Icelandic branch of the Swedish furniture retailer has used Tradeshift’s platform and smart contracts” built on the Ethereum blockchain It has been reported that the transaction was carried out in “Mone...

Verisart A Blockchain Startup For Certifying ART Raises $ 2.5 Million

October 4, 2019
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With Blockchain entering many mainstream industries to change its traditional model of work and renovating it into something that works for the digital age, more and more talks were made on using Blockchain for verifying valuable items. Verisart, had taken the initiative a few years ago by making use of Bl...

Marvin Steinberg, An Entrepreneur Who Built a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

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“When I got the call, I checked my wallet to see if I had enough money for the train ticket… I was down to my last 100€, and I had to make a choice, right then and there.” Why do we all love “rags to riches” stories so much? Do they rekindle a feeling of

Vitalik Buterin Tweets “Ethereum Blockchain” Was Never Designed For Scalability, Twitter Lashes

October 3, 2019
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One Twitter post can honestly get you into a lot of trouble. Admitting that Ethereum Blockchain was never designed for scalability got Vitalik Buterin and Joesph Lubin into serious trouble. This statement by both co-founders was posted by user @notgrubles on Twitter. The clip shows the interviewer asking t...

Dubai Gets Yet Another Blockchain Push With The Launch Of BLOCKO

October 3, 2019
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South Korean company, Blocko an enterprise backed by Samsung has been able to launch in dubai after raising funds in the Asia Pacific and Europe. The Dubai government has been a part of the Blockchain revolution, majorly since last year. It was in April, last year that the government had passed a statement...

Messaging App Line Is Keen On The Crypto And Blockchain Revolution

October 3, 2019
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Blockchain has been influencing a lot of major companies and a diverse range of industries. Facebook has been working on creating its cryptocurrency and JPMorgan and Wells Fargo both will be piloting their international payments.  This can all thus be termed as the crypto or Blockchain revolution. But this...

Is Blockchain The Future​?

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Blockchain has helped disrupt many traditional forms of industries and it continues to do so, so we might as well say that our bright future sure has Blockchain in it. The financial industry has already adopted blockchain and we have witnessed major changes and futuristic progress in the finance industry. ...

Cygnetise Disrupting Traditional Signatory Management With Blockchain

October 3, 2019
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Cygnetise is a digital decentralized Blockchain platform for maintaining and distributing Authorised Signatory Lists. Simplifying the current process that is majorly being followed by all organizations is their aim. They also work towards alleviating internal operational inefficiencies, reducing risk and m...

Mark Cuban Is Confident About Blockchain, But Would “Rather Have Bananas” Than Crypto

October 1, 2019
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In a video segment with WIRED magazine, Mark Cuban, the billionaire investor and the owner of Dallas Mavericks, discussed about the potential of ICOs and cryptocurrency.  Cuban started by saying that cryptocurrencies, specifically Bitcoin (BTC), is only “worth what somebody will pay for it.” Further, Cuban...