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  • Betstore9’s David Cho: Blockchain makes games fair, transparent, and enjoyable
    Betstore9’s David Cho: Blockchain makes games fair, transparent, and enjoyable The post Betstore9’s David Cho: Blockchain makes games fair, transparent, and enjoyable appeared first on CoinGeek. ...
    CoinGeek
    3 hours ago
  • British Virgin Islands Announces LIFELabs Partnership for Blockchain-Based Emergency Transaction System
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    9 hours ago
  • Early Spotify Investor Contributes to Blockchain Art Registry in $7 Mln Funding Round
    The blockchain-based art registry startup Artory has reportedly raised $7.3 million in a Series A funding round from an early Spotify investor, among others. The blockchain-based art registry startup Artory has reportedly raised over $7 million in Series A funding round from an early Spotify investor among others. The development was announced by art-focused publication the Art Newspaper on April 22.Artory — ledger of which enables users to trace provenance and title data, as well as record sales of works of art —  has reportedly secured $7.3 million from a group of investors, including private investing firm 2020 Ventures, which backed Swedish audio streaming platform Spotify, American logistics company Postmates, and luxury goods resale platform The RealReal.Nanne Dekking, the founder of the project, said that the funds will be allocated for further improvement of the registry’s data and development ...
    CoinTelegraph
    9 hours ago
  • Major US Health IT Provider HMS Partners With Blockchain Startup Solve.Care
    The new partnership between HMS and Solve.Care aims to reduce government healthcare costs and improve interoperability and accessibility. Major health information technology provider for the United States government, HMS Technologies Inc. (HMS) has partnered with blockchain startup Solve.Care. The development was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 22.As part of the collaboration, HMS will reportedly integrate Solve.Care’s blockchain platform into their federal health information technology (HIT) initiatives in a bid to reduce government healthcare costs and improve interoperability and accessibility.Bill Kirkpatrick, CEO of HMS, said that the partnership will “enable disparate HIT applications to share secured health data via patient authorized access using unsecured Internet connectivity, improving care coordination while enhancing digital healthcare profiles and streamlining access to virtual healthcare services.”Last month, Solve.Care partnered with ridesharing app Lyft to tokenize healthcare-related transport arrangements. The partnership ...
    CoinTelegraph
    10 hours ago
  • Israel: Institute Sues Professor for Alleged Blockchain Intellectual Property Violation
    The Technion has filed a civil suit against a faculty member for allegedly profiting from the technology he developed while working at the institute. The Technion Israel Institute of Technology has filed a civil suit against a faculty member for allegedly establishing of a zero knowledge proof technology company and making use of the knowledge developed by him while working at the institute. The news was published by local media outlet Calcalist on April 22.The Technion has filed a suit against senior lecturer Prof. Eli Ben-Sasson with the Haifa District Court for allegedly violating the institute’s intellectual property rules. Per the lawsuit, Ben-Sasson founded a company dubbed Starkware with a doctoral student at the Technion, wherein "the intellectual property on which the company was founded was developed using grants received at the Technion."Starkware is a company focused on the ...
    CoinTelegraph
    11 hours ago
  • China’s First Blockchain-Enabled Notary Opens Office in Beijing
    China’s first blockchain-enabled notary has reportedly opened its offices in Beijing. China’s first blockchain-enabled notary has opened offices in Beijing, local media People reported on April 19.Per the report, the service opened last Friday at the Beijing CITIC Notary Office. The head of the office reportedly stated that the development marks the beginning of the blockchain notary service era.During the launch event, the director of the Beijing CITIC Notary Office Wang Mingliang noted that he believes that blockchain-based notarization has both the value of notarization and legal significance of blockchain certification. Hu Jiyu, a professor at the School of Business of China University of Political Science and Law, is also quoted stating that blockchain has the advantages of low cost, high efficiency and stability.The newly implemented system purportedly allows the certificate holder to verify the contents of the document ...
    CoinTelegraph
    12 hours ago
  • IOST partners with The Force Protocol to support cross-blockchain capabilities
    CryptoNinjas IOST, a recently launched blockchain network based on the next-generation consensus algorithm “Proof of Believability” (PoB), today announced a strategic partnership with Force Protocol. Force Protocol is an open blockchain financial service platform, which can provide services... IOST partners with The Force Protocol to support cross-blockchain capabilities ...
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    14 hours ago
  • Business law firm Greenspoon Marder launches blockchain practice group
    CryptoNinjas Greenspoon Marder, a national full-service business law firm with 240 attorneys and 26 locations across the United States, today announced the launch of the Blockchain, Digital Assets and Technology Transactions practice group. The practice will be led by... Business law firm Greenspoon Marder launches blockchain practice group ...
    CryptoNinjas
    15 hours ago
  • DAO.Casino decides to launch its own gambling 3.0 blockchain
    CryptoNinjas DAO.Casino, a blockchain based gambling protocol, has announced that it will now turn its attention on developing their own blockchain to become the heart of the DAO.Casino ecosystem. This was decided after the DAO.Casino team conducted extensive... DAO.Casino decides to launch its own gambling 3.0 blockchain ...
    CryptoNinjas
    17 hours ago
  • Scalable Dapp Development Platform Squeezer.io Looks to Revolutionize Business Infrastructures Through Blockchain Implementation
    Bitcoin Press Release: Scalable dApp creation platform Squeezer.io will help software developers integrate decentralized apps into already established business infrastructures. Monday 22nd April, 2019, Belize City, BELIZE –  Scalable dApp creation platform Squeezer.io will help software developers integrate decentralized apps into already established business infrastructures. Squeezer.IO uses a platform, Framework, and Chain-kit (unique software tools) to enable the design and development of open source apps, import projects directly from GitHub, and develop fast solutions for Blockchain Payments and Smart Contracts. The blockchain software industry is expanding quickly, given that blockchain related jobs are among the fastest growing in today’s labor market, it is safe to assume that the demand for blockchain experts is also growing at a significant rate. The average income of a Blockchain developer (in the US) has also increased by roughly 50% compared to that of the ...
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    17 hours ago
  • Blockchain Technology, Evolution of Supply Chain Strategies, and VOLUM
    CryptoNinjas Today, supply chain structures subsume nearly 70% of global GDP (about $54 trillion globally) and employ the majority of the world’s workers. Coordination is really just the act of exchanging efficiencies, which necessarily results in a compounding... Blockchain Technology, Evolution of Supply Chain Strategies, and VOLUM ...
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    18 hours ago
  • NEXT BLOCK’s Second Blockchain Conference in Sofia Was a Roaring Success
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  • EOS (EOS) Marks Record in Blockchain Activity
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  • Chinese City of Guangzhou Issues Business License Using Blockchain and AI
    Guangzhou issued a business license using blockchain and artificial intelligence technology supported by WeChat. Major Chinese city Guangzhou has issued a business license using blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) technology, local news agency Sohu reports on April 22.The license was issued at the administrative center of Huangpu District, Guangzhou, and represents the first blockchain and AI-powered business license in China, according to the news outlet.The type of the license, touted as “scan the code and start the company in one click,” reportedly allows startups to not only file an application, but also to open a bank account and to submit a tax invoice application using a WeChat mini-program.According to the report, by using blockchain and AI, Huangpu District piloted its commercial service blockchain platform that purportedly reduces the bidding submission time and helps to avoid repeated submissions, as well ...
    CoinTelegraph
    18 hours ago
  • JP Morgan Dives into Blockchain-Based Payments, Adds 200 Banks
    The bank is planning to launch the platform in Q3 2019. ...
    FinanceMagnates
    21 hours ago
  • SmartEscrow added to Ubitquity’s blockchain solution for real estate, title industry
    CryptoNinjas Ubitquity, an enterprise-ready blockchain-secured platform for real estate and title recordkeeping, has announced that it has launched SmartEscrow, a blockchain-powered software module that allows for reduced overhead costs and mitigated risks. Once data is placed on the... SmartEscrow added to Ubitquity’s blockchain solution for real estate, title industry ...
    CryptoNinjas
    21 hours ago
  • Usage of Blockchain Rises Among Italian Companies
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    22 hours ago
  • Blockchain legal experts in very high demand, report reveals
    Blockchain legal experts in very high demand, report reveals The post Blockchain legal experts in very high demand, report reveals appeared first on CoinGeek. ...
    CoinGeek
    22 hours ago
  • British Virgin Islands, Blockchain Firm Develop Crypto Payments System for Emergency Aid
    The British Virgin Islands has partnered with blockchain firm Lifelabs.io to launch a crypto-enabled payments infrastructure. The British Virgin Islands — a United Kingdom Overseas Territory in the Carribean — has partnered with blockchain firm Lifelabs.io to launch an alternative crypto-enabled payments infrastructure for residents across its network of islands. The development was reported in a BVI government press release on April 18.The partnership notably heralds a particular focus on using a crypto infrastructure to support the reliable and swift transfer of aid and access to funds in emergency scenarios.The BVI government will implement Lifelabs’ blockchain Platform as a Service (PaaS), which reportedly reduces transaction fees by over 50%, as well as providing significant time savings as compared with Automated Clearing House (ACH) electronic payments, the press release notes.Furthermore, the implementation will support residents’ use of the smartphone-based LifeWallet ...
    CoinTelegraph
    22 hours ago
  • BlockJakarta Blockchain Conference 2019 – Speakers Confirmed
    Muhammad Neil El Himan – Director of ICT Infrastructure, Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (BEKRAF) shall speak at BlockJakarta Blockchain Conference. Triv Exchange and Triv | Pro has joined BlockJakarta conference as silver sponsor. Gabriel Rey De Leroy – CEO of Triv Exchange shall speak about ‘Bitcoin for milenail investment’. BlockJakarta Best Blockchain Startup winner announced – ‘mameCoin’. Sendy Ariani CEO of PT mameCoin Indonesia Berbagi shall advise on their project. Other speakers: 1. Oscar Darmawan – CEO & Founder, INDODAX 2. Dr Edi Prio Pambudi – Assistant to Deputy Minister (Director) on Monetary and Balance of Payment, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs 3. Dharmayugo Hermansyah – Head of Center for Domestic Trade Studies, Trade Assessment and Development Agency, Ministry of Trade 4. Riki Arif Gunawan – Head of Sub Directorate Technology, Directorate Information Security, Ministry of ...
    BitcoinChaser
    1 day ago
  • 21 Events CryptoCanucks Will Attend During Toronto Blockchain Week
    CryptoCanucks is proud to be an official media partner for Toronto Blockchain Week in Toronto, Canada. TBW will be filled with events related to Blockchain Technology on topics such as enterprise applications, accounting, cybersecurity, legal issues, investments and more. There is so much excitement surrounding TBW that Mayor John Tory proclaimed the week of April … Continued The post 21 Events CryptoCanucks Will Attend During Toronto Blockchain Week appeared first on CryptoCanucks. ...
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  • Blockchain Patent Granted to Cybersecurity Company Owned by U.S. Defense Contractor
    Texas-based cybersecurity company Forcepoint has been awarded a blockchain-related patent. Documents published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on April 16 reveal that Texas-based cybersecurity company Forcepoint has been awarded a blockchain-related patent. Forcepoint is owned by U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, and Crunchbase estimates its yearly revenue to be $600 million. The system described in the patent appears to be a complex user behavior monitoring and management system. The system would aim to store data about electronically-observable user interactions and then use this data to identify known good, anomalous and malevolent user actions to enhance the system’s cybersecurity. Some versions of the system employ blockchain technology, according to the patent: “In certain embodiments, the association of the additional context may be accomplished via a blockchain block within a ...
    CoinTelegraph
    2 days ago
  • Basic Income Earth Network Welcomes GoodDollar into Community as First Blockchain-based Project at UBI-Nordic
    CoinspeakerBasic Income Earth Network Welcomes GoodDollar into Community as First Blockchain-based Project at UBI-NordicGoodDollar reached a key milestone in early April by becoming the first blockchain-based project to present at an international Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) event. The general reaction at UBI-Nordic 2019, held in Oslo between April 5 and 7 and hosted by BIEN Norway, was encouraging, according to Dr Sarath Davala, Vice Chairman of BIEN.Concerning GoodDollar’s appearance at the three-day summit, a key event in the UBI calendar, Dr Sarath Davala said:“I believe it was the first time anyone from outside our regular basic income community made a presentation about blockchain and universal basic income (UBI).”Strong starting point: Dr Sarath Davala, Vice President of BIEN, said that GoodDollar’s presentation at UBI-Nordic was encouraging.BIEN was established in London in 1986 by Belgian political economist Philippe Van Parijs, and ...
    CoinSpeaker
    2 days ago
  • Blockchain Phone Fail: Start-up Sirin Labs Lays off 25% of its Staff
    By CCN.com: Sirin Labs, founders of the Finney blockchain phone are making 15 of their 60-person team redundant, as crypto winter bites back with sales of its flagship device “less than expected”. The market may be showing some positive signs as bitcoin, ethereum and others made strong gains in April, but the bear market continues to show its teeth, claiming the scalp of another start-up. Sirin Labs, founded by Israeli businessman Moshe Hogeg, first announced the $1,000 smartphone back in July. To much fanfare they claimed it was the world’s first ‘blockchain-powered’ handset, with one of its main selling points The post Blockchain Phone Fail: Start-up Sirin Labs Lays off 25% of its Staff appeared first on CCN ...
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  • Australia Grants A$170K To Crypto SA To Launch Country’s First Blockchain Incubator
    The Australian government has awarded A$170,000 to blockchain advisory firm Crypto SA to open the country’s first blockchain incubator, reports the Lead South Australia. Crypto SA was granted the funding as part of the Incubator Support program, which provides business incubators with grants of up to A$500,000 to assist Australian startups in gaining the capabilities […] The post Australia Grants A$170K To Crypto SA To Launch Country’s First Blockchain Incubator appeared first on Coinjournal. ...
    CoinJournal
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  • Samsung-Backed Startup Blocko Launches Hybrid Blockchain Aergo Enterprise
    Blocko, a South Korean startup backed by Samsung, has launched its hybrid blockchain Aergo Enterprise and initiated a migration program for clients using its private blockchain product Coinstack, which the company will officially be retiring, it said in a release earlier this week. Aergo Enterprise focuses on providing greater levels of security, scalability and performance, […] The post Samsung-Backed Startup Blocko Launches Hybrid Blockchain Aergo Enterprise appeared first on Coinjournal. ...
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    2 days ago
  • Bibox Announces Bibox Orbit, Offers Opportunity to Buy into Four Blockchain Projects
    The well-known digital asset exchange Bibox has embarked on a mission to expand the blockchain ecosystem. As a part of its initiative, the Estonia based company has announced the launch of Bibox Orbit, set to go live on April 22, 10:00 (GMT +8).  Bibox Orbit is a token launch platform that is designed to enable the community to get involved in high quality decentralized projects, encouraging their development and deployment. The Bibox Orbit program has already short-listed 4 projects which exhibit a huge potential. The projects, handpicked from hundreds of applications received for the program includes: The Force Protocol, Ludos, STAKING and the X-Block. These projects make up for the first phase of implementation and in the near future, the platform will continue listing new DLT projects capable of meeting various real-world requirements of multiple industry segments. Explaining about the ...
    NewsBTC
    3 days ago
  • FPT Corporation and SBI Holdings Invest $3 Million in Vietnamese Blockchain Project
    FPT Corporation and SBI Holdings Inc have jointly invested $3 million in Vietnamese blockchain startup Utop. Technology company FPT Corporation and financial services firm SBI Holdings Inc have jointly invested $3 million in Vietnamese blockchain startup Utop, local English language daily news outlet Viet Nam News reported on April 19.FPT Corporation and SBI Holdings Inc have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to invest $3 million in joint venture Utop, a technology startup based on FPT’s enterprise blockchain platform dubbed akaChain. Utop is designed to gain and redeem loyalty points at merchants within the same network.The project will purportedly enable small businesses registered on the network to reduce costs and secure data through the akaChain platform. FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh said that “the development of Industry 4.0 technologies has created breakthrough opportunities for businesses, mushrooming so many ...
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    3 days ago
  • Bitcoin SV Experiences Blockchain Reorganizations, Possibly Due to Unwieldy Block Size
    Bitcoin SV blockchain is struggling with its large block size following a series of block re-organizations. The Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain is struggling with its large block size following a series of block re-organizations, cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX tweeted on April 19.In the post, BitMEX reveals that on April 18 its BSV node “experienced 2 block re-organizations. First a 3 block re-organisation, followed by a 6 block re-organisation.” BitMEX provided a diagram in the post:Bitcoin SV block reorganization. Source: BitMEXBlockchain re-organization is a situation when two miners discover a block simultaneously in a blockchain which causes a temporary forking in the network, with the situation resolved when a miner finds the next block as their chain has the more work out of two forks. The block which caused the fork becomes “orphaned,” and is changed with the block from ...
    CoinTelegraph
    4 days ago
  • ShelterZoom Creates Contract and Transaction Management Platform Marking New Contract Evolution on Blockchain
    The post ShelterZoom Creates Contract and Transaction Management Platform Marking New Contract Evolution on Blockchain written by Wieke Beenen appeared first on Blockchain News - Security and Utility Tokens, Tokenomics, Cryptoeconomics ShelterZoom, creator of the first Blockchain-based next-generation, contract and transaction management platform for real estate purchase and rental deals, announced Mithra Contract. The new tokenized, industry-agnostic digital contract platform is expected to deliver transparency, efficiency, security and profitability to both public and private sector organizations. Mithra Contract represents an evolution from existing ones, until now, […] The post ShelterZoom Creates Contract and Transaction Management Platform Marking New Contract Evolution on Blockchain written by Wieke Beenen appeared first on Blockchain News - Security and Utility Tokens, Tokenomics, Cryptoeconomics ...
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    4 days ago
  • PR: Monarch Blockchain Corporation Now Supports Bitcoin Cash in Monarch Wallet
    Monarch Wallet Update Brings Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Support In-App The Monarch Wallet now supports Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Users can now store, send, and receive BCH in-app. Qualified Users Can Earn Interest & Purchase BCH in-app using their Credit Card. Monarch Wallet Update adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its list of over 1900 supported cryptocurrencies. Users can now Store, Send, and Receive BCH with Monarch’s Decentralized Universal Crypto Wallet. Monarch Blockchain Corporation’s latest update to the Monarch Wallet brings support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in-app. Users can now store, send and receive BCH from the Monarch Wallet on Android and iOS. In addition, qualified users will be able to purchase BCH via credit card, and even earn APR % Interest using BCH inside their interest earning wallet. Bitcoin.com will also be adding the Monarch Wallet as another wallet their users can ...
    News.Bitcoin
    4 days ago
  • Binance Releases Dates for Its Custom Blockchain Launch
    CoinspeakerBinance Releases Dates for Its Custom Blockchain LaunchBinance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, is launching its new custom blockchain, Binance Chain. In a recent announcement, the company revealed dates for executing Mainnet Swap. On April 23, its Binance Coin (BNB) that now runs on Ethereum will be activated on the new network.On April 18, Binance hinted at the launch of its native blockchain network Binance Chain. A couple of hours later, the exchange announced the launch of its Decentralized Exchange (DEX).
    Today marks the birth of a new genesis block.Who's ready? pic.twitter.com/AF1hVtFXzt— Binance (@binance) April 18, 2019At that day, all pre-selected validators were online to produce blocks with consensus from the genesis block. According to the announcement, Binance Coin would be created in the genesis block.On April 23, Binance Coin is set to be activated on Binance Chain. After that, ...
    CoinSpeaker
    4 days ago
  • XinFin and Trace Financial to provide blockchain powered counterparty risk mitigation
    CryptoNinjas Trace Financial, a financial messaging and integration provider for global financial institutions and an integration partner for SWIFT MT-MX messages, has signed a partnership agreement with the XinFin Network through its Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) sandbox entity. XinFin is an open source... XinFin and Trace Financial to provide blockchain powered counterparty risk mitigation ...
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    4 days ago
  • Stablecoin USDT Launched on Tron Blockchain
    Tether has started issuing its stablecoin USDT on the Tron blockchain. Tether has started issuing its stablecoin USDT on the Tron (TRX) blockchain. The development was announced in a blog post published on April 17.The development is an upgrade from the OMNI protocol-based USDT —  which is pegged to the United States dollar on a 1:1 basis — that now enables users to hold and transfer the cryptocurrency through smart contracts on Tron ensuring instant delivery.“It enables interoperability with Tron-based protocols and Decentralised Applications (DApps) while allowing users to transact and exchange fiat pegged currencies across the Tron Network,” the announcement explains.Tron will reportedly be settling the matter with digital currency exchanges including Singapore-based Huobi, Hong Kong-based OKEx and others, starting from April 30th until the beginning of August.Tron and Tether initially announced a partnership to introduce USDT to ...
    CoinTelegraph
    4 days ago
  • National University of Columbia Joins Blockchain Global Consortium for Science
    The National University of Columbia is joining the Bloxberg global scientific blockchain consortium. The National University of Columbia is joining the global  blockchain consortium for science dubbed Bloxberg, Mauricio Tovar Gutiérrez, co-director of the research group at inTIColombia told Cointelegraph en Español on April 15.Bloxberg is a blockchain initiative formed by 12 research organizations from 10 countries and led by the Max Planck Society, with the National University of Colombia to be the only institution from Latin America. The parties reportedly aim to establish an infrastructure that “broadens the scientific landscape of regionally and nationally governed blockchain networks to become the first truly globally maintained decentralized network by scientists for science.”Tovar Gutiérrez revealed that the project is still in the pilot phase. Bloxberg will purportedly find its application in registering and publishing of scientific articles in order to eliminate ...
    CoinTelegraph
    4 days ago
  • Fintech Firm Hopes to Overhaul Microwork Industry With Platform Built on Blockchain
    sponsored An established fintech platform with millions of users is creating a marketplace in which workers can be paid fairly in crypto for completing microtasks. An established mobile fintech platform with more than 5 million users across 200 countries is launching a decentralized ecommerce ecosystem designed to help anyone with a smartphone make a living, thereby democratizing wealth distribution.Vodi X is the partner company of Vodi, a company that offers its customers the ability to instantly top up prepaid mobile plans worldwide, to buy or send digital gift cards from over hundreds of brands, as well as to make international calls, texts and conduct video conferences.The team says they are seeking to overhaul the microwork industry — and ensure that the millions of people who engage in such activities can find work easily and be compensated fairly for their ...
    CoinTelegraph
    5 days ago
  • Volkswagen Joins IBM-Backed Blockchain Platform for Cobalt Supply Chains
    Amid ethical concerns about mining cobalt, Volkswagen is joining a blockchain-powered platform to ensure the mineral is ethically sourced. Volkswagen is joining a blockchain-powered scheme to ensure the cobalt used in lithium-ion batteries for its electric vehicles is responsibly sourced. The carmaker announced its involvement in a news release on April 18.The German-headquartered company hopes the technology, built on the IBM Blockchain Platform, will “increase efficiency, sustainability and transparency in global mineral supply chains.”In smartphones to cars, cobalt has become a crucial component for consumer products, but according to an IBM blog, two-thirds of global production comes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where an estimated two million miners face “profound challenges including human rights violations.” In 2017, Reuters reported that some cobalt mines use child labor and are controlled by insurgent militias.The new platform, powered by the ...
    CoinTelegraph
    5 days ago
  • Pakistan eyes blockchain for digitalization of government processes
    Pakistan eyes blockchain for digitalization of government processes The post Pakistan eyes blockchain for digitalization of government processes appeared first on CoinGeek. ...
    CoinGeek
    5 days ago
  • Research Shows Big Corporations Investing In Blockchain While Shunning Crypto
    Research conducted by PitchBook reveals that investments in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups by venture capitalists have reached $850 million in the first four months of 2019. However, corporations such as the London Stock Exchange Group and Microsoft are still unwilling to invest directly in cryptocurrency. ...
    ETHNews
    5 days ago
  • Qtum launches enterprise blockchain solution – Unita
    CryptoNinjas Qtum, the open-source public blockchain platform, announced today the launch of Unita, a blockchain protocol designed for enterprises. Unita securely stores data, utilizes existing developer tools and automates information transfer processes for businesses at a documented speed of 10,000 transactions per second. Qtum’s... Qtum launches enterprise blockchain solution – Unita ...
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    5 days ago
  • Blockchain & Cryptocurrency to Revolutionize eSports in Italy
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    CoinIIdol
    5 days ago
  • Accenture, Generali taps blockchain for employee benefits
    Accenture, Generali taps blockchain for employee benefits The post Accenture, Generali taps blockchain for employee benefits appeared first on CoinGeek. ...
    CoinGeek
    5 days ago
  • Crypto, Blockchain Startup Investments Will Reach New Heights in 2019, New Data Suggests
    The $850 million clinched this year so far puts the industry on course to beat its 2018 levels. Venture capital investment in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups will likely set a new all-time high in 2019, Reuters reported on April 17, quoting figures from market data provider PitchBook.Following on from the $2.4 billion in funding the industry received from backers last year, the $850 million raised this year already looks set to beat all previous records.At the same time, while continuing to avoid direct involvement with cryptocurrency handling, investors appear to be contributing larger sums per deal.2018’s total came from 117 investments, whereas this year’s tally stems from just 13, Reuters reports.While Reuters did not confirm which specific deals PitchBook counted in its listings, the cashflow pouring into crypto businesses is becoming ever more conspicuous.As Cointelegraph reported, this week alone ...
    CoinTelegraph
    5 days ago
  • Carrefour to use blockchain to track 20% of production
    The French retail giant hopes to transfer the process of tracking deliveries of 20% of its products to the blockchain by the end of 2019. Carrefour teamed up with Swiss food maker Nestle and IT developer IBM. ...
    CoinFox
    5 days ago
  • EY Blockchain Analyzer delivers new upgrades for crypto audit and tax services
    CryptoNinjas EY, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, has announced the launch of the second generation of EY Blockchain Analyzer, a blockchain analytics tool at the annual EY Global Blockchain Summit. The summit convenes more than 200 executives, analysts and EY... EY Blockchain Analyzer delivers new upgrades for crypto audit and tax services ...
    CryptoNinjas
    5 days ago
  • US Gov’t Blockchain Spending Expected to Increase 1,000% Between 2017-2022: Study
    The U.S. federal government is expected to raise its blockchain spending to $123.5 million by 2022 — an over 1,000% increase from 2017. The United States federal government is expected to raise its blockchain spending to $123.5 million by 2022 — an over 1,000% increase as compared with the $10.7 million it spent in 2017. The forecast was made in a report from IDC Government Insights, published on April 18.IDC states that blockchain spending among state and local governments is also anticipated to grow, from $4.4 million in 2017 to $48.2 million in 2022 — similarly an almost 1,000% rise.Federal civilian agencies — who reportedly spent less than $20 million on the technology in 2017 — are likely to spend over $80 million by 2022, the report continues. The Defense Department — which likewise spent less than $20 million ...
    CoinTelegraph
    5 days ago
  • Forbes Releases ‘Blockchain Billion Dollar List’, Binance is Not On It
    CoinspeakerForbes Releases ‘Blockchain Billion Dollar List’, Binance is Not On ItAccording to International Data Corp, total corporate and government spending on blockchain should hit $2.9 billion in 2019, an increase of 89% over the previous year, and reach $12.4 billion by 2022. When PwC surveyed 600 execs last year, 84% said their companies are involved with blockchain.Forbes’ team of reporters and editors found more than 100 big companies actively exploring blockchain through industry consortiums and other proprietary projects. Their list features 50—with minimum revenues or valuations of $1 billion, and U.S. operations— that are currently leading the way in adapting decentralized ledgers to their operating needs.
    Cryptocurrencies may be in the depths of winter, but it’s early spring for new business applications using the technology underlying bitcoin. Meet the billion dollar babies that made this year's #Blockchain50 list: https://t.co/3ct84wpM3q ...
    CoinSpeaker
    5 days ago
  • Breaking: Binance Expected To Launch Blockchain Today, Decentralized Crypto Exchange To Follow
    Binance Hints That DEX Launch To Come Today Mere minutes ago, Binance just pointed this nebulous message (seen below) on Twitter. The firm wrote that today marks the birth of a new genesis block. While it wasn’t explicit what the Malta-registered exchange is referring to, it is clear that it isn’t referencing Bitcoin, but its own in-house chain, Binance Chain, which houses its own decentralized exchange (DEX) and coin, BNB.
    Today marks the birth of a new genesis block.Who's ready? pic.twitter.com/AF1hVtFXzt— Binance (@binance) April 18, 2019 As of the time of press, it isn’t clear whether the platform intends to launch both its full blockchain, which is primarily centered around simple asset transfers and token issuance, and DEX on the same day. And, it isn’t exactly clear when this will occur, but it is likely to ...
    EthereumWorldNews
    5 days ago
  • Helping blockchain businesses to grow up
    Helping blockchain businesses to grow up The post Helping blockchain businesses to grow up appeared first on CoinGeek. ...
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    5 days ago
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