Blockchain

10 (Avoidable) Blockchain Mistakes Every Company Makes

With all the proof-of-concept projects across a host of industries, it can feel like blockchain is everywhere and that companies that aren’t creating test projects are falling behind. But the truth is that although blockchain holds a lot of potential, at the end of the day, most of the current …

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SEC to blockchain community: You are now regulated

There are singular moments where you know for a fact that the world will no longer be the same afterwards. While not on par with some far more consequential events in history, today’s SEC ruling, concluding that blockchain tokens sold through token sales are securities, is one of those for the …

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The big business revolution: why the future is blockchain

The value of one bitcoin recently hit a record high of US$3,025, a staggering rise of over 200% in value this year alone.<p>Aswath Damodaran, professor …

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BitClave wants to ‘decentralize’ search, let users profit from their own data

Silicon Valley-based blockchain startup BitClave is holding a presale of its tokens today in advance of its September initial coin offering (ICO). The company’s goal is to enable a “decentralized” form of online search. Instead of running a search via Google and letting Google intermediate (give …

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Wall Street regulator says initial coin offerings should be subjected to same safeguards as traditional securities sales

Wall Street's main regulator said on Tuesday that initial coin offerings (ICOs), a means of crowdfunding for blockchain technology companies, should …

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As Japan Bitcoin Exchanges Cancel Shutdowns, Poloniex Leaves All Options Open

The cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has said it “cannot commit to supporting any specific Blockchain” in the event of a Bitcoin split.<p>In an …

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Renault Shifts Vehicle Maintenance Book To Blockchain

On July 25, 2017, century-old French automobile manufacturer Renault released details of its blockchain-based digital maintenance book. Developed in …

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Why Blockchain Has The Potential To Catalyze The Emerging Energy Economy

In the past year, a growing discussion has emerged around the potential of using blockchain in a broad fashion to facilitate the emerging energy economy. The idea is that blockchain could be used as a secure and low-cost platform to track the billions of eventual transactions in a distributed …

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Blockchain - The Revolutionary Distributed Ledger Technology

Generally, most people choose a dependable mediator such as a bank to accelerate a transaction. Instead of working with a middleman we can pick an …

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Setting up a Parity Ethereum wallet

In the last article I took you through the various types of Ethereum wallet including my personal recommendations. In this article, I am going to …

Cryptocurrency

A Russian Airline Is Now Using Blockchain to Issue Tickets

Russia's biggest airline is now issuing passenger tickets on a blockchain with support from the country's largest private bank.<p>According to a local …

Airlines

Cisco Goes for Premier Membership in Blockchain Project

Cisco updated its status in the open source Hyperledger group from general membership to premier. The Linux Foundation-hosted Hyperledger group works …

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How to create a private Ethereum network

<b>Objectives:</b><p>Target audience:<p>Ethereum developers.<p><b>Necessity:</b><p>The need for this tutorial arises from outdated Ethereum documentation, resulting in …

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Infosys EdgeVerve Expands Blockchain Integration to Sales Platform

A subsidiary of Indian IT giant Infosys is pushing ahead with its plans for blockchain in a bid to create new revenue streams.<p>In a filing submitted …

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Blockchain Startup Receives US Government Grant for Blockchain Key Management System

Blockchain technology startup Evernym has secured a grant worth $794,000 from the US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Small Business …

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Crypto investors flock to a market where tech giants Amazon, Google and Facebook are absent

Money is pouring into cryptocurrencies at a furious clip. You can call it a bubble, or the Wild West. Some say it's reminiscent of dot-com stocks in …

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International payments the winning application for blockchain

by Martin Rogers<p>Start-ups and banking institutions around the world are investing heavily in blockchain and on paper it seems like the perfect …

FinTech

AntShares, China’s First Open-Source Blockchain Platform, Rebrands to Neo

AntShares, China’s first open-source blockchain platform, organized a meeting at Microsoft’s headquarters in Beijing, China, to announce their …

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Cryptos: Libertarian Dream that is "Freaking Governments Out"

Former Member of the Plunge Protection Team Weighs in on the Dollar's Growing Blockchain Issue<p><i>Excerpt from an interview of Dr. Pippa Malmgren by Erik</i> …

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Considering using bitcoin to store wealth? Here's what you need to know

Bitcoin is growing in popularity among hobbyists and IT geeks who trade the currency in South Africa‚ with one local expert estimating 100‚000 trade …

Cryptocurrency

Dubai Set to Achieve Goal of Becoming First Blockchain Government by 2020

Dubai is quickly achieving its goal of becoming the world’s first blockchain-powered government to utilize the technology for all transactions by …

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How Bitcoin's Boom Raised Risk of Currency Split: QuickTake Q&A - Bloomberg

Bitcoin has become so successful that the way it operates needs upgrading, and fast. Trouble is, there are opposing views on how to do that and no …

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Waves Launches Ether Gateway

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Share with:<p>Having successfully launched bitcoin, USD and EUR gateways, Waves has now implemented an Ether gateway within the lite client …

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SWIFT Blockchain POC: enhanced cross-border payments

Early July SWIFT announced that 22 global banks recently joined its Blockchain proof of concept (PoC) initiative introduced in January this year in …

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Blockchain brings new level of transparency for food consumers

Applying new technologies in historically low-tech industries, such as agriculture, presents a new set of challenges around perceived costs, …

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Fintech is in the Eye of the Beholder

Finance Professionals have Very Different Perspectives<p>The development of new technology in the financial sector is happening at a breakneck …

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Microsoft's next step for Blockchain as a Service: Making it more usable by businesses | ZDNet

Microsoft is looking to make its Blockchain-as-a-Service offering easier to use in real-world scenarios by enterprises with a new framework.<p>Microsoft …

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Ethereum Market: How to Make Blockchain Work Better For e-Commerce

From transaction records to payment system, the global e-commerce sector which is projected to increase to $4.058 tln by 2020 needs the Blockchain to …

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New Startups Fuel Growth in the Energy Blockchain Ecosystem

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has cemented its interest in blockchain technologies with a major stake in peer-to-peer energy trading platform …

FinTech

Blockchain could contribute and play a key role in financial inclusion in India: David Lee Kuo Chuen

The journey of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology dates back to 2008—the year of the global financial crisis—when Satoshi Nakamoto published …

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