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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 Supporters Sent Death Threats, Victim Says She Will Fight For Justice

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”: Tim Draper

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 how he...

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

Crypto Industry Needs More Regulation – A Victim’s Perspective

October 12, 2019
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Proper regulation of the crypto market seems to become increasingly necessary. While many experts already claimed that the industry would soon be regulated, as it is needed to save companies with innovative ideas and creative approaches from the clutches of various anonymous criminal acts, the crypto space...

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 Beyond Cryptocurrency

October 11, 2019
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The word blockchain elicits thoughts of cryptocurrency nearly 100% of the time which does disservice to this disruptive new technology.  Bitcoin launched in 2011 and was the first large scale implementation of blockchain technology.  Media, investors, and bleeding-edge technologists have talked about crypt...

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 exchange 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

October 4, 2019
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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...

How Marvin Steinberg, an Ambitious Entrepreneur from a Small Town in Germany, Built a Multi-Million Dollar Empire in Just a Few Years

October 4, 2019
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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​?

October 3, 2019
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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 Is Disrupting Traditional Signatory Lists 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...

SEC Settles Charges For $ 24M Against Block.one For Unregistered ICO

October 1, 2019
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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reached a $24 million settlement with Block.one, the firm behind the EOS cryptocurrency, for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO).  In a press release published on September 30th, the SEC revealed that it has settled charges a...

Meet The Zero Employee Blockchain-Based​ Startup GZH Blockchain

October 1, 2019
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Around 70 million people last year had an understanding that they were a part of an economy that has on-demand work and is flexible. This is the sharing economy that these workers are a part of and they value the variety of jobs that they have been given. This, though a budding economy, has had

Sicily To Use Blockchain For Food Supply Chain Management

October 1, 2019
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Implementing blockchain in the management of food supply chain is probably the most widespread application of the technology so far. Therefore, the Sicilian Regional Assembly has applying blockchain to track the food supply in the region more efficiently.  Blockchain technology has evolved immensely over t...

Music Industry To Get The Best Blockchain Solution With Mediachain

September 30, 2019
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Digitalization has helped the media sector in many ways. The traditional systems and concepts are now being disrupted by innovative approaches that involve advanced technological usage. With the new-age digital approach, things get done faster, better and in a much easier way.  If we take media into c...

Animoca Brands To Launch A MotoGP-Branded Blockchain Racing Game

September 28, 2019
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Animoca Brands, the ASX-listed games maker, is planning to launch a MotoGP-branded race management game.  In a press release published on Thursday, Animoca said that the latest deal allows it a three-year global licensing agreement with Dorna Sports, the MotoGP rights holder, for creating and launchin...

Payments Platform BitPay To Support Payments From Ethereum

September 28, 2019
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BitPay, the popular blockchain payments provider, announced last week that it is planning to support payments from the Ethereum Blockchain. With this support, the BitPay users will be enabled to apply their Ether (ETH) to carry out the following: Purchase gift cards on BitPay app Recharge the BitPay cards ...

Tachyon Network Releases Whitepaper For Its Blockchain-Based Protocol

September 28, 2019
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A decentralized internet protocol, Tachyon Network, has officially released its white paper, disclosing the details on the Tachyon ecosystem and the project’s background.  Reconstruct the TCP/IP model According to a press release published on September 27th, the Tachyon network had revealed the launch...

Blockchain Firm Core Scientific acquires Stax Digital’s Honeyminer

September 28, 2019
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Earlier today, the creator of a major cryptocurrency mining product Honeyminor, Stax Digital, revealed its acquisition with an AI and blockchain company, Core Scientific. Core Scientific, with this deal, is bringing in the key assets of Stax Digital, including Honeyminer’s intellectual property and staff.&...

Three Ways To Invest In Blockchain?

September 28, 2019
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There are several blockchain projects out there for a wide variety of industries. Following are the three ways, that one can choose to invest in blockchain: Stocks Stocks might come to your mind when you first think of investing in Blockchain. They sure do serve as a good start. You could invest in 360 Blo...

What Is Blockchain Technology?

September 28, 2019
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A blockchain is a public ledger of information collected through a network that sits on top of the internet. The way this information is recorded is what makes Blockchin so specisl and outstanding.  Documentation of data on the internet is what Blockchain is and no it is some sort of company, nor is i...

Trading Cryptocurrency Is Now Easy And Secure With Gemini

September 28, 2019
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Launched back in the year 2015, Gemini is a private, licensed digital asset exchange that also offers custodial services for digital holdings. It is a US-based company founded by the Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler. However, they are not just limited to the US as they are readily expanding their servic...

Neo Becomes The First-Ever Member Of Microsoft’s DotNet Foundation

September 27, 2019
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A decentralized open source blockchain application platform, Neo, revealed that it has become the first blockchain member of Microsoft’s .NET Foundation. According to a press release on September 24th, the platform announced that during the .NET Conference 2019, Neo “joined the .NET Foundation, the Microso...

What Are The Benefits​ Of Blockchain For A Business?

September 27, 2019
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Technology is an integral part of modern society. Therefore, technological novelties keep entering the business and trade arena all the time. They aim to bring all-round development in any organization. Business houses cannot wait to experiment with each entry into the marketplace! The latest entrant to th...

Evernym Raises $ 2M From Overstock Subsidiary Medici Ventures

September 27, 2019
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Evernym, a blockchain-based identity company, has raised a $2 million investment from Medici Ventures, an Overstock subsidiary, as per a press release from the company. Medici Ventures had participated in the Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE) by Evernym, which is to be transferred into preferred st...

Welcome To The New Age Of Cloud Computing With ANKR

September 27, 2019
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A cloud-based blockchain infrastructure for business applications is what Ankr Network is. Ankr is the first company to leverage both blockchain and hardware for cloud and data security purposes.  The CEO and co-founder of Ankr Network, Chandler Song was caught in a deep thought on how paintings ...

KPMG Report Says US Customers Are Ready To Use Blockchain Tokens

September 26, 2019
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According to the latest survey by the “Big Four” accounting firm, KPMG, blockchain-based digital currencies are ready for primetime.  Earlier today, the global professional services firm published a study that reveals that maximum US consumers, no matter what their age or background is, are willing an...

IBM Is Willing To Work With Facebook On A Blockchain Ecosystem

September 26, 2019
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IBM agreed to partner with Facebook for developing a blockchain technology, said an IBM executive, adding that creating a blockchain ecosystem is “a team sport”, requiring a team effort.  In an exclusive interview with CNBC, IBM’s blockchain general manager, Jason Kelly said: “Our clients are ready to work...

Lloyds Bank Partners With Blockchain Platform To Improve Trade Finance

September 26, 2019
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Lloyds Bank is collaborating with Komgo, a blockchain platform, for streamlining its commercial banking division.  Blockchain to streamline international trade process On September 25th, FStech, a UK-based financial news outlet, reported that Lloyds Bank, which is one of the “Big Four” clearing banks in th...

Control Your Personal Health Data With Doc.ai Blockchain Solution

September 26, 2019
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Getting health-related insights is now possible digitally. With blockchain helping in the disruption of traditional industries, it is time for the healthcare department to transform into patient-friendly services. Blockchain and machine learning coming together for predictive analysis and personal health d...

Everledger Raised $ 20M From Tencent And Others In Series A Round

September 26, 2019
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Everledger, the blockchain provenance start-up, has received $20 million in a Series A funding round hosted by Tencent, the internet giant.  In an announcement made on Monday, Everledger stated that Tencent has united with its board as a part of the investment deal. Rakuten, Graphene Ventures, Bloomberg Be...

Blockchain Will Be The New Character In The Gaming Industry With Opskins

September 26, 2019
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Gaming has its own marketplace just like any other e-commerce platform like eBay. Founded back in 2015, OPSkins is the online blockchain based marketplace where people have the ability to buy and sell virtual items from video games which could include digital decals and “skins” which are the stickers avail...

Leading Insurance Broker Marsh Tests Blockchain Placement Platform

September 25, 2019
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Marsh, a major insurance broking and risk management company has tested a blockchain-based digital placement platform.  As per a press release published on September 24th, the Risk Exchange platform intends to provide a more protected and transparent digital placement and allow users to have access to...

Bitrue To Release A Blockchain-Based Crypto Loan Platform

September 25, 2019
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Bitrue, an exchange firm based in Singapore, is developing a low-interest crypto lending platform.  The service loans ETH, BTC, USDT, and XRP at a 0.04% daily interest rate is scheduled to go live on September 30th. The users undertake current Bitrue-held cryptocurrencies as collateral against their $...

GrainChain Plans To Unite With The Coffee Supply Chain of Honduras

September 25, 2019
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GrainChain, an agricultural start-up powered by Medici Ventures, is planning to integrate with the coffee industry of Honduras by delivering its blockchain platform to a coalition of stakeholders. Medici Ventures is the blockchain venture arm of Overstock, the online retail giant. As per a press release pu...

Seven Indian Banks Joins JP Morgan’s Blockchain Service Network

September 25, 2019
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JP Morgan has initiated a big massive boost to its global transactions business by introducing seven top Indian lenders like Axis Bank and ICICI Bank to its blockchain platform network which allows payment transactions to reach the beneficiaries quick with lesser steps in international payments. The platfo...

In Conversation with Yaliwe Soko Chairwoman UABA

September 25, 2019
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We had the pleasure of interviewing Yaliwe Soko. Ms. Soko is one of the very few African women to be fully involved in the Blockchain and cryptocurrencies. She took up an interest in Blockchain technology since 2016 and has worked as a freelance Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Consultant for an online investmen...

This Startup Is Expanding Banana Production Facility With Blockchain

September 24, 2019
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Blockchain has managed to enter the agricultural sector and help boost the industry and shape its future. One such blockchain-based startup is Bananacoin which aims to resolve agricultural issues. It is primarily token-based crowdfunding that wishes to expand the banana-growing business in Vientiane provin...

Bluzelle Is Building The New Data Economy With The Help Of Blockchain

September 24, 2019
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The digital age has made sharing a common concept. It is nothing new to find this share economy concept being utilized by various platforms for more customer interaction and better services. Houses let out on Airbnb, personal cars being used by Uber drivers and even selling second-hand stuff online all com...

Trade Stocks Without Any Fees With Robinhood’s Blockchain-Based​ App

September 24, 2019
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The “Occupy Wall Street” movement 6 years ago in New York gave Baiju Bhatt the co-founder of Robinhood and Vlad Tenev an innovative idea that had the potential to change the stocks market scene. The idea was to let people trade stocks without any fees. They have had an experience of being in the finance

Modex To Launch Blockchain Database Platform For Simpler Deployment

September 23, 2019
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Modex, a blockchain start-up, announced the release of its blockchain-based database platform for easier blockchain deployment, which will be carried out by a major oil and gas company called Dietsmann.  Simplifying blockchain adoption  On September 19th, Modex announced the launch of its recent produ...

Swiss University To Use Blockchain For Combatting Fake Diplomas

September 23, 2019
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The University of St. Gallen based in Switzerland is looking to implement blockchain technology for combatting fake diplomas, which is a type of fraudulent activity that has been increasing globally over the last few years. Degree certification As per the CNN Money Switzerland interview from September 19th...

NASA Posts Job Offer For A Crypto And Blockchain Expert

September 23, 2019
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NASA is looking for a data scientist with expertise in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Job posting by NASA Clearly, blockchain technology is finding its applications in all industries and sector. The next initiative would be expanding these applications beyond the planet, and that is something ...

Global Market Insights Forecasts Blockchain Market To Reach $ 16B By 2024

September 23, 2019
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The global blockchain technology market is forecasted to exceed $16 billion by the year 2024, as per a recent report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The report In a release published on September 20th, Global Market Insights gave excerpts from its 10-page report, called “Blockchain Technology Market By Pro...

Business & Trade To Digitalize Soon With Blockchain by Tradove

September 23, 2019
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The Facebook for business partners is here with Tradove ! Tradive is what you would call the business social network. This Blockchain and Al based social networking with bridge the gap between corporate buyer & sellera and enhance B2B transparency as well. Additionally, BBCoin will provide a better pay...

Salt Lending Uses Blockchain To Make The Finance More Accessible

September 23, 2019
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Founded back in the year 2016, SALT was an initiative brought together by Bitcoin enthusiasts to provide solutions to cryptocurrency’s limits. They wanted to make masses realize that to pursue cryptocurrency there is no need to compromise on their regular lifestyle. An asset backed lending was brought into...

The Blockchain And VR Combo To Shape The Future Of All Industries

September 20, 2019
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Virtual reality is just as it sounds, surreal! So the idea of such unique experience combined with gen-next technologies like blockchain could be one of the most innovative projects ever! It is almost like we are experiencing the future. The VR platform named High Fidelity aims to do just that by adapting ...

Nebula Genomics To Use Blockchain For Anonymous DNA Sequencing

September 20, 2019
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Nebula Genomics, a technology start-up, is using blockchain for DNA sequencing, which reduces the requirement for customers to reveal their personal information. According to a blog post published on September 19th, Nebula has initiated an anonymous genetic testing, allowing the clients to buy whole-genome...

European Space Agency Grants €60,000 To SpaceChain For Blockchain Wallet

September 20, 2019
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SpaceChain, a blockchain start-up, has been granted 60,000 euros from the European Space Agency (ESA) for investigating the applications for their satellite-based blockchain wallet system. According to an announcement, the grant provided by the USA’s “kick-start activities” fund will reinforce SpaceChain’s...

Blockchain VC Firm CMCC Global Launches Bitcoin Tracker Fund

September 20, 2019
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A major blockchain-centered venture capital firm in Asia, CMCC Global, has initiated a new institutional tracker fund for Bitcoin (BTC). Custody by Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed firm The Bitcoin-focused fund, called the Liberty Bitcoin Fund, uses Anxone, which is a custodial solution built by a technolog...

In Conversation With The CEO Of FieldCoin Marc Couzic

September 20, 2019
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We have a pleasure interviewing Marc Cuzic CEO of FieldCoin. Fieldcoin provides sound solutions to both the agricultural world and the blockchain investors by bringing them together in shaping the agriculture of tomorrow. Besides, Marc is a contributor to Coinmonks, Hackernoon, and Good Audience.  Can you ...

Signzy Builds A Digital Blockchain Platform For Smarter Banking Future

September 19, 2019
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Technological advancements have changed a lot of industries that had traditional systems. More and more technologies like blockchain and Al helping us with easier, smarter and better form of systems which is even utilized by one of the oldest and powerful sectors like banking. Less paperwork, affordability...

Waste2Wear Develops First Recycled Ocean Fabric To Be Traced By Blockchain

September 18, 2019
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Waste2Wear, a Dutch company, claims that it has developed the world’s first collection of recycled fabrics, made from ocean plastics, which can be traced with the help of blockchain. Demand for tracing recycled materials The eco-friendly company is holding an exhibition from September 17 for two days in Pa...

In Conversation With Igor Telyatnikov, Co-Founder & CEO Of AlphaPoint

September 18, 2019
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We had a pleasure interviewing Igor Telyatnikov Co-Founder and CEO of AlphaPoint. Igor’s mission is to help clients leverage blockchain technology to make illiquid assets liquid. Igor brings over 15 years of experience in leading companies to harness the power of technology to deliver innovative, next-gene...

Wells Fargo To Launch Its Digital Currency On Its Blockchain

September 18, 2019
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The financial giant based in the U.S., Wells Fargo & Co., has announced that it plans on launching their own digital currency called Wells Fargo Digital Cash on its blockchain platform. According to a press release, the Wells Fargo Digital Cash will enable the clients to handle internal book transfers ...

Build Your Own Private Blockchain With Multichain

September 18, 2019
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With the thought of helping users create a private blockchain MultiChain platform. This popular platform for permissioned blockchain helps smooth flow of financial transactions carried by organizations, thus helping them. A simple API and a command-line interface are what the platform provides us. This hel...

Farmers To Go Digital With This Blockchain Startup From Indonesia

September 18, 2019
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Mentioned in the first episode of the new Now Go Build series created by Amazon Web Series is this Indonesian blockchain company named HARA. The company focuses on improving and thereby evolving the food and agricultural sector. HARA is a blockchain-based data exchange from Indonesia that is...

Indian Universities Need To Conduct More Blockchain Training Programs

September 18, 2019
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The most crucial part of any country’s economy is a skilled workforce. Due to the affordability and quality of skilled human resources present in India, the country has become a destination for outsourced work. There is a massive demand for upskilling of the general population because of the amount of work...

Odem Is Set To Transform The Education System​ Using Blockchain​

September 18, 2019
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The education system anywhere in the world needs transformation. Let’s first consider how expensive fees are in most good colleges and institutions. Many times people choose not to study further because of the tremendous financial pressure. A good education can help build the future of an individual’s life...

The Dock is ​Set tO Transform Data-Exchanging Using Blockchain

September 16, 2019
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In order to incentivize exchange of personal information which include your work experience and even connections, Dock is here to help! Founded back in 2017, it is a decentralized data exchange protocol and is created with the aim of disrupting centralized professional networks such as LinkedIn, Upwork, or...

All Your Health Issues Have Blockchain Solutions With Nano Vision

September 16, 2019
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In 2017 Blockchain had tremendous growth and hit its peak with the exposure in mainstream industries because of the fluctuations in bitcoin price which had hit $14k in December that year. All major service industries realized the potential that blockchain carried and wished to solve their organisation prob...

TNC CEO Bruce Jeong to Attend CC Forum London 2019

September 16, 2019
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TNC IT Solutions Group (TNC) is a global blockchain development firm that acts as an official partner for CC Forum London 2019. The company’s CEO Bruce Jeong is part of the event’s organizing committee and an invited speaker who will represent TNC in the annual event that will take place on October 14-16, ...

Miller Lite Is Using PayPal And Cryptocurrency For Its Trivia Game

September 13, 2019
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As reported earlier on Blockchain Magazine, Miller Lite has entered the blockchain space, using the technology for developing its consumer-focused trivia game in association with Vatom Labs. The mobile game rewards eligible customers at specific vending establishments for correctly answering a few trivia q...

Dapper Labs Raises $11M From Warner Music And Others to Launch Flow

September 13, 2019
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Warner Music is partnering with Dapper Labs, the firm behind CryptoKitties, for developing a new blockchain called Flow. As per a report by Forbes on Thursday, Dapper Labs has raised $11 million in funding for this initiative, which also includes an investment from Warner Music. The round is conducted by A...

This Blockchain And AI Startup Is Transforming The Insurance Industry

September 13, 2019
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The sweet name that Lemonade is for an insurance startup it sure is standing by it as it’s helping users receive renters and homeowners insurance at pretty reasonable rates. They make it possible using the power of artificial intelligence and blockchain. Lemonade took in $57 million in premium revenue from...

The Future Of Gaming Is Embracing Blockchain Through Mythical Games

September 13, 2019
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The gaming industry can earn more than what people might generally expect. Let’s take Fornite for example. It has earned an astonishing $1 billion from in-game virtual purchases and all it is a free multi-player virtual game!  With new trends in technologies coming our way, the gaming industry is kind of r...

Mastercard Collaborates With R3 For Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Payment

September 12, 2019
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Mastercard has now collaborated with R3, a blockchain firm, to work on a cross-border payment solution. As per a press release by Mastercard on September 1st, the two companies are planning to test a new blockchain-based international payment solution. The system is expected to work on connecting global qu...

Thailand’s PTT Builds Blockchain-Based Renewables Energy Platform

September 12, 2019
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PTT, the Thai state-owned gas and oil firm, and Energy Web Foundation, a blockchain energy nonprofit organization, have collaborated to develop a blockchain-based renewables platform. According to a press release shared by them, the two firms are jointly building a regional solution based on the Energy Web...

IBM Official Elected As Chair of Technical Steering Committee At Hyperledger

September 12, 2019
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The technical steering committee (TSC) at Hyperledger has now elected another IBM officer for its chair, during ongoing controversy about the tech giant’s increased representation on the panel. A senior technical staff member at IBM for web open technologies and blockchain, Arnaud Le Hors, has replaced Dan...

This Startup Is Set To Finance Small Business Using Blockchain

September 12, 2019
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Debitum Network is a blockchain-based lending platform that facilitates loans and investments. A platform where all transactions as well as risk assessment, insurance, and debt collection, loan applications, and investment options are all handled on the blockchain.  Martins Liberts the CEO of Deb...

Discover The Power Of Ethereum With Consensys

September 12, 2019
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It was in the year 2014 that Joseph Lubin, one of the eight co-founders of the Ethereum Blockchain realized that in order to make people understand how powerful Ethereum is they need to get a considerable population of developers on board. This led to the establishment of this New-York based startup called...

In Conversation with Jillian Godsil Founder Blockleaders

September 12, 2019
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We had the pleasure of interviewing Jillian Godsil. She is a Blockchain Advocate, Founder, Conference Chair, Women in Blockchain Advocate, Keynote Speaker, Crypto Journalist, Broadcaster, CEO, Writer, Homelessness Advocate, Former European Parliament Candidate, Law Changer, Mother, Choir Member, Hill Walke...

In Conversation with Women In Blockchain Rhian Lewis

September 11, 2019
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We had the pleasure of interviewing Rhian Lewis. Rhian Lewis is a software engineer who is the co-developer of altcoin portfolio tracker CountMyCrypto. She is also the co-host of London Bitcoin Women, which she founded with a friend in 2014. She has a BSc in Economics from UCL and is a former digital journ...