Monday, June 18, 2018

Adblock Plus to Use Blockchain to Detect Fake News

Adblock Plus developer eyeo GmbH will use blockchain technology in its browser extension Trusted News, TechCrunch reports June, 13.Trusted News has been launched in beta and...

Irish Leader Talks Blockchain, Making Dublin Europe’s Tech Capital

The leader of Ireland, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, took to the stage at MoneyConf in Dublin this morning to announce that the government is gearing...

Blockchain Is ‘Revolutionary,’ Says German Finance Regulator Chief

Felix Hufeld, chief of Germany's financial watchdog, has said blockchain technology is "revolutionary" and its applications could turn the entire financial sector "upside down."Hufeld,...

JD.com’s Finance Arm to Issue Asset-Backed Securities on a Blockchain

JD Finance, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, announced on Wednesday that it is planning to issue asset-backed securities (ABSs) on a blockchain.According to...

Crypto Mining Firm Argo Set to Become London Stock Exchange’s First Blockchain Listing

Cryptocurrency mining outfit Argo Blockchain will likely become the first blockchain company to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), Business Insider reported June 11.After launching its subscription...

Russian Gov’t, Corporate Giants Form Joint Venture to Develop in Blockchain, IoT

Multiple Russian corporate giants, including state-owned Gazprombank, have created a joint venture that plans to develop projects in blockchain and the digital economy, local news outlet TASS reported...

Kakao, Korean Government to Solve Social Problems with Blockchain

GroundX, the blockchain subsidiary of the South Korean messaging giant Kakao, has announced it will work with a government-backed agency to develop blockchain projects...

Korean Banks Can Use Blockchain to Verify Customer IDs from July

A national banking group in South Korea is to roll out a blockchain-based ID verification system for domestic commercial banks in just weeks.According to...

“You Can’t Ban Blockchain. It’s Math”: a Talk with Jimmy Wales

‘Jimmy Wales is good at failure.’ Who would think that? Apparently, Jimmy would, as this is the message he was spreading during his speech...

Is the Catholic Church the Next Stop on the Blockchain Train?

The Catholic Church is probably not the first thing that jumps to mind when thinking of blockchain. However, according to uCatholic, this is exactly where...

Keplertek: How Robotics and AI on the Blockchain Will Change the Future Forever

Keplertek recently finished its Pre-Sale, thus concluding the final stage of its Pre-ICO. In total, all of the pre-sale tokens sold out within the...

Crypto Valley’s Zug to Run Switzerland’s First Blockchain-Based Municipal Vote

The Swiss city of Zug will conduct a blockchain-powered trial municipal vote this summer, local media outlet Swissinfo.ch reported June 8. The event, which is scheduled to...

How Blockchain Can Finally Fulfill Its Promise in Global Payments

There has been much debate about the potential benefits of blockchain technology to improve the world of payments -- particularly international payments.This is a...

Blockchain Makes Sentiment Analysis Made Affordable to All

Understanding price movements in financial markets is all about sentiment. On the face of it that might be an odd statement to make because...

Governor of Connecticut Signs Blockchain Working Group Bill Into Law

Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy signed SB 443 into law, which establishes a blockchain working group to study the technology, according to public documents June 6. The working group...

Mastercard Files Patent for Blockchain System to Secure Card Payments

Financial services provider Mastercard has filed a patent for a blockchain system to provide faster and more secure payments on their cards, according to US Patent and Trademark Office...

Search Giant Baidu Is Launching a Blockchain Space Game

Chinese search giant Baidu revealed on Friday that it is launching a native blockchain game, just days after it revealed a proprietary platform called...

Alibaba Affiliate to Boost Blockchain Development After $14 Billion Raise

Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Chinese internet giant Alibaba, announced on Friday it has raised $14 billion in a Series C round funding,...

Deutsche Bank, Allianz, Auto1 Partner to Create Car Financing Blockchain Platform

German insurance group Allianz and Deutsche Bank have partnered with Berlin-based car exchange Auto1 to offer auto financing using blockchain technology, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported today,...

Colombian Senate Debate: ‘Blockchain Could Change Lives’

The Colombian Senate held a debate on cryptocurrencies and blockchain “as mechanisms to modernize the digital economy” on Wednesday, according to a Senate press...

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