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Deloitte Reports More Than 26,000 Blockchain Projects Launched in 2016

Professional services major Deloitte claims that over 26,000 new Blockchain technology-based projects were launched on the code repository GitHub in 2016. GitHub is a...

Code Name Babylon: Cobalt Is Spinning Off a New Blockchain Subsidiary

Distributed ledger startup Cobalt believes its technology can have wider applications than originally planned. Designed to provide a platform for foreign exchange transactions, the startup...

Australian Govt. Awards Grant to $8 Million Blockchain Energy Project

Australian-based solar startup Power Ledger, among others, is to receive AU$8.25 million in funding from the Australian government for a cutting edge project using...

Nasdaq to Build Blockchain Voting System for Securities Depository Strate

Exchange operator Nasdaq announced yesterday that it is developing an electronic shareholder voting system based on blockchain technology for the South African capital markets. To...

This Is Why Blockchains Will Transform Healthcare

The blockchain revolution has made its way to the healthcare industry, and it’s only the beginning of what’s possible. Healthcare Rallies for Blockchain, a study...

Nokia Trials Blockchain in Bid to Secure Health Data

Finnish communications giant Nokia has announced a new blockchain pilot aimed at developing new ways to store healthcare data. In a press release on its...

Saudi, UAE Central Banks Team Up to Test Cryptocurrency

The central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly launching a pilot initiative that will see the two institutions test...

Gaming Company Veltyco Tapping into Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

UK Gaming company Veltyco Group announced today that it has “commenced discussions with blockchain and cryptocurrency providers” about potential partnerships. Afterwards, its stock price leaped...

Blockchain Asset Registries: Entering the Slope of Enlightenment

Improving access to productive finance in Latin America and the Caribbean is the bottom line of our work. The reason is simple: access to finance...

An African Revolution Being Borne of the Back of Bitcoin and Blockchain

The stereotypical thought of an African revolution, one that breaks the chains of oppression and domination, sparks images of bloody battles of liberation. But...

Colorado New Bill Encourages State to Adopt Blockchain for Data Security

A new state bill introduced to the Colorado Senate is looking at using blockchain technology to secure private data from cyberattacks. Introduced on Jan. 16, Senate...

A Haven for Blockchain: The Case for Wyoming

Wyoming is stepping up to welcome the blockchain community with open arms. A grassroots group, the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, has garnered significant momentum to pass a...

Germany’s Blockchain Bundesverband Lobby Group: Government ‘Welcomes Blockchain Industry’

Blockchain regulation in Germany will get a “comprehensive strategy” and “legal framework advocacy” from government in a new push for legitimacy, according to a press release published by Blockchain Bundesverband...

Russia Is Leading the Charge for Blockchain Democracy

Even as Russia stands accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, its national capital is taking a leadership role in making democracy...

Walmart Is Using Blockchain Tech to Make Shipping ‘Smarter’

A new patent filing finds retail giant Walmart seeking to utilize blockchain technology to perfect a smarter package delivery tracking system. In an application released by the U.S....

Poloniex Says Scheduled Wallet Maintenance To End ‘Shortly’, No Update 16 Hrs After Start

The Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange tweeted that they would be undergoing scheduled maintenance on their wallet service on Thursday, March 8, which has extended without comment from the company...

Huawei Is in Talks to Build a Blockchain-Ready Smartphone

Huawei Technologies Ltd., the world’s third-biggest handset maker, is considering developing a mobile phone that will be able to run blockchain-based applications, according to...

Cisco Imagines Group Chats on a Blockchain in Patent Filing

Cisco is looking at blockchain technology as a way to make confidential group messaging easier and more secure, public filings show. In a patent application released Thursday by...

Bank Of America Seeks Patent On Blockchain-Based Data Storage System

On April 12, the US Patent and Trademark Office published Bank of America’s application for a patent on a Blockchain-based storage system with automated data authentication. In the...

Another Chinese City Is Backing a Big Blockchain Investment Fund

The city government of Shenzhen, China, is backing a dedicated blockchain investment fund, soon after Hangzhou city supported a similar effort. Announced at a blockchain...

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