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Private Blockchains Have Few Applications, Study Finds

Despite all efforts, so far businesses haven’t been able to come up with significant applications for private, centralized blockchains as opposed to public distributed...
Three of Ireland's ‘Big Four’ Banks Using Blockchain to Verify Staff Credentials

Three of Ireland’s ‘Big Four’ Banks Using Blockchain to Verify Staff Credentials

Three of Ireland’s “Big Four” banks are using blockchain tech to verify employees’ credentials. The Bank of Ireland, AIB and...

Bank of Canada Study Finds Double Spending in Blockchain is ‘Unrealistic’

The Bank of Canada (BoC) has published a study on the “incentive compatibility” of blockchain technology this week, finding that double spending is an “unrealistic” outcome. The new BoC study focuses...

After BlockShow: How Achain’s Fork Theory Has Worked in Real Life

It’s been less than a month since Achain introduced its Fork Theory at BlockShow Asia 2017. The project has recently released light-speed ABitcoin (ABTC) and the...
'Blockchain' Being Used by London Rail Company to 'Incentivize Changes in Passenger Behavior'

‘Blockchain’ Being Used by London Rail Company to ‘Incentivize Changes in Passenger Behavior’

DOVU, a startup from London with goals of becoming the world’s leading marketplace for transport data, has reportedly commenced...

Korean Mobile Carrier LGU+ Launches Blockchain-Based Overseas Payment System

South Korea’s LG UPlus, a mobile carrier owned by the country’s fourth largestconglomerate LG Corp., is launching a blockchain-based cross-carrier overseas payment service, Korea Times reports today, September 16. Last...
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Capital One Presents Blockchain Patent for Content Validation

United States bank holding corporation Capital One has won its latest blockchain-related patent, this time incorporating the technology in a content validation system. Documents...

Blockchain Encyclopedia Launches as Developers Iron Out Token ‘Challenges’

Cayman Islands-based blockchain startup Everipedia formally launched its peer-to-peer (P2P) encyclopedia August 9, a press release confirmed. Designed to be an “autonomous encyclopedia without the need for advertisements or...

Smart Cities and Blockchain: Four Countries Where AI and DLT Exist Hand-in-Hand

Have you ever heard about smart cities where traffic, public services and document circulation are fully automated? The smart city concept integrates big data...

World’s First Major Agricultural Trade Using Blockchain Completed, Resounding Success

The applications of Blockchain technology are potentially endless - and every year we are hearing more uses in business and trade. Cryptocurrencies remain in the limelight...

Decentralized Electricity Could be Blockchain’s Trojan Horse

A new spin-off from Blockchain technology experts at ConsenSys called Grid+ will decentralize wholesale electricity, while at the same time providing Blockchain access to...

Overstock CEO Considers Selling Company to Fund Blockchain Venture

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne is likely to sell his e-commerce firm in order to fund a new Blockchain land registry venture, according to the Financial...

US Navy Launches Blockchain Research in Mission to Improve Tracking System

A U.S. Navy command is exploring the potential of blockchain technology in tracking aircraft parts. The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) – which provides material support for...

Messaging Giant Line to Launch South Korean Blockchain Subsidiary

Japan-based social messaging platform Line is launching a blockchain subsidiary, just months after it announced its Line Pay service would offer cryptocurrencies, the company...
Gartner: Blockchain Tech Used by Enterprises at Risk of Becoming Obsolete Within 18 Months

Blockchain Tech Used by Enterprises at Risk of Becoming Obsolete Within 18 Months

Research firm Gartner has warned that 90% of the blockchain technology used by enterprises will need to be replaced within the next 18 months, tech site...

VersaBank Unveils ‘Digital Vault’ Blockchain Service

VersaBank, an all-digital bank based in Canada, is developing a "blockchain-based digital safety deposit box" as part of an effort to tap the tech...

Spanish Coastal City Valencia to Create a Smart Port With Blockchain Tech

The city of Valencia, Spain is planning a smart port based on blockchain technology according to an announcement made at the Dutch port of Rotterdam during...

7 Major EU Countries to Go Big on Blockchain, What It Means for Crypto

On December 4, seven EU countries led by Malta and France have established a group called the “Mediterranean seven” to encourage and promote the usage of blockchain technology. In...

Top 5 Winter Bitcoin and Blockchain Conferences

Winter holidays are incoming, everybody can take a rest with family and friends and, after that, plunge headlong into the amazing world of cryptocurrency...

Turkey Establishes Country’s First University Blockchain Center

Turkey has established the country’s first university-level blockchain center, aiming to close the blockchain expertise gap and ensure wide deployment of the technology, local...

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Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Independent public charity Fidelity Charitable has received $100 million in cryptocurrency donations, according to its recently published report. In its “2019 Giving Report,” Fidelity Charitable...
Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

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Coinbase Admits Putting 3,500 Traders’ Crypto Funds at Risk

A bug could have lost the users of Coinbase a lot of money, confesses the exchange itself in its...