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Tim Draper: Blockchain Could Free Individuals From Inefficient Governments

US investor Tim Draper presented his vision for blockchain-based digital governments in an opening keynote speech at the GovTech Pioneers conference in Vienna, Austria Cointelegraph auf...
Wyoming Signs 4 New Blockchain-Friendly Bills

Wyoming Signs 4 New Blockchain-Friendly Bills

Lawmakers just signed four new blockchain bills in Wyoming, steaming ahead as the most blockchain-friendly state in the U.S. Let’s...

Walmart Explores Blockchain for Connecting Automated Delivery Drones

Walmart's recent patent efforts have showcased how the retail giant is investigating blockchain, and a new filing points to a focus on autonomous delivery...

Don’t ‘Disadvantage’ Emerging Tech Like Blockchain, Says U.S. Telecoms Authority Chairman

The U.S. should not “disadvantage” emerging technologies such as blockchain due to “antiquated” regulations, the head of the country’s telecoms regulator told Indian daily news outlet Indian Express Friday, Oct. 26. Speaking while...

The Public-Private Blockchain Singularity Might Be Closer Than We Think

Nearly a year ago, at Consensus 2017, I bumped into blockchain lawyer Marco Santori, who made an interesting observation. The industry was in a transition...

DLT in Migration Policy: How Blockchain Can Help Both Refugees and Host Nations

As the United Nations Refugee Agency warned in the first days of September, the death rate for refugees attempting to reach Europe has risen. That...
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Moscow Government Plans to Use Blockchain Tech in E-Voting for Parliamentary Election

The city council of Moscow, Russia’s capital city, has submitted a bill to use blockchain technology for an electronic voting system, major Russian news...

$1 Billion Blockchain Fund Launches with Chinese Government Backing

A new Chinese blockchain fund has $1.6 billion available to invest in innovative startups - 30 percent of which is backed by a city...

IT Giant Fujitsu Unveils European Blockchain Innovation Center

Japanese multinational Fujitsu, one of the world's largest IT services companies, has launched a Brussels-based Blockchain Innovation Center. The company announced the initiative on Wednesday, noting that...

Blockchain ‘Radically Simplifies’ KYC, Say UAE Trial Participants

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial free zone within the United Arab Emirates, says it has successfully completed the trial of a...

Reinsurance Giants Tap Blockchain for Data Transparency Boost

A group of reinsurance giants have said they will jointly develop a blockchain system in an effort to boost transparency in the industry. Comprising the...

Nigerian Blockchain Experts Believe Crypto Can Boost African Economy

When we talk about worldwide crypto adoption, one of the most untapped places in the world is Africa. Nigerian blockchain experts have called for...

Barclays Is Pitting Blockchains Against Each Other (For a Cause)

U.K. banking giant Barclays is challenging up-and-coming blockchain coders to help revamp the global derivatives market at a hackathon next month. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk,...

Stellar’s McCaleb: Blockchain Could Power ‘Universal Payments Network’ By 2028

Stellar CTO and co-founder, as well as Mt. Gox creator, Jed McCaleb told CNBC March 21 about his vision for a singular global payments system – one that will...

Gavin Wood Announces ‘Impending Release’ of DIY Blockchain Tool

Another do-it-yourself build-a-blockchain tool is about to launch. Speaking at the Web3 Summit in Berlin on Tuesday, ethereum co-founder and Parity Technologies founder Gavin Wood...

Porsche ‘First’ To Test Blockchain Technology For Cars

Automobile manufacturer Porsche is exploring Blockchain apps in its vehicles in cooperation with the Berlin-based startup XAIN, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported yesterday, Feb. 27. In their press release published Feb....

Boeing Eyes Blockchain in Bid to Fight GPS Spoofing

A new patent filing from Boeing suggests that the aircraft manufacturing giant is looking at how blockchain can help protect in-flight GPS receivers. In a...

Oil Buyers Ditch Paper for Blockchain to Track Tanker Sales

Every day, dozens of oil tankers -- some as long as five football fields -- set sail for ports around the world carrying millions...

Overstock Leads $2 Million Funding for Blockchain Voting Startup

Medici Ventures, a subsidiary of online retail giant Overstock.com, has led a seed funding round for mobile voting platform Voatz. Voatz raised over $2.2 million in the...

How to Make Blockchain Projects and ICOs Appealing to Traditional Investors, Explained

What most ICOs do to improve investor confidence is making the startup team vest their token allocation for a certain period after the ICO....

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