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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...

Major Russian Art Gallery Tretyakov Launches Blockchain-Based Art Patronage Project

The prestigious State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia, is launching a blockchain-based art patronage scheme, Russian news agency TASS reports Nov. 15. The project, dubbed “My Tretyakov,” allows individuals...

Wyoming Passes Bill to Secure Banking Relations for Blockchain Companies

The state of Wyoming has passed a blockchain bill that allows banks to provide banking services to blockchain companies in the state. According to...

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...
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FDA Commissioner Suggests Using Blockchain for New Supply Chain Open Pilot

The Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suggested the use of blockchain for an open pilot scheme for the...
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Big Four Auditor PwC Trials Blockchain System for Verifying Employee Credentials

Big Four audit and consultancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is conducting a trial of its new blockchain-powered platform for ensuring the integrity of employee credentials....
Paypal’s First Blockchain Bet: Digital Identity

Paypal’s First Blockchain Bet: Digital Identity

Paypal has made a relatively small (for a $120+ billion company) in Cambridge Blockchain, which is a company focused...
Foam Turns to Token Grants to Build Out Decentralized Mapping Platform

Foam Turns to Token Grants to Build Out Decentralized Mapping Platform

Foam is accomplishing what few token issuers have: A consistently engaged community that actually uses its token beyond speculation. Following...

AlphaPoint announces new TrustedVM product in partnership with Intel

AlphaPoint, the financial technology company providing infrastructure for digital asset trading networks today announced the release of the AlphaPoint TrustedVM, a trusted virtual machine...

CDC to Trial Blockchain With IBM in Bid to Manage Medical Data

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has signed an agreement with IBM Watson Health to research the use of blockchain for storing...

IBM Pitches Blockchain to British Columbia for Pot Supply Chains

IBM is promoting the use of blockchain technology in the legal distribution of cannabis. According to a document issued to inform to the government of British Columbia, IBM is...

European Insurance Sector Adopting Blockchain to Protect Data

It seems that Blockchain technology is becoming ubiquitous among financial and technology spaces these days. With a huge adoption curve, the new technology space is quickly finding use...

Fujitsu Eyes Cryptocurrency Trading With Cross-Blockchain Payments Tech

Japanese IT firm Fujitsu has unveiled a new payments technology designed to facilitate transactions between blockchains. Announced today, the "ConnectionChain" project is aimed at providing...

Ticketing’s Shady Underworld Getting Gutted

There has emerged a rather large problem when it comes to any big event - ticketing. It sounds simple enough to get ticketing right,...

How Can We Create Awareness Regarding Blockchain in India?

The Blockchain technology has digitalised the world with ease of storing records online, right from bookkeeping for banks to verifying the data presented by a candidate...

Scrap the White Paper: How to Evaluate Tokens and Blockchains

If you have spent any time in the cryptocurrency sector, or looking into initial coin offerings (ICOs), you know that the process revolves around...

France to allow blockchain for trading unlisted securities

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government opened the way on Friday for trading unlisted securities using blockchain digital ledgers with the adoption of new...

Where Have All the Private Blockchains Gone?

The past six months have seen a great deal of excitement in the crypto space – bitcoin passed $10,000, billions were raised in ICOs...

Editable Blockchains? Mining Futures? 2017 Saw Crypto Patents Pile Up

The past 12 months have seen a range of patent applications focused on cryptocurrency or blockchain applications, including some from notable firms such as...

Hooters Boosted by Backing Bitcoin and Blockchain

The New Year has started with a bang for cryptocurrencies as most of them are posting gains again on day three of 2018 during...

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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

Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report. South Korean Blockchain Projects...
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SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

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Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America is seeking to patent a “partitioned” security system for digital currency wallets that gives different users...
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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...