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Global Blockchain Conference Announced For June 14 In Chengdu, China

News world The event will feature discussions from experts in the blockchain ecosystem. Recently announced, the Global Blockchain Conference will be held June 14, 2017, in Chengdu, China. Global Blockchain Conf will be held in Chengdu, CN on June 14. Distinguished guests including @VitalikButerin, @ConsenSysAndrew will be here pic.twitter.com/cyimpIjIg0 — cnLedger …

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Consensus 2017 Day 2 Recap: Finding Blockchain’s Common Ground

Can regulators and the entrepreneurs who want to use blockchain to upend the markets and sectors they work in find common ground? The panels of the second day of Consensus 2017, in part, iterated on some of the first day’s ideas with a focus on balance and progress, touching on systemic applications such …

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Toyota Taps Blockchain Tech for Self-Driving Cars

The Toyota Motor Corporation has in the past stated that it wants to see a driverless car in the streets by 2020, and even invested $1 billion in building a new research institute that would bring artificial intelligence and robotics to its cars. The institute, dubbed Toyota Research Institute (TRI), …

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FSIs get a blockchain tech playground

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Despite the benefits financial services institutions (FSIs) stand to reap from adopting blockchain technology, most have been hesitant due to a lack of familiarity with the technology. Financial services consultant …

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Blockchain explained in plain English

Video: Blockchain in 60 seconds After spending two years researching blockchain and the evolution of advanced ledger technologies, I still find a great spectrum of understanding across my clients and business at large about blockchain. While ledger superpowers like Hyperledger, IBM, Microsoft and R3 are emerging, there remains a long …

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VIX Trading, Hoaxes and Blockchain

VIX manipulation!? The CBOE Volatility Index — the VIX — is a measure of expected volatility in the S&P 500 index. People pay more for options when they expect prices to be volatile, and you can compute implied volatility from option prices. So the VIX looks at the trading prices of a bunch of out-of-the-money …

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TMX Group Develops Blockchain Prototype for Energy Business

TORONTO, May 24, 2017 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) — TMX Group today announced the development of a blockchain-based prototype to power a new service offering from Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group and leading North American energy exchange. NGX collaborated with Nuco Inc. (Nuco), a digital …

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Consensus 2017: Blockchain and Healthcare’s People Problem

Startups and healthcare companies are looking at blockchain as a possible way to give patients greater control over their data – but getting there might not be as easy as it sounds. The question of giving patients ownership of their medical and healthcare-related data was a central one during a …

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