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Blockchain Technology to Improve Healthcare Industry, Make People Live Longer Expert Says

Blockchain Technology To Improve Healthcare Industry, Expert Says Events in the last few weeks suggest that the crypto industry and blockchain technology is on the path of growth as well as a possible global mass adoption. From the significant mark the blockchain technology has made on several industries including banking, …

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Patrick M. Byrne Keynotes North American Bitcoin Conference with “Blockchain Tech Stack for Civilization,” Updates on Launch of tZERO’s Blockchain-Based Securities Trading Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Patrick M. Byrne, CEO and founder of Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), shared his vision of how blockchain technology will allow for the building of a “tech stack for civilization” in a keynote speech at the recent North American Bitcoin Conference in …

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MIT Professor: Blockchain Technology Could Create Borderless Economies

/latest/2019/01/mit-professor-blockchain-technology-could-create-borderless-economies/ Silvio Micali, a professor at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) in Brookline, Massachusetts, recently said that blockchain technology has the potential to create a more globalized and borderless economy. Micali, a Turing award-winning cryptographer, explained during an interview with Bloomberg’s Daybreak Asia (on January 21st) …

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Power Ledger Blockchain Firm Signs Deal with Japanese Green Energy Supplier

Western Australian blockchain startup Power Ledger will partner with Japanese renewable energy firm Sharing Energy. The deal will see he solar panel provider team utilise Power Ledger’s distributed ledger to track consumption of clean energy. The initial pilot will focus on just 100 customers of the Japan-based green energy firm. …

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Hyperledger: At the frontline of the blockchain revolution

Now that the “blockchain everything” hype has passed, it’s down to organisations like Hyperledger to unify enterprise IT and delimit what actually belongs within blockchain’s borders. Marta Piekarska, Hyperledger’s director of ecosystem, traces the development of blockchain technology and the progress made so far About 10 years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto …

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NASGO Launches ‘FilmCoin’ Tokenization via Blockchain for Films and Producers at Sundance Film Festival 2019

PARK CITY, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NASGO, a global leader in the advancement of the Blockchain, today announced the launch of FilmCoin, an initiative to allow film makers to release productions in tokenized form with NASGO’s VAPR Augmented Reality (AR) platform. The VAPR application is expected to formally launch for broad availability within …

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50 Cut as $60 Million Blockchain Project Nebulas Lays Off 60% of Staff

The company behind the Nebulas blockchain project has gone from a team of 80 people to just 30, CoinDesk has learned. After gaining attention in August for its decision to delay its token distribution, including holding onto founder tokens for a period of 10 years, the company has undergone a …

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Blockchain start-up Zlto to expand after Google funding

South African social non-governmental organisation Reconstructed Living Labs (RLabs) is planning a national roll out of its blockchain platform Zlto after receiving ZAR 3.4 million from the Google Impact Challenge in 2018, ITWeb reported. RLabs is a community-based skills development organisation that seeks to address youth unemployment by offering work …

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Blockchain wallet bets on stablecoins

The company is contemplating a partnership with undisclosed stable coin project. The CEO of the company believes that stable coins are the future. The worlds’ largest bitcoin wallet service providers Blockchain plans to enter a partnership with stablecoin issuer by the end of 2019. However, the company does not reveal …

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Banking Research Institute Issues Blueprint on Blockchain Implementation

India’s Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) has published a blueprint on blockchain implementation in the banking sector, Indian daily newspaper the Financial Express reported on Tuesday, Jan. 22.   IDRBT was established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996 in order to conduct research …

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