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Wanchain Joins Rivetz and ElevenPaths to Provide Secure Mobile Blockchain Solutions

AUSTIN, Texas and RICHMOND, Mass. and MADRID, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Rivetz, an industry leader in embedded, blockchain-based mobile security solutions, and ElevenPaths, Telefónica’s Cybersecurity Unit, today announced that Wanchain, the world’s leading public blockchain focused on interoperability, will join their partnership to offer blockchain solutions to enable the next-generation technology …

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The Bitfury Group Unveils Music Industry Open-Source Blockchain Platform

Will The Bitfury Group’s blockchain ‘solution’ succeed where many other companies have yet to do so? Global Bitcoin mining giant The Bitfury Group has broken into the music industry. Earlier today, the company confirmed the launch of Bitfury Surround, a music entertainment division. As with most blockchain ‘solutions,’ Bitfury’s division …

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IBM-Backed Blockchain Platform to Improve Supply Chain Management in Mining Industry

Major tech firm IBM has partnered with MineHub Technologies to deliver a blockchain solution that will improve supply chain management in the mining and metals industry. IBM announced the initiative in a press release published Jan. 16. MineHub is a company that uses technologies including blockchain to develop cost-saving applications …

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How blockchain could undermine censorship

Blockchain technology, which supports cryptocurrencies, can disrupt and drastically change the way transactions are made and records kept. Cases of blockchain being used in innovative ways to circumvent traditional information sharing and for political participation have already been achieved in parts of the world, notably Thailand. What could this mean …

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Start-up Devvio claims its blockchain can handle 8M transactions a second

A start-up firm claims its highly efficient distributed ledger protocol can address all the major problems facing blockchain networks, including being able to scale for global financial business by executing up to eight million transactions per second (TPS). The new blockchain protocol, called Devv, was unveiled and demonstrated at CES …

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Blockchain update WWF Australia launches food tracking blockchain

Our rundown of the ups, downs and long-term future of decentralised and distributed ledger technologies. 17 January 2019 WWF-Australia launches food-tracking blockchain World Wildlife Fund Australia has launched a ‘blockchain-enabled’ tracking system to trace food and other products from source to plate. The aim, WFF-Australia says, is to “help businesses …

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The Promise and Pitfalls of Photography on the Blockchain

Talk to people about blockchain and sooner or later you’ll hear this refrain: “a solution in search of a problem.” Those who see potential in blockchain are fervently generating useful and potentially novel business applications for the technology, like streamlining image licensing, opening new markets for fine-art sales and fighting …

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Purview Of Blockchain In User Identification System

User identification has become a part and parcel of life. Countries across the world have their own Ids for recognition but these are valid only nationwide and the need for universal Ids has emerged to fight against international terrorism, increase country security, and deter Id fraud. Universal Id also means …

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Blockchain app for miners in Rwanda ensures the minerals in your iPhone are conflict-free

Sustainability and traceability are two of the biggest pressure areas for manufacturers. Consumers, partners and regulators are casting ever more scrutiny on the ethical and eco-credentials of supply chains and the materials that end up in their favourite products. Circulor is hoping that its blockchain system will give manufacturers a …

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Reuters brings together expert panels on ‘Blockchain in Healthcare Insurance and Beyond’ and ‘The future workforce’ and the role of humans in a machine age at Davos

Reuters along with Cognizant is organising two panel discussions on ‘The Future Workforce: The role of humans in a machine age’ on January 22, 2019 and on’Blockchain in A resident touches ‘AIBO’, a pet dog robot, at Shin-tomi nursing home in Tokyo, Japan, February 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SEARCH “KYUNG-HOON …

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