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How Tech Pioneers Are Exploring New Frontiers In Davos

Donald Trump, Bill Gates, and other prominent CEOs are likely the first people you picture in Davos at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting each January. While you’ll likely read about Bill Gates wanting to use smart data to end malaria and hear President Trump’s latest statement from the Swiss …

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Japan reportedly exploring Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds [ETFs]

The whole cryptocurrency market has been waiting for the approval of a Bitcoin ETF by the U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission [SEC], with the hopes that it would drive up the institutional investors in the space. Up until now, the commission has only rejected the proposals made with regards to …

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Crypto at the Crossroads: Exploring the Impact of the US Treasury’s Bitcoin Sanctions

At the end of last year, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) named and added two individuals – Iranians Ali Khorashadizadeh and Mohammad Ghorbaniyan – to its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list for their roles in the SamSam ransomware campaign. In the designations, OFAC …

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Crypto Critic Elizabeth Warren Officially Exploring Presidential Run

Senator Elizabeth Warren has joined the 2020 United States presidential race, after announcing on Monday that she will be developing an exploratory committee, according to a report on the Wall Street Journal. With the exploratory committee, Warren will be able to formally raise funds and make key staff appointments before …

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Blockchain Technology: Exploring Blockchain Technology Beyond Cryptocurrencies

The first and most dominant application of blockchain technology is cryptocurrency. However, this isn’t the only application of the technology. Blockchain technology can be used as an organizational tool. Even if it is still in its early stages, many organizations and people are already exploring the possible benefits of the …

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Exploring New Synergies Between Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Da Hongfei: Founder of NEO and OnchainNEO In the wake of announcing their second edition of DevCon in Seattle, Washington in February 2019, I had the opportunity to the founder of NEO about their expectations of the second installment and the industry as it stands today. He is very much …

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US Brokerage Giant TD Ameritrade Exploring XRP and Cryptocurrency for Retail Investors

US brokerage giant TD Ameritrade is exploring whether it should bring XRP and other cryptocurrencies to its 11 million retail investors. In response to a question about whether it will give its clients the option to trade XRP, the firm’s live broadcast financial network said it’s “working hard to make …

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Exploring the Chances of a facebook Cryptocurrency

The past few days has seen several publications and crypto enthusiasts notice that the popular social media giant of facebook has advertised 5 job vacancies related to blockchain technology. The open positions are all based in the company’s headquarters of Menlo Park, California, and are as follows: Data Scientist, Blockchain …

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DHS is Exploring How Blockchain Can Stop Counterfeits and Forgeries

The Homeland Security Department is kicking off a new research initiative exploring ways blockchain can help prevent fraud, counterfeiting and forgery. The agency’s Science and Technology Directorate on Tuesday announced the Preventing Forgery and Counterfeiting of Certificates and Licenses program, which aims to strengthen the digital documentation process using blockchain …

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A Top-5 US Hospital Is Exploring Blockchain for Patient Data

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), one of the top-five hospitals in the US, is partnering with Korean blockchain startup MediBloc in an effort to find better ways to store and share patient data. Synho Do, director of the Laboratory of Medical Imaging and Computation, a joint venture of MGH and Harvard …

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