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The Competition to Attract Fintech Companies Continues, EU Undercuts UK with Passporting No Comments

The year 2017 can as well be called the "Year of Fintech", thanks to the development in the fintech sector driven by blockchain infrastructure and smart contract applications. With the traditional banking and financial institutions across the world increasingly expressing interest in adopting these solutions, it is a lucrative business opportunity for many companies in the sector. The governments ...

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Bajaj Displays the Potential of Blockchain Technology to Revolutionize Indian Manufacturing Sector No Comments

In recent days, the Indian government has been making a hard push to strengthen the country's manufacturing sector with its “Make in India” campaign. While this campaign encourages companies and entrepreneurs to manufacture things within the country, the blockchain technology implementation is attempting to make it more efficient. Bajaj Electricals, one of the leading electrical appliances man...

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Blockchain Powered IoT Vaccine, NeuroMesh Scores at MIT 100K Accelerate No Comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is currently underway. As companies work on developing interconnected IoT devices by utilizing a variety of technologies including the blockchain technology, it opens the whole infrastructure to new levels of threats. NeuroMesh, a trusted distributed IoT and smartphone platform intends to prevent such incidents with its botnet security suite. NeuroMesh, f...

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World Food Programme Uses Blockchain Technology to Alleviate Hunger No Comments

Blockchain technology has become popular across various industry segments due to its versatile nature. Applications built on the distributed ledger can be implemented to solve a range of problems, improve the efficiency of existing systems and even bring in transparency. All these qualities are something critical in today's social sector. Realizing its potential advantages, the United Nations Worl...

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Attic Lab to Offer Blockchain Solution to Ukraine’s Alliance Bank No Comments

When it comes to blockchain platform development and adoption of cryptocurrency, the Eastern Europe is a strong force to reckon with. The number of crypto-platforms emerging out of this region since the past one year shows an increasing interest in the technology among entrepreneurs and startups. Among the countries in the region, Ukraine probably has the strongest crypto-ecosystem. The startup...

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Newly Launched Node40 Balance to Make Tax Calculations and Reporting Easier for Bitcoin Community No Comments

The cryptocurrency community in the United States is coming under the IRS scanner lately. The taxation authority has been exploring ways to find defaulters who have failed to report the gains obtained from their cryptocurrency holdings. It even went as far as issuing a John Doe summons to Coinbase, the leading cryptocurrency platform, asking them to furnish all the details of its customers includi...

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Bitcoin Unlimited and Scalability Debate, Confusion Reigns No Comments

The Bitcoin scalability debate has been going on for over a year now. The community has so far been unable to come to a consensus regarding the future roadmap of the cryptocurrency. These scalability delays have started to impact the usage of Bitcoin, due to increasing transaction times, flooded mempool and growing miner fee. There is a sense of urgency currently prevailing in the cryptocurrency c...

IBM Blockchain, Fabric Based Enterprise Blockchain Solution Launched No Comments

In the past few days, IBM — the international technology giant has been in the news multiple times for its collaboration with companies to develop blockchain solutions. Being one of the Hyperledger project members, IBM has been pushing the use of Fabric distributed ledger for commercial applications. After all these developments, the company has finally made its blockchain services official. ...


IOTA, a Cryptotoken for the Internet of Things’ Applications No Comments

Cryptocurrencies, blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) are going to be the future. The IOTA tokens combine the goodness of all the three into one. However, unlike Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the IOTA micro-transaction token is based on Tangle ledger specifically designed for the Internet of Things related applications, way back in 2015. According to publications, the IOTA powered...

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MonetaGo Aims for Blockchain without Bitcoin for Banking Sector No Comments

Bitcoin and Blockchain are synonymous to each other, for blockchain is the popular cryptocurrency's underlying technology. After Bitcoin, many alternative cryptocurrencies have come up, which still uses a distributed ledger either similar to or derived from Bitcoin blockchain. However, the US-based blockchain company MonetaGo intends to change that for the convenience of central banks. In a rec...