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Trafigura Plans to Use Hyperledger Blockchain for Trading Crude Oil No Comments

The use of blockchain technology for rapid trade settlements is a concept that has been tried and tested by multiple stock exchanges across the world. Few have also gone ahead and implemented those solutions into their platform. But for the first time, an international trading house is exploring the use of distributed ledger for settling US crude oil transactions. The Singapore-headquartered co...

Stellar Announces Second Round of Lumen Giveaway to Bitcoin and Ripple Communities No Comments

Stellar, the cryptocurrency platform with global financial inclusion as its mission has announced the upcoming Bitcoin-Lumen giveaway program. The program that strives to increase the participation of Bitcoin community members in Stellar's initiatives is not a new thing. The second such program of sorts, the upcoming Bitcoin-Lumen giveaway is scheduled for June 27, 2017. During this giveaway ca...

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Chainalysis and Nets to Help Banks Validate Bitcoin Transactions No Comments

The mainstream banking and financial industry has been apprehensive about extending support for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies due to their independent and pseudonymous nature., The mainstream financial sector is bound by various rules, regulations and compliance requirements that make it hard for them to venture out of the purview of fiat currency. But with the new alliance between Chainalysi...

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SAP Joins HyperLedger, as Enterprise Blockchain Wave Sweeps In No Comments

The increasing adoption of distributed ledger technology by companies has made it hard for the enterprise solutions providers to ignore the blockchain. In order to keep up with the changing times, SAP - a leading proprietary enterprise solutions provider has joined forces with the Hyperledger project. An initiative of Linux Foundation, Hyperledger Project has some of the leading names from tech...

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Deloitte Offers an Opportunity for People to Pay for Their Meals with Bitcoin No Comments

Deloitte, one of the “Big Four” auditing firms in the world has taken a huge step towards Bitcoin adoption. The company, which has been supportive of cryptocurrency technology adoption and its benefits has started accepting Bitcoin payments at its “in-campus” restaurant. The inclusion of additional payment option in the “Bistro 1858” restaurant at Deloitte Toronto facility was annou...

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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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Brave New World Investments Allows Investment in Iranian Equities with Bitcoin No Comments

Bitcoin is probably one of the best inventions of the humanity in today's modern world. The universal and decentralized nature of Bitcoin is capable of erasing geographical boundaries and political differences to create an open economy. A Swedish investment company, Brave New World Investments is trying to do just that by making use of the versatile cryptocurrency. Founded by Mairtin O'Duinnin ...