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Tag: blockchain

Thunder Network

Blockchain Raises $40 Million from Google Ventures, Virgin Group and Others No Comments

Blockchain -- the cryptocurrency startup, known for its Bitcoin wallet and block explorer has announced yet another successful funding round. The company has raised a sum of $40 million in the investment round led by Lakestar venture capital. Other prominent names joining the round includes Google Ventures (GV), and Virgin Group's Richard Branson, Nokota Management, Digital Currency Group, Lightsp...


DECENT Testnet Successful; Network Launch Imminent No Comments

Background DECENT has been a long time in the making. Their team formed a few years ago, partnered with NewsBTC in 2015, and finally held their ICO (back then a new idea) a year later. It raised an astonishing 5,881 BTC—worth almost $4 million at the time—and their development team has been on an epic journey ever since. Their mission seemed simple: to decentralize the distribution of dig...


insurance sector

AIG Issues Its First Insurance Policy on Blockchain No Comments

AIG, the multinational insurance provider, has announced its first blockchain based insurance policy, that was issued to UK's Standard Chartered Bank. The blockchain policy termed the “master policy” governs multiple policies for the bank's operations in various countries. The insurance sector has found that blockchain technology can offer them loads of benefits at a fraction of the cost. T...


Indian Blockchain Startup Audience Farm Enters AdTech Space No Comments

In the recent days, India has emerged as one of the strong forces in the crypto-sector as it attempts to keep up with many developed countries when it comes to research, development, and deployment of blockchain solutions. The focus of Indian blockchain sector is gradually expanding beyond fintech, to other segments like shipping and logistics and AdTech. Recently one of the blockchain companies, ...


gene-chain

Gene-Chain Strikes a Balance Between Privacy and Scientific Advancements No Comments

What the Human Genome Project took years to do can now be achieved within minutes, thanks to advancements in genetic sequencing techniques and state-of-the-art laboratory equipment that accelerates the gene mapping process. At the same time, scientists still don't have a clear understanding of the whole human genome, which has turned genetic research and studies into a central branch of biological...


blockchain

Blockchain: A Threat, as Well as an Opportunity for Conventional Accountants No Comments

It is increasingly becoming important for people to have an idea of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. With Bitcoin gaining legal status in various countries and the ever-growing implementation of blockchain technology across different industries, it is now important for those working in finance and accounting line of work to be prepared for the upcoming shift in industry trends. A recent artic...


Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis BTC USD

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Poised For Gains No Comments

Key Points Bitcoin price after a strong correction found support at $2040 against the US Dollar, and started a recovery. There is a monster ascending channel forming with support at $2260 on the 4-hours chart of BTC/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The price may soon gain momentum and break $2700 for a move towards the last swing high at $2970. Bitcoin price corrected lower from $2970 ...


ZenDao Seeks to Use Blockchain Technology to Enhance the Value of History No Comments

ZenDao is on a mission to digitize the art and collectible sector. It is a decentralized platform developed on the Metaverse Blockchain which aims to provide smooth solutions to complex problems and to create fair and open market standards. ZenDao has announced its ICO, which will commence on June 23, 2017. The project entails creating a digital representation of the real- world collectibles on...


IndSoft Systems Expands into Blockchain Setup & Consulting No Comments

IndSoft Systems, a leading cloud-based solutions provider, recently announced its portfolio expansion, now capturing blockchain technology consulting services to support clients leveraging the potential of blockchain technology. Blockchain technology is quickly gaining a great deal of attention from investors. Businesses all over the world, are actively looking for the ways to leverage upon this t...


Circle Founder Governance is More Difficult as Bitcoin Matures. newsbtc

Blockchain Can Do the Unthinkable , Increase Government Productivity and Innovation No Comments

Blockchain, Bitcoin's underlying distributed ledger technology, has practically unlimited use cases across industries, most of which involves increasing the efficiency of existing processes in a cost-efficient fashion. It is no different with the government operations as well. A recent analysis and the resulting report published by Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Org...


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