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Iceland’s Bitcoin Mining Industry Losing Allure, Interest Now Shifting to Core Blockchain Technology

Category: Blockchain, Investment, Mining, News, Tech

Iceland’s Bitcoin Mining Industry Losing Allure, Interest Now Shifting to Core Blockchain Technology

Iceland has been a hotbed for bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners due to its very cold climate and the availability of cheap power supply. However, 2018 has seen a shift of interest from bitcoin mining to core blockchain ventures in the country, partly due to the slump in the price of bitcoin, reported  Red Herring on September 23, 2018. Move over…

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Cutting through the Hype: Is Facebook really at Risk of Being Toppled by Blockchain Technology?

Category: Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, Platform

Cutting through the Hype: Is Facebook really at Risk of Being Toppled by Blockchain Technology?

In the past ten years, Facebook has grown from a mere social media platform to one of the biggest internet companies the world has ever seen. With its recent acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp, it has comfortably positioned itself in the minds of over two billion people. The company is also a significant player in the advertising and virtual reality…

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Fake Honey Scandal Shows Blockchain’s Value in Food Tracking

Category: Adoption, Blockchain, Business, Crime, Regulation

Fake Honey Scandal Shows Blockchain’s Value in Food Tracking

Australia is grappling with a fake honey scandal. A number of companies claiming to be selling pure honey have allegedly been mixing in other types of sweeteners such as corn syrup. In a report released by Australian media houses Fairfax and ABC media, 28 honey brands were tested by a German lab. Bremen-based Quality Services International (QSI) was tasked by…

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Brave Browser to Verify Publishers Using Civic’s Blockchain-Powered Platform

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Ethereum, News, Platform

Brave Browser to Verify Publishers Using Civic’s Blockchain-Powered Platform

Crytpo-fueled web browser Brave and the DLT-powered digital identity platform, Civic, have decided to work in unison to bring the latter’s KYC services to publishers on the BAT-funded web browser. Per a September 21, 2018, dated announcement during the Consumer Identity World in Seattle, verified publishers on the Brave platform will now have the option to use Civic’s KYC and…

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Crypto-friendly Dubai Launch Blockchain-Powered Payments Processing and Settlement System

Category: Adoption, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News, Regulation

Crypto-friendly Dubai Launch Blockchain-Powered Payments Processing and Settlement System

Smart Dubai Office in collaboration with the Dubai Department of Finance have created a distributed ledger technology (DLT) based payments processing, settlements, and reconciliation platform aimed at upgrading the financial system to enable real-time, cost-efficient, and frictionless payments processing, reported Thomson Reuters Zawya on September 23, 2018. Dubai Adopts Blockchain Technology Smart Dubai Office, the technology arm of Smart Dubai…

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Global Enterprises and Blockchain Leaders Unite at the First Blockchain and Loyalty Rewards Conference in the World

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Global Enterprises and Blockchain Leaders Unite at the First Blockchain and Loyalty Rewards Conference in the World

MEDIA PASSES AVAILABLE: Loyalty Live Blockchain Conference   October 16-18, Chicago Experts come together for three day conference to educate, collaborate, and support the convergence of these multi-billion dollar industries WHO: Blockchain and corporate loyalty experts come together to help bridge the gap between the two spaces. Speakers represent executives from Fortune 500 companies such as McDonalds, Walmart, Hertz, HSBC,…

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U.S. Congressman to Lead Pro-Blockchain and Crypto Legislation

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, News, Regulation

U.S. Congressman to Lead Pro-Blockchain and Crypto Legislation

Developments concerning blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies are gaining serious momentum in the United States, as Congressman Tom Emmer, announced on September 21, 2018, that he will be introducing three “groundbreaking bills” to pave a clear way for the emerging and disruptive technologies. Closer Look at the Bills Emmer, who was named a co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus earlier in…

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Blockchain: Transforming Your Business and our World, a Conversation with Mark Van Rijmenam

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Development, Finance, Interviews

Blockchain: Transforming Your Business and our World, a Conversation with Mark Van Rijmenam

Mark Van Rijmenam is the founder and CEO of Datafloq, an author, and Keynote speaker in artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and big data from the Netherlands. Named one of the global top 10 Big Data influencer and one of the most influential blockchain speakers, his latest book presents a comprehensive view on how blockchain technology can disrupt the world of…

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dYdX Protocol’s “expo” Enables a new Way to Margin Trade on Ethereum’s Blockchain

Category: Altcoins, Business, Ethereum, Finance, Investment, News

dYdX Protocol’s “expo” Enables a new Way to Margin Trade on Ethereum’s Blockchain

Ethereum-based blockchain project, dYdX, is developing open-source protocols for decentralized margin and derivatives trading for cryptocurrencies. The project’s first platform, expo, will enable trustless margin trading for Ethereum tokens. Expo – a Trustless Margin Trading Platform on the Ethereum network On September 18, 2018, dYdX’s Head of Operations, Zhuoxun Yin, announced the launch of expo, the first platform that provides…

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Swiss Investor Consortium Launches Blockchain Incubator with $100 Million Goal

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, Investment, News

Swiss Investor Consortium Launches Blockchain Incubator with $100 Million Goal

Crypto Valley Venture Capital, a consortium of Swiss investors launched by founders of Lakeside Partners, has launched its initial “Genesis Hub” incubator in Zug to collect up to $100 million, Swiss Info reported on September 20, 2018. A Swiss Consortium For The Blockchain Crypto Valley Venture Capital, a consortium of investors with a vested and unique interest in developing and…

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