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Sierra Leone Did Not Run the World’s First Blockchain Election

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Sierra Leone Did Not Run the World’s First Blockchain Election

On March 7, 2018, Swiss Lab and Foundation for Digital Democracy called Agora, reported that they would work with Sierra Leone to make it the first country in the world to run blockchain-powered elections. Unfortunately, this was false. Agora merely observed the voting and stored some of the results. How the Election Was Polled and Counted The National Election Commission…

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The Bitcoin Hotel for Entrepreneurs

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The Bitcoin Hotel for Entrepreneurs

Communication in this modern area has added some interesting nuances to the workplace. Working remotely, or from home, has become a lot more commonplace in a lot of industries. Though this sounds ideal for many, it does have the downside of lacking the socialization of a traditional office. A new hotel in Singapore adopts bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), and…

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Banks Continue to Demonstrate Success with Blockchain Application

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Banks Continue to Demonstrate Success with Blockchain Application

Two banking giants have recently offered yet another massive break for the application of blockchain technologies in the financial sector. In a $30.48 million securities lending transaction, ING Groep NV and Credit Suisse Group AG employed blockchain-based software to effect the transaction, the companies said on March 1, 2018. Hi-Tech and High Speed This latest record is another example where…

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Porsche Piloting Blockchain Technology Applications for Smart Cars

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Porsche Piloting Blockchain Technology Applications for Smart Cars

Luxury automobile manufacturer Porsche has teamed up with Germany based start-up XAIN, to become the first automobile manufacturer to test blockchain technology applications directly in their vehicles. Porsche’s Blockchain Pilot Program In June 2017, the Berlin-based AI firm won the first “Porsche Innovation Contest” beating 120 other startups. Following the contest, XIAN and Porsche team worked for nearly three months…

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Switzerland Stock Exchange Chairman: Creating a National Cryptocurrency will Boost the Economy

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Switzerland Stock Exchange Chairman: Creating a National Cryptocurrency will Boost the Economy

Swiss Stock Exchange Chief, Romeo Lacher has declared that creating a blockchain-based “e-franc” would further cement the country’s status as a crypto-friendly nation and will surely boost the region’s economy. In Favor of Digital Currencies over Fiat In an interview with Financial Times, Lacher said that an “e-franc” supported by the Swiss central bank would immensely boost the local economy…

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Blockchain Technology Enters the Higher Education Industry (Financing and Verification in 2018)

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Blockchain Technology Enters the Higher Education Industry (Financing and Verification in 2018)

Blockchain technology is penetrating almost every industry. This mass adoption by businesses is due to the benefits that apply to virtually any business platform. The innovation drives down the cost of transacting while creating a secure, transparent ledger. The application to Higher Education is substantial as more ICOs and cryptos are emerging every day looking to enter this niche market….

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South Korean Financial Regulator and the Government Pledge to Support Cryptocurrency Transactions

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South Korean Financial Regulator and the Government Pledge to Support Cryptocurrency Transactions

The period of uncertainty in the South Korean cryptocurrency ecosystem has become much more clear, as authorities have pledged they will henceforth support the growth of the sector. Victory for Crypto Investors Cryptocurrency investors now have peace of mind as the head of South Korea’s financial regulator, and watchdog has said that authorities will support cryptocurrency trading. On top of…

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Lenovo Set to Use Blockchain Technology for Physical Document Validation

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Lenovo Set to Use Blockchain Technology for Physical Document Validation

The Chinese personal computer and mobile phone company, Lenovo, have since caught the blockchain fever. The firm registered a related patent with the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) since 2016, but the USPTO only released the application on February 15, 2018. Blockchain-Based Document Validation System The Chinese technology ‘big whale’ is poised to use Blockchain technology for checking the…

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Blockchain Developers Demand Soaring in 2018

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Blockchain Developers Demand Soaring in 2018

Blockchain developers are the hottest employment opportunity in 2018. Currently, the cryptocurrency community is proliferating but the production of new blockchain developers is severely lagging behind the rest of the growth. A slim talent pool and massive demand means sky high salaries for developers looking to make the jump into the new field.  What is the Blockchain? The blockchain is…

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A Digital Vault for Bitcoin Emerges in Ontario, Canada

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A Digital Vault for Bitcoin Emerges in Ontario, Canada

VersaBank, an original fully-digitized Canadian bank, is offering a new-era deposit facility for consumers’ digital assets. Billing itself as “Canada’s fintech engine,” VersaBank terms the offering a “blockchain-based digital safety deposit box” for bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Blockchain Is Secure, but VersaBank Is Airtight A former lead at BlackBerry cybersecurity, Gurpreet Sahota, has been appointed as Chief Architect on…

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