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LiveJasmin Partners With PumaPay so Customers Can Pay Using Cryptos

blokt | 10-16-2018

The adult entertainment sector has been one of the first adopters of technology, especially when it makes the lives of their customers easier and provides more anonymity. Now popular adult live streaming website LiveJasmin is partnering with PumaPay to utilize the latter’s open-source blockchain-based billing protocol that will allow users to make cryptocurrency payments. PumaPay also […]LiveJasmin Partners With PumaPay so Customers Can Pay Using Cryptos was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Ethereum Foundation Makes A Splash With Wave 4 Grants

ethnews.com | 10-16-2018

Various individuals and organizations within the Ethereum community have received funds for their projects, with a large slice of the pie going to the mobile Dapp browsing provider Status.

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Nouriel Roubini Attacks Blockchain in Latest Rant

bitcoin.com | 10-16-2018

NYU economics professor Nouriel Roubini, commonly known as Dr. Doom in mainstream financial media circles, is a long-established Bitcoin and cryptocurrency skeptic. In his latest rant he focuses on blockchain technology and the people promoting it. Also Read: Research: Corporations Fail to Deliver on Blockchain Hype, Scalability a Top Concern Greedy White Men Roubini, who […]The post Nouriel Roubini Attacks Blockchain in Latest Rant appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Coinfloor Obtains DLT Provider License in Gibraltar

bitcoin.com | 10-16-2018

Coinfloor, the oldest operational cryptocurrency exchange in the U.K., has become the first company to secure a distributed ledger technology (DLT) license in Gibraltar. Also Read: 19 Companies Licensed to Operate Crypto Exchanges in Philippine Economic Zone British Overseas Territory Recognizes First Offshore Crypto Entity The London-based crypto exchange, which is backed by Transferwise founder Taavet […]The post Coinfloor Obtains DLT Provider License in Gibraltar appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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How the Dutch Are Setting an Example in Blockchain Adoption

blokt | 10-16-2018

Numerous technology giants are showing interest in blockchain technology. However, governments are still cautious about laying their hands on distributed ledgers. Low blockchain literacy and apprehensions about the implications of this technology could be at the heart of this approach. The Netherlands, on the other hand, has dived into the world of blockchains and is […]How the Dutch Are Setting an Example in Blockchain Adoption was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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27,000 Txn/s: Digital Asset Blockchain Beats Wall Street Bookkeeper’s Minimum Scale

ccn | 10-16-2018

Global business technology provider GFT has announced results of an independent performance test on the Digital Asset (DA) platform showing that the platform can process trading volumes exceeding 27,000 trades per second over a sustained period of time. These results place the platform above peak US equity trading volumes according to the DTCC. Founded inThe post 27,000 Txn/s: Digital Asset Blockchain Beats Wall Street Bookkeeper’s Minimum Scale appeared first on CCN

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Sony to launch blockchain-based platform for digital rights management

cryptonewsreview | 10-16-2018

Business and tech giant Sony has announced a blockchain-based digital rights management (DRM) system, in order to authenticate its rights data. The company is ‘contemplating’ the use cases for the system for information management and data distribution across a range of different fields, an official release states. Sony said: “Today, advances in technologies for digital […]The post Sony to launch blockchain-based platform for digital rights management appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Australian State Eyes Blockchain Upgrade for Property Transactions

coindesk | 10-16-2018

The New South Wales state government is trialing blockchain tech from ChromaWay as part of a bid to digitize property conveyance by next summer.

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The US Is Behind the Curve on Cryptocurrency Adoption, Says WEF Blockchain Head

livebitcoinnews | 10-16-2018

Sheila Warren believes the United States is behind the curve on cryptocurrency payment adoption. The head of the World Economic Forum’s blockchain policy unit says the maturity of the e-commerce arena in Asia has the U.S. playing second fiddle. Asia Leads the World in Cryptocurrency Payment Technology In an op-ed published on CNN Business on...The post The US Is Behind the Curve on Cryptocurrency Adoption, Says WEF Blockchain Head appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Kenyan Government to Use Blockchain to Distribute Affordable Housing

ccn | 10-16-2018

The Kenyan government plans to leverage blockchain technology for the distribution of new government-funded housing units, according to reports from local news outlet the Star. The Kenyan National Housing Fund will finance the initiative under the Finance Act 2018, and it plans to create an efficient allocation of the houses to those who need it … ContinuedThe post Kenyan Government to Use Blockchain to Distribute Affordable Housing appeared first on CCN

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Looking Past ESMA, A Time to ‘Refocus on Growth’

financemagnates | 10-16-2018

As MT5 deployment is nearing full scale, Tom Higgins discusses the most pressing questions in the field of FX tech

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NSW Registry Manager to Test Land Conveyancing on a Blockchain in Australia

ccn | 10-16-2018

The land registry manager of New South Wales in Australia has partnered with a blockchain technology firm with a view of applying distributed ledger technology to property conveyancing. According to the Financial Review, a proof of concept on a selected number of use cases will be conducted by the New South Wales Land Registry ServicesThe post NSW Registry Manager to Test Land Conveyancing on a Blockchain in Australia appeared first on CCN

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The Value of Uncensorable Technology in an Age of Censorship

bitcoin.com | 10-16-2018

Governments and corporations have deployed censorship to limit speech and deprive people of vital communication channels. The ruling elite are trying to shush activists and freethinkers, but they are losing control and lashing out in frustration. This is why the emergence of decentralized tools and uncensorable money is more vital than ever. Also read: Bitcoin […]The post The Value of Uncensorable Technology in an Age of Censorship appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Ann LaCarrubba Joins Celsius Network as Chief Compliance Officer

financemagnates | 10-16-2018

The former American Express and Blackstone executive joins a host of tech experts at the blockchain firm

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Coinfirm Will Grow Together with Tech Nation Fintech

ccn | 10-16-2018

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentionedThe post Coinfirm Will Grow Together with Tech Nation Fintech appeared first on CCN

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Fidelity Investments Launch Institutional Grade Crypto Storage and Trading Service

coinspeaker | 10-16-2018

Fidelity will be leveraging its huge expertise and technology in launching the cryptocurrency institutional-grade products and custody solutions. The post Fidelity Investments Launch Institutional Grade Crypto Storage and Trading Service appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Steve Wozniak Co-Founds Blockchain-Powered EQUI Global

bitcoinist | 10-16-2018

Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer Inc., has strong convictions about the opportunities that blockchain technology offers. Woz, affectionately known, is now fully focused on the crypto market. Today, Wozniak became the co-founder of EQUI Global.  New Frontier for Investment EQUI Global is an open-ended, blockchain-powered venture capital fund aiming to become a disruptor of capital investment. According to the company’s press release: It is a technology-focused venture capital fund which combines the conventional principlesRead MoreThe post Steve Wozniak Co-Founds Blockchain-Powered EQUI Global appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Ease of Access Ensures Darknet Activity Continues to Grow

themerkle | 10-16-2018

The darknet often gets a very bad reputation because of all of the illicit activity taking place. That is not entirely abnormal, as criminals have shown a strong tendency to buy and sell stolen data, drugs or other illicit products on the darknet. One of the biggest problems to date is how the accessibility of […]The post Ease of Access Ensures Darknet Activity Continues to Grow appeared first on NullTX.

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This E-Bike Accepts Payments With Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

bitcoinist | 10-16-2018

Lightning Network has certainly inspired the home-brew hardware and software community to develop case-of-use scenarios for its micro-payments.  On Yer Bike Following Poketoshi, a Coke vending machine, and a real Swiss cafe, a German hacker has now developed a lightning-powered e-bike. The bike is a pretty standard 28-inch gents model, with an electronic conversion kit retrofitted. The battery for the e-bike powers a Raspberry Pi controller with an e-Ink display to keep power consumption low. Creator, MatthiasRead MoreThe post This E-Bike Accepts Payments With Bitcoin’s Lightning Network appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Kenyan Gov’t to Use Blockchain in New Affordable Housing Project

cointelegraph | 10-16-2018

Kenya’s government will use blockchain technology in its new housing program to ensure that units go to the rightful recipients

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Daily Byte: 10.16.2018

ethnews.com | 10-15-2018

Mumbai crypto scam case hits a wall, Coinbase preps for Brexit, Barclays puts crypto trading desk "on ice," and the Ethereum Foundation awards new development grants.

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Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus

bitcoin.com | 10-15-2018

On Oct. 10, Blockstream revealed that the company’s new product, Liquid, generated its first block on Sept. 27 and noted that a lot of the crypto-economy’s “biggest players” participated. Since Blockstream announced the launch of its federated sidechain, the technology has been praised by some and dismissed by others. Also read: BCH Devcon Streamlines Bitcoin Innovation […]The post Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Major Art House Christie's To Pilot Blockchain Registration In Upcoming Auction

ethnews.com | 10-15-2018

This fall, the leading art business is playing with blockchain technology.

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How to Turn Any Smartphone Into a Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

themerkle | 10-15-2018

In the world of cryptocurrency, secure storage solutions will always be in very high demand. It seems unlikely that demand will diminish, even though very few reliable hardware solutions exist today. The new Parity Signer V2.0 software kit can, in theory, turn any major mobile phone into a hardware wallet without the need for additional […]The post How to Turn Any Smartphone Into a Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet appeared first on NullTX.

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Nouriel Roubini Expands Anti-Cryptocurrency Crusade to Blockchain Technology

newsbtc | 10-15-2018

Controversial economist and professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Nouriel Roubini, has long been a detractor of cryptocurrencies, first warning investors against the “scam” in 2013. Since his widely reported tirade against the cryptocurrency, its price has risen 11x, mainly due to increased adoption and growing promise. Despite being undeniably wrong about...The post Nouriel Roubini Expands Anti-Cryptocurrency Crusade to Blockchain Technology appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell's X2 Games Acquired by Global Blockchain

bitcoinmagazine | 10-15-2018

The man who created Atari has moved on to blockchain-based gaming. Neil Bushnell’s X2 Games has been acquired by Canadian-based Global Blockchain (BLOC), a crypto investment firm, in hopes that Bushnell’s expertise will lead to another gaming industry revolution — this time with the help of blockchain technology.The move will see the Canadian company align its existing efforts to tokenize gaming platforms with X2 Games' expertise for game development. BLOC will also merge sections of its media and entertainment business with those of X2 Games Corp. and create a subsidiary for its enterprise and exchange activities, to be run by BLOC's current management and operational team.X2 Games is a blockchain-based games publisher that builds multiplayer gaming experiences, leveraging blockchain technology to create unique gaming experiences for conventional and experimental platforms. X2 Games was created by American businessman and founder of Atari Inc. Nolan Bushnell and acclaimed digital animator Zai Ortiz, known for creating visuals for Iron Man's J.A.R.V.I.S system holograms among others. Bushnell, known as the "Godfather of the Video Game Industry," is a Video Game Hall of Famer and has been included on Newsweek's list of the “50 People Who Changed America.” Bushnell is no stranger to creating blockbuster games with unique "never-been-seen-before-designs." In addition to launching the first Atari 2600 conso...

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Sit Down, Skeptics. Ropsten Testnet Consensus Issue Solved.

ethnews.com | 10-15-2018

No need to panic, folks. Turns out core devs are pretty good at their jobs. Here’s your chill pill. On the other hand, a tweet by President Donald Trump was included in the block that broke Ropsten. Coincidence?

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Sony Announces Blockchain Platform For Rights Management System

ethnews.com | 10-15-2018

Sony is building on its existing blockchain platform. Its new system will allow for easier verification of copyright-related information, particularly for written works.

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'Blockchain is a Lie', 'Operated By Authoritarian Kleptocracies', Dr. Roubini Claims

cryptoglobe | 10-15-2018

There may be excessive hype surrounding blockchain technology, however, NYU professor and renowned economist Dr. Nouriel Roubini seems to think it is not even an improved version of a basic digital spreadsheet available in 1979. Going on repeat himself about various different aspects of the crypto industry, some of which are clearly inaccurate, Roubini has now predicted that blockchain will "die" out.

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Is Using Tor Illegal in the United States?

themerkle | 10-15-2018

There have been numerous concerns regarding Tor and the usage of this particular “anonymity” solution. Many people are afraid using this software could lead to legal trouble, even though there is nothing to worry about when living in the United States. That doesn’t mean one should use Tor thoughtlessly either, as there are still some […]The post Is Using Tor Illegal in the United States? appeared first on NullTX.

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What Is the Level01 Exchange?

themerkle | 10-15-2018

Another day, another cryptocurrency exchange. So, what makes Level01 any different from the rest? In a sea of competition from established centralized exchanges and rapidly appearing decentralized ones, what value prop does Level01 offer and how does the technology hold up? I spoke to Jonathan Loi, CEO & Founder of Level01, to find out. Being […]The post What Is the Level01 Exchange? appeared first on NullTX.

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‘EOS Will Die in a Horrible Dumpster Fire in the Next Five Years,’ Says Bitcoin Developer

livebitcoinnews | 10-15-2018

In a recent interview, Jimmy Song, Bitcoin core developer and educator, called EOS a scam and recommended that young developers keep away from such projects. More Criticism for EOS Jimmy Song, a Bitcoin core developer who now spends time educating people around the world about blockchain technology, in a recent interview with an online crypto publication,...The post ‘EOS Will Die in a Horrible Dumpster Fire in the Next Five Years,’ Says Bitcoin Developer appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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IBM’s Blockchain Patents: From Food-Tracking and Shipping to IoT and Security Solutions

cointelegraph | 10-15-2018

IBM’s 89 blockchain patents, or how the company has set an impressive pace to catch for tech giants in the decentralized space

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Premier Educational Institutions Invest in Crypto, Including MIT, Stanford, and Harvard

blokt | 10-15-2018

The Senate Banking Committee has been hearing testimonies from various stakeholders in the cryptocurrency industry and their opposers. Legislators are yet to decide if cryptocurrency, and thus the technology behind it, is the most significant technological innovations of this generation or the “mother of all scams,” as notable economist Nouriel Roubini calls it. However, away […]Premier Educational Institutions Invest in Crypto, Including MIT, Stanford, and Harvard was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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EOS Latest News, EOS Price Analysis

coinnounce | 10-15-2018

Published on CoinnounceLatest updates by the EOS community A series of Hackathons were initiated by the EOS community, so as to maintain the integrity of the software through various bug bounty programs. the recent hackathon was conducted in Nairobi of Africa on 3rd and 4th of October. The series of hackathons would finally conclude in December, with […]The post EOS Latest News, EOS Price Analysis appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Chile’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Buda Integrates Lightning Network

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Bitcoin is in dire need of a proper scaling solution. The Lightning Network is widely considered to be a big step for the world’s leading cryptocurrency. Buda, the largest crypto exchange by volume in Chile, is one of the first to incorporate this technology. Lightning fast Bitcoin payments for select services are now available to...The post Chile’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Buda Integrates Lightning Network appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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7 Major Blockchain Use Cases Explained by an Expert

cryptoglobe | 10-14-2018

Mark van Rijmenam, an experienced speaker on topics related to artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and distributed ledger technology (DLT), recently published a blog post that mentions seven use cases for enterprise blockchains.

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Why Mastercard's Multi-Blockchain Might Be a New Step In the Patent Race

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Mastercard is being ambitious about blockchain: secures another patent, opens up new jobs to study technology

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Research: Corporations Fail to Deliver on Blockchain Hype, Scalability a Top Concern

bitcoin.com | 10-14-2018

A new report from Greenwich Associates, a provider of market intelligence and advisory services to the financial services industry, tries to answer the question: “Why have the tech and financial industries lagged their own blockchain expectations?” It identifies technical challenges as causing corporations to fail to deliver on the hype they created around a buzzword […]The post Research: Corporations Fail to Deliver on Blockchain Hype, Scalability a Top Concern appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Opinion: Cryptocurrency and Wealth Redistribution

ccn | 10-14-2018

2018 has been a harsh period for cryptocurrencies prices in general. Prices, in general, have been falling from late January until now, with the usual ups and downs. Nevertheless, as prices and technology rarely come hand-to-hand, during this period we’ve seen some conceptual improvements started being implemented, such as Ethereum side-chains and plasma or Bitcoin’sThe post Opinion: Cryptocurrency and Wealth Redistribution appeared first on CCN

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Christie’s Auction House Leads Art World in Blockchain Tech

bitcoinist | 10-14-2018

Christie’s recently announced the introduction of a system for recording art transactions on blockchain. The decision is just the latest example of how the tech is catching on inside of the art world. Leading auction house Christie’s announced a new system utilizing blockchain to encrypt the registration of art transactions for a November sale. The company is planning to sell a variety of major artworks from one of the most extensive privately-held collections of American artRead MoreThe post Christie’s Auction House Leads Art World in Blockchain Tech appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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The European Blockchain Partnership Finds Europe Getting Serious About Distributed Ledger Technology

cointelegraph | 10-14-2018

Here’s why the European Blockchain Partnership is a big step towards widespread blockchain adoption

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Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency firm snaps up new business

cryptonewsreview | 10-14-2018

Circle has been shopping… by Manoj Sharma for CNR Backed by Goldman Sachs, Circle is a cryptocurrency firm that has bought SeedInvest, an equity crowdfunding platform, as a part of its vision of a blockchain-based financial ecosystem. A peer-to-peer payment technology firm, Circle, is betting big on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Backed by banking giants […]The post Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency firm snaps up new business appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Christie’s to Test Blockchain Technology in Upcoming Auction

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Disruptive technology comes to the art industry once again as British auction house, Christie’s, partners with blockchain-based Artory for an upcoming sale. Blockchain’s ability to store immutable and permanent data makes it a great tool for record keeping. Major retailers are using the technology and so is the art world. In fact, Live Bitcoin News...The post Christie’s to Test Blockchain Technology in Upcoming Auction appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Officials Push Ahead Despite Concerns With West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting Experiment

bitcoinist | 10-14-2018

West Virginia is gearing up to deploy a blockchain-based voting application for elections in November. The idea is being met with growing amounts of criticism from security experts and election specialists, but those spearheading the initiative are moving forward.  Earlier this year, Bitcoinist reported on West Virginia’s ambitious plans to bring blockchain to voting. In late March, state officials announced an initiative with a Boston-based technology startup, Voatz, that would allow those who fall underRead MoreThe post Officials Push Ahead Despite Concerns With West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting Experiment appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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How Miami is Pioneering Blockchain Adoption

cryptoglobe | 10-13-2018

Staying on the bleeding edge of technology has helped America immensely, which is why cities across the nation are embracing the latest breakthrough in digital innovation - blockchain technology. And Miami is keen on leading the charge.

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Interview: How Blockchain Can Make Passwords a Thing of the Past

ccn | 10-13-2018

REMME CEO Alex Momot spoke with CCN recently about the project’s goal to eliminate the need for passwords and related security problems using something he calls a “digital passport” that operates on a blockchain. Blockchain Tech Can Make Passwords Obsolete Instead of the password/username architecture, each user device is issued an SSL certificate. The certificateThe post Interview: How Blockchain Can Make Passwords a Thing of the Past appeared first on CCN

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French Grocery Chain Integrates IBM’s Food Trust Blockchain

ccn | 10-13-2018

IBM has been flirting with blockchain technology for years. The former PC manufacturer has quietly built multiple blockchain technologies while more obviously innovating in spaces like artificial intelligence with its Watson technology. One area of keen interest as to what the blockchain is capable of is product information, tracking, and so forth. More specifically, foodThe post French Grocery Chain Integrates IBM’s Food Trust Blockchain appeared first on CCN

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Facebook on a Purge, is Freedom of Speech Under Threat and Can Blockchain Help?

trustnodes | 10-13-2018

“Today, we’re removing 559 Pages and 251 accounts that have consistently broken our rules against spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior. Given the activity we’ve seen — and its timing ahead...The post Facebook on a Purge, is Freedom of Speech Under Threat and Can Blockchain Help? appeared first on Trustnodes.

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Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Set for November Release

coinspeaker | 10-13-2018

In a conference call meeting on Friday, Ethereum software clients confirmed that the Constantinople hardfork is ready to be implemented on the Ropsten network on Sunday, Oct 14. The post Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Set for November Release appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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