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Capital One Applies for Blockchain-Based Collaborative Authentication System Patent

American bank holding corporation Capital One has filed a patent application for the implementation of blockchain technology in user authentication, according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) August 16. According to the document, the inquiry is a continuation of a patent application submitted by Capital One to the USPTO in June 2017. The proposed ...

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Union of European Football Associations Implements Blockchain-Based Ticketing System

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has successfully deployed a new ticketing system via mobile phones based on blockchain technology, according to an August 16 press release. After the “successful implementation” of the blockchain ticketing system for 50 percent of the tickets for the 2018 UEFA Europa League final in Lyon in May, the UEFA had decided to increase ...

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US National Insurance Advisory AAIS Introduces IBM Blockchain-Based Reporting Tool

Privately held insurance advisory American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) has introduced its blockchain-based insurance database and reporting tool, according to an announcement video posted August 15. The platform, dubbed Insurance Data Link (openIDL), is based on IBM’s enterprise blockchain solution, using Hyperledger Fabric. The platform intends to reduce “burdensome” statistical reporting processes, as well as cut costs and data ...

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World Bank’s Blockchain-Based Bonds — A Step Toward Adoption?

In what is being called a world first, the World Bank has ordered the creation of a blockchain-based bond through Australia’s Commonwealth Bank (CBA). It marks a very clear move by some of the world’s most influential financial institutions to start leveraging blockchain technology to improve their offerings. CBA has already developed the blockchain-based system, using a private Ethereum blockchain. ...

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Blockchain-Based IPO-Access Startup Platform Cornucopia Announce Onboarding of Chief Market Strategist Joe Cammarata

Bitcoin Press Release: Cornucopia, a blockchain startup providing crypto investors with access to pre-IPO shares of their favourite startups adds tZeros Joe Cammarata to their capable executive team. August 9th, 2018, Tortola, British Virgin Islands – Cornucopia is proud to announce that tZero’s Joe Cammarata has joined the company as Chief Market Strategist. Joe will be helping the Cornucopia team bridge the ...

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West Virginia to Become First US State to Allow Blockchain-Based Mobile Voting

Following a pilot earlier this year, the state of West Virginia will become the first jurisdiction to allow its citizens serving in the armed forces overseas to vote using a smart phone application. The service provided by blockchain startup Voatz has already come under substantial criticism, however. Is Online Security Good Enough to Allow Digital Remote Voting? West Virginia will ...

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Blockchain-Based Platform Unveils AI Chatbot to Help Students Pass Crucial Exams

A new platform is using artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain to address the “growing class divide” in education — helping all students access equal opportunities and unlock their full potential. Õpet says it wants to address the “confusion and apprehension” teenagers face when they finish high school and simultaneously offer smart revision tools that will help these students get the ...

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Thai Bond Market Association to Launch Blockchain-Based Registrar Bond Service Platform

The Thai Bond Market Association (TBMA) will deploy a blockchain-powered solution on its registrar service platform, local news agency Bangkok Post reports July 28. The new registrar service platform, which is scheduled to be introduced this year, intends to provide a faster bond certificate issuance and, in turn, boost the liquidity of the secondary market, according to TBMA president Tada ...

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Blockchain-Based Betting Platform Augur Now Features ‘Assassination Markets’

So-called “assassination markets” have now popped up on blockchain event betting platform Augur, Mashable media outlet reported July 24. Users are now betting on when certain public figures will die. Created by the non-profit Forecast Foundation, Augur launched its Ethereum (ETH) mainnet-powered predictions platform on July 9, according to Fortune. On the platform, users can make a prediction about the ...

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Bank of England Prepares to Integrate Blockchain-Based Products and Services

Banks and other financial institutions have never been particularly crypto-friendly. When it comes to blockchain technology, however, the story is very different. The Bank of England is looking to introduce a new payments system which will accommodate future blockchain integration. It’s a positive development for the industry as a whole. Bank of England Has Blockchain Plans Virtually every major bank ...

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