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Silicon Valley Elite Duran Liu Uses Atlas Protocol to Break Blockchain’s Marketing Value

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Banco Santander Plans to Explore Blockchain’s Potential in Securities Trade

Spain-based Banco Santander has announced the creation of a blockchain research team to look into the technology’s potential to change securities trading, according to a July 11 press release. The “Digital Investment Banking” team, headed by current leader of Santander’s blockchain lab John Whelan, will “explor[e] the use of tokenized securities in debt capital markets, derivatives and other products.” The ...

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Blockchain’s Major Players to Meet at Japan Blockchain Conference 2018

Tokyo, Japan, July 02, 2018: The Japan Blockchain Conference 2018 took place from June 26-27 at the Tokyo International Forum. The conference, one of the largest blockchain conferences in Japan, is being organized by the General Incorporated Association Global Blockchain Council. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Several luminaries from the blockchain world have been confirmed as guest speakers, including the ...

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Blockchain’s Impact on Food and Farming, Explained

4. Blockchain could eliminate paper-based processes and cut costs, with these savings passed on to you. Getting rid of middlemen would minimize transaction fees, and decentralization would also make it easier for smaller farms to compete with larger corporations. For example, blockchain concepts such as PavoCoin are entering the fray — giving smaller farmers access to attainable financial services, such ...

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Private Blockchains Make ‘Zero Sense’

Bitcoin (BTC) developer Jimmy Song stated that using blockchain tech for a private, centralized system, such as an enterprise, ‘makes zero sense’ in an interview with Laura Shin June 26. Song, also a venture partner at Blockchain Capital, spoke on the podcast Unchained about his work as an architect on an enterprise private blockchain at Paxos for two years, noting ...

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Bitcoin Ranking | BTC Not Included in China’s Top Ten Blockchains

A new Bitcoin ranking has been released, and the BTC position might surprise you. Don’t worry, it’s overall placement is still number one by market cap, but China released a new listing of its top blockchains and Bitcoin didn’t fare so well. Spoiler alert – Bitcoin didn’t even make the top ten. Bitcoin Ranking By China The China Electronic Information ...

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Blockchain’s First Financial Cooperative Is Launched

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Banks Continue Expressing Support for Blockchains

Long-term investment in blockchain technology is an opportunity for the banking industry to reduce costs and become more efficient. This is according to Sergio Ermotti, the CEO of UBS Bank. In an interview with CNBC, he stated that the bank would continue to invest in blockchain tech in order to stay competitive. UBS Bank has been conducting research on the ...

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Renowned Geopolitical Analyst Says Blockchains Will Be Decrypted [Eventually]

George Friedman has recently shared some very negative thoughts on the blockchain and its future. Regardless, he recognizes its current value. In a recent interview with CNBC, George Friedman, a worldwide known geopolitical analyst, has allegedly said the blockchain will become obsolete. During the UBS CIO Global Forum in New York, he shared, “I’ve never known any encryption technology not ...

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Take a 360° Tour Inside HIVE Blockchain’s Massive Clean Mining Farm

Cryptocurrencies are already a sticky enough concept for most laymen and non-enthusiasts to get a grip of, and introducing yet another abstract term such as mining can cause even more confusion. Traditionally, mining has had a straightforward, unchanging definition—people working underground or in quarries to extract some kind of element. Crypto mining, on the other hand, is a completely digital ...

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