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JP Morgan Identifies Three Companies Whose Stock Could Benefit From Blockchain

Investment bank and financial services firm J.P. Morgan Chase has identified three public companies whose stock it believes will benefit from their applications of blockchain technology, CNBC reported Nov. 8. In a note to clients, J.P. Morgan reportedly forecast that IT companies will deploy blockchain in the same way that many firms claim to benefit from machine learning and artificial ...

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Companies Dropping The Term ‘Blockchain’ Due to Hype Around Technology

A new report from Forrester Research states that some companies are stopping to use the term “blockchain” because they think it is overhyped, business magazine Fortune reported Nov. 6. In the report dubbed “Predictions 2019: Distributed Ledger Technology,” analysts purportedly found that companies have started to withdraw “blockchain” in favor of “distributed ledger technology” (DLT). The study reportedly found that ...

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Project Helps Investing in IT Companies

BaseCore, a US-based blockchain project, reveals a new security token concept which allows investing in private IT companies, like Uber, AirBnB and Grab, among others. According to the project’s whitepaper, the BaseCore token is backed by a portfolio containing the assets of private IT companies. These assets are impossible to purchase on the stock market, as the companies are not ...

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Will Small Companies Beat Large Corporations if They Use Blockchain?

An American startup is building a blockchain agnostic protocol in a bid to provide small businesses with affordable access to new technology, and drive the mass adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Opporty, with experienced founders from the U.S., has also set up a “trusted and verified services marketplace” on the Ethereum blockchain, with features such as smart contracts, decentralized escrow, ...

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Major Agriculture Companies Partner to Use Blockchain in Grain Trading

The world’s four largest agriculture companies, commonly known as ABCD, have partnered to digitize international grain trading by using blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, Reuters reports Thursday, Oct. 25. ABCD, composed of Archer Daniels Midland Co., Bunge Ltd., Cargill Inc., and Louis Dreyfus Co., states that blockchain implementation could make trading more efficient and transparent, as well as reduce ...

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Time Magazine Includes Blockchain Startup in Its 50 ‘Genius Companies 2018’ List

American journal Time Magazine has included a blockchain startup in its recent top 50 “Genius Companies 2018″ list, published Thursday, October 4. In putting together the list, the magazine asked their editors and correspondents to name “businesses that are inventing the future.” Influence and success were among the criteria for the choice. Bitland, a blockchain startup based in Ghana, joined ...

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Time Magazine Puts Blockchain Startup in ’50 Genius Companies’ List

Bitland, one of the first startups to use blockchain technology to create a land registry, has been named to Time Magazine’s “50 Most Genius Companies” list. Time asked its global network of correspondents to nominate businesses that are inventing the future, then evaluated candidates on originality, influence, success, and ambition. The companies are listed in alphabetical order. Bitland, under the leadership of ...

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Top 3 Companies Commercializing Ripple’s xRapid in 2018

It has been coming for some time now, but Ripple’s xRapid solution has been made commercially available. Numerous companies have shown an indication to experiment with this technology, although the following three companies are the only ones effectively forging ahead at this time. It shows the demand for xRapid is picking up, which can lead to some interesting developments moving ...

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Leading Blockchain and Gaming Companies Form Blockchain Game Alliance

Leading companies in the gaming and blockchain space have come together to form the Blockchain Game Alliance, a coalition that will advocate for blockchain development within the gaming industry. The Blockchain Game Alliance will create an open forum for stakeholders to “share knowledge and collaborate on research which fosters new ways to create and play games.” The Alliance was announced ...

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Market Downtrend? These Cryptocurrency Companies Attempting IPOs Aren’t Fazed

As cryptocurrency market sentiment sits near its year-to-date low, multiple major companies are attempting public offerings in hopes of raising billions of dollars and securing market share in the highly competitive cryptocurrency mining industry. Bitmain, Canaan, and Ebang, the three biggest players in the crypto mining industry, are all racing to be the first publicly offered cryptocurrency mining company in ...

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