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IBM Applies for Blockchain Patent to Ensure Transaction Compliance via Nodes Data

Tech giant IBM has applied for a blockchain patent for the development of transaction data identifiers based on nodes, according to a patent document published by the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) Aug. 16. The system described in the patent, entitled “Node Characterization in Blockchain,” intends to introduce a method of data extraction from nodes on a blockchain network ...

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Mobile Point-of-Sale Vulnerabilities Expose Customer Credit Card Data

Security researchers have discovered vulnerabilities in mobile point-of-sale systems, allowing theft of customer data. According to ZDNet, researchers at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas last week uncovered in mobile point-of-sale systems such as Square and PayPal. The vulnerabilities discovered would allow man-in-the-middle attacks to make changes to payment requests including changing the amount, as well as forcing a ...

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China’s IT Ministry Makes Blockchain, Data Security Focus of One of Its Key Labs for 2018

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has included a blockchain-dedicated laboratory on the list of its key labs for 2018, published August 13. According to the ministry’s post, the lab will be dedicated to harnessing blockchain for the data security industry and IT, and will be overseen by the National Industrial Information Security Development Research Center. Earlier this ...

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Conflicting Survey Data Shows Cryptocurrency Adoption Hurdles Remain, but Similar Data Existed for the Internet

A new survey by the cryptocurrency app, Gem, and the analytics firm, Harris Insights is gaining popular attention for showing that cryptocurrencies still have a difficult adoption path, but another survey by Sustany Capital claims the opposite. The first poll asked 2,000 Americans if they “invest in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin” and only 8% agreed. This is ...

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West Virginia to Trial Blockchain Voting, Ohio Recognizes Blockchain Data

Blockchain technology’s mainstream foray has continued to gather steam, with West Virginia and Ohio making moves that will see the technology make inroads into those states. West Virginia will give its citizens serving overseas the privilege of being the first people in the US to use a blockchain-powered mobile application to cast their votes. While the technology has been used ...

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South Korean Biotech Firm to Use Blockchain for Genomic Big Data Ecosystem

Public South Korean biotech enterprise Macrogen, the country’s leading gene sequencing service provider, is developing a genomic big data blockchain-based platform together with local tech firm Bigster, according to an August 6 press release. The new partnership will leverage blockchain tech to create a medical big data ecosystem that would allow for both the secure and private storage and the ...

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$500 Million Bitmain Data Center to Bring 400 Jobs to Texas Coal-Mining Town

Bitmain, the world’s largest bitcoin miner and mining equipment maker has announced construction plans for a new blockchain data center and cryptocurrency mining facility in the city of Rockdale in Milam County, Texas. CCN earlier reported that the company released plans to construct a data center in Texas as part of an ongoing North American expansion drive. The facility is ...

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Bitmain to Open New Blockchain Data Center in Texas

Mining hardware giant Bitman has announced that its newest blockchain data center will be located in Rockdale, Texas, in Milam County. According to a press release released today, developed of the new facility will begin in early 2019, and the company expects the center to be fully operational in about two years, bringing over 400 new jobs to the city. The company ...

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DVLT ICO is the Blockchain Solution for Data Analytics

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