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DMarket Brings Blockchain Innovation to Mass Gaming Audience

Collaboration between the blockchain-based marketplace and a global entertainment giant benefits the whole gaming community. DMarket Token (DMT) finished in July as one of the top performing cryptocurrencies anywhere in the world. Up nearly 300% at its peak, the DMT drew increased attention to the project it belongs to. DMarket is a global virtual items marketplace catering to the needs ...

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Blockchain Patents Will Shape Innovation – and That’s a Little Bit Scary

There were 1,240 blockchain patents filed last year. That’s not normal. The number of blockchain patent applications, in fact, has grown over 600 percent since 2016. This year, retailing giant Wal-Mart secured blockchain patents for crypto household energy payments, wearable medical records, and a security system. They also filed patents for drone delivery and “autonomous ground vehicle” delivery systems. Facebook ...

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Pegasus Coin and Global Firms Exchange Ideas at the Blockchain Innovation Forum 2018

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UK Financial Authority Creates Global Alliance for Fintech Innovation Collaboration

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced the creation of a global initiative to improve collaboration on fintech innovations — like blockchain — between regulators and companies, according to an official August 7 press release. The FCA states that the new alliance, the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), will work in collaboration with 11 financial authorities and related organizations ...

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Crypto to Benefit from Queensland’s AU$8.3 Million Innovation Fund

The Queensland government is stepping up efforts to put the country in the lead in the global race on blockchain and cryptocurrency. The state, with nearly five million people, has announced an investment plan of AUS$8.3 million (US$6.14 million) to boost innovation, including the distributed ledger technology ecosystem there. Queensland, Australia Funds Cryptocurrency Startups to Scale-Up Operations Seventy teams of ...

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A “Good Start”: U.S. Introduces Office of Innovation and Sandbox for …

Fintech businesses struggling to stay inbounds of government rules may soon receive a dose of much-needed guidance via the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Through its newly-created Office of Innovation, agency leadership intends to develop a regulatory framework designed to open the spigot in terms of the development of new products and services for those companies involved in cryptocurrencies, blockchain ...

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GDPR Could Hinder Blockchain Innovation, Warns EU Body

The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum has warned that the General Data Protection Regulation law that went into effect a little over two months ago could hinder innovation in the blockchain space. According to the European blockchain body, this is because of the lack of legal clarity between blockchain technology and the GDPR law, whose aim is to protect individual ...

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US Treasury Dept. Fintech Innovation Report Touches on Crypto, Blockchain

A major new report from the U.S. Treasury Department published July 31 has called for a more agile and conducive regulatory approach to innovations in the fintech sector. The 222-page report, devoted to ‘Nonbank Financials, Fintech, and Innovation,’ only fleetingly touches upon cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technologies (DLT) such as blockchain, noting that these are currently being “explored separately in ...

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Consulting Giant Accenture’s New Patent Reveals Plans for Blockchain Logistics Innovation

Consulting giant Accenture has plans to use blockchain to upgrade its logistics network, a patent application published July 26 reveals. According to the document published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the corporation wants to follow in the footsteps of various major players in leveraging blockchain to secure, speed up and increase the efficiency of logistics movements. “A ...

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Dash Enables Cannabis Innovation to Benefit Consumers

In a new press release, Medicinal Genomics (MGC), “an innovative company developing DNA-based testing solutions to improve cannabis cultivation productivity, quality, and safety” outlines how their partnership with Dash will disrupt the genomics, cryptocurrency, and cannabis sectors. “A new cannabis genome reference will greatly accelerate marker-assisted selection in cannabis, while providing the industry a much needed tool to track and ...

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