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R3 Partners With Dutch Tech Company to Pilot Blockchain-Based Digital IDs

Blockchain consortium R3 has deployed a digital ID application developed by Dutch digital security company Gemalto on the latest version of the Corda Platform, according to an announcement published September 18. Corda is an open-source blockchain-powered platform developed for financial establishments by R3 in collaboration with more than 200 of its partners. The platform is geared to work within finance ...

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Fundstrat Tech Guru: Bitcoin Bulls Lose Upper Hand After Very Damaging Drop

According to a notable technical analyst, the recent Bitcoin price drop significantly deteriorated the case for a pending market reversal, signaling that bulls must do a significantly greater amount of work in order to reverse the persisting bear market. Rob Sluymer of Fundstrat Global Advisors first claimed that Bitcoin bulls must defend $6,800 and $6,600 a day before the major ...

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 TransferGo Launches Instant Payments to India with Ripple Blockchain Tech

Payments platform TransferGo has launched a real-time payments corridor to India, the world’s biggest remittance receiver, using Ripple’s blockchain technology. In a press release, the payments provider announced the launch of ‘TransferGo NOW’, a service which it says is available for customers “from anywhere in Europe” to “make instant money transfers to India” using San Francisco-based fintech giant Ripple’s blockchain ...

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Bahrain Minister Hails Blockchain Tech, Urges Adoption

Bahrain Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs, Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza has called blockchain technology a “true mark of progress” as he urges companies to take full advantage of its benefits. Speaking at the SmartSec Cyber Security and Blockchain Conference 2018, Mirza said the blockchain technology is an “important advancement” that helps us find a secure way to “facilitate transactions”,  News ...

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Devvio Appoints Top US Tech VC Ray Quintana as Global President

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Bitcoin as a Privacycoin: This Tech is Making Bitcoin More Private

Ever since its inception Bitcoin has never really been private. Although Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper suggests privacy was a design goal of the protocol, government agencies, analytics companies and other interested parties — let’s call them “spies” — have ways to analyze the public blockchain and peer-to-peer network, to cluster Bitcoin addresses and tie them to IP addresses or other ...

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Devvio Appoints Top US Tech VC Ray Quintana as Global President

Top tier strategic leader adds greater reach and experience to the powerhouse team Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA – September 3, 2018 – Devvio has named Ray Quintana as its new company Global President to support Devvio’s ambition to make blockchain technology easy and accessible to everyone. Ray joins Devvio from Cottonwood Capital Partners, a global early stage venture capital fund ...

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Devvio Appoints Top US Tech VC Ray Quintana as Global President

Top tier strategic leader adds greater reach and experience to the powerhouse team Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA – September 3, 2018 – Devvio has named Ray Quintana as its new company Global President to support Devvio’s ambition to make blockchain technology easy and accessible to everyone. Ray joins Devvio from Cottonwood Capital Partners, a global early stage venture capital fund ...

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China’s Baidu Joins Tech Giants Tencent, Alibaba in Imposing Fresh Anti-Crypto Measures

Chinese tech giant Baidu has joined Tencent and Alibaba in imposing new anti-crypto measures in line with Beijing’s toughened stance, South China Morning Post (SCMP) reports Monday, August 27. China’s ‘Google,’ Baidu, has closed at least two popular crypto-related chat forums, according to SCMP, with a notice reportedly informing users that the move comes “in accordance with relevant laws, regulations ...

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South Korea Budgets Nearly $4.5B for Blockchain, Emerging Tech

South Korea is planning to invest nearly $900 million next year to accelerate the development of blockchain, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. In an August 14, 2018, press release from the 5th Ministerial Meeting entitled Growth through Innovation, Deputy Prime Minister Kim Dong Yeon is summarized as saying “The government has decided to work on a platform economy, whose ...

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