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IOTA is clearly ahead of blockchain on adaption scale

According to Software AG, the technical maturity of the IOTA Tangle for integration into productive solutions is significantly more advanced than competing blockchain solutions. Blockchains and DLTs will be ready for production in 3-8 years, according to the report. Software AG, whose Vice President for Innovation & Architecture, Christoph F. Strnadl, is also on the […]

Ant Group Launches Blockchain Trading Platform

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email As Ant Group, the online payment provider, prepares to go public, the China-based company has launched Trusple, a blockchain platform for cross-border trade by small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to accelerate order processing. The Hangzhou-based division of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is seeking a record return of at […]

Long Read: How blockchain can make electronic voting more secure

While a great deal of our lives have moved online, voting by and large still takes place using paper ballots. Amrita Dhillon, Grammateia Kotsialou, Peter McBurney and Luke Riley write that controversies over the expected surge of mail-in ballots in the US November elections due to the COVID-19 pandemic underscore the need to modernise the mechanics […]

US Space Force Using Blockchain Technology to Protect Sensitive Data

The Air Force Research Lab is awarding Xage Security, a blockchain-based securities solution company, with a contract to safeguard and protect the U.S. Space Force’s network of private data. The firm says it will utilize its blockchain-based Dynamic Data Security system to connect varied and distant U.S. Space Force (USSF) systems, while also protecting those […]

How two curious and technologically savvy SHA students forged Cornell Blockchain

SHA’s entrepreneurial bent and a fascination with Bitcoin led a pair of Hotelies to found a university-wide blockchain club for undergraduates. September 24, 2020 By: Karen Gross Cornell Blockchain members opening their inaugural conference by ringing the Nasdaq bell, April 11, 2019. Photo by Libby Greene/Nasdaq Joe Ferrara ’19 grew up in a bustling family […]

Two New Bills In Congress Offer Clarity For Blockchain Tokens And Crypto Exchanges

Regulatory clarity is what is cried out for by the crypto industry. In leaving the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a set of arcane laws to create guidance regarding blockchain tokens, the default of ‘regulation by enforcement’ has left many entrepreneurs dissuaded about the ability to create and develop blockchain technology. Worse, the ultimate lack […]

Presidential Candidate Brock Pierce Joins Wyoming Blockchain Steering Committee

Laramie, Wyoming, Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) Independent candidate for President of the United States, Brock Pierce, has joined the Steering Committee of the Blockchain Center of Excellence at the University of Wyoming. Started this past February using a cryptocurrency donation of $500,000 from Charles Hoskinson of Input Output HK (IOHK) […]

Aspire Technology Raises $2.4 Million to Expand and Market Secure Digital Asset Creation Blockchain Platform

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) – Aspire Technology, developer of the Aspire digital asset creation platform, has announced the closing of both a $1.175 million equity round and, shortly thereafter, a $1.23 million private token presale for a total of more than $2.4 million of new capital, according to Aspire […]

Blockchain Bites: MakerDAO’s Do or Dai Moment, Bitcoin in Africa, Dollar Trends Up

MakerDAO has voted not to compensate victims of the “Black Thursday” flash crash, a former Pantera partner is launching a new crypto-focused hedge fund and bitcoin may be headed to the doldrums as the U.S. dollar rises. Top shelf Decentralized governanceMakerDAO will not compensate victims of March 12’s “Black Thursday” flash crash that left some of the […]

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Industries Severely Lack Representation of Women – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

The Blockchain and Cryptocurrency sectors are notorious for being some of the world’s most terrible industries for female representation. If you think a mere five per cent of people working in blockchain are women in the UK is bad, in Canada it drops to three per cent. Globally, statistics pick up slightly with women making […]