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Why blockchain works for records management — GCN

INDUSTRY INSIGHT Why blockchain works for records management By Cecil (CJ) John Aug 21, 2019 Records management is one of four blockchain business initiatives that can save money and provide generate revenue, according to Gartner. The technology has the potential to impact all records management processes and extend their capabilities. It also has broad […]

Blockchain presents new opportunities for construction

New downloadable report from MEED, in partnership with Mashreq, examines the opportunities presented by blockchain for the construction sector Why blockchain could be the solution to several of the challenges facing the construction industry There is no question that blockchain is at the peak of its hype cycle. For the past two years, it has […]

Asia Times | Asian week in blockchain, August 10-16

Digital asset markets plunged this week with Bitcoin leading the drop. It once again fell to below US$10,000 on Tuesday and by Thursday had slipped below $9,000. The rest of the market duly followed with Ethereum dropping below $200 and Ripple’s XRP token falling to its lowest level in almost a year. Despite a minor […]

In Sierra Leone, new Kiva Protocol uses blockchain to benefit unbanked

People on a street in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo by: Dominic Chavez / World Bank / CC BY-NC-ND SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, the government of Sierra Leone launched its new national digital identity platform. The project the government is calling “Africa’s first blockchain and decentralized digital identity implementation,” is designed to provide its citizens with […]

POTUS Candidate Yang Wants Blockchain Voting Despite Security Flaws

Blockchain voting is an essential upgrade to US elections, 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang has said. Yang: Standing In Line To Vote ‘Ridiculous’ Currently causing a buzz on social media, Yang’s proposal would see traditional in-person voting replaced by a Blockchain alternative. It forms the latest in a series of policy stances for the Democrat, […]

Blockchain – A Technology Revolutionizing Industries

Blockchain, an immutable technology incorporated with unique security features penetrates different industries. FREMONT, CA:  In the rapidly evolving world, companies are looking for ways to quickly and easily trace their transactions and track the assets in a business network. A promising technology, blockchain, known for its immutable ability to maintain transactional data managed by a […]

Global Blockchain Network Aims to Smooth Settlements Between Telco Giants

CSG and ITW Global Leaders Forum team up for new Communications Blockchain Network. The network will enable rapid and cost-efficient wholesale settlement between carriers and their partners. Some of the world’s top communications carriers have committed to supporting a new blockchain ecosystem designed to improve inter-service settlement processes with automation and improved security. A1 Telekom […]

SEC Approves Blockchain Tech Startup Securitize to Record Stock Transfers

Securitize, a provider of technology for issuing blockchain tokens, has registered as a transfer agent with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Administration (SEC), a move it says will boost adoption. Announced Wednesday, the registration means Securitize can now act as the official keeper of records about changes of ownership in securities. While that might sound […]