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Jeremy Allaire Praises Ethereum for Driving Mass…

“Pushing blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption to new heights will be facilitated as more real-world use cases come to market” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. Unlike Bitcoin’s blockchain, Ethereum offers a lot more functionality.Do you agree with Allaire’s views on ETH and blockchain technology?. High expectations are associated with blockchain technology.He considers it to be a driving force for both blockchain and cryptocurrency on a global scale. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Investments, Blockchain Dominate Payments Infrastructure Headlines

“Blockchain: The New(ish) Kid On The Payments Infrastructure Block No discussion of payments infrastructure would be complete without discussion of blockchain, especially as a conduit of enterprise payments” reports pymnts.com. Veerathai Santiprabhob has stated that blockchain may be used to manage its own supply chain (vendor) payments relationships, along with document management activities.PPRO, for its part, stated that it will use the money to expand its payments platform, including the international presence of its alternative payments-acquiring operations. Source: pymnts.com Share This:

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UK Will Lead in Crypto-Blockchain Space: Report

“BOE Governor Mark Carney criticized bitcoin and other digital currencies, saying bitcoin has failed as a viable currency and as a store of value” writes Nathan Reiff for investopedia.com. DAG Global CEO Sean Kiernan believes that the traditional financial world of the U.K. is primed to integrate with the digital currency space.He suggests that “the U.K. is a major global financial hub and in recent years has become a fintech leader as well.In order for the study above to come to pass, regulators’ opinions on digital currencies will likely have…

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Neufund partners with Malta Stock Exchange and Binance to create a decentralized global stock exchange

“The aim is to create a regulated and decentralized stock exchange for listing and trading tokenized securities alongside crypto assets” writes Stewart Rogers for venturebeat.com. Berlin-based Neufund has announced today that it is collaborating with MSX, the innovation vehicle of the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) and is also partnering with cryptocurrency exchange Binance.The Malta Stock Exchange has recently announced a dedicated platform and a startup accelerator that will focus on DLT and blockchain technology initiatives, with financial support from Binance.According to CapLinked, the market cap of equity tokens alone is projected…

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These Swiss brothers went from selling waffles to blockchain finance

“I then started to Google alternative payment methods, and that is when I first read about Bitcoin and blockchain technology” writes Stewart Rogers for venturebeat.com. Moritz and Celerina, the Stöhrs have created Crypto Finance Conference AG, an events business that focuses on blockchain-technology finance.As investors are the ones who will be crucial for the crypto and blockchain space, there has to be an investor-focused conference.We had one player at the table who was mining Bitcoins and talked about blockchain and crypto.Gallen and have always been interested in new technologies and solutions,”…

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Nervos Network raises $28 million to make enterprise blockchain networks

“Nervos Network has raised $28 million to build a next-generation blockchain network for the enterprise” writes Dean Takahashi for venturebeat.com. Nervos will use the money to grow its product and engineering teams, accelerate development of its enterprise blockchain solutions, and do strategic partnerships.Founded by a team of blockchain and crypto veterans from Ethereum, imToken and Yunbi, Nervos is a network of interoperable protocols built on top of an open network and designed for enterprise applications.Public chains compromise scalability and performance for the sake of security, while permissionless chains forgo security…

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There Are More than Sixteen Thousand Blockchain Companies in China

“Moreover, in the last 12 months, 16,600 new companies in China have declared blockchain to be part of their business” reports financemagnates.com. The number of firms in China with the word ‘blockchain’ in their name has exploded in the first six months of 2018, according to the South China Morning Post.Research from the SCMP reveals that in the US there are currently 817 companies with blockchain-themed names and 335 in the UK. China has over 4,000. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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NatWest Newest Member Of Blockchain Trade Finance Outfit Marco Polo

“RBS-owned NatWest is the newest financial institution to join Marco Polo, the blockchain-powered trade finance solution developed by R3” reports pymnts.com. In May, HSBC said it completed its first trade finance transaction using blockchain, an initiative with ING. At the time, HSBC said it was the first completed transaction to use a “single, shared digital application rather than multiple systems” to execute a trade finance transaction using blockchain.Marco Polo is far from the only initiative exploring use of blockchain to address the trade finance gap.The Asian Development Bank recently calculated…

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Oracle’s Blockchain Service Goes Live

“The firm is collaborating with EY to integrate blockchain apps on the SAO Leonardo platform, a solution designed to help enterprises and developers create their own blockchain tools” reports pymnts.com. The enterprise technology conglomerate has released its solution for businesses that provides them with software and infrastructure to set up their own blockchain networks.It positions Oracle in competition with other enterprise technology conglomerates like Microsoft and SAP that have similarly released solutions for their corporate clients interested in using blockchain.The platform uses Hyperledger Fabric, an open source blockchain framework hosted…

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Blockchain Makes It Out Of Piloting — Now What?

“For instance, Mancone explained, we.trade initially had small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in mind as prime targets for the blockchain platform” reports pymnts.com. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey found most companies don’t have plans to adopt blockchain technology, and only 1 percent have already implemented the technology in one form or another.One of them is the blockchain platform developed by we.trade, a solution designed for banks to facilitate trade transactions for their corporate clients.There are a lot of doubts around it.” Though most CIOs surveyed by Gartner don’t plan to implement…

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