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Amex launches blockchain-based business payments using Ripple

“American Express said its FX International Payments (FXIP) business had partnered with Ripple to provide real-time, trackable non-card payments from the United States to Britain” writes Min Read for reuters.com. LONDON (Reuters) – American Express (AXP.N) has introduced instant blockchain-based payments using Ripple, a fintech start-up, for U.S. corporate customers sending funds to UK-based businesses that bank with Santander UK STN.SN, the companies said on Thursday.This marks one of the first major uses of blockchain, a shared database of transactions maintained by a network of computers on the internet that…

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Canadian Government Experiments With Blockchain-based Identity Management Solutions

“This blockchain-based identity management service will be of great interest to a lot of parties, though” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. More importantly, this identity management service will be available on both mobile and desktop.We all know blockchain technology can be sued for different purposes.Focusing on identity management systems using this innovative technology is an interesting idea.Using a decentralized approach to identity management simply makes a lot of sense. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Nuls—the Global Open Source Platform for Blockchain-Based Applications to Be Adopted in Business Scenarios

“Developers and project initiators have to buy Nuls tokens at exchanges to register sub-chains on the platform” writes unknown author for cryptocoinsnews.com. The blockchain technology featured with transparency and irreversibility is believed to disrupt many industries and change the world for better.Different from other projects, Nuls divides blockchain into several modules network, account, ledger, storage, consensus, and smart contract.The microkernel manages the service bus and event bus. “We make Nuls a blockchain infrastructure that is easy to use. Source: cryptocoinsnews.com Share This:

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MasterCard Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Payment System

“According to a CoinDesk report, electronic payments company MasterCard is exploring the adoption of blockchain into its payments network” reports financemagnates.com. In any case, MasterCard is certainly pursuing the integration of blockchain technology more aggressively than really any other electronic payments company. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Consortium of energy firms, including BP and Shell, will make a blockchain-based platform for trading energy commodities, slated to be operational by end of ’18

“(Reuters) – A consortium including energy companies BP and Royal Dutch Shell will develop a blockchain-based digital platform for energy commodities trading expected to start by end-2018, the group said on Monday” writes Min Read for reuters.com. Other members of the consortium include Norwegian oil firm Statoil, trading houses Gunvor, Koch Supply & Trading, and Mercuria, and banks ABN Amro, ING and Societe Generale.Blockchain technology, which first emerged as the architecture underpinning cryptocurrency bitcoin, uses a shared database that updates itself in real-time and can process and settle transactions in…

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Bankera Announces ICO Details for its Blockchain-Based Banking Solution

“After the ICO, the company aims to obtain a banking license and transition to a fully operational banking service for both: fiat and cryptocurrencies” reports newsbtc.com. The blockchain-era banking service is going to hold its ICO on November 27th.Investors will be able to purchase BNK tokens by choosing from more than 20 payment methods. Source: newsbtc.com Share This:

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White Rabbit Announces Blockchain-based Digital Streaming Service

“White Rabbit, as the service is titled, is a step forward from traditional digital distribution platforms like Netflix and Amazon” writes About Yashu Gola for livebitcoinnews.com. On being compared to digital streaming services like Netflix, Alan R Milligan — the CEO and founder of White Rabbit — attempted to draw a striking line between the two, stating that, “OTT services like Netflix have globalized digital streaming and created great content these last few years. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Revolutionary Blockchain-based Digital Advertising Ecosystem Papyrus to Launch Token Generation Event on 12 October 2017

“While disrupting an inefficient, non-transparency ad market, Papyrus does not directly threaten the players of the established digital advertising market” reports newsbtc.com. Papyrus will deliver a decentralized, scalable digital advertising ecosystem capable of processing hundreds of billions of targeted advertisements daily.Papyrus emerged as an alternative approach to digital advertising market pains and a response to the overwhelming negative user experience of irrelevant, irritating and cumbersome digital advertising that slows down browsers.The Papyrus digital ad economy will finally balance the interests of advertisers, publishers and end users in a completely unprecedented…

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ZF, UBS and IBM to Develop Blockchain-based Transaction Platform, Car eWallet

“German automobile manufacturer ZF has joined forces with UBS and IBM to develop an open automotive transaction platform for mobility services based on blockchain technology, Car eWallet” reports financemagnates.com. As a leading financial services institution we pursue the development of a new platform that will transform how transactions and payments between vehicles and other machines can be done efficiently and safely.”.  Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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