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China Government Begins Blockchain Standards Creation, Eyes 2019 Deadline

China’s government has reportedly begun working on national standards for blockchain technology in the country. Li Ming, director of the Blockchain Research Office at the Electronic Industry Standards Research Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said the government had already announced the

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US: West Virginia Completes First Blockchain-Supported State Elections

The blockchain-based portable voting stage, created by Voatz, was just accessible to a select gathering of voters. Participants were deployed military members, different subjects qualified to vote non-attendant under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), and their spouses and dependents. Participation was

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Alibaba Leads List of Top Companies Diving into Blockchain

Naysayers like Warren Buffet appear to surface occasionally, hoping to thump the universe of cryptocurrency and blockchain down a peg and make the emerging technology seem like a fringe outcast and temporary fad that the mainstream wouldn’t go near. JPMorgan Chase just applied for a

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Facebook Creates Blockchain Team

Facebook has reported it is making another new team dedicated to exploring how the social media giant can use blockchain technology. Facebook is likewise fabricating another group committed to blockchain innovation. David Marcus, the official responsible for Facebook’s standalone messaging app, Messenger, is leaving that

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Oracle Company To Offer Blockchain Products

Oracle, the world’s second-largest software company is launching blockchain products over the next two months, Bloomberg reports May 7. President of software development Thomas Kurian announced today at Oracle headquarters that the company will unveil a platform-as-a-service product this month, and decentralized ledger-based applications next

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Bermuda Becoming Blockchain Hub

The European island of Malta is becoming a cryptocurrency and blockchain hub. Now, another island – in another part of the world – is making an effort to emerge as a centre for FinTech Innovation. The government of Bermuda is pushing to distributed ledger technology

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Kenya is Using Blockchain and Cryptocurrency to Settle Real Estate Sales

Sometimes referred to as the ‘Silicon Savannah’ Kenya is considered to be a technological giant on the continent of Africa. Still, something that should be as straightforward as processing a land ownership title can be fraught with problems due to corruption throughout the bureaucracy. Cases of