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Barclays Files Patents for Two Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain with US Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Jul 20, 2018
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Barclays, an investment service company has filed patent applications for two of its cryptocurrencies with respect to their transfer and blockchain data storage. The patents were published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on July 19. The first patent refers to a system for making a secure tran...

World’s Fourth-Largest Telecom Provider NTT, Plans to Use Blockchain to Store Contracts

Jul 20, 2018
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Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) is a Japanese telecommunications company based out of Tokyo, which is developing something very interesting with blockchain technology. Japan has wholeheartedly accepted this new technology and is integrating it in various sectors around the country. Which is why new bl...

IBM and Veridium Team Up For a New Blockchain Project Which Aims to Offset Carbon Emissions

Jul 20, 2018
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IBM has carved out an innovative approach to offset the effect of carbon dioxide release and make an environmental impact. For this purpose, Veridium and IBM have come together in a bid to tokenize carbon offset credits using Stellar blockchain. The tokens will be launched later this year. Carbon offset cr...

U.S. Health Care Companies Looking Into Blockchain

Jul 20, 2018
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The expansive healthcare system of the United States has often been plagued with coordination issues. Lack of adequate centralized data maintenance and handling system has led patients to incur some very real costs, with doctors being unable to access necessary information during emergencies and the record...

Blockchain Hires Secret Service Agent George Sax

Jul 20, 2018
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As fears mount in the wake of cybersecurity breaches that could pose a threat to virtual currency exchanges, we see a former US Special Agent, taking over as the security head of a British blockchain firm. The firm, rather self-explanatorily named Blockchain Ltd. has hired George Sax, who worked as a senio...

US Congress Hearing On “The Future Of Money: Digital Currency”

Jul 20, 2018
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On July 18, a hearing titled “The Future of Money: Digital Currency” was held by the US Congressional Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, where major questions regarding digital currencies and their potential domestic and global implementations were discussed, including their deployments...
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