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High worth vintage watches to be anchored to the Blockchain

The connoisseur world of high-value watches gives connotations of a slow moving and venerable world, deep-frozen in history. However, Amsterdam Vintage Watches has teamed up with V-ID and Fantom, two cutting-edge blockchain projects, in order to ensure that the authenticity of their timepieces can be verified beyond any shadow of a doubt. Located in an elegant and historical building in the centre of the Dutch capital, Amsterdam Vintage Watches may well elicit memories of a world gone by, but in actual fact this business is extremely forward thinking and its impressive array of timepieces can be browsed through its classy...

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TOKENIZATION WILL LEAD THE BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTION

Since the introduction of the distributed ledger technology, it has grown massively in size and number of users. The use of the technology to securely transfer and distribute chunks of information independent of a third party has been a stand out advantage. Another thing, perhaps, that drives the growth of the technology is tokenization WHAT IS TOKENIZATION? Tokenization is the process of converting real-life assets (goods and other products) into digital assets. These assets are then securely stored, transferred, and transacted on the distributed ledger technologyꟷ the blockchain.  Imagine a piece of an expensive painting, for example, purchasing the art...

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Could Blockchain Be in the Feds Headlights?

The Federal Reserve has been under quite a bit of stress by many large tech companies in regards to providing a real-time system of payments. There are multiple members for FIN including, Amazon, Google, and Apple and PayPal. The ever-rising demand for real-time settlement is just that, on the rise! According to data, by September last year, there were at least 40 such systems operational worldwide. 16 more are expected by 2020, as blockchain-powered money transfer systems proliferate the banking scene. It is perhaps because of this that Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve Chairman has told regulators that his institution...

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Narendra Modi endorses blockchain as a frontier technology in progressive speech

Narendra Modi has recently given the thumbs up for blockchain as an opportunity in frontier technology which gives hope the country is warming up to the industry. In a keynote address at the Indian ideas summit, the Prime Minister pitched the nation as a haven for multinational investors. Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India has recently given the thumbs up for blockchain technology as an opportunity in frontier technology which gives further hope that the country is warming up to the nascent industry. In a keynote address at the Indian ideas summit, the Prime Minister pitched the nation as...

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Blockchain, Helicopter Money, and UBI: Seeking Salvation from the Covid-19 Crisis

Covid-19 showed that monetary policy incentive measures in most developed countries are virtually exhausted. However, this is not a new reality, but a situation that has been evolving since the inception of the global economic disaster of 2008. Perhaps, this is evidence that new means of stimulating the economy should come into play. COVID-19: The Perfect Storm for the Global Economy Recently, many experts have expressed ideas that COVID-19 will fundamentally change our world; in particular, it will significantly influence the financial state of various countries. But even before the pandemic, there were already certain challenges in the global economy...

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