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Facebook Reshuffle Structure To Further Compliment Blockchain Research

Reports out today suggest that social media giants Facebook have embarked on a major structural reshuffle in order to enhance their new blockchain research project. We now know that Facebook have established a blockchain research working group in order to investigate and research the implications of blockchain technologies both within Facebook and within the wider community. It is important that Facebook carry out such research if they wish to stay ahead of the trend. Blockchain technology has great implications for social media and therefore, this is something that Facebook need to keep on top of. According to Pymnts.com, Evan Chang...

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Deloitte Find That The Majority of Large Companies Are Open To Blockchain Tech

Deloitte, the professional services firm have recently carried out a project which was designed to see how large companies feel about blockchain technology. This is important for both the blockchain revolution and of course, for cryptocurrencies too. If large institutions are happy to work with blockchain technology, they are more likely to understand cryptocurrency and thus, are more likely to help initiate that large scale institutional investment that we need to really inspire the markets. According to Cryptovest, 74% of the companies approached, all of whom have a revenue of over $500 Billion per year see inherent advantages in implementing...

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IBM To Be Part Of A Blockchain Revolution In Australia

According to reports out today, the Australian Government have agreed on a $740 Million (A$1 Billion) contract between the government and tech giants, IBM. The contract is set to allow IBM to explore blockchain technologies and implement findings within the Australian political structure over the next five years. This is a fantastic deal and will see the Australian Government spearhead a new wave within the blockchain revolution. Blockchain technology powers cryptocurrency so in essence, if this technology is truly adopted in Australia as a part of the national government, we can only expect a crypto-revolution to follow. According to Bloomberg:...

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Minister For UK Housing Believes Blockchain Could Save The UK, Billions

Eddie Hughes MP, the UK Housing Minister has today released a report which explores the Blockchain under the guise of FREER. According to the report: “FREER is a major new initiative from the IEA promoting a freer economy and a freer society. FREER will be housed within the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). Whilst FREER will have its own advisory board, brand, and image, it will be financed, run and operated by the IEA. However, this does not imply endorsement of FREER’s statements by the IEA, or endorsement of IEA statements by FREER.” (p.33) You can see the full report...

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If You’ve Been Watching The World Cup, You’ve Probably Heard Of Hdac, But What Is It?

With the World Cup in full swing, entire nations are focused on one thing, the TV. With this, TV advertising is at an all time high in terms of exposure. With so many football fans transfixed on the screen, getting a slot around the time of the football broadcasts is pure goldust. If you’ve been paying attention, you may have seen an advert for a company called Hdac. The advert, refers to the blockchain and blockchain technology, making out that Hdac have a product that promises to bridge the gap between real life and the blockchain. The advert is pretty...

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