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US Presidential Candidate Says “Blockchain Needs to be a Big Part of our Future”

There’s no doubt that cryptocurrency is growing in popularity and with the help of Andrew Yang, that popularity might just keep growing. For those that don’t know, Yang is an entrepreneur who is running as a Democrat in the 2020 United States presidential race and he recently revealed a digital-asset platform that he believes could help spur on new innovation. “I believe that blockchain needs to be a big part of our future,” Yang said to the packed out room at the Consensus conference in New York, where he gave a keynote address Wednesday. “If I’m in the White House,...

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Starbucks & Blockchain Supply Chains - What does the Future Hold?

Blockchain tech is one of those things that is bound to get mainstream adoption but, like the internet, when a new technology comes out people are often sceptical until they see it in action. Blockchain is making moves all the time but one key area that the technology is gaining traction is in supply chains. With the growing consumer demand for transparency on the source of products, the coffee giant Starbucks is deploying blockchain to track coffee beans from the farm right to the consumers' cups. Vice President and CTO of Starbucks, Gerri Martin-Flicklinger recently described how CX is at...

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Global Business Blockchain Council Partners With Jane King Show

The Global Business Council (GBBC), one of the leading industry associations for blockchain technology ecosystems, recently announced its partnership with The Business of Blockchain with Jane King.  Recorded at Nasdaq’s MarketSite studio in New York’s Times Square the show strikes a perfect balance of information and entertainment on the latest developments in blockchain. Host Jane King and producer Denise de Murcie have created a show that features ongoing series of interviews with a perfect synergy industry leaders, academics and entrepreneurs; recently featuring Sandra Ro, CEO of the GBBC and Alex Mashinsky, the inventor of Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP). As the...

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Samsung Pushing Adoption with help from Ethereum

Samsung has been getting a lot of attention from crypto fans over the past few months. With the release of the blockchain wallet on the Galaxy S10, a lot of enthusiasts turned their heads to Samsung. In an article from Business Korea, Chae Won-Cheol, senior managing director of the Product Strategy Team at Samsung Electronics Wireless Business Division, said: “We will lower barriers to new experiences by gradually expanding the number of Galaxy models that support blockchain functions. We will also expand our service target countries after Korea, the United States and Canada.” Samsung released the Galaxy S10 in March...

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Hoskinson Partners with Polymath Blockchain to Launch Security Token

The founder of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson is about to make a new partnership with Polymath as the co-architect of ‘Polymesh’, a blockchain that focuses on becoming a layer one for security tokens. According to the co-founder of Polymath, the blockchain is looking to change how different businesses issue securities and track equity. Trevor Koverko went on to say: “[Polymesh] is purpose-built, since security tokens have unique needs and characteristics that demand a specific foundation. Ultimately, we want to marry issuers, investors and regulators together, which is what the layer one architecture is designed to do.” This system comes at a...

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