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Indian Defence Minister Supports Blockchains Use In Contemporary Warfare

Is blockchain the future of war? India getting more and more involved with the crypto space. Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh supports blockchain used for warfare means. Blockchain tech could be the next step in contemporary warfare according to the Indian defence minister, who is a big supporter of the technology. Making a speech at an 80-nation plus envoy roundtable on Monday prior to the country’s DefExpo 2020 conference in February next year, the defence minister, Rajnath Singh said blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and big data are what is needed for next iteration of combat. According to Singh: “The role of...

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Convergence Looks At The “Big Picture” Of Decentralisation And Society

This is the second of four articles on the program and goals of Convergence - The Global Blockchain Congress. For more on the event, and to purchase a ticket, visit www.blockchainconvergence.com.   In the first article of this series, we introduced you to the motivations behind and goals for Convergence. In this article, we take a first deep dive into the program. One of the main visions of Convergence is to examine the ‘convergent trends’ in the area of blockchain and society. Among the sessions that you can choose from addressing this broad area are:  A World of Ledgers: DLT Five...

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The Immutability Of The Blockchain Is Vital For Logistics

Shipping companies are one of the industries who could see a benefit from blockchain How long until Blockchain technology can become implemented? We know that blockchain technology could one day transform the transport industry, indeed, blockchain technology promises very big things for logistics. Since the blockchain is such a big idea however, we need to explore exactly which aspects of the blockchain are useful to logistics, because let’s face it, shipping companies don’t really have any use for creating gambling dApps, nor will Maersk benefit from creating their own cryptocurrency. It’s important to remember that the blockchain is more than...

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Former Bank of India Governor Discusses Importance of Blockchain at Swell 2019

Dr Raghuram Rajan gives his thoughts on blockchain and digital assets The variety of different advantages blockchain has Partnerships with new tech The ex-Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and a well-experienced Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago, Dr Raghuram Rajan took to the stage this week as a guest speaker at Swell 2019 and underscored the important role that technology has in the growth of the economy, this includes blockchain and digital assets. He adds that new technology has a big role in financial inclusion and could in the end, completely change business in emerging markets...

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Welcome To Convergence – The Global Blockchain Congress

This is the first of four articles on the program and goals of Convergence - The Global Blockchain Congress. For more on the event, and to purchase a ticket, visit www.blockchainconvergence.com.  Convergence - the Global Blockchain Congress will hold its inaugural edition in Malaga, Spain next week. Organised by the European Commission, the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA), the European Union Blockchain Observatory & Forum, and Alastria, the national blockchain of Spain – and with over 150 speakers from around the world and some 80 keynotes, panels, fireside chats, roundtables and meetings – Convergence is set to become a...

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