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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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Decentralized Web Protocol Arweave Secures $5M In a16z-Led Round

Blockchain project announces the completion of $5 million funding round Big names contribute to the round Arweave and permaweb Arweave, a blockchain project designed to combat link rot and build a permanently accessible web, has announced the completion of a $5 million funding round. The funding, led by leading blockchain investment firm a16z, will support Arweave’s goal of building the permaweb: an always accessible internet that does not degrade through linkrot, censorship, or sunsetting. The project, founded in 2017 by a Berlin-based team of TechStars graduates, has made significant inroads towards its goal of building a distributed web that ensures...

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Ethereum Co-Founder Says China Will avoid Blockchains Full Potential 

China’s upcoming digital currency is unlikely to utilise the power of blockchain according to Joe Lubin. Lubin speaks in CNBC Interview regarding blockchain and China’s cryptocurrency Huge advantages for creators on the system CEO of ConsenSys and co-founder of Ethereum, Joe Lubin considers China’s upcoming digital renminbi unlikely to utilise the power of the blockchain. Speaking in an interview for CNBC’s Squawk Box Asia earlier today, Lubin argued that the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has little to gain from the decentralised aspects of the technology. China’s digital legal tender is set to be controlled by the PBoC and officials...

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