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New IBM Collaboration to Further Blockchain Payments

Based in both Taiwan and California, the blockchain platform, TBCASoft has just announced a collaboration project with the tech giant, IBM and the telecommunications firm, SoftBank. The new project is being done in order to adopt a cross-carrier telecommunications blockchain payments solution. According to the release, the partnership looks to allow carriers to use blockchain through the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG) Consortium - founded by TBCASoft and SoftBank. The global blockchain platform has reportedly already started on the cross-carrier blockchain solution with just shy of twenty participants. The first application that CBSG intends to launch is the Cross-Carrier Payment...

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Top Five Bitcoin & Blockchain Conferences to Visit in November 2019

The month of November comes packed with a long list of exciting and star-studded Bitcoin and Blockchain conferences happening all over the globe. The choice is really hard, and this selection of Top-5 happenings provided by CryptoEvents should come in handy. BitBrum – November 3, Birmingham, UK  BitBrum is a not for profit, community inspired, grass-roots organised event. According to the organisers, they want to “inform people about the technological, economic and societal impact of this nascent space, equipping them with the knowledge to avoid the scams and the tools and confidence to innovate”. The second edition of BitBrum (the...

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HTC Join Blockchain Phone Game But is it Worth Your Money?

Whether you’re an Apple god or a Samsung nut, you will probably have an opinion on HTC. Specifically, on its line of phones.  Over the years, HTC has kind of lost its way in the smartphone game, something that even the newly appointed CEO of the firm, Yves Maitre has admitted in recent times. But despite their failures, there’s still one big reason as to why you should keep an eye on HTC and that is the Exodus project which is just a glimpse into the potential for the future of smartphones. At the Berlin’s Lightning conference over the weekend...

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Ernst & Young Exec Believes Privacy is Vital for Blockchain Adoption

A senior executive for the Big Four auditor Ernst & Young (EY), thinks that blockchain will change everything for the financial space, but only if the industry can solve its privacy problems. The EY global innovation lead Paul Brody has said: “Blockchain is going to be the tool that ties together not just individual companies, but whole business ecosystems and networks. Enterprises will not go on to the public mainnet without privacy and security.” Earlier this week, CoinDesk was able to sit down with Brody in order to talks about all things related to crypto including privacy solutions. Specifically, Nightfall,...

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Ex-IBM Director Joins Open-Source Blockchain Platform 

Jennifer Trelewicz, the former Director of the Systems & Technology Laboratory at IBM, has just joined the open-source and fully decentralised blockchain software, Credits. According to AMB Crypto, Trelewicz has taken the post of Chief Business Officer, under which she is responsible for the external business sector of the firm. The former director has a lot of experience in the global business field. Previously though, she took part in working with big businesses from all over the world. Including a led interaction with IBM.  Paul Stebbing from AMB was recently able to sit down with Trelewicz in order to understand...

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