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Blockchain, Tokenization, And A Social Network For Social Good

A double danger looms over the Blockchain revolution: First is that it continues to be eclipsed by Bitcoin, owing to its pioneering role, by the unduly overemphasized speculative attitude towards crypto-currencies; and Second, that its technology be cartelized by GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon — the 4 most powerful American technology companies).  In the face of these two dangers, Blockchain for Good stands as a particularly viable alternative. Truth be told, for ten years now the crypto-currency tree has been hiding the Blockchain Forest. It's about time that we got around that tree and ventured deep into the forest;...

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Make Way For Gateway: Bytecoin Blockchain Bridge Goes Live

Bytecoin has officially launched the Bytecoin Gateway Project, creating a bridge between the Bytecoin blockchain and that of Ethereum with a corresponding BCN20 currency to go with it.  The Bytecoin Gateway Project first emerged as a possibility back at the start of this year when the Bytecoin team announced that it was looking into blockchain bridging as a means of expanding their platform.  Blockchain bridging is a method of linking two separate blockchains by introducing a currency that corresponds to one blockchain onto the other. In Bytecoin’s case, the possibility of doing this came about via the changes that were...

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South-Korean Blockchain Firm, ICON Announces New Fee Sharing System 

You may have heard of ICON, the South Korean blockchain project which has just announced its ‘Fee 2.0’, the new transaction fee system of the ICON Network.  As Fee 2.0 has been published on the ICON mainnet, users can now access ICON dApp services more conveniently without paying transaction fees. All users of the dApps had to pay cryptocurrency fees starting from their initial uses of services in the past. With this, dApps could be only used by those holding a specific amount of cryptocurrency and therefore presented a challenge in the sense that customers had to bear the burden...

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In Just 1 Year IBM Blockchain Patents Has Grown By Over 300%

The number of IBM blockchain patents has grown by more than 300 percent in just 12 months.  For those that don’t know, the International Business Machines Corporation is American multinational information based in New York and has operations in more than 170 countries across the globe. Now, the firm has reported its blockchain patents growth of around 300 percent which, as argued by the co-founder of Guerrillabuzz, Yuval Halevi says a lot about the crypto space given that such a big firm has spent such a big amount of their resources in developing a department solely dedicated to blockchain.  Take...

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Pharmeum Is Tokenizing Global Healthcare

Pharmeum have a working product that is already in use! The problem Today, it is not easy for you to travel from any country/city and access border-less Healthcare. The issue here arises in the lack of trust with the patient's access to Healthcare across the globe, but what if a trust-less form of technology was used? Medical errors were reported to account for the third largest cause of death by the British Medical Journal in 2016. Wrongful prescription of medicines attributed to 70% of errors alone.  Paying the increasing cost of medicines and treatment is becoming a huge burden for patients...

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