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Home Automation & How It Will Impact Us

Smart homes or home automation are on the rise. With devices like the Amazon Echo to control lightning, temperatures and entertainment systems, it seems like there is no limit to where these Echos can reach. Amazon seems to be at the forefront of this industry. It’s their latest push for home automation, after the acquisition of the video doorbell maker Ring last year for $1 billion. In the router market, Google is competing product called Google Wi-Fi. Another massive company is Apple who has discontinued AirPort home routers last and Cisco sold Linksys to Belkin in 2013. Just hours after...

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Blockchain Used To Track Prescriptions In US

Blockchain technology has huge potential. This is not just a system used to facilitate cryptocurrency, no, the blockchain is far bigger and far better than that. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are the next government agency to recognise that, through new reports that highlight how the FDA are using blockchain technology to track prescriptions within the United States.The idea by the FDA is to clean up the way drugs are tracked through pharmacies and hospitals in the United States. By using blockchain technology, accurate audit trails can be maintained and all drugs entering circulation can be automatically approved,...

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Mitsubishi Group Planning To Launch Blockchain Payments

It has recently been announced by the Japanese based Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) that they will launch a new blockchain-based payment system according to a press release published earlier this week. The Financial Group is a Japanese bank holding / financial services firm which is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The world’s fifth-biggest bank is working on the project in partnership with the United States content delivery network Akamai with the aim to launch in the first half of 2020. Both MUFG and Akamai had initially announced a partnership in May last year by publishing an outline of what would...

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Member Of Parliament Discusses EU’s Stance On Blockchain

A member of the European Parliament spoke about Blockchain technology and how it’s disruptive and the effect it has on lots of different sectors at the recent Ripple Regionals event, organised by Ripple at a hotel in London. Eva Kaili discussed blockchain technology and gave an insight into her entry into emerging technology. Speaking at the event in London, the European Parliament member discussed how she faced a lot of pushback from the first blockchain conference she attended in 2014 for the sole reason due to her being a politician. Kaili follows on from this saying that this made her...

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Look How Close We Are To Blockchain Adoption

A term that gets thrown about a lot these days is ‘blockchain adoption’, it has slowly grown into something with more meaning over the years, this is because the adoption of the blockchain is now a very realistic idea. Two years ago, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) could’ve been a way to disrupt the traditional means of finance and fundraising. In addition to this, the insane growth of Bitcoin and the rest of the crypto market saw everyone with an extremely positive outlook on their investments in cryptocurrency. All in, these things have contributed well to the future of this technology....

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