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Will Blockchain Win Or Lose In Ohio?

What was supposed to be the hub for blockchain in Ohio, Tower City Centre is now to be slated as the entrepreneurial centre instead.  In a new report published yesterday, July 1st, the Tower City shopping mall has been hit on hard times financially and it was originally thought to be receiving an overhaul as a Cleveland-based blockchain centre at some point in the near future. Even so, a member from Blockchain Cleveland, Bernie Moreno has stated that the plans have now changed. Moreno now says that there is a new business plan for Tower City today, as he says:...

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Wall Street Veterans Starting To Invest In Bitcoin & Blockchain

The American businessmen, Wall Street titan and co-founder of the private equity firm KKR & Co., Henry Kravis is the latest big investor to get involved with blockchain and cryptocurrency.  The 75-year-old Wall Street legend is specifically investing in a cryptocurrency fund provided by ParaFi Capital according to Bloomberg. Kravis joins fellow billionaire investors Peter Thiel (PayPal) and Louis Bacon (Moore Capital Management), who have both placed their bets on cryptocurrency and blockchain tech. Ben Forman, founder of ParaFi Capital has said that the risky and often volatile world of cryptocurrency provides an unparalleled upside for new investors and traders....

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The Role Of Interoperability In Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is one of the most popular sectors in the blockchain industry in 2019. It’s no surprise considering the financial sector spent $552 million on blockchain technology, with blockchain solutions to grow 75% through to 2022. Although the DeFi community is growing with emerging services like decentralized loans, prediction markets, and exchanges, these blockchain networks currently operate in isolation. With an increasingly high number of players entering the burgeoning blockchain industry, it is concerning that blockchain networks are unable to communicate with one another.  Interoperability and cross-chain communication in DeFi is one of the hardest challenges when it...

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Can Blockchain Fix America’s Healthcare Problem?

Most people will probably under the assumption that healthcare and blockchain aren’t connected. Of course, this is understandable as blockchain is typically seen as something for the financial space to reap benefit of rather than doctors and nurses.  But blockchain tech might actually be healthcare’s X factor when it comes to America.  As of now, some candidates from across the nation are looking to run for the US Presidential position and are preparing to debate ‘Medicare-for-All’. This is a plan that was brought up by Bernie Sander in 2017. According to Forbes, this idea would raise taxes for million already...

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A New Age Of Privacy Begins With The Blockchain: Health Records In Focus

No shortage of sectors can benefit from the power of blockchain with its immutability, transparency, and decentralization. However, when it comes to data, its potential shines brighter. Blockchain technology has the power to revolutionize how we view and control data, something incredibly important in today's digital world. We are genuinely concerned about how social media access and uses our data, but have not thought enough about the concerns around medical data.  Patient data is arguably one of the most private and personal information we share. What is most concerning though is that when it is shared on electronic health records...

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