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Hoskinson Launches Enterprise Blockchain Framework For Ethiopia

The founder of Cardano and the CEO of IOHK, Charles Hoskinson announced the launch of an enterprise framework that looks to provide financial services to billions of people living in African countries. Dubbed as Atala, IOHK’s framework is intended to serve as a solution provider for developers, companies and governments looking to integrate new products. Speaking to Forbes’ Rachel Wolfson, Hoskinson said: “Atala is an enterprise framework similar to Hyperledger Fabric. However, the point is to be a solutions provider for governments in need of a municipal currency or a supply chain management system. This requires a type of framework...

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Singapore Hosts 3rd Blockchain For Finance Conference

Singapore once again signals its importance in the Asia Pacific region when it hosts the leading conference for banks and financial institutions looking to implement Blockchain technology. The event held on 7th – 8th May in the swanky Novotel Singapore is ideally situated in the historic riverside district of Clarke Quay, only a short stroll from Chinatown. The conference aims to provide a mix of discussion including looking ‘beyond the tech’ at the non-technical challenges hindering wide-scale adoption including industry education, legal concerns and the uncertainty about regulation.  The audience is made up of 300 senior banking executives who are...

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Blockchain Integrated For Civic Pay Vending Machine Services

Several Vending machine providers that have an installed base of more than a million built vending machines have signed up for Civic Pay. if you haven’t heard of Civic Pay, then let us give you a quick summary. The blockchain payment platform combines identity and age verification, QR code mobile payments, loyalty and rewards. The Civic Pay platform uses the identity and age verification, payment and rewards process into a single transaction. In order to use this vending machine, customers must initially go through a one-time online identity verification check using a document providing proof of their date of birth....

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Binance CFO talks about Facebook's Blockchain developments

Back in March, Facebook publicised their creation of a research group dedicated to Blockchain, with more than 60 staff working on the project. The CFO of Binance, Wei Zhou had this to say about Facebook’s announcement “I suspect it’s going to be a closed Facebook ecosystem,” followed by “Their goal is to wall off other people from coming into their system, their goal is not to open up their system to other people.” Doesn’t seem like he’s a fan does it? He also said that Facebook’s decisions are made by one single person, not by a community as a whole...

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Blockchain Expo Global London 2019

One of the World’s largest Blockchain Conference and Exhibitions took place in London this week to focus on the future of enterprise technology. The event showcased two days of excellent content from leading brands to over 12, 000 people looking at embracing and developing cutting edge blockchain technologies similar to those already available from Dragon. The event landed at Olympia Grand London and ran from April 25th to 26th, and was co-located with the IoT Tech Expo, AI & Big Data Expo and Cyber Security & Cloud Expo which allowed attendees to explore the convergence of these technologies in one...

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