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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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Images Of Abuse Found In Bitcoin SV Blockchain

Disturbing images depicting child sexual abuse have been found saved within a section of the Bitcoin SV (Satoshi Vision) blockchain, a network that occurred as a result of a recent hard fork of the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. According to recent reports, the images have been uploaded to the blockchain by a member of the Bitcoin SV community. The stark concern here is that more of this sort of activity could start to happen given the anonymity and the security of blockchains such as the one that exists within Bitcoin SV. What’s happened here? According to The BBC, the images first...

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Inaugural ANON Summit Set To Attract Business & Blockchain Heavyweights From Across The World

2,000 people, including 80 expert speakers, 40 exhibitors and 100 investors from across the world are expected to arrive in Austria for the country’s first official blockchain summit in April. The ANON Blockchain Summit in Vienna is a two-day event focused on the cutting-edge of blockchain technology, bringing together the sharpest minds in business and blockchain along with the Austrian government’s efforts to foster a framework of support for the nascent industry. Scheduled for  April 2nd-3rd, at the Gösserhalle, in central Vienna, this is the first blockchain event officially supported by the Viennese government. “Austria is one of those countries...

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Facebook Makes Big Move Towards The Blockchain

A Facebook led and managed blockchain is what many of us expect to see open up over the next couple of years. As a major tech firm, Facebook have to be seen to be keeping on top of new technologies and therefore, it’s no surprise that Facebook are already exploring blockchain technology. Some of the rumours suggest that Facebook could look towards launching their own in app cryptocurrency that could be used in Messenger and WhatsApp, others suggest that actually, Facebook aren’t interested in cryptocurrencies as such and that their focus is on the technology that drives them, the blockchain....

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