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Blockchain Summit Frankfurt is a 2-day conference and exhibition connecting over 1,000 industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators and investors. Blockchain Summit has grown exponentially in content and audience size. Based on unrivalled content and exceptional networking opportunities, Blockchain Summit Frankfurt is part of the largest dedicated Blockchain Event Series in the World. No co-located side events. A purely Blockchain focused audience. Join the Summit keynote programme for unparalleled discussion with 100 visionary speakers. Cutting edge...

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Blockchain Summit Hong Kong is a 2-day conference and exhibition connecting over 1,000 industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators and investors. Blockchain Summit has grown exponentially in content and audience size. Based on unrivalled content and exceptional networking opportunities, Blockchain Summit Hong Kong is part of the largest dedicated Blockchain Event Series in the World. No co-located side events. A purely Blockchain focused audience. Join the Summit keynote programme for unparalleled discussion with visionary speakers. Cutting...

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The Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras (APBA), a major Spanish shipping port, recently signed up to use the Tradelens, the shipping platform developed by IBM. Tradelens was developed in conjunction with Maersk, the international logistics giant. Shipping and logistics are considered low hanging fruits when it comes to early adoption of blockchain-based features into daily operations. Retail giants such as Walmart and Carrefour have ramped up their supply chain management using blockchain, and...

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Litecoin (LTC) is embarking on new developments and partnerships, including the appointment of four new advisors at the helm of the Litecoin Foundation, to drive awareness and education on the value of the cryptocurrency. “As we push for mainstream adoption, it makes sense to partner with a festival that is comprised of people who bring new ideas and visions to the world through the content they create, and one we can grow with through the...

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Utilization of cryptocurrencies and blockchain in the banking sector is not an entirely new concept. Banks around the globe have either reacted positively or negatively to crypto implementation. Blockchain technology has, however, evolved from being ignored and seen in a bad light, to providing innovative solutions in the banking industry. On realizing its potential, banks are finding ways to create applications that make transactions cheaper, faster and less complicated. Falcon’s Move Just recently, Falcon, a...

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One of the fascinating aspects of technology is its dynamic nature. This aspect has ensured that once mainstreamed, businesses have the option to embrace it or be edged out. Despite its numerous advantages and applications, mainstreaming of blockchain has had its fair share of challenges, more so in 2018 when the valuation of most cryptocurrencies fell substantially. However, a tech review published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) predicts a positive outlook for blockchain....

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Wanting to increase your blockchain know-how or invest in the space? Below are five videos totally worth investing the time into. 🙂 #1: What is blockchain? CNBC Explains by Tom Chitty Why it’s great: It gives you all the important information you want to know, starts from the beginning, and explains the entire concept well There are a lot of blockchain for beginners videos. The truth is, most of these videos take a lot for...

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Western Union,  the global funds remittance giant is considering going paperless this year. In an interview with Reuters Plus, Odilon Almeida, Western Union President, said the company has been exploring ways to include cryptocurrencies in its services. The global funds transfer giant has also considered employing blockchain technology in its operations as a way of adding value to its services. Consumers do not have to own cryptocurrencies or digital wallets to access this service as...

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Jonha Richman has an incredible story braving the tech, business and blockchain space, serving many a different role helping businesses tell their story. We had the pleasure of chatting with Jonha, where she shared her views on the crypto and blockchain space, and how diversity is so beneficial for this sector. “We’ll see more and more governments become more clear towards their stance on cryptocurrencies, while Blockchain and its expanding use cases will be embraced...

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ETFs (exchange-traded funds) have been around for a long time and have been used to track benchmark indexes such as the NASDAQ-100, the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500, and the US Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). Stock market investors also use these indexes to monitor their portfolio strength as well as compare it with the overall market. Blockchain ETFs Since ETFs can be used to track cryptocurrency, investors do not have to buy actual digital...