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UEFA tickets to be secured via Ethereum blockchain

UEFA 2020 tickets to be secured via Ethereum blockchain

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AlphaWallet team recently revealed that they are working on a project to tokenize digital tickets for UEFA. According to the announcement, they plan to create 20,000 Ethereum-based digital tokens, which will represent the UEFA 2020 event tickets. According to Victor Zhang, AlphaWallet’s CEO, if...

Thailand visa

Thailand will integrate blockchain into E-Visa system

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Thailand is one of the most popular touristic places nowadays. The government intends to integrate blockchain technology on Electronic Visa On Arrival (eVOA) to speed up the process of Visa application and to protect all the data of the country's guests. The new version of eVOA will be available...

Blockstream introduced an updated c-lightning solution

Blockstream introduced an updated c-lightning solution

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Blockstream, a leading provider of bitcoin and blockchain solutions, has introduced a new version of the c-lightning solution, which took about ten months to develop. Solution c-lightning v0.8.0. by default, works on the main Bitcoin network, unless the “-network" parameter is manually set...

Bitmain court China

The court decided to freeze Bitmain assets by $676 thousand

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Shenzhen District Court decided to freeze 4.7 million yuan (about $676 thousand) owned by Century Cloud Core one of the divisions of the Chinese mining giant Bitmain. The court upheld the request by the supplier of spare parts for various electronic devices Dongguan Yongjiang Electronics to freeze...

Canaan mining stock

Shares of mining giant Canaan have fallen by almost 40%

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Since listing on Nasdaq last month, Canaan, a Chinese mining company, has dipped by nearly 40%. In November, Canaan Creative raised $90 million during an IPO, posting 10 million US depositary receipts for $9. Оn December 13, the securities of a mining company are trading at around $5.71. In a...

The owner of Tiktok ByteDance Inc.

TikTok owner forms JV with state media in blockchain

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The proprietor of TikTok ByteDance Inc. began a cooperative enterprise with a state-owned Chinese media organization to expand market involvements, including AI and blockchain. According to an official business registration platform, the new firm is divided into two parts: 49% of it belongs to the...

Santander Ethereum bond

Santander bank redeemed issued $20 million Ethereum-bond

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Santander, which is the largest bank in Spain, redeemed a $20 million bond, issued on the Ethereum blockchain this September. The head of digital investment banking at Santander and chairman of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, John Whelan, also wrote about this in his Twitter account. We just...

Blockchain hardware in space

Blockchain hardware is now on International Space Station

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SpaceChain is doing it again! SpaceX's shuttle performing its resupply purpose to the ISS took SpaceChain’s blockchain hardware on December 5, 2019. That's SpaceChain's third on-orbit blockchain and the initial one on the station. CEO of the organization Zee Zheng said: “This payload set off is...

JPMorgan

JPMorgan’s blockchain network will launch in Japan in 2020

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According to the latest announcements, JPMorgan's blockchain payment network is going to begin operating in Japan at the beginning of 2020. Based on Quorum, JPMorgan's in-house blockchain platform, the Interbank Information Network (IIN) plans to quicken payment transactions as well as address...

Money laundering

Regulators: Blockchain increases money laundering risks

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One of the financial regulators of Switzerland informed the country is “particularly presented” to money laundering dangers given its traditional position as a magnet for the world’s prosperous as well as rising threats from blockchain and banks’ lower gain margins. Finma Chief Executive...

Brave users

Brave reached 10 million active users per month

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Brave browser published about 19% active users’ growth. The Brave 1.0 was issued on November 13 and got really excellent evaluations from the publishers. It also succeeded in user selection. Brave surged from 8.7 million active users per month (MAU) in October to 10.4 in November. This indicates...

Microsoft Azure token

Microsoft Azure developers will receive tokenized badgers

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Microsoft has launched the Ethereum blockchain recognition program. Now, developers who are actively contributing to the development of the Azure cloud platform will be awarded Azure Heroes tokenized badgers. Are you an @Azure practitioner who loves to learn and who contributes to a strong...

Binance acquires DappReview

Binance acquires DappReview to further blockchain adoption

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On December 3, Binance proclaimed that it acquires DappReview, the preeminent data and analytics platform for Dapps worldwide. Binance plans to update the environment of Dapps and generate more comprehensive blockchain adoption. Launched in February 2018, DappReview proposes data analytics and Dapp...

HSBC Bank

HSBC moved $20 billion from paper to blockchain

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One of the most influential banks in the world, HSBC, is preparing to move $20 billion worth of assets to a new blockchain-based custody platform. It is an enormous improvement of the former system as the bank is planning to digitize paper-based documents of private placements. Private deployments...

Indian national blockchain framework

India plans to create a national blockchain framework

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The government of India is developing a national framework, which is going to maintain the broader deployment of blockchain use cases. Sanjay Dhotre, minister of state for electronics and IT (MeitY), said that the government is preparing an approach paper on the National Level Blockchain Framework,...

Gendarmerie Tezos

French gendarmerie reports about using Tezos blockchain

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The French Gendarmerie Cybercrime Center (C3N) uses the Tezos blockchain. The agency launched its first smart contract in September. According to a press release, C3N uses blockchain to control the costs incurred during investigations. “This is one of the first examples of how a government...

Hahn air started using blockchain

Hahn Air uses blockchain to issue Tickets

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Hahn Air declared an article on November 18, and as to it, German corporation Hahn Air is going to be the first organisation to distribute tickets on a blockchain. The blockchain has many advantages for the sphere, like being 100% secure, open-source, and that all the participants of the process...

Iran illegal mining

Iran will pay for exposing illegal mining

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Iranian authorities announced their readiness to pay for information on illegal activities in the extraction of cryptocurrencies, and also spoke about new rules for calculating electricity prices for miners. It is reported by Press TV. The fee for identifying miners using subsidized electricity...

Blockchain is an extremely popular technology nowadays. Back in 1991, Nick Szabo has described the tech but did not find a way to bring it to life. Two decades later, in 2009, mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto realized Szabo's idea, and blockchain had become the basis of the famous Bitcoin.

And what do we have today? A system that gathers all the cryptocurrencies, that is changing the banking system and brings modifications to our everyday life. P2P transactions, distributed ledgers, and many other technical features are becoming a part of financial systems. Democratic governments are implementing blockchain in more and more fields of public administration, and this is just the tip of the iceberg. And that is the reason to become aware of these innovations.

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