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Intel Launches Commercial Blockchain Package Based on Hyperledger Fabric

Intel has launched a commercial blockchain package based on the Hyperledger ecosystem, according to marketing materials published on Feb. 12.Intel, which is a member of the Hyperledger collaboration — hosted by the Linux Foundation along with IBM and other major financial institutions — has announced that its new product is

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BIS Report Questions Longevity, Efficacy of Proof-of-Work Based Cryptocurrencies

A recent report from the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has cast a spotlight on the efficacy and longevity of the proof-of-work (PoW) consensus and the future of Bitcoin.The paper takes an in-depth look at how the Bitcoin protocol verifies payments using blockchain technology and various consensus algorithms.PoW algorithms are

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Eurasian Resources Group is Piloting Blockchain Based Solution on the IBM Blockchain Platform

Eurasian Resources Group, announced that it will be piloting a blockchain-based solution built on the IBM Blockchain Platform. As a founding member of the Global Battery Alliance, a World Economic Forum initiative, the group is helping to ensure a responsible supply chain for lithium-ion batteries that could power the fourth Industrial

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NASA Publishes Proposal for Air Traffic Management Blockchain Based on HyperLedger

The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has proposed an air traffic management blockchain, according to a paper published on the agency’s official website on Jan. 10.The proposed system would employ an open-source permissioned blockchain to enable secure, private and anonymous communication with air traffic services. The document

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BitTorrent will launch a Tron based cryptocurrency to enable faster downloads via uTorrent

Peer-to-peer file sharing platform BitTorrent will launch its own cryptocurrency with the aim of creating an economy around networking, bandwidth and storage. Crypto tokens, dubbed BitTorrent (BTT), will be added to the company’s widely-used Windows client uTorrent, and an update will give users the option to earn and trade these tokens for

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Deploying Blockchain and Smart Contract based Solutions

As discussed before, the blockchain-based solution is built to provide strong integrity and independent verifiability. An exception to the independent verifiability is private blockchain solutions. In this part, we discuss both of these technological dimensions and detail their applicability and limitations. Public distributed blockchain provides the most robust integrity assurance and independent

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DNAtix Releases Live Demo of its Blockchain based Genetic Infrastructure Platform

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory

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Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork to Come in Mid-January, Based on Dev’s New Agreement

Ethereum (ETH) core developers have agreed to launch the long-awaited Constantinople  hard fork at block 7,080,000, as decided in a bi-weekly developers meeting on Friday, Dec. 7.The new agreement follows the previous decision to delay Constantinople fork for late January 2019 due to a “consensus issue” that occurred during the

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