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New York governor Cuomo reveals COVID-19 pilot built on IBM blockchain

A sense of relief has begun to emerge as COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be administered across the world. While hopeful, a new challenge remains: distinguishing between individuals vaccinated and those unvaccinated. Various statistics claim that very little of the world’s population has been fully vaccinated as of the start of March 2021. While this number is

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Blockchain Association meeting with key Biden staff about regulations

U.S.-based crypto advocacy group, the Blockchain Association, is lobbying key figures in the Biden administration to advocate for more favorable regulations.The Association’s executive director, Kristin Smith, told Fox Business the group has already met with or is in the process of scheduling meetings with high-ranking Whitehouse officials including Treasury Secretary

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Argo Blockchain CEO becomes first publicly-traded company exec paid in Bitcoin

On Wednesday, British cryptocurrency mining company Argo Blockchain revealed that Argo CEO Peter Wall is now the first executive of a publicly-traded company to take their entire salary in Bitcoin.In a February operational update, the company — which trades on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker ARB — said

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Coinbase CEO tops China’s Hurun list of blockchain billionaires

The CEO of the United States’ largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, has topped the list of global industry billionaires by China’s Hurun Research Institute.Issued on March 2, the latest Hurun report provides a brief overview of the world’s richest, stating that the number of global billionaires has surged nearly 50% to

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Oracle wants to bring blockchain to the masses through a crypto-secure data offering

While blockchain is known for bringing trust and transparency to multi-party workflows, it can also ensure the immutability of business-critical data. Realizing this potential, technology giant Oracle has announced a crypto-secure data management offering that will be provided as a free feature for Oracle converged database users. Juan Loaiza, executive vice president, Mission-Critical Database Technologies

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