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EUIPO Launches Forum on Using Blockchain for Counterfeiting

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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Zcash Vulnerability Permitting Infinite ZEC Counterfeiting Fixed and Disclosed

A vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite Zcash (ZEC) has been patched and disclosed by the company behind the coin, a post on the official Zcash blog states on Feb. 5.Ariel Gabizon, an engineer at the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company — the startup behind privacy-focused cryptocurrency

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Head of Russia’s Second Largest Bank Compares Crypto Mining to Counterfeiting

Andrey Kostin — the head of VTB, Russia’s second-largest bank — has compared cryptocurrency mining with counterfeiting, major Russian news agency TASS reports Monday, Feb. 4.While speaking to students who participated in an educational contest organized by major Russian tech corporation Yandex, Kostin said:“I am not a big fan of

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Seagate, IBM to Use Blockchain to Fight Hard Drive Counterfeiting

Data storage firm Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have formed a partnership to use blockchain technology to fight product counterfeiting. Built using the IBM Blockchain Platform, the solution will help manufacturers, integrators, and business partners fight counterfeit hard drives. It will authenticate the provenance of disk

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How blockchain could cut counterfeiting in the aerospace supply chain

Time delays, increased costs and risks to security are just a few of the outcomes that plague supply chain systems when faulty, counterfeit, or incorrect products are ordered or received.The Innovation Programme partnered with Thales helps companies enforce new supply chain standards and increase mission assurance using blockchain technology.Accenture’s blockchain

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