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JPMorgan Seeking to Hire Bitcoin Tech Experts, Sees Bitcoin Futures ‘Understated’

Photo: ShutterstockControversial Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan Chase has been swinging its opinion on cryptocurrencies with time. With its chief Jamie Dimon criticizing cryptocurrencies heavily to the bank launching its native crypto token JPM Coin, it has come a long way.The latest report from The Block suggests that JPMorgan

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Canadian University Offers Graduate Training in Blockchain Tech

Canadian-based University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced a blockchain and distributed ledger technology training program for master’s and PhD students. UBC announced the development in a press release on June 11.The training path is reportedly designed to build competency around blockchain tech, and is focused on its application

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Tech Startup Fluree Raises Nearly $5 Million in Seed Round for Blockchain Database

North Carolina-based Fluree has raised $4.7 million in its first funding round for the company’s blockchain-based database system, according to a report by Tech Crunch on June 3.The firm’s blockchain database product, FlureeDB, purports to be “an immutable, time-ordered blockchain database” according to its documentation. Additionally, users can reportedly

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Blockchain Tech Used by Enterprises at Risk of Becoming Obsolete Within 18 Months

Research firm Gartner has warned that 90% of the blockchain technology used by enterprises will need to be replaced within the next 18 months, tech site ITPro reported on June 3.The company’s senior research director, Adrian Lee, said the industry’s fragmented nature means the technology implemented by some companies is at risk

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World Economic Forum Forms Tech Policy Councils for Blockchain, AI, IoT

The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced the formation of six separate “fourth industrial revolution councils” to work on new technology policy guidance, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 29.Per the release, the councils intend to help regulators regulate artificial intelligence, autonomous mobility, blockchain, drones, internet

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Blackstone Majority-Owned Indian Tech Firm Partners With Bitfury on Trade Finance Project

Indian tech firm Mphasis — majority-owned by the American multinational private equity firm Blackstone Group — has partnered with blockchain tech giant Bitfury on a trade finance project, Reuters reported on May 28.The report notes that Blackstone owns 52.3% of Mphasis, which is listed on the National Stock Exchange

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