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Blockchain Is Changing How Dating Apps Work

In its relatively short existence, online dating has gone from being a highly stigmatized way to meet people to the default strategy for locating dates among younger, and even older, generations. Older models based on sites like eHarmony have given way to gamified systems like Tinder and its contemporaries, but... Read More

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6 industries that are using blockchain to drive business value right now

Blockchain is already impacting companies across the finance, healthcare, and food industries. Here’s how. Blockchain has proven to be the larger value of cryptocurrencies, with implications for almost every industry. And some companies are already using the emerging ledger technology in everyday business operations. An October 2017 report from CompTIA... Read More

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How Blockchain Can Really Impact Real Estate Investing

If you search the internet for the “top five ways that blockchain will impact X, Y or Z,” you will surely be offered the same results over and over again. Removing a central authority, speed, trust — all of these blockchain benefits also apply to real estate. In real estate,... Read More

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Walmart Wants Blockchain to Make Shipping ‘Smarter’

A new patent filing finds retail giant Walmart seeking to utilize blockchain technology to perfect a smarter package delivery tracking system. In an application released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, Walmart describes a “smart package” that would include a device which would record information on a... Read More

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JD.com to Track Beef Imports Using Blockchain Platform

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has announced that it will roll out a blockchain platform to track imports of beef products from an overseas meat supplier. According to an announcement Friday, the e-commerce platform said it has partnered with Australia’s InterAgri to import the firm’s Angus beef products to Chinese consumers,... Read More

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Interview: Blockchain is overhauling humanitarian aid

Refugees and displaced persons face one central problem: without a government to back them up, they lose their identities. Without an identity, it’s nearly impossible to find meaningful work. Blockchain can help address these concerns. Humanitarian aid groups have begun using Blockchain to give displaced persons their identities back. In... Read More

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Alibaba’s T-Mall Is Moving Cross-Border E-Commerce to Blockchain

Alibaba’s T-Mall e-commerce platform is reportedly adopting blockchain technology in its cross-border supply chain through a partnership with logistics company Cainiao. According to a report by China’s news agency Xinhua Wednesday, the partnership aims to move information on goods for import and export onto a blockchain that can then track their country... Read More

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How Quantum Computing Threatens Blockchain

Is there a way to prevent blockchain technology from becoming obsolete? There has been a lot of hype concerning Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies of late. But it is blockchain, the electronic architecture on which cryptocurrencies run, that is the truly revolutionary technology. Blockchain is a decentralized accounting system that verifies records... Read More

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Blockchain Offers an Advantage for State Government, Experts Say

Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies or blockchain might elicit thoughts of illegal deals or a financial bubble centered on fake digital money. But, according to experts speaking to Illinois House members at a hearing on Tuesday, the technology behind Bitcoin could help make government more efficient. Bitcoin, the digital currency, uses a digital... Read More