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Porsche ‘First’ To Test Blockchain Technology For Cars

Automobile manufacturer Porsche is exploring Blockchain apps in its vehicles in cooperation with the Berlin-based startup XAIN, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported yesterday, Feb. 27. In their press release published Feb. 22, Porsche stated that the company is “the first automobile manufacturer to implement and successfully test Blockchain in a car.”... Read More

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Blockchain-based Artificial Neural Networks To Save Thousands Of Lives From Medical Errors

When we consider quite how far medicine has developed worldwide in the past century, it could be easy to become complacent and assume that we have advanced our treatment methods and capabilities as far as possible. However, a 2016 study revealed some quite shocking statistics regarding healthcare mistakes; namely, that 250,000... Read More

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Could Blockchain Solve a Brexit Sticking Point?

Representatives on both sides of the arduous Brexit talks are confronting their biggest challenge yet: the future of the Irish border. In December 2017, the United Kingdom and the European Union agreed that the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland would remain an open one after Brexit... Read More

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StarbucksCoin? Exec Says Coffee Seller Will ‘Probably’ Use Blockchain

Starbucks is likely to utilize blockchain technology as part of a new payments app, executive chairman Howard Shultz said Tuesday. Speaking with Maria Bartiromo during a Fox Business segment, Schultz discussed the use of a “proprietary digital currency” in conjunction with the payments app. When asked whether the coffee retailer would... Read More

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Startup Codex Brings Blockchain to Art With Backing From Pantera

Blockchain is a potentially revolutionary technology for all sorts of industries, from finance to food safety, social media and retail. A startup plans to use it in the notoriously opaque world of fine art to verify authenticity. Codex has developed a decentralized database for the market for art and collectibles... Read More

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Chinese Universities Are Pursuing Blockchain Patents

Several top-tier public universities in China are stepping up efforts to patent blockchain applications developed on campus. New data published on Feb. 16 and Feb. 23 by China State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) highlights the efforts by institutions such as Zhejiang University, Shenzhen University and Chinese Academy of Sciences to obtain... Read More

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How blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin, could change your life

Technology could help secure registries for ID, property and more Digital evangelists believe that the blockchain could revolutionize everything from legal contracts to the way we use the internet. The trouble is, most people still don’t really know what the blockchain actually is, aside from being associated with the hyped... Read More

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Taiwan’s New Central Bank Chief Eyes Blockchain Boost

Taiwan’s central bank is promising to explore how blockchain technology might help improve its operations. In a rather brief speech at his inauguration ceremony Monday, Yang Chin-long, the new governor of Taiwan’s central bank, said his agency will seek to pay closer attention and remain open-minded on the rapid development... Read More

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E-Commerce Giant JD.com Launches Blockchain Startup Accelerator

JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commerce platforms, is launching an accelerator program to foster the development of blockchain-focused startups. According to an announcement Tuesday, the program, starting in March and dubbed “AI Catapult,” aims to incubate young blockchain firms – helping them scale their applications through integrations with JD.com’s various businesses... Read More