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Tag: blockchain study

SendFriend gets $1.7M for blockchain-based remittance led by MIT, Mastercard

SendFriend, a New York-based blockchain startup specializing in international money transfer to the Philippines, has raised $1.7 million in pre-seed funding from a group led by MIT Media Lab, Mastercard Foundation, Ripple and Barclays. Other investors include Techstars, Mahindra Finance, 2020 Ventures and 8…

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Breaking: Facebook Develops Its Own Cryptocurrency for Remittances

After some resistance to blockchain and nonacceptance of the technology, Facebook, the social networks giant, has got down to developing its blockchain team and is currently looking for fresh talents to welcome to growing blockchain unit. In this regard, there have been rumors about…

Huawei Cloud Launches its Blockchain Services Globally – Pratik Makadiya

After earning significant success in China, Huawei Cloud launched its Blockchain Services (BCS) globally earlier this month. Per a press release issued by the company on November 29, 2018, the service will help create, manage, and deploy blockchain applications economically on the company-run cloud….

Can Blockchain Technology Make Agriculture Safer – Hiroyuki Shinohara

Smart contracts built on blockchain technology may eliminate the need for middlemen. Energy grids could use that tech to increase cybersecurity. And aerospace suppliers look to blockchain as a potential investment in keeping track of their supply lines and boosting efficiencies. But perhaps one…

Seagate Is Using IBM Blockchain To Fend Off Computer Counterfeiters – Michael del Castillo

Data storage giant Seagate has a counterfeiting problem. All one need do is Google “Seagate and fake” and the results produce numerous guides to help ensure users the hardware they’re putting in their computer is real. But the problem is actually larger than just…

Singapore Central Bank ‘Demonstrates’ Value of Blockchain With Tokenized Assets – Georgi Georgiev

The Stock Market and Central Bank of Singapore have successfully developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets in partnership with some big names like Nasdaq, Anquan Capital, and Deloitte. Bitcoinist reported earlier in August that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which is…

How Blockchains Will Transform The Real Estate Industry – Max Coursey

If your hearing was sensitive enough and you were listening all over the United States, you would likely hear real estate agents, title companies, lenders and inspectors printing hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of papers. These papers are scanned, faxed, emailed, distributed and…

Blockchain Is Starting to Show Real Promise Amid the Hype – Avi Salzman

Partnerships and initiatives featuring blockchain seem to be trumpeted every day. Projects that actually solve real-world problems are much rarer. The research firm Gartner surveyed 3,160 chief information officers this year and found that only 1% had put blockchain to work. Take the Australian…

When is Blockchain Right for Your Business

How blockchain technology works? According to the pioneers of blockchain technology, it is nothing less than an online ledger that records the data related to all transactions made throughout a business organization. Apart from the transactions that are made regarding money, other transactions that…

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