Local Government in South Korea Taps Blockchain for Community Vote
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Local Government in South Korea Taps Blockchain for Community Vote

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2017

A South Korean provincial government recently tapped technology developed by blockchain startup Blocko for a vote on community funding. The province of Gyeonggi-do – South Korea's most…

Australia Blockchain Roadmap to Put FinTech Startups “In Box Seat”
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Australia Blockchain Roadmap to Put FinTech Startups “In Box Seat”

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2017

Australia has released a Blockchain roadmap which proponents say puts the country’s Fintech companies “in the box seat” to profit from the technology.The report, authored by Standards…

How Estonia Brought Blockchain Closer to Citizens: GovTech Case Studies
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How Estonia Brought Blockchain Closer to Citizens: GovTech Case Studies

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2017

States without limits, banking without bank accounts and deals based on smart contracts. On March 9, Tallinn will host the first large-scale conference dedicated to Blockchain and…

Blockchain Integration and Collaboration Remain Banks’ Biggest Hurdles
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Blockchain Integration and Collaboration Remain Banks’ Biggest Hurdles

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2017

Banks are slowly coming around to the idea of blockchain technology compared to what many previously thought several years ago. Yet, while banks are keen to explore…

Second Blockchain Academy Launched in Kerala, India
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Second Blockchain Academy Launched in Kerala, India

Brian Evans - Mar 06, 2017

Kerala is to become the second Indian state to get its own Blockchain academy in a joint scheme between the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala,…

IBM, Maersk To Deliver First Blockchain Project “By End Of 2017”
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IBM, Maersk To Deliver First Blockchain Project “By End Of 2017”

Brian Evans - Mar 06, 2017

International freight company Maersk is partnering with IBM on a Blockchain project which should be running by the end of 2017.Aiming to cut down on paperwork and…

Bitcoin as Trend Setter: Warren Buffett on Why Money Management is Expensive & Inefficient
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Bitcoin as Trend Setter: Warren Buffett on Why Money Management is Expensive & Inefficient

Brian Evans - Mar 05, 2017

Increasing ambiguity in the structure of the financial industry and rapidly changing trends in investing are bringing more attention towards Bitcoin, the digital currency which traders and…

BoJ: Blockchain Could Come Under Dark Cloud Amid DAO Hack
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BoJ: Blockchain Could Come Under Dark Cloud Amid DAO Hack

Brian Evans - Mar 05, 2017

The Bank of Japan’s director has said that it’s important to constantly engage in taking measures against threats made to the blockchain or else it could impact…

China & Japan Lead Asian Interest in FinTech
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China & Japan Lead Asian Interest in FinTech

Brian Evans - Mar 04, 2017

Asia is continuing to demonstrate its commitment to FinTech and is helping to fuel global investment in the sector, according to a report from Accenture. In 2016,…

India Central Bank: Confidence in Bitcoin, Blockchain Can Only Come From Authority Endorsement
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India Central Bank: Confidence in Bitcoin, Blockchain Can Only Come From Authority Endorsement

Brian Evans - Mar 03, 2017

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Rama Gandhi has implied confidence in virtual currency can only come about if authorities endorse it.In cautionary remarks on Bitcoin…