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Blockchain based Wi-fi network raising up to $25 million in ICO

By | 2018-04-05T01:22:59+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, ico|Tags: , , |

World Wi-Fi is a company based in Singapore that is having an ICO to build a global Wi-Fi network. They are raising funds to build a network which will be based on privately owned routers. Most of the routers will be residential. Owners of private routers may offer free Internet access and earn cryptocurrency through Internet [...]

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Corda blockchain operating system for financial markets

By | 2018-04-04T01:02:35+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, fintech|Tags: , , , , |

R3 is developing a blockchain-platformed operating system called Corda. A 100-plus member consortium of banks, regulators and technology partners (Oracle, Accenture and more) are developing Corda and are led by blockchain tech start-up R3 CEV. Corda is a distributed ledger platform designed specifically for financial services. Launched in September 2015, R3 was born out of a [...]

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Parallels between Satoshi and Blockchains with Malcom McLean and Containerization

By | 2018-04-03T00:16:45+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: blockchain, supply chain|Tags: , , |

Satoshi Nakamoto and the likely impact of blockchain on improving global supply chain efficiency has interesting parallels to Malcom Mclean who invented shipping containers. Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the unknown person or people who designed bitcoin and created its original reference implementation. As part of the implementation, they also devised the first blockchain [...]

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Blockchain boosting speed, trust and security of existing supply chains and for more complex IoT world

By | 2018-04-02T18:17:52+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: blockchain, fintech, internet of things|Tags: , , , |

The global supply chain market is made up of the $8.6 trillion logistics market, the $16.6 trillion export merchandise market. Supply chains are massive. Supply chains are mostly B2B (business to business), with the last mile B2C. The demands of the supply chain market are different than finance: the amount of data is larger, transactions are more complex, [...]

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Blockchain supply chain for Automatic rule compliance and trusted transactions will boost speed and profits

By | 2018-04-02T17:50:40+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: blockchain, fintech|Tags: , , , |

Blockchain supply chain management are poised for rapid growth Blockchain offer a solution to the growing problem of how to manage increasingly complicated networks of manufacturers and suppliers at a time when transparency, speed, and agility are critical. A typical carmakers is likely to work with about 30 partners and many more suppliers across multiple industries [...]

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Understanding Blockchain concepts

By | 2018-01-29T18:06:03+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech|Tags: , , |

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released an introduction to blockchain, which underpins Bitcoin and other digital currencies. (59 pages) Blockchain definition A blockchain is essentially a decentralized ledger that maintains transaction records on many computers simultaneously. Once a group, or block, of records is entered into the ledger, the block’s information is [...]

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