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IBM Gets Banks Onboard for Blockchain-based Payment System

IBM’s blockchain-based real-time global payments network has begun rollout, with several banks also committing to issue their own stable coins on the platform. First unveiled last year, IBM Blockchain World Wire provide banks with a means to simultaneously clear and settle near real-time payments transactions across borders.

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Permissioned Blockchain: Too Many Compromises, or a Private Database Solution?

Tibor Tarabek,is Chief Data Officer at FUERGY, a unique AI-powered device that utilizes blockchain to help users optimize energy consumption, maximize energy efficiency participate in the energy market. Industrial giant Siemens is one of the more recent corporations to join the likes of Standard Chartered in unlocking blockchain’s potential.

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Credit Scoring and Blockchain – New Rating Agencies to Emerge

Credit scoring is a system that figures out a borrower’s rating using mathematical methods. The personal data of the person or organization, credit history and statistics on borrowers with similar conditions are taken as parameters for such calculations.

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New Blockchain Technology From IBM to Help Credit Unions

Blockchain is a revolutionary technology which is celebrated by many. It has significantly impacted many industries. The uses, benefits, and next steps of the technology are being discussed in the ongoing Blockchain Week NYC. IBM just signed a new partnership deal with CULedger.

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Overcoming Blockchain’s Barriers in the Banking World

Make no mistake: Blockchain technology stands as a promising disruptor for dozens of current industries, and an enabler of change that will bring forth new opportunities and revenue streams for financial institutions, realtors, retailers and more.

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How the Blockchain Ushers in a New Form of Trust – Knowledge@Wharton

Blockchain is one of the biggest buzzwords in technology today. But confusion exists about what it is exactly: The blockchain is often mentioned in the same breath as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but it encompasses far more than that.

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Du Announces Blockchain Solution to Ensure Patient Safety

Du has announced its latest Blockchain Platform as a Service (BPaaS) use case by entering into a collaboration with Dhonor HealthTech to build the UAE’s first Patient Safety Blockchain Solution.

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South Korea Extends Tax Credits to Blockchain Industry to Spur Innovation

The South Korean government is extending a tax break to companies working on blockchain technology in order to promote innovation. Reporting by The News Asia said blockchain was one of 16 fields government officials decided to add to the research development (RD) tax credit. Other fields included fine dust reduction technology and wearable robots.

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Can Dubai Become the First Blockchain Powered City by 2020?

When we think of Dubai, we think of Arab billionaire lifestyles, 6-star hotels, and awe-inspiring skyscrapers. But did you know that plans are in place to turn Dubai into the first blockchain-powered city by 2020? The Director-General of Smart Dubai, Dr.

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Online Advertisers Embrace Blockchain to Fight Fraud

IBM Corp., Toyota Corp., and a growing number of startups are using blockchains to try to crack down on online advertising fraud. The complexity of online advertising and the struggle to track ad spending has allowed fraudsters to avoid being caught, attorneys told Bloomberg Law.

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How Blockchain May Kill the Password

Imagine a company that can verify the background of a new employee and onboard them with the click of a single virtual button, or a banking customer who can verify their identity for a loan without exposing personally identifiable information – again with a click of a button.

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Thai Government Agency Develops Blockchain Tech for Elections Voting

A Thailand government agency has developed a blockchain-based solution that’s set to digitalize elections voting in the country.

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