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South Korea to invest in a blockchain-based platform to secure medical data

Korea selects blockchain startup SendSquare to create a blockchain platform to host connected public and private chains The South Korean Government are to develop a blockchain-based data registry platform to help analyse, anonymise, and store clinical data for diabetes. According to the announcement by Sendsquare, the Korean Government has selected the blockchain startup to develop […]

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CertiK partner with Hdac to integrate the Internet of Things with blockchain

Blockchain offers the benefits of smart contracts and enables greater scalability for the exponentially growing IoT market CertiK, a blockchain cybersecurity startup, has collaborated with South Korean blockchain firm, Hdac, to integrate internet of things (IoT) devices with blockchain. The two companies have teamed up to utilise their expertise in blockchain technology to release a […]

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UNICEF’s to invest 135 ETH in tech companies finding humanitarian blockchain solutions

In its largest crypto investment to date, UNICEF funds companies using technology to serve humanitarian causes The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Friday that eight tech companies are to receive investment from its cryptocurrency wing. UNICEF’s crypto fund will invest 135 ETH (about $ 30,000) in eight companies from seven developing countries to […]

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Bitcoin Mining difficulty rises by almost 15%, the highest level in over two years

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty is up by 14.95% bringing the level to its fourth-most difficult in history Bitcoin’s latest mining difficulty adjustment is the biggest in over two years, as the level increased by 14.95% to 15.78T. The upward adjustment comes after the Bitcoin network experienced consecutive downward adjustments since its third halving on May 11. […]

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Smart contracts have many more uses than their name suggests, says Blockstack CEO

Blockstack and Algorand have partnered to create Clarity, a purpose-built secure language to realise smart contracts’ full potential Dr Muneeb Ali, co-founder and CEO of decentralized computing network Blockstack, has said that smart contracts should have a new name, as their applications go far beyond just contracts. Blockstack is to collaborate with proof-of-stake blockchain protocol, […]