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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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Homeland Security looks to fund blockchain projects that can offer tracing solutions for key workers

The DHS is hoping for a project that can authenticate ‘essential worker’ status and provide a digitalised supply chain traceability systems The United States Department of Homeland Security is looking to fund startups that offer interoperable, blockchain-based anti-counterfeiting projects through its Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP). The announcement was made during a virtual industry day […]

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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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Virtual voting solution using blockchain announced by bitFlyer for use in shareholder meetings

bVote is a blockchain-based application and will be put to test at the firm’s shareholder meeting Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange, bitFlyer, has launched a blockchain-based voting solution for virtual shareholder meetings. The new application, named bVote, is aimed at providing a secure and reliable platform for Japanese corporations to conduct virtual voting in general shareholders’ meetings. […]

Ethereum

IBM Food Trust to find blockchain solutions to deliver sustainable supply of salmon to consumers

The Norwegian farmed-salmon producer will enable traceability of fresh seafood products to improve supply chain credibility Kvarøy Arctic, the Norwegian-based producer of farmed-salmon, is the latest firm to join the list of more than 200 companies part of the IBM Food Trust. The trust is a blockchain-based initiative by the tech-giant to connect participants across […]

Blockchain

Sberbank Buys 5,000 Blockchain ATMs as Russia Ponders Criminalizing Crypto Use

Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, is buying more contactless ATMs that are powered by blockchain, according to local news agency Izvestia. Interestingly, the move comes amid a proposed bill to penalize individuals and companies that use crypto and Bitcoin in financial transactions. Sberbank Leverages Blockchain for Contactless ATMs To avoid confusion, Sberbank’s ATMs have nothing to […]

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Havas Group Launches Havas Blockchain

Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications companies, is one of the latest companies to become involved in blockchain technology. Recently, the French company announced they are launching Havas Blockchain. Havas Blockchain is a fully integrated communications offering that is designed to support the entrepreneurs and businesses involved in blockchain and will officially launch […]