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Ethereum’s Gnosis To Host DappCon In Berlin
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Ethereum’s Gnosis To Host DappCon In Berlin

A former train station in Berlin will be at capacity July 19-20, when numerous decentralized application (Dapp) creators and Ethereum enthusiasts descend for the Developer Conference for Ethereum Dapps & Infrastructure (or DappCon). According to its web...
South Korea Considers Tax Reduction For Blockchain Growth
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South Korea Considers Tax Reduction For Blockchain Growth

The country has been one of the most aggressive in its pursuit of blockchain-related innovation. According to a document from South Korea's fourth vice ministerial meeting on "Growth through Innovation," which took place on July 13, 2018, the country is discus...
Polkadot Launches Second Proof Of Concept In On-Chain Update
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Polkadot Launches Second Proof Of Concept In On-Chain Update

On July 17, Gavin Wood's Polkadot, a platform that allows trust-free communication between blockchains, went live with its second proof of concept. This comes two months after PoC-1, which included a relay chain testnet, user interface, and additional staked v...
Trio Of Finance Giants Apply For Blockchain-Related Patents
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Trio Of Finance Giants Apply For Blockchain-Related Patents

You get a patent application, you get a patent application, everybody gets a patent application! Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Mastercard experiment with blockchains. On Tuesday, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published patent applicatio...
Wells Fargo Files Patent for Tokenization System to Protect Sensitive Data
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Wells Fargo Files Patent for Tokenization System to Protect Sensitive Data

San-Francisco-based bank Wells Fargo has outlined a patent for a tokenization system that would protect data, according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) July 17. The newly published application details a system in which ...
Mastercard Wins a Patent to Link Cryptocurrency With Fiat Accounts
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Mastercard Wins a Patent to Link Cryptocurrency With Fiat Accounts

Mastercard has been granted a patent that grants it rights for a method for “managing fractional reserves of blockchain currency.” With Mastercard’s latest patent, we’re getting closer to using our cryptocurrency credit cards to purchase goods. According to...
Tech Giant Oracle Launches Blockchain Cloud Service Platform
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Tech Giant Oracle Launches Blockchain Cloud Service Platform

Tech giant Oracle has formally launched its much-anticipated blockchain service, and many global organizations have already jumped aboard the platform. News of Oracle’s new blockchain platform first came to light in May, as reported by CCN. At the time, Tho...
Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Set to Launch in Hong Kong
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Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Set to Launch in Hong Kong

A blockchain-backed trade finance platform is getting ready to be launched by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and partners. The system currently stands as one of the largest examples of a government-backed effort to tackle issues in the worldwide trade financ...
Boeing Eyes Blockchain Technology To Track Unmanned Air Vehicles
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Boeing Eyes Blockchain Technology To Track Unmanned Air Vehicles

Boeing and SparkCognition want to bring air travel and package delivery into the future. Aviation giant Boeing announced a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) company SparkCognition on July 17 to develop solutions for tracking unmanned aircraf...