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Government registries with blockchain, for efficiency and trust

This article by Juan Delacruz first appeared in IBM’s blockchain blog: Blockchain Pulse How frequently do constituents experience frustration when providing information to governments? “I have to...

Bitcoin.com Is Under An Attack That Is Allegedly Being Sponsored By...

Yesterday, Roger Ver, who is popularly known Bitcoin Jesus, said that his Bitcoin.com email accounts were under attack. According to the screenshot the entrepreneur...
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High Implementation Cost And Regulatory Concerns Have Hindered Many Local Governments...

Blockchain technology has many applications. This fact can't be disputed. It makes life easier in so many ways. This is why many governments and...

Outrage On Social Media As Ethereum (ETH) Gets Blacklisted On Google...

Last year, due to the prevalence of ICO and cryptocurrency related scams, the biggest search engine in the world, Google, blocked cryptocurrency...

Rapid Sell-off In The Market May Be Caused By SEC’s Attack...

Within a 24 hour period, the price of the largest cryptocurrency per market capitalization, Bitcoin, has fallen by 10%. While this is discouraging, it's...
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Experts Warn Against Using Blockchain To Make Elections Less Stressful 

Ever since the emergence of blockchain technology, it has been recommended as the solution to virtually every problem. From supply chain, legal tenders, to...

Bank of Mexico Introduce More Stringent Crypto Regulations

Cryptocurrency services and institutions in Mexico are now under obligation to receive a permit from the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) before beginning their operations,...
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China’s Supreme Court Endorse Blockchain Records As Legitimate Evidence

The Chinese Supreme Court has ruled that evidence authenticated with blockchain technology is now admissible in court as authorities step up measures to handle...

India’s Securities And Exchange Board Undertake Global Tour To Study Crypto...

India's apex financial regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has organized tours and other research and other research assignments to other...

State in India to Issue Birth Certificates via Blockchain

Regional governments in India are taking steps towards blockchain adoption in their various areas whether it is developing blockchain districts or promoting blockchain businesses...

California Considers Amendments to Allow Political Candidates Accept Bitcoin Donations

Cryptocurrency donations were among the election issues discussed in the latest meeting of California Fair Political Practices Commission. In the meeting held on Thursday,...

Ukraine Election Official Tests NEM’s Blockchain for Voting

An official of Ukraine’s electoral body is having a feel of blockchain-based elections.  Oleksandr Stelmakh, who is a member of Ukraine's Central Election Commission...

Law Reform Research for the Use of Blockchain Smart Contracts begins...

UK Law Commission, an independent body established by the British Parliament has launched a research project for investigating reforms into blockchain-based smart contracts. The...

We’re Told Our Pensions Are Safe — It’s Time to Debunk...

It’s no secret that pensions are important. We rely on them a lot, to provide us with peace of mind, security in our older...

US Secret Service Tells Govt. To Regulate Privacy Coins like Monero...

An official of the US Security Service has recommended the regulation of cryptocurrencies with strong privacy features like Monero and ZCash in...

Cryptocurrency News Today: Members Of United States Congress To Disclose Cryptocurrency...

Congressmen and congresswomen in the United States will now have to officially declare their cryptocurrency investments. In a memo released on Monday, the House...

UN, USAID, World Bank urged to Review Blockchain Expectations and Approach

Blockchain technology has been posited as the technology that would change everything. It is common to hear blockchain touted as a panacea to all...
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Switzerland is the Number 1 blockchain-friendly country in Europe

Switzerland has been named the most blockchain-friendly country in Europe by the Blockchain Conference Europe 2018. Study results released at the event website identified...
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Australia releases Blockchain Framework for modernized Trade and Supply Chain

The Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is exploring the use of blockchain technology for a secure and modernized international trade and supply chain...
South Korean Central Bank looks to Cryptocurrency to achieve Cashless Society

South Korean Central Bank looks to Cryptocurrency to achieve Cashless Society

In accordance with its “cashless society” scheme, the South Korean apex bank, the Bank of Korea (BOK), may seek to utilize cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications in...