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What is blockchain?
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What is blockchain?

The tech that underpins the biggest cryptocurrency in the world is branching out
2 Jun 2020
IBM Rapid Supplier Connect to help in-need health care providers source PPE
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IBM Rapid Supplier Connect to help in-need health care providers source PPE

Powered by IBM Blockchain, the tool will assist with the procurement of PPE from non-traditional suppliers
27 Apr 2020
What is Libra? A guide to Facebook's cryptocurrency
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What is Libra? A guide to Facebook's cryptocurrency

Users will soon be able to send and receive payments across Facebook and WhatsApp
5 Mar 2020
Samsung and Salesforce plough millions into blockchain company
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Samsung and Salesforce plough millions into blockchain company

The $35 million Series C investment will go to expanding the reach of the open-source DAML language
5 Feb 2020
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The total economic impact of IBM Blockchain
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The total economic impact of IBM Blockchain

Projected cost savings and business benefits
14 Jan 2020
HSBC transfers £20bn worth of paper records to a custody blockchain
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HSBC transfers £20bn worth of paper records to a custody blockchain

Distributed ledger technology will be used to digitise investor assets
29 Nov 2019
China prepares to launch the first domestic cryptocurrency
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China prepares to launch the first domestic cryptocurrency

EU responds with calls for launch of a public European cryptocurrency
6 Nov 2019
Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”
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Pat Gelsinger: “Bitcoin today is not OK”

VMware CEO blasts cryptocurrencies
28 Aug 2019
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Facebook pushed to reveal Libra's data protection policies
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Facebook pushed to reveal Libra's data protection policies

Since its launch, Facebook's stablecoin has garnered widespread concern about user privacy
6 Aug 2019
EU champions blockchain-powered law enforcement platform
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EU champions blockchain-powered law enforcement platform

Digital evidence will be more effectively managed and secured for presentation in court
31 Jul 2019
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Mounting Facebook Libra pressure spurs Bitcoin slump
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Mounting Facebook Libra pressure spurs Bitcoin slump

Facebook's digital coin is branded "a national security risk" as Bitcoin price falls by more than 10%
16 Jul 2019
G20 approves rules to shake up cryptocurrency industry
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G20 approves rules to shake up cryptocurrency industry

New rules aimed at fighting money laundering and terrorism have been met with criticism from industry leaders
2 Jul 2019
The turbulent politics of Iran's crypto mining debacle
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The turbulent politics of Iran's crypto mining debacle

Iranian government claims the industry is putting strain on the national power grid, but figures suggest something different
1 Jul 2019
Microsoft and Salesforce join the Hyperledger project
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Microsoft and Salesforce join the Hyperledger project

The open source research initiative is welcoming eight large organisations to its ranks
19 Jun 2019
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Facebook primes for cryptocurrency launch
Facebook's cryptocurrency venture
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Facebook primes for cryptocurrency launch

Major financial backers and high-profile hires prelude the launch of a white paper next week
14 Jun 2019
Current enterprise blockchains 'obsolete' in 18 months
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Current enterprise blockchains 'obsolete' in 18 months

Market fragmentation and "unrealistic expectations" from blockchain tech set to force system replacement in some 18 months
3 Jun 2019
Salesforce launches blockchain platform for CRM
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Salesforce launches blockchain platform for CRM

Low-code tool will give customers the ability to build networks and share datasets with partners
31 May 2019
Hackers steal $41m of Bitcoin in Binance security breach
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Hackers steal $41m of Bitcoin in Binance security breach

‘Large scale’ incident also sees attackers compromise users' API keys and 2FA codes
8 May 2019
Grocers to use blockchain to track food by 2020
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Grocers to use blockchain to track food by 2020

Gartner estimates that some of the top global food retailers will be using the tech to create product visibility, quality and freshness
30 Apr 2019
JLR trialling crypto rewards for data sharing
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JLR trialling crypto rewards for data sharing

Britain's biggest car manufacturer is developing blockchain technology for the future of its connected cars
29 Apr 2019
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Bitfinix allegedly covers up business fraud
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Bitfinix allegedly covers up business fraud

Bitfinix controls an exchange and Tether, a highly popular stablecoin at the heart of the allegations
26 Apr 2019
From 5G to blockchain, Epicor gives these bandwagons a miss
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From 5G to blockchain, Epicor gives these bandwagons a miss

Firm is unconvinced ERP customers will benefit from a wide range of emerging technologies just yet
23 Apr 2019
Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin
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Coinbase Card will let people make payments via Bitcoin

The Visa-powered card will convert digital currencies into fiat currencies at point of purchase
11 Apr 2019