September 2020 / 9 posts found

Jack Dorsey Details Twitter’s Blockchain Strategy at Oslo Freedom Forum – CoinDesk

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“Blockchain and bitcoin point to a future, point to a world, where content exists forever,” Dorsey said. “We’re not in the content hosting business anymore, we’re in the discovery business.” As for Bitcoin Twitter, as it exists today, Dorsey broadly spoke to the importance of safeguarding users’ identities, which may be the key to healthy discourse. Plus, Twitter’s staff are amping up reliance and machine-learning tools to help identify non-authentic user behavior, aka propaganda.  This content was originally published here.

Powering the blockchain revolution | RefToken

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by Jan Sammut It is often said that a technology does not become mainstream until the average person uses it without being aware of it. The common analogy used is SMTP and email, however there is a crucial step in-between that this analogy misses out on, and that is the adoption of the products that use the underlying technology. Had Eudora (back in 1988!) not driven millions of users to its product to discover the benefits of email, and by extension the underlying technology email’s adoption cycle would have been slower and might not have spawned the webmail services that […]

RefToken Forms the Blockchain Affiliation Alliance | RefToken

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by Jan Sammut We’re only 8 days into August yet it has already been a tremendous month for RefToken, with the release of our prototype bringing a surge of interest that has defied our most optimistic of expectations, however this blog post is about an even bigger achievement, as together with around 20 of the blockchain world’s most promising companies we have formed the Blockchain Affiliation Alliance (BAA) an industry body of affiliates and merchants committed to the common benefit of the sector. The BAA is crucially important to the future of blockchain affiliation as it will facilitate the creation […]

PG Certification in Blockchain Technology with IIIT Bangalore | upGrad

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Enrol for upGrad Post Graduate Certificate in Blockchain in association with IIIT Bangalore. upGrad offers the right training to help you learn the various aspects of Blockchain technology. 6 Months Program | Hands-on Workshops | No Cost EMI. Join now! This content was originally published here.

Report: Blockchain Patents ‘Skyrocket’ in 2020, Alibaba Owns the Most Crypto Patents

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A study from the team at Kisspatent shows that Alibaba Group is the largest blockchain patent holder in 2020 capturing 10x the number of patents held by IBM. The report notes that blockchain patents “are skyrocketing” this year and so far in 2020, there’s been more distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrency patents published than all of 2019. It seems distributed ledger technology and cryptocurrency solution patents are becoming a thing again in 2020. A few years ago various reports said that Bank of America (BoA) and the firm Nchain were gobbling up all the patents applied to digital assets and […]

Blockchain Gaming: A New Paradigm for the Video Game Industry | SwissBorg

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It’s no surprise that the video gaming industry has become an extremely hot topic on Wall Street and with retail traders. The recent virus-induced turn of events has in many ways pushed gaming stocks to new highs. Discussions have bloomed around a paradigm shift in the gaming sector and what could be a “new normal”. Young gamers spend an average of 3 hours 25 minutes every week watching other people play video games on platforms like Twitch, YouTube and now even Facebook. When compared with the 2 hours and 30 minutes watching sports, one can spot a trend here. The […]

Hacker group threatens to leak 9/11 ‘truth’ unless paid in bitcoin — RT USA News

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The Dark Overlord, a “professional adversarial threat group” known for their hacks of Netflix, plastic surgery clinics, and other sensitive targets, posted a link to a 10GB encrypted archive of documents related to 9/11 litigation, promising to release the encryption keys if their demands were not met in a post on Pastebin on Monday. The group claims the documents tell the story of what really happened on one of the most notorious dates in recent history, tweeting “We’ll be providing many answers about 9.11 conspiracies through our 18,000 secret documents leak.” They published a “teaser” consisting of letters, emails, and […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy S10 Crypto Partners, Bitcoin and Ethereum Support

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The new Galaxy S10 smartphone by South Korean tech giant Samsung will feature support for Ethereum and Bitcoin. This content was originally published here.

Blockchain firm OneLedger developing phone-based app for passport | Windsor Star

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Article content continued In addition to WEEDC and WEtech, also partnering with OneLedger are the Ontario Centres for Excellence, the Autonomous Vehicle Integration Network (AVIN) and the Institute for Border Logistics and Security (IBLS). “Windsor is an AVIN site with a focus on cyber and cross border security,” Campbell said. “They were looking for support and guidance. “We’ve got the busiest border crossing and WEEDC and WEtech have partnerships on both sides of the border, so Windsor was the best place to test this.” Campbell said government agencies are particularly interested in anything that involves opening up the border safely. […]