Month: May 2018

Ashton Kutcher Donates $4 million in Cryptocurrency to a Wildlife Fund

Ashton Kutcher Donates $4 million in Cryptocurrency to a Wildlife Fund

Ashton Kutcher, a popular American Actor and a Venture Capitalist, presented a non-traditional gift to TV host ‘Ellen DeGeneres’ as a late birthday present. Ashton teamed up with San Francisco based cryptocurrency firm Ripple to surprise daytime talk show host by donating $4 million in XRP for her ‘Wildlife Fund’. Kutcher and ‘Guy Oseary’ who …

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Walmart Blockchain Patent

Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain Based Retail Market Place

In its pursuit to stretch digital services for retail shoppers, Walmart has outlined a Blockchain based framework. As per the recently released filing by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Walmart has filed a patent on May 17, 2018 for a Blockchain based marketplace for reselling the purchased products. As per the application, Walmart’s service …

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Seven Indian Banks Test Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

To increase security and efficiency in the Banking Sector, second largest IT firm of India ‘Infosys Ltd’ has formed a blockchain based trade finance network along with Seven (7) Indian Banks. The platform is named as ‘India Trade Connect’ and aims to set a document tracking system for trade finance using blockchain technology. The seven …

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Supreme Court puts a stop on petitions against Central Bank’s Ban in Crypto dealings

Supreme Court puts a stop on petitions against Central Bank’s Ban in Crypto dealings

The Supreme Court of India has decided to put a stop on filing petitions against Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) April 6, 2018 circular directing to end all kinds of cryptocurrency dealings. As per various media reports, the Supreme Court has refused to stop RBI’s crypto ban and has also ruled that no further petition’s …

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Heiress of Bacardi Rum Empire Invests in Blockchain Entertainment Platform

Heiress of Bacardi Rum Empire Invests in Blockchain Entertainment Platform

According to an announcement made by Bacardi Company, Lady Monika Bacardi the heiress of Bacardi Rum Empire has invested around $100 miilion in a Blockchain powered social Entertainment Platform ‘TaTaTu’. As per Lady Bacardi, the TaTaTu platform “preserves its bullish stance on the promise of Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.” Elaborating further on the partnership, Lady …

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Blockchain Info | A to Z Blockchain Dictionary | Blockchain Jargons Explained

Blockchain Dictionary !!   What is a Blockchain Dictionary? Well, have you been overwhelmed with all the Blockchain jargons that are floating around in the Blockchain circuits? (I surely was when I started my Blockchain journey) Blockchain diction can be intriguing and confusing at the same time. The primary reason being the nature of this …

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‘Oracle’ Launches Blockchain Products

World’s Second Largest Software Company ‘Oracle’ Launches Blockchain Products

‘Oracle’ Launches Blockchain Products World’s second largest software company ‘Oracle’ which is listed after Microsoft Corporation is launching Blockchain products in next two months. Oracle Software Development President ‘Thomas Kurien’ announced that the company will unveil a “Platform-as-a-service” product this month and decentralized ledger based applications in June’2018. With this Oracle will be joining the …

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Iceland's 600 stolen Bitcoin Miners could be in China

Iceland’s 600 stolen Bitcoin Miners could be in China

As per Icelandic media outlet RUV, 600 Bitcoin mining machines which were stolen earlier this year in Iceland could be in China. Icelandic police have sent Chinese authorities an inquiry after the news of Chinese authorities confiscating 600 mining rigs in northern city of Tianjin broke. Police in the Tianjin area reportedly seized the machines …

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Cryptoniam - PWC acquires a minority stake in Chinese Blockchain Startup VeChain

PWC acquires a minority stake in Chinese Blockchain Startup VeChain

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), a multinational audit & consulting firm with over 220,000 employees and $36 billion annual revenue has acquired a minority stake in the Chinese Startup ‘VeChain’. In an official statement, PWC announced that PWC Hongkong and PWC Singapore have each acquired a small ownership in Vechain Global Technology Holding Ltd, a Blockchain based anti-counterfeit …

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JP Morgan Chase files a patent for Blockchain type P2P payment system

JP Morgan Chase files a patent for Blockchain type P2P payment system

JP Morgan chase has filed a US patent for computerized Peer-to-Peer (P2P) payment system with the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). The system would use Distributed Ledger technology similar to blockchain thereby allowing people to make anonymous & electronic payments over the internet. The system buries the names and the details of the account …

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