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Indian Supreme Court Postpones Hearing of Crypto Dealings Ban to September

Indian Supreme Court Postpones Hearing of Crypto Dealings Ban to September

Introduction Indian Supreme Court has postponed the long-awaited petition hearing against the Central bank’s ban on crypto dealings from July 20, 2018 to September 11, 2018. In April 2018, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that commercial banks have to stop all the crypto related businesses. This has resulted in prohibition of local banks …

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Fedex Institute Partners Good Shepherd Pharmacy to Develop Blockchain Infra

Fedex Institute Partners Good Shepherd Pharmacy to Develop Blockchain Infra

‘Fedex Institute of Technology’ has partnered with Memphis based Pharmacy services company ‘Good Shepherd Pharmacy’ to develop a blockchain based infrastructure that will help cancer patients get quicker to vital medications. The blockchain based system will give uninsured cancer patients an equal chance to receive life-altering drugs. The project will be based in Memphis, Tennessee …

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Russian Firm Blackmoon Offers to tokenize Smart Phone Producer Xiaomi’s IPO

Russian Firm Blackmoon Offers to tokenize Smart Phone Producer Xiaomi’s IPO

Introduction Russia based fintech company ‘Blackmoon’ is setting itself up as a bridge between digital cryptocurrencies and traditional financial assets by offering world’s fourth largest smart phone producer ‘Xiaomi’,  a digital route to participate in the Initial Public Offering (IPO). The IPO Xiaomi’s IPO is going to be the largest around the world in last …

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Central Bank of Bahamas to Launch Digital Currency

Central Bank of Bahamas to Launch Digital Currency

Introduction The Central Bank of Bahamas is planning to launch a Blockchain based pilot digital currency. With this Bahamas will join the list of countries where Central Banks are experimenting with digital currencies. During the recent ‘Bahamas Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Conference’, Deputy Prime Minister of Bahamas who also served as the Minister of Finance ‘K …

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Stanford University Launches BlockChain Research Center

Stanford University Launches BlockChain Research Center

Introduction Computer Science Department of Stanford University has launched a Centre for BlockChain Research to promote and develop “Best Practices” for Blockchain industry. The Center will be led by ‘Professor Dan Boneh’ and ‘Professor David Mazieres’. Team will also include Computer Scientists ‘Alex Aiken’, ‘David Dill’, ‘John Mitchell’, ‘Tim Roughgarden’ and law school Professor ‘Joe …

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Oxford Blockchain University

Oxford Professors to Start Blockchain University

Few of the Oxford University Professors are working rigorously to establish first ever “Blockchain University“.According to the team, Blockchain contracts can contribute significantly in democratizing the higher education. Blockchain University As per the media houses, the University will adopt the traditional Oxbridge course and collegiate structure by focusing on individual tutorial led modules that would …

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SAP launches Blockchain Platform

SAP launches BlockChain Platform

Global Software giant ‘SAP’ has launched a Blockchain Platform, specifically designed to help companies develop applications and networks using Blockchain technology. On the sidelines of Sapphire Customer Conference, SAP announced that it was making SAP Leonardo Blockchain is a cloud based solution and will be made available. During the conference, SAP announced that their cloud …

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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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