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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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‘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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South Korea – North Korea Peace Agreement Recorded on Ethereum

South Korea – North Korea Peace Agreement Recorded on Ethereum

North Korean leader ‘Kim Jong-un’ and South Korean President ‘Moon Jae-in’ made history by signing Peace Treaty during Panmunjom Summit. On the sidelines of the Inter-Korea Summit there was a 27 year old Gamer & developer ‘Ryu Gi-hyeok’ who was in the news for creating history by recording details of the Peace Treaty on the …

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Gecko Governance

Gecko Governance – Interview of Co-founder and CEO – Shane Brett

Gecko Governance Recently, Cryptoniam had an opportunity to speak with ‘Shane Brett’, who co-founded Gecko Governance to establish processes, bring transparency and ensure 100% compliance in the financial world. Shane is a serial Entrepreneur, Author and Specialist in hedge funds. Shane Brett is recognized very well in the Hedge Fund circles and is mentor to …

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United Health Group’s Blockchain Solution

United Health Group’s Blockchain Solution for Healthcare Industry

United Health Group’s Blockchain Solution   As per government data around 50% of the US doctor directories are incorrect, to counter this U.S. based healthcare giant UnitedHealth Group is joining forces with a rival health insurer (Humana) and one of the nation’s lab testing companies (Quest Diagnostics) to check if healthcare data can be improved …

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