Blockchain

Chinese State-Owned Aerospace Firm Turns to Blockchain to Manage Billions of Invoices

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The state-owned China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation Ltd. is turning to blockchain technology to innovate its unwieldy electronic invoice system, according to an announcement republished on a government site August 13. The article, from official state newspaper People’s Daily, was posted yesterday by the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence Read More

Hong Kong University Receives $20 Mln Research Grant for Payment Systems, Blockchain

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School has received a $20 million research grant to improve the security capabilities of electronic payment systems, China News reported Aug. 12. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Business School has reportedly partnered with the University of Hong Kong (HKU), the Chinese University Read More

Analysts: Despite Crypto Mining Decline, Nvidia Will See Increased Revenue This Quarter

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Analysts polled by FactSet suggest that Nvidia will see increased revenue this quarter despite “waning” cryptocurrency mining, Marketwatch reported August 10. The purported increase is due to strong demand for gaming devices and data-centers. While analysts suggest that the company’s revenue from crypto mining hardware will decline, the U.S.-based graphic processing units (GPU) manufacturer will Read More

Report: Facebook Denies Partnership With Stellar

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Facebook has reportedly denied entering into talks with cryptocurrency firm Stellar (XLM), Cheddar reported August 10. Earlier today, Business insider reported that Facebook and Stellar had been considering a potential partnership to build a Facebook variant of a Stellar blockchain. A Facebook spokesman reportedly told Cheddar that the company is “not engaged in any discussions Read More

Here Is How Blockchain Will Help to Explore Space

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Space is an area that has been historically researched by few governments, being a complex matter that requires thorough, high-class research and, therefore, substantial funding. More recently, with the emerging popularity of audacious startups like SpaceX, space exploration has become a less exclusive area. Now, however, it seems that the cryptocurrencies’ primary features — blockchain, Read More

NFLPA to Provide Unique Content to Fans Through Live Streaming Blockchain Platform

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The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) has acquired a minority stake in a live streaming blockchain platform, enabling players to deliver interactive content for fans to engage with. Through its OneTeam Collective, the Association’s athlete-driven accelerator, the NFLPA will use SportsCastr’s FanChain platform to provide live commentary across a wide range of professional and collegiate sports, Read More

Emercoin’s Trusted Diploma Platform Aims to Combat Fraud in Education

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In 2015 Axact, a software company that runs numerous websites selling fake academic degrees, earned $51 million after it sold over 215,000 fake qualifications worldwide, via 350 fictitious schools and universities. These included master’s degrees, doctorates, and PhDs. Unfortunately, unless more is done to check the authenticity of a person’s degree companies such as Axact are Read More

Recent Walmart Patent Application Describes Blockchain-Managed Smart Appliances

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U.S. retail giant Walmart has applied for another patent, which describes the management of smart appliances using blockchain technology, according to an application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office August 2. The application outlines systems and methods for managing a smart appliances such as a desktop or server computer, a kiosk, a tabletop Read More