Category Archives: Blockchain

Ujo: Launching Blockchain ideas for the Music industry

Ujo is a new shared infrastructure for the creative industries that has just released a live prototype, based on Blockchain technology, which uses Imogen Heap’s new song “Tiny Human” as a test case. Source: Ujo Music

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Bank of England

There’s a lot of buzz around blockchain. So the Bank of England launched a contest to gather innovative ideas of potential applications among university students in the UK. The winning team, from the University of Edinburgh, won with their idea … Continue reading

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When blockchains dissolve regulatory boundaries

Thought provoking on the possibilities of digital identity and blockchains. Source: Consult Hyperion’s Dave Birch imagines when blockchains dissolve regulatory boundaries

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R3 brings eleven major global financial institutions together on a cloud based distributed ledger

Blockchain starts to get traction. Lab experiments begin with 11 banks of the consortium. Source: R3 brings eleven major global financial institutions together on a cloud based distributed ledger — R3 CEV

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Has Bitcoin failed?

This is the first proposition of a serious paradigm shift I have come across since I first learned about Bitcoin. A must read blog to gather lessons learned before taking on the future of Blockchain applications. As with any payment … Continue reading

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Blockchains and Banks

Bitcoin bundled together various existing technologies in a unique fashion to create something genuinely new — an almost unhackable, replicated database with no master server, via updates which are based on quickly verifiable effort rather than permission. Blockchains (permissioned chains) remove the … Continue reading

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Russia’s bitruble to be world’s first state-controlled cryptocurrency

Bitruble will be very similar to Bitcoin, but unlike any other cryptocurrency, it will be regulated by the Russian Central Bank Source: Russia’s bitruble to be world’s first state-controlled cryptocurrency | Russia & India Report

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