Dubai Property Giant Emaar to Launch Blockchain-Based Rewards and Loyalty Ecosystem

Emaar, the Dubai-based property developer behind the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, and the Dubai Mall, the most visited shopping and entertainment destination in the world, is releasing a new … Read More

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Vanguard Developing Blockchain Platform for $6 Trillion Forex Market

Mutual fund giant Vanguard has partnered with Nasdaq Ventures-backed blockchain startup Symbiont to develop a trading platform for the $6 trillion currency market, the companies said. With the new platform, … Read More

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Venezuela Central Bank Testing Shift to Cryptocurrencies to Pay State Oil Company Bills

Venezuela’s central bank is allegedly running tests to determine whether it can add bitcoin and ether to its international reserves at the request of state-run Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA).advertisement … Read More

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Facebook’s David Marcus Advocates for Blockchain-Based Payment Networks

David Marcus, the head of Calibra at Facebook, has set forth arguments in favor of blockchain-based payment networks. In a Sept. 25 blog post, Marcus pointed out shortcomings of existing payment … Read More

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NASA Looking For Data Scientist With Cryptocurrency Experience

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) appears to be on the hunt for a data scientist who, amongst other qualities, has experience with cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The agency posted an advertisement … Read More

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What Is a Blockchain?

Bitcoin depends on a distributed ledger system known as the blockchain. The blockchain is possibly the most powerful innovation associated with Bitcoin, as countless industries from financial services to healthcare … Read More

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