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Brave New Coin and Chainlink launch new crypto tools for institutions and enterprises

Brave New Coin (BNC), a provider of high-value cryptocurrency market data, has announced today a partnership with Chainlink, a decentralized oracle network that connects smart contracts with real-world data....

Mastercard Seeks ‘Fast Track’ Way to Sync Blockchain Data

Payments giant Mastercard wants to patent a way to quickly add new nodes to a blockchain network, new filings reveal. In a patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent...

Race for 5G Speeds Up, Lifting West’s Top Suppliers

Nokia and Ericsson say U.S. wireless carriers are planning to upgrade to 5G sooner than expected The race for 5G, the next generation of wireless technology, is heating up sooner...

Quantum Hard Drives: Their Implications

For years, Quantum technology has been an emerging but innovative field and this year, physicists have made ground-breaking discoveries that will allow for further progression in the industry. Physicists...

Luxembourg Bill Provides Regulation Framework For Blockchain Securities

The European country updates its definition of dematerialized securities to include documents registered on a blockchain. Luxembourg's Chamber of Deputies, the country's 60-person parliament, approved bill 7363 on Thursday, February...

Will Ethereum Adopt ‘ProgPoW,’ the ASIC-Resistant Mining Algorithm?

After Ethereum core developers expressed broad support in January for ProgPoW—an ASIC resistant upgrade to the Ethereumnetwork—the Ethereum community raised concerns that the highly anticipated patch may cause the same problem it was intended to solve....

How Lightstreams is putting the privacy back into blockchain

The adoption of enterprise blockchains faces several obstacles. For some, privacy is the biggest. Barb Mosher Zinck shares her take on Lightstreams, a specialized blockchain that addresses privacy head...

Uber Lite is a slimmed-down, 5MB version of the app for emerging markets

India is Uber’s last stand in Asia. The ride-hailing giant is doubling down on the nation of 1.3 billion people after selling off its business in China and Southeast...

6 global blockchain use cases

Exciting blockchain projects are taking place across the globe. Many businesses are already looking at the ways this technology can help them become more secure, efficient and profitable, but...

Turkey Establishes Country’s First University Blockchain Center

Turkey has established the country’s first university-level blockchain center, aiming to close the blockchain expertise gap and ensure wide deployment of the technology, local news outlet Daily Sabah reported August 3. The...