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Blockchain Education Alliance launches with Tron, Stellar and Hedera on board

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MouseBelt is aiming to play a big role to promote blockchain – not by advertising about the technology, but by making it part of university curriculum. The blockchain accelerator and startup studio recently announced its newest initiative, called the Blockchain Education Alliance, which aims to drive blockchain innovation through education. The Blockchain Education Alliance, which […]

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Report paints optimistic picture for Canadian blockchain ecosystem

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A report from Canada’s Chamber of Digital Commerce has shed a largely positive light on the country’s fledgling blockchain ecosystem, albeit with warnings over scalability. The paper, the first in a series put together alongside Accenture and the Blockchain Research Institute, assessed that more than 400 ventures in Canada are leveraging distributed ledger technologies (DLT), […]

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IKEA conducts transaction with retailer on Ethereum

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IKEA has made an understated entry into the blockchain realm by conducting a transaction with a retailer on the Ethereum blockchain. Tradeshift – a cloud-based digital B2B spend management platform, alongside Monerium, an eMoney provider for blockchains, said they had successfully completed a transaction marking a ‘major step forward in business payments and finance’. Recently, […]

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Finance Tips: How To Save More And Spend Less Abroad

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This article was originally published by SendFriend Visiting a foreign country is exciting. The best way to experience everything a different culture has to offer is by going out to eat, visiting museums, taking tours around, and going to events.  Going on vacation is one thing; living abroad in a foreign country is another matter. […]

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Cryptocurrency: A New Investment Opportunity?

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This article was originally published by SendFriend Run a quick Google search and you’ll find all kinds of conflicting opinions out there about cryptocurrency. “Gamblers and speculators are the best candidates for the cryptocurrency market,” writes US News and World Report. “These kinds of returns are impossible to acquire within the realm of traditional investments,” […]

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Blockchain: From irrational exuberance to genuine adoption – and where to go from here

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Thanks to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain has become associated with speculators and maverick investors. But with the excitement around cryptocurrencies having tempered somewhat attention is now turning to blockchain’s more practical uses. The industrial and commercial sectors, which make up the bulk of GDP in many developed economies, are building applications that will increase […]

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Uruguay and Liechtenstein make moves in blockchain adoption for government use cases

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More governmental murmurings are afoot when it comes to blockchain deployments, with Uruguay and Liechtenstein, two countries with previous in this field, announcing new initiatives. The Uruguay Digital Party is entering into an agreement with blockchain platform provider Aeternity to build a system whereby blockchain technology could be used for internal voting and ‘optimise the […]