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LVMH, Microsoft and Consensys come together for blockchain platform in luxury market

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Software firm Consensys, together with LVMH and Microsoft, announced a blockchain platform, called AURA, which aims to empower the luxury industry with product tracking and tracing services. These services are based on Ethereum blockchain and have been developed using Microsoft Azure. Consensys – which is one of the main technology partners of AURA –contributed to […]

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Starbucks partnering with Microsoft in blockchain experiment for greater customer experience

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Starbucks is experimenting with blockchain technologies alongside other initiatives to try and increase customers by creating a more personal and seamless experience in its stores. At the recently held Microsoft Build 2019 conference, CEO Satya Nadella presented a demo on how Starbucks is using new technologies to deliver its signature customer experience. In order to […]

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Liechtenstein passes new blockchain regulation

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Liechtenstein has passed a report and motion to regulate tokens and VT service providers (Token and VT Service Providers Act, TVTG), defined as the ‘blockchain law’. Considering the rapid evolution in blockchain and its application areas, it is essential to define a law that is practical and remains valid for the future generations of the […]

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Facebook revises policy on cryptocurrency and blockchain advertising

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Facebook has announced an update to its advertising policies regarding blockchain, cryptocurrency and financial products and services. By updating these guidelines, businesses are now able to release ads on blockchain tech, industry news, events, and educational materials for crytocurrencies on the social media site without any prior approval. Facebook implemented a policy last June that […]

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Domino’s Pizza to implement DLT-flavoured AI in Malaysia to improve supply chain

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Domino’s Pizza has collaborated with blockchain AI platform SingularityNET to integrate AI algorithms and solutions in its Singapore and Malaysia operations. The US pizza chain aims to improve its supply chain processes and logistics in the two southeast Asian countries, conducting feasibility studies, running AI-focused workshops by incorporating advanced technologies, and developing new algorithms that […]

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Why existing blockchain custody offerings are ‘invariably’ not secure – and what can be done about it

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Writing for Bitcoin.com in January, Tanzeel Akhtar explains that, according to research by the Bank of New York Mellon, there is ‘increasing demand in the market for a traditional, established custodian to provide secure storage of cryptocurrencies.’ “For many it is the bridge that will support institutional capital moving into the cryptocurrency market,” Akhtar added. […]