Amazon Launches Managed Blockchain Service, Nestlé and AT&T Already on Board

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Amazon is making its entry into the blockchain space, via a new tool available through its AWS (Amazon Web Service) to "create and manage scalable blockchain networks" via open-blockchain networks like Ethereum.   Amazon 's cloud computing arm, Amazon Web Services (AWS), launched its Managed Blockchain service for wider use among enterprise cl...
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Central Banks Settle Cross-Border Payments With Blockchain for First Time

The central banks of Canada and Singapore have concluded a trial of cross-border payments using blockchain technology and central bank digital currencies. The Bank of Canada (BoC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) jointly announced Thursday that the successful trial – the first of its kind between two central banks – showed "great poten...
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Microsoft Partners With JP Morgan Chase To Improve Quorum’s Blockchain Technology

Microsoft has recently signed a new partnership with JP Morgan Chan in order to enhance the blockchain platform Quorum. This blockchain network has been developed by JP Morgan in order to perform transactions among different customers. The information was recently released by Microsoft in a statement . Microsoft and JP Morgan Chase Work Together Ba...
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Blockchain Technology Pros & Cons

We constantly read about blockchain technology either as a savior, or as a curse. There are a wealth of pros and cons to consider when it comes to the blockchain , as with any new technologies. This isn't a bad thing. It's beneficial to highlight drawbacks to that innovation can take over. Yes, blockchain does boast some bad factors, thankfully tho...
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Ethereum Could Become A New Standard As Amazon Gets Into Blockchain

Ethereum's blockchain could soon become a standard as Amazon Web Service (AWS) gets into blockchain. Amazon will be releasing a new tool that enables users to create and manage scalable blockchain networks via public-blockchains, like Ethereum , and private and permissioned blockchains, like Hyperledger Fabric . You can now create & manage scal...
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Samsung is developing its own Ethereum based blockchain

According to rumors, electronics giant, Samsung is considering developing its own Blockchain, accompanied by its own token. The new token will be on the Ethereum blockchain and later converted into its own blockchain, while the new blockchain could possibly be a fork of Ethereum. CoinDesk Korea first reported that Samsung plans to launch its own bl...
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ICON RELEASES ROADMAP UPDATE

ICON recently revealed its updated roadmap development following 2019's first quarter. Here is a brief summary of what the ICON team has been working on: P-REP TESTNET Ahead of the P-Rep elections in the third quarter, ICON is allowing P-Rep candidates to prepare network operations, preemptively install ICON nodes and operate blockchain testnets. C...
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Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency

​(Reuters) - Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data. The company is developing what it calls "smart wallet" technology to be installed in its automobiles. This would reward Jaguar car drivers with I...
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VeChain Launches Revolutionary One-stop BaaS Platform — VeChain ToolChain, Now Anyone Around The World Can Implement Blockchain Technology

With the advancement of 5G, IoT (The Internet of Things), AI (Artificial Intelligence), and the Internet of Value, data is set to play a more significant role in the future business world. For enterprises to realize the value of data, blockchain technology will be vital. The disruption of existing business models is on the horizon, which will compe...
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Ethereum Will Be Hard To Stop At This Point When 200+ Banks, More Than 50 Billion-Dollar Companies Including Microsoft Azure Involved

  Ethereum (ETH) , the 2nd-largest cryptocurrency by market cap – known for its decentralized platform that runs smart contracts and supports decentralized applications – is seemingly unstoppable. Not only does Ethereum have the largest ecosystem of cryptocurrency projects and solutions built on top of its blockchain, but it's one of the few c...
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Blockchain Guide

Long back I came across Blockchain technology in an article in 2011, I thought this is the technology we should all know. This new technology made me eager to learn more and more about this topic, as it is going to give transactions a new face. Now, after so many years of research, I have gathered a lot of information about this technology. Since b...
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IMF, World Bank Launch Private Quasi-Crypto ”Learning Coin”

  A joint private blockchain project from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank is being launched to help educate institutions and gain a better understanding of both blockchain and cryptocurrencies. A quasi-cryptocurrency dubbed "Learning Coin" will also be used during the project, although it is stressed that the token wil...
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BITCOIN - ALTCOINS - BLOCKCHAIN FOR BEGINNERS - ULTIMATE GUIDE

Cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular by the day, and many new investors want to know: What's the best cryptocurrency to invest in? If you have decided that you want to jump into this rapidly growing market, then there are some very important things that you need to understand. In this guide, will help you how to be a better investor. If you d...
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Rumor: Blockchain ETF of £1 Billion is Now Trading on the London Stock Exchange

The Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF, which is chasing some £1 billion in assets, is currently trading on the London Stock Exchange. Could this be a sign that a blockchain ETF is soon coming to the United States? The Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF has just started trading on the London Stock Exchange. The exchange traded fund will invest ...
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Everex is able to start onboarding US clients.

From the desk of Anna Vladi, COO of Everex, New York, NY: I am very excited to write the first piece of news from Everex US. After a great launch in January, we have been quite busy from building relationships with banks and other technology partners to applying for money transmitter license with the Banking and Insurance departments of various sta...
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Omise partners with McDonald’s Thailand to provide seamless payment experience for online and mobile orders

(from L-R) Ezra Don Harinsut, COO and Co-founder of Omise, Jun Hasegawa, CEO and Founder of Omise, Hester Chew, Chairman of Executive Committee and Chief Executive of McThai Co., Ltd., June Seah, Chief Business Development Officer of Omise and Sorasit Booncharoensukpisarn, Associate Director, Corporate Sponsorship and Alliance of McThai Co., Ltd.
Online payment technology service provider Omise announced today that it has been chosen by McDonald's Thailand to be its exclusive payments gateway for its website, www.mcdonalds.co.th and the McDelivery Thailand mobile app . With consumers growing embrace of online and especially mobile technologies, purchases through digital channels have rapidl...
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BMW, Intel Partner With Government-Backed Blockchain Accelerator

BMW Group Asia, Intel and Nielsen are now corporate partners of the Singapore government-supported blockchain accelerator Tribe. Tribe Accelerator announced the news Friday, saying that the three firms will share their knowledge and subject expertise in their respective fields with Tribe's startups in order to help build an "inclusive" ecosystem "r...
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Top 170+ VC’s and hedge funds investing in crypto and blockchain companies

Crypto venture capital firms 1confirmation - Crypto fund investing in the decentralized web 3TS Capital Partners - European technology venture capital firm 500 Startups - An early-stage venture fund and seed accelerator a16z crypto - A venture fund that will invest in crypto companies and protocols Abstractvc - Early-stage venture capital firm base...
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U.S. Private Investment Manager Invesco Launches Blockchain ETF on the London Stock Exchange

Invesco Ltd., a U.S.-based independent investment firm is launching a blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF), reported the Financial Times on March 9. The ETF is targeting firms that will likely generate income from using blockchain, the technology that underpins digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. The announcement of the Invesco Elwood...
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‘Why I believe crypto is a $278 trillion opportunity’

  A prominent crypto economist has explained how growing up in 1990s Russia shaped her belief that cryptocurrencies could one day become a multi-trillion dollar asset class. Anya Nova , who is a crypto economist with Perth-based blockchain project Power Ledger , says she experienced extreme hyperinflation during her childhood and realised that...
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