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Mic Bowman is a principal engineer at Intel and a member of CoinDesk’s advisory board. Camille Morhardt is the director of IoT strategy at Intel.  The following article originally appeared in Consensus Magazine, distributed exclusively to attendees of CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 event. The edge is messy. And the edge, where billions of interacting devices that …

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Financial services giant American Express is integrating blockchain into its rewards program in partnership with digital retailer Boxed. The company announced Wednesday that it is leveraging Hyperledger to let merchants create custom Membership Rewards programs for American Express cardholders. Its initial trial with Boxed will allow members to earn five times the normal number of points …

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HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iCash has launched its Proof of Trust (‘PoT’) protocol and initial token sale offering (TSO). The PoT protocol creates the ability to add an assurance and validation layer to blockchain transactions and is designed to increase trust and confidence in the system, paving the way for institutional adoption. The attraction of blockchain is …

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David Schwartz, the chief cryptographer at blockchain startup Ripple Inc., recently saw a developer on his team receive not one, but two, $1 million signing bonus offers. He said one offer was from a cryptocurrency startup, the other from a large technology company with a blockchain initiative. Pay packages for cryptocurrency talent “have… Source Let’s …

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The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has told a Senate Estimates committee that it is investigating the potential of blockchain as a direct request from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. “The prime minister in fact wrote to our minister and asked us to have a look at blockchain, which kind of evolved into this particular piece of …

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Nearly 40 percent of all Chinese blockchain startups emerged in 2017 alone, according to a new white paper published by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Revealed by the ministry’s Information Center on Monday, the blockchain industry paper indicates that currently China has 456 startups that focus on blockchain technology development and applications as part …

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A blockchain standards group made up of hundreds of businesses and tech development members has unveiled its first specification for enabling the development of peer-to-peer, decentralized networks explicitly for automating corporate transactions. The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) last week released the Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0, an open-source framework to speed business transactions, boost privacy …

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Linsday Lin Considering bitcoin’s origins as a decentralized technology designed to disrupt the world banking system, it’s no surprise that the cryptocurrency community has a rather tepid relationship with financial regulators like the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Meanwhile, alleged cryptocurrency scams like Centra Tech — which the SEC believes raised $32 million in a …

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