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The Bank of England, the U.K.’s central banking authority, is developing a proof-of-concept (PoC) examining how to maintain privacy over a distributed ledger-based network while still allowing a regulatory overview of the data. Partnering for the project with Chain, a blockchain startup that develops infrastructure protocols, the Bank of England released a paper on Wednesday setting …

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AFP/Getty Images Cryptocurrencies attempted to regain recent losses Tuesday, with the No. 1 digital currency, bitcoin, drifting back toward $7,000, a level serving as stiff resistance of late. For the most part, bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.60%  has been trading in the $6,500 to $7,500 range since the beginning of April, with each gravitation to the bottom …

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A startup firm that is competing with WeWork Cos. in the flexible-office-space business and planning a service that will use blockchain to track space listings just closed a $70 million funding round. Knotel, which was founded in 2016, said the funding round was led by well-known names in the property business, including Newmark Group Inc., …

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Salesforce.com (CRM) may showcase blockchain and digital cryptocurrency product development at its annual customer conference later this year. X Marc Benioff, Salesforce’s chief executive, says the solution may come in time for the conference known as Dreamforce, expected to be held Sept. 25-28 in San Francisco. “I hope by Dreamforce we will have a blockchain and …

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Onda Origins co-founder Scott Tupper at the cafe on the Microsoft campus that sells its coffee. (Microsoft Photo) I’m sitting in the cafeteria of Building 25 on the sprawling Microsoft headquarters with an Oculus Rift headset strapped on my head. Swiveling from side to side, looking like a fool to anyone who doesn’t know what …

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The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) of Canada has chosen Earle Hall, CEO of Quebec-based AXES Network, to chair the organization’s new Blockchain Committee. Hall is a global gaming leader and was appointed to usher the GSA into the new era of blockchain technology. Earle G. Hall speaks at a TEDx event in Quebec in February of …

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Seven Criteria for Evaluating a Blockchain Business The insane world of cryptocurrency may be chock full of schemers, scammers, and sharks, but there is more to the world of blockchain than crypto. In fact, the blockchain story is bifurcating, with crypto and all its craziness on one side, and enterprise blockchain on the other. While …

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Kasko2go is launching the market’s first blockchain-based auto insurance application. The Swiss-based company uses military grade AI tech and telematics to provide safe drivers with a decentralized app that accepts cryptocurrency payments for their car insurance. ZUG, Switzerland,April 7, 2018 (Newswire.com) –Swiss-based blockchain startup Kasko2go uses military grade AI technologies, advanced telematics and an experienced team of …

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UK-based Smart Startup Company, founded by social and technology entrepreneur Simon Krystman promises to make it simple for ordinary businesses to benefit from the transparency and security provided by the blockchain, by launching SMRT (Smart Startup Token) contracts. The aim is to create a frictionless trade platform for startups and SMEs. LONDON,April 6, 2018 (Newswire.com) …

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