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Enriching Applied Data Analytics with Strategic Counsel DATAVLT’s Yeo to Take Management Position in QED <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="SINGAPORE, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DATAVLT announced the ground-breaking partnership with leading digital transformation consultancy – QED Consulting (QED). The new partnership will see DATAVLT expand its reach with one of Singapore’s first where strategic solutions …

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IDA Ireland, a governmental agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), is leading an initiative to promote blockchain investment and development in the country, local news outlet The Irish Times reports June 11. According to the Irish Times, the IDA is set to launch the project “Blockchain Ireland,” that intends to promote the technology …

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="SEOUL, South Korea, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — South Korea-based blockchain technology company Blocko has raised $8.9 million in its latest round Series B, securing its total fund raised to $14 million, and added new investors including SparkLabs Ventures, POSCO, and Premier Partners on board. The latest round …

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Park Jae-hyeon, the director of Lamda256, the research institute of Dunamu, gives a presentation at the media seminar on June 7. Dunamu, the operator of the cryptocurrency exchange Upbit, plans to popularize the blockchain technology by developing a platform that turns web-based services into blockchain-based services. Park Jae-hyeon, the director of Lamda256, the blockchain research …

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The Swiss city of Zug will conduct a blockchain-powered trial municipal vote this summer, local media outlet Swissinfo.ch reported June 8. The event, which is scheduled to take place between June 25 and July 1, will reportedly be Switzerland’s first municipal vote using blockchain. According to the report, the upcoming trial vote will implement the …

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Elsewhere on these pages, MetroHealth CEO Akram Boutros writes about the need to endow in a younger, more enterprising generation of civic-minded Greater Clevelanders the economic leadership required to shake this region out of its doldrums. We agree. Too many other of our peer cities, from Pittsburgh to Columbus, are innovating in leadership and programs — with the …

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The launch of the EOS blockchain has been a giant experiment in remote self-organization. Tonight, it took a big leap forward. As anticipated, candidates for the role of validators or “block producers” (EOS’s equivalent of bitcoin miners) located all over the world voted “Go” to take the mainnet live. EOS is a distributed proof-of-stake blockchain …

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The EOS blockchain is set to launch today, June 9, according to the results of a live-streamed vote that took place yesterday, June 8. Candidates to become the EOS blockchain’s so-called “Block Producers” – the equivalent of miners on the Bitcoin blockchain – voted “Go” in their latest voting session to make the EOS mainnet …

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By 2050 there could be more plastic in our oceans than fish.Getty Images By Marie Wieck, GM of IBM Blockchain I met my husband in scuba class. We love the beauty and surprise that we can find beneath the surface of our oceans. But for more than six decades, plastic waste has been threatening that …

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When HBO’s Silicon Valley wanted its fictional startup Pied Piper to build a “new Internet” for season 5, the comedy series turned to a real-life blockchain company doing just that. Blockstack, a New Jersey-based startup cofounded in 2013 by Muneeb Ali and Ryan Shea, is developing a platform for blockchain-powered web applications—or as Blockstack calls …

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