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KW 12: China has the most blockchain patents, IBM launches blockchain network in 72 countries, Renewables don’t make Bitcoin more sustainable

NEWS China has the most blockchain patents: China has taken the lead in the number of blockchain patents filed surpassing those filed in the United States of America, reports Hard Fork. Data pulled from the World Intellectual Property Organization’s websites has indicated that last year, despite a huge drop in crypto prices, blockchain patents were …

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KW 11: Results of the Blockchain hearing in the German parliament, New protocol for scaling cryptocurrency, EU report calls for Blockchain interoperability standards

NEWS Results of the Blockchain hearing in the German parliament: German politicians and regulators are failing the blockchain sector because they have so far failed to introduce a suitable legal framework, according to a report presented in Germany’s parliament. A proposal document drafted by the Free Democratic Party (FDP) called “Creating a Sustainable Framework for …

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KW 10: Germany to introduce blockchain strategy by mid-2019, German health minister choses the best blockchain ideas, Private banks get into crypto

NEWS Germany to introduce blockchain strategy by mid-2019: The German government has revealed that the country’s blockchain strategy will be introduced by mid-2019. According to the German cabinet, the government will first organize an online consultation process prior to introducing the blockchain strategy. The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy …

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KW 09: Blockchain in the supply chain, New mining smartphone to revolutionize mobile payment, Samsung unveils foldable smartphone

NEWS Blockchain in the supply chain: Supply chains have gotten to be ridiculously complex, with companies often purchasing from multiple different vendors who may be spread across the entire planet. As a result, supply chain managers need a reliable way to keep track of all the individual moving pieces that make up their company’s supply …

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KW 08: German regulator intervenes to halt cryptocurrency offering, Spain’s central bank rejects Bitcoin, Craig Wright claims to be Satoshi and criticizes Ethereum

NEWS German government gathers information about blockchain: While some countries have already introduced new financial market rules for virtual company shares based on blockchain, no regulatory framework has yet been created for the blockchain in Germany. The government plans to change this and wants Germany to become a market leader in the field of blockchain …

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KW 06: Seoul wants to become a crypto capital, Stuttgart Stock Exchange launches crypto trading app, First blockchain acquisition by Facebook

NEWS Seoul wants to become a crypto capital: South Korea has always been on the cutting edge of technology, and its government has been open about referencing the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, which would incorporate technological trends such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Park Won-Soon, the mayor of Seoul, has even …

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KW 04: Blockchain instead of lawyers, Blockchain isn’t living up to the hype, Wyoming to legalize Bitcoin as money

NACHRICHTEN Blockchain instead of lawyers: Many people in the US already use online services that let them set up legal agreements without needing to pay for a lawyer. Now the two biggest players in the market, “Rocket Lawyer” and “LegalZoom”, are experimenting with blockchain smart contracts. In theory, they could help automate a vital part …

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KW 03: edeXa offers Security Token, Estonia is building a digital society thanks to blockchain, European banking authority calls for unity in crypto regulations

NEWS edeXa offers Security Token: In order to link its software solutions with blockchain technology, “io-market” founded “edeXa”, which will be one of the first companies worldwide to offer its thousands of existing customers the concrete processing of real transactions on the blockchain. The blockchain technology enables electronic invoices to be stored in a forgery-proof …

KW 03: edeXa offers Security Token, Estonia is building a digital society thanks to blockchain, European banking authority calls for unity in crypto regulations Weiterlesen »

KW 2: Bitcoin is 10 years old, Argentine journalists protect their work with NEM, Blockchains in real time

NEWS Bitcoin is 10 years old Between the 3rd and 9th of January 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto created the first block of the Bitcoin Blockchain. For what the genesis block actually is, there’s little to tell. The first block on the network, it includes a single transaction: the 50 BTC block reward sent to Satoshi for …

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KW 49: Germany’s largest locations for blockchain startups, Jobs in the blockchain industry are booming, Fight overfishing with the blockchain, South Korea trials Blockchain voting

NEWS Germany’s largest locations for blockchain startups BTC-ECHO and BlockState examined Germany’s blockchain start-up scene and found that there is a huge focus on the technology in the German startup scene. The by far largest location is Germany’s capital Berlin with 89 companies. Munich follows in second place with only 23 companies. 19 companies are …

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