Fox investing shedloads in blockchain
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Friday, 05 November 2021 11:48

Fox investing shedloads in blockchain


We are surprised they know what it is

The telly company which provides news to those without opposable thumbs, Fox, says it plans to double down on its investments in blockchain technology by introducing more NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and digital collectibles for its shows and franchises in the coming months.

Microsoft wants to catch pirates with blockchain
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Ooo ahh it be Argus

A new paper (PDF) published by Microsoft's research department proposes to tackle piracy with a blockchain-based bounty system titled "Argus".

Boffins improve blockchain security
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Wednesday, 11 August 2021 12:44

Boffins improve blockchain security


More resistant to quantum computing attacks


A team of boffins have emerged from smoke-filled labs with a cure for a problem which has not arisen yet. 

IBM rumoured to have slashed blockchain team
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Tuesday, 02 February 2021 04:46

IBM rumoured to have slashed blockchain team


Failed to meet revenue targets

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that IBM has cut its blockchain team down to almost nothing.

Blockchain ain't Bitcoin
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Friday, 18 September 2020 10:15

Blockchain ain't Bitcoin


CompTIA sets the record straight

CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the global technology industry, has released a new free educational resource on blockchain that dispels myths and misunderstandings about a technology that has the potential to transform the way businesses and industries operate.

EU not a fan of digial currency
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Friday, 06 December 2019 10:56

EU not a fan of digial currency


Libra ban likely

Private digital currencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed in the European Union until the risks they could pose are clearly addressed, EU finance ministers agreed.

HSBC shifts $20 billion worth of assets to Blockchain
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Doesn't this sound like an episode of Mr Robot?

HSBC aims to shift $20 billion worth of assets to a new blockchain-based custody platform by March, in one of the biggest deployments yet of the widely-hyped but still unproven technology by a global bank.

Russia's election blockchain hacked
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Thursday, 22 August 2019 10:06

Russia's election blockchain hacked


It is not as if you didn't know who would be elected 

A French security researcher has found a critical vulnerability in the blockchain-based voting system which Russian officials plan to use next month for the 2019 Moscow City Duma election.

Blockchain proved too costly for Nasdaq and Citigroup
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Even if it did work

Nasdaq and Citigroup have abandoned a big Blockchain project because, while it worked, the costs outweighed the benefits.

Nearly all Blockchain projects will have to be redone in 18 months
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Big G warns about the tech’s practicality

Beancounters at Gartner are predicting 90 percent of Blockchain implementations will need to be reworked in around 18 months.