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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.

90 percent of blockchain projects doomed
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Thursday, 09 May 2019 11:46

90 percent of blockchain projects doomed


Gartner Group warns

A survey by the analyst outfit Gartner Group shows that 90 percent of blockchain-based supply chain projects are faltering.

Microsoft spruces up AI and blockchain tools
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Making them easier for businesses

Software King of the world Microsoft announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as AI  and blockchain easier for businesses to use.

Big Blue creates orange blockchain
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Wednesday, 06 February 2019 12:10

Big Blue creates orange blockchain


Tracking system has appeal

IBM trailed the use of blockchain technology to track a shipment of mandarin oranges as they journeyed from China to Singapore.

No evidence of Blockchain success
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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 12:12

No evidence of Blockchain success


Vendors clamming up

Blockchain is being touted as a cure for cancer, but a recent study has shown that it is being sold without any successful case studies.

Amazon gets into blockchain
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Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:13

Amazon gets into blockchain


New cloud services

Amazon.com is jumping on the blockchain wave with new cloud services that help customers build the technology needed to record transactions.