Ambrosus Launches Mainnet to Improve Supply Chain Transparency

The blockchain-based platform lets businesses efficiently ensure quality of their products   Zug, Switzerland — July 31, 2018 — Ambrosus, the world’s leading blockchain and IoT platform for quality assurance in food and pharmaceutical supply chains, has announced the launch of its mainnet, AMB-NET 1.0. The mainnet lets companies record public and private supply chain data on the Ambrosus blockchain to ensure product quality.     The platform has created a universally verifiable, community-driven ecosystem to guarantee the safety and origins of essential products —such as medicine, food, and commodities…

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What is EOS?

  EOSIO is a cryptocurrency token ( EOS ) and blockchain developed to operate as a smart contract platform to enable development, hosting, and execution of commercial-scale decentralized applications ( dApps ) on its platform.  EOSIO has a similar function to Ethereum.   Description on website: “EOSIO is software that introduces a blockchain architecture designed to enable vertical and horizontal scaling of decentralized applications (the “EOSIO Software”). This is achieved through an operating system-like construct upon which applications can be built. The software provides accounts, authentication, databases, asynchronous communication and the scheduling…

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Arizona State University and Dash Publish New Research on Blockchain Scalability

  Research explores implications of block-size scaling on the Dash network as part of R&D partnership   Tempe, AZ — The Arizona State University Blockchain Research Lab and Dash, a top digital currency for payments and e-commerce, have released new research that highlights some of the scaling challenges and potential opportunities for the Dash blockchain. Titled “Block Propagation Applied to Nakamoto Networks,” the paper discusses the results of different scaling solution scenario simulations for the Dash network while also providing potential insights on the scalability challenges facing Proof-of-Work (PoW) blockchains.…

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What is Ripple / XRP?

  What is Ripple / XRP? Ripple is a technology company and the inventor of XRP, an independent digital asset.    Ripple CEO discusses XRP and the requirement for a Global Framework:     In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Brad Garlinghouse made it clear that they are working towards replacing SWIFT. Cory Johnson the Chief Marketing Strategist at Ripple said: Our competition is this banking consortium that came together in 1973… It’s called SWIFT… You know what it isn’t? It is not ‘swift’! It takes 3-5 days to move money……

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Lisk-Based Data Analysis Blockchain Startup, MADANA, to Open Whitelist Sign-Up on August 1st

  Berlin, Germany – MADANA, a Germany-based patent-pending blockchain platform for data analysis that enables participants to engage in a data market with their own protected data, this week announced their pre-ICO whitelist sign-up will officially take place on August 1, 2018.     In 2015 alone, there were more than 700 million data records compromised, with the number doubling to 1.3 billion in 2016. Here to answer the call, MADANA will offer protected open access to analysis results based on various kinds of data from different sources. All exchanged data…

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What is QTUM? [ Quantum ]

  Qtum is a cryptocurrency which was developed as a hybrid bridge between the functionalities that Bitcoin and Ethereum offers, a value transfer protocol which can also support dapps and smart contracts. It is being developed by the Qtum Foundation, based in Singapore.         History of Qtum   In March 2017, Qtum launched a crowdfunding campaign to seek funds for the development to their new blockchain-based platform. The crowdshare was scheduled to last 30 days, or until all tokens were sold.   It was the 18th highest…

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What is Verge

What is Verge XVG? Verge is a cryptocurrency designed for people and for everyday use. It improves upon the original Bitcoin blockchain and aims to fulfill its initial purpose of providing individuals and businesses with a fast, efficient and decentralized way of making direct transactions while maintaining your privacy.     Verge coin was founded in 2014, going by the name of DogecoinDark.  The main reason it was created was to create a truly private cryptocurrency. The founder of Verge felt that Bitcoin wasn’t anonymous, so he decided to build a…

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Ethereum’s 3rd Anniversary 30 July 2018, Industry leaders reflect on Ethereum past and future impact

Ethereum’s third anniversary is this coming Monday, 30th of July.  Ethereum has had an incredible journey impacting multiple sectors during these three years and the untold potential it holds to entirely disrupt numerous industries to come.     Commenting on Ethereum’s progress in the dynamic cryptocurrency market, are leaders from blockchain and cryptocurrency space.   Nick Cowan, CEO of the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX),  which aims to position itself as a world-leading institutional-grade token sale platform and digital asset exchange that is a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, a…

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Spanish Technology Experts React to Catalonian Government’s Intention to Develop a Plan for Blockchain Integration

  The Government of Catalonia has revealed a plan for blockchain tech implementation in its public administrative activity, according to the official press release 24 July 2018. According to the press release, Catalonia’s Department of Digital Policies must develop a plan for incorporating blockchain technology in all areas of the public administration’s activities by the end of December 2018.     Blockchain technology will be promoted “with the aim of improving digital services to the public and promoting the potential of this technology between the Administration, companies and the citizen[s].”…

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What is Zcash?

  Zcash is based on Bitcoin, however, with privacy as an improvement.  Zcash is the first open, permissionless cryptocurrency that can protect the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography. All Zcash payments are published on a public blockchain, but information such as the sender, recipient, and amount of a transaction remains private. Zcash was introduced 28 October, 2016.   The Team The Zcash Company is a science-driven team, aiming to set a new standard for privacy through the use of groundbreaking cryptography. The ZCash team believes that companies need the…

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