Using Blockchain, New Mexico Community College Becomes First Community College to Issue Student-Owned Digital Diplomas

Students Can Easily Share Tamper-proof Credentials with Employers, Colleges, LinkedIn, Etc.   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) in Albuquerque will start putting more control, convenience and power in the palm of students’ hands when it debuts digital higher education diplomas and transcripts on Dec. 15 through the same “blockchain” technology that spawned Bitcoin. CNM will be the first community college in the country to issue student-owned digital credentials through blockchain.     By issuing digital credentials that can be securely and easily accessed on a smartphone or the internet,…

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EY expands European teams’ presence to advance blockchain development worldwide

Multimillion-dollar investment in blockchain talent, technology and facilities within Europe.  Growth is integral part of EY strategy to provide companies globally with blockchain-based capabilities.   LONDON, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — EY today announces that it is expanding its European teams that develop innovative products based on blockchain technology to address current and future client demand. The European expansion is an integral part of the EY continued focus on supporting companies worldwide to use disruptive technologies like blockchain to transform their businesses.   Multimillion-dollar investment in talent, technology and facilities will…

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TMG Launches Truth – The First Blockchain-Enabled Global Media Agency

TRUTH cleans up the media supply chain with 100% transparency, ensuring advertising revenue goes where it should.   LONDON, November 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ TMG (The Marketing Group Plc) today announces the launch of TRUTH – the first media agency in the world to utilize blockchain smart contract technology. TRUTH will provide 100% transparency in a media industry described by one brand-side marketer as “murky at best, and fraudulent at worst”. In addition, TRUTH’s proprietary, media buying, and planning platforms will ensure global best practice and complete GDPR compliance.   TRUTH…

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Deloitte Survey: Mid-Market, Private Companies Capitalize on Technology to Tap New Business Potential

Adoption and management of information technology allows for increased productivity and greater customer intimacy.   NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mid-market and private companies are demonstrating their commitment to harnessing new technology, according to a new Deloitte report, “Technology in the mid-market: Closing the gap,” published today. For companies in this market segment, digitization is proving to be a growth-enabler, customer-relationship builder, and overall asset to improve productivity.   For five consecutive years, Deloitte Growth Enterprise Services has explored technology trends and their impact specific to mid-market and…

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Blockchain-Ready IrisGuard, the Iris Recognition Payment Technology Company, has Closed its Latest Funding Round With Goldman Sachs

LONDON, November 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IrisGuard, the UK-based pioneer in Iris Recognition Technology (IRT) payment solutions, today announced an investment from Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. IrisGuard was founded in 2001 by its current CEO Imad Malhas and Rudain and Karim Kawar. IrisGuard serves millions of unbanked customers through its innovative EyePay® Platform, used by the United Nations and government aid agencies around the world. These programs rely on IrisGuard for the delivery of financial aid, by providing beneficiaries with cash-based transfers…

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Addressing Bitcoin’s volatility challenge – New Dollar Backed Digital Currency introduced

BEIJING, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sources at the leading Blockchain company Coinfix Inc. disclosed that they have launched USC, an encrypted digital asset pegged to the U.S Dollar. With a fixed exchange rate of 1:1, it means that holders of USC will have the flexibility of a digital asset and the assurance of US dollar value.   Kevin Yu, the founder of Coinfix, argues that the appeal of USC lies in its stability, efficiency, and security. USC includes a mechanism for stability by requiring Coinfix users to store corresponding USD in their Coinfix account. One unit of USC will be issued on Blockchain only…

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Blockchain – Taipei Medical University Hospital and Digital Treasury Corporation (DTCO) jointly unveiled blockchain based personal healthcare record operating system

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Taipei Medical University Hospital and Digital Treasury Corporation (DTCO) jointly unveiled blockchain based personal healthcare record operating system (phrOS) at Hyatt, Taipei on November 10, 2017. This officially marked the entry of blockchain technology in the healthcare sector. phrOS will enable the rise of patient-centric healthcare system, where an individual can carry their own medical information digitally. This would not only secure the data from external hacking threats but also enable seamless cross-hospital treatment and hassle-free online insurance claims by the individual, without having to face complicated procedure…

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BitVault® introduced to FinTech community at London event

Embedded Downloads officially introduced BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone and crypto communicator at an event on 31 October 2017. The event was held at an exclusive London venue with Kash Amini, global brand representative and ambassador for BitVault®, welcoming selected guests from the banking, fintech and corporate community to an evening of food, drinks, and entertainment. The event was also attended by representatives of VVDN Technologies from India, the design and manufacturing partner for the BitVault®. According to Embedded Downloads the product was well received and the company and…

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EOT Protecting the Connected, the Internet of Things (IoT)

EOT is a cryptocurrency with a strong use case as it is used to encrypt devices connected to the internet known as IOT, the Internet of Things.  IOT needs EOT.   Here is a roadmap of the first devices and applications that will use cryptography for encryption, a growing trend.         September 2017 – Swiss Bank in Your Pocket integrates EOT Wallet October 2017 – BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone launches in London with integration of EOT for secure calling, secure messaging and secure browsing November 2017 –…

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Pay University Fees with Bitcoin at Swiss University

The University of Lucerne, Switzerland, has joined a growing list of universities embracing Bitcoin and the Digital Economy.  Some universities offering courses in blockchain technology, while others are accepting Bitcoin as payment.   Full article here  Collect your FREE PDF – The Bitcoin Believers Business Manifesto Please leave your questions and comments below: What is EOT?  Learn more by clicking on the image BELOW   Introducing the World’s First Blockchain phone, the BitVault®   Download the FREE BIT-MEDIA APP below!

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