Distilled Analytics and Shyft Network Partner to Combat Global Identity Theft, Exploitation, and Human Trafficking  

  New biometrics solutions will help financial institutions and government entities confront global identity crisis   BOSTON, MA & ST. MICHAEL, BARBADOS – September 19, 2018 – Following the recent inaugural Blockchain Policy Forum held by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), David Shrier of Distilled Analytics and Joseph Weinberg of Shyft Network have announced a multi-year partnership to deliver next-generation biometric identity solutions leveraging blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and advanced analytics to combat the expanding global issue of identity verification, theft, and fraud.   Based on July’s…

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Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 9/14/2018

    Crypto News & Analysis It’s ironic how the Chinese government restricts its citizens from engaging with cryptocurrencies, and at the same time, Chinese companies like Bitmain dominate the industry. The Chinese government has blocked access to 124 foreign cryptocurrency exchanges that offer their services to Chinese citizens. VPNs have helped Chinese traders of Cryptos get around the government imposed restrictions.   The Cryptocurrency Exchanges have also found ways to circumvent the ban by relaunching themselves with new domain names that are registered in other countries outside of China.…

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Cryptic Labs Adds Two Nobel Laureates in Economics to Spearhead Economics Advisory Board

World’s leading economists to advise blockchain companies on game theory and macroeconomics   Palo Alto, CA — September 10, 2018 – Cryptic Labs, the leading commercial research lab dedicated to solving fundamental security problems to advance the growth of blockchain technology, has announced the addition of two Nobel Laureates in Economics — Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides — to its Economics Advisory Board. The additions to the Board will provide insights into incentive mechanisms, game theory, and macroeconomic policies, bolstering the institute’s mission to address the lack of…

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First Bitcoin Nonprofit BitGive Expands Global Team with Two New Board Members

  Industry veterans Rumi Morales and Ellen Raynor join BitGive’s Board of Directors and Advisory Board   San Francisco, CA — August 8, 2018 —  BitGive, the first Bitcoin 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has announced the addition of two new members to its rapidly expanding team. Rumi Morales, a partner at Outlier Ventures and a former executive at both CME Group and Goldman Sachs, has joined BitGive’s all-star Board of Directors, which also includes Matthew Roszak, Patrick Murck, Dawn Newton, Karsten Behrend, and Alyse Killeen. Ellen Raynor, a startup industry veteran and…

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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Finance Industry

  Financial industry worldwide is increasingly turning to Artificial Intelligence for various reasons. AI enables financial service providers to manage customers better, detect suspicious or fraudulent transactions and above all, helps the client to maintain their accounts better.     Whether AI will reign supreme to take over several functions that require human intelligence remains to be seen. However, in the current scenario, AI is the finance industry in several ways. Understandably, AI integration in financial services differs in every country.   While the US and some countries in Europe have…

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Upcoming ConnecTechAsia Summit Highlights Importance of Cloud and Intelligent Enterprises

Featuring three tracks – NetworkComms, EmergingTech and BroadcastMedia, ConnecTechAsia Summit will spotlight megatrends and disruptive strategies driving digital evolution   SINGAPORE – 20 June 2018 – ConnecTechAsia, the inaugural umbrella event encompassing CommunicAsia, BroadcastAsia and the new NXTAsia, will take place from 26 to 28 June at Marina Bay Sands and Suntec Singapore with a spotlight on the latest technology innovations and the most critical shifts that are impacting businesses and audiences today.     “As enterprises transform themselves digitally, they are beginning to reap the benefits of their initiatives.…

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Indorse Partners with DREAM to Verify Reputations Through Blockchain and AI

DREAM will collaborate with Indorse to verify freelancer reputation data and build teams, backed by the world’s first combined airdrop.   Singapore — June 20, 2018 — Indorse, the decentralized social network for professionals, has announced a partnership with DREAM, the world’s leading marketplace for high-end blockchain talent. The collaboration aims to provide verification for users’ reputations through the creation of certifiable profiles on both platforms, as well as enabling entrepreneurs to raise funding and grow their teams.     Commenting on the partnership, Indorse Co-founder and CEO, Gaurang Torvekar,…

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Algorithmic trading, now made for the masses

An ecosystem that levels the playing field between industry professionals and the masses   Singapore – The team at GStar.AI is on a mission to empower the masses with algorithmic trading capabilities, which were previously exclusive to institutional and HNWI traders. Their ecosystem is simple to use and enhanced by cutting-edge technologies. Ultimately, the team has a strong desire to help the general public earn their income based on their own terms.     The GStar Ecosystem is designed to allow traders to deploy trade ideas in plain English without the…

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Online Art Valuations Solution ValueMyStuff Focuses in on Blockchain Technology

LONDON, May 30, 2018 – Following the re-launch of global online valuations and appraisals service, ValueMyStuff, the company is now in talks with several blockchain platforms and asset management solutions to ensure genesis block accuracies.   ValueMyStuff, the world’s number one online valuations and appraisals service, is today announcing the launch of its API for blockchain art and asset management firms. The solution offers art, antique and collectable asset valuations within 48-hours and can help firms to ensure that the genesis block in a chain carries more accurate value and…

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Deloitte Government Tech Trends 2018: How Government Organizations Can Bring Together Strategy, Technology and Operations in ‘The Symphonic Enterprise’

Report highlights eight technology trends that can create a more enterprise-focused approach to IT, drive greater mission outcomes,  WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Deloitte has released “A Government Perspective: Tech Trends 2018,” the latest edition of its annual in-depth examination of emerging trends in government technology.     This year’s government-specific report spotlights eight trends that are shaping strategic and operational transformations and redefining information technology’s (IT) role within the enterprise. This year’s theme, “The symphonic enterprise,” is an idea that describes strategy, technology, and operations working together, in harmony, across domains and boundaries.…

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