Constellation Labs Launches Global Ambassador Network

  Ray Rehito Hatoyama, former Managing Director of Hello Kitty, joins as early Ambassador   San Francisco, CA, September 10, 2018 –– Constellation Labs (Constellation), the horizontally-scalable blockchain for consumer-grade applications, announced the launch of their Global Ambassador Network, which aims to offer the tools and knowledge needed to integrate blockchain into networks eager to embrace the technology around the world. While the early focus of the Global Ambassador Network was on mobility, IoT, and renewable energy applications, Constellation is now extending its push into a multitude of industries, based…

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How can government-industry collaboration support aspiring blockchain projects and accelerate the ascent of blockchain technology into the mainstream

After the dizzying heights and profound optimism of 2017, 2018 will be remembered as a reality check for the blockchain industry and cryptocurrency enthusiasts alike. Countless projects looked to capitalise on the technology and raised billions of dollars from hopeful investors in ICO funding, without any consideration as to whether the solutions they offered required the use of blockchain. There has also been an underestimation by many of the complexity around implementing the technology in proposed projects. This has, at least in part, caused one of the most formidable bear…

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Huobi Joins GLASS Network and Invests in SharesPost

  Huobi joins network enabling compliant trading of digital securities globally San Francisco, CA — August 15, 2018 — SharesPost, a leading provider of liquidity solutions to the private growth asset class, has announced that Huobi, China’s largest cryptocurrency and blockchain token exchange and second largest worldwide, has joined the Global Liquidity and Settlement System network (GLASS). When GLASS becomes operational, Huobi will be able to settle secondary trades of digital securities by U.S. investors in compliance with U.S. securities laws. Huobi will also be able to pool its nine…

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Top Investment Firms Back $10M Series A of Crypto Trading Platform Radar Relay

Blockchain Capital, Tusk Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Distributed Global, and Reciprocal Ventures and others support   Denver, CO –– Radar Relay, the wallet-to-wallet decentralized trading platform, has announced the successful completion of its Series A funding round of $10 million USD. Led by Blockchain Capital with contributions from leading investment firms Tusk Ventures, Distributed Global, Reciprocal Ventures, and Collaborative Fund, among others, the raise will support the development of new product research, strategic hiring, and global expansion of the Radar Relay platform.     Radar Relay CEO Alan Curtis said: “The…

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What Is IOTA?

  IOTA is a cryptocurrency that will enable data exchange between sensor-equipped machines that populate the Internet of Things. A distributed ledger will be created for these transactions.   What IOTA does   Anyone with a bank account is familiar with the concept of a ledger, containing records of their debits and credits. However, we need to trust financial institutions and we have done so for generations to safeguard these records and to guarantee their accuracy and integrity. Unfortunately, cyber crimes and hacking are putting this trust at risk.  …

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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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European Banks Finally Use Blockchain – European Tech Experts React

The news broke that a group of European banks has completed the first live blockchain-based financial trades across borders via their jointly developed we.trade blockchain platform.   Built on IBM’s Blockchain Platform and its Hyperledger Fabric technology, we.trade was established by Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Société Générale and UniCredit, in a bid to boost the efficiency of cross-border financial transactions.   This latest development evoked comment from leading projects leaders within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, a number of which have already launched blockchain education initiatives…

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LQDEX Co-Founder, Yogesh Srihari, to Present at Blockchain World Conference

Blockchain’s first truly global event, The Blockchain World Conference, today announced that LQDEX co-founder, Yogesh Srihari, will speak on Thursday, July 12 at 12:30 p.m. at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City.     Srihari’s presentation, “LQDEX – The Next Generation Digital Asset Exchange” will discuss Srihari’s plan to meet market demand for a decentralized, trustless, cross-chain exchange.   The Blockchain World Conference is a three-day event featuring a powerful list of world-renowned speakers. The conference is open for registration. Attendees can use promo code YOGESH10 for a 10 percent discount.…

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FC Barcelona Legends Iniesta, Puyol, and de la Peña Together with Leading Technologists Announce Blockchain-Powered Social Network to Empower Sports Fans

  Network will be tested among the one million fans expected to flock to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup   Switzerland – June 14, 2018 – Olyseum, the specialized social network that connects fans with their sporting heroes, today announced the upcoming launch of its international network powered by blockchain technology. Led by CEO Carlos Grenoir and Chief Security Officer Kevin Mitnick, Olyseum was co-founded by former FC Barcelona players Carles Puyol, Andrés Iniesta, and Iván de la Peña. Expecting to officially launch the blockchain-powered app later in…

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Setting New Standards for the Blockchain Industry: ICONOMI’s Digital Assets Verified by Deloitte

    ICONOMI raises the bar for transparency in the crypto industry with first blockchain audit   ICONOMI creates transparency and builds long-term trust by setting a new standard for the blockchain world On April 5 2018, audit of 80 different digital assets stated $133.6M liabilities and $210.2M reserves, therefore fully covering all their liabilities Merkle trees, as well as signature and transaction methods, were used to display user balances to verify ICONOMI is in possession of the wallets and private keys connected to their platform This approach ensures user…

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