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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Blockchain Professional Services Firm WACHSMAN Expands to Asia

  Industry-leading consultancy launches Singapore office and announces 20 new jobs   Singapore — September 19, 2018 — Wachsman, a leading blockchain professional services firm, has expanded to Asia and commenced operations from its Singapore office. Headquartered in New York, and with offices in Dublin and downtown Singapore, Wachsman identified Asia as a priority market and announced plans to fill 20 new positions in Singapore. The expansion allows Wachsman to provide Strategic Advisory, Event Management, and Public Relations support to blockchain market leaders and pioneers in Asia, complementing service offerings…

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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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From Talk to Action: Are Advertisers Actually Using Blockchain?

  Only 11% of advertiser and agency executives have completed ad buys using blockchain technology, according to a survey by advertising industry business intelligence company Advertiser Perceptions. In the report, commissioned by XCHNG, an open source decentralized blockchain for the digital advertising agency, 300 advertising decision makers were asked questions about their attitudes toward and adoption of blockchain media solutions.   Highlights of the survey’s findings include: Two-thirds of marketing professionals are skeptical of blockchain media solutions: The troubled narrative around crypto has tainted the image of blockchain in advertisers’…

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10 tips on how you can safely Invest your money in Cryptocurrencies

  In today’s day and age, the digital world is booming in every industry. One such industry is the world of investment and finance fiat currency is gradually being taken over by cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency, in its most basic understanding, is a term that encases a variety of digital currencies, the most famous ones being Bitcoin & Litecoin.     According to writer Sabya Sachdeva in her piece on the rise of cryptocurrencies, the bitcoin was valued at less than one dollar, but now it is worth thousands of dollars. These…

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How to Trade Cryptocurrency: 10 Simple Tips to Get Started

Trade Cryptocurrency, here are 10 Simple Tips to Get Started – Even if you are already armed with information about the crypto world, discovering it is extremely intimidating, especially since you are dealing with a subject matter that is naturally complex.     When we are trading cryptocurrencies, what comes to mind first is how to decide which cryptocurrency is viable for doing so. Unlike stocks, performing fundamental analysis for cryptocurrencies is radically different since there are no financial statements. Thus, it is even more important for us to engage in…

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Google’s Edge TPU Machine Learning Chip Helps In Automating Quality Control For IoT Applications

  The pioneer in the internet-related services and products: Google has unveiled a new tensor processing unit (TPU) called Edge TPU at the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco. The novel chip is designed to run TensorFlow Lite machine learning models on the Internet of Things-based (IoT-based) devices.     Two years ago, Google launched its TPU, a specialized chip that performs simplified tasks of artificial intelligence (AI). However, the newly-launched Edge TPU is carefully designed to carry out the so-called “inference tasks”, which is the part of machine…

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Deep Technology Venture Firm Launches COSIMO X Tokenized VC Fund

  Fund Offers Increased Liquidity & Access to Up-And-Coming Pre-Seed & Pre-ICO Projects in Blockchain, AI, AR/VR, Cybersecurity and IoT   Boston, MA — September 6, 2018 — COSIMO Ventures, a leading global venture capital (VC) firm, announced the launch of COSIMO X: an evergreen, tokenized VC fund focusing on early-stage deep tech companies with a particular concentration on blockchain technology, spanning industries such as artificial intelligence, AR/VR, IoT, and cybersecurity. COSIMO X is structured to provide enhanced liquidity for investors along with increased access to the VC asset class…

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CoinCards Customers Can Now Buy Gift Cards Using Dash at Hundreds of Top Retailers

  Latest partnership furthers Dash’s global merchant adoption, now enabling Dash-powered transactions at 2500+ merchants worldwide   Surrey, BC — August 30, 2018 — Dash, the top digital currency for payments and e-commerce, has announced an integration with CoinCards.ca, one of the few retail gift card companies in the world specializing in cryptocurrency as a form of payment.   The Canadian-based company allows customers to purchase gift cards for top brands and retailers — such as Amazon, Walmart, Home Depot, and Netflix — using cryptocurrencies such as Dash. With this…

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Blockchain Platform Orbs Marks Strategic Expansion Into South Korea

Orbs partners with Kakao subsidiary Ground X to spearhead blockchain research initiatives, opens Seoul office   Tel Aviv, Israel — Orbs, the hybrid blockchain scaling base-layer protocols, has announced that it has established a partnership with Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of leading South Korean internet company Kakao, for research, development, and business cooperation. Orbs has also opened its Seoul headquarters, with five full-time employees hired to drive further business development in the region. Orbs’ expansion into South Korea, a leading global blockchain hub, demonstrates a commitment to tapping into…

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