BitVault®, World’s First Blockchain Phone in Strategic Partnership to target Indian Defence Market

Embedded Downloads, the developers of the world’s first Blockchain phone, the BitVault® announced a strategic market alliance with D’Vast Innovations Private Ltd., an Indian Security joint venture between Slingshot Security Solutions and Zillion Technologies Pvt Ltd.  According to D’Vast they are promoting the BitVault® to various customers including Indian Defence, Public Security Department of the Indian government and R&D Institutes.   Embedded Downloads commented that they are extremely excited about the marketing alliance and that this partnership adds further depth to the company’s push in the Defence Technology sector in the Asian…

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Inside the BitVault®

There has been much anticipation around how BitVault®, the World’s First Blockchain phone works, we are excited and interested to take a look inside the BitVault®…   Firstly, what is the BitVault®?  The BitVault® is a revolutionary new product that is built around security and privacy enabled through Blockchain technology.  The BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone, is Biometric Security enabled through fingerprint and iris scanning and this authentication is one of the safest ways to keep your BitVault® locked and private – in actual fact, “You are the Key” says Hein Marais, CEO…

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These Christmas Toys can probably be Hacked

According to IBT Times, new research suggested some products under Christmas trees this year could easily be hacked. Experts warned popular toys – From the Star Wars BB-8 to smartwatches, drones, RC cars and educational devices – could be hacked and exploited to spy on children.   Adults are also being targetted … in the same report, it was reported that Ashley Madison leaked users’ private photos.   In 2015, the website suffered a high-profile hack which had widespread consequences and now security researchers at Kromtech, working with security researcher…

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Global Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Market is Boosted by Rising Acceptance, Surging Investment by Venture Capitalists, Highly Volatile Value of Cryptocurrency: Ken Research

GURUGRAM, India, December 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Global cryptocurrency market by market cap of major players, Global bitcoin market by revenue, by bitcoin circulation and revenue from mining, segment (by volume of trade in exchanges, by use of bitcoin, mining facilities around the globe), Global bitcoin mining market (by type of mining, exchanges, matrix for bitcoin mining pool and type of payment methods) and Competitive landscape of major mining pools including AntPool, F2Pool, BitFury, BTCC Pool, BW.com, ViaBTC, SlushPool, HaoBTC, BTC.com and 1Hash.    Global Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin market value has augmented positively, majorly owing to increasing acceptance of cryptocurrency by merchants and shopkeepers.…

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Jincor aims to raise up to $26.6M creating the future of blockchain for business

Jincor, Pte. Ltd., which develops a one-stop solution for businesses to adopt smart contracts and cryptocurrency payments with no legal, technical, or operational complications, has started its crowdsale campaign. The project’s team estimates that over 10,000 businesses will be using Jincor Open Beta by the end of the next year and up to 20,000 within the course of 2019.   Jincor has already launched a closed beta with its basic functionality, which is currently being tested by dozens of companies. The Open Beta, that will become available at the beginning…

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Limerick Blockchain Mastermind – Bank of Ireland, University of Limerick Campus

IRELAND – 6 December 2017 / Embedded Downloads announced today that they will host the next  Limerick Blockchain Mastermind at the Bank Of Ireland, Limerick University Campus.  The event will be held monthly with the next meeting scheduled for January 2018.   The aim of the Limerick Blockchain Mastermind is to bring blockchain experts from the financial, technology and other sectors together to explore opportunities presented by this new technology. The group will also be inviting blockchain companies and associated groups from Galway, Cork and Dublin.   The subject of…

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Calastone to Bring Mutual Funds Market Onto Blockchain in 2019

LONDON, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Calastone, the global funds transaction network, today announces that the technology underpinning the core of Calastone’s global transaction network will be migrated onto a full blockchain-enabled infrastructure.   Calastone’s network connects more than 1,300 financial service organisations across 34 global markets processing over GBP80bn of trades and 7 million messages each month, making it the largest global fund transaction network. Calastone has transformed the funds sector, enabling frictionless trading by making it possible for all trading entities and counterparties to connect, interact, process and settle transactions digitally.  …

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Forex Provider, FXPIG, Announces CoinMetro Exchange, a New Fintech Platform Built to Simplify Cryptocurrency Trading and Investing

HONG KONG, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire CoinMetro Exchange is a trading platform is designed to simplify the process of cryptocurrency investing for professional and consumer investors. The trading platform replicates traditional investing methods for the world of cryptocurrency, such as professional asset management and ETFs. Created by the team behind FXPIG, the regulated forex broker that has transparency at its core.     CoinMetro, the financial platform fuelling the future of blockchain innovation, today announced the creation of its new trading platform, CoinMetro Exchange. The platform will streamline cryptocurrency investing for the general public, along with professional…

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Brit-Coin Bonanza: UK Heads to Cryptomarket

LONDON, November 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The meteoric rise in the value of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin has sent the UK rushing to enter the market. The London Block Exchange, which opens its doors to the public in December has seen a five-fold increase in trading account sign-ups since Bitcoin hit the $10,000 mark.   Several other digital currencies have also seen huge surges, such as Ethereum, Iota and Dash. CEO and founder Benjamin Dives said: “Bitcoin is now Britcoin as the UK crypto-curious flood to the market. Our secure and easy to use exchange has…

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ThoughtWorks’ Bi-Annual Technology Radar Identifies Blockchain Gaining in the Enterprise

BENGALURU, November 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The technology underpinning the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is increasingly being adopted in the enterprise, with companies finding ways to leverage blockchain solutions for distributed ledgers and smart contracts. This trend has been highlighted in the 17th edition of Technology Radar from global software consultancy, ThoughtWorks. The bi-annual report provides an assessment of the emerging trends shaping the future of software development and business strategy.   “Blockchain technology is increasingly becoming a popular choice for enterprises to find new ways to interact with their customers. Adaption of Blockchain technology…

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