Gowthaman Ragothaman Launches Aqilliz to Drive Blockchain Solutions in Digital Marketing

Created in collaboration with Zilliqa, the high-throughput blockchain, Aqilliz will unify the digital marketing landscape to benefit brands, platforms, and consumers.   Singapore – Gowthaman Ragothaman, former Global Client Lead at WPP and affectionately known by the industry as G’Man, has announced the launch of Aqilliz, a blockchain solutions provider. Addressing sector-specific challenges in the field of digital marketing, Aqilliz will facilitate a fairer ecosystem underwritten by greater trust, transparency, and engagement. Ragothaman, the former Global Blockchain Solutions Lead at GroupM, established his career under the WPP group of companies,…

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Qtum Collaborates with Beam to Offer Atomic Swap Function

Integration to foster trustless cross-chain transactions Singapore –Qtum, the open-source public blockchain platform, has launched its test version of an atomic swap function with Beam, the scalable and confidential cryptocurrency utilizing Mimblewimble technology. The Qtum/Beam atomic swap feature, available here, will enable secure, cross-chain transactions between the two currencies without having to rely on a third party.     Qtum CIO Miguel Palencia said: As a public blockchain focused on technical innovation, Qtum has a reputation for promoting the development and application of blockchain technology that guarantees security and scalability. We…

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Volvo Vice Chairman on Jaguar crypto move: “Users should not be at the mercy of potential outswings in the value of such a token”

Reuters broke the news yesterday that Jaguar Land Rover is testing software to allow drivers of its cars to earn cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data, such as reporting traffic congestion to navigation providers or local authorities.   This follows news earlier this month that car giants, General Motors and BMW, are looking to share driverless car data on the blockchain while Hyundai is looking to develop a blockchain platform to track the history of used cars, demonstrating that there are opportunities for transformation across the automotive industry value…

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Cybersecurity Veteran Eddie Schwartz To Join Block.one as Chief Information Security Officer

HONG KONG, 2 Apr 2019 – Block.one, publisher of the EOSIO blockchain software protocol – the fastest public blockchain protocol in the market – announced today that Eddie Schwartz, former Executive Vice President of Cyber Services at DarkMatter and a renowned cybersecurity veteran, has joined the company as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).    Based in Blacksburg, Virginia, Schwartz will serve as a member of the Block.one Executive Committee. As CISO, he is responsible for the strategy and daily direction of the firm’s global cybersecurity program.     Over an impressive…

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Ambrosus Partners With PREMIUM Goods to Provide Proof of Quality to Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla

  Ambrosus, a public blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT) platform concentrated on bringing transparency and quality assurance to global supply chains, has announced a partnership with PREMIUM Goods, a newly founded French Flavoring Company.     Ambrosus is using blockchain and IoT to provide transparency and proof of quality to one of the world’s most precious commodities: Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla. The reason why the project is significant is because it is one of the first times that the vanilla supply chain has been digitized, which has historically been…

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What Makes Blockchain a Robust and Revolutionary Technology

  What is Blockchain technology and why is it considered so revolutionary that more and more industries are adopting it to optimise their operational efficiencies? It is because there are specific inbuilt attributes in Blockchain that has made it a very robust and powerful technology.     What is Blockchain   In very basic terms, Blockchain is the process of maintaining a continuously growing database and volume of records through a series of blocks. Every block in the chain has a timestamp and is linked to the previous block. All…

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Consumers Driving Bitcoin Price

New Consumers are joining the Digital Cryptocurrency market daily – what are the reasons why Consumers are adopting Bitcoin so readily? Here are some of the reasons:-   As a Payment System – Bitcoin is sent across the Internet quickly and cheaply without the need for costly 3rd parties As a Speculator – short term trading as a revenue stream As a long term Investment – Bitcoin, a store of value, is on an upward trend with long-term fundamentals strong Using bitcoin as a natural hedge for local Fiat Currency  …

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