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Ocean plastic is a huge problem. Blockchain could be part of the solution.

Get the Mach newsletter.SUBSCRIBEThe world’s oceans are awash in plastic, and the problem is only getting worse. Each year, 8 million metric tons of plastic debris ends up in the oceans,...
Major Korean Financial Holding Company Wins Blockchain Patent for Improved Fintech Security

Major Korean Financial Holding Company Wins Blockchain Patent for Improved Fintech Security

Leading South Korean financial holding company KB Financial Group Inc. has been awarded a patent for a blockchain-based fintech app security solution, South Korean economic news outlets The Digital Times reports...
Why Mastercard's Multi-Blockchain Might Be a New Step in the Patent Race

Why Mastercard’s Multi-Blockchain Might Be a New Step in the Patent Race

On October 9, American financial services giant Mastercard was granted a patent for a method to partition a blockchain so that it can store multiple transaction types and formats. The filing...
Notes from the Senate Floor

Notes from the Senate Floor

Normally, there is very limited room for drawing legitimate comparisons between a Senate hearing and an Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight. Yet the hearing entitled “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem,” which...
How blockchain can solve some of healthcare’s ills

How blockchain can solve some of healthcare’s ills

In its 2018 Global Blockchain Survey, Deloitte found that 74 percent of respondents see a compelling business case for blockchain technology, and of those respondents, more than half expect their organizations...
Seeking Sanctions Resistance Through Blockchain Technology

Seeking Sanctions Resistance Through Blockchain Technology

<div _ngcontent-c15="" innerhtml=" “Digital currencies could provide a way for both Iran and Russia to avoid U.S. dollar transactions, as well as a possible replacement of the SWIFT interbank...
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How Adoption Could Help With UK–EU Relations

Blockchain has one new supporter: the UK finance minister Philip Hammond. Quizzed at the Conservative Party conference on how the UK government might solve Brexit’s UK-Irish border issue, he suggested that...
Banking With Blockchain - D Magazine

Banking With Blockchain – D Magazine

North Texas banks are approaching a crossroads because of blockchain, a technology poised to give them unprecedented efficiency while simultaneously choking off revenue streams. As with many inventions before it, blockchain’s fundamental...
Binance, a16z-Backed Oasis Labs Launches Blockchain Startup Hub

Binance, a16z-Backed Oasis Labs Launches Blockchain Startup Hub

Blockchain cloud computing platform Oasis Labs announced a partnership with major names in crypto and venture capital to launch a blockchain tech hub called the Oasis Startup Hub, the firm announced...
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Blockchain Startup Enters Sponsorship Deal with British Masters

A blockchain startup is going to be an official sponsor for a professional golf tournament in the United Kingdom. LIFElabs, a philanthropy-based crypto company, has entered into a sponsorship deal with the...

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