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Blockchain Rock’: Gibraltar moves to become world’s first cryptocurrency hub

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking [email protected] 27 Dec 2021 08.00 GMThttps://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/dec/27/blockchain-rock-gibraltar-moves-to-become-worlds-first-cryptocurrency-hub On the southern Mediterranean coast, nestled in the shadow of the Rock’s sheer limestone cliffs and its tangle of wild olive trees, the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) is quietly preparing for a corporate takeover that could have global consequences for the former naval garrison. Less than half a mile […]

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Working Toward Financial Inclusion With Blockchain

Four ways blockchain technology is beginning to help people in countries such as Kenya and Argentina build more resilient and prosperous lives through greater access to financial services.https://ssir.org/articles/entry/working_toward_financial_inclusion_with_blockchain?utm_source=Enews&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=SSIR_Now# By Cecilia Chapiro Nov. 24, 2021In the aftermath of a drought in North Horr, Kenya, people who are unbanked and without credit like Arbay, above, have been forced to […]

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IEEE Blockchain eLearning Modules

The IEEE Blockchain Initiative offers a series of online eLearning modules on Blockchain. Learn from the experts about how this emerging technology will offer a new way of conducting transactions, securing networks, and recording the validity and origin of data. Courses will cover a range of topics, including the fundamentals of Blockchain, key technologies, architecture, […]

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Blockchain Based Connected Vehicles for Smart Green City Environment

Prateeti Mukherjee, ReSENSE Lab Intern, Department of Computer Science, Institute of Engineering and Management, India, and Dhananjay Singh, ReSENSE Lab Director, Department of Electronics Engineering, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea December 2019 Abstract Air pollution is perceived as a modern-day curse, a fatal by-product of increasing urbanization and rapid industrialization. The phenomenon has a plethora of […]

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China is Teaching the United States a Lesson on Blockchain Policy

What is blockchain and why does it matter? Essentially a mysterious entity known only as Satoshi Nakamoto developed the foundational technology to create a decentralized, open source, verifiable and immutable ledger for internet transactions. However the concept of a distributed peer-to-peer internet where power and control is determined by a decentralized consensus directly contradicts the […]

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Blockchain Technology – Prospects, Challenges and Opportunities

Muhammad Fateh Khan Sial, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan IEEE Blockchain Technical Briefs, June 2019 Discuss this topic on IEEE Collabratec Blockchain is a digital database that is distributed across a large network. It is a sequence of interconnected blocks comprising of list of transaction records [14]. Blockchain is […]

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A Human Rights Activist’s Response to Bitcoin Critics

Alex Gladstein Foreign Policy recently published the latest mainstream media attack on Bitcoin from the London-based author and journalist David Gerard. Gerard’s “Forget Bitcoin, Try your Mattress” is the newest in a long line of Bitcoin criticism published everywhere from the Financial Times to The Washington Post. This time, Bitcoin is part of a system “plagued by hacks, […]

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Four Lessons about Blockchain and Social Impact

JUNE 13, 2019 CONTRIBUTOR: LUCAS JOLÍAS In 2017, we began exploring the potential of blockchain technology to improve transparency levels, facilitate audits, strengthen accountability and regain trust in Latin American governments. Latin America has the highest rates of corruption, the lowest level of trust in public institutions, and a continuously growing indifference from citizens to democratic […]