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The municipality of the Austrian capital is actively implementing distributed registry technology. Ernst & Young (EY), one of the world's four largest auditing corporations (from Big4), announced today that it has completed one of the important stages of its cooperation with the municipality of the Austrian city of Vienna over...
Russian crowdfunding platform Boomstarter launched the payment of pre-orders for products and services of entrepreneurs using the popular cryptocurrencies. Until now crowdfunding platforms allowed payments using traditional currencies, which passed through banks or payment systems with a large delay, the report says. "Banks traditionally carry out such payments within a few...
Mount Sinai Medical Complex in America has created a research center, where they will study the possibilities of introducing blockchain technologies into the medical field. It is reported that the New York Medical School, created by this hospital, has already opened the work of the center. The center's tasks will...
Large technological and financial corporations are looking for their way into the world of the blockchain. Another evidence is the IBM project to create LedgerConnect. LedgerConnect is a kind of "store of blockchain applications," in which the banks of Barclays and Citi takes part. The created platform will host...
Malta became the first jurisdiction in the world with the official status of the cryptocurrency. The Parliament of the island state adopted three bills related to the development of the industry - the Law on Digital Innovation, the Law on Innovative Technological Agreements and Services and the Law on...
A major Japanese company, Hitachi, is launching a joint project with a telecom giant KDDI. The blockchain system developed by Hitachi with Hyperledger Fabric technology is combined with the biometric verification of Hitachi and the KDDI coupon system. Hitachi explains that when customers agree to use the system, they register their...
The Irish Medical Project AID:Tech in association with Dutch PharmAccess implemented the first ever birth registration of a baby (from Tanzania) in the blockchain. The AID:Tech project is aimed at providing humanitarian assistance to the poor population around the world and supporting refugees. The organization uses blockchain technology to digitally...
Startups AIKON and Hadron decided to use the blockchain for processing the data for from the Hubble Space Telescope. AIKON specialists will provide astronomers from the Institute of Space Telescopes (STScI) an interface through which scientists receive photos from the Hubble. And Hadron's blockchain-network will help in the processing and visualization...
Boeing has created a new division of Boeing NeXt to guide future commercial mobile solutions. Among them - navigating drones, autonomous flight, and advanced movement, modeling smart cities and exploring new market opportunities for solving future transport problems. In addition, the company in the alliance with SparkCognition develops solutions for...
Baidu, the Chinese developer of the search engine of the same name, launched the Totem photo service on the basis of the private blocker Baidu XuperChain, and also released its own Totem Point tokens. The initial issue will be 4 billion tokens. The expected annual inflation rate due to the...