United States Postal Service Files Patent Application for Blockchain-Based Techs

In promising news concerning government adoption of distributed ledger technology, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is looking to leverage blockchain in order to build a more secure and efficient identification system. This is according to a patent titled

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Verisart: Using Blockchain to Verify the Authenticity of Art

British contemporary artist Philip Colbert has long been considering creating his own catalog system to prove the authenticity of his expanding collection: enter Rob Norton, the founder of Verisart, a U.S.-based startup that’s using blockchain to verify the authenticity of

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Google’s Parent Company, Alphabet, Is Developing Blockchain-Based Solutions for its Cloud

According to people familiar with the situation, Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company, is developing its own blockchain-based distributed digital ledger that third parties can use to post and verify transactions. Several people

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Coca-Cola and the U.S. State Department Teams Up To Reduce Forced Labour Using Blockchain

Coca-Cola is joining forces with the U.S. State Department and three other organizations — Bitfury Group, Blockchain Trust Accelerator (BTA), and Emercoin — to launch a blockchain-based project that aims to create a secure registry for workers to fight

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Illinois Embracing Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Education

More Illinois universities are starting to provide blockchain and digital currency education. Public interest in the revolutionary payment methods and their underlying technology continues to grow, even as the prices of many crypto assets have come down considerably in 2018. Students

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Forget Air Miles, This Credit Card Firm to Give Customers Cryptocurrency

Want to get into cryptocurrency but the volatility and exchange fees put you off? This startup might have the ideal solution – a credit card that pays customers Bitcoin instead of other rewards. Spend Inflationary Currency, Get Deflationary Currency Typically, credit card

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Lithuania Issues World’s First Digital Collector Coin in Hopes of Becoming European Blockchain Hub

The Bank of Lithuania announced today, March 6th, that it plans to issue the world’s first digital collector coin to mark this year’s centenary of the Baltic state’s independence from the Soviet Union. To design and develop the

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PayPal Files Patent for Off-Chain Payments to Speed up Cryptocurrency Processing

According to a recent patent filing, Paypal Inc. is developing a new protocol that will make crypto transactions faster — great news for Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Published last week, the patent details a new system that would

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Sikurphone: A Mobile Phone Secure Enough to Store Cryptocurrency?

It’s common knowledge in the cryptocurrency community that storing Bitcoin on a mobile device is a bad idea. Sophisticated hackers have come up with increasingly elaborate methods to compromise the security of mobile phones and once inside, it’s no challenge

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