Blockchain and e-governance: from Estonia to BITNATION

Blockchain and e-governance: from Estonia to BITNATION

Blockchain technology has found plenty of advocates in the world of finance, banking and trade. But, it’s in the unlikely field of democracy where it may soon be making its presence felt most acutely.

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How Finland is Using Blockchain Technology to Help Unbanked Asylum Seekers

How Finland is Using Blockchain Technology to Help Unbanked Asylum Seekers

Nations around the world are witnessing an influx in refugee numbers. Yet, while countless individuals are keen to re-establish themselves in a new country it’s often easier said than done. For many proving who exactly they are is one of the challenges they face. In Finland, though, they are using blockchain technology to aid unbanked […]

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Marine matters: How blockchain technology is stirring the waters for the shipping trade

Marine matters: How blockchain technology is stirring the waters for the shipping trade

The world’s marine industry giants have long been regarded as conservative, set in their ways and resistant to change. Yet, if recent blockchain-related developments are anything to go by, it seems nothing could be further from the truth.

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The Art of Bitcoin Adoption

The Art of Bitcoin Adoption

Combating the ongoing volatility, bitcoin as a payment option is steadily gaining steam among retailers, merchants, mega-corporations, and now, the art world

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Danish Startup Media Sifter Uses Blockchain To Change How We Consume News

Danish Startup Media Sifter Uses Blockchain To Change How We Consume News

Copenhagen-based startup Media Sifter is looking to transform the news media industry using blockchain technology and the wisdom of the crowd. Media Sifter’s news aggregator, which is set to be launched in alpha in October, will be built on top of a community that validates aggregated content through blockchain-powered user consensus, enabling users to better […]

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Blockchain set to disrupt the entertainment industry

Blockchain set to disrupt the entertainment industry

Can blockchain be the “Netflix killer”? Immutability and integrity of data all serve as essential attributes to springboard a platform that cuts out the intermediary for independent filmmakers

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How blockchain technology can help refugees

How blockchain technology can help refugees

The blockchain race is on, and the fintech sector is leading the charge. But other industries are looking to utilize the technology as well. Some have even realized that it can change the way we govern ourselves, or provide assistance to refugees in need.

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BTC-e: The fleet that survived Pearl Harbor… for now

BTC-e: The fleet that survived Pearl Harbor… for now

How BTC-e didn’t quit: an account of BTC-e’s recovery in the face of a $110 million US indictment

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Is blockchain technology set to shake up the construction industry?

Is blockchain technology set to shake up the construction industry?

Blockchain showing potential to revolutionize the normally slow-moving construction industry with smart contract and IoT innovations

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How Blockchain Technology Is Helping To Fight Food Fraud

How Blockchain Technology Is Helping To Fight Food Fraud

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), every year one in 10 people worldwide falls ill from eating contaminated food and 420,000 die as a result. Scandals affecting the food chain are far reaching, ranging from the 2013 horsemeat scandal in Europe to China’s 2008 toxic mixture of milk and infant formula mixed with melamine, […]

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