New Partnership Seeks To Create Blockchain-Based Healthcare Data Marketplace

New Partnership Seeks To Create Blockchain-Based Healthcare Data Marketplace

A new partnership unveiled last week between Neuromation and Longenesis will seek to use blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to build a global marketplace for healthcare data. Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, CSO of Longenesis, a healthcare AI…

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Hayver Launches App to Fight Drug and Alcohol Addiction Using Blockchain Technology

Hayver Launches App to Fight Drug and Alcohol Addiction Using Blockchain Technology

Research suggests that there are 240 million people worldwide who are dependent on alcohol, according to results published in the journal Addiction. Figures from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) show that around 29 million people su…

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Global Fund AlphaBit Backs Singapore Blockchain Startup BitCar

Global Fund AlphaBit Backs Singapore Blockchain Startup BitCar

BitCar, a Singapore-based blockchain startup, has announced that AlphaBit, a fund launched last year, has purchased a “substantial number of BitCar tokens.” BitCar is currently conducting a token sale to fund the development of its blockcha…

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Academia Responds to Surging Interest in Digital Assets by Offering Crypto/Blockchain Courses

Academia Responds to Surging Interest in Digital Assets by Offering Crypto/Blockchain Courses

The success of cryptocurrencies depends in large part on their acceptance by established and trusted institutions, such as universities.  These institutions add legitimacy to the crypto-economy and serve as a reliable source of information in a space w…

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Everipedia Secures US$30M Investment For P2P Encyclopedia On The Blockchain

Everipedia Secures US$30M Investment For P2P Encyclopedia On The Blockchain

Everipedia, a wiki-based, online encyclopedia, has secured a US$30 million investment from a group of strategic investors led by Galaxy Digital’s EOS.IO Ecosystem Fund with participation from the Distributed Network Advisors (DNA) Fund and others…

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Blockchain Payments Platform BitPesa Acquires TransferZero

Blockchain Payments Platform BitPesa Acquires TransferZero

Online blockchain payment platform BitPesa is expanding its reach after announcing the acquisition of TransferZero, an international money transfer platform. Founded in 2013, BitPesa has become one of the largest blockchain payment platforms for Africa…

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Japan Net Bank And Fujitsu Trial Blockchain With Mijin And Hyperledger

Japan Net Bank And Fujitsu Trial Blockchain With Mijin And Hyperledger

Japanese blockchain startup Tech Bureau has announced that Japan Net Bank and Fujitsu are testing blockchain technology integrations using Mijin, Tech Bureau’s private blockchain platform utilizing the NEM protocol, and the Hyperledger platform. …

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Japan Net Bank And Fujitsu Trial Blockchain With Mijin And Hyperledger

Japan Net Bank And Fujitsu Trial Blockchain With Mijin And Hyperledger

Japanese blockchain startup Tech Bureau has announced that Japan Net Bank and Fujitsu are testing blockchain technology integrations using Mijin, Tech Bureau’s private blockchain platform utilizing the NEM protocol, and the Hyperledger platform. …

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Estonian Startup VLBToken Unveils Blockchain-Based Car History Registry

Estonian Startup VLBToken Unveils Blockchain-Based Car History Registry

The creators of CarFix, a Russian car service startup, are working on a new blockchain project that’s going after the US$1.8 trillion auto industry. The new venture, called VLBToken and based in Estonia, is developing the Vehicle Lifestyle Blockc…

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Job Matching Service Job.com Moves To Blockchain-Based Platform

Job Matching Service Job.com Moves To Blockchain-Based Platform

Job.com, a job-seeking service that claims 60 million users, has announced the transition of its platform to be entirely blockchain-based with the mission of eliminating middlemen recruiters from the hiring process. The new platform is set to launch in…

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