Japan’s Largest Bank to Run Blockchain Payments Network by Early 2020

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Blockchain technology is making inroads in the financial sector. Banks are experimenting with this technology for various purposes. Japan’s biggest bank is ready to take things to the next level. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group – or MUFG – is partnering with Akamai to handle up to 1 million transactions per second. MUFG has a Bold...The post Japan’s Largest Bank to Run Blockchain Payments Network by Early 2020 appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Australian PM Turnbull Tells Government Agency to Study Blockchain

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Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, the country’s most powerful political official, has directed the government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) to study potential applications of blockchain technology across government. Addressing a Senate Estimates committee on Monday night, DTA chief digital officer Peter Alexander revealed that PM Turnbull directly told the agency to explore blockchain applications afterThe post Australian PM Turnbull Tells Government Agency to Study Blockchain appeared first on CCN

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Verge Protocol Hacked, $1,000 Stolen by the Minute

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Verge is currently being hacked through a protocol exploit that allows the hacker to print out some $1,000 worth of XVG every minute. The bug is similar to the one...The post Verge Protocol Hacked, $1,000 Stolen by the Minute appeared first on Trustnodes.

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Johannesburg Gets a New Crypto ATM, Ban Threatened Harare May Lose One

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A new crypto teller machine is now operational in South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg. The ATM, which supports several digital coins, has been installed at a supermarket in the north-western part of the city’s metro area. It is the latest addition to a growing number of terminals offering automated crypto-fiat exchange services in the country […]The post Johannesburg Gets a New Crypto ATM, Ban Threatened Harare May Lose One appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Software Development Company Turns to blockchain Technology to Fight Ad Fraud

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The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) emphasized in 2017 that only 3 percent of advertisers understand how blockchain technology could help reduce advertising fraud. In layman’s terms, the blockchain consists of a list of records, also known as a  “distributed open ledger”. Designed to provide absolute transparency and security without getting any third party involved, it means that brands can finally track and monitor all of their transactions. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article A blockchain-based solution to prevent digital advertising fraud isn’t limited to solely keeping records and tracking transactions. It could actually provide media buyers and brands with

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Walmart Filed Another Blockchain-Related Patent

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Major companies are paying attention to blockchain technology. A lot of exciting developments will take place in this industry moving forward. Walmart, for example, is looking to patent a marketplace system for reselling purchased items. The record of customer purchases will be embedded on a blockchain, which opens up a lot of new opportunities. Walmart...The post Walmart Filed Another Blockchain-Related Patent appeared first on Bitcoin Network, News, Charts, Guides & Analysis.

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