Ethereum Consortium Launches Token Initiative With Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase, Others

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has launched a blockchain-neutral Token Taxonomy Initiative in partnership with major firms, according to a press release from EEA on April 17. The initiative will seek to define tokens in non-technical and cross-industry terms in a bid to drive enterprise token adoption at scale. The EEA describes itself “a member-driven standards organization whose…

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National University of Columbia Joins Blockchain Global Consortium for Science

The National University of Columbia is joining the global  blockchain consortium for science dubbed Bloxberg, Mauricio Tovar Gutiérrez, co-director of the research group at in TIColombia told Cointelegraph en Español on April 15. Bloxberg is a blockchain initiative formed by 12 research organizations from 10 countries and led by the Max Planck Society, with the National University of Colombia to…

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Gibraltar Stock Exchange Launches Listings of Blockchain-Based Securities

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) is launching listings of blockchain-powered securities on its practical listing venue GSX Global Market, the firm announced on April 9. Today, the GSX starts listing a number of new products known as digital, smart or tokenizedsecurities such as corporate bonds, convertible bonds, asset-backed securities, derivative securities, open-ended funds and closed-ended funds, the announcement says. By applying…

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More Than Half Of All Companies Will Use Blockchain Tech in 3 Years

The blockchain has become something of a buzzword over the past year or so, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a viable solution for many businesses. In fact, one expert believes the made-famous-by-Bitcoin technology will be used by upwards of 60 percent of companies.  This projection comes from Oracle’s group vice president of blockchain product…

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Blockchain fridge to reduce the unnecessary waste of energy

Austria’s largest energy provider, Wien Energie, has developed a blockchain-driven fridge in partnership with tech giant Bosch, Cointelegraph’s correspondent reported from the ANON Blockchain Summit Austria. Wien Energie presented the new model during the crypto conference in Vienna on April 3. The official release claims that the decentralized technology is used in the construction of a refrigerator for the first time. The main…

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Bibox Crypto Exchange Rolls Out Blockchain Project Incubator

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Bibox is launching an incubator for blockchain projects called Bibox Orbit, according to an announcement published on March 30. Estonia-based Bibox —  the ninth largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of adjusted trading volume — has revealed that it is rolling out Bibox Orbit, an incubator for blockchain projects. The announcement does not specify the exact date of the…

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Gazprom Looks to Take Business Onto Blockchain

Russia’s massive natural oil and gas industry titan, Gazprom, is eyeing ways to pivot its business operations onto blockchain tech. To do that, the company, which is majority-owned by the Russian government, has devised its own in-house smart contract platform prototype to automate the execution of real-world contracts. That production was confirmed by the Chairman…

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Blockchain Aviation Conference in Abu Dhabi

Increasing blockchain presence in aviation will form the focus of a dedicated conference in Abu Dhabi from April 2 to 4, official news portal Emirates News Agency confirmed in a press release on March 31. Promising attendance by 800 people from almost 100 countries, “Blockchain: Unlock the Potential” aims to bring the possibilities of the technology, as they extend…

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