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Barclays Pitches UK Finance Regulator on Cryptocurrencies

Barclays Pitches UK Finance Regulator on Cryptocurrencies

Barclays has been in contact with one of UK’s top finance regulators, a senior official for the bank said today. According to Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barclays UK, the bank… Read more »

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The US Navy Wants to Connect Its 3-D Printers with a Blockchain

The US Navy Wants to Connect Its 3-D Printers with a Blockchain

The US Navy’s innovation arm has revealed plans to trial blockchain’s potential to bring added security to its manufacturing systems. In an announcement released last week, the Navy said it will apply the technology to its processes for additive… Read more »

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Bank of China, Tencent to Trial Blockchain in New Research Effort

Bank of China, Tencent to Trial Blockchain in New Research Effort

The Bank of China is partnering with Tencent, one of the country’s biggest internet companies, to trial blockchain technology in financial applications. The two firms announced the partnership last week, revealing… Read more »

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Gemalto Seeks to Patent Method for Secure Blockchain Identity

Gemalto Seeks to Patent Method for Secure Blockchain Identity

Digital security vendor Gemalto is looking to stake its claim in the burgeoning blockchain identity sector. According to a patent application recently published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Gemalto is seeking… Read more »

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Counting Chickens: Can Blockchain Restore Trust in China's Food Supply?

Counting Chickens: Can Blockchain Restore Trust in China's Food Supply?

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis and the author of CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to CoinDesk subscribers. Last week, CoinDesk reported that the technology… Read more »

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Are Smart Contracts Smart? A Critical Look at Basic Blockchain Questions

Are Smart Contracts Smart? A Critical Look at Basic Blockchain Questions

David M. Adlerstein is counsel at New York City law firm Wachtell, Lipton Rosen & Katz, where he focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate, securities law and regulatory matters. In… Read more »

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'Flippening' Flop? As Ethereum's Price Pulls Back, Market Remains Bullish

'Flippening' Flop? As Ethereum's Price Pulls Back, Market Remains Bullish

After weeks of torrid growth, it seems ether’s much-hyped ‘Flippening’ may be on the verge of falling short. Just weeks ago, the cryptocurrency that powers the ethereum blockchain looked poised to become the world’s… Read more »

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Getting Smarter About Smart Contracts

Getting Smarter About Smart Contracts

David M. Adlerstein is counsel at New York City law firm Wachtell, Lipton Rosen & Katz, where he focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate, securities law and regulatory matters. In… Read more »

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ICOs: Why There's More Than One Way

ICOs: Why There's More Than One Way

Pascal Leblanc is a distributed ledger technology strategic advisor for financial services clients at global professional services firm EY. In this opinion piece, Leblanc discusses alternative approaches to initial coin offerings… Read more »

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EOS: Unpacking the Big Promises Behind a Possible Blockchain Contender

EOS: Unpacking the Big Promises Behind a Possible Blockchain Contender

It’s no secret blockchain is a land of extraordinary claims. Complicating matters, though, is even the most ridiculous have shown a propensity to work. If two years ago, you were… Read more »

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