Tag Archives: blockchain technology

Mastercard Applies For Even More Patents For Blockchain

Mastercard has already been granted a patent for a partitioned, multi-currency blockchain in the US, along with several others. Now it is seeking further patents, including one that would make transactions with traditional and online assets possible by working as an electronic wallet.

They aim to increase the efficiency of traditional and blockchain transactions and would monitor cryptocurrencies as well as other currencies and assets. The application pointed out that, although current payment systems are fast, …

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Could Blockchain Propel Us Towards A More Sustainable World?

Billions of people around the world rely on electricity to live a normal life. In addition to powering our homes, devices, and appliances, electricity is important at work, during our commute, and more. Without power, the world simply wouldn't be a very functional place.

Electric grids exist to ensure that power is more or less constant and not too many outages are experienced. Without these grids, many people would be without consistent power.

However, these …

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DYNO – Promoting Wellness and Leveraging Private Health Data Using Blockchain

There are over 165,000 health and wellness apps available through the Apple App Store today. According to experts at Rice University, formal government bodies such as the Food and Drug Administration (in both the United States as well as in the European Union) and the European Medicines Agency regulate only a fraction of those apps. Depending on how an app is classified by official bodies, the health-related data that an app collects may or may …

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Blockchain Technology – An Online Gambling Revolution?

There is no doubt that online gambling is a vital part of the gambling industry. Around 25% of the industry's revenue is now made at online sites. This means that the industry has to do its best to secure a healthy future for online casinos and sportsbooks. The problem is that people often have a mistrust of casino and betting websites. They believe that there is a lack of transparency and that information is hidden …

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Aitheon – Leveraging the Power of AI and Robotics to Revolutionize Tedious Functions

Aitheon is a blockchain-powered platform that integrates AI, robotics, IoT, and human specialists to help organizations automate tedious back-end functions such as customer service, recruitment, transportation, logistics, data entry, and more.

Aitheon has raised over $21 million through a very successful token sale and has already partnered with numerous high-level organizations. A part of the ongoing project roadmap involves participation in a number of conferences undertaking marketing efforts before the next phase of the project …

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Is Virtual Reality Dead? What the VR Community Needs Most

A brief history of virtual reality shows that VR has been a point of interest throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. VR was described by Stanley Weinbaum as early as the 1930s, and in the 1960s, Ivann Sutherland created the first VR headset. At the same time, the military was working on motion control platforms that became standard training tools. In the 1990s, Nintendo in many ways launched the modern version of the VR movement …

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Bitcoin and the Zombie Marmot Apocalypse with Preston Byrne – The Coin Pod, Ep. 9

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One of the sharpest legal minds thinking about Bitcoin and other blockchains is Preston Byrne, a fellow of the Adam Smith Institute, a Blockchain technologist, and, according to Fortune Magazine, a loud-mouth libertarian as insightful as he is obnoxious.

I had the privilege to catch up with Preston about some of the articles he has authored about stable coins, Nakamoto Schemes, regulatory developments in the Bitcoin and larger cryptocurrency space, and …

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The Future of Dating is Decentralized

The dating scene is no stranger to transition and disruption. In many ways, it seems like a miracle that we can forge connections in the first place. An intimate relationship between two people is one of the least understood and most difficult to manufacture. For decades, couples met at the office, in their church, or through mutual friends. It was situational more than it was strategic, but somehow, awkward introductions and nervous first dates brought …

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