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Decentraland: New Open Standards-Based Virtual World Uses Blockchain to Track Content Ownership & IPFS to Distribute Content

Decentraland: New Open Standards-Based Virtual World Uses Blockchain to Track Content Ownership & IPFS to Distribute Content | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Decentraland is a new virtual world which aims to run completely on open standards technology and protocols. I'm not familiar with the creators, but to judge by the trailer (above) they have hella high ambition. More from the site

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Decentraland: New Open Standards-Based Virtual World Uses Blockchain to Track Content Ownership & IPFS to Distribute Content

Decentraland: New Open Standards-Based Virtual World Uses Blockchain to Track Content Ownership & IPFS to Distribute Content | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Decentraland is a new virtual world which aims to run completely on open standards technology and protocols. I'm not familiar with the creators, but to judge by the trailer (above) they have hella high ambition. More from the site

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One startup’s vision to reinvent the Web for better privacy

One startup’s vision to reinvent the Web for better privacy | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Blockstack’s system would let you control your own personal data—for example, by revoking a site’s access to it.
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The Blockchain and Us (2017)

A film by Manuel Stagars http://www.blockchain-documentary.com In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto invented bitcoin and the blockchain. For the first time in history
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Scotland Aims to Be "at the Heart of the Future" of Blockchain Technology

Scotland Aims to Be "at the Heart of the Future" of Blockchain Technology | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Magazine is the original source of information, news and commentary about Bitcoin, the blockchain and digital currencies.
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From Bitcoin to puke-tracking: Walmart uses blockchains to monitor food

From Bitcoin to puke-tracking: Walmart uses blockchains to monitor food | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Commercial giant hopes distributed ledger tech speeds recall process, cuts illnesses.
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Regulating revolutionary new digital currencies - NZ Law Society

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Blockchain: what it is, how it really can change the world

Blockchain: what it is, how it really can change the world | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
The most encouraging benefit of blockchain technology is the incentive it creates for participants to work honestly where rules apply equally to all.
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Blockchain Adoption Faster Than Expected

Blockchain Adoption Faster Than Expected | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
A study released last week by IBM indicates that blockchain adoption by financial institutions is on the rise and beating expectations. This is good news for IBM, which is betting big on the database technology that was brought to prominence by Bitcoin. Yesterday, Big Blue announced that it has made its Watson-powered blockchain service available to enterprise customers.
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The mass adoption of Blockchain technologies is becoming inevitable, says PwC » Brave New Coin

The mass adoption of Blockchain technologies is becoming inevitable, says PwC » Brave New Coin | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
PricewaterhouseCoppers (PwC) recently recently hosted a discussion for the Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) sector to specifically look at the application and potential of distributed ledger technology on their business.
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Irish firm becomes first in world to use blockchain technology to close deal - Independent.ie

Irish firm becomes first in world to use blockchain technology to close deal - Independent.ie | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
An Irish company has become the first in the world to close a deal using new blockchain technology.
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15 blockchain whitepapers awarded winners of US Department of Health and Human Services Challenge » Brave New Coin

15 blockchain whitepapers awarded winners of US Department of Health and Human Services Challenge » Brave New Coin | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
A challenge held by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to encourage Blockchain use in the Health Information Technology field resulted in 15 winning whitepapers. The Department’s Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) first announced the “Use of Blockchain in Health IT and Health-Related Research” challenge in July.
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Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand - New kid on the blockchain

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand - New kid on the blockchain | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
If blockchain is essentially just a database, has its potential impact been overestimated?
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Blockchain-Based Peer-To-Peer Solar Energy Trading To Be Trialed In Perth

Blockchain-Based Peer-To-Peer Solar Energy Trading To Be Trialed In Perth | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath A Perth start-up is set to begin trials of its blockchain-based software program that, if successful, could mean the beginning of peer-to-pee…
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Ukraine launches big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury

Ukraine launches big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK Ukraine has partnered with global technology company the Bitfury Group to put a sweeping range of government da
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TheBlockchain.NZ conference, New Zealand

TheBlockchain.NZ conference, New Zealand | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
The Blockchain conference is taking place in Auckland New Zeland in May 2017
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Microsoft Office Can Now Verify Docs on the Bitcoin Blockchain

Microsoft is continuing its Blockchain journey by integrating Stampery into Microsoft Office Outlook with cross-compatibility.
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Blockchain: The Invisible Technology That's Changing the World

Blockchain: The Invisible Technology That's Changing the World | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Large swaths of your digital life will soon run atop a blockchain foundation just beneath the surface, and you may not even realize it.
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OKLink Launches Blockchain Remittance Network in Korea; Government to Institutionalize Digital Currencies

OKLink Launches Blockchain Remittance Network in Korea; Government to Institutionalize Digital Currencies | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
In October 2015 Bitcoin Magazine covered the launch of OKLink, an open digital wallet created by Chinese Bitcoin exchange OKCoin
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“Finally the technology has moved away from the concept phase and into the real usage phase,”
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Watch the trailer for our new series ‘Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin & The Blockchain’

Watch the trailer for our new series ‘Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin & The Blockchain’ | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
What is bitcoin? What is the blockchain? How does it work? Who is behind it? Find the answer to all of these questions and more by tuning into the six-episode..
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Digital Catapult makes a play into gaming with blockchain

Digital Catapult makes a play into gaming with blockchain | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Digital Catapult is throwing its hat into the blockchain ring in the gaming industry with a focus on smart contracts with the UK Games Fund.
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Dubai to use blockchain technology for all government documents by 2020 - Gulf Business

Dubai to use blockchain technology for all government documents by 2020 - Gulf Business | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
The Dubai government is seeking to position the emirate as a leader in blockchain technology
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Microsoft sees ‘staggering’ potential for blockchain technology as it releases new ‘Bletchley’ template

Microsoft sees ‘staggering’ potential for blockchain technology as it releases new ‘Bletchley’ template | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Microsoft has released version 1 of Bletchley template for Azure, which lets users create a distributed-ledger, or blockchain, network with minimal knowled
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Blockchain for the Internet of Things (IoT)

Blockchain for the Internet of Things (IoT) | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Learn how IBM is creating a revolutionary Blockchain platform to securely record transactions from the Internet of Things (IoT) for your business network
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Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand - Time for Tui dollars

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand - Time for Tui dollars | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
Why the Reserve Bank of New Zealand should issue NZ$ as cryptocurrency.
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How the blockchain is changing money and business

How the blockchain is changing money and business | Blockchain Technology | Scoop.it
What is the blockchain? If you don't know, you should; if you do, chances are you still need some clarification on how it actually works. Don Tapscott is here to help, demystifying this world-changing, trust-building technology which, he says, represents nothing less than the second generation of the internet and holds the potential to transform money, business, government and society.
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