Blockchain News

Open Access Government’s Blockchain category delves into the complexities of the blockchain world, read experts on this technology, applications, and more.

Explanations and updates on trade and the global innovation of crypto-currency. The development of online currency and its uses around the world in places such as Haiti is a popular topic covered. We have articles on how the currency helps farmers due to the payment process being more transparent. Newest updates on the developments on Bitcoin are also available.

Pieces on such things as Artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are available both in this category but also within the technology category.

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Blockchain interoperability: Sharing data across the care continuum

Paul De Raeve, Secretary General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) sheds lights on how blockchain interoperability is enabling sharing data across the care continuum.
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Closing the skills gap in blockchain businesses

Despite blockchain experiencing incredible growth over the last decade, gender diversity and the technical skills gap remain a growing burden.
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Blockchain: the future of food traceability?

Shan Zhan, global business manager at ABB’s food and beverage business, looks at how blockchain can be used to enhance food traceability.
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Blockchain, internet of things and artificial intelligence to change work and processes

Keith Bedell-Pearce highlights how blockchain, artificial intelligence and internet of things will bring about major changes in the way work and processes are carried out.
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What is Bitcoin Cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin this, Blockchain that. All we ever hear about lately is cryptocurrencies and how they are going to transform the world. But what exactly is cryptocurrency and how does it work?
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Blockchain vs Artificial Intelligence: how are they shaping the future?

Open Access Government has assessed the ways in which blockchain technology and artificial intelligence can be used to dramatically impact our lives.
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Distributed technologies to bootstrap the sharing economy

Professor Samer Hassan, explores how blockchain has the potential to help sharing economy projects to overcome several challenges they face at infrastructure, governance and economic levels
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Bridging the gap between traditional banking and crypto

The Founder and CEO of HEdpAY reveals his ultimate vision to be the leading company in FinTech by bridging the gap between the traditional financial services and the crypto ecosystem in today’s global market
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Blockchain technology: Building the European Union’s global leadership

Eva Kaili, MEP, Rapporteur of the European Parliament's Blockchain Resolution explains the importance of building the European Union’s global leadership.
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Swiss government is putting special focus on blockchain

250 participants attended Infrachain 18, in Switzerland, the first blockchain conference focused on the public sector and infrastructure
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Fintech fastest growing research topic on early stage research platform

New analysis from SSRN, Elsevier’s world-leading preprint server and early stage research platform, reveals fintech is the fastest growing area of research.
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Gibraltar finance representative to speak at European Parliament on blockchain and governance

Gibraltar Finance has announced that Paul Astengo, Senior Finance Centre Executive, will be in attendance at the European Parliament on Tuesday, 4th December, as part of a panel discussion organised by Blockchain4Europe
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How will blockchain technology affect higher education in the future?

Tempson True, COO and PM at ICOHolder.com discusses the impact blockchain technology has on the future of higher education.
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Meet the top 25 cryptocurrency coins

BitcoinPlay break down more than 2000 cryptocurrencies to present the Top 25 coins of 2018 Until recently, it was not conceivable that there would be...
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Ethereum cryptocurrency predicted to experience global breakout

Ethereum, currently the second largest cryptocurrency after Bitcoin, will experience a “monumental, defining global breakout” when smart contracts can accept outside data
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Birmingham art-tech agency celebrates Bitcoin’s 10th birthday

Thomas Crown Art, the Birmingham based art-tech agency is set to merge cryptocurrencies and pieces of art to celebrated Bitcoin's 10th anniversary.
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How blockchain and smart contracts are impacting business functions

Jacqueline Watts, Senior Associate Solicitor at A City Law Firm, explains how blockchain and smart contracts are new technologies which have impacted the many business functions of different companies across various industries
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Is it safe to buy and sell real estate on the blockchain?

Emmanuel Darko, distributed ledger technology expert discusses the capabilities of purchasing real estate through the blockchain.
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Blockchain: How a treasury system will foster better collaborative intelligence for cryptocurrencies

Bingsheng Zhang from Lancaster University reveals how a treasury system will enable a better collaborative intelligence for cryptocurrencies
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A blockchain-based governance model for public services in smart cities

Stefan Junestrand, CEO of Grupo Tecma Red and a member of the European Blockchain Observatory shares his thoughts on what a blockchain-based governance model for public services in smart cities looks like

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