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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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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Blockchain in manufacturing: The perfect match

The expertise of a thought leader on blockchain in the enterprise, Sadiq Quasim, Director from Loyakk Ltd is profiled here, as well as the important role of blockchain in manufacturing today
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Another successful year for Blockchain Live at the Olympia

Following its inception last year, the Blockchain Live event returned to the Olympia in London yesterday (Wednesday 26th October), to host another stellar line up of Blockchain founders and innovators.
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Distributed business networks can enhance public-private collaboration

Markus Hautala, Head of Blockchain solutions at Tieto argues that blockchain technology allows us to create more democratically governed distributed platforms and avoid vendor lock-in
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Advancing the video game industry with blockchain technology

B2Expand, headed up by CEO Manon Burgel, is making an important contribution to advancing the video game industry with blockchain technology, as this profile details
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Tech expert comments on turbulent nature of cryptocurrency sector

Bitcoin will lose 50 per cent of its cryptocurrency market share to Ethereum within five years, states an influential tech expert and business analyst.
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The role of blockchain in the world of investments

Olga Feldmeier, CEO of Smart Valor and described as the ‘Bitcoin Queen of Crypto Valley’ speaks to us about the role of blockchain in investments

Blockchain: Potential to help the music industry

We spoke to singer, songwriter, record producer and audio engineer, Imogen Heap about the potential blockchain has to help musicians and the wider industry
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Gibraltar: The development of blockchain

Philip Young, Director of Marketing and Business Development at Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group explains his thoughts on the development of blockchain in Gibraltar
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Blockchain: Benefits for the supply chain

Chris Burruss, the President of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), explains how blockchain can benefit the supply chain
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Art forgery can be stamped out using blockchain

Art forgery is set to be a thing of the past with the clever use of blockchain technology, the underlying infrastructure on which cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum are based 
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Cyprus launches new Innovation Hub using distributed ledger technology

The Innovation Hub, announced last month, is part of Cyprus' strategy to become one of Europe's leaders in disruptive technology and will focus on FinTech and RegTech developments
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Almost 50% of Brits admit blockchain fear and don’t trust organisations that use it

New research from the IP EXPO Europe event suggests that over a third of Brits would not trust an organisation that uses blockchain to keep their information secure, as they don't know enough about what it does.
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Microsoft to use TEEs within its blockchain services

Recent patent applications from Microsoft reveal that the company is looking at the use of trusted execution environments (TEEs) within its blockchain services.
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New blockchain-enabled drone to revolutionise cargo industry

Russian aviation engineers have built a new type of drone which is capable of delivering large amounts of cargo, fighting fires and spraying insecticides and fertilizers.
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Blockchain from a compliance perspective

Michelle McGuire, Head of Risk and Compliance at GECKO Governance shares her views on blockchain from a compliance perspective.
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Blockchain supports nurses in the continuity of health and social care

Secretary General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN), Paul De Raeve explains how blockchain technology supports nurses in Europe where the continuity...
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Blockchain: Success in government procurement requires more than just investment

Paul Parker from SolarWinds argues that where blockchain is concerned, success in government procurement requires more than just investment.
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How blockchain is set to transform the transport industry

Blockchain has been said to have the power to change the financial world, offering efficiency, transparency and security, however, it also has its many other uses to industries outside of finance, for example, the transport industry
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Visa’s former MD joins payments and ID Blockchain platform Nuggets 

Kevin Jenkins, the former Managing Director of Visa has joined the board of blockchain payments and identity brand Nuggets. In a major coup for the fast-growing British company, Jenkins has signed on as a Non-Executive Director

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