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Developments And Adoption Of Blockchain In The U.S. Federal Government

With the rise of Bitcoin, one of the underlying supportive technologies that makes it possible has gained more awareness -- blockchain. The technology of blockchain has many applications to secure transactions and activities outside of the financial sector, including in healthcare and other industri......

Illinois Eyes Blockchain for IDs and Public Asset Management

An Illinois government task force has outlined how it might apply blockchain technologies in the state's inter-government operations. According to a report filed on Jan. 31 by the Illinois Blockchain Task Force to the General Assembly, the state is eyeing the use of blockchain technologies to man......

Davos Elites Still Don't Get Blockchain

Every year at the World Economic Forum, a handful of timely, hot-button issues overshadow the myriad other topics consuming the chatter of the attending businessmen, government officials, development professionals, celebrities, journalists and multiple other breeds of wannabe "Davos men." This ye......

JP Morgan Blockchain Spin-Off Raises $2.25 Million

Smart contract startup Kadena has raised $2.25 million in a pre-A financing private-placement SAFT round for its new blockchain project. According to the startup, Metastable, Kilowatt Capital, Coinfund and Multicoin Capital all invested in Kadena through a private-placement SAFT round. The fun......

Davos: ECB's Benoît Cœuré Looks To G20 For Cryptocurrency Regulations

The French economist & European Central Bank board member, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, believes that the appropriate time to discuss cryptocurrency regulation is in March at the G20 summit. In Davos, a great deal of focus concerning world economics has been pointed at blockchain, and mo......