Making Factom’s Blockchain More Accessible to Store Data

Using blockchain technology to store and secure data is definitely a viable business model. Although a lot of projects are trying to explore this option, it seems Factom might be inching ahead of the competition as of right now. Rewardchain is introducing FactomAuthorize, which is currently still in beta. An interesting project which can offer…

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New Change FX Launches Surveillance Solution

New Change FX, a benchmark data provider to the institutional FX industry, announced this Monday that it is launching a surveillance and detection service. The new service is the result of a partnership made by the data provider with Raidne – a firm specialising in quantitative surveillance. The need for this new service stems from…

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Enjin Smart Wallet Updated to Support ERC-1155 and ERC-721 Data, Improves Game Asset Management

Although the gaming industry has been ever-evolving and advancing in recent years, players still face significant challenges when it comes to seeing, storing, receiving, sending, and protecting their in-game assets. Enjin Smart Wallet Collectible Update For those who aren’t already familiar, the Enjin Smart Wallet represents the world’s most advanced and secure cryptocurrency wallet thanks…

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MEGA File-Sharing Service’s Chrome Extension Hacked, Cryptocurrency Accounts Compromised

A hacker uploaded a malicious version of the extension onto the Chrome Web Store. MEGA, a New Zealand-based cloud storage and file hosting service, recently issued a security warning regarding a “trojaned” version of its extension that an unknown attacker uploaded to the Chrome Web Store. The malicious update, version 3.39.4, asked for permission to…

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Interview: AXEL Allows Users to Take Control of Their Data – Jeremy Forsberg, CMO & VP

In our latest interview, Jeremy Forsberg, the CMO & VP at AXEL explains what they have set out to achieve and how their project is going to empower people. Q: What is AXEL? Can you tell us more about it? A: AXEL is a distributed ecosystem that allows you to connect your devices for access to…

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23andMe Disabling App Developer Access To DNA Data, Including For Dapps

23andMe’s developer partners recently received an email notifying them that they would no longer have access to customers’ raw genomic data. Timicoin, a blockchain-based healthcare data platform, spoke out about the change. Last Thursday, personal genomics and biotechnology company 23andMe notified outside app developers via email that it would disable their access to its application…

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Protecting Health Data Against Genetic Research Companies

If you’re not familiar with 23andMe, it’s a personal genome service with a mission to revolutionize health, wellness, and research, while also helping people to understand and benefit from the human genome. In the past, you may have paid for a service like this and given some DNA to learn about your own ancestry, genetic makeup, and disposition for specific…

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Excel Tells You the Future Value of Your Investment

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Bitmain to Open New Blockchain Data Center in Texas

Mining hardware giant Bitman has announced that its newest blockchain data center will be located in Rockdale, Texas, in Milam County. According to a press release released today, developed of the new facility will begin in early 2019, and the company expects the center to be fully operational in about two years, bringing over 400 new jobs…

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Career Opportunities and Challenges in Blockchain and Data Science ⋆ ZyCrypto

Written by Abhinav Rai, Data Analyst at UpGrad Ever since the advent of Bitcoin, the world became aware of a groundbreaking technology – Blockchain. Blockchain can be defined as “an incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions” designed to track and record almost everything – from financial transactions (bitcoin) to anything else that holds value. Still too…

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Wells Fargo files a ‘Data element tokenization management’ patent

Wells Fargo and Company, an American multinational financial company has filed the ‘Data element tokenization management’ patent. The inventors of the patent are Phillip H. and Jeffery J and the patent was filed on the United States Patent and Trademark Office on 17th July 2018. Patent filed by Wells Fargo || Source: United States Patent…

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Rogue News – Freedom Fest – Bitcoin Debate  – Revolutionary New Currency or Tulipmania?

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Atlas Protocol: A new roadway for storage and data processing, privacy prioritized

What is GDPR? The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a European Union regulation on consumer data and privacy protection. After four years of preparation and debate, the law was finally approved by the European Union Parliament on April 14th, 2016 and went into effect in the EU’s 28 member states on May 25th, 2018….

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Study Finds Cryptocurrency Rebalance Portfolios Outperform 'Hodling'

Shrimpy cryptocurrency portfolio management is a platform that helps investors curate a portfolio with automated investment strategies. With the company’s portfolio experience, the Shrimpy team published a study that gives an informative technical analysis comparing two types of cryptocurrency investment methods: rebalance against holding (hodl). Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space  …

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Why We Need Blockchain to Re-Design the Data Economy and Put Users First

There’s a lot of emphasis on data these days, and that’s with good reason. We’re living in an unprecedented age, where data is more widespread and useful than ever before. And we’re producing it on a massive scale all the time. The amount of data we produce is expected to double every two years for…

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#Be Major Benefits – Disrupting the Data Economy ⋆ ZyCrypto

Can you imagine which value would have an Airbnb cryptocurrency if this company had issued a token few years ago? Talking about the future which we try to create, it’s necessary to underscore the value of #be, a blockchain-based marketplace for monetization of digital activities and personal data the same way Airbnb stands is for…

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How Blockchain is Making Big Data More Useful

Data is everywhere in today’s world. Thanks to our constant connectivity, pretty much everything we do generates data in some way, from making a phone call to taking a hike. A lot of this is down to the growth of technologies like the Internet of Things and our increasing reliance on smartphones and similar personal…

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Xenchain – Giving data back to the people, blockchain-style!

In today’s world, data ownership concerns become more and more relevant. The call for data security grows louder, as centralized data silos fall prey to hackers. Many quote decentralization as the solution to data security concerns, as technologies such as distributed data nodes allow for maximized security. They also provide opportunities for threat isolation and…

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What is Invacio and Where Does it Fit Into the Real World of Technology and Data?

Invacio is, at heart, an artificial intelligence company with additional technologies (namely Zero-knowledge protocol and Blockchain) connected in a variety of ways. The primary and central pillar of our organisation is their multifaceted AI system (Jean), Jean pulls in data and information from across the globe in a myriad of forms (satellite data, financial exchange…

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It's Europe versus US big tech in the fight for truth in data

I met a Washington insider this week. During the banter, I mentioned how much better the European authorities are at beating up the US tech giants than the Americans. This is illustrated well by the recent New York Times feature on Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s competition commissioner. “Ms. Vestager, 50 and a native of Denmark, is perhaps the world’s…

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