Syndicated radio show The Scholars Circle is an international forum for explorations of science, politics and other issues. A recent broadcast hosted by author and University of Auckland professor Dr. Maria Armoudian tackled the questions surrounding the worldwide cryptocurrency industry. Will cryptocurrency profoundly alter the monetary system?
Clients will sometimes ask whether they can patent recording real estate deeds (or some other general business action) on the blockchain. My answer to this question in the context of today’s environment is a straightforward “no”. We are in the midst of a patenting frenzy around blockchain technologies and many of the basic ideas around implementing various legal,
Data is the new currency in the Digital Age. Consumers and businesses are targeted for their information. Be it hackers, data brokers, or advertisers, they all follow the money. Despite best efforts at good cyber hygiene, people are having to deal with the fact they have been monitored and analyzed in ways that weren’t possible two decades ago.
Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), a Brazilian higher education institution, is launching a Master’s degree focused on cryptocurrencies.
Based in São Paulo, FGV offers regular courses of Economics, Business Administration, Law, Social Sciences and Information technology management. Its original goal was to train people for the country’s public and private sector management.
The crypto world used to be a kind of “Wild West” where regulation was scarce, if not completely absent. Ultimately, combining this lack of institutional oversight with the cryptocurrency industry’s staggering level of growth in recent years led to some problems.
Let’s look at ICO’s as an example.
Blockchain supply chain startup Devery has teamed with the Tunisian Ministry of Education to implement a blockchain tracking system for the ministry’s school meals program.
Devery provides comprehensive product verification services. The company’s software abstracts the difficulties of blockchain development by providing tools and applications to clients.
Small and midsized (SMB) businesses love to think big, and there’s no better way to do that than with the right customer relationship management (CRM) technology. The operative words here, of course, are the right.
As the sheer volume of customer information captured through CRM continues to increase,
Blockchain solutions provider Ripple has donated $29 million in XRP to a crowdfunding organization dedicated to the American public school system. At the present exchange rate, the donation equals just over 50 million XRP.
Ripple said the donation fulfilled thousands of requests from public school teachers on DonorsChoose.org,
The goal of the partnership is to educate finance services professionals by providing courses across all areas of financial technology innovation.
Educhain, a blockchain startup in educational technology, has announced the first large-scale pilot of its blockchain platform in Dubai. The announcement came after Educhain announced it graduated from the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) in December 2017.
The initiative will enable students to request and receive secure digital records to an Academic Passport,