Tag - blockchain

Blockchain in Spain used to block corruption !

From smarter registration and tracking of transferred crypto-asset transactions to using an AI application (that researchers from the University of Valladolid have been focusing on) which generates early warning systems and traces probability of corruption; Spain is tightening its grip on...

In Sweden, Blockchain is being used for land-registry work

The third phase of a significant blockchain pilot is now through in Sweden. After a live demonstration done last week, the goal of using private blockchains for carrying out property transactions is now more sure and deep. What the land-registry authority and a group of participating banks...

RBI Ban didn’t deter these crypto-exchanges #Jugaad #

Remember the April circular from The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) barring Indian banks from dealing with crypto-currency exchanges? Not much of a dead-end for players who prefer back-end tunnels like conversion to crypto-to-crypto trading platforms or hopping overseas (like Singapore or Estonia)...

Blockchain against Red Tape – matters in a post-Brexit UK

If information on consignments, entered on a blockchain, can be traced efficiently with a QR code and stays on the ledger forever; if the immutability of blockchain-entries means no one can make false declarations for lower tariffs; and if product inspections at borders can be made a tad easy and...

Crypto-world Laws- A tougher stance from South Asian regulators

Two different law-makers in the same continent have just given spins to their sticks and carrots concerning the crypto-currency affairs. In Thailand, a framework from the Security and Exchange Commission is ushering in laws covering ICOs (reversing a recent ban), approving crypto-currency trading...

South Korea’s Crypto-Exchange Hacked: New Hack, Old Lesson

Conrail has been hacked. The South Korean crypto-currency has reminded the world, yet again, of the loose ends in the so-called hack-proof technology that shapes blockchain and bitcoins. The cyber-intrusion has, reportedly, affected  30 percent of the coins traded on the exchange. Whether it is Mt...

Blockchain- against fake drugs, for DNA breakthroughs, in India

AI and super-computing could be old news for compute-intensive and data-heavy genome-sequencing projects, but blockchain isn’t – more so; as when it comes to citizen’s genetic data, one could always make room for a new technology that is safe, immutable and secure. Same goes for keeping track of...