IBM, BNP Paribas in Centotrenta blockchain securitization platform

Today it was announced IBM’s enterprise blockchain is being used in a new platform for securitizing credit. Italian firm Centotrenta Servicing has built a credit securitization management platform, HyperMast STS. Centotrenta is an administration company that manages 200 Italian securitizations a year and is servicing portfolios totaling €15.6 billion ($16.9 billion). Its website shows much […]

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Decentraland Goes Live on Ethereum Blockchain

Decentraland has gone live on the Ethereum, opening its blockchain-based virtual world to the public for the first time after raising $24 million in its 2017 ICO. Users can now visit the blockchain-based virtual world or “metaverse,” reminiscent of online virtual world Second Life launched in 2003. It costs cryptocurrency to own land or claim an […]

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Blockchain in Telecom | 2020 Market Insights Covering Key Drivers, Major Threats and Lucrative Opportunities

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Blockchain in the Telecom Industry” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The telecom industry has been providing almost all the necessary infrastructure for the blockchain technology to operate. Blockchain itself is in a very nascent and untested stage, and there is no real-life example of its applications […]

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Bitfarms Reaffirms Commitment to Blockchain Research at ETS, one of Quebec’s Leading Engineering Schools

TORONTO & BROSSARD, Québec — Bitfarms Ltd. (“Bitfarms”, or the “Company”) (TSXV:BITF) is pleased to announce and reaffirm its support to the “High-Performance Blockchain Infrastructure for IoT Applications” project at the École de technologie supérieure, ÉTS Montréal, University of Québec (“ETS”). Bitfarms is committed to supporting ETS through monetary and in-kind contributions through to 2022. […]

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Reno’s blockchain industry continues growth

Story and Images by Ryan McGinnis The word blockchain, to many people, is a puzzling term that might have something to do with cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin. But the technology—which is not only associated with cryptocurrencies, but actually powers how they work—has the potential for a wide range of applications, stirring a new wave of economic […]

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