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Blockchain-based voting systems are not trusted by MIT cybersecurity experts

Although the legitimacy of the electoral process continues to be challenged by some parties in the United States. A group of researchers are arguing against using Internet-based and blockchain-based voting systems in the future. According to a Nov. 16 study by researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of […]

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Japanese firm Layer X Labs develops an e-voting protocol based on Blockchain

As part of a broader “smart city” initiative being pursued by Tsukuba City. Japanese firm Layer X has announced the development of an electronic voting system based on a blockchain protocol. The Tokyo-based company stated that the new system would satisfy the technical needs of the electronic voting system. Including the prevention of double voting, […]

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Nigeria hopes to generate $10B in revenue from blockchain by 2030

The director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency of Nigeria, or NITDA. Said the country could potentially expect blockchain technology to generate revenues of between $6 billion and $10 billion over the next ten years. Director-General Kashifu Inuwa spoke at a stakeholder meeting in the Nigerian capital of Abuja to review the Agency’s National […]

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Digital business plan of the Australian government includes $5 million for blockchain

This week, the Australian government unveiled its Digital Business Plan of $574 million, which includes seven-figure grants for distributed ledger technology initiatives. “The plan outlines $4.95 million in support for” two blockchain pilots aimed at reducing company compliance costs, “announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison ahead of next week’s Federal Government budget. Morrison said: “The […]

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South Korean Bank NH launches Blockchain-Powered Document Wallet

Over a dozen forms of digital certificates have been issued by South Korean financial services provider Nonghyup (NH Bank) using a blockchain-powered system and an e-wallet that can hold hundreds of types of blockchain-verified authentication forms. The bank’s e-wallet received official government approval earlier this month, according to the Electronic Times, and today launched an […]

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This Chinese SME Outranks PayPal in the World for Blockchain Patents

Chonqing Daily reported earlier this year that data provider IPRDaily produced a list of companies ranked in order of how many applications for blockchain-specific patents they had filed. Unsurprisingly, Chinese tech and business giants such as Alibaba, Tencent, and the Ping An Group led the list, all of whom in recent years have poured money […]

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US Space Force taps the Blockchain firm Xage Security for Data Protection

The United States Space Force, or USSF, recently created and the U.S. Air Force Research Lab has chosen Xage Security as a blockchain company to develop data security systems. Xage Security said in a statement that it had been awarded a contract to provide end-to-end data protection for the USSF. For the project, the business […]

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South Korea to fund Blockchain Platform for Apartment Dwellers

The South Korean government has pledged USD 1.27 million in funding for a contact-free. Blockchain-based service platform for residents of the country’s apartments. Which operators say will allow residents to participate in electronic voting, manage parking spaces, etc. The South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT has selected a domestic company named Ksign as the […]

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Renault Tests Its Blockchain Project To Ease Vehicle Compliance Certification

The luxury carmaker, Groupe Renault, has tested its blockchain project aimed at making vehicle component compliance certification easier. It was reported that the project, “Extended Compliance End-to-End Distributed” also known as “XCEED,” grew out of Renault’s partnership with other companies to develop a blockchain supply chain solution through data sharing, as it is built on […]

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To Encourage New Blockchain Companies the Swiss Blockchain Group Formed

A new group has been formed which seeks to promote research and support blockchain companies. With the participation of the University of Southern Switzerland, also known as the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI). And the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI). The Ticino Blockchain Technologies Association was started. Moreover, the aim […]