Sibcoin Brings Decentralized Remittance Service to People

Sibcoin Brings Decentralized Remittance Service to People   The Sibcoin team has announced the launch of Perevod.io, a decentralized service for international money remittances. The service allows two parties to send each other fiat money through Sibcoin-supporting exchanges and requires no specific experience with cryptocurrencies, which fulfills the project’s promise of bringing cryptocurrencies closer to people. Perevod.io is…

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China’s City District is Using Blockchain to Streamline Government Services

China’s City District is Using Blockchain to Streamline Government Services   A city district in southern China is using blockchain to streamline government services for its one million residents. Chan Cheng District, within Foshan City in Canton province, announced during an event on 23rd June the launch of a platform called Intelligent Multifunctional Identity (IMI) that lets registered local residents avoid…

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LA Artist Creates Program Generating Graphical Representation of Bitcoin Blocks

LA Artist Creates Program Generating Graphical Representation of Bitcoin Blocks   A Los Angeles-based artist has created a program generating physical representations of Bitcoin blocks as banknotes. In perhaps the most intriguing attempt to produce a “physical Bitcoin,” Matthias Dörfelt used hashes for 64 random blocks and turned them into physical representations of themselves. “From…

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Cryptocurrency: How We Hook the Masses

Cryptocurrency: How We Hook the Masses Rich Svinkin is the CEO of Jaywalk.me, a startup that motivates increased physical activity with brick-and-mortar retail rewards. In this opinion piece, Svinkin argues that using cryptocurrencies for rewards schemes can demonstrate the value of the technology and ultimately help bring mass adoption. Before the hype and before the price…

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Ukrainian Government to Start Blockchain Land Registry Trial in October

Ukrainian Government to Start Blockchain Land Registry Trial in October The government of Ukraine has revealed plans to trial a land registry system underpinned by blockchain. In a government meeting on Wednesday, Maksym Martyniuk, First Deputy Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food, unveiled the pilot project, planned to start in October. According to local media reports, the scheme will introduce blockchain to the…

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