Tag: Blockchain

Singapore invests SGD 12 million to expand blockchain technology research

Singapore has invested SGD12 million in the first national effort to expand blockchain technology research and strengthen the country’s blockchain ecosystem.

Singapore Blockchain Innovation Programme (SBIP) was launched on December 7 by Enterprise Singapore (ESG),  Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF), and supported by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

Funded by NRF, this national effort aims to align blockchain technology research with the needs of the industry, facilitating the development, commercialisation and adoption of wider real-world applications. 

SBIP will look at growing the blockchain tech talent pool to enable ICT companies to further tap on blockchain technologies. Photo courtesy: Unsplash

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SBIP will look at growing the blockchain tech talent pool to enable ICT companies to

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First presidential vote cast using blockchain technology

EXCLUSIVE — With the 2020 presidential election less than a few weeks away — encumbered yet again by questions and concerns surrounding ballot security and fraud — revolutionary blockchain voting technology is being piloted in small pockets of the country.

And Tuesday marked the first time a vote has ever been cast for a U.S. president in the general election using such an app on a personal mobile phone, Fox News has learned exclusively.

 “This is a historic day not only for ballot integrity and election systems but for liberty and the republic itself,” Josh Daniels, a Utah resident, told

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Learn about Breakthroughs in Blockchain Technology on an Upcoming Episode of the Advancements Television Series

Discover how the invention of blockchain has created an entirely new business ecosystem.

JUPITER, Fla. (PRWEB) October 16, 2020

An upcoming segment of Advancements with Ted Danson will explore developments in blockchain technology and how new data challenges affect traditional business operations. This is scheduled to broadcast Q1/2021. Check local listings for more information.

With a look at Lukka, Inc. (Lukka), Advancements will explore how the company’s top performing professionals, with expertise in solving the hardest data problems, are helping businesses to bridge the gap between the complexities of blockchain data and traditional business needs. Spectators will also see how

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How Blockchain Technology Can Help Fight Climate Change

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The world has failed to halt global warming. Four years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, most experts predict global warming will exceed the agreed thresholds, with disastrous consequences. As much as the world faces a climate crisis, it also faces a climate governance crisis: we know what must be done to halt climate change but we do not know yet how to get there.

New mechanisms are evidently needed. Blockchain is one technology that has the potential to boost global cooperation for climate action, as I explore in new research.

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This Company Is Tracking Weed From ‘Sprout To Packaging’ With Blockchain Technology

Uruguay Can, a cannabis company operating in the South American country of Uruguay, this week released a new platform built on æternity, a decentralized and scalable blockchain.

The new platform allows for complete traceability in the cultivation of medical cannabis, from what the company calls “sprout to packaging.”

This technological solution seeks to raise security standards, generating assurances regarding the quality of the final product, both for the local market and for exports.

According to a Uruguay Can representative, the platform will be operational this month. The company plans to deploy it during the southern hemisphere’s planting season, which extends

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