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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: June 9 – 15, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Blockchain/Bitcoin conferences planned across Europe  Moscow-based Smile-Expo is hosting a series of Blockchain & Bitcoin conferences across Europe this year, including a first-time event scheduled for Sept. 7 in Stockholm. During another conference held in May in Prague, attendees …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: June 2 – 8, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: MoneyConf draws 1,800-plus blockchain, fintech attendees  The MoneyConf fintech conference held in Madrid over three days this past week drew more than 1,800 attendees from 69 countries, as well as speakers including TransferWise co-founder and CEO Taavet Hinrikus, Blockchain …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 26 – June 1

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Singapore central bank publishes DLT report  The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) this past week published a report on its “Project Ubin,” aimed at developing a prototype for interbank payments using distributed ledger technology. First announced last November, the …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 19 – 25, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Kik chat provider launches Kin cryptocurrency  The provider of the chat app Kik on May 25 announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency called Kin that will “serve as a foundation for a decentralized ecosystem of digital services.” Kik …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 12 – 18, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: SAP launches Cloud Platform Blockchain service SAP on May 16 announced the launch of a new SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service designed to help its customers create new applications and extensions using distributed ledger technology. The company also plans …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 5 – 11, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: PokitDok to use Sawtooth blockchain to record healthcare transactions The healthcare software development platform PokitDok announced on May 10 that it would use Hyperledger Sawtooth, the open-source blockchain project from the Linux Foundation and Intel, to support its DokChain …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 28 – May 4, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: U.S. defense contractor to incorporate blockchain into processes Lockheed Martin announced in late April that Guardtime Federal will be a key partner to add cyber-security features to systems engineering processes, supply chain risk management and software development. In its …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 21-27, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Spotify acquires Mediachain Labs for tracking music rights Music-streaming firm Spotify revealed on April 26 that it had acquired Mediachain Labs, which has built the blockchain-based Mediachain for tracking creative rights ownership in the music industry. Spotify did not …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 14-20, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: EU to kick off blockchain observatory effort The European Commission on April 18 announced it plans to seek a service contract to set up an observatory and forum focused on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. With a two-year budget …

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 7-13, 2017

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: IBM & Hejia launch blockchain platform for pharmaceutical sector IBM and China’s Sichuan Hejia Co. Ltd. on Tuesday launched a blockchain-based platform to provide financial services to the pharmaceutical industry. The Yijian Blockchain Technology Application System, which uses Hyperledger …

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