EOS BP, Explained

A closer look at EOS Block Producers: What they are, their function and how to become one. How does the EOS governance model fit in with the blockchain ethos of decentralization? In the past, the EOS network has been forced to answer to allegations regarding this very question. In October 2018, when the EOS mainnet […]

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‘Blockchain Is Really Democratizing a Lot of Things,’ Interview With Marta Piekarska, Director of Hyperledger’s Ecosystem

Talking with the director of ecosystem at Hyperledger on blockchain adoption, community stereotypes and the power of education. This interview has been edited and condensed. Hyperledger, an open source project, was created in 2016 by the Linux Foundation in order to support the development of blockchain-based distributed ledgers. All the members of Hyperledger — including […]

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Catch Me If You Can: Fighting Fraud With Blockchain

How blockchain could be used to tackle internal fraud. Fraud impacts organizations of all types and sizes across a wide range of industries and geographies. Consequences can be direct, through financial losses, or indirect, through fines and reputational fallout. In 2018, firms worldwide lost more than $7 billion to internal fraud schemes, according to a […]

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UK Watchdog Allows Three Blockchain Firms to Join Regulatory Sandbox

Three blockchain-focused firms are among the latest 29 companies accepted into the U.K. financial watchdog’s regulatory sandbox. The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has allowed three blockchain-based businesses to join the latest cohort of its regulatory sandbox, the organization announced on April 29. Diro Labs is one of the blockchain-driven companies accepted by the FCA for performing […]

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Samsung Joins Corporate Giants Reportedly Eyeing Bespoke Crypto

South Korean electronics giant Samsung might become the next multinational conglomerate to issue its own cryptocurrency token. Samsung is another big-name company to consider issuing its own cryptocurrency. Similar stories have already emanated from the likes of Facebook and JPMorgan Chase, with analysts speculating on various use cases for these cryptocurrency tokens. While not yet […]

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