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Building an Inclusive, Transparent and Accountable Digital Economy | Blockchain and Government

In Blockchains and the G20: Building an Inclusive, Transparent and Accountable Digital Economy by Julie Maupin, the following key points are confirmed: Blockchain technologies can be used to build audible and transparent digital economies that are accountable to the world’s citizens. The G20 must implement this technology for the global good. …

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Federal Reserve’s Commentary on blockchain technologies | Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Arrangements

The U.S. Payment, Clearing and Settlement (PCS) systems process approximately 600 million transactions per day, valued at over $12.6 trillion according to “Distributed ledger technology in payments, clearing, and settlement” published by Finance and Economics Discussion Series Divisions of Research & Statistics and Monetary Affairs, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C. This …

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Blockchain Security | Public vs Private

A blockchain is a distributed ledger.  It is the technology that underlies bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  These distributed ledgers can track lots of different types of information.  A blockchain can be implemented as a public ledger visible to all or it can be implemented with restrictions. Harvard Business Review defines …

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Ether is at an all-time high

Coinbase is reporting that Ether has topped $42 per coin today. Wow! What a wild day! For more information see article on newsbtc.com – Ethereum Price Technical Analysis. Related articles Worth Reading: Ethereum, Falling Pando & Tech’s immortality obsession(om.co) Zcash + Ethereum = ♥: Why Two Blockchains Are Evolving Together(coindesk.com) …

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Blockchain Applications and Finance

In the Harvard Business Review post “How Blockchain Applications will move Beyond Finance” Christian Catalini makes the point the point that bitcoin is an excellent example of the effectiveness of blockchains and asks the question “Where might blockchains be applied next?”. Any type of digital asset can be tracked and …

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