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In India, IT giants -- from homegrown Infosys to the US-based IBM -- are all increasingly adopting blockchain technology for large-scale financial and non-financial transactions for their customers. However, it is also a fact that there is a scarcity of skilled blockchain developers in India. In a recent...
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International financial institution, World bank, issues bonds to back development in developing countries with emerging economy. These bonds are amount close to $50 billion-$60 billion annually. Now, starting this year the World Bank is taking a bold step by creating first bond globally to be created, allocated, transferred and...

It all started in May-June this year when telecom regulator TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) moved a proposal to utilize blockchain technology for curbing irritating telemarketing spam call. Thereafter, in last month TRAI notified the new guidelines for curbing spam calls and messages including the use of...

The inventor of the World Wide Web aka 'the Internet' and one of Time Magazine's '100 Most Important People of the 20th Century', Sir Tim Berners-Lee, is quite upset and concerned about the where his creation is taking the world as we know it today. Tim Berners-Lee created the...

Bitcoin might be temporarily losing its sheen but the technology that catapulted the cryptocurrency into the limelight is continuing to generate huge interest. Known as the blockchain, this technology is the backbone to which Bitcoin owes its success and popularity completely. It is estimated that the global market...

Tech giant Oracle has formally launched its much-anticipated blockchain service "Blockchain Cloud Service" generally available globally including in India. The service for enterprises, will help businesses build Blockchain networks to drive efficient transactions. The Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service offers its clients a safe environment to build and...

NITI Aayog and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) on June 29, 2018, signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to use blockchain technology in fertilizer subsidy disbursal and management. As per the SoI, the two bodies will work towards implementing a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) application by using the blockchain...

Last year, blockchain Startups across the globe have raised around $1.3 billion through venture capital (VC) funds alone, not counting other funding sources such as individual investors and institutions, or through initial coin offerings (ICOs). And when it comes to India, blockchain startups in the country have raised mere...

Global credit card giant Mastercard is now finally started exploring usage of Blockchain technology in securely verifying payment cards at the point-of-sale (PoS), in order to curb skimming of credit cards. For uninitiated, Skimming is a method used by identity thieves or hackers to capture information from a credit...

India's telecom regulator TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) intends to utilize blockchain technology to curb irritating telemarketing spam call people in India are getting since cellphone become a new normal in the country, in early 2000. TRAI has issued new draft norms to curb pesky calls and SMSs by...

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