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  • Feb 17, 2019

The blockchain is a decentralized system with a distributed open ledger that is publicly accessible, and its copy is stored on millions of computer systems. Blockchain became popular with the inception of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. However, it is important to note that blockchain's utility is not limited to cryptocurrency. Discover such systems in this news section.

Apple’s Recent SEC Filing Expresses the Tech Giant’s Interest in Blockchain

In a recent filing with the SEC, Apple noted their involvement in creating blockchain guidelines for the Responsible Minerals Initiative.

Japanese ‘Megabanks’ Shut Down P2P Blockchain Money Remittance Pilot Program

A 3-member consortium of Japanese banks has decided not to proceed with the development of a blockchain-powered P2P money transfer services project.

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple's Blockchain Now Accessible Using Google's BigQuery Analytics

Blockchain technology expanded all over the world, the same as virtual currencies during the last several years. Google has developed several tools for individuals and analysts to be able to understand how these networks behave.

Decentralized Applications (dApps) Made $6.7 Billion in 2018

Decentralized Applications (dApps) Made $6.7 Billion in 2018. To put things into perspective, Apple's app store made $4.2 Billion during its first year.

Factom Blockchain Data Accepted As Court Evidence in Douyin (TikTok) vs Baidu Copyright Case in China

The Beijing Internet Court has accepted data stored over Factom blockchain as valid evidence in a case between Douyin and Baidu's Huopai.

Pakistan Joins the Blockchain-Banking Bandwagon with Telenor Microfinance Bank 

Telenor Microfinance Bank, in partnership with Valyou of Malaysia, introduced a blockchain-based system for the cross-border transfer of remittances to Pakistan

Ethereum Studio ConsenSys partners with AMD to produce blockchain-based cloud computing infrastructure

Ethereum development studio ConsenSys, semiconductor chip producer AMD and Abu-Dhabi based investment management company Halo Holdings are jointly working on blockchain based cloud computing infrastructure

Study: Japan Leads Asia in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Acceptance

The latest study on Blockchain Implementation in Asia revealed that Japan leads Asia in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Acceptance

Bank of America’s New Blockchain Patent Talks about ATM-as-a-Service 

The latest patent filed by Bank of America talks about integrating blockchain technology in their cash handling services - integrating blockchain in ATMs.

Wyoming's Teton County To Store Land Records on Blockchain

Teton County in Wyoming is working with Medici Land Governance, a subsidiary of Overstock.com, to get its land records over a blockchain platform.