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Biometric identification of airline passengers using the blockchain technology

Biometric identification of airline passengers using the blockchain technology

Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands promotes the personal-identification system based on blockchain technology. This system combines key factors such as biometric and biographic data interface, information about the history of the traveler, and provides verification of the identity of the traveler with a high level of security. During the world economic forum in… More

NIST has released a special report on the blockchain for beginners

NIST has released a special report on the blockchain for beginners

The national Institute of standards and technology Agency under the Ministry of Commerce of the United States – published a review of the blockchain technology, the purpose of which is to present the essential characteristics of technology, its limitations and common misconceptions about it. The document is designed primarily for organizations that are considering to… More

Ready the first part of the road map Ethereum Protocol Sharding

Ready the first part of the road map Ethereum Protocol Sharding

New technologies that will allow Ethereum to scale effectively becoming more real. Acne Buterin, at the next meeting of the developers, commented on it: It seems that the first part of the first phase is almost ready. The technology, known as Sharding (shards) – this is an attempt to divide the data of blockchain ethereum… More

Comments of John Kerry and Jamie Daimon about the events in Davos: “Apathetic view on cryptocurrencies”

Comments of John Kerry and Jamie Daimon about the events in Davos: “Apathetic view on cryptocurrencies”

Former U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry believes that cryptocurrencies are discussed at the world economic forum (WEF), “because they have value.” In an exclusive to Cointelegraph review publication that covers current event in Davos, Kerry showed no surprise about what Bitcoin and the Blockchain became the most discussed topic in the global financial circles…. More

The UK government is investing $ 26 million in projects on the basis of technologies of distributed registries

The UK government is investing $ 26 million in projects on the basis of technologies of distributed registries

Special authority to the British government on the development of technologies – Innovate UK boosts support companies that work with blockchain technology. Innovate UK, not belonging to any of the departments, said that invests in projects that develop products or services with the use of new technologies including the blockchain, 19 million pounds (26.6 million… More

UN creates blockchain coalition for climate change

UN creates blockchain coalition for climate change

The United Nations is intensifying efforts to use blockchain technology for work in the field of climate change. In a post on the blog of 22 January, the UN announced that it is participating in the creation of a new group called Climate Chain Coalition, which aims to explore options of using the technology of… More