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Five High-Profile Blockchain Legal Battles You Should Know
1000 648 David Hoppe

From intense personal disputes to regulators looking to take down unregistered securities, there’s no lack of legal battles in the blockchain industry. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are still in their infancy, and as such, the legality of their mechanisms and uses is still being worked out on…

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Blockchain News: New Blockchain Consortium Tackles Air Transport Industry Maintenance
1000 648 David Hoppe

The multinational IT company SITA issued a press release on February 4, 2020, announcing the formation of a new alliance in the air transport industry maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) chain. The partners will use distributed ledger technology to resolve current issues across this complex logistics value chain, increase digitalization within the space, and offer a more robust, reliable, and accurate method for data-sharing among members.

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Let’s Be Clear: China Backs Blockchain, not Bitcoin
1000 648 David Hoppe

The Chinese government has historically been quick to suppress any innovation deemed as troublesome or counter to the stability and administration of the ruling regime. This of course included blockchain technology, which follows and maintains a philosophy of decentralized control, but last week China announced itself to be a blockchain supporter. While…

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Japan: An Unlikely Champion of Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
1000 648 David Hoppe

Japan has long been a technology leader, and companies like Honda, Sony, and Nintendo (to name a few) have brought hugely influential technologies to the world, with the active support of the Japanese government.  It is therefore perhaps not surprising that blockchain technology has developed significant support in the country, with even…

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How Blockchain Will Change the Music Industry
1000 648 David Hoppe

When Napster released in 1999, the industry was shaken by the new, disruptive technology. Over time, the industry adapted to the new industry dynamics, and the music business today is arguably better for it. The paradigm can be applied to streaming music services like Pandora and Spotify, which form the latest wave…

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Blockchain: What Have You Done for Me Lately?
1000 648 David Hoppe

Possibilities and potential can get one a long way in the business world, but at some point, that must give way to real-world results. This balance between excitement over potential and real-world accomplishment may have never been more delicate than in the blockchain industry.

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5 Important Names in Blockchain that You May Not Know
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There are many important players in the Bitcoin industry who go largely unnoticed for reasons that range from deliberately maintaining a low profile to simply not getting the recognition and credit that they deserve.

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Blockchain vs. Directed Acyclic Graph
1000 648 David Hoppe

Blockchain architecture is the undisputed leader of distributed ledgers. Major-name corporations have begun to utilize blockchain distributed ledgers to implement innovative and effective enterprise solutions across a variety of industries, including supply chain logistics, electronic health records, and the entertainment industry, to name just three.

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Blockchain Use Cases: Supply Chain Logistics
1000 648 David Hoppe

This article in our series on blockchain use cases examines how blockchain technology is used in supply chain logistics. Our previous articles covered blockchain application in the media and entertainment industry and electronic health records.