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GE Wants to Build Virtual Power Plants Using Blockchain

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GE is investigatingblockchainto potentially incorporate the technology into a virtual power plant (VPP) offering, likely delivered via the company’s Predix platform.  Steve Martin, GE Power’s chief digital officer, told GTM the move was in response to a general trend away from large central generating plants and toward distributed generation. GE has traditionally had limited exposure to this area. “With the move towards
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Brexit A Boon For Blockchain?

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Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Questions loom large over Brexit. As the U.K. gears up to leave the European Union (EU), for commerce, there remains the unknowns of how trade will be affected, as well as how capital, goods and services can be tracked. Late this month, a study from Nexus found that across 200 businesses surveyed, more than
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Pierre Fabre to launch blockchain patient engagement pilot

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Pierre Fabre Pharmaceuticals has joined a blockchain consortium that allows patients to share real-time digital health data to inform late-stage clinical research. The French pharma company will work with the Embleema Health Blockchain Consortium on a pilot project to see if the technology can help optimise its patient engagement efforts and more effectively deliver real-world evidence. Frédéric Duchesne, Pierre Fabre’s
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Blockchain’s potential will spur public and private investment

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The many big companies disrupted by blockchain have now made it a priority to harness this technology. As is typically the case when faced with disruption, large companies are seeking to defend their territory by adopting the very tool that threatens them. With blockchain there’s a lot at stake. The global market for blockchain-related products and services is about $700
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The blockchain space race: It’s all about connection

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Information Age spoke to Colin Cantrell, founder of Nexus, about the real applications and innovation surrounding the emerging blockchain world ‘Companies adapting to this are going to show that they’re forward-thinking and that they’re in the service of the people, which is going to secure their company’s position in the future.’ Founded by entrepreneur Colin Cantrell, Nexus draws inspiration from
China wants public input on proposals for blockchain regulation
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China wants public input on proposals for blockchain regulation

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Authorities in China have floated draft rules on blockchain projects for public consultation, in a process that is expected to run until November 2. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) launched its consultation phase this week, with new regulations it says are designed to protect companies, investors and the general public from blockchain projects. At the same time, the proposals
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Bank Of America Adds Private Key Storage Filing to Stockpile of Blockchain Patents

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  Bank of America (BoA) has gained a further cryptocurrency-related patent, a filing confirmed Oct. 30, continuing its efforts to “be prepared” for the industry’s future growth. The latest award, which adds to the bank’s mounting stack of cryptocurrency and blockchain patents, references storage methods for private keys. Specifically, the filing reads, current opportunities for ensuring private keys remain untampered
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Chinese Ecommerce Giant JD Launches Blockchain Research Lab

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While China is known for its rather unfriendly stance toward cryptocurrencies, the situation is significantly better when it comes to blockchain technology. Numerous companies, influential individuals, and even the country itself recognize that this is the technology of the future. As such, they are very supportive of it and eager to expand it further and compete with other nations that
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GE Wants to Build Virtual Power Plants Using Blockchain

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GE is investigatingblockchainto potentially incorporate the technology into a virtual power plant (VPP) offering, likely delivered via the company’s Predix platform.  Steve Martin, GE Power’s chief digital officer, told GTM the move was in response to a general trend away from large central generating plants and toward distributed generation. GE has traditionally had limited exposure to this area. “With the move towards
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Making Malta The Blockchain Island

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MBS CEO Eman PulisMalta Blockchain Summit All eyes are on Malta over the next few days as one of the most hotly anticipated events in the crypto and blockchain world kicks off later today. The event organizers told me that they are expecting over 5000 delegates with a raft of speakers that can claim to be the Who’s Who of this space. I