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Blockchain tech seen as a tool to curb corruption

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“Blockchain could be used to promote transparency of information for anti-corruption and to increase the power of investigation,” said Torplus Yomnak, founder of Hands Social Enterprise. He was speaking at a seminar last week organised by Thailand Institute of Justice on “Blockchain technology for transparency and accountability”. Torplus, who is a researcher on corruption, suggested that modern technology
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Capgemini Report Suggests Blockchain is Real For Many Leading Supply Chain Managers

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By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · October 25, 2018 A new study conducted by Capgemini notes that despite the barriers facing blockchain, 87% of survey respondents said they are at least in the early stages of blockchain experimentation and the top drivers behind investments are cost saving (89%), enhanced traceability (81%) and increased transparency (79%). Walmart’s announcement of a food
HTC's "blockchain phone," the Exodus 1. The phone can only be bought with cryptocurrency.
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HTC launches blockchain phone Exodus 1, to be sold in cryptocurrency

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It has also recently cut a significant chunk of its global workforce, with its total headcount decreasing to 5,822 from the 7,322 employees it had in March. HTC’s Chen told CNBC the focus on blockchain was part of the firm’s shifting strategy regarding smartphones, which he said will prioritize software and intellectual property. “We believe blockchain is the new paradigm
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Explaining Bitcoin and Blockchain

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Bitcoin and Blockchain – I’m sure most people have heard of both over the last few years, but many are still not quite sure what these are.  A little reminiscent of the ‘Internet’, ‘The Cloud’ or even more recently the ‘Internet of Things’, people hear new terms like these and even use them in everyday conversations, but in the background