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Digital currencies, and especially those which have an embedded decentralized transfer mechanism based on the use of a distributed ledger.

GFT launches blockchain commodities app | Asset Servicing news | assetservicingtimes.com

By Stephanie Palmer | Asset Servicing Times Business consulting and software service provider GFT has launched a prototype app for commodities using blockchain technology. The new commodities consensus computing app demonstrated how to track physical commodities assets using a distributed ledger business model, in a bid to create more control …

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Why Bitcoin May Solve This Age-Old Economic Paradox

Travis Patron is the founder of Diginomics, a bitcoin news organization where professionals can enroll in the Bitcoin Economics Course. Here he explains why the stateless nature of bitcoin holds the potential to solve an age-old international monetary flaw. By Travis Patron | CoinDesk Although the United States Federal Reserve Note …

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How banks are trying squelch Bitcoin’s momentum

By Rupert Hackett | VentureBeat There is no question that Bitcoin is causing a lot of worry and hand-wringing in the banking sector — and in national governments uncertain of how to regulate it. It is, after all, a highly disruptive technology — one of very few alternatives the world …

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