How blockchain technology can set us free from this Brexit time warp

  • In particular, negotiators need a crash course in blockchain, the distributed ledger technology that enables multiple parties to share and update records of transactions with no need for a single central authority.
  • In fact, blockchain has many potential applications post-Brexit – not least as a single central register for tracking all movements across the invisible border Mr Davis envisages.
  • Many in the City are terrified that Brexit means an end to the passporting system that enables UK-based banks, insurers and investment managers to trade across the EU, says Mr Overli – – – – – – – – Elsewhere, take customs controls, where the UK is adamant that trade…
  • Many in the City are terrified that Brexit means an end to the passporting system that enables UK-based banks, insurers and investment managers to trade across the EU.
  • A bespoke solution for the UK’s relationship with the EU should not be one that puts us back to 1973 – if we’re smart, new technologies can ease some of the Brexit pain.

Stuck in a 1973 time warp? The failure of policymakers to engage with the potential of technology during the Brexit debate is one of the most persistently disappointing aspects of the negotiations.
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The Power of The Blockchain To Trade Food and Raw Materials

The Power of The #Blockchain To Trade Food and Raw Materials

  • What do you get when you get the decentralized and open platform power of the Blockchain with the power of buying and selling commodities contracts and options on real world food and raw materials?
  • You get ChainTrade – – ChainTrade will move the exchanges of futures and options on food and raw materials (commodity derivatives) to a decentralized blockchain, allowing anyone to participate – small and big players.
  • Let’s look at to the success of BitCoin to understand how the power of the Blockchain is destined to be a powerful force multiplier for commodity futures and options buyers and sellers… In the case of Bitcoin, the blockchain is a massive, transparent public ledger, which verifies and keeps track…
  • For all the reasons that has made BitCoin have explosive almost unstoppable growth is the same reason why it will make more people able to enter the commodities contracts futures / option market to buy and sell.
  • The blockchain makes it possible to make trades quicker, with half the normal brokerage house fees with no minimum reserves to buy or sell contracts… – – Anyone will be able to create Smart Contracts, e.g. a contract for delivery of 100,000 bushels of soybeans in August 2018.

What do you get when you get the decentralized and open platform power of the Blockchain with the power of buying and selling commodities contracts and o…
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Estonia wants to launch its own government-backed cryptocurrency called ‘estcoin’

  • The cryptocurrency, called “estcoin,” could be launched via the digital coin community’s version of crowdfunding – an initial coin offering (ICO).
  • The small eastern European country is no stranger to digital innovation.
  • It was the first country to offer citizens of the world “e-residency,” a digital ID for non-Estonians that offers access to services like banking, payment processing and taxation.
  • Kaspar Korjus, managing director at e-Residency, Enterprise Estonia, said that the initiative was about creating a “borderless digital nation”.
  • “A government-supported ICO would give more people a bigger stake in the future of our country and provide not just investment, but also more expertise and ideas to help us grow exponentially,” Korjus said in a blog post on Monday.

Estonia wants to issue its own virtual currency with the help of Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin.
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Revealed: The Real Secret of Green Power Powered by Blockchain

  • Without higher investment into renewable energy, the fight against climate change will not be successful.
  • 2008, when prices in the global oil market have reached record levels, developed countries have started to increase their use of alternative energy sources and develop renewable energy programs.
  • With new technologies and decreasing prices for renewable energy production, the shift from dirty to clean energy became foreseeable.
  • One of the ways used to increase renewable energy production and its use in the world is to create the necessary clean energy supply according to the market price, but to reach this, somebody has to finance the renewable energy production.
  • Sharing economic principles in the energy market could solve the problems faced by the producers of renewable energy projects and generate good returns for everyone.


We’ve had bigger storms than this
” – said U.S. President Donald Trump to reporters when asked if Hurricane Irma had changed his views on…
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SAP’s chief strategy officer thinks blockchain is not a zero-sum game

SAP's chief strategy officer thinks #blockchain is not a zero-sum game

  • Blockchain is not a zero-sum game and its implementation across various sectors is going to be an overall positive for businesses, German software company SAP’s chief strategy officer said Wednesday.
  • Deepak Krishnamurthy spoke to CNBC on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual June meeting in Dalian, where he said blockchain will complement SAP’s supply chain business.
  • We have the largest supply chain product in the enterprise software industry, so having blockchain supply chains connect with SAP supply chains is going to be value-creating for our customers,” he said.
  • Krishnamurthy said the technology’s adoption is going to benefit companies such as SAP by automating a lot of paper-based transactions.
  • Blockchain is not the only technology that SAP is focusing on.

Deepak Krishnamurthy told CNBC that blockchain will complement SAP’s supply chain business.
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SAP’s chief strategy officer thinks blockchain is not a zero-sum game

Show me the money! SAP's chief strategy officer thinks blockchain is not a zero-sum game

  • Blockchain is not a zero-sum game and its implementation across various sectors is going to be an overall positive for businesses, German software company SAP’s chief strategy officer said Wednesday.
  • Deepak Krishnamurthy spoke to CNBC on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual June meeting in Dalian, where he said blockchain will complement SAP’s supply chain business.
  • We have the largest supply chain product in the enterprise software industry, so having blockchain supply chains connect with SAP supply chains is going to be value-creating for our customers,” he said.
  • Krishnamurthy said the technology’s adoption is going to benefit companies such as SAP by automating a lot of paper-based transactions.
  • Blockchain is not the only technology that SAP is focusing on.

Deepak Krishnamurthy told CNBC that blockchain will complement SAP’s supply chain business.
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SAP’s chief strategy officer thinks blockchain is not a zero-sum game

.@SAP's chief strategy officer thinks #blockchain is not a zero-sum game @deekmurthy @wef

  • Blockchain is not a zero-sum game and its implementation across various sectors is going to be an overall positive for businesses, German software company SAP’s chief strategy officer said Wednesday.
  • Deepak Krishnamurthy spoke to CNBC on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual June meeting in Dalian, where he said blockchain will complement SAP’s supply chain business.
  • We have the largest supply chain product in the enterprise software industry, so having blockchain supply chains connect with SAP supply chains is going to be value-creating for our customers,” he said.
  • Krishnamurthy said the technology’s adoption is going to benefit companies such as SAP by automating a lot of paper-based transactions.
  • Blockchain is not the only technology that SAP is focusing on.

Deepak Krishnamurthy told CNBC that blockchain will complement SAP’s supply chain business.
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