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Weaponizing Blockchain — Vast Potential, but Projects Are Kept Secret

When Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that blockchain and artificial intelligence would “revolutionize war,” as Cointelegraph reported on Nov. 4, did he take things a bit too far? Jet engines have revolutionized warfare, and so have missiles and nuclear weapons — but shared digital ledgers?  Former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, for one, …

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Blockchain Conference TNABC Returns to Miami

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On January 16-17, The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) and Miami Blockchain Week are returning to the sunshine state as 2020 sets in motion. TNABC, celebrating its seventh year running, will feature prominent speakers, crypto developers, and blockchain executives during the event hosted in the financial district located on the gorgeous Miami …

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Deloitte Integrates QEDIT’s Privacy Tech Into Its Blockchain Platform

Big four auditing firm Deloitte integrated the privacy developed by cryptography startup QEDIT into its qualification information blockchain platform Eduscrypt, a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 29 reveals. Per the release, the announcement was made at the ZKProof Community Event in Amsterdam today. Another application of ZK-Proofs The event was dedicated to Zero …

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TruTrace Partners With Deloitte to Track Cannabis Using Blockchain

Blockchain tracking startup TruTrace Technologies Inc. partnered with Big Four auditing firm Deloitte to track cannabis using blockchain technology. Investing news outlet ProactiveInvestors reported on Sept. 4 that TruTrace is launching its StrainSecure product in partnership with Deloitte. The system in question reportedly employs blockchain technology to track cannabis from seed to sale, in order …

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Three of Ireland’s ‘Big Four’ Banks Using Blockchain to Verify Staff Credentials

Three of Ireland’s “Big Four” banks are using blockchain tech to verify employees’ credentials. The Bank of Ireland, AIB and Ulster Bank are using a blockchain solution from Deloitte for the pilot initiative, news outlet Fora reported Thursday. The solution, said to be the “first of its kind” in the European financial services industry, has been …

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PwC is Top Recruiter for Blockchain-Related Jobs on Indeed, Big 4 Auditing Firms Follow

Big four auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is the top recruiter for blockchain-related jobs on recruitment platform Indeed, search results showed at press time on March 30. At press time, PwC is responsible for 40 blockchain-related job offers on the platform. Other big four auditing firms are apparently recruiting professionals in this niche on the platform: …

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‘Big Four’ Consulting Firms Dominate Blockchain Jobs Market, Says Indeed

“Big Four” professional consulting firms Deloitte, KPMG and EY are all in the top five when it comes to posting blockchain job ads, according to new data from Indeed.com. The employment site released its latest figures for job postings relating to blockchain, cryptocurrency and bitcoin in the U.S. on Thursday, with the data covering the …

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The Right Way to Do Blockchain Consortiums

Randy Wilson is a partner in Digital Risk at Deloitte. —————— 2019 will be the year the rubber meets the road for blockchain consortia. If 2017 was a buzzy time that saw a number of successful proofs-of-concept launch, 2018 was a more sedate period when the lawyers got together to develop the framework under which …

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