Category: Internet of Things

Facebook, IoTeX, R3 Among New Members of Confidential Computing Consortium

Facebook, Accenture, IoTeX, Nvidia and six other companies are joining the Linux Foundation’s Confidential Computing Consortium (CCC), increasing the size of the privacy-focused group by 60 percent. The addition of members IoTeX, which leverages blockchain to secure the internet...

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Russia Seeks to Block ‘Darknet’ Technologies, Including Telegram’s Blockchain

A Russian government agency has requested contractor bids to find ways to block censorship-resistant internet technologies, like mesh networks. The list includes messaging app company Telegram’s yet-to-be-launched blockchain.  The call for bids was published on March 3 by the...

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From Banking Giants to Tech Darlings, China Reveals Over 500 Enterprise Blockchain Projects

The Takeaway: More than 500 blockchain projects have been registered with the Chinese government since March. The filings reveal some of the largest Chinese banks and tech companies working with the technology. Several government offices, including courts and tax...

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Germany Passes National Policy to Explore Blockchain But Limit Stablecoins

Germany’s government has passed a new strategy outlining the ways the leading EU state is planning to use blockchains. Approved by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet on Wednesday, the strategy sets the government’s priorities in the blockchain space, such as...

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