Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer on Rethinking Blockchain, Promoting Good Crypto Use and Leaving Stagnation Behind
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Professor Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer talks with CT about blockchain evolution and stagnation. This interview has been edited and condensed. The co-director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (known as IC3), Emin Gün Sirer, is an associate professor at Cornell University, whose research focuses on peer-to-peer systems, operating systems, …
Indian Banks Consider Promoting Blockchain Tech Use for Payments
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Major Indian banks plan to focus on blockchain tech implementation to increase digital transaction quality. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is considering implementing blockchain technology to increase the strength of digital transactions, Indian business magazine Business Today reports on April 14. The initiative of ten banks, under the …
China’s Alibaba Partners With Chinese Software Giant to Promote Blockchain Development
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Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba will promote blockchain tech development with Aerospace Information Co. Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba and Aerospace Information Co., a major software developer and provider, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for cloud computing, blockchain and other technological services development. Chinese finance publication Securities Daily reported on the …
Fortune 500 Company Avnet Works With BitBay to Add Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Payment Option
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One of the global leaders of electronic components distributions is working with BitPay to facilitate a cryptocurrency payment option. Avnet, Inc, one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and technology solutions providers, has announced a collaboration with crypto payment processor BitPay to accept cryptocurrency for the company’s services …