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Volunteers Needed: Monitoring and Tracking Covid19 Patients on Blockchain

QuillTrace aims to be a blockchain based solution to monitor Covid19 patients, their movements, recovery on a blockchain to help community combat it by maintaining necessary precautions. The company is looking for volunteers to help build it faster and launch it. The Covid19 pandemic has claimed almost 20000 lives worldwide with over 430k positive cases. It is imperative that in countries like India, where the number of positive cases are…

Blockchain Catalysts 2019 – who kept the Fire Burning in India for DLT

It is a brand new year, set with brand new challenges. One of the biggest challenge in India is building and delivering Blockchain projects. Several reasons can be attributed to the rather slow development of Blockchain Technology in India, including ambiguity around regulations, non-ease of business, talent crunch, general awareness, etc. But several people kept moving ahead, kept paving way through the rough path, to keep building, to keep the…

Bangalore to host India’s largest Blockchain Developer Conference – Genesis DevCon

Genesis Devcon to launch a corporate blockchain accelerator, as well as the winners of the Genesis developer program. Bangalore, November 11, 2019: Genesis DevCon, India’s largest Blockchain Developer Conference will be held on Nov 24- 25, 2019 at NSSC, IISc, Bangalore, to commemorate the concluding chapter of the Genesis developer program. Hosted by IBC Media – growth and advisory firm for emerging technology companies, Genesis DevCon aims to create a…

DEA Steering Committee Report says Blockchain and ICOs are revolutionising Fintech Landscape

In July, DEA’s report on Virtual Currencies recommended a complete ban on Cryptocurrencies. But, DEA’s 2019 report from Steering Committee on Fintech Related issues acknowledges the potential of Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and ICOs. The Steering Committee on Fintech related issues constituted by the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs submitted its Final Report to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The report is published on DEA website. The Committee was constituted post…

Libra, Calibra: Facebook’s Digital avada kedavra Magic Money Plan Explained

Earlier in June, Facebook announced its ambitious cryptocurrency called Libra. Libra being termed as a cryptocurrency works on the same underlying technology as other cryptocurrencies, the blockchain. Despite being a cryptocurrency, it is to be noted that Libra has a lot of distinct features that are not seen on other cryptocurrencies. Libra is a permissioned blockchain, where transactions are validated by a consortium of giant corporate companies lead by Facebook,…

Reliance Jio to build one of World’s Largest Blockchain Network in India!

RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani told shareholders that over the next year, Reliance Jio Infocomm will install one of the world’s largest blockchain networks across India with tens of thousands of nodes operational on day one. “What if I told you this (Crypto Ban) is just being done to scare away folks who are active in Indian Crypto Space to facilitate Jio’s entry?”, this is a text message I received from…

India’s Cryptocurrency Report Has Glaring Irregularities, Here’s the List

On Monday, July 22, India’s Ministry of Finance published the long-awaited crypto regulatory report under the chairmanship of Secretary of Economic Affairs Subhash Chandra Garg. After going through the 108-page report cover to cover, we feel the committee has done some really good work and spent immense time in understanding the subject. However, having said that the report has several glaring irregularities due to lack of relevant high technical knowledge on the…

History is being written in India and we are part of it!

History is being written in India and we, as writers and journalists, have the responsibility to document this. On July 25, 2019, after a year of looming uncertainty, the bill is finally known and the crypto industry is desperately trying to reason with the government in a one-sided conversation. This article is to document who spoke, who did not speak, and who spoke out of ignorance. What is the government…

Binance Labs Now Accepting Applications for Incubation Program to be held in Asia

World’s largest Crypto exchange Binance’s Incubation Program is accepting applications for their Season 3. The program will give companies access to seed investment, mentorship, support and the large Binance network. Binance currently leads the chart in trading volumes for cryptocurrencies, but the company has divested into various programs including an investment arm, charity, secure wallets for crypto and so on. Binance Labs is the venture arm of Binance that incubates…

Event: Bangalore Blockchain Summit 2019 on July 27 for Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence

Alliance University in Bengaluru would be hosting the Bangalore Blockchain Summit 2019 on July 27, 2019 at their Central Campus – Anekal, Bengaluru. This conference would be Bangalore’s leading BlockChain and Artificial Intelligence talk for business with focus largely on 10 different sectors and expert views on disruptive potential of these technologies and its impact globally. The conference aims to present a series of interactive panel discussions, case studies, paper…