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Month: October 2017

Australian University Tests Blockchain in Attempt to Back Up Academic Credentials

Australian University Tests Blockchain in Attempt to Back Up Academic Credentials

A public Australian University is trying out a mobile-based application for issuing and keeping recipient-owned academic credentials using a blockchain, enabling people to share validated copies of their qualifications along with employers as well as other third parties within a tamper-proof system. The university is one of the first in the world to start the technology, that is to be utilized in an internal course, the Melbourne Teaching Certificate, used by its academics in order to boost their teaching skills….

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Uruguay’s Central Bank to Release New Digital Currency Pilot

Uruguay’s Central Bank to Release New Digital Currency Pilot

Uruguay is the newest country to see its central bank testing out its own digital currency, joining up an increasing group of other nations doing the same. Just this Wednesday, The Banco Central del Uruguay (BDC) said that a number of selected users would help to test the transfer of cryptocurrency funds via a mobile-based app. According to CoinDesk, in an event entitled “The Future of Money and the Financial System,” BCD President Mario Bergara stated that the digital currency…

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