Daily Archives: 18.09.2020

Portbase using TradeLens blockchain platform for Amsterdam and Rotterdam ports

Logistics continues to be a major area for blockchain technologies to flourish: Portbase, which manages digital infrastructure for Amsterdam and Rotterdam ports, is working with TradeLens, a blockchain-based trade digitisation platform. The company has completed the ‘first phase of connection’ with TradeLens, which aims ultimately to connect between the Dutch ports and a global ecosystem of carriers, terminals and inland ...

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What is blockchain? In a Nutshell…

With the rise of Bitcoin in the past decade, blockchain has become one of the most prominent emerging technologies in the world. Despite its surge in popularity, many still don’t fully understand what blockchain is and what sets it apart from the existing technology. So, what is blockchain? Blockchain, in its simplest form, is a decentralized and distributed ledger, containing ...

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SpaceX Scrubs Starlink Launch, Watches Weather for Friday Attempt

B1058 rises on 30 May for its maiden voyage, carrying Dragon Endeavour crewmen Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station (ISS). The B1058 core will make its third flight no sooner than Friday, although the weather may have other ideas. Photo Credit: Mike Killian/AmericaSpaceDespite a marked improvement of the weather forecast at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC), ...

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Ulster Bank CEO says ‘all options’ being considered

Ulster Bank CEO Jane Howard says reports are ‘speculative’ Ulster Bank’s chief executive has told staff that the strategy of its parent NatWest to grow the Republic of Ireland operations, while also considering all strategic options, has not changed.  In a note to staff this morning, Jane Howard described reports last evening that NatWest is considering shutting down all Ulster Bank’s ...

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ConsenSys to acquire Quorum from JP Morgan in big enterprise blockchain move

ConsenSys is to acquire Quorum, the JP Morgan-developed Ethereum variant, in what promises to be a major development in the enterprise blockchain space. The deal will see ConsenSys merge its existing engineering roadmap with Quorum, with the latter remaining open source and becoming interoperable with other ConsenSys products, such as Codefi’s finance and commerce application suite. The two companies have ...

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Dust monitor to demonstrate pristine satellite launches

(17 September 2020 – ESA) While on Earth, satellites are kept in immaculate cleanrooms to protect their instruments from harmful dust particles. If those instruments fail to function properly in space, however, it could be because of particle contamination during launch. Now a British company has developed a device to identify whether this is the case. Following successful trials of ...

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CryptoGames Review: A Certified Online Crypto Casino

CryptoGames is an exclusive online crypto casino that comes with an excellent set of attributes and noteworthy features that can meet the expectations of any fervent gambler. The crypto casino is owned and operated by MuchGaming B.V, a Curacao based private company. CryptoGames allows players to gamble using ten different cryptocurrencies. Alongside these users can also use different altcoins to ...

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ULA Now Targeting Midnight Launch of NROL-44 on Sep 26

Launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida on 12 August 2018. Photo Credit: Mike Killian/AmericaSpace ULA is now targeting the launch of the highly-secretive NROL-44 mission on their mammoth 235-foot-tall (72-meter) Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral no earlier than Sep 26, following two scrubs over the ...

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