Daily Archives: 21.09.2020

Blockchain spend to hit $4.1bn in 2020 as banking and manufacturing lead ‘robust’ investments

Global spending on blockchain solutions will reach $4.1 billion (£3.18bn) this year at an increase of more than 50% compared to 2019, according to IDC. The analyst firm’s latest Worldwide Blockchain Spending Guide forecast a five year CAGR of 46.9%, reaching a total of almost $17.9bn by 2024. In total, banking and manufacturing – both process and discrete – will ...

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European stocks sink on fears of second Covid-19 wave

European stocks are heading for their worst fall in three months today European stocks were headed for their worst fall in three months today as fears that a second wave of Covid-19 infections would lead to new social distancing measures hit travel and leisure shares and banks amid a new dirty money scandal. Shares in London were down 3.3%, while ...

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South Korea’s biggest job site using blockchain to verify applications in ‘full implementation’

South Korean technology provider ICONLOOP and recruitment platform SaraminHR have announced success in a pilot to prevent job application fraud through blockchain technologies. The two companies signed an agreement earlier this year to build and promote a blockchain-based decentralised identity ecosystem, among other services. The announcement relates to what is claimed as ‘the first full implementation of blockchain technology in ...

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At World Markets, Artificial Intelligence Has Revolutionized Trading

For long, developers have attempted to come up with an Al-based solution to increase profit returns in cryptocurrency trading. One of the first steps taken in this area was the creation of models that use a network to make cryptocurrency valuation predictions. World Markets has invested heavily in advanced supercomputing systems developed to conquer the most difficult global financial markets. ...

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Final preparations as pubs outside Dublin set to reopen

Frank and Tom O'Connor, who run the family's pub in Galway's Salthill, have put several measures in place By Pat McGrath Western Correspondent Publicans around the country are making final preparations, ahead of the the lifting of restrictions on bars outside Dublin. Pubs not serving food will be permitted to open tomorrow, for the first time since mid-March. But when ...

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