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Presentations, Ideas and two Winners. A Report from the Bloomen Ideathon

The Bloomen consortium gathered in Nicosia, Cyprus in January 2020 for a meeting of all partners and the 2nd "Pitstop", a community event structured to listen to the community. What are issues, what are ideas, what are the challenges of using…
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Bloomen Ideathon: Fresh Ideas for Blockchain Applications

As a technology Blockchain has been hyped as potentially disruptive, for many areas of business and life. A big question: What are ideas hon how to use such ideas in daily life? To find out the Bloomen Project organized an Ideathon interacting…

If You Lost Overview On Blockchain, This Interview Can Help 

Was 2019 a good or a bad year for crypto currencies and blockchain technology? The answer to that is not simple, given the many arenas of action.  Coindesk published an insightful article based on the views of  Nic Carter, investor at Castle…

Focus on Creators: Photochain.io

The startup wants to create new options for creators and buyers of photos Initially started in 2017 Photochain.io uses Blockchain technology for the management of photos. Based on the technology the founders want to establish an alternative…

HSBC: $20 Billion Worth Of Private Placement Paper Records To Be Stored in Blockchain Platform

Global bank HSBC wants to move away from paper records and instead store relevant records of deals in a custody platform based on blockchain technology, according to a report from Reuters. The project is one of larger uses of blockchain in the…
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Workshop: Ethics of Blockchain

University of Reading, UK - 17th December 2019  Research Workshop hosted by the Critical-Chains Consortium Workshop goals: Beyond all the hype and hope, Blockchain-based solutions in various application domains, ranging from financial…
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Playing With The Chain: Ubisoft works with Start-up Ultra for In-Game Asset Creation and Transfer

Game developer Ubisoft now works with Ultra, a crypto startup. Using blockchain technology Ultra will enable in-game asset creation and ownership tranfers,  creating a marketplace in games. The goal is to enable developers to create new features…

The Rise of the Premium Internet

The re-erection of Paywalls This weekend in November 2019 The New York Times Magazine published a number of articles looking at what is "the internet" today. The topics covered the rise of Chinese super-apps and provided a perspective…

Bloomen presented at Infocom Cyprus 2019

Our project will be presented and discussed on November 5, 2019 in Cyprus at Infocom. Bloomen will be presented by Michalis Odysseos, Digital Development Manager for Antenna, a privately owned TV station in Cyprus. Antenna is a partner in the…
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It's All About Convergence in the EU: Global Blockchain Congress, November 11-13, 2019 - Malaga

In the next five years Blockchain technologies are expected to converge with other trends, such as AI, Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data. Blockchains might enhance a number of other areas, too. Think finance, logistics, energy are obvious…