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The challenges facing blockchain adoption in global trade

Blockchain’s applications for the supply chain are promising, but the technology has so far struggled to convince businesses of its benefits

Belarus launches ‘world’s first’ tokenised securities exchange

Belarus’ Currency.com platform, which allows traders to purchase shares in gold, forex and other assets with cryptocurrencies, aims to make the nation more attractive to overseas investors

Lab-grown diamonds are creating a more socially responsible diamond industry

Cheaper, better for the environment, more socially responsible and essentially identical, the case for lab-grown diamonds appears rock-solid, signalling the decline of the diamond mining industry

Top 5 uses of blockchain in gaming

Blockchain is about more than just cryptocurrencies. The opportunities provided by an open, inviolable, publicly distributed ledger have caught the eye of the gaming world too

IBM and CLS test blockchain app store for financial institutions

IBM and foreign exchange settlement firm CLS have launched LedgerConnect, a proof of concept app store that will give banks easier access to blockchain-based applications

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Bank of International Settlements report highlights issues with cryptocurrencies

A new report from the Bank of International Settlements underlines issues with bitcoin security, legitimacy and environmental impact

De Beers set to begin selling synthetic diamonds to retail customers

As of September, international diamond group De Beers will start selling lower-priced, lab-made gemstones to non-industrial consumers via its newly formed subsidiary, Lightbox

How blockchain can breed trust in the recruitment industry

The Cambridge Analytica scandal emphasised the need to find new solutions for balancing freedom and privacy online. Fortunately, blockchain can provide the missing link for industries that share personal data on the web

De Beers uses blockchain to clean up diamond industry

Blockchain technology could create a permanent, transparent history of every diamond sold and ease consumers’ fears about their purchases

Blockchain is shaping the future of video gaming – here’s how

The video game market is no stranger to growth and development, often acting as a pioneer of cutting-edge tech. Now, blockchain technology is set to disrupt the market in a whole new way

Top 5 uses for blockchain technology beyond cryptocurrencies

Several companies are set to harness the potential of blockchain platforms in the hope of increasing security and efficiency across a wide range of industries

World’s largest banks and R3 build blockchain-based payments system

Fintech firm R3 heads the consortium in the development of an international payments system