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iTrue Secures Blockchain-Based Platform With Facial Recognition

iTrue Secures Blockchain-Based Platform With Facial Recognition

A new startup is looking to blockchain and biometrics to enable decentralized app development. Called iTrue Limited, the Hong Kong-based firm is taking the Nuggets approach to user data. Like the Nuggets platform, iTrue incentivizes users to share their personal data by rewarding them for doing so with its ITU cryptocurrency tokens. But they can…

Veridium Becomes a Founding Sovrin Network Steward

Veridium Becomes a Founding Sovrin Network Steward

Veridium has become a backer of the Sovrin Network, an identity platform based on blockchain technology. Administrated by the non-profit Sovrin Foundation, the platform is envisioned as a kind of global, public utility that is independent of government and business interests. The Sovrin Network is meant to store end user information on a distributed ledger,…

Blockchain-Based Biometric Patient ID System Patented by Walmart

Blockchain-Based Biometric Patient ID System Patented by Walmart

A new patent detailing a blockchain-based, biometric healthcare system has been awarded to Walmart, of all companies. Entitled, “Obtaining a Medical Record Stored on a Blockchain from a Wearable Device”, the patent describes a system designed to let emergency first responders access the health records of an individual who is incapacitated. The patient’s health records…

ShoCard Brings Blockchain to OneLogin Access Management Solution

ShoCard Brings Blockchain to OneLogin Access Management Solution

OneLogin has teamed up with ShoCard to bring blockchain technology to its access management solution. The blockchain functionality comes by way of ShoCard’s ShoBadge enterprise solution, which stores users’ personal identification data in a blockchain ledger. ShoBadge has been integrated into OneLogin’s Unified Access Management platform, which leverages biometrics, geo-fencing, and other factors to regulate…

Money20/20 Europe: Apple Co-Founder Hedges His Bets On Bitcoin

Money20/20 Europe: Apple Co-Founder Hedges His Bets On Bitcoin

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak still believes in Bitcoin, but he’s not putting his money where his mouth is. Speaking to CNBC at the start of this week’s Money20/20 Europe event, Wozniak endorsed recent comments made by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who said that he thinks Bitcoin will become the world’s dominant currency in the future.…

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