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Meet the Hack-a-Hogs: Student innovation in blockchain for food trust

It was late on a Saturday afternoon and dozens of students were darting across the hall. Ready or not, they had to two minutes to submit their final pitches before judging would begin. It was the second annual University of Arkansas Blockchain Hackathon, bringing together over 200 students from across disciplines in both the undergraduate […]

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Blockchain for social good: Meet the winners of the Challenge Accepted hackathon

Since being published, the next generation of the IBM Blockchain Platform has been announced. Therefore, IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan will be removed from the IBM Cloud Catalog starting July 5th, 2019 and you will not be able to provision new instances after that. However, existing instances will be supported until June 4, 2020. To […]

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Blockchain first. But can we just say, Groningen second?

The biggest blockchain hackathon. In the world. Let that sink in for a bit. And, in modest little Groningen, in the north of the Netherlands. For some time now, the city of 200,000 has been punching above its weight. With the success of this past event, it has made an indelible mark on the global […]

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Put your hacker hat on for Building Blocks Hackathon at Consensus

Business leaders and tech enthusiasts alike are enamored with blockchain, the distributed ledger technology that is poised to breathe new life into stagnant industries by transforming traditional business transaction processes. No longer limited to Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and digital payments, blockchain is breaking free thanks to forward-thinking organizations and individuals. Already, blockchain-based networks are being implemented […]

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From concept to production: Getting real with blockchain at Consensus

Last year, Consensus was the blockchain event to attend, and this year it’s shaping up to be the same. Presented by CoinDesk, the blockchain technology summit in New York City will feature more than 100 speakers and draw a crowd of over 2,000 attendees. However, a few things will have changed. In 2016, industry leaders […]

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Highlights of the first blockchain hack at SXSW

They came. They hacked. Of the 23 teams formed, about 18 walked away from South by Southwest Hackathon with working demos. The South by Southwest (SXSW) Hackathon — held March 14 – 15 at TechSpace in Austin — was a great opportunity for developers, hackers and tech enthusiasts to innovate within the music, film, virtual […]

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Google Hangout: Preview of IBM Blockchain at SXSW

South by Southwest (SXSW) has transcended typical industry events and sits in a league all its own. Since it attracts the most prolific speakers, brands and creative campaigns year after year, audiences expect nothing less than a fully immersive, educational and entertaining experience. On the heels of Cognitive Studio in 2016, IBM is gearing up […]

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