AdEx Network has just announced its technical partnership with the smart economy platform NEO.
The AdEx team has just released the AdEx Core – the base smart contract that will power the advertising network. The team has explored the NEO smart contract system and has evaluated it as very well-designed and more beneficial for its operations, therefore it is committed to porting the AdEx Core to NEO.
Furthermore, the AdEx management believes that such a collaboration will be incredibly favourable for the NEO ecosystem as well, being one of the first decentralized applications (DApps) to ever run on NEO.
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The NEO project is evolving rapidly. Founded under the name Antshares in 2014, today it has rebranded and grown to become China’s first and largest open source blockchain with the ambitious plan to outperform Ethereum”. NEO’s smart contract code will support digital identities, decentralized commerce and asset digitization, thus introducing the concept of “Smart Economy”. Following the rebranding, the NEO token price has exploded, serving as a testament to the project’s worth.
More at: Blockchain-Based Ad Network AdEx Teams Up with the NEO Smart Contracts System – Press Release – CoinSpeaker
Microsoft to co-host the initiative with participation from over 60 blockchain companies on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Jul 10, 2017) – The Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world’s largest trade association representing the blockchain industry, is hosting Congressional Blockchain Education Day this Tuesday. Chamber member companies will spend the day meeting with Members of U.S. Congress, Senators and their staffs to bring awareness to the importance of blockchain technology.
The day will also include a smart contracts briefing at 12:00pm in Rayburn House Office Building 2020 featuring a technology demonstration by Symbiont, the technology partner for the Delaware Blockchain Initiative.
Members of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus will address the national gathering of entrepreneurs at a cocktail reception in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center Atrium at 5:00pm.
More at: Chamber of Digital Commerce To Host “Congressional Blockchain Education Day” on July 11th – MarketWired
BTC Media announced the return of its blockchain conference tailored for the healthcare industry co-hosted by Hashed Health in Nashville, Tennessee from September 25-26, 2017
BTC Media announced the return of its blockchain conference tailored for the healthcare industry, Distributed: Health, to be held in Nashville, Tennessee from September 25-26, 2017. Co-hosted with Hashed Health, the conference is designed to educate and promote the advancement of meaningful blockchain technology in the healthcare field.
“The inaugural Distributed: Health conference was a chance to introduce healthcare leaders to distributed ledger technology as a solution for the fundamental problems they face,” said David Bailey, CEO of BTC Media. “With blockchain technology more powerful than ever and global healthcare undergoing major change, the industry is poised to advance the discussion and take significant strides in 2017.”
Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Aetna and the Altarum Institute will all share their insight on the future of healthcare and blockchain technology. Scheduled speakers include Jim Nasr, Dr. Harold Paz and Francois de Brantes.
More at: Distributed: Health Returns to Nashville With Healthcare Leaders From CDC, Aetna to Weigh In on Healthcare Innovation Through Blockchain Technology – Press Release
Lockheed Martin becomes the first U.S. defense contractor to incorporate blockchain technology into its processes
As a follow-on to specialized mission support testing in 2015, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has contracted Guardtime Federal as a key supplier to integrate a variety of cyber-related elements into systems engineering processes, supply chain risk management and software development efforts.
Since 2015, Lockheed Martin and Guardtime Federal have conducted demonstrations of data integrity technologies to address the threat of manipulation in networked and weapon system embedded cyber physical systems. The two companies have been engaged in on-going assessments to address the continued evolution of cyber-focused threats across the entire development and fielding lifecycle.
With this effort, Lockheed Martin becomes the first U.S. defense contractor to incorporate blockchain technology into its developmental processes, enabling more efficient and assured offerings to the federal government. Using Guardtime Federal’s Black Lantern appliances and the nationally distributed Guardtime Federal Core blockchain infrastructure, Lockheed Martin plans to realize more efficient and secure software development and supply chain risk management.
More at: Your Industry News | Lockheed Martin contracts Guardtime Federal for innovative cyber technology