Blockchain

Tamper-proof Signalling System

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, is making significant strides in ensuring the safety and efficiency of train operations for the Indian Railways. By leveraging the power of blockchain technology, researchers from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) stream are ..

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HARBINGER 2023: RBI announces 2nd global hackathon

The Reserve Bank of India recently announced the “HARBINGER-2023”. It is a hackathon. The theme of the hackathon is “Inclusive Digital Services”. Competitors from 22 different countries will participate in the hackathon. This includes Israel, the Philippines, Singapore, Sweden, the ..

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“The Merge” of the Ethereum

Ethereum – the world’s second largest blockchain – has transitioned from the legacy “proof-of-work” to a “proof-of-stake” consensus mechanism. Key facts The Ethereum Merge is an upgrade that changes how new crypto transactions take place on the blockchain. The Ethereum ..

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Norway’s central bank digital currency

Norway’s central bank – Norges Bank – recently hit a major milestone in its digital currency development efforts by releasing the open source code for the country’s CBDC sandbox based on the Ethereum technology. Key facts Norway’s CBDC sandbox, which ..

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What is a Deccahorn?

Deccahorns are private firms whose value exceeded over ten billion USD. Recently Swiggy has become the fourth Indian company to earn the tag. The other three companies that hold the tag already are Paytm, a FinTech, Oyo (a hotel aggregator) ..

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Blockchain technology in Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

Recently, 61 winners of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) 2021 and 2022 got digital certificates, that use blockchain-driven technology. Highlights The blockchain-driven technology has been developed under the “National Blockchain Project”, by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT ..

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