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Australia’s Biggest Stock Exchange Delays Blockchain Integration to 2021

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The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has postponed the integration of its blockchain post-trade settlements system from late 2020 to Q1 2021 in response to concerns from stakeholders. the ASX said it had received feedback from the industry in response to its initially-proposed timeline targeting a complete revamp of its settlements …

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PwC launches 2-year digital skills course to train 1000 employees on everything from drones to blockchain

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The nascent technologies and “Big Four” auditing firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is launching training programs to employees on the blockchain. The two-year digital skills course, dubbed “Digital Accelerators” and said to begin in January, will train 1,000 employees on everything from drones, the blockchain, and cleansing data to 3D printing, a …

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Ethereum Developers Have Agreed to Postpone the ‘Difficulty Bomb’ and Reduce Block Rewards to 2 ETH

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In ETHEREUM regular meeting Ethereum (ETH) core developers decided to delay the “Difficulty Bomb” by agreeing to include the code for such a change into the upcoming Constantinople hard fork. In order to implement it, the developers came up with a solution called the “Difficulty Bomb,” which makes the production …

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PWC says “Regulatory uncertainty and trust are barriers to blockchain adoption amongst businesses”

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the second largest professional services firm in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY, and KPMG. According to a research released August 27 by ‘Big Four’ auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). New research from PwC titled as “Blockchain is here. What’s your best course of action?” …

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