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CDCROP: Henry Foreman, founder of IndigiDAO and program manager at New Mexico Community Capital. (Google/YouTube)
IndigiDAO: Bringing Blockchain to Indigenous Communities
IndigiDAO founder Henry Foreman believes blockchain technology can be used to help authenticate handcrafted work made by Indigenous artisans.
CDCROP: Henry Foreman, founder of IndigiDAO and program manager at New Mexico Community Capital. (Google/YouTube)

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EU Project to Fight Fakes Succeeds by Being Open, Founder Says
A publicly backed blockchain project to stop counterfeit goods from entering the European Union is trying to avoid mistakes of the past, its founder told CoinDesk.
CDCROP: Customs And Immigration Officals Display Seized Counterfeit Items (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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How a 'Dual Double-Entry' Blockchain Could Unite Digital and Physical Assets
The idea is to make real-world assets, not just digital currencies, tradable via blockchain.
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KPMG, BitGo, Coin Metrics Launch New Offering to Drive Institutional Adoption
One of the "big four" professional services firms has launched a product suite with two other cryptocurrency firms with an eye on serving institutional demand in crypto.
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UK's NHS Taps Blockchain Tech to Monitor Coronavirus Vaccine Cold Chain
Hedera Hashgraph's blockchain platform will provide the health service with a tamperproof record of vaccine temperatures, the firm said.
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World Economic Forum Wants to Standardize Ethical Data Collection
The World Economic Forum wants to create guidelines for data storage and distribution, in hopes of making it easier for researchers and governments to make informed decisions.
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IBM Scores Patent on Proposed Blockchain Consensus for Transactions in Multiplayer Games
The patent was awarded to IBM last week and proposes using a blockchain consensus model to carry out and verify purchases made within multiplayer games.
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Ripple to Invest in Japan’s SBI Subsidiary MoneyTap
Ripple plans to invest in MoneyTap, the blockchain payments app birthed through a joint venture between the San Francisco-based firm and SBI Holdings.
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Villanova University to Send Private Ethereum Blockchain Into Space to Test Inter-Satellite Communication
Villanova’s project is slated for liftoff on Nov. 20 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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