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CoinMarketCap Data Accountability and Transparency Alliance

Cryptocurrency-price tracker CoinMarketCap has issued a post urging exchanges to provide mandatory data by June, or else they will be removed from its calculations. The crypto-data source celebrates its 6th birthday today and announced a list of “major initiatives” as part of its celebrations. CoinMarketCap: Data Accountability and Transparency Alliance The site listed five major initiatives that it has been working on for months. They are as follows: Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance Block Explorers Shop API Revised Plans Mobile Apps The first initiative—Data Accountability and Transparency Alliance—is the most eye-catching as…

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Blockchain Technology for Healthcare | Healthcare Giants Form Alliance

The US Healthcare system may finally be taking steps in the right direction. Aetna recently announced that it has joined a newly formed blockchain alliance, along with Ascension. Five other healthcare giants in the US are already piloting blockchain technology. Blockchain Technology for Healthcare Humana, Multiplan, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum, Quest Diagnostics, and UnitedHealthcare are all a part of the group. The alliance is trying to figure out how blockchain technology can improve data quality and lower costs. Blockchain tech entered into the mainstream media back in 2017. It’s surprising that these…

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