Article: Torum: DeFi + NFT + Social Media – the Next Brilliant Utility Innovation in the Blockchain World?

Blockchain, Crypto

Torum: DeFi + NFT + Social Media - the Next Brilliant Utility Innovation in  the Blockchain World? – Press release Bitcoin NewsTorum: DeFi + NFT + Social Media – the Next Brilliant Utility Innovation in the Blockchain World?

Competing face-to-face with social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and Reddit is plain suicidal, which is why Torum is fundamentally designed only for crypto addicts and followers. This separates Torum from other crypto social media contenders that accept users from different backgrounds, including those who do not even share the same crypto interest.

Integrating crypto innovations like DeFi and NFT provides crypto communities with a solid reason to join Torum while ensuring the platform remains appealing only to people who are interested in cryptocurrency and blockchain related topics and discussions.

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Article: Myanmar citizens find ways around crackdown on internet

Access, Advanced Cyber I/O, Autonomous Internet, Governance

File picture: PexelsMyanmar citizens find ways around crackdown on internet

hundreds of thousands of protesters and citizens in Myanmar are finding different ways to communicate online, downloading tools to bypass censorship restrictions and turning to alternative media sources and underground networks, according to new research.

They have moved to a mirror site of Facebook on the dark web, used apps that rely on Bluetooth technology to continue messaging each other and turned to lesser known social media platforms to stay connected, according to Recorded Future Inc., a closely held cybersecurity firm based near Boston.

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Article: Malaysia, Singapore use blockchain technology for COVID-19 vaccination certificates

Blockchain, Innovation

Malaysia, Singapore use blockchain technology for COVID-19 vaccination  certificates - CNAMalaysia, Singapore use blockchain technology for COVID-19 vaccination certificates

KUALA LUMPUR: Digital COVID-19 vaccination certificates in Malaysia and Singapore are secured by blockchain technology and come with a traceability feature that tells the exact batch of the vaccine vial used for inoculation.

Both ministers also discussed Malaysia and Singapore’s national immunisation plans, the exchange of best practices and how this could facilitate cross-border travel between both countries in the near future.

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Article: Blockchain for medical tourism vaccine passport

Blockchain, Innovation

Blockchain for medical tourism vaccine passportBlockchain for medical tourism vaccine passport

The healthcare sector recognises the work needed to establish a digital infrastructure that builds trust in patients, particularly medical tourists, and exemplifies safety, both physically and digitally.

One of these areas in the digital structure is a system of digital passports which provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

Blockchain technology would be an ideal solution to implement such a system, especially a decentralised blockchain ledger, which would provide anonymity, immutability and more importantly, transparency.

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Article: The debate about cryptocurrency and energy consumption

Crypto

bitcoin miningThe debate about cryptocurrency and energy consumption

Energy consumption has become the latest flashpoint for cryptocurrency. Critics decry it as an energy hog while proponents hail it for being less intensive than the current global economy.

One such critic, DigiEconomist founder Alex de Vries, said he’s “never seen anything that is as inefficient as bitcoin.”

On the other side of the debate, research by ARK Investment Management found the Bitcoin ecosystem consumes less than 10% of the energy required for the traditional banking system. While it’s true the banking system serves far more people, cryptocurrency is still maturing and, like any industry, the early infrastructure stage is particularly intensive.

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Article: Over $ 95 Million Growth in Dark Fiber Market in Malaysia | Increasing Data Traffic to Emerge as Key Driver

Dark Fiber

Over $ 95 Million Growth in Dark Fiber Market in Malaysia | Increasing Data Traffic to Emerge as Key Driver

NEW YORK, March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The dark fiber market in Malaysia is poised to grow by USD 95.16 million, progressing at a CAGR of over 11% during 2020-2024. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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