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HM Land Registry Looks to Blockchain With 25 Million Potential Use Cases

The UK’s HM Land Registry, which contains 25 million land titles, is planning to utilize blockchain technology for future businesses.

The HM Land Registry is world renowned and has currently £4 trillions worth of land on its books, representing 85% of the entire landmass of England and Wales. The Registry was first established in 1842 and now handles £1 trillions worth of mortgages in England and Wales. Its motto is “Your land and property rights: guaranteed and protected.”

It appears that the HM Land Registry has decided to embrace the latest emerging technology, taking the historic organization from quill to blockchain after a period of 176 years. It’s now hooking up with the software company Methods, using R3’s Corda blockchain, in order to develop the next phase of its ongoing project, Digital Street.

The project was launched in order to utilize DLT and smart contracts to revolutionize the process of land registration in the company. HM Land Registry chief executive Graham Farrant explained how DLT will affect the process of land recording:

“Our ambition to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, ease of use and an open approach to data requires HM Land Registry to be at the forefront of global innovation in land registration. By working with Methods on Digital Street, we are taking another step toward that goal, as we explore how new technologies like blockchain can help us to develop a faster, simpler and cheaper land registration process.”

Blockchain has already been used in the process of transferring land and property and is seen by many in the real estate industry as a tool which could revolutionize the industry as it offers accurate and immutable verification records for digital files, e.g. documents or transactions. Thus, blockchain creates scenarios in which the element of trust in a secured shared history becomes tantamount, ideal for large transactions such as those found in the sale or registering of real estate.

At the end of last year a $60,000 flat in Kiev, Ukraine, became the world’s first property to be sold using a blockchain, purchased by the founder of tech news site TechCrunch using a real estate startup Propy.

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UK Finance Minister Sees Blockchain Solution for Post-Brexit Irish Border

The UK’s finance minister Philip Hammond thinks he may have found an answer to the issue of trade across the Irish border after Brexit takes place: tracking cross-border trade with blockchain.

At the Conservative party conference in Birmingham, Hammond said that despite his lack of expertise in the area, blockchain seemed to be the ”obvious” choice of technology to manage the Irish border once Great Britain leaves the European Union and, as Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal looks now, also the EU Customs Union.

The border is a particularly intricate issue in the Brexit dealings as it resembles many inter-state borders in the EU in being both inconspicuous, and having 200 public roads crossing into Northern Ireland. The free passage of people has been allowed since 1923 and of goods since 1993, but leaving the EU customs union means that some form of border controls would need to be established.

Blockchain could be seen as part of a solution to the issue, as it would enable the relevant government departments to track the movement of goods in a transparent, immutable, and non-invasive way. Similar logistics projects have sprung up over the globe in the last few years, including one such service from computer technology giant IBM and a sustainable sugarcane project looking to track sugar cane entering Australia.

Irish academics are on board with the idea, with the National University of Ireland (NUI) publishing a report earlier this year calling on the government to promote blockchain in Ireland. NUI offers several ways that awareness and adoption of blockchain can be encouraged in Ireland while arguing that this will enable economic growth.

As a leading nation in blockchain technology, the UK’s reputation in the field would also benefit from such a large, state-run project such as that proposed by Hammond.

 

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PR: Soccer Manager™ Crypto: The Apotheosis of Gaming

Bitcoin Press Release: Soccer Manager™ Crypto is a provably fair, completely decentralised football management massively multiplayer game – the first of its kind.
Provably fair means that it is mathematically impossible for the platform to cheat its players and everyone follows the same rules that cannot be broken.

22 March 2018, London, England: Soccer Manager™ is developing their trademarked football management game onto blockchain technology and it will a great feat for online gaming. With this implementation, thousands of leagues and players can be supported, serverless via blockchain technology.

Unlike other games, with Soccer Manager’s blockchain-based approach, players have complete ownership of their football credits, players, stadiums- any value in the game, are similarly capable of being transferred, traded, or sold. For the first time, gamers can experience a real transfer market, where every success they achieve carries a real world value.

Soccer Manager ™ Crypto will run entirely on a revolutionary new Blockchain platform, Chimaera, that takes blockchain gaming one step further than just secure asset storage and management. Chimaera allows the actual game worlds to run on the blockchain.. This has numerous advantages such as: no need for servers, 24/7 uptime, no fraud, no cheating, and in-game items or assets that can be acquired in a provably fair way that gives them significantly more value than items that are created at will by developers without the players knowledge.

Andrew Gore the CEO of Soccer Manager ™. Stated that:

“We’ve been wanting to build a blockchain soccer manager game for sometime but have never found a suitable blockchain platform to host it on. After a lot of research, we came across the Chimaera project whos team have been at the forefront of blockchain gaming for several years,”

About Chimaera

It’s mostly believed that CryptoKitties, a cute cat game built on the ethereum blockchain was the first blockchain game and is as complex as blockchain gaming gets, but this is not the case.

The Chimaera development team were the instigators and original creators of blockchain gaming all the way back in 2013 through the creation of the world’s first decentralized MMO and the first true blockchain game, the Huntercoin Experiment.

Huntercoin is an entire virtual world that runs unstoppable on the blockchain. Players move around a map, collect coins, fight others and steal their coins, these can then be traded on cryptocurrency exchanges

The Chimaera team are developing an entire ecosystem where developers and gamers can immerse themselves in next-generation of blockchain games.

Back of the Net

Soccer Manager ™ represents a real Play-to-Earn gaming experience, where players gain and lose cryptocurrency value that can be traded for real world cash. The participants team and players have upkeep and needs that must be attended to. Players must grow their stadium and their fan base just as in any other Soccer Manager game. League Matches are played on average twice a week and the results of each match are determined over the course of around 60 to 90 minutes. Friendly matches and tournaments can be played at any time. Players can challenge opponents directly and compete for SMCs (Soccer Manager Coins).

Visit the Website: https://www.soccermanager.com
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Media Contact
Name: Kym Ratcliffe
Location: England
Email: kym.ratcliffe@soccermanager.com

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PR: Chimaera the Originators of Blockchain Gaming to Launch Token Sale to Launch 23 March 2018

Bitcoin Press Release: Chimaera, the original creators of blockchain gaming to launch token sale on the 23 March 2018. Chimaera offers a backend solution for hosting entire game worlds on the blockchain. Game worlds and universes that can run unstoppable and are resistant to censorship.

20 March 2018, London, England: Since the first years of Bitcoin, online gaming has always been a focus of a number of cryptocurrency initiatives and developments. However, due to many  issues previously unaddressed, such as speed, cost, and scalability, existing projects have largely failed to incorporate blockchain technology into video games in any significant way.

Fortunately, there is an emerging platform, Chimaera, that seeks to penetrate this hundred billion dollar industry through a revolutionary approach. Unlike existing projects, Chimaera (CHI) is creating a custom blockchain ecosystem that will allow games to run, serverless, directly on top of its custom blockchain.

Virtual gaming startup Chimaera is gearing up for their public presale, starting 23 March 2018. Participants in this token generation event will have the opportunity to purchase Chimaera’s native CHI coin. CHI fuels all transactions on the blockchain as well as transactions between the blockchain and game channels.

The token event will play host to three bonus rounds; participants will have the opportunity to secure a 30% Discount in the presale and a 15% Discount in the first main stage.

Blockchain-based gaming

While other initiatives may provide interesting approaches to this massive industry, these attempts have been limited in scope and capacity mainly just a system of virtual asset trading.

Chimaera, on the other hand, is forging a revolutionary technology coined “game channels” which represents a gamified adaptation of Lightning Network developments. Game channels is an idea first introduced by Chimaera’s lead developer, Dr. Daniel Kraft, on Bitcointalk in 2015 and explained thoroughly through a peer-reviewed 2016 Ledger journal entry.

With game channels, players can connect to one another and game worlds directly on the Chimaera blockchain. Without a central server, game developers pay nothing for server upkeep. Additionally, as gaming takes places on the immutable blockchain ledger, players are automatically protected from cheaters, and no human moderation is required.

Empowering Gamers

As all gaming takes place on the custom Chimaera blockchain, gamers subsequently maintain real and liquid ownership of all their in-game currencies, assets, and characters. As a result, players are free to transfer and trade items between different games and players, as well as buy and sell them for real-world currency.

This ecosystem enables a Play-to-Earn framework for all gamers, and potentially a paradigm shift in the way games are played. For the first time in the history of video games, players can take part in an ecosystem where their virtual labors and successes translate to real profit. This profit can be utilized to purchase other games and gear, or even cashed out completely. Not only does this ecosystem empower gamers to profit, but it also eliminates sunk costsassociated with a player losing interest in a game or merely transitioning from one game to another.

Team and Background

While the underlying technology and solutions Chimaera provides are undoubtedly exciting, what’s just as impressive is what’s behind the project. Chimaera consists of a stellar team of industry leaders and cryptocurrency veterans.  As mentioned previously, Dr. Kraft is the inventor of the underlying game channels technology behind the platform. Additionally, Kraft is one of the top contributors to the Bitcoin Core codebase, and was also a lead developer of Namecoin- the cryptocurrency from which the Chimaera blockchain is forked from.

Apart from Kraft, many team members represent successful backgrounds with decades of experience developing indie and triple-A titles alike. Some of these members have worked in powerhouse gaming studios such as EA and Square Enix. Major games they have worked on include Command and Conquer and Medal of Honor, and games representing popular IP’s, such as Star Trek and the Walking Dead.

The development of Chimaera precedes that of most of the major altcoins. The Chimaera team initially worked to create Huntercoin, a revolutionary project launched in 2013 that represented the first game propagated directly on the blockchain. Chimaera is essentially the evolution of this prototype- an environment that can apply this approach to a vast array of online game.

Visit the Website: https://chimaera.io
Read the Whitepaper: https://chimaera.io/downloads/Chimaera_White_Paper.pdf
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Media Contact
Name: Ayalies Schoonhoven
Location: London
Email: media@chimaera.io

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