Blockchain

MP calls for chief blockchain officer

Conservative MP Eddie Hughes has released a report calling for the government to increase its focus on using blockchain, in a move that highlights the universal growth of this technology across all sectors.

Paul Unger PlaceTech

EDITOR’S NOTE | Chained to the future

While business folk and tech watchers go on attacking and defending blockchain, arguing in a loop over whether it has value or not, notable evidence of its growing credibility among large companies and authorities keeps racking up quietly in the background, writes Paul Unger.

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JLL hires ex-Google director

JLL has appointed former Google executive Vinay Goel as chief digital product officer to focus on new product development and innovation for clients.

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Meet the judges: PlaceTech Prize

Alex Edds, Melanie Leech, James Dearsley and Tom Cheesewright are among the panel of property and technology experts judging the PlaceTech Prize for innovation in 2018.

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5 showcases from MIPIM PropTech Europe

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Nicola Byrne

PlaceTech loves to showcase new products and services, so we went on a lap of the Startup Village in Paris to ask companies to pitch to us on camera.

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Doors open on first MIPIM PropTech Europe

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Nicola Byrne

The doors of the first MIPIM Proptech Europe have opened in Paris and it’s expected that around 1,500 property and technology professionals will attend the conference and exhibition over the next two days.