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Securitize Accquires BUIDL to Facilitate its Expansion in Japan

December 9, 2019
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‘Securitize,’ a platform that helps companies tokenize assets and securities, just declared that it had acquired ‘BUIDL,’ a Japan-based blockchain consultancy firm that helps businesses establish a foothold in the crypto industry. This acquisition is Securitize’s attempt to fa...

Bank of China Issues 20 Billion Yuan To SME’S

December 9, 2019
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The Bank of China has issued $2.8B for Small and Medium Enterprises(SME) utilizing blockchain technology amidst the broad adoption of technology in the country. ‘Bank of China,’ one of the four largest commercial banks in the country, has provided 20 billion yuan ($2.8 billion) to SME’s i...

2019, A ‘Not So Good Year’ For Crypto & Blockchain Industry

December 9, 2019
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The crypto and blockchain industry has had a not-so-great 2019 in India and abroad due to a lack of desirable regulations and unfriendly central banks. Yet, things may vary in the upcoming years, say experts. The year started with shutdowns of cryptocurrency exchanges and layoffs. Although with global gian...

Blockchain Is A Fast-Evolving​ Technology In China

December 7, 2019
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‘Forkast Insights,’ the research arm of ‘Asia-based Forkast,’ took an in-depth, extensive look at how blockchain technology is integrated in China. Forkast Insights conferred its first report on Dec.5, on how blockchain is implemented by the Chinese government and companies across t...

Blockchain Technology The Ultimate Solution To India’s Problems

December 7, 2019
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Although India’s ranking on the ‘World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business league’ table has increased and deserves praise, the World Bank, last week, asserted that the Government of Narendra Modi needs to do much more to attract foreign investment which would give much-needed jobs. ...

WAX Cloud Wallet To Streamline Onboarding And Login Process

December 7, 2019
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Utilizing blockchain-based applications can be a terrifying process. But several crypto startups are looking to simplify the onramps to the decentralized web. ‘WAX’ is a gaming-focused platform meant for trading, selling, and purchasing digital assets. Earlier this week, it declared the launch ...

In Conversation With The CMO Of Fantom Michael Chen

December 7, 2019
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We had pleasure interviewing Michael Chen, the CMO of Fantom. Fantom offers the most powerful foundations for decentralized ledgers. Instead of centralizing all computing power and all usage on a single decentralized ledger, users of the Fantom ecosystem deploy their own independent distributed ledgers wit...

Microsoft Develops Non Fungible Tokens For Azure Community

December 6, 2019
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Microsoft’s blockchain-enabled cloud platform ‘Microsoft Azure’ announced the “Azure Heroes” blockchain non-fungible tokens (NFT) directed at remunerating its developer community. The tokens represent cartoonish badgers and aim to compensate for positive behavior in Azure̵...

South Korea and China Allies For Blockchain Roaming Deal

December 6, 2019
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South Korea’s most populous telecoms provider, ‘KT Corporation,’ is boosting a partnership with China Mobile targeting blockchain technology and 5G roaming. As a local English-language news outlet, The Korea Herald announced on Dec. 5; KT is planning to debut 5G roaming capabilities in Ch...

Germany To Be The Next Blockchain Island

December 6, 2019
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Malta, named as “blockchain island,” is losing its luster. The Mediterranean island, the smallest country in the European Union,has become an attraction for companies interested to take benefit of its welcoming attitude towards tax, cryptocurrencies, and passport arrangements. They include bigw...

Blockchain Technology To Dominate The Finance Sector

December 4, 2019
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Blockchain Technology could entirely rock up to five sectors as it streamlines the process and opens up the market: trade finance, trading, payments, insurance, and digital identity. “We will shift from the lab to the business model. It’s time to innovate and change,” Laurent Marochini, h...

Mastercard Focuses on Practical Application of Blockchain Technology

December 4, 2019
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The increase in the value of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and other cryptocurrencies has ascended blockchain into public awareness. But cryptocurrency is not the only application of blockchain, as companies with absolute interests in the technology will point out. “The sensationalism that media has b...

U.S Based E-Commerce Company Buyaladdin.com INC Reveals CEO

December 4, 2019
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The nascent global e-commerce company Buyaladdin.com, INC. proudly appoints one of its key people. Stanley Park who participated in Buyaladdin application development will be entrusted as the Buyaladdin CEO. Together with a fellow American corporate leader on the executive board, Buyaladdin CEO Stanley wil...

U.P Using Blockchain for Trading Power from Rooftop Solar

December 4, 2019
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The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has passed a pilot project for P2P (peer-to-peer) transactions of power from rooftop solar systems utilizing blockchain-based technology. Government buildings or consumers will carry out P2P transactions for the trading of rooftop solar power unde...

Sri Lanka To Use Blockchain Technology For KYC

December 3, 2019
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In an open call published on its website Nov. 29, the bank declared that it is seeking tech companies who can create it a “proof of concept” shared KYC system for its banking industry. “The rising demand for digitalized financial services has created an opportunity for Sri Lanka to assess...

Softbank Unveils A Debit Card With In-Built Blockchain Wallet

December 3, 2019
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Japanese multinational conglomerate ‘Softbank’ unveiled a new debit card that may be utilized to make both traditional fiat and blockchain-based digital currency payments. The new product, named ‘SBC Wallet Card,’ highlights a prepaid debit card, a blockchain-based wallet, that can ...

Blockchain Technology To Safeguard Votes In Elections

December 3, 2019
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As technology touches every phase of our lives, excitement in the use of electronic voting in elections has been increasing; its backers claim that like this, it can make votes more reliable and quicker to count. However, while this might appear as simple as updating the old paper process for the modern ag...

According To Report Blockchain Not A Fit In Transactive Energy

December 2, 2019
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Blockchain, a distributed database technology that provides a network of parties to transact with each other securely, has been recognized as a game-changing discovery in the power sector for its potential to host transactive energy markets and boost decentralization. In one much-touted application, for in...

VeChain Thor to Host One of Famous Gamebook of 1980​s​

December 2, 2019
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‘The Way of the Tiger,’ one of gamebook genre scouts and a true 1980s legend, will be released with non-fungible tokens on VeChain Thor.  Unique transferrable blockchain-based assets, non-fungible tokens, are generally employed as game items.  The most popular blockchain games, ‘Gods...

Tea Board Of India To Use Blockchain In Tea Traceability

December 2, 2019
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In an ‘Expression of Interest’ (EoI) announced by ‘Tea Board India’ on October 17, 2019, top corporates and tech giants such as Infosys, Amazon, and Yes Bank beside 25 companies have shown acute interest to help Tea Board use blockchain and associated technology solutions to bring t...

ABBC Foundation Files Case Against Turkish Crypto Exchange Sistemkoin

December 2, 2019
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In line with the hacking incident and delisting of ABBC Coin on the Sistemkoin exchange, ABBC Foundation is now taking legal action against the Turkey-based digital asset exchange.  In September 2018, ABBC Coin was listed on Sistemkoin. According to the ABBC team, a few months after, a user has inform...

HSBC Moves $ 20 Billion Assets to Blockchain Platform

November 30, 2019
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Blockchain and banking continue to advance new boundaries with the comparatively unproven technology claiming lots of promise and potential, but not finding too many direct uses, as of yet. One of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, HSBC, which is headquartered in London,...

Blockchain Technology Can Diminish Food Fraud, Reveals a Study

November 30, 2019
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The food industry can save up to $31 billion in global fraud savings by trailing food on its route from farms to consumers through the blockchain. Juniper Research reveals that blockchain technology, in combination with the ‘Internet of Things ‘(IoT) sensors and trackers, will significantly dec...

In Conversation With Richard Maaghul CEO Of ODEM

November 29, 2019
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We had a pleasure interviewing Richard Maaghul CEO of ODEM. Richard has over 20 years of experience in web technology and entrepreneurship. In 1999, he founded Jadworks, online web and intranet builder for growing companies contracted for large-scale use by companies such as Chevron and Bright Horizons Fam...

Israel Missing Out In Blockchain Space Reveals Internet Association

November 29, 2019
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Israel is missing out on the inherent advantages of blockchain technologies, such as managing protected databases, making smart transactions, and cryptocurrencies that can contend with the conventional financial system.  This conclusion is relinquished by a new policy document, which was issued for th...

NatWest And Coadjute To Contour Home Buying Process In UK

November 29, 2019
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National Westminster Bank, or NatWest, is a significant retail and commercial bank in the U.K. looking to contour the method of buying home in the U.K. Presently, it takes an approximated three months to conclude a purchase. But hopes are there that through a new distributed ledger technology consortium wi...

Blockchain Technology To Introduce Decentralised Internet Globally

November 29, 2019
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Internet usage and its different aspects have intimated a lot of discussions across the globe where centralized service providers command over personal/regional Internet access, and data storage is seen as a dilemma in many areas of the world.  Surfing the Internet is not as solitary as once sensed it...

Afghanistan All Set To Introduce Blockchain in The Healthcare Sector

November 28, 2019
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The Afghan Ministry of Public Health has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with blockchain firm ‘Fantom Operations‘ to unite blockchain technology into the country’s healthcare sector.  The terms of the MoU would employ blockchain to identify spurious medicines, digitize pa...

Indian Government Plans To Develop A National Blockchain Framework

November 28, 2019
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The Indian government is developing a national framework to help the broader deployment of blockchain use cases. Sanjay Dhotre, ‘Minister of State for electronics and IT’ (MeitY), said on Wednesday that the government is planning an approach paper on the National Level Blockchain Framework, whi...

Why Cryptocurrency Education Matter?

November 28, 2019
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We can’t have cryptocurrency mass adoption without cryptocurrency education. Why? Because educated people won’t invest in something they don’t understand, and uneducated people are too quickly lead to poor decisions. Cryptocurrency has the potential to offer people greater economic freedom, but what people...

Moog Inc. Blends 3-D Printing and Blockchain to Provide Aircraft Parts

November 27, 2019
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Aircraft-component maker Moog Inc., an Aircraft-component maker, is experimenting with a blend of blockchain and 3-D printing to pace up the replacement of defective aircraft parts to a few hours from several days. The aircraft-parts market is massively regulated, with sales requiring certification from th...

Tamil Nadu Set to Enter Blockchain Space With E-Governance

November 27, 2019
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The application programming used for giving different endorsements under this program will be fairly adjusted with the goal that documents issued will digitally hit the Makkal Number made by Tamil Nadu e-Governance Agency (TNeGA). The goal is to warrant that there is a corruption-free flow of data between ...

What is Actually Hurting the Markets Is The Lack of a Comprehensive Crypto Index

November 26, 2019
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One of the most efficient ways for retail investors to earn profit in the stock market is to invest in ‘index funds,’ which have been observed to exceed mutual funds over time generally.  To date, the absence of a complete index fund for crypto assets similar to one’s based on the &#...

NEO Allies With LEDGER to Develop NEXT Generation Internet

November 26, 2019
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NEO Blockchain, renowned for bringing blockchain technology to the layman, has associated with LEDGER. The partnership, according to the NEO, is directed at building the Next Generation Internet. NEO also aids in digitizing crypto assets using smart contracts. A blockchain is no longer a medium for digital...

Block2 Builds Blockchain-Based​ Solution For SMEs with EY

November 26, 2019
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‘Block2’, a Sydney-based peer-to-peer human capital firm, has brought ‘EY’ on board to assist in developing a new blockchain solution. ‘2Mota’ is expected to be Block2’s new peer-to-peer marketplace, designed to support SMEs (small and medium enterprises) with...

China On Strict Crackdown Of Cryptocurrency And Bitcoin

November 26, 2019
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When President Xi Jinping adored blockchain technology as an opportunity that China should dive into last month, many took it as a hopeful sign for the cryptocurrency market. This optimistic interpretation led to the return of uncertain fever surrounding not just significant cryptocurrencies but also claim...

Dr.Laura To Use Blockchain To Reduce Cancer Drug Development Cost

November 22, 2019
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There have been lots of strong claims about blockchain technology in almost every sector, from food to medicine. So far, the sizzle to steak ratio has been out of whack, and skepticism is integral to good science. Dr. Laura Esserman is on a mission to bring the blockchain to health care. She is a renowned

Ultra To Dominate Gaming Industry with Blockchain & Ubisoft

November 22, 2019
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Ultra is one of several companies that consider blockchain can make the distribution of games more active and gamers more loyal. The Paris company today declared that Ubisoft, a French video game giant, will help authenticate transactions on its blockchain for gamers. Blockchain Technology is characterized...

Lamborgini To Accelerate Car Authentication Process Using Blockchain

November 22, 2019
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Luxury carmaker Automobili Lamborghini, faced problem while validating the authenticity and heritage of each car. The obstacle was, to get a Lamborghini vehicle accurately authenticated involved a strenuous, often manual-based process. When consumers want to obtain the heritage of their car to gets its val...

A Quick​ Recap of Top 6 Blockchain News of The Month

November 21, 2019
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In the past few decades, blockchain technology has evolved into one of the most promising tools for speed, security, transparency, and decentralization. A lot of industries, from healthcare to banking and finance, education, agriculture, and real estate, among other sectors has started adjusting to this so...

Asia Pacific Expected To Dominate Blockchain Healthcare Globally

November 21, 2019
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The application of blockchain technology in healthcare will expand in the coming years. A recent report predicts a massive $890.5 million being spent on blockchain systems across the global sector by the year 2023. Anticipated to lead the adoption of blockchain technology in healthcare is the ‘Asia-P...

Wyoming’s 13 New Blockchain Laws and it’s analysis

November 21, 2019
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The state of Wyoming gathered its Blockchain Task Force last year, whose aim was to pass legislation to make the jurisdiction an attractive choice for industry startups.  Named the “Delaware of digital asset law,” a reference to Delaware’s lead in corporate law, Wyoming presently has...

COI Uses Blockchain Technology To Clean Oceans And Reduce Waste

November 20, 2019
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The applicability of blockchain technology in various fields has increased remarkably in the past years. The first use of this technology was as a payment medium, providing a secure, quick, and transparent way of obtaining and transferring funds across the world. The adoption of the new blockchain technolo...

Bison Trails A Libra Association Member Raises $ 25.5M In Series A

November 20, 2019
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Bison Trails, a blockchain protocol provider has secured a $25.5 million Series in A funding round led by Blockchain Capital to improve the firm’s infrastructure services. ConsenSys, Coinbase Ventures, A Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Collaborative Fund, and Sound Ventures entered the latest round as new ...

Wholechain To Trace The Seafood Supply chain with Blockchain

November 20, 2019
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Nowadays, most of the retailers want to know where their food comes from. Plenty of startups are using blockchain technology, for its security and transparency rather than cryptocurrency. Wholechain is a platform built on blockchain technology focused on helping fragmented food, and agriculture supply chai...

Is Blockchain-Based Tardigrade Cheaper Than Amazon’s AWS?

November 20, 2019
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A cloud storage service initially declared in 2015 that makes use of the decentralized, peer-to-peer architecture of blockchain technology to record encrypted information on the computers of users across the world has disclosed its pricing model and launch date. Storj Labs initially launched the Tardigrade...

ABBC Launches Aladdin Pro Wallet, A Multi-Asset Secured Wallet

November 20, 2019
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Redefining cryptocurrency security, a new digital wallet – Aladdin Pro Wallet – has been released. The ABBC Foundation will now provide an outstanding crypto security solution.  Perfect for professional traders and long-term crypto users, Aladdin Pro Wallet is a secure and multi-asset blockchain walle...

U.S. & China Tech-War Continues: Is Blockchain Leading to Geopolitics

November 19, 2019
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Things are dramatically shifting from an economic point of view across the world. Two significant superpowers, the U.S. and China, are entangled in a trade war where tariffs have been imposed on goods developing ambiguity for customers and businesses alike and making daily products more costly.  The U...

Chinese Government In Support of Blockchain or Bitcoin?

November 19, 2019
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In late-October, The Bitcoin experienced a considerable variation in its price from $7,300 over $10,600. This price variation was addressed few hours after the Chinese President made bullish or optimistic comments on blockchain technology, which created optimism that these statements would indicate the sta...

“Hahn Air” Issues First Blockchain-Enabled Tickets To Its Passengers

November 19, 2019
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – German airline ‘Hahn Air’ on Monday declared it had issued the first airline tickets empowered by blockchain technology, in collaboration with ‘Winding Tree,’ an open-source travel distribution platform. Hahn Air provides scheduled and charter flights in E...

FEMA To Introduce Blockchain For Quick Disaster Dividend Payments

November 19, 2019
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FEMA( America’s Federal Emergency Management Agency) is considering a blockchain registry to increase the pace of disaster relief payments. According to a November report published on Monday, the proposal by America’s disaster response mitigators comes through a draft text of it’s Nationa...

Make Way For Blockchain 5.0! Here’s All You Need To Know About It

November 18, 2019
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Blockchain technology has advanced and invaded the field of technology, emerging at a pace quicker than most other parallel domains over the last few years. While the world is occupied with more prominent players like Facebook, companies are making some radical advancements for able use cases of the blockc...

Core Scientific Launches Hosting Facility With The Help Of Blockchain

November 18, 2019
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Famous Artificial Intelligence and blockchain firm, Core Scientific, has launched a world-class blockchain hosting facility in Calvert City, Kentucky. As per a press release by the company on November 12, 2019, the new facility will develop a lot of high-technology and construction jobs for the masses. ...

EoS or Ethereum Which Is ​Faster, Better And Secure?

November 18, 2019
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Ethereum and EOS are the world’s significant blockchain projects at this time. While Ethereum wants to decentralize world computing, EOS’s objective is to run fast decentralized applications. Each protocol uses a distinct consensus algorithm and a different governance model to accomplish these ...

U.S To Counter Blockchain And Digital Currency Ambition Of China

November 18, 2019
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In the October 23 Congress hearing on Facebook’s digital currency ‘Libra,’ the founder and CEO of the social media giant, Mark Zuckerberg, warned Washington that blocking Libra would pave to China’s growing technological dominance, which would ultimately threaten America’s dem...

Blockchain Joins Hands with Cannabis to make Research Project

November 16, 2019
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A blockchain-based data marketplace, ‘Measure Protocol,’ and a cannabis-oriented survey rewards app,’ Broccoli,’ will together establish a research group for cannabis users.  The companies will use this to analyze customers, collect information, and prepare reports dedicated to...

Nestle And Carrefour Implement Baby Milk Formula With Blockchain

November 16, 2019
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Nestlé, the global food giant, has associated with French supermarket chain ‘Carrefour’ to bring baby milk formula with blockchain. Using IBM’s food-tracking blockchain software ‘IBM Food Trust,’ these two firms will provide consumers transparent data for the ‘GUIGOZ Bio...

Blockchain Has A Bright Future Claims Binance CEO

November 16, 2019
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Blockchain expert and CEO of Binance, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, is positive about the future of blockchain and digital currency, saying the industry will get more prominent in the coming years. According to an interview with Bloomberg, he comments on the future of blockchain-based technologies, reviews the curr...

Blockchain Technology To Shake Hands With The Food Industry

November 15, 2019
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With blockchain technology, food suppliers and intermediaries can submit data related to breeding, transport of products, and manufacturing into a ledger, which consumers can then access. Data stored in this ledger cannot be changed subsequently. It acts as an assurance of the quality and reliability of th...

Walmart Canada And Blockchain To Make SCM Better!

November 15, 2019
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Walmart Canada has proclaimed the world’s first enterprise full production blockchain solution launched at a large scale mission-critical function. The network will allow for sharing data and collaboration between seventy 3rd party trucking organizations delivering the company. The blockchain system is a c...

KYC Automation Just Got Easier With The Help Of Verismart

November 14, 2019
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Regtech ( Regulatory Technology), often described as the younger brother of fintech, is finding its niche market in India. Obviously, with the familiar and popular challenge – the abundance of unorganized statutory and compliance data for KYC profiling. Frost & Sullivan recommends the global Regt...

Here’s What Sheila Warren And David Treat Think About Blockchain!

November 14, 2019
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A couple of years back, blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) was known as the hot ticket, but recently limelight has receded to the background. Is there any business value to be discovered in blockchain?  “Yes, but only if done correctly, blockchain technology is all about reinventing bus...

Thailand Planning To Adopt Blockchain-Based VAT Refund For Tourists

November 14, 2019
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The Finance Ministry is planning to adopt blockchain-based VAT (i.e., value-added tax) refund service for foreign tourists, from this month-end. The blockchain technology for VAT compensation must speed up the process for tourists all over the world as details of their purchases will be immediately shared ...

Blockchain: Breakable Or Unbreakable? Here’s All You Need To Know

November 14, 2019
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Industries as outer as real estate and diamond sales have grasped blockchain without knowing it entirely as to what it is or how its features might not succeed or have inadvertent consequences. Blockchain guarantees users that once the data is recorded, it can never be deleted or forged. It means that peop...

Blockchain Technology And It’s Benefit To Digital Notary

November 13, 2019
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A notary or a public notary is a public officer appointed by the state government who has the potential to certify a particular action or deed. It includes contracts, documents, affidavits useful in other jurisdictions or deeds. The role of notary requires an official to be a fair-minded person in differen...

Top Organisations​ Are Innovating Securely​, Thanks To The Blockchain

November 13, 2019
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The growth of blockchain helps individuals as well as organizations the opportunity to elevate productivity. Blockchain can boost the transactional process among individuals, companies, suppliers, etc. to develop more flexible and efficient results. Blockchain is an asset as it can provide security to the ...

Is Blockchain dead? Shocking Revelation By Experts

November 13, 2019
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Enthusiasm for blockchain technology that was likely to revolutionize and solve all problems in the world is fading among individuals quickly. Blockchain, the prime technology that powers cryptocurrencies are getting its last sacrament in New York at the Consensus Invest conference where hundreds of true-b...

MAS Develops Blockchain-based​ Prototype for the Payment Network!

November 13, 2019
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MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) has developed a blockchain-based prototype that facilitates payments to be carried out in various currencies on the same network. The prototype network, which was developed by MAS in alliance with JP Morgan and Temasek, can boost cost efficiencies for businesses. It is...

The Indian States In Process to adopt Blockchain?

November 12, 2019
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Blockchain a digital ledger system where transactions made in bitcoin or other cryptocurrency are digitally recorded in chronological order publicly whenever a cryptocurrency is bought or sold. Using this sophisticated technology, individuals yield tremendous benefits. But there are some problems the world...

Coffee Just ​Got Better With Blockchain

November 12, 2019
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The Coffee Board of India’ (CBoI) launched a blockchain-based electronic market platform for farmers on 28 March earlier this year. The response they got was dull, with only 23 registered, and just 100 tonnes of India’s 0.32 million tonnes of coffee produced in 2018-19 sold via the platform. Th...

Live Planet To Launch Blockchain-Based​ Virtual Reality Network

November 11, 2019
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Live Planet, a media company,has recently announceditsplans to soon launch a blockchain-based virtual reality network, ‘the Blockchain Virtual Reality (VR) Network’, whichwill be used to host crypto and other blockchain-related content. They shared the development program in a press release ...

Bithumb Steps Into India With Its New Blockchain Platform

November 8, 2019
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Bithumb, which is known to be amongst the largest cryptocurrency exchanges across the globe, made an announcement on introducing India to its Blockchain platform. Both government and private sectors, which would include startups and other Indian companies, can make use of The Bithumb Chain, as it is known,...

Coca-Cola Supplychain Firm All Set To Expand Its Blockchain Project

November 6, 2019
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The IT firm that runs Coca-Cola’s bottle manufacturing supply chain processes has its eyes set on the power of blockchain technology. Coke One North America (CONA) says its pilot project with software provider SAP is now ready for expansion from two to 70 of the manufacturers that deliver the 160,000 bottl...

Yap Stone Gets Listed on 8 Exchanges, Giveaways Happening

November 6, 2019
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Yap Stone (YAP), the native asset of the Yap Chain Foundation, got listed on eight notable cryptocurrency exchanges earlier this week, with at least four of them having YAP giveaway events. Users are now able to trade YAP on their preferred crypto exchanges, which are BW, DragonEx, Coinbene, DigiFinex, Coi...

Chinese Regulators Investigate Great Wall Group After Its Stock Rise

November 5, 2019
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A porcelain and education firm that seemed quite dubious is reportedly under investigation by a top Chinese regulator after it became a blockchain stock much in demand last week. Guangdong Great Wall Group’s stock price went rising for five days straight last week after Chinese President Xi Jinping praised...

Is Blockchain Slowly Becoming A Core Components Of Digital Payments?

November 4, 2019
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Although Blockchain technology got its identity from the cryptocurrency king Bitcoin, it went to make a name solely for itself. The future is what we see in the present, as many traditional systems of industries are transforming into futuristic ones via Blockchain. Industries like payments, smart contracts...

Knabu To Pilot Bank Regulatory Reporting With Factom Blockchain

November 1, 2019
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Crypto startup Knabu is working towards piloting bank regulatory reporting with Factom. Factom is among the first enterprise blockchain companies. Reportedly, the launch of the 30-day pilot of the London-based firm was on the 31st of October. Knabu is a payments company with a smart-deposit product meant t...

Yap Chain Foundation Listing Yap Stone on 8 Top Exchanges

November 1, 2019
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The Yap Chain Foundation, the company responsible for the creation of the coin, Yap Stone, is proud to announce that they are listing their coin on eight top-tier global exchanges. The event will happen on November 5, 2019. Yap Stone will be available for trading at 4:00 PM (UTC+8).  Yap Stone will be...

XUNLEI Limited To Establish A Fund Worth $ 100 Million In Blockchain

October 31, 2019
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Xunlei Limited, which is considered to be among the forefront of innovators in shared cloud computing and blockchain technology, informed on the 30th of October that it is planning to establish an independent private equity fund to invest in blockchain technology. It has hopes of raising US$100 Million for...

Tencent Gets Approval To Draft Blockchain-Based Invoice Standards

October 31, 2019
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Tencent, which is among China’s internet giants and is Wechat’s owner company, has received a nod from the Chinese tax officials to draft blockchain-based invoice standards. Reportedly, the funding for Tencent’s blockchain invoice project was received from countries including the U.K., Switzerland, Sweden,...

State-Level Policy For Blockchain And AI To Be Released By Tamil Nadu

October 31, 2019
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Disrupting public policy and governance are new-age technologies like Blockchain and Al. Tamil Nadu is working on a state-level policy for both of these future-oriented technologies. The will be released soon in about 8 to 10 days after they get approval. “We are working on separate policies on blockchain ...

Telangana To Become India’s First State To Implement Blockchain In PDS Scheme

October 30, 2019
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India has been implementing Blockchain at a rapid pace, and it will have a significant impact on how the industries will run in the country in the future. The government had given a nod to Blockchain and utilizing it to usher into the secure digital age.  The Telangana State Civil Supplies Corporation...

Sports, Movies And Blockchain Is What ‘Fight To Fame’ Reality Show Is About

October 30, 2019
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Blockchain has made its way into reality shows, as well. A reality show platform that goes by the name Fit to Fame has developed a business model code known as “BMS” or “Blockchain + Movie + Sports.” The purpose of the model is to use Blockchain and bring together two different worl...

Blockchain Shapes The Supply Chain Industry As India Uses It For Tea Trade

October 30, 2019
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Blockchain for supply chains has been the trend currently as we see Reliance using Blockchain to ensure transparency to goods transport. Next in line is Tea Board India, as they are looking forward to implementing Blockchain to ensure complete traceability of tea produced and supplied in the country. ...

CASA168 To Transforms The Casino Industry With The Help Of Blockchain

October 29, 2019
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CASA168, the blockchain-based streaming casino service provider, gets its name from CASA, which translates to “house” in Spanish. The number 168 that follows CASA implies the ‘path to success’ in Chinese. CASA168 established the BVI Corporation for the creation of what they call the...

South Korea Goes Blockchain Not Long After China

October 29, 2019
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South Korea’s additional investments followed after China’s announcement on its pro-blockchain efforts towards development. The South-Korean government will invest some USD 12.8 million in blockchain projects in 2020, as confirmed by the Ministry of Science and ICT. Reportedly, the ministry has...

China Becomes Pro-Blockchain As It Bans Anti-Blockchain Articles

October 29, 2019
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As per the reports, the officials in China are in the process of deleting a post that says that Blockchain technology is a scam. This comes after China’s official acceptance of Blockchain. Chinese officials and president Xi Jinping caused a significant stir late last week after the latter gave a speec...

Mastercard Uses Blockchain For Seafood Tracking With ENVISIBLE

October 29, 2019
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Mastercard is collaborating with food track-and-trace software provider Envisible to create a blockchain-based supply chain platform that will help supermarkets with tracing the origin of seafood. Powered by Mastercard’s blockchain-based Provenance service Envisible’s new Wholech...

ECP + Is overcoming The Limitations Of Blockchain

October 29, 2019
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ECP + project which has already been listed on the global exchanges, HOTBIT and COIN2X Korea Exchange, has now also been listed on the UK global exchange P2PB2B.IO for the third time. ECP+ was created with the idea of bringing efficiency as well as convenience in transaction process and increasing utility....

Research Claims That More Than 40% Blockchain Employees Work At Crypto Exchanges

October 24, 2019
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The BlocK, an industry-focused publication, conducted research which revealed that almost half of all people working in the blockchain industry are employed by cryptocurrency exchanges. The research results were out on the 23rd of October. According to the report, 42% of people at 158 analyzed firms work f...

TCS Launch A Blockchain-Based Customer Loyalty Platform: Multi-Brand

October 24, 2019
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TCS on wednesday took a significant Blockchain move by launching a blockchain-based multi-brand customer loyalty platform by making use of enterprise Corda, the blockchain company R3’s platform. TCS, the IT services provider, wishes to open up a market opportunity to bring in together customer loyalt...

Corda Blockchain Gets An Ing’s Notary Service Upliftment For Better Transactions

October 24, 2019
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An announcement on a “Blockchain breakthrough” to help enhance ING, a financial services firm, made privacy and security. This feature development is for the transactions that are on the open-source blockchain platform Corda. ING’s “zero-knowledge proof notary service” access ...

Four More Institutions Join Soth Korea’s Decentralised Identity Initative​

October 23, 2019
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South Korea’s decentralized identity initiative got four more significant institutions, which also include the Shinhan and NH Nonghyup banks under its umbrella. The decentralized identity is the initiative that works towards securing and sharing personal information via Blockchain. Released back in July, t...

Blockchain Payments Bring Greater Financial Control: Bank Of Cambodia

October 23, 2019
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Blockchain is making its way into banks and providing futuristic solutions for the banking sector. Assistant Governor at the National Bank of Cambodia Serey Chea made a statement that blockchain payments are the way towards bringing greater financial control and maintaining remittance efficiency. She state...

“Putin Is The Most Influential Person In Blockchain”, Claims Binance CEO

October 23, 2019
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Changpeng Zhao, who is the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance, called Russian President Vladimir Putin to be the most influential person in the blockchain industry. Zhao mentioned in an article on RBC News that Putin would be his choice as someone who has a massive influence in the bloc...

BW’S ‘To The Moon’ Launchpad Event To Witness Maccplus Official Listing

October 23, 2019
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It is official that Maccplus would be listed on October 28th after the ToW Moon program, the launchpad event of BW Exchange. Selected as the 14th Tudor Moon, Maccplus Coin runs from October 21st to 10:00 am on October 21st. To The Moon is a unique launchpad event that serves the participants who have met

Bunkertrace, A Blockchain A​nd DNA-Based Fuel Tracking Solution

October 22, 2019
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Bunkertrace, a blockchain and DNA-based fuel tracking solution, is utilizing DNA markers to trace bunker fuel oil all through the supply chain. In an article by the American Journal of Transportation on the 21st of October, Bunkertrace announced its commercial launch. It comes after a successful ...

China’s Cyber Inspector Gives A Nod to 309 Blockchain Service Providers

October 22, 2019
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The Cyberspace Administration of China published its second list of registered blockchain service providers. This administration is the country’s central Internet regulator, censor, oversight, and control agency. The new batch includes around 309 companies that represent diverse industries. Some of these s...

“Would Stay Cautious on Libra Project”, Says Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

October 22, 2019
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Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, reportedly stated that India would also be joining among others in remaining cautious concerning Facebook’s Libra. Last week’s 2019 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, D.C. discussed the Libra projec...

The AI And Blockchain Future Will Be Coming Sooner Than Later

October 22, 2019
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The new-age has had an industrial revolution to be steered by various automation. Factory and fossil fuels were the ones that drove the industrial revolutions in the past; currently, the automation revolution primarily based on data-driven artificial intelligence (AI). It is indeed essential to know how th...