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Brazil’s Regulators Launch Blockchain Platform for Data Sharing!

April 6, 2020
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Brazil has launched a blockchain platform that will enable its three central market regulators to bestow information seamlessly. The platform is recognized as PIER and was started collectively by the private insurance superintendent (SUSEP), the Securities and Exchanges Commission (CVM), and the Banco Cent...

Envoy Group Improves Blockchain Supply Chain Solution With KYC Hub Association!

April 6, 2020
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Envoy Group, a blockchain supply chain company, has declared collaboration with KYC Hub. This team-up intends to leverage the KYC Hub’s business verification, anti-money laundering, workflow management, and know your customer (KYC) solutions to support Envoy Group onboard its legacy clients on the co...

GM Files a Patent for a Blockchain-Powered Navigation Map!

April 5, 2020
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Major car manufacturer, General Motors, or GM, has registered a patent application for a continuously updating navigation map system. The system would utilize the blockchain to combine data from vehicle sensors and create a reliable map for autonomous vehicles. According to the filing, which was submitted ...

Nodle Network Migrates From Stellar to its Own Blockchain Network With its Arcadia Testnet!

April 5, 2020
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Nodle Network, an IOTA (MIOTA) competitor, is in the process of transferring from Stellar (XLM) to its blockchain network with the announcement of the Arcadia testnet. Nodle is a decentralized network provider that specializes in identifying and connecting the IoT (internet of things). It recently connects...

Huobi Charity Accompanies Rally with Blockchain Community to Battle Covid-19!

April 3, 2020
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The charitable arm of Huobi Group, Huobi Charity has joined Binance and other significant cryptocurrency and blockchain companies in supporting the global community to combat COVID-19. Huobi will be making monetary contributions, donating medical supplies, and leveraging blockchain technology to help hospi...

Blockchain Delivers Transparency to Striving Market for Texas Grain!

April 3, 2020
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Bread and pasta are departing from shelves across the globe as shoppers stockpile amid fears that COVID-19 could limit the supply of the staples. While everything from labor shortages in North America to drought in Africa, and rationing in Asia, has been charged for the deficit, another factor, the inflati...

Novel Blockchain Project Allows Users To Choose Their Renewable Energy Source!

April 2, 2020
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Australian blockchain firm Power Ledger and French green energy retailer ekWateur are speculating that customer choice can assist drive the transformation to sustainable energy usage. In a declaration on April 1, the two firms unveiled that they will be contributing approximately a quarter of a million Fre...

Lancashire Cricket Club Turns To Blockchain Ticketing Solution!

April 2, 2020
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Lancashire Cricket Club, based in the UK, has shifted to a blockchain ticketing solution. The club has coupled up with TIXnGO, a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) ticketing service provider. The deal will view seamless ticket distribution for all sports events. The blockchain-enabled platform will presen...

How Efficient Is Blockchain Technology in Voting Mechanism!

April 2, 2020
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The “blockchain” concept on which cryptocurrencies operate might be extrapolated to various other areas of life, like voting systems, where it’s an accurate chain of decisions and evidence that could assure efficacy in a political or other election. Writing in the International Journal of...

Air Industry Eyes £300m Saving Via Blockchain Technology For Cargo Efficiency!

April 2, 2020
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The air industry’s continued investigation into how blockchain can enhance effectiveness has uncovered more than £300m of potential savings by utilizing the technology to track and record cargo as it shifts hands on its journey from producer to consumer. An association of air transport companies, recognize...

BMW is all set to Leverage Blockchain Technology Solution for SCM!

April 1, 2020
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Major car manufacturer BMW has declared the proposed roll-out of its blockchain-powered SCM (Supply Chain Management) solution. For beginners, the German automobile heavyweight will leverage the solution with ten of its suppliers originating in 2020. BMW to Embrace Blockchain for SCM and Traceability BMW G...

Ubisoft, AMD, MakerDao Join Blockchain Game Alliance under New Leadership!

April 1, 2020
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The Blockchain Game Alliance (BGA) declared the appointment of its new president and called its original sponsors. BGA elected Sébastien Borget as its new president. It also embraced video game company Ubisoft, VC company Animoca Brands, semiconductor firm Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and builders of digi...

EMURGO Unveils The Launch Of Blockchain-Based EMURGO Traceability Solution!

April 1, 2020
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EMURGO, the global blockchain solutions provider and an establishing entity of Cardano, declares the launch of “EMURGO Traceability Solution” – an enterprise solution leveraging blockchain technology to renew existing supply chain traceability standards and bring added value to supply cha...

WHO Expedites to Battle Coronavirus With Launch of its Blockchain Platform!

April 1, 2020
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As the coronavirus epidemic has expanded all across the world and contaminated over 7, 87,000 and killed more than 37,000 people, World Health Organization has determined to launch its blockchain-based platform for global information and monitoring of the COVID-19 pandemic. IBM and Oracle are entrusted wit...

Can Blockchain Technology Affect The Countries Across the Globe!

March 31, 2020
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After its origin back in early 2009, blockchain technology has come a great way.  In the start, blockchain was designed as an economic experiment, providing birth to the first version of this technology, also identified as blockchain v1.0. At that point, this new tech’s focus relied singly on currency...

Dutch Government Will Utilize Blockchain Technology to Battle Coronavirus!

March 31, 2020
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The Dutch government, in a unique initiative, may utilize blockchain technology to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The technology will be offered by “Tech Against Corona,” a blockchain initiative by a consortium of Dutch companies. Battling against the pandemic Tymlez, a Netherlands-based DLT (distributed...

South Korea’s Telecom Giant KT Launches Blockchain Platform for Contracts!

March 31, 2020
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South Korea’s largest telecommunications conglomerate, KT, is launching a blockchain platform for contracts named KT Paperless. The platform allows users to build, distribute, and store electronic contracts. Once contracts have been uploaded on the KT Paperless blockchain, users can check and track w...

China’s Second-Largest Courier Services Provider to Employ Blockchain to Track Movement of Medicines!

March 31, 2020
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SF Express, China’s second-largest courier services provider, is examining the utilization of blockchain technology for the movement of crucial supplies during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Blockchain to Keep Track of Crucial Medical Supplies In an attempt to make the supply chain of essential medic...

Blockchain Specialists in Trend and Rise in Demand across the Globe!

March 30, 2020
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With the development in the growth of blockchain, there has been an equal necessity and demand of blockchain specialists who can execute business-needed applications. The utilization of blockchain in business has shown to enhance growth and has demonstrated to be effective. Blockchain specialists proceed t...

Blockchain Technology to Transform Digital Watch Ownership!

March 30, 2020
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Digital identity consortium, Arianee, has authenticated a limited batch of luxury wallets utilizing its blockchain protocol. On March 26, Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling declared the release of a limited edition chronograph verified applying the Arianee protocol. Each Top Time watch will be granted a uni...

Malta University Students Utilises Blockchain Technology For Voting Amidst Lockdown!

March 30, 2020
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Students enrolled in the University of Malta’s Blockchain, and Distributed Ledger Technologies masters program has developed a decentralized application (Dapp) that has been utilized for voting in forthcoming student representative elections. The Dapp is created on top of a decentralized digital identity p...

Berkeley Blockchain Incubator Embraces Startup Battling Coronavirus!

March 30, 2020
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The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator, an incubator program for DLT (distributed ledger technology) startups run out of UC Berkeley, has embraced Snark Health into its spring cohort. Snark Health attempts to battle COVID-19 by “developing a framework for data-driven discussions and shared learnings” to allow ...

Can Blockchain Technology Transform eSports Successfully!

March 28, 2020
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Blockchains are disrupting every industry, from mapping to finance. eSports are no distinct. The burgeoning eSports market is set to be unleashed by combination with the blockchain. In the preceding few decades, new technologies have modified gaming. Rather than visiting a store to rent or purchase new tit...

5 Projects That Prove Blockchain And Virtual Reality Combination Is A Success!

March 28, 2020
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According to a recent market report, the VR industry will grow at an incredible annual rate of 35% in the following few years. As more and more people commence to purchase headsets, the industry will want to keep producing new content to keep them engaged. Furthermore, as companies and users provide more V...

How Does Blockchain Technology Enhance Globalization!

March 28, 2020
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The birth of blockchain technology and its fast adoption have left several people amazed, with famous CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, and financial experts usually chatting about how it will transform the way we go about our daily financial activities. One of the most significant aspects to contemplate in ...

Can Blockchain And Crypto Security Issues Be Finally Dealt In 2020!

March 28, 2020
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The preceding few years has been a watershed time for security in crypto. Since the asset class has achieved popularity, more and more security violations have been emphasized and more institutions targeted. The burgeoning industry is enriched with opportunity, though also with risk. Couple incidents that ...

MAS Grants Limited License Exemption to Blockchain Platform Pundi X Labs!

March 27, 2020
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Blockchain platform Pundi X Labs obtained an exemption from Singapore’s financial regulatory agency, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which will allow Pundi X to work without a license in the country for six months.   Pundi X to Run Without License for Six Months Pundi X declared the ne...

UAE Embraces Blockchain Technology and Digital Identity to Fight Covid-19!

March 27, 2020
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In light of the continuous coronavirus pandemic, the UAE’s MCOD (Ministry of Community Development) has shifted to utilizing digital channels for government services. The department stated it depends on the application of digital identity by citizens, blockchain systems, and chat systems to fulfill request...

UN Praises Ant Financials and M-Pesa for Fighting Against COVID19!

March 27, 2020
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Last week, the United Nations, in a monthly newsletter, listed Ant Financials’ blockchain as instrumental in helping fight the coronavirus pandemic. It also mentioned the digital&nbs...

Alibaba’s e-commerce Platform Kaola Embraces Blockchain for Traceability of Products!

March 27, 2020
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 Last week, Alibaba declared that its cross-border e-commerce unit Kaola updated its product traceability system to embrace blockchain, reported Beijing News. The shopping platform is utilizing Ant Financial’s blockchain technology to register customs clearance, logistics details, and product registra...

China’s Food Market Embraces Blockchain to Track and Trace Products!

March 26, 2020
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A regional supervisor of one of China’s food markets has declared a farm product traceability platform based on blockchain, big data, AI, and cloud computing told RFID World. The platform utilized by the Guangzhou Municipality’s Market Supervision Bureau intends to control the movement of food products and...

Leveraging Blockchain Technology for Creative Industry to Confine Duplications and Manipulations!

March 26, 2020
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The developing creative industry can leverage blockchain technology to give more efficient contracting, transparent transactions, decreased overheads, and more limited reliance on mediators. The budding blockchain-based creative economy has opportunities to harmonize the old industry occupants and new tech...

IOST Project Unveils New Staking System To Leverage Blockchain Technology!

March 26, 2020
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According to a blog post on March 25, IOST, a leading DLT (distributed ledger technology) project that claims to be concentrated on unleashing the potential of blockchain by its ultra-fast, decentralized network, has declared the launch of its novel staking mechanism. IOST Reveals New Staking Model  F...

MPOC Associates with BloomBloc to Implement Blockchain in Palm’s Oil Industry!

March 26, 2020
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The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) has coupled up with BloomBloc to execute blockchain technology to the country’s palm oil industry strengthening its commitment to traceability and accountability. As per the agreement, the groups have designed a blockchain mobile app, and web interface explicitly made ...

As COVID-19 Progresses to a Global Pandemic, Which Currencies are Best?

March 26, 2020
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–iTrust Capital queried more than 1,250 respondents to see– LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2020 – In the face of a global pandemic, would your choice of currency be gold? Bitcoin? U.S. Treasury Bonds? Or perhaps you would opt for cash only, in the family mattress? To determine the answers, iTrust Capit...

Five Ways Blockchain Technology Can Support Medical Supply Chain for COVID-19!

March 25, 2020
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Blockchain can assist in unlocking the medical supply chain amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak has put unusual tension on the global supply chain, especially on essential items such as surgical masks and ventilators, to name a few. Regrettably, there is no centralized procurement system t...

A Report Says Blockchain Employees Salary Drop By 37% in 2019 in China!

March 25, 2020
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Notwithstanding the growing value of blockchain skills in the global job market, some countries such as China decreased salaries provided to blockchain employees in 2019, a new report states. According to the “2020 China Blockchain Professional Development Report,” the average salary contributed to blockch...

Blockchain Aids Coronavirus Verification at Workplaces and Communities!

March 25, 2020
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The Coronavirus outbreak produced panic globally, with new cases reported every day. The US was the new hotspot for the virus, as approximately 4000 new cases were found yesterday. Blockchain technology has worked as the extraordinary hero during these challenging times as the Public Health Blockchain Cons...

China’s Blockchain Service Network to Launch Next Month Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak!

March 24, 2020
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Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), the distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform being produced by the Chinese government in association with tech firms and financial institutions, will undoubtedly be launched by next month. The blockchain network is created to make it simpler for users to deploy t...

Blockchain Technology Finds Optimistic Ray Of Hope in Africa!

March 24, 2020
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Africa blockchain movement is not novel to the cryptocurrency space, and the continent has some desire eyes that appear to be the light-bringers for the Africa blockchain market. The current Blockchain Africa conference was positive for Africa as it represented a prospect for the continent to become the le...

Japan’s Sake and Fruits Producers to Embrace Blockchain Technology to Promote Supply Chain Transparency!

March 24, 2020
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According to a report by Nikkei Asia Review on March 21, 2020, global accountancy giant, EY’s Japan offshoot – EY Japan – is set to launch a blockchain technology-based traceability platform for Japanese Sake and fruits. Tapping Blockchain to Ensure Sake Legitimacy To bring more transparency to the supply ...

MHEX Originates Proof of Mortgage Blockchain-Based Asset Trading Platform!

March 23, 2020
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While the specialization of the platform team has become a general trend, the vast digital currency exchanges have comprehended most of their resources. Nevertheless, geeks understand that we are yet in the early stage of blockchain development. With great ideas and timing for different playings, the emerg...

Blockchain Technology to Offer Solutions to Cybersecurity Threats!

March 23, 2020
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Cybersecurity is one of the major concerns of the modern world in which companies are observing newer warnings with each passing day. Although the future of cybersecurity will forever be inconstant, yet it is crucial to fix the assessment of potential vulnerabilities and possible security innovation to kee...

Bangladesh Defies Covid-19 Fears To Examine Blockchain Talents Online

March 21, 2020
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With Coronavirus (COVID-19) disrupting significant parts of the world and obstructing several activities, Bangladesh has flagged-off a two-day online blockchain workshop for its teens, to assist in preparing them for the forthcoming Blockchain Olympiad Bangladesh (BCOLBD) competition.  As published on...

How Blockchain Can Transform Business Communication Networks?

March 21, 2020
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To thrive amidst your opponents in this digital age, you have to work on having an active communication network, and blockchain technology is transforming how businesses operate due to its spectrum of advantages. Industries, including finance, manufacturing, healthcare, education, and telecommunications, h...

Blockchain Firm Ripple Partners with Thailand Based Company DeeMoney

March 21, 2020
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Thailand-based fintech company DeeMoney has currently collaborated with RippleNet to process its global money transfers. Now RippleNet has been combined with the company’s systems to make inbound payments easier and faster. First non-banking associate for Ripple On Wednesday, DeeMoney declared that it had ...

EAK Digital Launches New Turkey Office For Blockchain Projects

March 21, 2020
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Turkey is quickly becoming the place to go for blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses. In the past 12 months, massive exchanges like Binance and OKEx have set up offices in the country, while Turkish entrepreneurs proceed to develop innovative projects utilizing blockchain. Statistics in current surveys ...

How Can Blockchain Counter USA’s Anti-Message Encryption Bill?

March 20, 2020
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is endeavoring to warn the public to a bill that attempts to end the encryption of online messages and prevent it from being enacted by the United States Congress. The so-called EARN IT bill aims that digital messages should first pass via government-approved scanni...

Blockchain and Economy Integration Relation Is Becoming More Reliable

March 20, 2020
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The commencement of 2020 has seen some significant initiatives and positive outlooks towards Blockchain Technology. The experts across the world now realize the significance of Blockchain-based networks and platforms.  It is a transformation in terms of reliability and security. It all commenced with Bitco...

Blockchain To Shield Australian Farmers Against Bad Climate

March 20, 2020
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Australian farmers are all accustomed to dry and erratic weather conditions influencing day-to-day business. Reports over the last 20 years illustrate that these conditions will only worsen — with an enhanced climate expected to have​ ​decreased annual profits ​by 22%. The recent bushfire season has had a ...

PHBC to Track Individuals Not Affected By High-Risk Viruses

March 20, 2020
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The Netherlands-based PHBC (Public Health Blockchain Consortium) has declared the release of a blockchain-based system created to track the movement of individuals not affected by high-risk viruses. The purpose of the development is to support healthy people to avoid potentially life-threatening diseases. ...

SITA and ULD CARE Plan to Use Blockchain to Track and Record ULD Route

March 19, 2020
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SITA and trade association ULD Care hopes to bring increased efficiency to the air cargo industry by investigating the application of blockchain to digitally track and record the change of custody of airline cargo containers or ULDs (Unit Load Devices) over their journey. By eradicating inefficiency, insta...

PayPal’s Financial Crime Division Is Hunting for a Blockchain Expert

March 19, 2020
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Payment giant PayPal is pursuing a blockchain expert to assist in recognizing use cases for the technology in the restriction of financial crimes. According to a job opening issued late last month, the firm desires to appoint a director of AML (anti-money laundering) and blockchain strategy. The new staffe...

Blockchain to Revolutionize the Online Gambling Industry

March 19, 2020
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It is often stated that blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies have the potential to transform most industries across the globe. One such sector, in particular, that is recently undergoing a sea-change, is that of the online gambling space.  Blockchain technology has flagged the way for a safer, f...

Delchain to Provide its Expertise to Akon’s Crypto Project

March 19, 2020
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Singer Akon’s crypto project, named Akoin, has joined Delchain, a blockchain financial infrastructure company. Jon Karas, the president and co-founder of Akoin, approved the report. According to her, Delchain will present its expertise to Akoin. “Bahamas-based digital asset management leader De...

South Korean Government To Grant $ 3.2 Million to Local Blockchain Startups

March 18, 2020
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Two South Korean ministries have declared their support for the blockchain industry in the country with programs to allow up to $3.2 million in funding to local startups to promote the application of such technology. According to a March 16 report, the Ministry of Science and ICT (Information and Communica...

Toyota Declares Blockchain Lab For Improved Data Management

March 18, 2020
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Automobile giant Toyota has unveiled that it has been in the process of establishing a blockchain lab since April 2019. Several Toyota Group companies will provide for data to flow over the company in a secure manner utilizing a distributed ledger.  Concentrate on Identity and Data Sharing Automobiles and ...

China Everbright Bank Utilizes Ant Blockchain For Supply Chain Finance

March 18, 2020
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According to Shanghai Securities News, China Everbright Bank (CEB) declared that it had launched a supply chain finance blockchain. The project utilizes the Ant Blockchain Duo Chain solution for the supply chain. The “duo” points to the intersection between blockchain and supply chain. While CEB is not as ...

Georgia to Employ Blockchain for Storing Educational Credentials

March 17, 2020
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Blockchain technology proceeds to get new use cases, not only in theory though in practice as well. According to a recent report, one such new use cases will include storing educational credentials through blockchain technology, and Georgia will be the first country to achieve it. As part of its new projec...

Chainlink Shares How Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize Insurance Sector

March 17, 2020
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Blockchain can make a prominent transformation in the insurance industry. Decentralized oracle service Chainlink bestowed how blockchain can change the way insurance is managed today. Based on its research study, the combination of smart contracts, distributed ledgers, and decentralized oracles provides an...

Rhode Island’s Representatives Introduces New Blockchain Bill

March 17, 2020
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According to a Forbes report on March 15, 2020, Rhode Island’s Representatives, David Place and Black Filippi, have introduced a new bill intended at building regulatory clarity and making the state a haven for bitcoin (BTC) related businesses as well as blockchain innovators. Rhodes Island Set Sights on B...

Blockchain Technology to Play a Vital Role in Publishing Books

March 16, 2020
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Several blockchain projects are now intending to adopt decentralization to support small publishers, and self-published authors contend with industry titans.  From launching blockchain-powered content distribution platforms to executing rights distribution on the network, blockchain in publishing coul...

Blockchain Technology is all set to transform the Supply Chain Industry

March 16, 2020
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There are two terms discussed a lot in proximity to the supply chain recently: coronavirus and blockchain. One is placing a lot of pressure on the supply chain, while the other is set to transform it. First, it is becoming apparent that blockchain is converting into something of a “safe deposit box&#...

Blockchain Technology to Revolutionize Entertainment and Media Industry

March 16, 2020
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As we proceed to view distributed ledger adoption and innovation spread across industries, entertainment and media industry, in particular, persists in achieving considerably from the traceability and transparency that blockchain provides. The media and entertainment industry is fundamentally relationship-...

Maxthon 6 Has Been Issued With Chromium Via Blockchain Technology

March 14, 2020
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Maxthon 6 version has been issued with the Chromium, which is an open-source kernel supporting Blockchain. The first alpha version of the browser has been built and packaged after the seven-month long-closed development by the Maxthon US Company. Maxthon Web Browser has been predominant since its inception...

SAIC Proposes Blockchain Pilot with Goodyear Company to Guard Supply Chain Transactions

March 14, 2020
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Yesterday, engineering and technology services provider SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) declared plans for a blockchain pilot with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to guard supply chain transactions. SAIC is a leading U.S. government services contractor based in Virginia. It is ...

Germany Employs Energy Web Blockhain to Collect Wind Energy in Batteries

March 14, 2020
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Recently, the Energy Web Foundation (EWF) declared that German energy storage systems provider Sonnen Group is utilizing its Energy Web Chain and EW Origin software suite for a VPP (virtual power plant) in the country. A VPP is a network of distributed and decentralized power generating units like wind far...

Blockchain Technology Protects IPR, Traces Tires and Combats Covid-19

March 14, 2020
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Customs and Border Protection trialed the feasibility of utilizing blockchain to defend IPR (intellectual property rights) information transmitted among multiple commercial companies. In a late February statement, CBP stated the proof of concept showed blockchain could encrypt sensitive data and trace it t...

VAKT Blockchain-Enabled Oil Trading Platform Embraces Blockchain Technology

March 13, 2020
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According to a press release on March 11, 2020, VAKT, a DLT (distributed ledger technology) based commodity post-trade management platform, has embraced SGS, a leading inspection, testing, verification, and certification firm, into its ecosystem as the first inspection company on its platform. SGS Joins VA...

Blockchain Tracking of Cargo Containers to Save $ 400 Million Annually

March 13, 2020
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SITA and trade association, ULD Care, wish to bring new efficiency to the air cargo industry by examining the application of blockchain to digitally trace and record the modification of custody of airline cargo containers or ULDs (Unit Load Devices) over their journey. According to SITA, by reducing ineffi...

The French Regulator AMF Suggests Sandbox for Blockchain Security Tokens

March 13, 2020
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The French regulator AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), has analyzed the legal barriers to using blockchain for security tokens. It recommends the production of a European digital lab or sandbox where national regulators can ease legal requirements. AMF’s legal analysis The AMF recognizes that security...

Hedera Hashgraph Blockchain Promotes Startups For Public Testnets

March 13, 2020
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Hedera is pursuing its vision to develop a secure, trusted, and empowered digital future for all. Hedera Hashgraph recently tweeted about “their first blog in @cooper_kunz series on getting started with Hedera’s #JavaScript SDK and learn how to send your first transaction to the testnet.” The blog details ...

Cross-Chain for Stablecoins – Enhancing Crypto Efficiency & Flexibility Within Established Blockchain Ecosystems

March 12, 2020
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Overview Stablecoins hold great potential for advancing blockchain and crypto applications, but first the issue of cross-chain interoperability needs to be overcome.  Stablecoins and Blockchain Interoperability Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies that are designed to provide cryptocurrency holders a safe...

Chinese President Xi Jinping States Blockchain Supports Social Governance

March 12, 2020
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The president of China has emphasized the value of blockchain technology, stating that it could be utilized to promote social governance. According to a report from the Xuexi Qiangguo app, Xi Jinping noted that the battle against the coronavirus highlighted the need for a helpful governance model, which bl...

Japan’s Regulator FSA Launches Blockchain Governance Initiative Network

March 12, 2020
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The Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan’s premier regulator for securities, banking, and insurance, has declared the Blockchain Governance Initiative Network (BGIN) as a method of collecting stakeholders so they can expand their knowledge of the technology and execute it sustainably, as reported by Fine...

Standard Chartered Bank Unites With TradeLens Blockchain Platform

March 12, 2020
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Yesterday, Standard Chartered bank declared it is joining the TradeLens blockchain container shipping platform. Collectively produced by Maersk and IBM, TradeLens intends to digitize the container shipping industry and facilitate transparency in supply chains. Recently, transport and trade of goods are exp...

South Carolina Senate Identifies Blockchain As a Crucial Technology!

March 12, 2020
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The State Senate of South Carolina has announced a resolution identifying the potential of blockchain technology. A new drive for emerging technology in the state The bill is called “A Senate Resolution To Acknowledge The Importance Of Emerging Blockchain Technology And To Call Upon The Residents Of South ...

Beijing Municipal Tax Services Reveals Trial of Blockchain Invoicing In China

March 11, 2020
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A current Beijing Municipal Tax Services statement unveils that blockchain invoicing in China is set to be trialed in the city of Beijing. The tool was first examined in China’s technology hub, Shenzhen. As per the announcement, the system will launch a city-based pilot for the blockchain invoicing platfor...

Bit Morgan Joins Blockchain and Combines ETF to Trading Business

March 11, 2020
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Conventional financial firm consortium Bit Morgan has joined blockchain and attached an exchange-traded fund (ETF) to its trading business, as stated in a press release. In the old financial markets, ETF is as essential as an investment tool that’s famous among investors to accomplish asset appreciation. B...

Securitize and LiFULL to Transform Japan’s Real Estate Ecosystem with Blockchain

March 11, 2020
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According to a blog post on March 10, Securitize, a project that pretends to be focused on promoting compliant trading of private securities on public blockchains and multiple exchanges has signed a deal with LIFULL, a Tokyo-based housing, and real estate information listing service, to build a funding pla...

The People’s Bank of China Gains $ 4.7 Million For Research and Development Of Blockchain Platform

March 11, 2020
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The People’s Bank of China blockchain trade platform has received 32.35 million yuan ($4.7 million) to incorporate research in the next three years.  The $4.7 million received by China’s Central Bank, special funding is for significant research and development projects for its blockchain platform, acc...

ODEM Aids in Fighting Coronavirus by Providing its Blockchain Education and Credentialing for Free

March 9, 2020
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ODEM shares the profound concern felt globally by the recent coronavirus outbreak and the lives it has claimed across the world. Everyone is equally concerned about the disruption of education for educators, learners, and all learning institutions. In acknowledgment of the latest development in nations whe...

Canadian Authorities Funds Blockchain Startup Mavennet for Steel Tracking Platform

March 9, 2020
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The Canadian authorities have granted enterprise blockchain startup Mavennet an acquisition contract for the event of an on-chain steel-tracking platform. Innovation, Science, and Financial Development Canada (ISED), a authorities company with the charge to promote expertise innovation, issued a procuremen...

Dubai Rolls Out First Blockchain-Based Data Sharing Platform

March 9, 2020
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Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) is associating with Mashreq Bank to roll out the first blockchain-based data-sharing platform in the nation. The blockchain-based project will be identified as Know Your Customer (KYC). The concept of the platform is to assist corporations and businesses in openi...

Boeing Associates with Honeywell to Track and Trade $ 1 Billion Airplane Parts Via Blockchain

March 9, 2020
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Boeing has collaborated with multinational aerospace conglomerate Honeywell to utilize its GoDirect platform to track and sell $1 billion equivalent of excess airplane parts applying blockchain technology. The collaboration was unveiled at the Hyperledger Global Forum 2020 in Arizona. Lisa Butters, the gen...

Vodafone Moves To Blockchain-Based Id Platform ‘Trust Your Supplier’ To Boost Its Supply Chain

March 7, 2020
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Vodafone, the multinational telecom company, is traversing blockchain technology in an endeavor to boost its supply chain and verify its suppliers. If it blends blockchain with its internal processes, it will manage to improve its supply chain. Recognized as Trust Your Supplier, a digital identity platform...

Nike And Other Major U.S. Retailers Examine Blockchain For Supply Chain Data Collection

March 7, 2020
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The Chain Integration Pilot (CHIP) of the Auburn University RFID Lab in Alabama has issued a proof-of-concept whitepaper that attempts to illustrate the efficiency savings blockchain technology can unlock across the contemporary supply chain.  The proof-of-concept was created to encode, ingest, distri...

GrainChain Raised $8.2 Million In Funding Round Led By Medici Ventures Inc.

March 7, 2020
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GrainChain, a Texan company concentrated on agricultural distributed ledger blockchain infrastructure, declared today it had raised $8.2 million in funding conducted by Medici Ventures Inc. Utilizing its innovative blockchain platform, GrainChain provides solutions to grocers, farmers, distributors, and ot...

Verizon Business Enhances Security Services With Blockchain Technology

March 7, 2020
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Verizon Business has declared the inclusion of new security services, including two new administration and identity access systems utilizing blockchain-based technology.  According to the US technology firm on March 5th, these are VID (Verizon Identity) and Verizon Machine State Integrity, which are modele...

Hunan to Build its First Blockchain Zone Named Wanbao Blockchain Zone

March 6, 2020
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The central Chinese province of Hunan has authorized the establishment of the Wanbao blockchain zone, according to a local news report.  According to China’s 2019 blockchain zone development evaluation report, Luodi heads at 17 among domestic blockchain zones. Luodi’s blockchain zone has already attra...

Trade Finance to Run Swiftly Despite Coronavirus with Blockchain

March 6, 2020
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A blockchain trade finance platform produced by eight major banks, among them BNP Paribas, HSBC, and Citi are now ready for commercial launch in Singapore in Q2 2020. Called Contour, the launch accompanies a thriving trial of the platform, including approximately $30 million in LoC (letter-of-credit) trans...

Brazilian Ministry of Education Recommends Issuing Diploma Certificates On Blockchain

March 6, 2020
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In an endeavor to battle against the falsification of university diplomas in Brazil, the MEC (Ministry of Education) has recommended developing a Blockchain-based platform to issue digital certifications amongst non-state universities.  MEC minister Abraham Weintraub has raised this possibility, which...

Blockchain Is Proving Helpful In Combatting COVID-19 or Coronavirus

March 6, 2020
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Blockchain technology is a helpful tool for battling coronavirus. COVID-19, more commonly recognized as coronavirus, has become a global epidemic and has taken thousands of lives. Based on the information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the virus has affected 93,021 individuals and 3,2...

Limiting Fake News and Misleading Content Globally With the Help of Blockchain

March 5, 2020
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Blockchain technology is rolling mountains as you understand these sentences, and Blockchain for news filtering is becoming the latest trend to put an object to unauthentic and fake news. Considering the past few years, fake news and misleading content have scattered around the internet like wildfire. The ...

Latest Report Verifies Blockchain’s Effectiveness in Retail Sector via Enhanced Data Sharing

March 5, 2020
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The Auburn University RFID Lab, in association with GS1 US, finished a proof-of-concept that describes the effectiveness of blockchain and RIFD (Radio Frequency Identification) technologies to develop serialized data sharing in the retail industry. Participating companies involved, Herman Kay, Nike, PVH Co...

Puerto Rico Can Attain Blockhain Island Title With Its Unique Tax Incentives

March 5, 2020
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Puerto Rico can regain the blockchain island title back since it has unique tax incentives for the locals, but there are also obstacles. According to Puerto Rican tax attorney Giovanni Mendez, Puerto Rico’s Act 60 gives 0% capital gains tax on crypto-assets. Michael Terpin, one of the first crypto in...

U.S. Customs And Border Protection Is Leveraging Blockchain To Defend American Businesses

March 5, 2020
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection is trialing innovative blockchain solutions and specifications to improve the agency’s capability to protect American businesses from IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) theft. A currently concluded proof of concept reveals how blockchain technology can defend IPR on Ameri...

Blockchain App Tratok to Add 1 Million Users And 200000 New Rooms

March 4, 2020
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Tratok will be finishing the roll-out of Phase 1 of its global hotel network, over the next 18 months. Months after accomplishing a market capitalization in the billions, the privately financed and homegrown Tratok has proceeded to expand. Since the launch of the Tratok application on Jan. 21, 2020, approx...

Uranium One Partners With Insolar to Improve Transparency in Uranium Markets Using Blockchain

March 4, 2020
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Significant uranium producer Uranium One and DLT (distributed ledger technology) startup Insolar have associated with traversing blockchain’s abilities in energy trading and uranium. The collaboration will concentrate on the development of the production and distribution of uranium, as multi-party deals in...

Ecuador’s Dairy Producer El Ordeño Joins IBM Food Trust’s Pilot Program

March 4, 2020
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As published in a press release, the Ecuadorian dairy producer El Ordeño has declared its alliance with a blockchain-based system as part of a pilot program named IBM Food Trust. According to the IBM News Room, the company aspires to utilize the blockchain to monitor its TRU dairy products, consolidating a...