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South Korea's central bank exploring blockchain technology

Report: Bank of Korea Seeks to Deploy Blockchain in Bond Market

Global central banks are increasingly looking at blockchain technology as a tool to make interbanking processes more efficient and transparent. Following the World Bank’s exemplary experience of blockchain bond transactions, South Korea’s central bank is working on its own blockchain-based bonds. The report comes first in the press on Feb 18. Bank of Korea started […]

european space agency funds blockchain project to record satellite data

European Space Agency Funds Blockchain Project to Record Satellite Data

While Bitcoin (BTC) might not be ready for the moon yet, its underlying technology of blockchain is being increasingly adopted in space. The European Space Agency (ESA), a major intergovernmental organization dedicated to space exploration, is funding a new blockchain project aiming to boost the world’s mining industry. A known contributor to blockchain technology applications, […]

Blockchain technology in telecom industry

Four Telcos Test Blockchain Solution to Automate Roaming Discounts

A group of four international telecommunications companies is currently testing a blockchain-based solution to automate the management of inter-operator roaming discount agreements. According to a report published on Feb 17 by Mobile Europe, Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile US, Telefonica, and Orange say the solution vastly reduces the complexity of the current system and is “production-ready”. Simplifying […]

blockchain system for voting in india

Election Commission of India Developing Blockchain System for Voting

The Election Commission of India is collaborating with the Indian Institute of Technology to develop a blockchain system for voting. The Chief Election Commissioner reveals the news first on 16th Feb. The new system will aim to allow Indians to vote even when they are away from their hometowns. Furthermore, the commissioner has proposed to […]

tron partners with steemit

Steemit to Shift Its Proprietary Blockchain and Token to Tron Network

The Tron Foundation, a cryptocurrency firm that is known for hyping its long ledger of partnerships, appears to have entered a particularly important one today. The maintainer of a major cryptocurrency Tron (TRX) partnership with Steemit, major blockchain-based blogging and social networking website to provide its network for Steemit services. Steemit Old Token Steem to […]

IOHK donates to Univesity of Wyoming's Blockchain R&D Lab

IOHK Donates $500,000 ADA to University of Wyoming’s Blockchain Lab

IOHK, the software company behind Cardano, announced on Feb 14 a donation of $500,000 in Cardano (ADA) to support and develop the University of Wyoming’s Blockchain Research and Development Lab. Professor James Caldwell, Assistant Professor Mile Borowczak and Philip Schlump will co-direct the Advanced Blockchain Research and Development Lab. Professor Borowczak told the media personnel […]

forbes release top 50 fintech company list

Forbes Release Top Fintech 50 List; Six Out of Them Are in Blockchain

Forbes releases the 2020 Top Fintech 50 list this week, which includes six blockchain companies in top financial technology companies. Carrying a “Blockchain and Bitcoin” category tag, Forbes lists Axoni, Chainalysis, Coinbase, Everledger, MakerDap and Ripple in the top fintech 50 list 2020. The official announcement first comes into media notice on Feb. 12. On […]

blockchain in food supply chain

$3.75B Food Safety Company Enlists Blockchain Startup to Track Sourcing

Neogen Corporation is a publicly-traded food safety company. It has a $3.75 billion market cap. The company now looks to the food safety industry blockchain startup Ripe Technology to track supply chains. According to the press release, the two companies are going to work together to use blockchain as a permanent, immutable, means to record […]

us air force taps blockchain startup to help secure weapons data

US Air Force Taps Blockchain Startup to Help Secure Weapons Data

The US Air Force has signed a contract with blockchain data management company Fluree to more securely track and share information within the military. Blockchain startup Fluree reveals the news on 7th Feb. According to the report, the US Air Force will use its decentralized database to keep track of how information enters its systems, […]

bitcoin-ethereum bridge

RSK Improves Blockchain Interoperability with Bitcoin-Ethereum Bridge

Smart Contract platform that handled RSK has publicized the beginning of a Bitcoin-Ethereum Bridge. The new technology allows users to transfer Bitcoin into dApps developed on the RSK platform. Something similar could be done via the Ethereum blockchain. This invention reflects an improvement in interoperability between blockchain. Again, it’s pivotal for ensuring the improvement and […]