The popular South Korean Internet company Kakao announces blockchain platform launch in June 2019. The announcement comes from its blockchain division Ground X. The platform goes by the name Klaytn mainnet. Last year Kakao put up the testnet version for Klaytn. It will mostly work on decentralized apps. Kakao definitely has big plans to break […]
Binance has announced the launch of testnet of its new decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, Binance DEX. The exchange, which is based on Binance Chain, is now available for customers, and allows users to create wallets and exchange tokens on the Binance DEX testnet. The exchange is also claimed to support secure decentralized software and hardware wallets.
The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, a non-profit trade association that promotes adoption of blockchain technology and cryptoassets, has collaborated with R3’s blockchain consortium to develop applications based on Corda, R3’s blockchain platform. Under the partnership, Wall Street Blockchain Alliance is looking forward to introducing the trade association to increased use cases that Corda offers. The organisation believes that the alliance will benefit its members with Corda platform.
SWIFT has introduced a blockchain-powered Proof-of-Concept (PoC) global payments innovation (gpi) Link to provide faster payment services by connecting the gpi members to various trading platforms. The PoC is built on R3’s Corda platform, which will enable the corporates using Corda platform to authorize payments from their banks via the gpi Link. The banks will settle the payments and intimate them via the gpi Link.
MineHub Technologies, Inc. has partnered with IBM blockchain platform to enhance tracking, logistics, financing and efficient organization of minerals supply chain. The duo has also announced their plans to collaboratively work to find new ways of scaling up the platform, explore new use cases, and implement the latest technologies into the platform in the future.
Blockimmo has launched a regulated blockchain-based real estate crowdsale platform in Switzerland. FINMA, the Swiss financial regulatory body, has approved blockimmo’s business model as well as its security token. Reportely, blockimmo enables a real estate seller to list out his property on the platform allowing investors to invest in it. On completion of the sale, the investors receive representative tokens in their wallet.
SBI Ripple Asia, a sister collaboration of Ripple, has signed a new partnership agreement with the Japan Payment Card Consortium. The partnership aims to fight against frauds with Proof of Concept technology (PoC). The PoC system will be implemented via Corda because of its data privacy and security set-up.