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Ripple Put on Defensive at UK Parliament Blockchain Hearing

Skepticism dominated a Tuesday hearing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain at the U.K. parliament, but it was not the members of parliament (MPs) who set...

Walmart Patent Envisions Blockchain-Powered Delivery Fleets

Automated delivery cars or trucks connected via blockchain could one day deliver packages for Walmart, new patent filings suggest. The retail giant hinted at the...

Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network

Indian IT giant Infosys is exploring the potential of blockchain technology to bring new efficiencies in trade finance. Infosys Finacle, a subsidiary of the firm, announced...

China Poised to Form Blockchain Standards Committee This Year

China expects to have its national blockchain standardization committee in place before the end of this year, according to an official from the country's...

Andy Warhol Painting to Be Sold via Blockchain in ‘World’s First’ Crypto Art Auction

Blockchain platform Maecenas has announced today, June 7, that  it will hold the “world’s first cryptocurrency art auction”, according to a press release shared with...

Indian State Kerala to Put Milk and Fish Supply Chains on a Blockchain

The government of Kerala, a state in South India, is turning to blockchain tech to organize the supply chain process of everyday groceries. The new...

Crypto Valley Declares Blockchain Voting Trial a ‘Success’

Zug, a city in Switzerland known as the "Crypto Valley," has successfully completed its first test of a local blockchain-based voting system. As CoinDesk reported on June...

World’s Fourth-Largest Stock Exchange Eyes Blockchain Use in Securities Transactions

The world’s fourth-largest stock exchange released plans to use so-called distributed ledger technology (DLT) in securities transactions July 10. The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), which as of December 2017...

Five Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Blockchain Company

As interest in blockchain continues to gain traction, the importance of investor education is at an all-time high. With hundreds of new projects popping...

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ships 17 Tons of Almonds to Europe With Blockchain

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has announced the completion of a successful trade using its new blockchain platform, according to its July 30 press release. In a...

Overstock Blockchain Spin-Off Raises $134 Million – With Millions More Committed

Overstock.com subsidiary tZero raised $134 million in its security token offering, the company said Thursday. The announcement – revealed as part of Overstock's second-quarter results...

District Judge Forms Blockchain Law Study Group in South Korea

A group of judges, lawmakers and industry experts in South Korea are forming a new group aimed to discuss legal issues surrounding blockchain technology. Called...

Ant Financial Is Launching a Blockchain App to Tackle Food Fraud

Ant Financial, a payments affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba, is poised to launch its own blockchain-as-a-service platform next month, alongside a rice-tracking application intended to...

South Korea to Double Blockchain Trials in Public Sector Next Year

The South Korean government is literally doubling down on its efforts to trial blockchain in the public sector, adding more projects and increasing available...

Hong Kong Jewelry Retailer to Use Blockchain Platform for Tracking Diamonds

Hong Kong-based jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group will start to use a blockchain platform to track diamonds, the South China Morning Post reported September 12. Chow Tai...

China, Russia, USA in Race to Use Blockchain for Military Operations

A number of defense officials and armed forces across the globe are starting to look into blockchain’s potential in areas related to military activity. Militaries...

China’s Nanjing Arbitration Commission Tests Blockchain Platform for Legal Disputes

The Nanjing Arbitration Committee is testing a new blockchain platform designed to store and process data for legal disputes. The organization officially announced this September 27. China’s regional arbitration...

IBM’s Food Blockchain Is Going Live With a Supermarket Giant on Board

IBM is taking its food-tracking blockchain into production, making it one of the largest enterprise projects to achieve that milestone, and has signed European...

Gavin Wood Announces ‘Impending Release’ of DIY Blockchain Tool

Another do-it-yourself build-a-blockchain tool is about to launch. Speaking at the Web3 Summit in Berlin on Tuesday, ethereum co-founder and Parity Technologies founder Gavin Wood...

Blockchain Advocates Storm Governors’ Mansions and Retain House Seats in US Midterm Elections

Every four years in November, about halfway into each presidential term, voters in the US head to the polls to fill 36 state governor...

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