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S. Korean Finance Minister: Blockchain Can ‘Revolutionize The World’

While on trip to China for economic talks, South Korea’s Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon spoke positively about the potential for Blockchain, saying that “Blockchain technology...

Croatia Launches Self-Regulating Blockchain Organization Amidst Growing Worldwide Trend

Croatia’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Association (UBIK), is a self-regulatory organization registered Feb. 13 with the goal of creating a crypto community, educating the public,...

E-Commerce Giant JD.com Launches Blockchain Startup Accelerator

JD.com, one of China's largest e-commerce platforms, is launching an accelerator program to foster the development of blockchain-focused startups. According to an announcement Tuesday, the program, starting...

Vienna University of Technology to Launch Multi-Blockchain Transfer System

Bitpanda, an Austrian trading platform for cryptocurrencies is partnering with the Vienna University of Technology to develop an open-source platform called "Pantos" for real-time arbitrage trading between different Blockchain tokens, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch...

IBM Reveals Blockchain Computer ‘Smaller Than Grain Of Salt’ To Track Objects, Devices

IBM announced today, March 19 that the world’s smallest computer – its dimensions less than a grain of salt – will use Blockchain technology and soon be “embedded into...

Ripple Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium

Distributed ledger startup Ripple has joined the Linux Foundation-backed Hyperledger blockchain consortium. Hyperledger announced Wednesday that Ripple is among fourteen companies to join the group,...

$1 Billion Blockchain Fund Launches with Chinese Government Backing

A new Chinese blockchain fund has $1.6 billion available to invest in innovative startups - 30 percent of which is backed by a city...

Crypto Exchange CEO Runs For Mayor Of Taipei To Make It Asia’s ‘Pioneer Blockchain...

CEO of major over-the-counter (OTC) crypto exchange OTCBTC and Facebook hackathon winner Yi-Ting Cheng (better known as xdite) has announced that she is running...

ANZ and IBM Build Blockchain Solution for Insurance

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) has announced a blockchain solution aimed to improve efficiency in the insurance industry. Working with tech giant...

China’s Security Ministry Touts Blockchain for Evidence Storage

China's Ministry of Public Security has developed a blockchain system aimed to more securely store evidence collected during police investigations. According to data released by...

Amazon is moving into blockchain with a new partnership

Amazon's cloud computing arm is looking to make it easier for customers to use blockchain with a new partnership announced Tuesday. The cloud computing giant...

Spain: Barcelona to Create Blockchain Center in City’s Tech Hub

Barcelona Tech City will create a specialized space for blockchain technology development, local news outlet La Vanguardia reports today, May 24. The blockchain space will consist of a second...

China State TV: Blockchain Is ’10 Times More Valuable Than the Internet’

China Central Television (CCTV), the country's primary state broadcaster, has said the economic value of blockchain is "10 times more than that of the...

Oxford Profs Plan Launch of World’s First Blockchain-Based, Decentralized University

A group of Oxford professors are seeking full-degree granting powers in the EU for the world’s first “blockchain university”, according to an email shared...

South Korea Reviews Its Stance on Crypto To Become Blockchain Haven

South Korea, the country that has been in the forefront of the crypto industry since the 2017 investor boom, is gradually changing its views regarding cryptocurrencies....

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