EU Report: Blockchain Adoption Will Be Led by Permissioned Platforms

EU Report: Blockchain Adoption Will Be Led by Permissioned Platforms

The “first wave” of blockchain adoption will be led by permissioned platforms focused on specific use cases or user bases, according to a new EU report. The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum published the “thematic report” last week, produced on its behalf by ConsenSys AG and titled “Scalability, Interoperability and Sustainability of Blockchains.” The document argues…

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Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup Bankorus. Announcing the news on Monday, Overstock said Bankorus’ blockchain platform allows individuals and institutions to “securely” buy, sell, store and lend digital assets. “The addition of Bankorus to Medici Ventures’ portfolio of companies will further…

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Can Blockchain Save Malaysian Real Estate

Can Blockchain Save Malaysian Real Estate?

The most important benefits of blockchain technology are its full transparency over all transactions, immutability and being tamper-proof. While not all businesses and industries require such benefits, one industry that is embracing it is the real estate industry in Malaysia. At the recent World Blockchain Summit KL 2019, Elizabeth Siew, an established Malaysian real estate…

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Major Turkish project accepting Bitcoin for property sale READ MORE: https://www.cryptopolitan.com/major-turkish-project-accepting-bitcoin-for-property-sale/

Major Turkish project accepting Bitcoin for property sale

Importance of selling real estate with Bitcoin is getting highlighted because of the effectiveness is intakes. Antalya Homes reveals how properties were sold through Bitcoin (as the means of payment) in 2018. Purchase of properties is now possible through Bitcoin on a faster and meaningful way. That will not even take extra charges for making…

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S. Korea’s Conglomerates Rushing into Blockchain Projects

S. Korea’s Conglomerates Rushing into Blockchain Projects

South Korea’s leading IT companies are planning to roll out their new blockchain-based commerical services starting from the first half of the year. They have been developing blockchain-based services since last year when the blockchain fever swept throughout the country. Domestic companies that have joined the rush into blockchain projects include Samsung Electronics Co., the nation’s three…

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BORA is listed on Global cryptocurrency exchange DigiFinex

BORA is listed on Global cryptocurrency exchange DigiFinex

Blockchain digital contents platform project ‘BORA’ has announced the listing of their in-house Ethereum based token: BORA. DigiFinex is a company based in Singapore founded by blockchain technology experts from well-known IT firms such as Tencent, HP, Baidu and Xunlei. Currently the firm acts as one of the major exchanges, maintaining a high trading volume…

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Swiss Stock Exchange SIX to Use R3 Corda Enterprise for Blockchain-Based Trading Platform

Swiss Stock Exchange SIX to Use R3 Corda Enterprise for Blockchain-Based Trading Platform

Switzerland‘s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, has chosen to use blockchain consortium R3’s Corda Enterprise platform for its forthcoming blockchain-powered digital exchange. The news was revealed during the R3-hosted Corda Day event in Singapore on March 6. The SIX Swiss Exchange sees roughly 4.62 billion Swiss Francs (CHF) (~$4.6 billion) in daily turnover, and…

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Q&A: How blockchain can reduce automotive industry fraud

Q&A: How blockchain can reduce automotive industry fraud

Fusion (developer of the first open source cryptofinance operating system) has been selected by the Automotive eXchange Platform (AXP) to drive down fraud and accelerate innovative financing options in the auto industry. The auto industry has struggled with a lack of transparency together with widespread information inaccuracies, from titling to financing. The not-for-profit Fusion Foundation…

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