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December 15 Blockchain Day Emirates

December 6, 2019
Blockchain Day Emirates – is an event that brings together the world’s leading visionaries, innovators, and thinkers to explore new ways to put smart technologies and blockchain solutions for everyday life. The program combines sessions full of keynote talks, fireside chats and panels, with next concurrent tracks on: Business and Finance, Government Services, the Energy

Banque De France Calls for An Embrace of Blockchain Financial Solutions In The Euro-System

December 5, 2019
France’s central bank First Deputy Governor speaks on all of the Eurozone adopting a blockchain-based settlement system or at least considering central bank digital currency (CBDC). The Central Bank of France is pushing for a blockchain-powered settlement system in the European region for quick and cost-effective euro transfers. Dennis Beau, the Deputy Governor, spoke in

Tax Refund System by Excise Department in Thailand to Use Blockchain

December 5, 2019
The Excise Department is working with Krungthai Bank to develop a blockchain-based tax refund system. This department is also seeking ways to integrate blockchain technology in the tobacco, liquor, and other industries. Blockchain technology has found many use cases around the world, and Thailand has found a new option, a tax refund system. According to

First Blockchain Payment on R3 Corda Happens with Oman Oil and Orpic Group and HSBC Bank Oman SAOG

December 4, 2019
One of Oman’s biggest oil and gas businesses conducts first blockchain transaction on the R3 Corda platform with HSBC Bank Oman SAOG, a first in the country. According to a report by the Oman Observer, the Oman Oil and Orpic Group and HSBC Bank Oman SAOG have executed the first transaction involving blockchain. The transaction

Alibaba Pictures To Deploy Blockchain Technology in The Film Industry Through Tokenization of Distribution Rights

December 4, 2019
Alibaba Pictures, the filmmaker arm of their Groups, made public its plan to tokenize distribution rights for their latest movie, ‘Striding into the Wind’. The company wants to distribute the movie using blockchain technology across the universe. Alibaba Pictures has put its name to a arrangement with Breaker, a blockchain-powered entertainment platform based in New

Former JPMorgan Tech Leads Explain The Banks Blockchain Products; JPM Coin and Quorum

December 3, 2019
Kadena founders, who were two of the first team members involved in JPMorgan’s blockchain team, spill the crypto beans on how the bank started JPM Coin and Quorum projects. Stuart Popejoy is the co-founder and president Kadena who worked at JP Morgan in the Blockchain Center of Excellence. Will Martino is the co-founder and CEO

Morocco Deploys the Blockchain Technology To Improve Its Financing Sector

December 3, 2019
Morocco is planning to boost its financial sector in the country through the deployment of blockchain technology. The Governor of the Central Bank of Morocco, Abdellatif Jouahri, announced during the Africa Blockchain Summit in Rabat that the country is in the process of applying technology to improve financial services. The implementation of this fintech project

Blockstack (STX Token) Could Become the First IPO Crypto Project

December 3, 2019
Blockchain startup may look to apply an initial public offering (IPO) framework in order to help issue new STX tokens for miners of the Blockstack protocol. The first IPO by a blockchain venture will signal the cryptocurrency market into good shape. The most exciting opportunity in Blockchain is the ability of the companies to offer

Blockchain Association Board Adds Ripple Executive, Ben Melnicki

December 2, 2019
Ben Melnicki of Ripple appears to be a new board member of the Blockchain Association. He recently tweeted that he is looking forward to working with the Blockchain Association and its members to “provide regulatory clarity” on what he referred to as a critical issue for the industry and market participants. Tweets by benmelnicki Pleased

JPMorgan Tests Blockchain Solution To Track Automobile Inventory

December 2, 2019
JPMorgan is testing a new blockchain solution that it would allow it to track auto dealer inventory. In this way, it would be possible for companies to avoid linking the same cars for different loans. The information was unveiled in a recent patent filed by the car financing arm. JPMorgan Develops Blockchain Solution For The