Malta to Register All Property Rental Contracts on Blockchain

In Malta, new rules will require that all property rental contracts be registered on a blockchain for security considerations, local news outlet Malta Today reported on June 23. Malta’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat said that the cabinet approved new regulations, which will be announced over the coming days, that require rent contracts be registered on a blockchain to protect them from tampering and…

Ontario Town Approves Pilot Program for Paying Property Taxes With Bitcoin

The Ontario town of Innisfil, Canada, is now running a pilot program which will enable residents to pay property taxes with cryptocurrencies. The Innisfil Council voted to approve the program on March 27. Per the CBC, Innisfil, in partnership with cryptocurrency payment processing project Coinberry Pay, will allow its residents to pay property taxes in Bitcoin (BTC), wherein the latter will convert…

UPS partnership with a blockchain-based e-commerce platform that helps B2B

American multinational package delivery and supply chain management giant United Parcel Service (UPS) is teaming up with e-commerce technology company Inxeption to create Inxeption Zippy, a blockchain-based e-commerce platform that helps B2B merchants set up, sell, and ship products online.  The Inxeption-powered platform affords manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers the ability to create a company-branded website…

China Issues Country’s First Subway Electronic Invoices Backed With Blockchain

China‘s first blockchain-based electronic invoice for a subway ride was issued at the Futian Station of the Shenzhen Metro, local finance publication Securities Daily reports on March 18. Shenzhen is the first economic special zone in China. The e-invoice function is the jointly developed project of the Shenzhen Municipal Taxation Bureau and Chinese tech giant Tencent, which provided…