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Microsoft’s blockchain-enabled cloud service Microsoft Azure announced new tokenization and blockchain data management services. In a post published on the official Microsoft Azure blog on Dec. 6, the IT service giant announced the Azure Blockchain Tokens and blockchain data manager. New tools for Azure blockchain users The Azure Blockchain Tokens service aims to simplify the
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During the Code4Future conference, the first event in Italy dedicated to the concept of open innovation held at the Talent Garden in Rome, the former Minister of Economy and Finance Giulio Tremonti — currently president of Aspen Institute Italia — expressed his thoughts regarding the future of digital payments and the advent of cryptocurrencies. On
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South Korea’s largest telecoms provider, KT Corporation, is boosting a partnership with China Mobile targeting blockchain technology and 5G roaming. As local English-language news outlet The Korea Herald reported on Dec. 5, KT is preparing to debut 5G roaming capabilities in China later this month.  KT Corp. eyes B.Link blockchain rollout At the same time,
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The Singaporean government-backed blockchain platform Tribe has helped raise another $15.7 million for participating companies through its ecosystem. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. 2, Tribe Accelerator revealed that a total of $28 million had been raised to date to support start-ups from around the world attempting to solve real-world problems with
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Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Crypto exchange Upbit confirms theft of 342,000 ETH Another week,
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Today United States prosecutors announced the arrest of Virgil Griffith, who allegedly traveled to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to deliver a presentation on how to use cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology to circumvent sanctions. According to the November 29 announcement, the 36-year-old Griffith was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport, and will
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Consulting and auditing giant KPMG has announced the launch of KPMG Origins: a multi-purpose supply chain network for a wide variety of industries, ranging from food production to financial services for the Asia-Pacific region. Producers today are being held accountable for the sustainability practices they inculcate during the production lifecycle, yet they have no means
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Klaytn (KLAY), the blockchain project from the stables of South Korea’s messaging giant, Kakao, has selected 27 highly reputed firms that will make up its governing council and the consortium has successfully held its inaugural meeting. Consortium members will function as Klaytn node operators, while also partaking in the governance of the klaytn ecosystem, according
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The securities custody arm of HSBC is migrating its private placements database from paper to its own native blockchain. This move, according to Reuters, will enable HSBC to give its customers across the globe consummate access to their private securities database, November 27, 2019. Nearly $20 billion worth of HSBC securities in the multi-trillion-dollar market will
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According to a report by The Economic Times published on November 27, 2019, the Indian Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) – Sanjay Dhotre – has stressed the importance of blockchain technology in streamlining operations in various domains such as governance, banking and finance, and cybersecurity. A National Level Blockchain Plan Is
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An increasing number of authors in China are turning to blockchain technology for intellectual property (IP) protection, reports media outlet Khaosod English, November 27, 2019. Tackling the IP Problem Thanks to the immense, multi-faceted benefits of blockchain technology, it has become an ideal fit for various industries across the globe, The emerging technology, today, is
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Aeronautical blockchain firm Block Aero has been awarded a $37,000 grant to develop a supply chain focused blockchain network for Rolls Royce’s aeronautics division. Ledger Insights reported that the blockchain will help stakeholders in the ecosystem seamlessly connect with each other and receive information with regards to maintenance and component replacement, November 27, 2019. Improving
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The Marco Polo consortium welcomes the Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon), Japan’s MUFG, and Credit Agricole in their blockchain-based trade finance platform according to a press release by Ledger Insights dated November 26. BNY Mellon Joins Marco Polo Trade Finance Network Marco Polo Network keeps growing as three leading financial institutions join the
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Fight to Fame, a blockchain-based company working on fight sports opened its first office in Seoul, South Korea. The Fight to Fame project is a reality show started in 2017 to give professional fighters the chance to become Hollywood stars. The news was released by PRNewswire on November 25. Blockchain for Entertainment Becoming an action
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Australia’s Monash University in Melbourne has announced the launch of a blockchain research lab along with peer universities in the Asia-Pacific region. Joseph Liu has been appointed director of the Monash Blockchain Technology Centre (MBTC) and will coordinate efforts to improve blockchain adoption and awareness in the country, as reported by ZDNet, November 25, 2019.
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Digital asset cybersecurity startup Fireblocks announced that it is currently moving more than $2.5 billion in cryptocurrencies each month. In a Nov. 26 press release, Fireblocks revealed that the company has seen a 400% increase in customer growth, and that crypto transfer volumes are growing 150% month to month since the startup announced its launch
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Missouri-based software maker CryptoTrader.Tax has launched a new product facilitating cryptocurrency tax reporting. As the 2019 tax year comes to an end, the software is designed to help firms, certified public accountants and professionals counsel their clients about reporting their taxes from crypto in accordance with the tax guidelines set out by the United States
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Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Binance and Bithumb deny reports of Chinese police raids Heads
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The Algorand Foundation has released an upgrade to its protocol to include more tools for decentralized applications (Dapps) and develop scalable blockchain-native solutions for real-world use cases. The company announced the development in a Nov. 21 press release, detailing that it added new capabilities directly into Layer-1, thus improving speed, scalability and finality. The new
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Cammegh, a respected family run business established in 1989,  and trusted supplier to the gaming industry announced on November 21 that it has completed the initial testing phases to integrate blockchain technology into their systems. The news was published on Europeangaming.eu. Cammegh Adopts CasinoCoin Blockchain With this integration, Cammegh will be able to manage all
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