The Philippines has become the latest country to look at the possibility of releasing its own central bank digital currency, or CBDC. On July 29 Bloomberg reported that the Philippine central bank, or Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, or BSP has formed a committee to consider the implication of such a move. The Philippine central bank is looking at issuing its own digital currency, Governor Benjamin Diokno says https://t.co/f449aKj8Wb
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Huawei have applied for a new patent related to blockchain technology which deals with storage methods and devices. The Chinese tech giant holds a number of other relevant patents, including topics like Blockchain-based settlement methods. According to the Chinese corporate database, Tianyancha, the smartphone manufacturer filed for a “blockchain ledger storage and device,” patent on January 17, 2019 where the application announcement date was set for July 14: #Huawei Technol
A subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, one of Germany’s leading companies called T-Systems has become a Chainlink (LINK) node operator. Deutsche Telekom employs over 200,000 people and has a market capitalization of $80 billion. We’re thrilled to welcome @DeutscheTelekom’s @TSystems_MMS IT Services group to Chainlink. @Tsystemscom’s world-class infrastructure team secures a large amount of enterprise value today & is now on mainnet helping secure Chainlink’s oracle network.
UK based cryptocurrency custody startup Copper has announced support for the United States dollar through the blockchain payment platform of Signature Bank. On July 20. an announcement stated that Signature Bank’s Signet integration will now allow customers of Copper’s to instantly pay and settle in US dollars and other supported fiat currencies. Delighted to announce the integration of Signature Bank services into our platform! The integration marks a pivotal step in our mis
In the midst of COVID-19, a village located in El Salvador- El Zonte was hit hard by the pandemic. The community of the village took together to implement an economy based in Bitcoin (BTC) in response to it. According to Forbes, the BTC powered economy took a hold after multi-year six-figure donation was made to the village anonymously. While other tourist hot-spots continue to struggle as borders remain closed, the people of El Zonte have forged their own path forward, thank
China’s Beijing government has released its first blockchain application blueprint on government services as announced by a local media outlet on July 15. The blueprint suggests that around 140 government service applications are already on blockchain, divided over three categories: Data sharing and exchange Business collaborative processing Electronic certificate and certificate storage Beijing unveils plan for blockchain-based government https://t.co/8h1AQGFiYw pic.twitter.
Multinational bank Banco Santander along with four Spanish banks have successfully deployed a proof-of-concept for payment services using smart contracts. The company currently overseeing the Spanish Payment System, IberPay coordinated the proof-of-concept. Iberpay
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The Singapore Fintech Association and R3 have formed a partnership to provide startups in the SFA network with access to R3’s Corda blockchain. On July 14 an announcement was made stating that the SFA said that startups would receive support from R3’s Venture Development program. We are delighted to collaborate with the Singapore FinTech Association [@sgfintech] to help grow the Singapore #blockchain ecosystem and introduce the value of @Cordablockchain to more #startups.
Binance’s cryptocurrency debit card, Binance Card powered by Swipe is officially debuting in countries of the European Economic Area, or EEA. On July 14 Binance revealed that that EEA-based users will be able to apply for a Binance Card starting in August. Introducing #Binance Card powered by #Swipe Issuing. $SXP will be one of 4 cryptos supported and all Binance Card transaction fees will be paid in $SXP
Swipe Issuing is a Card-as-a-Service platform with more details to be
The Australian National Blockchain Roadmap Steering Committee has reached out to the blockchain community in order to create working groups to explore specific applications of the technology within the supply chain, agricultural and educational sectors. The invitation on the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources’ website have asked interested parties to submit their expressions of interest before the 22nd of July. Are you part of Austra
If you find ‘Netflix and chill’ is your go-to then remember that the future of television broadcasting is on blockchain. In general, television broadcasting is based on a centralized distribution of media and content whereas blockchain uses an entirely opposite concept of decentralization. Moreover, the whole process from what content to show, its prices and offers to distribution is extremely hierarchical in the TV space. In the world of decentralization, this solves the pro
Crypto key management platform, Torus now allows users to send cryptocurrencies through social media platforms such as Twitter, GitHub. With Torus’ latest update, v1.7.2, users can now send tokens to any Twitter or GitHub account, even if that account has never used Torus’ crypto wallet. Interact with Blockchains via Twitter, AppleID, GitHub, Line, LinkedIn and Passwordless accounts!https://t.co/SnHVIiZuff
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New action movie, Money Plane starring Adam Copeland (WWE’s Edge) in his first lead role, Denise Richards, and Kelsey Grammer features cryptocurrency in a plot involving a casino heist, premiering this week. The trailer was out on July 10, showcasing about a former gambler, who is pushed into stealing from an aircraft that’s “a bulletproof casino in the sky, untouchable by any government agency”. Kelsey Grammer’s character said that the plane carries “up to a billion on board
A survey of 350 Chinese companies revealed that Blockchan’s pre-COVID-19 corporate bullishness remains optimistic despite COVID-19 crisis. According to Xinhua, the study- “Blockchain in the Post-epidemic Age,” showed that 70% of the companies surveyed before the coronavirus outbreak remained optimistic on the potential of Blockchain technology. Up to 20% even believed that they will invest more to mitigate the effects of the crisis. Respondents come from 10 different industri
Blockchain development platform, Alchemy is going live with Alchemy Notify. Alchemy Notify is a push notification for developers that could end to repeated refreshing of block explorers while waiting for confirmation of transaction. Excited to announce Alchemy Notify – bringing notifications to blockchain apps! ⚡️
In 2020, app notifications are crucial for a great user experience. Now developers can enable notifications for blockchain products with just a few lines of code!
Authorities of Suzhou announced that a blockchain-powered pilot program will provide a wide range of notary services in Suzhou, China. On June 5 China Quality News reported that this program aims to help millions of citizens access legal and government offices via the internet. The pilot platform covers personal freedom, life, health, property rights, and more and is created by: The Suzhou Municipal Market Supervision Bureau The Suzhou Municipal Bureau of Justice. All the mat
Microsoft’s principal architect, Marley Gray, and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance’s former executive director, Ron Resnick, on June 2nd announced the launch of the InterWork Alliance (IWA). The InterWork Alliance is a nonprofit organization aimed at bringing global standards to the token-based ecosystem. IWA indicates that startups presently working on tokenized ecosystems are mostly focusing on their individual solutions and marketing their platforms to other businesses. Today,
Chinese authorities have released a master plan for turning southern island province Hainan into a free trade port. Initially, the pilot program will select two banks to carry out business through the blockchain-powered platform. According to report the first export account was traded successfully through the system. The master plan encourages government institutions to use blockchain and other technologies to reform government function. On June 1 Xinhua News reported that th
Blockchain game technology company, Enjin has announced that their plugin “EnjinCraft” is now available on popular video game, Minecraft. The announcement by Enjin states that the blockchain plugin will allow players to integrate, trade, and use blockchain gaming items through the servers. As a company, we've evolved in tandem with @Minecraft, and we're proud to take the next step in this parallel evolution.
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The Bank of Lithuania (BoL) has finished the research phase of its blockchain-related project, LBChain as of May 27. BoL will create a sandbox that mixes technological and regulatory infrastructure for the technology in the next phase. #LBChain is expected to become the cradle of future technologies as its enormous potential may carry beyond the financial sector.
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