IBM Research Teams up With Agritech Firm to Boost African Agribusiness with Blockchain

IBM Research has teamed up with United States-based agriculture tech firm Hello Tractor to boost the African agriculture industry with blockchain. The partnership was...

China: Shenzhen Special Economic Zone to Use Blockchain for Electronic Tax Invoices

Shenzhen, a major city in the Guangdong Province and the first economic special zone in  China, will use blockchain technology for electronic tax invoices....

India’s Telecom Regulator Completes Mobile Blockchain Pilot with IBM

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has completed blockchain pilots with tech giant IBM to improve mobile data records. The trials were reported...

Developers Test Cross-Blockchain Protocol for One-Way ERC20-Bitcoin LN Atomic Swaps

An R&D lab at crypto startup TenX has tested the use of its cross-blockchain interoperability protocol to transfer ERC20 tokens for Bitcoin (BTC) using...

‘The Power of 1,000 Whales in Your Wallet’ — Crypto Platform’s Promise to Newbie...

A new crypto trading platform is enabling users to emulate key influencers in the marketplace through a service it says is akin to having...

Nigerian Banking Regulator Warns Bitcoin’s Disintermediation Is a ‘Critical Concern’

The director and chief executive of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has expressed concerns about cryptocurrencies and disintermediation, English-language Nigerian news outlet The...

SEC Chairman Expresses ‘Optimism’ About DLT Investment Opportunities in Senate Testimony

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton has said this week that he is “optimistic” that developments in distributed ledger technology...

Ukraine's Former Prime Minister Proposes to Tackle Corruption Using Blockchain

Ukraine’s former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who is currently running a presidential campaign for the March 2019 elections, wants to tackle corruption using blockchain,...

Four Vermont State Agencies Establish Blockchain Working Group

Four agencies of the state government of Vermont in the United States have jointly formed a working group to study blockchain technology, according to...

British Crypto Exchange CEX.IO Now Requires Identity Info From Users

United Kingdom-based cryptocurrency exchange CEX.IO now requires its users to disclose their identities, financial trading news outlet Finance Magnates reported Dec. 11. Established in...
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