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    Shinhan Card develops blockchain-based payment system

    Shinhan Card develops blockchain-based payment system

    Shinhan Card has obtained a patent for a blockchain-based payment system. The company is the first in the world to have established a credit transaction service using the new record-keeping technology, it said Monday.

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    Windows XP now available on Bitcoin SV blockchain

    Windows XP now available on Bitcoin SV blockchain

    In what is most likely a first for blockchains, a developer has created a version of Windows XP that runs completely on the blockchain. It was built on the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain, which reiterates BSV’s position as the most versatile and development-friendly blockchain, and also has an additional reason to gloat. It’s probably the first version of XP that will actually work right.

    15 JULY 2019

    Shinhan Card develops blockchain-based payment system

    Shinhan Card develops blockchain-based payment system

    Shinhan Card has obtained a patent for a blockchain-based payment system. The company is the first in the world to have established a credit transaction service using the new record-keeping technology, it said Monday.

    15 JULY 2019

    Key industry players team up for mobile ID certification

    Key industry players team up for mobile ID certification

    A consortium of three financial services firms, three mobile carriers and a tech giant has forged a business partnership to launch a blockchain-based form of mobile identification in 2020, industry sources said Sunday.

    15 JULY 2019

    Brazilian State Launches Blockchain Platform for Government Contract Bids

    Brazilian State Launches Blockchain Platform for Government Contract Bids

    In Brazil, the state of Bahia has launched a blockchain application to track the process of public bidding on government contracts, according to a report by Cointelegraph Brazil on July 12.

    13 JULY 2019

    Senate moves Blockchain Promotion Act forward

    Senate moves Blockchain Promotion Act forward

    The US Congress is moving forward on key piece of legislation designed to lay the regulatory framework for blockchain technology and to see how the government could benefit from its use.

    12 JULY 2019

    Visa funds $40M for no-password crypto vault Anchorage

    Visa funds $40M for no-password crypto vault Anchorage

    Visa and Andreessen Horowitz are betting even bigger on cryptocurrency, funding a big round for fellow Facebook Libra Association member Anchorage’s omnimetric blockchain security system. Instead of using passwords that can be stolen, Anchorage requires cryptocurrency withdrawals to be approved by a client’s other employees. Then the company uses both human and AI review of biometrics and more to validate transactions before they’re executed, while offering end-to-end insurance coverage.

    10 JULY 2019

    Arizona State University to Use SalesForce Blockchain for Academic Records

    Arizona State University to Use SalesForce Blockchain for Academic Records

    Arizona State University is working with local community colleges on using blockchain to innovate data sharing for academic records. The development was reported by university news site Inside Higher Ed on July 9.

    10 JULY 2019

    Blockchain job offerings growing consistently, research shows

    Blockchain job offerings growing consistently, research shows

    In the first five months of 2019, there were almost as many blockchain job listings as for all of 2018, TeQatlas research has shown. The company has analysed the data on open vacancies for blockchain-related positions, looking into disclosed salaries. It also provided the list of the top-15 blockchain employers, with IMB grabbing first place with 335 blockchain vacancies, followed by Oracle and pwc.

    10 JULY 2019

    Kakao says its blockchain mining process is up to 15 times faster than Ethereum

    Kakao says its blockchain mining process is up to 15 times faster than Ethereum

    After launching its blockchain platform for enterprise services last month, Kakao said Tuesday that its service can work up to 15 times faster than Ethereum.

    9 JULY 2019

    Brazil Requires New Diplomats to Know About Blockchain and Crypto

    Brazil Requires New Diplomats to Know About Blockchain and Crypto

    The Brazilian diplomatic academy, the Rio Branco Institute, will now require that candidates have knowledge of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on July 8.

    9 JULY 2019

    Study: Blockchain Supply Chain Market to Reach Over $9B by 2025

    Study: Blockchain Supply Chain Market to Reach Over $9B by 2025

    The global blockchain supply chain market is expected to reach over $9 billion by 2025, according to a study published by market research and consulting firm Allied Market Research (AMR) on July 8.

    9 JULY 2019

    Is the automotive industry leaning on blockchain's back?

    Is the automotive industry leaning on blockchain's back?

    Car manufacturers are integrating blockchain technology. It is set to influence supply chain management, commerce, and mobility.

    7 JULY 2019

    IBM, Top Australian Banks to Pilot Blockchain for Retail Lease Bank Guarantees

    IBM, Top Australian Banks to Pilot Blockchain for Retail Lease Bank Guarantees

    A consortium of Australia-based financial services companies have teamed up with IBM and shopping center operator Scentre Group to launch a pilot that puts retail lease bank guarantees on a private blockchain.

    5 JULY 2019

    Ontology Partners with Opera to Grow the Blockchain DeFi Ecosystem

    Ontology Partners with Opera to Grow the Blockchain DeFi Ecosystem

    Ontology (ONT), a distributed ledger technology (DLT) project that claims to be focused on building a high-performance public blockchain and a distributed trust collaboration platform, has joined forces with Opera web browser, to facilitate the growth of decentralized finance (DeFi) and decentralized applications (dApps), according to a Medium blog post on July 2, 2019.

    5 JULY 2019

    Fujitsu Develops Blockchain ID Tech That Scores Trustworthiness in Transactions

    Fujitsu Develops Blockchain ID Tech That Scores Trustworthiness in Transactions

    Fujitsu Laboratories has unveiled what it calls “digital identity exchange technology” aimed to increase the security of online transactions.

    4 JULY 2019

    Nestle Announces New Blockchain Initiative Separate From Ongoing IBM Project

    Nestle Announces New Blockchain Initiative Separate From Ongoing IBM Project

    Nestlé, the largest food company by revenue, announced a pilot program to track its supply chains using blockchain, according to a company statement.

    3 JULY 2019

    Virgin Money searches for growth in SA with blockchain-based wallet

    Virgin Money searches for growth in SA with blockchain-based wallet

    After moving its business away from insurance and lending, Virgin Money is shifting gears to offer digital services, including a blockchain-based digital wallet.

    3 JULY 2019

    Longenesis Brings South Korean Medical Records to the Blockchain

    Longenesis Brings South Korean Medical Records to the Blockchain

    Longenesis, a Riga, Latvia-based but Hong Kong-incorporated company, is bringing medical records to the blockchain in South Korea using Bitfury’s Exonum platform.

    3 JULY 2019

    The expert explained how the blockchain will help the banking sector
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    The expert explained how the blockchain will help the banking sector

    Thanks to blockchain, banking institutions will significantly reduce the costs and transaction fees. That’s what Alpari analyst Maxim Parkhomenko explained in a comment for LetKnow.News.

    2 JULY 2019

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