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IBM Developing Blockchain-Based Solutions to Transform India’s Telecoms Sector

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IBM Developing Blockchain-Based Solutions to Transform India’s Telecoms Sector

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) heavyweights IBM is reportedly working with Indian telecommunications firms to help them create blockchain solutions aimed at enhancing “mobile number portability” and “Do Not Call” registries, according to an Economic Times report on December 12, 2018. IBM Creating DLT Solution for India’s Telecoms Per sources close to the matter, IBM is collaborating with Indian telecommunications companies…

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Global Maritime Industry Firms Launch Blockchain Platform for Certification of Seafarers

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Global Maritime Industry Firms Launch Blockchain Platform for Certification of Seafarers

Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a U.K.-based charity organization, has funded a blockchain solution that will enable firms in the maritime industry, including Maersk Line, Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), and others to carry out a host of operations via distributed ledger technology (DLT),  including verification of safety documentation and seafarers certificate depository management, reported the Loadstar on December 11, 2018.   Blockchain…

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Itaú Unibanco and Standard Chartered Launch Latin America’s First Blockchain Platform for Loans

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Itaú Unibanco and Standard Chartered Launch Latin America’s First Blockchain Platform for Loans

Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco Holding bank and Standard Chartered have successfully concluded the development and testing of Latin America’s first blockchain-based proof of concept for loans, ZDNet reported on December 11, 2018. Latin America Gets Its First Blockchain-Based Loan Platform It seems that the bear market that has persisted in the crypto industry since the November 2018 has not affected the…

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Samsung Files for Three Blockchain-Related Applications in the European Union

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Samsung Files for Three Blockchain-Related Applications in the European Union

Electronics giant Samsung has filed for three blockchain-related trademark applications in the European Union on December 10, 2018. Some tech websites suggest these applications are related to the company’s plan to offer a cryptocurrency cold wallet on its phones. Details on the Trademark Applications The trademark applications are named “Blockchain KeyStore,” “Blockchain key box,” and “Blockchain Core” and are alluded to be…

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State Farm Catches Blockchain Fever, Trials DLT for Auto Claims Subrogation

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State Farm Catches Blockchain Fever, Trials DLT for Auto Claims Subrogation

State Farm, a large group of United States-based insurance and financial services firms offering automobile insurance products, loans and more, has announced on December 10, 2018, that it’s testing a distributed ledger technology (DLT) based solution that could help speed up the subrogation process for auto claims. Blockchain for Faster Auto Claims Subrogation In its bid to revolutionize its operations…

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UNICEF Joins the Blockchain Movement, Set to Fund Various Blockchain Projects in Emerging Economies

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UNICEF Joins the Blockchain Movement, Set to Fund Various Blockchain Projects in Emerging Economies

In a bid to make it easier for innovators in emerging economies to solve real-life problems with distributed ledger technology (DLT ), the UNICEF Innovation Fund, has announced a move to invest heavily in six blockchain startups in developing and emerging economies, according to a press release on December 10, 2018.    UNICEF Using DLT to Help Humanity The UNICEF…

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South Korea: Shinhan Bank Turns to Blockchain Technology to Augment Financial Services

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South Korea: Shinhan Bank Turns to Blockchain Technology to Augment Financial Services

South Korea’s second largest bank has started a pilot project to implement a blockchain-based work process across a range of financial services and internal protocol management systems, reported Korea Times on December 10, 2018. Leading Blockchain Adoption Managing assets of over $260 billion and storing $192 billion worth of the Korean won, Shinhan Bank is one of the largest financial…

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Swiss Post and Swisscom to Develop Hyperledger-based Blockchain Platform

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Swiss Post and Swisscom to Develop Hyperledger-based Blockchain Platform

According to a joint press release published by Swisscom and Swiss Post, on December 6, 2018, the two state-owned entities have come together to form a “simple, secure, and sustainable” platform for blockchain applications in Switzerland. Private Blockchain-based Project While the Swiss Post is Switzerland’s national postal service, Swisscom is one of the country’s largest state-owned telecom service providers. The…

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U.S. Department of Defense Uncertain about Viability of Blockchains amid Soaring Hype

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U.S. Department of Defense Uncertain about Viability of Blockchains amid Soaring Hype

The U.S. Department of Defense is currently assessing the viability of blockchain technology for military-related applications, according to a recent report from C4ISRNET, a publication covering technological advancements in the defense sector. In a document published November 19, 2018, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) said that it was looking to understand the “Applications and Barriers” to distributed consensus…

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Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare BuyCoin squares BlockEQ Wallet for $9 Million

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Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare BuyCoin squares BlockEQ Wallet for $9 Million

Coinsquare, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in Canada, has acquired BlockEQ, Stellar’s non-custodial crypto wallet, in a bid to expand its offerings beyond just digital asset trading, the company announced in a press release on December 6, 2018. “Coinbase of Canada” Acquires BlockEQ While many still speculate about how long the bearish market will last, some companies in the…

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