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China’s Blockchain-based Service Network will integrate 40 public chains over the next 12 months.

He Yifan, CEO of Red Date Technology, the private company behind the BSN, in an interview with Cointelegraph, told that the network aims to integrate with 30–40 public blockchain networks by June 2021. In the following year, it will...

The US Food and Drug Administration considers blockchain for food security.

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a blueprint and pilot research for food safety, highlighting blockchain tech as a viable option for some of the identified challenges that can be solved with it. The blueprint released earlier this...

Chinese government includes blockchain jobs to its official list of occupations.

China's Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security recently announced that two blockchain occupations, "Blockchain Engineer" and "Blockchain Application Operator," have been added to the list of official occupations. The list is updated every year to add new occupations...

South Korean government plans to use blockchain technology in the healthcare system.

The government of South Korea is planning to adopt blockchain technology in various industries. The central bank of South Korea is currently reviewing the use of a central bank digital currency, and various government ministries want to adopt decentralized...

South Korean government plans to create a local hemp trade free zone employing blockchain tech.

According to the Newspim news report, the Andong region in the Gyeongbuk Province became a ‘Special Industrial Hemp Free Zone.’ Governor Lee Chul-woo announced during a press conference held on July 6. Before the designation of this special hemp-free zone,...

“My mission is to make blockchains and digital assets mainstream” – A Q&A with the new XDB Foundation Managing Director Michael Gord

Michael Gord, MLG Blockchain and GDA Capital founder, has contributed to some of the world’s largest blockchain ecosystems, including TRX, LRC, and ONT.  He also served as the first Enterprise Blockchain Developer at TD Bank, one of Canada's largest...

Singapore witnessed over 50% growth in the blockchain sector.

A collection of organizations teamed up to produce a “map” of what the blockchain landscape looks like in the Asian country Singapore, and it shows a significant growth in comparison to the last year. Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA),...

South Korean Telecom firm proposes the use of blockchain for phone insurance.

The South Korean-based telecommunications firm, SK Telecom, announced a blockchain-based document submission process for mobile phone insurance. This new protocol will replace the company's current antiquated paper processing methods. Before now, users had to go through a lot of...

Binance China Blockchain Institute partners with a state-level enterprise to develop digital infrastructure for SMEs.

Binance's new blockchain research institute in China has formed a strategic partnership with a state-level supply chain innovator to develop digital infrastructure for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country. According to the announcement, the Binance institute's new...

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba leads in filing the most number of blockchain-related patents.

According to a new report from the China Patent Protection Association, the Chinese multinational Alibaba leads the world in patents awarded for blockchain-related technology. The 2020 Blockchain Global Patent Au­tho­ri­sa­tion Re­port shows that there are 3924 awarded patents for...

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The world’s reserve currency US dollar is getting weaker compared to crypto, says Ripple CEO.

While the US dollar won't give up its position as the world's reserve currency any time soon, it's definitely...