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US lawmakers introduce a bill to study blockchain for consumer protection – a report by Sahil Kohli.

Three United States House Representatives, two Democrats, and a Republican have officially introduced a new bill to spur more in-depth analysis of blockchain technology in Congress. Earlier this week, Rep. Darren Soto (D-FL), Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Rep....

Australian government emphasizes the importance of blockchain tech in the fintech sector – a report by Sahil Kohli

The Australian government's Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology has released a draft report that mentioned blockchain technology more than 50 times. The report is in response to the country's first recession in 30 years as...

Blockchain platform to allow Indian farmers to connect with the UAE food industry- a report by Sahil Kohli.

Officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be using Agriota E-Marketplace, a platform that employs blockchain technology to bridge the gap between farmers in India and the UAE's food industry. The blockchain platform Agriota reportedly provides transparency by...

Japan’s Finance Minister suggests how blockchain can help in the fight against COVID-19.

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso suggested blockchain technology would be key in the world's battle against the coronavirus pandemic as the technology can be used for contact tracing while ensuring privacy. Taro Aso gave the opening remarks for the...

Colombia’s Technology Ministry urges to adopt blockchain technology in various sectors.

It's time for Colombia to adopt blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, the country's Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications (MinTIC) has urged. In a comprehensive guide, the MinTIC delved into ten sectors that could greatly benefit from integrating blockchain. In...

India is looking at the potential of blockchain tech for remote voting.

According to the Indian Express report, the Indian Election Commission is exploring the potential of blockchain technology for remote voting amid a pandemic. Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra mentioned the issue of voter privacy and expressed his concerns over geographical...

China’s blockchain-based Service Network launches an international website.

China’s blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), the country’s nationwide blockchain project, has just launched an official international website. Appearing on Aug. 10, the new English-language BSN website aims to help bring global developers to the project. The CEO of Red...

Over 10,000 new blockchain firms registered in China so far this year.

According to decentralized data provider LongHash, more than 10,000 new blockchain companies were registered in China alone this year so far. Despite the impact of the ongoing global pandemic across most of the industries globally, the blockchain sector in...

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...

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UK Regulators are skeptical of the crypto industry’s self-regulation.

A survey published by the Royal United Service Institute (RUSI), UK's oldest defense and security think tank, found banks,...

Singapore government investment firm is developing a blockchain-powered digital health passport.

According to local news reports, the government-owned investment firm SGInnovate and Singaporean startup Accredify have jointly developed a new blockchain-powered digital health passport. Development...
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