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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...

The Future of Linux DApps – Cartesi Launches ‘Descartes’ SDK Documentation Portal

Cartesi, the most recent Binance Launchpad IEO announced the launch of their Descartes SDK Documentation portal. The SDK Portal represents a leap forward for the Cartesi team in fulfilling their ambition in bridging the world of Linux open-sourced software,...

Major Chinese tech companies come together to announce the Distributed Identity Alliance.

Several major Chinese companies have come together to drive innovation through blockchain, 17 Chinese firms across sectors founded the Distributed Identity Alliance (DID Alliance). Baidu, Tencent Cloud, WeBank, JD.com, and UnionPay Electronic Payment Research Institute are among the big...

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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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