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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...

Block.One Co-Founder Brook Pierce announces to run for the US President.

The tech entrepreneur Brook Pierce, known for his role with Block.One and the EOS token, as well as for co-founding Tether, originally called Realcoin, has officially announced to run for the United States President in 2020. Brook filed as...

The Philippines SEC calls Ethereum-based DApp Forsage a pyramid scheme.

The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned investors against the Forsage, which is the top decentralized application (DApp) based on the Ethreum blockchain. The SEC called the DApp a pyramid scheme. In an announcement, the SEC urged...

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...

Japan witnessed significant growth in the blockchain industry in 2020.

According to a new report by one of the country's largest digital currency companies revealed that the blockchain sector has grown by over 30% since 2019. For years, Japan has been witnessing growth in the blockchain industry. It is...

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,...

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Coinbase hires former Facebook vice president Paul Grewal as its Chief Legal Officer.

Paul Grewal, a former US magistrate judge in California and Deputy General Counsel for Facebook, will lead the crypto...