Blockchain

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...

Indian crypto exchange CoinDCX rolls out crypto-focused educational programs – a report by Sahil Kohli.

Despite concerns about possible anti-crypto legislation that are coming in the near future, Indian crypto exchange CoinDCZ announced to roll out educational programs and professional training for the crypto-curious. Two specialized courses in crypto training and expertise will be...

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...

NASA explores the use of blockchain tech for inter-satellite communication.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) explores the use of blockchain technology for inter-satellite communication. The use of blockchain tech will allow satellites to store shared data relevant to its constellation, enabling autonomous communications. Known as the Space...

Russia explores blockchain technology for remote voting in the upcoming elections.

A Russian telecom company has successfully tested an electronic voting system that uses the blockchain technology. Local citizens will be able to use this electronic system for voting remotely in the country's September elections. With the global pandemic keeping...

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...

US Congressman Tom Emmer says he does not see XRP as a security.

The US Congressman Tom Emmer, during the first hosted "Cryptocurrency Town Hall," mentioned that he would accept cryptocurrency donations for his next election campaign through BitPay. Tom Emmer said that he does not see Ripple's XRP as security and...

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...

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Bitcoin price breaks above its highest level since mid-Jan 2018.

After reaching an annual high of about $13863 earlier this week, the leading cryptocurrency bitcoin underwent a sharp correction...
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