International Chamber Of Commerce, Perlin Partner To Drive Blockchain Adoption

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is collaborating with distributed ledger firm Perlin to drive blockchain adoption across its vast membership base. ICC is the largest, most representative business organization in the world, with more than 45 million member businesses in over 130 countries. It fosters international trade and commerce to promote and protect open markets for goods and services […]

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IBM Working With 6 Banks to Let Them Issue Stablecoins and Use Stellar's XLM Network

Computing giant IBM, which has carried out several initiatives in blockchain technology, is collaborating with 6 banks to allow them to issue their own stablecoins, while also letting them make use of Stellar Lumen’s XLM token. The 6 international banks have signed letters of intent and will use IBM’s World Wire, a cross-border payments solution, to offer near instantaneous transactions […]

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Blockchain Regulatory Certainty Act on Congress’s Slate

After being drafted by Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) last fall, H.R.528, also known as The Blockchain Regulatory Certainty Act, has been formally introduced to the 116th House of Representatives. For now, the draft bill will head to the House Banking Committee and the House Judiciary Committee for debate before possibly being sent to the full chamber for a roll call […]

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HSBC Has Settled $250 Billion Worth of Transactions Using DLTs

HSBC Holdings, one of the largest banks in the world, has revealed that nearly $250 billion of trade settlements have been handled using Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs). Focusing on internal balance sheets for global transactions, a press release by the bank said that over 3 million foreign exchange transactions had been made, and 150,000 using HSBC’s FX Everywhere platform. HSBC’s […]

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Russia’s IPChain Launches Blockchain Intellectual Property Registry

IPChain, one of Russia’s pioneering blockchain-based intellectual property companies, has launched its blockchain and recorded the first transactions on it. The development comes after another IP and blockchain meld, EDRID, has gained some initial traction in the nation. Also see: How Thailand Is Staying Ahead by Regulating ICOs and Blockchain Investments IPChain Sees Its First Blockchain Transactions IPChain was launched in […]

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New Wyoming Blockchain Draft Bills Aim to Protect, Entice Projects

The Wyoming blockchain pivot continues, as a series of new draft bills aimed at fostering and defending cryptoverse enterprises will now be brought before the state’s full House of Representatives. If passed, the proposals would add to laws already passed in 2018 that have put Wyoming at the vanguard of embracing digital assets in the United States. Also read: New Dawn: […]

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Three Roadblocks to Mass Adoption of Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology has been in existence for close to 10 years now. Yet adoption levels are still low. Ex-president and board member of overstock.com shares his perspective. Perspectives of an Early Adopter October 31st was celebrated as the 10th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper being published by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. By January of 2009, the initial version of […]

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Her Majesty’s Land Registry Is Looking at Blockchain for Modernization

The government of the United Kingdom is exploring more use cases of blockchain technology. That’s upon this week’s announcement that Her Majesty’s Land Registry wants to embrace Corda for evolving the U.K.’s land registration system.  Also see: Is Noble Bank on the Brink of Insolvency and Will Tether Collapse With It? Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders […]

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Traxion Offers Blockchain Solution to Philippine Farmers

Blockchain-based financial services provider Traxion is offering blockchain technology to Philippine farmers, aiming to change the way people do business. Blockchain-based financial services provider Traxion said it is introducing blockchain technology in the southern Philippines island of Mindanao that will allow people to receive their salary securely using electronic wallets. TraXion chief executive officer Ann Cuisia explained at a recent […]

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