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Tech Giant Oracle Launches Blockchain Cloud Service Platform

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Advertisement Tech giant Oracle has formally launched its much-anticipated blockchain service, and many global organizations have already jumped aboard the platform. News of Oracle’s new blockchain platform first came to light in May, as reported by CCN. At the time, Thomas Kurin, Oracle’s president of product development, mentioned how this upcoming platform would be integrated Read More

Hong Kong Trade Finance Will Fight Fraud With a Blockchain-Based Platform

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Advertisement The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has partnered with Chinese Ping An to release a blockchain-based trade finance platform. The joint effort is expected to speed-up the process and prevent fraud. CCN first reported the Hong Kong’s de facto central bank’s initiative back on March 30. At the time, the bank unveiled a proof-of-concept Read More

‘Bond Coin’: Thailand Plans Blockchain Token for Instant Securities Settlement

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Advertisement A prominent securities markets body in Thailand is preparing a blockchain-based token that will power instant clearing and settlements of corporate bonds. After researching blockchain technology for a bond registrar services platform, the Thai Bond Market Association (TBMA) has revealed its intention to create a “Bond Coin”, a custom token on a private blockchain Read More

Binance Backs Maltese Banking Services Provider Founders Bank

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Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has invested in Malta-based Founders Bank, a company that intends to offer banking services tailored for the needs of tech and cryptocurrency businesses, the company announced on Thursday. Founders Bank has applied for a banking license in Malta and is currently awaiting regulatory approval. It said that Read More

Could Europe Become the World’s Leading Blockchain Hub?

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When people think about blockchain technology or international tech hubs, Silicon Valley in the US and tech power players across Asia like Singapore often come to mind first, with the integral part European nations play on the global playing field often understated. A recent study by Ipsos showed that Europeans were more optimistic about the Read More

Delaware Awards IBM $738,000 Contract to Develop Prototype Blockchain Filing System

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Advertisement Delaware, in its bid to provide a good legal and regulatory environment for blockchain technology, has awarded a $738,000, single bid contract to IBM to build a prototype for a blockchain based corporate filing system for the state, according to delawareonline.com. Delaware’s corporate franchise business contributes more than 25% of the state’s revenue. Blockchain Read More

Facebook’s Blockchain Division Has a New Director of Engineering

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Advertisement Social media giant Facebook has recently promoted senior engineer Evan Cheng to director of engineering for its recently-launched blockchain division. Earlier in May, Facebook put together a team led by David Marcus, Coinbase board member and former president at PayPal, to explore blockchain technology and its potential use cases for the platform. The team Read More