UN: North Korea Uses Hong Kong-Based Blockchain Company to Launder Money

North Korea has been utilizing a Hong Kong-based blockchain firm to launder money, as per a quarterly report published by the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee on North Korea.

Coke One North America to Expand Blockchain Initiative to 70 Partners

The IT company behind Coca-Cola's bottle manufacturing supply chain procedures seems to be taking a plunge into blockchain innovation. 

Ripple, TPBank Collaborate for Blockchain-Based Remittances

Vietnam-based TPBank has joined RippleNet, a blockchain-based payments network of Ripple, looking for quicker international money transfers.

Samsung Integrates Elrond Token on Its Blockchain Wallet

Samsung has added support Elrond (ERD) token on its blockchain wallet. 

Samsung Adds Support for TRON to Blockchain Keystore

South Korean tech tycoon Samsung has just revealed that it has added support for TRON to its dApp store, Blockchain Keystore.

FTX Launches Index of 8 Popular China-Related Cryptocurrencies

Derivatives exchange FTX has released an index of eight well known China-related digital currencies.

Chinese Central Bank Official Calls for Commercial Banks to Adopt Blockchain Tech

The lead of the technology department at the People's Bank of China (PBoC) has called for commercial banks to adopt blockchain innovation in digital finance. 

Raw Seafoods to Track Seafood Using IBM Blockchain Platform

IBM recently joined forces with Raw Seafoods Inc. to enable partners, retailers, and restaurants to track seafood on the supply chain utilizing the IBM Food Trust, which is created on the IBM Blockchain Platform.

Blockchain Firm Zamna Raises $5M to Develop Airport Security System

Blockchain company Zamna has secured $5 million up in a seed financing round led by VC companies LocalGlobe and Oxford Capital for the ongoing development of its airport security framework. 

President Xi Says China Needs to ‘Seize the Opportunity’ Afforded by Blockchain

The President of the People's Republic of China and General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Xi Jinping, stated the nation should "seize the opportunity" presented by blockchain innovation. 

Blockchain Ventures Takes Stake in Game Tech Firm Enjin

The venture arm of digital currency wallet, data, and exchange provider Blockchain has taken a stake in blockchain game innovation company Enjin. 

Binance Joins Klaytn’s Governance Council

Binance is the first blockchain firm to be part of the council.

University of Malta Offers DLT and Blockchain Master’s Degree

A master's degree in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and blockchain is currently available at the University of Malta.

Major Korean Banks Join Decentralized Identity Initiative

Four more institutions, including the Shinhan and NH Nonghyup banks, have joined a South Korean decentralized identity project that is intended to verify and share individual data utilizing blockchain.

Upbit’s Operator Plans to Use Blockchain in OTC Securities Trading

The operator of the Upbit cryptocurrency exchange, Dunamu, is introducing a new app this month in South Korea for trading unlisted securities with an arrangement to use blockchain in the first half of next year.