LG’s Telecom Company to Explore Blockchain Cross-Border Payments for Overseas Travelers

LG Uplus is working with several partners across Japan, Taiwan, and the U.S. to launch an equally secure, robust, and scalable blockchain-based overseas payments platform for cellular carriers.

Is Oregon the Next Blockchain Hub?

The Oregon Blockchain Venture Studio is pushing Oregon to Blockchain prominence. Top companies like Intel, Nike and New York-headquartered advertising firm R/GA will organize and host its incubator program.

Blockchain Art Collective Unveils Blockchain-Based System for Cataloging Artworks

New York’s Blockchain Art Collective (BAC) has recently unveiled a "holistic blockchain-based system" capable of registering physical artwork.

ECB is Not Introducing a Central Bank Digital Currency

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi clarified that the central bank has no plans of introducing a digital currency in the near future.

SoftBank Announces Blockchain-Based Payment System

Japan-based tech firm SoftBank has revealed the creation of a cross-carrier mobile payment service powered by the blockchain.

Ohio Local Government Explores Development of Blockchain-Based Personal Identity System

Columbus, Ohio — The city of Dublin is exploring the feasibility of introducing a Blockchain-based personal identity system in the local government. 

Hong Kong Jewelry Retailer to Adopt Blockchain-Based System for Tracking Diamonds

Hong Kong investment holding company Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group has disclosed plans of using a blockchain-based system for tracking diamonds.

UK Meds Partners with Stratis to Integrate Blockchain in Online Pharmacy Sector

Online pharmacy UK Meds is convinced that with the Stratis platform handling the monitoring of patient records, security will be beefed up to prevent dubious characters from claiming multiple prescriptions.

Chinese Ministry Explores Blockchain Solutions to Improve Charity Tracking System

China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs, the government agency responsible for the country’s social and administrative matters, is exploring the integration of blockchain technology into its existing charity tracking system in an effort to boost transparency of social service affairs. 

Soluna Announces Development of Blockchain Computing Facility

Soluna, the computing company that owns its own renewable energy, has announced plans of building a utility-scale blockchain computing facility in the city of Dakhla.

Tsukuba Struggles to Implement Blockchain Voting

Tsukuba has reportedly deployed an online voting system in Japan but has encountered two problems.

Paxos and Gemini Launch USD-Pegged Stablecoins

Cryptocurrency companies Paxos and Gemini Trust have launched their stablecoins pegged 1:1 to the US dollar.

TraceLink Completes $93M Funding Round for Blockchain Supply Chain

TraceLink Inc., the world's largest track and trace network for life sciences supply chains, has recently completed a $93 million investment round intended to be invested in the global pharmaceutical supply chain.

IBM Continues Crypto Space Expansion; Launches “Blockchain World Wire”

Technology giant IBM announces the launch of a financial settlement service powered by the Stellar platform known as the Blockchain World Wire.

Linux Foundation Launches New Training Course for Hyperledger Blockchain Technology

The Linux Foundation has recently opened registrations for its new advanced training course for Hyperledger Fabric blockchain technology.