Pundi X’s New Phone to Allow Users Switch Between Android and Blockchain

“Blockchain-based calling and messaging can be toggled on and off on the phone operating system, which builds upon Android 9.0,” Pundi X stated.

Moscow Regional Parliament Proposes Blockchain-Based E-Voting System

In an effort to boost the reliability of the electronic voting process in the forthcoming election, the Russian capital’s local parliament in Duma has proposed the integration of blockchain technology into its electoral system.

BAC Sponsors Bill Allowing Crypto for Legal Cannabis Tax

The Blockchain Advocacy Coalition (BAC) has sponsored a bill intended to permit legal cannabis businesses to pay their state taxes with cryptocurrency.

Sony, Fujitsu Team Up to Provide “Unfalsifiable” Educational Records with Blockchain

Two Japanese tech moguls have entered a partnership to utilize blockchain in providing educational records that cannot be faked.

South Korea’s ICONLOOP Denies IPO Plan Reports

The firm behind the blockchain project ICON has denied claims that it is considering to conduct an initial public offering (IPO).

Australian Financial Regulator Tests Blockchain Technology to Automate Reporting of Cross-Border Transactions

The Australian Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) is testing blockchain’s potential in automating reports of institutions’ cross-border transactions.

Crypto Market Data Provider Coin Metrics Completes $1.9 Million Seed Round

Crypto market and network data provider Coin Metrics has recently completed a $1.9 million seed funding round concomitant with releasing its first suite of commercial products for institutions seeking customized research reports.

FinTech Company Monetago Joins R3’s Corda Enterprise

New York-based software development firm MonetaGo has ported its Fraud Mitigation Network from Hyperledger Fabric to Corda Enterprise, R3's open source blockchain platform.

Samsung Reveals First Blockchain Partners for Galaxy S10

As Samsung presented the phone to customers and affiliates, the logos of Cosmee and Enjin crypto gaming platform were displayed.

Inveniam to Tokenize $66M Building on Ethereum Blockchain

Inveniam Capital Partners (ICP) will tokenize the $65.5 million WeWork building on the Ethereum blockchain.

HTC’s Exodus Blockchain Phone Now Purchasable Using Fiat

Previously exclusive for purchase with Ether or Bitcoin, the HTC EXODUS 1 is now purchasable using fiat currencies.

SoftBank Partners with TBCASoft to Develop a Blockchain-Based Identification & Authentication System

Tokyo-based multinational holding conglomerate Softbank has partnered with U.S.-based blockchain startup TBCASoft to develop a blockchain-based identification and authentication system.

2 Cryptocurrency Startups Join Forces to Put US Second-Hand Car Market on a Blockchain

The Automotive eXchange Platform (AXP) and cryptocurrency non-profit Fusion Foundation are entering a partnership to put U.S. used car market, as well as its financing and insurance to a blockchain.

Symbiont and Templum Teams Up to Offer Smart Securities for Private Markets

FinTech enterprise software vendor Symbiont has partnered with security token specialist Templum to build a private blockchain and smart contracts platform on which Templum will be launching its clients’ future security token offerings.

Accenture Launches New Blockchain App to Promote Resources Conservation

Dublin-based management consulting firm Accenture has partnered with Mastercard, Amazon Web Services, Everledger, and Mercy Corps to launch a DLT-based “circular supply chain” that allows consumers to reward business practices that promote natural resources conservation.