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. 

Digital Securities Startup Archax to Use R3’s Blockchain for Post-Trade Activities

Digital securities exchange Archax has entered a new deal to utilize blockchain firm R3's Corda Enterprise solution for handling post-trade activities on its trade.

Broadway’s Largest Ticket Operator Integrates Blockchain Solution to Combat Ticket Fraud

Shubert Organization is incorporating a blockchain framework into its business in an imminent pilot focused on battling ticket fraud.

Samsung SDS to Roll Out Blockchain-Based Medical Claims Processing System

IT solution developer Samsung SDS is anticipating to introduce a blockchain-based medical claims processing framework this month.

HSBC Announces Successful Enactment of Letter of Credit on Blockchain in Malaysia

Major bank HSBC has revealed the effective enactment of a letter of credit (LC) on a blockchain in Malaysia. 

EY Introduces Blockchain Tool to Improve Transparency & Accountability of Public Fund Management

Professional services tycoon EY (Ernst and Young) is utilizing blockchain tech to help governments in enhancing accountability and transparency in public fund management.