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Thai Customs Agency to Use IBM-Maersk Logistics Blockchain

Thailand is utilizing IBM and Maersk's blockchain initiative to streamline its shipment tracking procedures.

South Korea’s Kakao Seeks to List Its Klay Token on Chinese Exchange

South Korea’s Kakao is seeking to list its cryptocurrency on an exchange, but it may not be able to list the token locally.

Thai Crypto Exchange Bitcoin Co. Ltd. to Shut Down Operations

Thailand's top crypto exchange Bitcoin Co. Ltd. is shutting down its entire trading operations.

Seoul-Based Artbloc to Fractionally Sell High-End Art Using Blockchain

A Korean start-up will be fractionally offering two works by David Hockney in September.

Blockchain Firm Constellation Partners with US Air Force to Automate Data Management

Constellation revealed a collaboration with the U.S. Air Force to assist in automating the armed force branch’s huge information management.

Santiago Stock Exchange to Form Blockchain Association

A new Hyperledger blockchain effort is seeking to stabilize the Chilean stock market and draw in overseas investors.

Crypto Exchange CGEX to Halt Operations Next Month

CGEX, the Malta-based crypto exchange established by South Korean Coinone, will halt its operations in September.

Gemini Exchange Joins USD Payment Platform Silvergate

Gemini's institutional clients are now allowed to execute in U.S. dollars "24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year" through the network.

Swiss Regulator Grants Broker-Dealer Licenses to Two New Blockchain Companies

FINMA has granted the first “banking and securities licenses” to two blockchain firms, SEBA Crypto AG and Sygnum AG.

NEC Argentina to Create Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Solution

NEC Argentina S.A. has joined forces with IDB Lab and the Civil Association DECODES of NGO Bitcoin Argentina to create a blockchain-based digital identity solution.

Australian Securities Exchange Partners with Digital Asset, VMWare to Build Blockchain Platform

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is partnering with fintech company Digital Asset and VMWare to move its present exchange platform onto distributed ledger technology.

Andrew Yang Seeks to Implement Blockchain-Based Mobile Voting

Democratic candidate Andrew Yang states he will execute blockchain-based mobile voting if he wins the 2020 United States presidential race.

Deribit to Provide Bulk Crypto Derivatives Trading

Deribit asserts it's going to be the first crypto futures and options exchange for offering large-volume trades of bitcoin and ether derivatives.

Travelport Partners with IBM to Use Blockchain for Hotel Commissions

Travelport revealed it is utilizing IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric to ensure commissions paid to travel agencies.

Ukraine: Authorities Confiscate Crypto Mining Machines from Nuclear Power Plant

Ukraine's top law-enforcement and counterintelligence office discovered crypto mining hardware on location at a nuclear power plant.