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Major Tokyo Company To Use Blockchain To Trade Excessive Electricity

A local report indicated that Tokyo Electrical Energy Firm Holdings Inc (TEPCO) has partnered with the Japanese trading company Itochu Corp, to develop a blockchain-based platform to trade surplus of electricity between households. Blockchain-based Trading Platform For Electricity According to the Nikkei, TEPCO and Itochu signed the partnership to utilize blockchain technology for the upcoming Read more…

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World Economic Forum Names Chainlink a 2020 Pioneer

Chainlink has been included in a top list of technology pioneers by the World Economic Forum. The selection consists of some of the biggest names which are leaving their mark in several industries, including blockchain and other tech innovations. Among The Most Promising Tech Integrators Upon the 20th anniversary of the Tech Pioneers community, The Read more…

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Sony Invests in Security Token Platform Securitize

Japanese multinational group Sony has invested in Securitize through its venture capital fund SFV・GB L.P, which is co-managed by Sony Financial Ventures (SFV) and Global Brain. Securitize is a blockchain-oriented firm that helps businesses issue compliant security tokens. Sony Joins Nomura, MUFG, and Santander to Invest in Securitize The latest investment by SFV・GB an extension Read more…

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Bitcoin-Friendly Governments Will Be Biggest Winners, Tim Draper Says

Billionaire Tim Draper has praised Bitcoin for breaking the world’s borders and acting as a global currency system. He told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) were disrupting the most important industries and the government itself. Blockchain & AI Bigger than Internet Draper, a venture capital investor who Read more…

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China Is Exploring Blockchain and AI Use Cases in International Trade Financing

China is reportedly looking into the various use cases for blockchain tech and artificial intelligence (AI) in international financing, with a special focus on risk management procedures. The country intends to further liberalize its financial markets, a veteran foreign exchange regulatory official confirmed on October 26. The recent comments made by Lu Lei, deputy head Read more…

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Indian Firms Big on Blockchain But Gov’t Still Myopic on Crypto

It appears that the Indian government is mirroring China’s movements with regards to blockchain and cryptocurrency. A huge project by Indian mobile network operator, Reliance Jio, plans to roll out the country’s largest blockchain platform, yet lawmakers remain myopic about cryptocurrency. World’s Biggest Blockchain Platform In a series of announcement at the Reliance annual general Read more…

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Crypto Tycoon Roger Ver Quietly Relinquishes CEO Role at Bitcoin.com

Crypto entrepreneur and Bitcoin Cash backer Roger Ver quietly relinquished his role as CEO at controversial company Bitcoin.com. | Source: Malta AI & Blockchain Summit/YouTube. Bitcoin Cash backer and noted cryptocurrency entrepreneur Roger Ver has quietly moved positions within his flagship company, Bitcoin.com. Formerly the CEO of Bitcoin.com – sometimes confused with the CEO of Read more…

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Starbucks Looks to Microsoft for Blockchain Solution – But You Still Won’t be Paying for Coffee With Crypto

Coffee giant Starbucks has long flirted in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space with many often asking when people will be able to use Bitcoin to buy a cup of coffee at one of their stores. That may still be a long way off, but the Seattle-based company is looking to the blockchain. Starbucks is reportedly Read more…