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China: Chainlink-adoptee national blockchain project goes live; 135 public nodes running

The Zhejiang district in China has laid the foundation for the Blockchain Service Network, (BSN) the country’s ambitious nationwide blockchain project, as per local reports this week. For starters; 135 public nodes are reportedly active in the province — affirming to China’s broader Five-Year-Plan that heavily features blockchain technology. Chainlink oracles form a major part Read more…

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Japan megabank Nomura launches Bitcoin and crypto custody for institutional investors

Institutional investors are coming in hard and fast to the crypto market and, whether you like it or not, seem like they are here to stay. “Komainu” Japan’s top financial services and banking firm Nomura launched its much-awaited Bitcoin custody service for institutional investors this week, after over two years of development and clearing regulatory Read more…

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Cardano (ADA) Shelley Haskell testnet finally gets its own Daedalus Wallet

Cardano wallet version 1.0.0-STN1 was designed purely for stake pool operator testing and is the first out of many Daedalus releases that is compatible with the Shelly (Haskell) testnet. Stake pool operators can now test the Haskell version of the Daedalus Wallet Less than two weeks after opening up the Shelley testnet to all stake Read more…

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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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The New York Times Tests A Blockchain-Based Prototype To Tackle Misleading Information

The research and development team of the American newspaper The New York Times has tested a blockchain-based project to address the growing issue of misleading information in the online space. NYT Turns To Blockchain For Validating Info In its recent report, the NYT outlined the problem of misinformation, primarily when it comes down to pictures Read more…

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Here’s How You Can Invest In Bitcoin Retirement Plans

With the Bitcoin and crypto revolution accelerating, interest in retirement-focused investment is growing. Whereas long-term savings is always a good idea for anyone seeking financial security, the unique nature of blockchain assets requires greater care and understanding to ensure success. Do Your Research With such a rapid pace of development and adoption, seeking to apply Read more…

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Sweden’s Central Bank To Begin Testing National Cryptocurrency

The Swedish Central Bank will establish a test group for its potential digital currency – the e-krona. It will run for a year and should confirm if there’s an actual need case for launching a digital krona. Testing The E-Krona Recently reported by local news, the Riksbank is ready to launch a group to examine 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…