US Regulator Issues Cease and Desist Order to Russian ICO Mimicking Liechtenstein Bank
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Securities Commissioner Karen Tyler of North Dakota, U.S., has issued a cease and desist order against a Russian Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that posed as Liechtenstein Union Bank, according to a Monday, Nov. 19 press release.The state Secu...
China: Insurance Giant Ping An Subsidiary to Create Boutique Bank Supported by Blockchain
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Ping An Bank, a subsidiary of China’s Ping An Insurance Group, will launch a boutique bank using blockchain, cloud services, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Ping An Insurance Group is one of the world's leading financial and insurance c...
Blockchain Network Takes on Ethereum ERC20 and Claims it is Faster and Cheaper
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A new blockchain platform believes it is a “more attractive and accessible destination” for hosting tokens than the likes of Ethereum’s ERC20 platform, as it gives developers the support they need to build, market and launch c...
Catalan Government Considers Blockchain for Public E-Voting System
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The head of the Catalan government's citizen participation council states that the authority is considering blockchain for the community’s voting system, Spanish daily newspaper La Vanguardia reports Monday, Nov. 19.Earlier in October, th...
Autodesk CEO: Blockchain Can Stem Corruption in Construction Industry
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American software corporation Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost said that blockchain could fight corruption in the construction industry, finance and investment news outlet the Australian Financial Review reported Nov. 19.Founded in 1982, Autode...
Columbia University, IBM Launch Two Accelerator Programs for Blockchain Enterprises
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IBM and Columbia University have announced two blockchain accelerator programs that aim to help startups in the space innovate at scale, according to an IBM news release Nov. 19.Both programs form part of the Columbia-IBM Center for Blockch...
Blockchain Network’s Hard Fork to Triple TPS and Give Users Flexible Transaction Fees
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A blockchain network is preparing for the imminent hard fork to the second version of its core system on 28 Nov – with users set to benefit from flexible transaction fees and the ability to develop their own plugins with ease.ARK has been...
Russian Authors' Society to Launch Blockchain Platform for Intellectual Property Loans
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Major NGO the Russian Authors' Society (RAO) will launch a blockchain-based financial platform for intellectual property-secured loans, according to Russian news outlet TASS Nov. 16.RAO’s CEO Alexander Sukhotin revealed that the project, ...
Korea's Largest Power Provider to Use Blockchain for Eco-Friendly Micro Grid
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Korea’s largest power provider KEPCO says it will use blockchain and other innovative energy solutions to develop its next-generation micro grid (MG), according to an official press release Nov. 19.KEPCO is a $15.9 billion market cap corp...
China’s IT Ministry Calls for ‘Acceleration’ of Blockchain Standardization
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A document published Nov. 12 on the official website of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) calls on the country to “accelerate” the development of standards for the blockchain industry. The text has been authored by the M...
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