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South Korea’s Gyeongbuk Province Launches ‘Special Committee’ to Create Blockchain Hub

The government of South Korea’s Gyeongbuk province has launched a “Blockchain Special Committee” with the goal of creating a blockchain hub in the region, local media outlet Daily News reported Nov. 14. North Gyeongsang Province, also known as Gyeongbuk, plans to create a blockchain hub, inviting 40 domestic and foreign experts in the industry to consult on the project. Lee ...

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Malaysian MP Urges Gov’t to Create Regulations Before Approving Political Funding Coin

A Malaysian Member of Parliament has urged the government to implement proper cryptocurrency regulations before undertaking the Harapan Coin (HRP) cryptocurrency project, local English-language news daily the Star reported Nov. 14. Launched by “a group of patriotic and concerned Malaysian citizens, within and outside of Malaysia,” Harapan Coin claims to be the world’s first political fundraising platform deploying cryptocurrency and ...

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IBM Thailand Promotes AI, Blockchain in Order to Create Regional Sales Hub

The Thai branch of U.S. global IT company IBM will promote blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) in order to turn the country into a major sales hub in the surrounding region, English-language daily news outlet The Bangkok Post reports Wednesday, Nov. 14. According to the article, IBM is going to promote blockchain in collaboration with the country’s central bank, Bank ...

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Singapore Government to Create Blockchain Based Security Token System

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has joined forces with the Singapore Exchanges to develop a Delivery versus Payment system for tokenised securities. Read more Security Token pieces here.  The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is set to develop a Delivery versus Payment (DvP) platform with the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to allow settlements for tokenised securities across varying blockchain platforms. The announcement ...

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Blockchain Will Help to Create More Wealth

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder and ConsenSys CEO Joe Lubin has said that with blockchain, society will move “from a scarcity to an abundance mindset,” in a New York Times (NYT) interview published Nov. 12. Lubin made his remarks at the NYT’s International Luxury Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Hong Kong, which runs Nov. 12-13 and brings together speakers that include ...

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The First ICO Serving 200 Million Users to Create a Trusted Economy Without Intermediaries Announces Token Sale Dates

December 4 2017 – AppCoins the open and distributed protocol for App Stores announce its token sale date for December 13, 2017 at 1700 UTC and scheduled to end January 18, 2017, unsold tokens — if any — will be burned, in order to preserve the value of the token. Supported by App Store giants Aptoide, AppCoins aims to provide transparency, equitably and community ...

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Binance Launches Research Wing to Create ‘Institutional-Grade’ Research Reports

The largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has launched an analysis division to conduct  “institutional-grade” research reports, according to an announcement published Nov. 8. Binance’s new analysis division, Binance Research, is set to prepare institutional-grade research reports with the objective of increasing transparency and improve the quality of information within the cryptocurrency space. The division has already conducted and published two in-depth ...

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Geopolitical Tensions Create Demand for Systems to Replace SWIFT

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin recently threatened SWIFT, the global financial messaging service, with penalties if it does not comply with new US sanctions and cut off entities doing business with Iran, which has created a demand for alternatives to SWIFT. The Belgium-based institution, SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), supports over 11,000 financial institutions in over 200 countries ...

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Company to Create a Coin Backed by Swiss Franc

A Swiss company, Alprockz AG, has developed the cryptocurrency ROCKZ, and says it is the first coin paired to one of the most stable fiat currencies in the world —  the Swiss Franc (CHF). According to the company, it has already partnered with Geneva Swiss Bank – GSbanque. The team calls the product “the most reliable and predictable crypto cash”, ...

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IBM Patents Blockchain System to Create ‘Trust’ Between AR Game Players, Real World Locations

Major global tech giant IBM has applied for another blockchain patent, this time aiming to deter augmented reality (AR) game players from intruding on undesirable locations. The tech firm’s latest patent document was released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, Nov. 1. In the patent, IBM, also known as Big Blue, describes a blockchain-based method and ...

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