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Japanese Internet Giant GMO’s Web Bank Will Use Blockchain for Payments

Multi-billion-dollar Japanese tech conglomerate GMO has launched a new internet banking business that will use blockchain technology for faster and cheaper payments and financial services. In an announcement [PDF] on Tuesday, the GMO Internet Group confirmed the launch of the GMO Aozora Net Bank in partnership with Aozora Bank Group, a joint-initiative that has been in preparation since July 2016 ...

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Korean Internet Agency to Develop Blockchain Platform With Housing Finance Corporation

The Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) and the Korea Housing Finance Corporation (HF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop a blockchain-based storage system for documents, Korean news agency Newsis reports July 16. KISA and HF will introduce a blockchain system to manage electronic documents for mortgages and loans. KISA will provide HF with consulting and technology ...

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Wall Street’s Crypto King Calls Bitcoin ‘Currency of the Internet’

Wall Street’s “Crypto King” sat down with the panel on CNBC’s Fast Money to discuss Bitcoin’s utility, calling the digital coin the “currency of the internet.” Bitcoin is the Best Crypto Investment Bart Smith, head of digital asset trading at Susquehanna International Group, dubbed the “Crypto King” of Wall Street for his expertise on the space and his bullish attitude towards ...

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Why Kakao, Korea’s Biggest Internet Firm, Was Forced to Pivot From ICO to DApp

Line and Kakao, two of the largest messaging applications in Asia alongside WeChat, with more than 90 percent of the market share in Japan and South Korea respectively, are battling for dominance in the blockchain sector with unique partnerships and decentralized applications. Last week, Line, a Japanese messaging app that has more than 200 million active monthly users, disclosed its ...

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UNNIO Creates a More Equitable Internet

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Content creators and creative workers can be left in lurch by the powers that be online. The Internet is dominated today by giants who make the rules and often do not care for ...

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Ethereum’s Swarm Moves Closer to Achieving a Decentralized Internet

The Swarm team has announced the immediate release of Swarm client v0.3. Swarm is a distributed storage platform and content distribution service which can facilitate decentralized hosting of websites leading to censorship-resistant content. Code Merged into Master Branch The main aim of Swarm is to provide a decentralized store of Ethereum’s public record. This will store Dapp code and blockchain ...

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Vietnam Internet Crackdown Damages Plans to Become Blockchain Hub

Vietnam legislators approved a cybersecurity bill on June 12 putting tighter rules on tech companies from the start of 2019. Vietnam has been recognised as a potential hub for blockchain activity but doubts still remain over regulatory uncertainty. New Cybersecurity Bill Approved The new bill requires tech companies to hold important personal data locally which means they will need to ...

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Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Blockchain Changes the Way We Manufacture

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China State TV: Blockchain Will Be 10 Times More Valuable Than the Internet

China is suddenly bullish on blockchain technology. It has overloaded the cryptocurrency industry with praise over the past few months. The government has also led multi-billion dollar investments in blockchain projects with the vision of commercializing blockchain technology in the near future. Blockchain is Better Than the Internet CCTV, AKA China Central Television, a state TV channel controlled by ...

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