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Swiss Post and Swisscom launch a 100% Swiss infrastructure for blockchain applications

Bern, SWITZERLAND - Swiss Post and Swisscom are building a simple, secure and sustainable infrastructure for blockchain applications in Switzerland. They will use this,...

R3’s Corda app now supports XRP

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Distributed ledger technology outfit R3 has launched a universal settler application to facilitate payments on its Corda platform, with rival Ripple's...

South Korean cryptocurrency market targeted by new rule change

Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - The government of South Korea has excluded cryptocurrency exchanges from being categorized as venture businesses. The government announced this new...

Japan’s FSA working on ICO regulations

Osaka, JAPAN - Japan's Financial Services Agency is set to launch regulations on initial coin offerings (ICOs) to protect investors, as reported by a...

Bitmain Crypto Index to track 17 top cryptocurrencies

Shanghai, CHINA - Chinese cryptocurrency mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has just released its own cryptocurrency index which follows and records the assets from investors...

MAS releases comprehensive guide to ICO legality

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Singapore’s central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has widened its regulatory authority in order to bring certain cryptocurrencies under...

Huawei launches blockchain service for global use

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Huawei Cloud has officially launched its Blockchain Service (BCS) for global use, after launching it for commercial use in China earlier this...

Malaysia to see crypto regulations in Q1 2019

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has announced that regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges and ICOs will come into force by...

Binance houses USDT under new Stablecoin Market while Bitfinex introduces stablecoin FIAT trading pairs

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Keeping it short and succinct with an announcement on their website, Binance has renamed the Tether USDT Market (USDT) to now...

Abu Dhabi bank successfully uses blockchain in sukuk transactions

Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Abu Dhabi’s Al Hilal Bank has executed the world’s first sukuk transaction using blockchain technology, Reuters reported on...