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SingularityNET Announces Launch of SingularityNET X-Lab Blockchain AI Accelerator

Hong Kong-based AI company SingularityNET announced on Monday the launch of its new SingularityNet X-Lab Blockchain AI accelerator program. According to SingularityNet, the program aims to foster and support promising entrepreneurial teams specializing in the development and application of cutting-edge technologies at the intersection of… Read More

Facebook Registers Blockchain Company in Switzerland

Social media giant Facebook has reportedly set up a new fintech company that focuses on blockchain in Switzerland. According to Business Insider, the new fintech, named Libra Networks, with Facebook Global Holdings was named a stakeholder, was notably registered on May 2nd and aims to… Read More

Blockchain Association of Africa Announces Strategic Partnership With Afriplains Digital & Blockchain Worx

Blockchain Association of Africa (BAA), a South Africa based non-profit pan-African organization, announced on Thursday it has formed a strategic partnership with Afriplains Digital, Tanzania (AFD) & Blockchain Worx, Singapore (BCW) to use synergies and further its efforts to equip the community and stakeholders in Africa with hands-on Blockchain education, acumen… Read More

Canadian Blockchain Technology & Financial Cryptography Company Blockstream Announces New Liquid Securities Platform

Blockstream, a Canada-based blockchain technology and financial cryptography company, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new Liquid Securities Platform, which is described as a bitcoin sidechain that supports the creation of new digital assets in addition to the ability to peg-in bitcoin to the… Read More

QEDIT Announces Asset Transfer Enterprise Solution for Preserving Data Privacy on Blockchain

QEDIT, a provider of zero knowledge proof blockchain, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new product QEDIT Asset Transfer (QAT), which provides an enterprise solution for maintaining data confidentiality for large-scale value transfers on the blockchain. QEDIT recently announced the closure of its investment… Read More

Winding Tree Announces Hotel Booking Transaction on Public Blockchain

Winding Tree, an open-source travel distribution platform, announced on Monday it was successfully tested by Hobo Hotel Stockholm, a member of the Nordic Choice Hotels group, completing a hotel booking on a public blockchain and demonstrating a real-world use case the space has not seen… Read More

ICON Set to Hold Blockchain Development Contest “ICON TX Challenge”

ICON, one of the largest blockchain projects in South Korea, announced on Wednesday it will launch the ICON TX (Transaction) Challenge, which is described as a large blockchain development contest with a total prize pool of one million ICX (ICON’s cryptocurrency), starting on June 3rd…. Read More

Hyperledger Launches Fourth Active Project Hyperledger Iroha 1.0

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced on Monday the general availability of Hyperledger Iroha 1.0, which is the fourth active Hyperledger project to reach 1.0, following Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth and Hyperledger Indy. According to Hyperledger, Iroha is a… Read More

Pfizer Now Set to Participate in Blockchain Protocol Program For Supply Chain Management

Pharma giant Pfizer has reportedly become one of the latest companies to join the MediLedger Project, which is a blockchain protocol program for supply chain management. McKesson Corporation, AmerisourceBergen Corporation, and Primer Inc. have also joined the program. The MediLedger Project is described as a… Read More

CV Labs Launches New Incubation Program With 12 Blockchain Startups In Switzerland

CV VC (Crypto Valley Venture Capital) announced this week the launch of its new Incubation Program with 12 blockchain startups in Zug, Switzerland. The organization reported that out of 500 applications, 12 startups were selected and have relocated to Zug for the ten-week program. According… Read More

Fineqia Invests in Blockchain-Focused Wave

Blockchain technology firm Fineqia International Inc. announced on Thursday it has invested in Wave Financial Group, LLC (Wave), a blockchain-focused company. According to Fineqia, Wave undertakes early-stage investment, asset management, treasury management and strategy consulting to enhance the adoption of blockchain technologies worldwide. “Wave draws… Read More

Ganapati Group’s G8C Brings Blockchain to the House of Commons

Ganapati Group company, GanaEight Coin Ltd (G8C) announced earlier this week it hosted a blockchain event at the House of Commons in London’s Houses of Parliament. According to G8C, the event followed the Blockchain Expo Global event at London’s Olympia Grand on the Thursday and… Read More

Pundi X Announces Upcoming “Open Platform” For Businesses & Blockchain Developers  

Singapore-based Pundi X announced on Thursday it is planning to launch its platform called Open Platform for developers and companies to list digital tokens within XPOS, XWallet, and XPASS. According to Pundi X, the platform will also allow the creation of customized XPASS cards within… Read More

Sports Innovation Platform HYPE Announces Launch of Sports-Tech Blockchain Accelerator

HYPE Sports Innovation, a sports innovation platform, announced on Thursday it has launched a new blockchain accelerator specifically for the sports industry. Led by Bernd Wahler, former CMO of Adidas and ex-President of VfB Stuttgart, HYPE is promoting their twelfth accelerator at two boot camps… Read More

Marconi Announces New Strategic Blockchain Partnership With Cryptic Labs

Marconi, the creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, announced on Wednesday it has entered into a strategic blockchain partnership with Cryptic Labs, a blockchain advisory and research company. Marconi reported that the Marconi Protocol uses a unique programmable packet design to build… Read More

BitPay Teams Up With Refundo for Federal & State Income Tax Refunds in Bitcoin

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Refundo, a provider of tax-related financial products, to offer federal and state income tax refunds in Bitcoin. While sharing more details about the partnership, Rolf Haag, Head of Business Solutions at BitPay, stated:… Read More

Samsung Reportedly Developing Blockchain Network & Crypto Token

Technology giant Samsung is reportedly developing its own blockchain network and cryptocurrency token, Samsung Coin. According to CoinDesk Korea, Samsung’s blockchain task force, which is part of the company’s wireless division, is now creating a blockchain main net based on Ethereum. The source revealed to… Read More

Qtum Announced Launch of Enterprise Blockchain Solution “Unita”

Qtum, a blockchain application platform, announced this week the launch of its enterprise blockchain solution, Unita. According to Qtum, Unita securely stores data, utilizes existing developer tools and automates information transfer processes for businesses at a groundbreaking speed of 10,000 transactions per second. The platform… Read More

BitGo Selects Digital Asset Trading Platform LGO Markets to Provide Custody & Multi-Signature Wallet Services for Institutional Investors

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Tuesday that LGO Markets, the newly-launched digital asset trading platform for institutional investors, is providing BitGo custody and multi-signature wallets for its clientele of hedge funds, family offices, and asset managers. According to BitGo, LGO’s clients will be able… Read More

BBVA Closes Blockchain-Powered Sustainable Schuldschein Loan For Madrid Government

BBVA announced on Wednesday it closed a blockchain-powered sustainable “Schuldschein” loan for the Madrid Government. BBVA reported that the deal, which is structured as per the German debt instrument, is worth a total of €220 million and will be allocated to sustainable projects. BBVA revealed:… Read More

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