Malaysia’s Education Ministry Sets up University Degree Verification System via Blockchain

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Malaysia is establishing a University Consortium to combat degree fraud using blockchain, the ministry announced in a tweet Nov. 8. According to the ministry’s tweet, the system is designed to issue and verify the authenticity of university-issued degrees. The new government-backed consortium will initially […]

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FCA Warns Against Trading With Reg Investment Bank

Another day, another scam warning from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This time it’s regarding a company that calls itself Reg Investment Bank. According to the FCA, the company is offering its services to members of the great British public without having the required licensing. Join the Leading Industry […]

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Tech Firm Run by Doctors Turns to Blockchain to Fight Healthcare Fraud | BTCMANAGER

Data safety in healthcare is extremely important. Fraud in this industry not only creates financial losses for healthcare providers, insurers, and governments, it also directly harms patients. iAM, an established healthcare company, is launching a blockchain-based platform designed to give patients access to universal and comprehensive medical records. When a […]

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Cautious Zambia Central Bank Warns on Bitcoin, as Investors Start to Swell

The Zambian central bank said on Oct. 12 that cryptocurrencies like bitcoin core and bitcoin cash aren’t legal tender, cautioning that those transacting in such will have no one to blame in the event of market failure. It appears that the bank issued the decree because, as a traditional issuer […]

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Japanese Police to Fund Crypto Criminal Tracking Tool

The National Police Agency of Japan aims to pour in funds for the development of a new crypto tool in order to flag the individuals involved in illegal trades. As stated by NHK towards the end of August 2018, the agency plans to spare 35M YEN in the following year […]

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