Saudi Arabia and UAE to Pilot Cryptocurrency for Cross-Border Payments

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have launched a cryptocurrency aimed at facilitating cross-border payments. The new digital asset was unveiled during the first meeting of the Saudi-Emirati Coordination Council held on January 19, 2019, in Abu Dhabi, according to a WAM report. National Crypto As stated in the WAM press […]

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China's Province Launches First Officially Licensed "Blockchain Pilot Zone"

China’s Hainan Province Launch Blockchain Pilot Zone The zone includes a blockchain research institute and aims to attract blockchain talent around the world. This is to improve cross-border payments transfer/trade, finance etc. The institution also aims to connect with the top institutions and key players in the blockchain community. Moreover, […]

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UK Government Body Completes Pilot Tracking Beef Supplies on the Blockchain

The U.K.’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has recently completed a pilot in which it successfully tracked beef supplies using blockchain technology. It is believed to be the first time that the innovation underpinning Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has been used to guarantee compliance within the food sector. FSA Successfully Trials […]

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Cambridge University Press and Others Join Academic Peer Review Blockchain Pilot

Cambridge University Press, alongside Taylor & Francis Group, Springer Nature, and others, have formed a consortium to pilot the use of blockchain technology in the academic peer review process. Brigitte Shull, Director of Scholarly Communications R&D from Cambridge University Press, said in a statement: “Peer review is one of the most […]

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Successful xRadip Pilot to Offer Real-Time Cross-Border Payments

On May 10, 2018, Asheesh Birla, the Senior Vice President of Product Management for Ripple Corporation announced a successful test on the company’s latest project, xRapid. The service is built to make payments between financial institutions faster and thus reduce costs. xRapid Pilot Nears Implementation Ripple is a payment and […]

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Intel Will Oversee Simulated Blockchain Pilot To Address Opioid Crisis

The tech giant will take the lead in testing an early pilot version of a system which, if developed further, could help track addictive medications through supply chains. This spring, tech manufacturer Intel will lead several partner firms, including Johnson & Johnson, in testing a simulated version of a blockchain […]

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The Mexican Government To Pilot Run A Blockchain System

Mexican government has been steadily working on a project to keep track of bids for public contracts with the aid of blockchain technology, a government official disclosed on Tuesday. Yolanda Martinez, Mexico’s national digital strategy coordinator, disclosed the government’s project “Blockchain HACKMX” at a technology conference in Jalisco. The project […]

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A Legendary Australian Pilot and Businessman Will Spearhead SKYFchain in Southeast Asia and Australia

Aarron Deliu is joining the advisory board at SKYFchain! He will spearhead the blockchain platform for freight logistics from Singapore. Aarron Deliu is a well-known figure in the aviation business. At the age of 15, he was engaged in aerobatics in gliders, at 17 transitioned to powered aerobatics. By now, […]

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