Adoption

Enterprise Blockchains: Seven Steps to Success

In my approximately two-decade career at Microsoft, I had the privilege and the opportunity to first work on the company’s emerging enterprise strategy, to architect and ship key enterprise technologies, and to build a strategic enterprise business and profit and loss. I think I can say with some level of credibility that I understand the …

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South Korean University Announces New Blockchain Campus

South Korea’s Suseong University reached a deal on May 22 with the Korea Artificial Intelligence Association, or KORAIA, to create a blockchain and AI campus in Daegu. According to the announcement published by local media outlet Money Today, the Daegu-based university plans to teach about AI, big data, and cloud-based technology in the brand-new department. …

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Cardano is Working on a Microchip That Would Give Crypto a Cash-like Experience

In a recent Cointelegraph interview, Charles Hoskinson elaborated on the crypto-native chip that IOHK is working at its blockchain lab at the University of Wyoming that may lead to many groundbreaking use cases, including a cash-like experience for cryptocurrency. Crypto-native microchip It all began when IOHK, the company charged with the development of Cardano (ADA), …

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Crypto.com to Expand Its MCO Visa Card Service to Canada

Leading cryptocurrency payments platform Crypto.com announced that it has received regulatory approval for its Visa card program in Canada, and will soon be rolling out MCO Visa cards in the country.  MCO Visa cards are prepaid cards that can be topped up with cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), XRP, and Crypto.com’s native …

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COVID-19 Incentivizing Crypto and Leading Mainstream Adoption

Crypto is a place where everything changes faster than in any other industry, and seeing as it was born in the age of the internet, this is quite fitting. Today, China is leading the global digital asset initiative. The train of innovations seems to go faster as the digital yuan (also referred to as DCEP) …

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CZ Calls Africa an ‘Untapped Market’ With Unique Challenges for Crypto

Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao, otherwise known as CZ, believes that the African continent holds some unique opportunities for cryptocurrency adoption and development. The Binance leader provided a number of interesting insights during an exclusive “ask me anything” session hosted on Zoom for key members of the African cryptocurrency community, which Cointelegraph participated in. …

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Mining Titan BHP to Use Blockchain for Iron Ore Sales to Top Steel Producer

Multinational mining titan BHP Group expects to complete its first blockchain iron ore transaction with China’s Baowu Steel Group’s listed arm, Baosteel, in the near future. BHP’s announcement on May 12, as reported by Reuters, followed a yuan-denominated sale of iron ore to Baosteel worth $14.10 million (100 million yuan) last month. The move toward …

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South Korea Sees Influx of Blockchain Platforms for Unlisted Stocks

The South Korean blockchain space is seeing a steady stream of platforms specialized in trading for unlisted stocks, following on from a major offering from state-backed financial IT firm Koscom last year. Business Korea cites two unnamed industry sources on May 11, who have claimed that two further platforms from Kakao-backed Dunamu and PSX will …

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Guide Highlights Patchwork of Crypto Tax Laws in Latin America

Research from Latin American crypto exchange Buda has highlighted a patchwork of laws, confused regulations and unusual concepts governing crypto taxation in the region. Buda has provided a series of tax guidelines outlining measures crypto traders should take into consideration when looking to comply with the authorities in Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Argentina. In various …

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Latest Fiat-Crypto Exchange Launches In India as Local Trade Volumes Soar

A new fiat-crypto exchange has launched in India, two months after lifting the country’s stringent ban on banks’ dealings with crypto businesses. The Bangalore-headquartered exchange, dubbed BitPolo, went live on May 6. It was originally founded in March; the same month the Supreme Court ruled against the central bank’s longstanding moratorium on crypto-related banking support. …

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