A small island country in the Pacific has plans to launch its own government-issued cryptocurrency called the Marshallese sovereign (SOV). It was revealed Wednesday at CoinDesk’s Invest: Asia event that the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) would be introducing the SOV through a forthcoming token pre-sale.
Consumer electronics giant LG may be looking to launch its own blockchain smartphone.
Blockchain technology continues to disrupt many major industries worldwide. By changing the way people interact and do business, Blockchain is leading us to a new “digital reality.”
Blockchain technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) are the most discussed topics in disruptive technologies among over 300 CEOs of leading companies around the world, reports IT Brief on August 27, 2019.
Mercedes-Benz in China Joins PlatOn for Blockchain Used Car Data
During the crypto markets bull run of 2017, a number of firms latched onto the blockchain bandwagon in a bid to take advantage of the burgeoning industry.
San Francisco-based nonprofit Kiva, a company that crowdfunds loans for financial inclusion, has launched a blockchain platform for credit history with the government of Sierra Leone.
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, has signaled a new push in the United States to strengthen and broaden privacy regulations, similar to the trends seen in the European Union through the passage and implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The United Kingdom has long been a financial mecca. Ever since the Big Bang and the arrival of Thatcherism in the ‘80s, Britain has cultivated a finance-friendly environment revolving around the city of London, with deregulation inviting a wave of foreign investment and trading activity. However, while it has even been suggested that London will overtake San Francisco as the fintech unicorn capital of the world, the U.K. has been less welcoming of crypto than it has of traditional finance.
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has claimed that its digital currency “can now be said to be ready."