Unstoppable Domains, a software firm that builds blockchain-based domains which host uncensorable websites, has released a list of 60 .zil domains it plans to auction off on June 27, 2019, according to a press release on June 17, 2019.
In a press release issued on June 10, 2019, Overstock.com announced that its blockchain subsidiary, Medici Land Governance (MLG) had inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Liberia’s Ministry of Finance and Development Planning.
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The potential of blockchain and other types of distributed ledgers have been touted as the biggest financial innovation in recent years. Immutability, transparency, and efficiency are key factors for creating an inclusive financial system.
The research organization Data Foundation and IT firm Booz Allen Hamilton have published a report with five proposed questions to guide the United States federal government on where and how to implement blockchain initiatives.
Although once confined largely to agriculture, blockchain technology is now making major inroads into the luxury goods supply chain market.
Head of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology at the World Economic Forum (WEF), Sheila Warren, claims that blockchain could be a solution to the worsening trust crisis globally. Warren made her comments during an interview with Cointelegraph on May 31.
First reported in 2017, the Swiss bank UBS-led project to create a digital cash settlement system is expected to get an investment of $50 million from some of the largest banks around the world. Unnamed sources linked to the project told Reuters May 17, 2019.
South Korean news outlet Queen.co.kr reported May 20, 2019, that the Seoul city mayor Park Won-soon during the ‘Korea Future Forum & Blockchain Tech Show’ highlighted the use of blockchain and Ai in recording and storing data. He also spoke of his plans to integrate the blockchain authentication system in Seoul’s citizen card.
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