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Jan 20, 2019 at 15:28
Ford Motor Company Rolls Out Blockchain on IBM for Cobalt Supply Chain Transparency
The Ford Motor Company, IBM, RCS Global, Huayou Cobalt and LG Chem are considering employing blockchain to track and corroborate ethically sourced minerals. They aim at creating an open, industrywide network to track and confirm minerals and other significant materials for the automotive and consumer electronics sector in their supply chains.
Jan 19, 2019 at 13:23
Spain: Iberdrola Uses Blockchain Technology in Renewable Energy Sector
Iberdrola - the Spanish public multinational electric utility major, has accomplished a project which will largely chip into speeding up the decarbonisation process by using blockchain to ensure that the energy supplied to the user is 100 percent renewable. The first test to ensure the renewable source of the energy supplied was carried out with the financial entity Kutxabank, who were able to trace the actual time that it takes a process to occur, and the source of the power supplied by Iberdrola from the generation point up to the place of consumption.
Jan 18, 2019 at 15:19
Wyoming State Lawmakers Introduce Blockchain Bill Seeking Certificate Tokens Issuance
Wyoming lawmakers have presented a bill that would enable corporations to issue certificate cryptocurrencies instead of stock certificates using distributed ledger technology (DLT).
Jan 16, 2019 at 15:45
Electric Scooters Ready to Travel Through Italy Via Blockchain Technology
The engines of electric scooters are now available and ready to move through the streets of the major Italian cities, with Milan in the lead. Milan is the capital of Lombardy in northern Italy; has been an international center of trade and industry since the Middle Ages. The go-ahead for the launch of sharing services for this kind of vehicles is anticipated in few weeks, before January ends, after the amendment to the Budget Law sanctioned by the Chamber last month, that enforces a ministerial decree to regulate the Infrastructure and Transport Ministry the potential of testing on the road routes.
Jan 15, 2019 at 18:17
Latin American P2P Crypto & Blockchain Markets Set New World Record
Digital currencies have gained much momentum globally, including in South America. The World Bank recently issued a report and indicated that only 49% of adults in S. America have access to banks. Overall, it is difficult to create a new bank account since it involves multiple processes (bureaucracy) and weighty maintenance costs.
Jan 15, 2019 at 16:26
China Denotes New Regulations for Blockchain Firms, Comes into Force on Feb 15
China has launched new regulations designed to promote the ‘healthy development’ of distributed ledger technology (DLT). The CAC denoted new regulations on Thursday, January 10, 2018. Nevertheless, the new law also gives the right to the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) to superintend node operators and to request private information (info).
Jan 14, 2019 at 15:18
Italian Parliament to Amend Blockchain Technology Laws
Zero paper is required in the digital exercise and blockchain technology legal validity of smart contracts in the suggested amendments that were officially presented to the Senate. €750,000 allocated for startups. The M5S group presented two important amendments to the “simplification” law decree, that is now under a thorough examination by the Constitutional Affairs & Public Works commissions of the Senate.
Jan 13, 2019 at 16:43
China Merchants Bank Stretches Blockchain Tech e-Invoices to Funds & Consumer Finance
One of the top commercial banking institutions in China is expanding its use of distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based tax invoices.
Jan 13, 2019 at 15:50
NASA Declares Proposal for Air Traffic Management Blockchain to Secure Aircraft Flight Data
The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), U.S-based, is analyzing blockchain as a means to guarantee the privacy and security of aircraft flight information, according to an official paper published on the agency’s website on Monday.
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