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Blockchain and the 4th Industrial Revolution

Humankind is approaching a new industrial revolution. Unlike the previous three, it will impact every industry and interact between the digital, physical and even biological worlds while approaching at a neck-breaking speed due to the unprecedented amount of breakthroughs.

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First Ever Blockchain Bank to Be Established in Malaysia

Bynbsp Rishma Banerjee As per reports, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, CGCX.io in collaboration with two other organizations, Archipelago Group, and IBH Capital, is set to launch the first ever physical blockchain bank in Labuan, Malaysia’s federal territory.

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ArcBlock Expands Blockchain Development Platform Availability on Microsoft Azure Cloud

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — , the leading blockchain 3.0 platform for DApps and blockchain services, announced that it has strengthened its relationship with Microsoft Azure by expanding the availability of its blockchain development framework into the Azure Cloud Partner Network.

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Waiting for Apple’s Blockchain: How iTokens Would Benefit the News Industry and Consumers

It’s the fall of 2020, and the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system contains a bold new feature: blockchain tokens that consumers can use to purchase news articles.

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Malta to Get a Blockchain Bank

It seems that Malta is about to get a bank that will finally begin servicing crypto and blockchain companies as well as high net worth individuals, who until recently, have been shunned by traditional banks on the so-called ‘Blockchain Island’.

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Iranian Official Believes Blockchain Can Drive Economic Growth

According to an Iranian official, the integration of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies could provide a much-needed boost to the country’s economy, per reports on the Tehran Times.

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Facebook Aggressively Hiring Blockchain Devs, Discussed Launching Cryptocurrency: Report

Facebook has embarked on an aggressive hiring spree to woo crypto experts to expand its blockchain group amid speculation that the social media monopoly is considering launching its own cryptocurrency. Facebook formed its blockchain unit in April 2018 with David Marcus, the former president of PayPal and VP at Messenger.

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New Legal Framework in Switzerland Gives Boost to Blockchain

The Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance (SIF) announced the Federal Council’s adoption of a recent report- Legal Framework for Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain in Switzerland- and expressed their intent to assist in developing laws for new technologies, specifically distributed ledger technology and blockchain innovation.

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Major Spanish Bank BBVA Closes €150 Mln Loan With Porsche Holding Using Blockchain

Spain’s second largest bank, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria ( BBVA), has closed a 150 million loan using blockchain technology with Porsche Holding, the largest car distributor in Europe. The news was reported by financial news site Finextra Dec. 14.

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Top 5 Blockchain Predictions for 2019 – JAXenter

Shutterstock / Andrew Krasovitckii Blockchain is an increasingly key technology for enterprises that require trustless transactions and secure record keeping.

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Pro-Crypto French MPs Want to Invest 500 Million Euros to Make France ‘Blockchain Nation’

Two pro-crypto members of the French Parliament (Parlement franais) want the country to invest up to 500 million euros in blockchain programs to elevate France as a blockchain nation. Deputies Jean-Michel Mis and Laure de La Raudire released a report on Dec.

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New York Financial Regulators Approve Blockchain Payments System

The Department of Financial Services of New York ( NYDFS) has authorized a blockchain-based digital platform offered by a local bank, an official NYDFS press release states Dec. 4. NYDFS superintendent Maria T.

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