Aussie Blockchain Powers P2P Solar Power Trading in Upscale Bangkok Community
Australian solar startup Power Ledger, the developer of a peer-to-peer (P2P) energy marketplace on a blockchain, has commenced a trial in Bangkok enabling residents to buy and sell solar electricity. Read more
Indian State Government Will Issue Birth Certificates on a Blockchain
Two local governments in West Bengal, India are integrating the application for birth certificates on a blockchain system developed by, a blockchain app company based in the Netherlands. Read more
‘BankSign’: Samsung Launches Blockchain Certification Platform for Korea’s Banks

Samsung, under its IT arm Samsung SDS Co., has unveiled its blockchain based platform, BankSign, to allow people to make transactions at different banks more easily.

The Korea Federation of Banks (KFB) launched BankSign in June as a way to allow domestic retail banks to strengthen their verification systems by digitizing both mobile and online banking.

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Der Bitcoin Kurs steigt auf $50.000 in 2018 – Eine positive Nachricht entfernt
Bitcoin hat sich nach einem schnellen Abwärtstrend mit einem $5.800-Tief etwas erholt. Der Bitmex CEO vermutet im Jahr 2018 noch einen gewaltigen Kursanstieg der beliebtesten Kryptowährung. Read more
Iran Reveals National Cryptocurrency Features as U.S. Sanctions Sting
The Republic of Iran has revealed the details of its national cryptocurrency in response to the United States-led economic sanctions. Read more
Japan: IT Giant NTT Data, Ministry of Economy Announce Blockchain-Based Platform for Trade
Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) is working on a blockchain-based data sharing system for the trade industry, Cointelegraph Japan reported Thursday, August 23. Read more
US-Bundesstaat Ohio sieht Zukunft in Blockchain-Technologie
Am 23. August erklärte der Regierungssprecher Ohios, Ryan Smith, auf einer Pressekonferenz, dass der US-Bundesstaat in Zukunft auf die Blockchain-Technologie setzen will. So erkenne die Regierung, dass die Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) bereits jetzt viele Anwendungsgebiete habe und zahlreiche Prozesse vereinfachen könne. Read more
India’s Central Bank Quietly Forms New Cryptocurrency, Blockchain Research Unit
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reportedly established a new internal unit dedicated to researching and regulating new emerging technologies, specifically cryptocurrency, blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). Read more
The Bahamas Establishes a Blockchain Credentials System in Latin America/Caribbean First
Bahamian job seekers will now be able to share and verify their educational certificates from anywhere, thus reducing bureaucracy and enhancing convenience. Read more
Weltbank übertrifft mit Blockchain-Anleihe Erwartungen
Die Weltbank hat gemeinsam erstmals eine Blockchain-Anleihe herausgegeben und damit 110 Millionen australische Dollar eingesammelt. Read more
Philippines, Korea, and Thailand Move to Create the Next Crypto Valley
The Philippines, Thailand, and South Korea are moving towards creating the next crypto valley, after recognizing the success of Malta and Zug, Switzerland in creating crypto and blockchain friendly environments. Read more
Ohio Lawmakers, Academics Plan to Make State a Hub for Blockchain Development
The U.S. state of Ohio has made a bid to position itself at the fore of blockchain innovation, according to remarks made at a recent press conference at the Ohio Statehouse August 23. Read more