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Build for Bharat: Binance launches new hackathon and accelerator DeFi in India

Global cryptocurrency exchange Binance is conducting a hackathon in India focused on decentralized finance (DeFi) that will be followed by an accelerator innovation program in the country.  The company claimed that this program named “Build for Bharat,” is the first-ever DeFi-focused hackathon and acceleration program being conducted in India.  On …

The U.S Government’s COVID-19 Relief Plan May Sideline The Fintech As a Lender

The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) launched a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as part of the federal government’s $2 trillion coronavirus relief package, on April 3.  This Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) trying to help small businesses by providing them low-interest and forgivable loans, during the pandemic. The $349 billion loan program …

Blockchain Traceability Overhauls Payments Amid Major Corporations

According to a new report of the Forbes Blockchain 50, Multi-billion dollar companies are more likely to use blockchain for traceability and provenance than for payments and settlement. In late February, the annual Blockchain 50 list was published covers fifty of the biggest brands in the world who are adopting …

SF Express is Using Blockchain to Deliver Medical Supplies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The second-largest courier services provider in China, SF Express is considering the use of blockchain to transport important supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 30, an English-language newspaper- the Global Times within the Communist Party of China (CPC) owned People’s Daily Group — reported that the Shenzhen-based firm is discovering the technology to …

$50M for Indian Blockchain Startups, announced by Binance and Indian Exchange WazirX

Crypto exchange Binance and WazirX — the Indian competitor it acquired in November 2019, have declared a fund proposed at supporting blockchain advancement in India. On March 16, the “Blockchain for India” was announced and to encourage the use and adoption of blockchain technologies in the country. With WazirX, the firm has …

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: Ex-Riot Blockchain CEO Settles in principle for alleged ‘lucrative market manipulation’

John O’Rourke, Ex-CEO of Riot Blockchain, agreed to settle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for $3.5 M above three alleged penny stock pump-and-dump plans, on March 6. The Securities and Exchange Commission posted a letter Tuesday morning declaring that it had entered agreements to settle with three …

PwC Switzerland Partners with ChainSecurity

ChainSecurity Smart contract auditing firm has partnered with PwC the Swiss branch of Big Four auditing firm to increase the services the global auditor provides. A PwC spokesperson explained to Cointelegraph that no acquisition took place and multiple ChainSecurity teams joined the firm. The Press Release published on Jan. 5 stated that …

Indian Payment Provider Launches a New Blockchain Platform

The National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched a blockchain-based payment platform called Vajra. According to the announcement made by NPCI, the Vajra platform is going to be accessed by multiple payment companies for providing secured transactions on their online platforms or mobile applications. For the easy incorporation of Vajra …

United Nations Should Welcome Blockchain Technology

António Guterres, United Nations (UN) secretary-general said that the organization should adopt blockchain technology. According to the report, Guterres believes that blockchain should be one of the technologies used by the UN.  The secretary said: “For the United Nations to deliver better on our mandate in the digital age, we need …

Thailand Plans to Initiate E-Visa System Through Blockchain

Thailand is going to initiate blockchain to its Electronic Visa On Arrival (eVOA). Thailand’s new blockchain-powered eVOA system aims to increase and protect the digital visa application process and will soon be available for five million visitors from 20 countries. The upcoming eVOA project is based upon the partnership with …