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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 …

TCS Launches Blockchain App Deployment Kit

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Multinational IT services firm has launched a blockchain app development kit (DevKit). TCS’s announcement states that the new Quartz DevKit is a low-code web-based integrated development environment that intends to allow enterprises to quickly build and deploy applications on any chosen blockchain in a simplified way. The DevKit …

Microsoft Azure Announces Blockchain Tokens

Microsoft Azure has announced its new tokenization and blockchain data management services. According to the announcement, the IT service company mentioned the Azure Blockchain Tokens and blockchain data manager. The Azure Blockchain Tokens service intends to simplify the definition, creation, and management of compliant tokens built to industry standards. Microsoft also …

Bank of China Issues Blockchain Bonds Worth $2.8B

Bank of China has issued 20 billion yuan ($2.8 billion) in blockchain-based bonds for small businesses with their own blockchain platforms. The bank announced that it has completed pricing and issuance of the bonds for the first period this week and the two-year bond will come to the market with …

India Launches a Blockchain App to Help Victims Report Sexual Assaults

A new app India called Smashboard is trying to address some issues such as sexual assault through blockchain technology. The app is founded by Noopur Tiwari, an independent journalist, the app, launched on November 12, known as “digital ally” for women, men, and non-normative gender survivors of sexual abuse.  Tiwari …

Cisco Patent will Secure 5G Networks with a Blockchain

Cisco, the world’s one of Network tech giants has won a patent detailing how it could leverage blockchain to secure the data in 5G telecommunication networks. The company submitted a patent application in June 2018 for a blockchain platform that can be natively integrated into wireless networks. The filing from the U.S. …

American Citizen Jailed For Training North Korea

American prosecutors have arrested Virgil Griffith, who traveled to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to make a presentation on how to use cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology to circumvent sanctions. According to the announcement, the 36-year-old Griffith was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport, and charged with conspiring to …