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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 …

Tezos Partners with Singapore-based Firm Tribe

Tezos and Singapore government-backed blockchain platform Tribe recently partnered to launch a training program for developers on the Tezos blockchain. According to the blog post, Tezos’s non-profit arm Tezos Southeast Asia (TSA), which promotes Tezos in the region, partnered with Tribe in order to attract more developers to create Tezos blockchain-based …

Oman Initiates First Blockchain Transaction on Trade Finance

Oman Oil and Orpic Group and HSBC Bank Oman SAOG have successfully initiated the first trade finance transaction on the blockchain in the country using R3’s Corda platform. According to the report from the Oman Observer stated that Oman Oil and Orpic Group and HSBC Bank executed the country’s first blockchain-based …

Philippines Partners with BCB Blockchain Firm

BCB Blockchain, Singapore-based blockchain company has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with the Philippines Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to develop local smart cities. The firm announced in a press release that it has contributed $300,000 to support incubators and startup accelerators in the Philippines by signing an MoA …

LG to Merge Public and Private Blockchains

The partnership between LG’s IT affiliate LG CNS and the blockchain subsidiary of Kakao, Ground X, aims to merge public and corporate blockchains. The Korea Herald reported that both firms agreed to build mutually compatible infrastructure. Ha Tae-Seok, the head of LG CNS’ future strategic business division and Han Jae-Seon Ground X …