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India to use Ethereum blockchain to verify diploma certificates

The Government of Maharashtra recently announced a partnership with Indian blockchain startup LegitDoc to implement a credentialing system powered by Ethereum (ETH) for providing tamper-proof diploma certificates. In an effort to counter the rise in document forgery, the Maharashtra State Board of Skill Development (MSBSD) goes against India’s crypto ban narrative

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Shipping Network Launches Blockchain Cargo App In China

Trade platform the Global Shipping Business Network has launched its first blockchain-based application in China to reduce paper usage and enhance efficiency and transparency in the shipping industry. Fast facts Named Cargo Release, the new blockchain-based app will connect the whole shipping supply chain, including shipping lines, consignees, their agents and terminals. 

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Blockchain Gaming Unicorn Animoca Brands, Brinc Launch NFT Accelerator

Hong Kong-based blockchain gaming company Animoca Brands and global venture accelerator Brinc have launched Launchpad Luna, a new accelerator program to identify, mentor, and invest in promising blockchain and non-fungible tokens (NFT) startups, according to a company statement. Fast facts Projects accepted into the accelerator program will receive training, end-to-end support and

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Etherisc onboards 17K Kenyan farmers covered by blockchain-based crop insurance

An insurance collaboration between decentralized protocol Etherisc and microinsurance issuer ACRE Africa has allowed thousands of farmers in Kenya to receive coverage for weather-related risks.Etherisc and ACRE Africa said they had processed insurance payouts for some of the more than 17,000 smallholder farmers in Kenya covered under the collaboration. The

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China’s Big Miner Exodus Could be a ”Big Net Postive for the Ecosystem,” Says Mike Novogratz – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

A major shift in location could actually good for Bitcoin as major miners are now leaving China following the country’s crackdown on mining Bitcoin. Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz has echoed other experts and is calling the migration to different places on the planet, a possible positive development. Novogratz mentioned on

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How do Investors thread Volatility Splashes? – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Cryptocurrencies remain extremely volatile. Bitcoin is consistently on track for topping their biggest monthly increase and decline. It faced one of their record-highs of 37.5% decline just this May 2021, and frequently sees drops like 37% drop seen in November 2018 and 40% slide in September 2011. Most recently, the

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BlockFilm Becomes Leading Blockchain-based Film Financing Platform after Groundbreaking OSC Exemption Order – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

BlockFilm is to become the first independent and leading blockchain-based film financing platform in the space. The Canadian based production platform will be powered though a strategic partnership with TokenFunder. A groundbreaking Exemption Order by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), paved the way for this ‘tokenized’ production financing opportunity to

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Bitcoin’s Value is Surging Again after Tesla Tycoon Elon Musk’s latest Tweet – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

The price of Bitcoin rose again after Elon Musk announced that his company, Tesla, would possibly accept the digital currency as a form of payment again, providing virtual mining would take a more non-polluting path. Musk announced that if 50% or more Bitcoin mining would be done with renewable energy, this

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