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Australia’s Science Agency & Commonwealth Bank Trial Blockchain ‘Smart Money’

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn A trial conducted by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the Data61 unit of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has proven that blockchain-powered smart money possesses immense social and economic benefits for Australia’s insurance scheme for persons living with disabilities. In the proof of concept,

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Canada Border Agency to Pilot IBM-Maersk TradeLens Blockchain Platform

 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has become the latest entity to trial a blockchain shipping solution developed by IBM and Maersk, a press release confirmed Thursday, Oct. 25.TradeLens, which creators unveiled in August this year after a 2017 pilot, aims to simplify logistics processes.The first such border agency to

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Australian Government Agency Says Blockchain ‘Interesting’ But Hyped

The Australian government agency dedicated to streamlining the country's IT operations has called blockchain "interesting," but said it is hyped by firms working with the tech. The chief digital officer of the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), Peter Alexander, indicated the view was arrived at after the organization received  AU$700,000 (about US$500,000) from the

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Nevada’s Utilities Agency Eyes Blockchain for Energy Credit System

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, a government agency charged with supervising and regulating power utility services in the state, is looking to implement blockchain for its energy credit tracking system. The commission last month investigated whether a blockchain-based solution would help track and certify Portfolio Energy Credits (PECs) in a

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Australia’s Science Agency Scales 30,000 Txs/s on First Global Blockchain Trial

A blockchain developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, in collaboration with the University of Sydney, has completed a global test on Amazon’s ubiquitous cloud computing network to process 30,000 transactions As reported yesterday, the ‘Red Belly Blockchain’ – developed jointly by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and

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Brazil’s Antitrust Agency Launches Probe Into Major Banks Regarding Crypto Trade

Brazil’s antitrust regulator is reportedly inspecting six major national banks for alleged monopolistic practices in the crypto space, Reuters reports September 18.Brazil’s antitrust regulator, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), which operates under the Ministry of Justice (MJ), has purportedly launched a probe on Tuesday to find out whether

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South Korea Internet and Security Agency to Double Blockchain Project Budget in 2019

The Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA), a sub-organization of the South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT, has announced plans to expand public blockchain pilot projects to revitalize the domestic blockchain market, ZDNet Korea reports September 4.The South Korean government plans to spend about $9 million to spread blockchain

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Japan’s National Police Agency to Employ New Software to Track Crypto Transactions

In response to a reported increase in the illicit use of cryptocurrencies, Japan's National Police Agency (NPA) plans to introduce new software which can track cryptocurrency transaction history, Japan's national public broadcasting organization NHK reported August 30.In 2019, the National Police Agency will reportedly put special software into service to

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