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Air France pilots blockchain-based COVID-19 travel system

With travel and tourism being one of the hardest-hit industries by the coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdowns, several stakeholders are increasingly prioritizing digital and contactless solutions.In this vein, Air France has partnered with MedAire, SGS, International SOS, and the International Chamber of Commerce to test a blockchain-based COVID-19 travel system.Beginning from March

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Swedish Bankers Air Concerns Over E-Krona Digital Currency Plan

Swedish banks have expressed apprehension over the central bank’s proposed e-krona digital currency and how it could affect their industry.With Sweden the nation that uses cash the least globally, the Riksbank has been considering taking digital payments using the e-krona mainstream. Late last year, Sweden’s financial markets minister, Per Bolund,

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It’s “Open Air” for Bitcoin Down to $7,000 as Technical Weakness Mounts

Bitcoin has been flashing some signs of technical weakness as it hovers above the lower boundary of its long-held trading range between $9,000 and $10,000. Its inability to stabilize above the support that was previously established in the mid-$9,000 region does point to some underlying weakness amongst buyers. The lower boundary of

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Air Cargo Industry Could Save $400M Per Year With Innovative Blockchain Tech

Sita, an air transport communications and information tech company, and ULD Care, a trade association, are exploring the possibility of using blockchain technology to save $400M a year in the air cargo industry, according to the March 12 announcement.Blockchain platform brings down cost and improves efficiencyBlockchain technology allows air

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