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Visa B2B Connect | Cross Border Enterprise Payments on the Blockchain

Visa announced today that it is entering the $125 trillion money-transferring market and using blockchain technology to do so. Its new product, Visa B2B Connect, is newly launched and allows businesses to transfer money across the globe faster and safer. Let’s check this out. Visa B2B Connect The company has its sights set

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SBI Reports Financial Results, Recognizes Ripple for Cross Border Payments

Japanese finance giant SBI Holdings has released its nine-month financial report today, Jan. 31. In the report for the period ending on Dec. 31, 2018, SBI notes Ripple’s potential for cross-border payments.SBI outlines the implementation of technologies by Ripple (XRP) and blockchain consortium R3 as a major part of its

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Canadians Denied at U.S. Border for Purchasing Marijuana Shows Perfect Usecase for Bitcoin

The Government of Canada has advising warnings that citizens should purchase marijuana with cash to protect their personal information on December 19, 2018, highlighting a perfect real-world scenario for Bitcoin. While Canada made waves back in October by legalizing recreational marijuana, Canada is back in the news due to other countries

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US Congressman Offers to Fund Mexican Border Wall Using Blockchain, ‘Wall Coins’

Ohio Republican Congressman Warren Davidson suggested raising money to build a wall on the border with Mexico using blockchain, in an interview on NPR Dec. 12.Davidson, who is known for his pro-crypto initiatives, spoke on NPR’s Morning Edition with host Steve Inskeep about the the United States president’s recent threat

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‘Crypto Congressman’ Floats Blockchain to Help Fund Trump’s Border Wall

Yesterday, US Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) stated in an interview with NPR that blockchain technology could potentially be used as a means to fund the border wall that has become little more than a political football in Congress, with President Donald Trump recently threatening a government shutdown if congressional Democrats fail

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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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Blockchain Could Be Solution to Irish Border Trade Issue After Brexit

British finance minister Philip Hammond has said that the issue of trade across the Irish border after Great Britain leaves the European Union (EU) might be solved by deploying blockchain technology, The Irish Times reported October 1.Speaking at the Tory party conference in Birmingham, Hammond reportedly asserted that “there is

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US Customs and Border Protection to Test Blockchain Shipment Tracking System

One of the largest law enforcement agencies in the U.S., Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will launch a live test of a blockchain-based shipment tracking system, tech news and media agency GSN reports August 24. In the upcoming test, the CBP will reportedly combine two separate systems: the CPB’s legacy

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