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Seoul Medical Center to Launch Blockchain Tech Project With Korean Science, IT Ministry

A major hospital in South Korea’s capital city has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to improve its medical services. The news was reported by the Daily Medi, a healthcare sector-focused Korean news outlet, on March 17.According to the publication, the “Smart Hospital” project was jointly developed

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Riot Blockchain Plans Launch of Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchange in the US

Publicly traded United States-based company Riot Blockchain has filed with the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) to launch a new regulated cryptocurrency exchange called RiotX in the U.S. by the end of 2019. The regulator published the documents on March 14.The company declares in the filing that its subsidiary,

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HSBC Seeks Banking Partners in South Korea to Launch Voltron Blockchain Platform

United Kingdom-based banking giant HSBC is seeking banking partners in South Korea to deploy the blockchain platform Voltron in the country, Korean news outlet The Korea Times reports on Tuesday, March 12.As reported, Voltron is a platform that enables companies to process and settle their trading invoices via blockchain.

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Paxos’ Precious Metal-Backed Cryptocurrency to Launch This Year, CEO Says

Blockchain trust company Paxos’ digital token backed by precious metals will be launched "definitely this year," said Paxos CEO, Chad Cascarilla in an interview with Fortune’s Balancing the Ledger on March 11.During the interview, Cascarilla was asked whether Paxos is working on a gold-backed coin, wherein he replied that

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Dubai Real Estate Giant Emaar to Launch ETH Token, Considers ICO in Europe

Dubai-based real estate giant Emaar has announced plans to launch a token and is considering holding an initial coin offering (ICO) in Europe, English-language local media Arabian Business reports on March 11.Per the article, the token will be developed by Swiss blockchain startup Lykke, and will grant Emaar’s customers

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Upcoming Crypto Hub: Binance May Launch Fiat Platform In Argentina

While the primary Binance platform has yet to support fully-fledged fiat capabilities (and may never will), official regional spinoffs, which have launched over the (arguably) ongoing crypto winter, accept deposits and withdrawals from and to financial institutions. The world-renowned startup is purportedly looking to capitalize on this success even further,

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Marshall Islands Rejects IMF Concerns to Launch ‘Sovereign’ (SOV) Digital Currency as Legal Tender

The Sovereign (SOV) digital currency looks set to become the first decentralized national digital currency. It could be used in the Marshall Islands on an equal footing with the US dollar. Such cryptocurrency as legal tender, even in a small state, is a larger step on the path to crypto-adoption.Island

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Zilliqa joins Student Organisation at King’s College London to Launch Blockchain A-Z Workshops

Zilliqa has partnered with KCL Blockchain, the student organisation at King’s CollegeLondon dedicated to this new technology, for the launch of a workshop called Blockchain A-Z. The series of free workshops will be held for a period of four weeks at King’s College London starting on March 26th, 2019.  advertisement The Zilliqa

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