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Accenture to Sign Blockchain ID Deal With Canada, Netherlands and Aviation Players

Global accounting giant Accenture will sign a formal deal with Canada, the Netherlands and other parties to use blockchain in identifying travelers. The company’s managing director of capital markets, David Treat, confirmed the move at the Synchronize Europe conference in London on June 18, attended by a Cointelegraph correspondent.Part

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Russian Authorities Sign MoU With Maersk to Officially Launch TradeLens in Russia

Russian authorities have signed an agreement with Danish logistics giant Maersk to officially launch blockchain shipping platform TradeLens, according to a press release on June 6.As a part of the agreement, the port at Russia’s second-biggest city, St. Petersburg, will pilot the blockchain-powered logistics tool co-developed by Maersk’s tech

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Blockchain Genomics Firm, Global Pharma Giant Merck Sign Anonymized Data Sharing Agreement

Blockchain firm Nebula Genomics has announced a collaboration with EMD Serono, the North American biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA — the world’s oldest operating pharmaceutical firm. The news was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 11.As previously reported, Nebula is a blockchain-powered platform for genome-sequencing

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Binance Sees ‘All-Time Traffic High’ Amid Bitcoin Boom, A Sign Of Returning Interest?

The crypto market has experienced a zany past 24 hours. Bitcoin (BTC) popped up by 8%, as per CoinMarketCap, and most other digital assets posted strong gains. With this recent move, “cryptocurrency” has graced mainstream media headlines and money has begun to flood back into this space.Related Reading: Analysts Foresee

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BitMEX’s Hayes: Bitfinex’s LEO Sale Sign Of Returning Bitcoin Bull Market

Weeks ago, Bitcoin exchange giant Bitfinex raised $1 billion worth of capital, purportedly denoted in Tether’s USDT, in an in-house initial exchange offering (IEO). The token being sold was Bitfinex’s own, LEO, and became a popular investment opportunity for whales and other industry insiders.Since the raise finished, news on the

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Six Global Banks Sign up to Issue Stablecoins on IBM’s Now-Live Blockchain Network

Six international banks have reportedly signed letters of intent to issue their own stablecoins backed by their national fiat currencies on IBM’s now-live blockchain-powered payments network, “World Wire.” The news was jointly announced by IBM and Stellar during a keynote at Money 2020 Asia in Singapore, financial news channel

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