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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ripple Labs donates $200,000 to help US battle coronavirus
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ripple Labs donates $200,000 to help US battle coronavirus

Ripple Labs mentioned that the donation in their “own backyard” was but the first step in their commitment of being a “part of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic”.

Collaboration using blockchain technology is key to solving a lot of systemic issues in banking sector says IBM's Jitan Chandanani
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Collaboration using blockchain technology is key to solving a lot of systemic issues in banking sector says IBM's Jitan Chandanani

In the first phase of this network, the banks set up a live network for supply-chain vendors across India to register themselves

FBI arrests US blockchain expert for helping North Korea evade sanctions
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FBI arrests US blockchain expert for helping North Korea evade sanctions

Virgil Griffith travelled to North Korea to attend the Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference

HSBC plans to move from paper-based records to blockchain to track $20 bn worth of assets
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HSBC plans to move from paper-based records to blockchain to track $20 bn worth of assets

Proponents say the blockchain will upend the financial sector by cutting out costly processes or the need for middlemen

China's digital currency will not seek full control of individuals' transaction details, says central bank official
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China's digital currency will not seek full control of individuals' transaction details, says central bank official

China is preparing to be the first country to roll out a digitised domestic currency, a development that is being closely watched by the world's financial services industries

Chinese daily cautions investors to stay rational after blockchain and bitcoin stocks soared
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Chinese daily cautions investors to stay rational after blockchain and bitcoin stocks soared

Xi Jinping said last week that China should accelerate the development of blockchain technology

Blockchain is at the same stage of development as the internet was in the 1990s: Pundi X Labs CEO Zac Cheah
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Blockchain is at the same stage of development as the internet was in the 1990s: Pundi X Labs CEO Zac Cheah

How does a blockchain-powered phone work? What are its benefits? Where would we use one?

HSBC completes first blockchain-based letter of credit transaction in yuan
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HSBC completes first blockchain-based letter of credit transaction in yuan

HSBC has been looking to use blockchain to streamline the paper-based and bureaucratic business of financing trade.

Telegram's cryptocurrency Gram could debut before 31 October, else it loses investor money
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Telegram's cryptocurrency Gram could debut before 31 October, else it loses investor money

If the Gram coin isn't out by 31 October, Telegram is looking at losing around $1.7 bn it raised in anticipation of the Gram coin.

A decentralised blockchain network will help secure data privacy like nothing else
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A decentralised blockchain network will help secure data privacy like nothing else

Blockchains can ensure that a user’s digital identity is stored in a secure and incorruptible manner.

Maharashtra govt to use blockchain technology for vehicle registration, supply chain and more
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Maharashtra govt to use blockchain technology for vehicle registration, supply chain and more

Maharashtra govt plans to deploy blockchain in the areas of vehicle registration, agriculture marketing, supply chain and document management system.

IBM and Tata join governing council of US blockchain platform Hedera Hashgraph
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IBM and Tata join governing council of US blockchain platform Hedera Hashgraph

All members of the Hedera governing council have equal say in approving updates to the platform codebase.

TRAI asks telcos to submit monthly reports over complaints for pesky calls
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TRAI asks telcos to submit monthly reports over complaints for pesky calls

TRAI has outlined the specific format for the compliance reports that need to be filled by companies.

How blockchain technology can help in real-world supply chain management
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How blockchain technology can help in real-world supply chain management

Supply chain professionals can use blockchain technology to gather and use tracking data in new ways.

Govt panel recommends cryptocurrency ban in India, jail term of up to 10 years, heavy fines
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Govt panel recommends cryptocurrency ban in India, jail term of up to 10 years, heavy fines

The panel was set up in 2017 by Arun Jaitley following reports of money laundering via the currencies

Understanding blockchain technology and its implications on the future of transactions
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Understanding blockchain technology and its implications on the future of transactions

Blockchain technology will disrupt the way we write and enforce contracts, execute transactions and maintain records.

Facebook Libra: Here's how it could impact the Indian regulatory stance on cryptocurrencies
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Facebook Libra: Here's how it could impact the Indian regulatory stance on cryptocurrencies

Libra has already caught the attention of international regulators, and one can expect changes to Facebook’s approach based feedback

Facebook's cryptocurrency gets backers including Mastercard, PayPal, Uber and Visa
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Facebook's cryptocurrency gets backers including Mastercard, PayPal, Uber and Visa

The money will fund the creation of the coin, which will be pegged to a basket of government-issued currencies

Draft bill proposes 10-year non-bailable jail term for dealing in cryptocurrency
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Draft bill proposes 10-year non-bailable jail term for dealing in cryptocurrency

The government also appears to be working on its own digital currency named 'Digital Rupee'.

Data protection law is the need of the hour to protect privacy in the era of AI
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Data protection law is the need of the hour to protect privacy in the era of AI

There is a dire need of a regulator and legal safety net to protect user’s data