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RBI concerned over impact of cryptocurrencies on India's financial stability, says Shaktikanta Das
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RBI concerned over impact of cryptocurrencies on India's financial stability, says Shaktikanta Das

The RBI governor said: 'We have certain major concerns about cryptocurrencies. We have communicated them to the government. It is under consideration in the government and I do expect and I think sooner or later the government will take a call and if required Parliament also will consider and decide'

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

Cryptocurrency usage to become mainstream soon; China launching own state-backed digital coins
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Cryptocurrency usage to become mainstream soon; China launching own state-backed digital coins

Just like smartphones quickly eliminated most old cell phones, no countries will be able to reject blockchain payments for long.

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 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.

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.

Microsoft announces new business tools to make AI and blockchain easier to adopt
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Microsoft announces new business tools to make AI and blockchain easier to adopt

Microsoft is releasing tools to let users make AI models without having to write the underlying code.

Reliance Industries acquires 5.56% stake in blockchain startup for $5 million
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Reliance Industries acquires 5.56% stake in blockchain startup for $5 million

The startup is expected to run its energy-focused blockchain startup early next year.

Facebook is working on a stablecoin cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers: Report
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Facebook is working on a stablecoin cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers: Report

By their very nature, stablecoins are cryptocurrencies that are meant to minimise the effect of price volatility.

China's crackdown leads WeChat to block cryptocurrency transaction on its platform
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China's crackdown leads WeChat to block cryptocurrency transaction on its platform

The move came into action when WeChat tipped regulators about an ongoing ICO project.

Tech Mahindra, Microsoft join hands to develop blockchain-based technology to curb pesky calls and SMS
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Tech Mahindra, Microsoft join hands to develop blockchain-based technology to curb pesky calls and SMS

According to TRAI's new rules to quell pesky calls, telecom operators are required to deploy blockchain-based technology to prevent unauthorised access of subscribers data

Tech Mahindra aims to launch five pilot projects on 5G services by next month
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Tech Mahindra aims to launch five pilot projects on 5G services by next month

Tech Mahindra has been offering services to its clients using Blockchain Technology.

Blockchain can be used to fight corruption, increase transparency in govt projects
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Blockchain can be used to fight corruption, increase transparency in govt projects

Blockchain elevates transparency between the government, research organizations, and the public.

Facebook appoints new Director of Engineering at its Blockchain division
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Facebook appoints new Director of Engineering at its Blockchain division

Facebook had set up a group within the company to explore blockchain technology

Facebook is undergoing a reorganisation with CPO Chris Cox being put in charge of major products; a blockchain division will also launch soon
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Facebook is undergoing a reorganisation with CPO Chris Cox being put in charge of major products; a blockchain division will also launch soon

The shakeup appeared to consolidate power at the sprawling internet company, although it included no firings or outside hires.

India can learn a lot from Russia's implementation of blockchain technology in its economy
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India can learn a lot from Russia's implementation of blockchain technology in its economy

But it is not easy to understand blockchain. And it is even more difficult to make someone implement this technology.

Blockchain to have mixed implication on global banking system, says Moody's report
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Blockchain to have mixed implication on global banking system, says Moody's report

Blockchain technology has the potential reduce costs of cross-border transactions for banks. However, it could put pressure on their fees and commissions

Blockchain can benefit banks but will take a toll with reduced fees and commissions: Moody's
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Blockchain can benefit banks but will take a toll with reduced fees and commissions: Moody's

Banks could benefit significantly from the development and implementation of blockchain technologies in terms of enhanced efficiency, cost savings.

Financial policymakers at G20 summit decide to keep an eye on the development of cryptocurrencies
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Financial policymakers at G20 summit decide to keep an eye on the development of cryptocurrencies

One reason for the G20’s inaction is that they see cryptocurrencies as too small to jeopardize financial markets.