E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Integrate Blockchain Into Intellectual Property System

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will integrate blockchain technology into its intellectual property system of global enterprises and brands. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will integrate blockchain technology into its intellectual property system of global enterprises and brands, local news outlet Sohu reported on May 23. Ali Xizhi, the company’s director of intellectual property protection, reportedly said […]

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‘Blockchain Is Really Democratizing a Lot of Things,’ Interview With Marta Piekarska, Director of Hyperledger’s Ecosystem

Talking with the director of ecosystem at Hyperledger on blockchain adoption, community stereotypes and the power of education. This interview has been edited and condensed. Hyperledger, an open source project, was created in 2016 by the Linux Foundation in order to support the development of blockchain-based distributed ledgers. All the members of Hyperledger — including […]

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Ant Financial Joins $10 Mln Series A, Partners With ZKP Blockchain Privacy Solutions Firm

Ant Financial has participated in a $10 million Series A round and partnered with QEDIT. Ant Financial, the financial affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has participated in a  $10 million Series A round for QEDIT, an Israeli blockchain privacy solutions firm that develops zero-knowledge proof (ZKP) technology. The news was reported by Israeli daily […]

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Blockchain Ecosystem Offers $1.5 Million DApp Development Fund, Tech Support and Marketing

sponsored A blockchain ecosystem has launched a $1.5 million DApp funding program to encourage developers to build compelling applications on its platform. An established blockchain ecosystem has launched a decentralized application (DApp) funding program worth $1.5 million to incentivize developers and enthusiasts to build applications with real value. WaykiChain says it will offer support of […]

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Chinese Regulator Approves First 197 Blockchain Firms, Including Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu

China’s cyberspace administration has released its first list of registered blockchain service providers. China’s cyberspace administration has released the first list — 197 companies long — of registered blockchain service providers, according to their March 30 notice. Chinese initiatives by internet giants such as Baidu Blockchain Engine, Alibaba Cloud Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS), Tencent BaaS (TBaaS) and […]

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