Spanish Energy Firm Repsol Claims Blockchain Can Help It Save 400,000 Euro per Year

Major Spanish energy firm Repsol has started using blockchain to improve the safety certification process of its petrochemical products. Madrid-based energy company Repsol reported a successful test of a blockchain pilot to improve the quality of safety certification of its products. Cointelegraph in Spanish reported the news on Jan. 15. Established in 1987, Repsol is […]

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Washington’s Douglas County is Looking to Build a Blockchain Innovation Campus

Local officials of United States’ Douglas County located in central Washington want to build a blockchain innovation campus. Local officials of United States’ Douglas County located in central Washington want to build a blockchain innovation campus, local daily newspaper The Seattle Times reports on Jan. 11. According to the aforementioned article, the county is already […]

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Mongolia Partners With Stablecoin to Use Blockchain for Lending Services, Money Transfers

Mongolia’s capital city administration is set to replace utility bills and government subsidies with blockchain-based payment methods. Mongolia’s capital city of Ulaanbaatar has partnered with a stablecoin company to release instant money transfer and lending services, Asia’s largest tech media platform e27 reported on Jan. 11. Ulaanbaatar City’s administration has agreed to partner with a […]

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US Dept. of Energy Grants $4.8 Million to Fund Research of Tech Including Blockchain

The U.S. Department of Energy announced $4.8 million in funding for university research that includes blockchain. The Department of Energy (DOE) of the United States has announced $4.8 million in funding for university research of technologies including blockchain, according to an announcement published Jan. 7. The funding has been announced by the department’s office of […]

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Argentina: NEM Foundation to Develop Blockchain-Powered Copyright System for Journalists

NEM Foundation in Argentina has partnered with a local trade union of journalists to create a blockchain tool to protect intellectual property rights. NEM Foundation in Argentina has signed a memorandum of understanding with a local trade union of journalists. The goal of the agreement is to develop a blockchain-powered solution for copyright protection, Cointelegraph […]

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