Bayer’s Agricultural Division Partners With ConsenSys-Backed Startup BlockApps

Bayer CropScience, an agricultural arm of Bayer pharma giant giant, has worked with ConsenSys-backed startup BlockApps since 2018. The agricultural division of pharmaceutical and life science giant Bayer AG, Bayer CropScience, is collaborating with ConsenSys-backed Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) startup BlockApps. BlockApps revealed the news to Cointelegraph on March 22. Germany-based Bayer CropScience has been working on […]

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Australia Announces National Blockchain Roadmap and Further Boost to Government Funding

Australia has unveiled a national blockchain strategy and roadmap, with a boost of AU$100,000 in further federal funding. Australia has unveiled a national blockchain strategy and roadmap, with a boost of AU$100,000 (~$71,200) in further funding from the federal government. The news was announced in a joint media release from two Australian ministries on March […]

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SEC’s Senior Advisor for Digital Assets Valerie Szczepanik: Stablecoins May Be Securities

The senior advisor for digital assets at the U.S. SEC reportedly noted that stablecoins could raise issues under securities laws. Senior advisor for digital assets at the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Valerie Szczepanik reportedly noted that stablecoins could experience issues under current securities laws. Blockchain-related news website Decrypt reported her comments on […]

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US CFTC Chair: Blockchain and Crypto Are Two Key Phenomena Transforming Today’s Markets

Chairman Giancarlo says blockchain and cryptocurrencies are two key phenomena that are transforming today’s markets. United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has said the agency’s fintech innovation hub LabCFTC is the regulator’s internal stakeholder in a landscape of exponential technological change and market evolution. Giancarlo made his remarks during his […]

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