Indonesian Customs Joins IBM’s Blockchain Supply Chain Platform

Indonesia’s regulators are cautiously warming to blockchain, with the country’s customs watchdog announcing the use of IBM’s TradeLens blockchain platform. IBM Indonesia has revealed that the Indonesian Directorate General of Customs and Excise has commenced using the blockchain-based shipping platform, TradeLens. The news follows several months of platform implementations, with the Indonesia Customs and Excise […]

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EU Can’t Decide What to do with Libra

The digital currency set to be released by Facebook in 2020 still has unanswered questions from the EU. Governments around the world are facing hard choices when it comes to cryptocurrency: overregulate it and risk losing the benefits to the economy, or do nothing and make themselves vulnerable to those who step up. Currently, the […]

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Israeli Banks Should Not Deny Services to Crypto Firms: Attorney General

Israeli banks should not deny services to firms involved with cryptocurrencies, according to Israel’s attorney general Avichai Mandelblit. Israeli banks should not deny services to firms involved with cryptocurrencies, according to Israel’s attorney general Avichai Mandelblit. Instead of halting financial services for all crypto firms, banks should closely examine each case for indicators of money […]

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Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra and Local Gov’t Launch Blockchain Accelerator

Indian IT giant Tech Mahindra is launching a blockchain accelerator together with the government of the southern state of Telangana. Tech Mahindra, the IT subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group, is launching a blockchain accelerator together with the government of the southern state of Telangana.  The parties hope the accelerator will become a “torch-bearer” for […]

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