Uganda to Deploy MediConnect’s Blockchain Platform for Tracing Fake Drugs

The Ugandan government has partnered with blockchain startup MediConnect to trace counterfeit drugs in the country. The Ugandan government has partnered with blockchain startup MediConnect to trace counterfeit drugs in the country, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 22. The President of Uganda, Yoweri Musevini, Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng, […]

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Domain Registrar EnCirca Accepting Applications for Ethereum Addresses

EnCirca has opened up applications for website names ending in “.ETH,” citing a lack of cyber-squatting protection for blockchain brand names. Domain registrar company EnCirca has announced that it is accepting pre-registration applications for the Ethereum website extension, “.ETH”. EnCirca said that it will be accepting applications until August 10, in a press release on […]

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Watch Out Ripple, SWIFT Says Its Fastest Remittance is Down to 13 Secs

SWIFT says it conducted a successful trial of instant cross-border transfers in Asia. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) announced a successful trial of instant cross-border transfers in Asia in a press release published on July 18. Per the release, the trial performed instant payments between 17 banks located in Australia, China, Canada, […]

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Mercedes Parent Firm is Building a Crypto Hardware Wallet for Cars

An open car hardware wallet solution will be provided by Daimler, the corporation behind Mercedes-Benz, in partnership with blockchain startup Riddle & Code. Daimler, the German multinational corporation behind the Mercedes-Benz brand, partnered with European blockchain interface solutions startup Riddle & Code to provide an open car hardware wallet solution, the startup announced in a […]

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Binance Jersey Lists Exchange’s Own GBP-Backed Stablecoin

Fiat-crypto exchange Binance Jersey has listed a proprietary GBP-backed stablecoin, dubbed Binance GBP Stablecoin (BGBP). Fiat-crypto exchange Binance Jersey has listed a proprietary GBP-backed stablecoin, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 19. ‘Overwhelming demand’ for stablecoin diversification Listing of the Binance GBP Stablecoin (BGBP) confirms earlier indications that the major industry […]

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