Indian E-Commerce Giant Partners With Blockchain Logistics and Shipping Platform

India’s largest e-commerce firm mjunction has partnered with blockchain shipping firm Shipnext. India’s largest e-commerce firm, mjunction services limited, has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain shipping firm Shipnext, global maritime news agency Sea News reports Feb. 20. The new partnership intends to boost efficiency across mjunction’s supply chain, bringing value-added services to its […]

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Ongoing Economic Crises in Venezuela and Beyond Show That the Idea of Bitcoin as a Store of Value Is Increasingly Catching On

From Venezuela to India, crypto is being increasingly used in times of economic crisis. Just when it seemed like the economic and political situation in Venezuela couldn’t get much worse, it has. Back in December, the Venezuelan bolívar witnessed its peak annual inflation rate for 2018, with this rate coming in at a dizzying 80,000 […]

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Moscow Blockchain Cluster Needs Intellectual Property Mechanism, Says Expert

Founder of blockchain platform Universa.io Aleksandr Borodich said that the Moscow blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property. The Moscow-based blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property, says the founder of blockchain platform Universa.io, Aleksandr Borodich. Borodich’s statements were reported by Russian news agency TASS on Feb. 15. The […]

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Russian Tech Giant, Blockchain Platform Sign Agreement to Improve Operational Systems

Russian state-owned tech giant Rostec has partnered with blockchain company Vostok to improve operational systems. A subsidiary of Rostec, a Russian state-owned high-tech conglomerate, has partnered with blockchain platform Vostok, major Russian news agency Tass reports on Feb. 14. The joint agreement was signed by Rostec subsidiary National Center for Informatization (NCI) and tech company […]

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Spanish City Gives $13 Mln to Develop ‘Industry 4.0’ Technologies, Including Blockchain

The Spanish city of Aragon has given over $13 million for the industrial digitalization and implementation of “Industry 4.0” projects. The government of the Spanish city of Aragon has allocated over 12 million euros ($13 million) for the development of “Industry 4.0,” which includes blockchain technology, artificial intelligence (AI), and other emerging technologies. The news […]

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Major Mining Company BHP, Japanese Shipper NYK Deliver Biofuel Traced via Blockchain

Multinational mining giant BHP conducted a joint blockchain experiment with Japanese shipper NYK and biofuel producer Good Fuels. Multinational metal and oil mining giant BHP has successfully tested blockchain in a conjoint experiment with Japanese shipping company NYK, shipping news magazine Dry Bulk reports Tuesday, Feb. 5. Sustainable biofuel company GoodFuels provided its product for […]

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