Amazon Presents Its Quasi-Blockchain Solution, Platform for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric

More about Amazon’s recent blockchain-related offerings. On Nov. 28, e-commerce giant Amazon announced two blockchain-related products: Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) and Amazon Managed Blockchain. The company hence marked its further expansion into the field of blockchain technology, which started with blockchain-related patents and collaborations that Amazon has seemingly chose over working with cryptocurrencies, per […]

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From Food to Factories, Blockchain Startup Says Digitizing Assets Can Transform the World

sponsored A startup is enabling individuals and businesses to tokenize real-world assets and says the concept will become “the new driver” of growth in the global economy. A startup says the tokenization of assets represents the next big milestone for blockchain technology – and is creating a platform that’s going to enable individuals and businesses […]

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Swiss Crypto Firm Gets Islamic Finance Certification for Sharia-Compliant Stablecoin

Switzerland-based fintech firm X8 AG has received a certification from the Shariyah Review Bureau for its ETH-based stablecoin. Switzerland-based fintech firm X8 AG has received a certification from the Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) for its Ethereum-based stablecoin, Reuters U.K. reports Nov. 12. SRB is a leading Sharia consultancy and audit firm licensed by the central […]

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Blockchain Set to Change the Face of Commercial Real Estate As We Know It

sponsored i-House.com has revealed its plans to create a global real estate marketplace that combines blockchain technology with traditional real estate methods. The real estate industry has seen significant growth since the recession. With market prices predicted to increase along with millennial demand in 2019, the industry is as welcoming as ever. Although the market […]

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China’s Central Bank Issues Warning Against Blockchain Investment ‘Bubble’

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has warned of “bubbles” in blockchain-related financing and investment. China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has warned of “bubbles” in blockchain-related financing and investment, Reuters reported Nov. 6. The PBoC, which is known for its anti-cryptocurrency stance, has reportedly advised that the government […]

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Precious Ledgers: Why Blockchain Is the Right Fit for Gold and Diamonds

Blockchain adoption in the field of precious metals. This week, two major news within the precious metals industry broke. First, the world’s largest diamond company, Russia’s Alrosa, joined a blockchain project aimed at increasing transparency. Secondly, the world’s largest bank, JPMorgan, reportedly started to use its blockchain to tokenize gold. Indeed, blockchain has been pioneering […]

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