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China: Insurance Giant Ping An, Sanya City Gov’t to Build ‘Smart City’ with Blockchain

This post was originally published on this siteLeading insurance holding Ping An of China has partnered with the Sanya Municipal Government to develop “Smart City” construction, promoting blockchain tech, among others

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US Fast-Casual Salad Chain Sweetgreen to Use Blockchain in Food Supply Tracking

This post was originally published on this siteIn an announcement of its $200 million funding round, Sweetgreen, a renowned U.S. fast-casual salad chain, mentions blockchain among its key development areas

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OKEx Notes Early Delivery of BCH Futures After Trading Stop to Avoid Market Manipulation

This post was originally published on this siteTop global exchange OKEx has announced early delivery of Bitcoin Cash futures contracts immediately after trading stop time today

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October ICO Market Overview: Trends, Capitalization, Localization, Success Rate

This post was originally published on this siteOctober records a minimum of ICO listings for the last 12 months, however the total amount of capital raised is about 24% above September’s

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Report: France Accounts for Minor Part of Global ICO Market, While US Leads the Industry

This post was originally published on this siteFrench stock market regulator claims that France accounts for a minor part of the global ICO market, while the U.S. leads the industry

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$5 Trln FX Settlement Giant CLS to Launch Blockchain-Based Netting Service ‘Within Days’

This post was originally published on this siteForex exchange settlement giant CLS will launch its IBM blockchain-powered netting service within “a matter of days,” according to Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) Alan Manquard

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Swiss Leading Stock Exchange: Blockchain-Based Exchanges Will Replace Traditional Ones in 10 Years

This post was originally published on this siteSwiss stock exchange SIX, aiming to launch digital exchange on blockchain, believes the technology will replace traditional markets in a decade

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IMF: Central Banks Could Issue Digital Currency

This post was originally published on this siteChristine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said central banks throughout the world should consider issuing digital currency to make transactions more secure. At a recent conference in Singapore, Lagarde argued that state-backed cryptocurrencies could satisfy public policy …

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IBM Exec: CBDCs Can Alleviate Risks That Contributed to 2008 Financial Crash

This post was originally published on this siteThe CTO of IBM Blockchain for Financial Services has said that CBDCs can help to mitigate the risks that contributed to the 2008 financial crash, among other major benefits

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Preparing for the Looming Bitcoin Cash Fork

This post was originally published on this siteOn Nov. 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network faces a contentious fork and many BCH users have been wondering what to do with their funds before the consensus changes. In order to address some questions concerning the upcoming fork, news.Bitcoin.com has outlined some …