Tag: government

Adoption
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Tobacco Giant Philip Morris Estimates It Could Save Up to $20 Million by Using Blockchain

Brian Evans - Apr 26, 2019

International tobacco company Philip Morris is considering applying blockchain to reduce tax stamps paperwork and fraud

Adoption
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Ohio State Legislature Introduces Bill to Allow Gov’t to Implement Blockchain Solutions

Brian Evans - Apr 26, 2019

A new bill introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives would, if passed, allow the state government and other government entities to implement blockchain solutions

Bitcoin Regulation
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Report: India Considers Complete Ban on Digital Currencies

Brian Evans - Apr 26, 2019

Indian government departments have reportedly started consultations on a complete ban of cryptocurrencies

AI
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Chinese Internet Court Employs AI and Blockchain to Render Judgement

Brian Evans - Apr 25, 2019

The Beijing Internet Court employs technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain to make rulings

Bitcoin
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Malta’s Financial Regulator Issues Guides on Crypto Assets, Scams

Brian Evans - Apr 25, 2019

The Malta Financial Services Authority has released guidelines on crypto-related risks and the possibility of scams

Adoption
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Moscow and Three Russian Regions to Legally Pilot Crypto and DLT Tech: Local Media

Brian Evans - Apr 25, 2019

The Russian Ministry of Economic Development proposed to pilot the use of crypto as an experiment in Moscow and three Russian regions

Bitcoin Regulation
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Japan’s Finance Minister Urges Reporters to Adopt New Legal Term ‘Crypto Assets’

Brian Evans - Apr 25, 2019

Japan’s Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso urged reporters to stop referring to virtual currencies and switch to the newly-proposed legal name crypto assets

Blockchain
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Coinbase Files to Close Its Political Action Committee

Brian Evans - Apr 23, 2019

American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has filed to terminate its political action committee

Adoption
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Major US Health IT Provider HMS Partners With Blockchain Startup Solve.Care

Brian Evans - Apr 23, 2019

HMS has collaborated with blockchain startup Solve.Care in a bid to cut government healthcare costs and improve interoperability

Blockchain
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Adviser to President of Russia Proposes Digital Currency in Crimea

Brian Evans - Apr 22, 2019

An adviser to the president of Russia has proposed to adopt a digital currency in Crimea to attract investors and avoid sanctions