A partnership agreement established between Aaron System headquartered in Thailand and with AnyNew Co., using TabiPay with the aim of expanding the blockchain-powered overseas remittance app service in Vietnam. Both parties have also unveiled that a strategic technology alliance is also made to adopt TabiPay payment system into the agricultural industry and livestock industries in the country.
A blockchain firm headquartered in Malaysia, Belfrics Group have recently welcomed the former Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Reliance Industries Limited, Kumar Kushal. He joins Belfrics Group as its CTO and commented “I am extremely excited to be a key stakeholder in such a dynamic company and scalable disruptive technology and hope to build great synergies together.”
A new educational tool that aims to help the newbie in the cryptocurrency ecosystem access information on digital assets have been established by Blockchain.com. The launching of the new educational tool called Blockchain Primers was confirmed by Blockchain.com in an announcement and explained that the tool will feature takeaways on each crypto asset’s key differentiating features.
ING Bank has revealed that they have signed the agreement with the R3 blockchain consortium for five years which allow the ING Bank to implement the Corda blockchain platforms in its branches. With the agreement, ING Bank could utilize the features offered in CorDapps in terms of customer verification, insurance, trade financing, and capital markets etc.
A nationally-recognized, CPA-led business advisory firm has joined the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) that aims to guide and promote comprehensive adoption of blockchain technology. The Chairman of WSBA said, “As a premier firm at the intersection of tax, accounting, cryptoassets and blockchain, their expertise will be integral in advancing blockchain and cryptoassets for accounting profession.”
A well-known messaging app Telegram has planned to launch a blockchain-powered Telegram Open Network (TON) platform in March 2019. The news was confirmed by a source close to Telegram founder and its CEO, Pavel Durov. A Russian local press has also reported for the same and added that the platform is 90 per cent ready.
An announcement has been made by a global fintech firm based in Hong Kong, ATOM Group that they have launched a blockchain asset exchange powered by the London Stock Exchange Group Technology (LSEG). The CIO of LSEG Technology commented, “We are delighted to have been selected by ATOM to provide a best-in-class technology solution to help power its new exchange.”
Sirin Labs have recently opened the first blockchain smartphone store in London with the aim in attracting the cryptocurrency enthusiast customers. Sirin Lab has previously launched its blockchain smartphone priced at $999 named Finney. It will be selling the blockchain smartphone and become the hub for the cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiasts.
A blockchain-powered platform which uses Near Field Communication (NFC), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Fingerprint Authentication (FPA) named Luxochain have been launched. Luxochain system reportedly offering the buyers both in-store and online store to check on the authenticity of the product they have purchased and block the asset in case of theft or loss.
The Waltonchain (WTC) has announced their ongoing development of an RFID platform for retail supply chain tracking purposes. The blockchain company have publicly shared the announcement in the presale of its Bamboo Wallet which will support two major cryptocurrency that is Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) and expected to be shipped in March.