In a recent conference held by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the chief executive of Xunlei, Chen Lei emphasized that he believes that there would be a blockchain leading the market. Chen said in the conference, “I think China needs to encourage and invest in building one for the nation.”
HCL Technologies has signed in for Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA) to come up with blockchain solutions for the industry. Descartes, Daimler, FedEx, SAP and Uber Freight are already the associates of the BiTA project. VP and chief of Public Services and Manufacturing Business at HCL, Ajay Bahl stated that they would promote wide adoption for transportation and logistics.
CryptoCompare has associated with ADVFN and MJAC Disruptive Investment Conferences to put up a blockchain event in London. The blockchain summit is scheduled to happen on 13th June at Old Billingsgate, London. The event is expected to propel information on the blockchain technology, crypto exchanges, procedures for listing coins, mining and such others.
In a recent convocation ceremony of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology in Jammu, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi quoted that blockchain technology would play a crucial role in agricultural sector. He mentioned, “The changes that blockchain technology and artificial intelligence will bring out in agriculture will be revolutionary.”
A white paper on the country’s blockchain industry has been published by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIT). The white paper mentioned, “Our blockchain industry is currently in a high-speed development phase – entrepreneurs and capital are pouring in, and the number of enterprises is rapidly increasing.”
The US Patent and Trademark Office USPTO patent filing reveals that an American multinational retail corporation has proposed a Blockchain-based customer marketplace. As per the application, Walmart intends to keep the customer’s purchase record in a blockchain ledger and permit the customer to resell with the record of purchases stored in the ledger.
Eric Piscini was approached by many companies, post the resignation of service with Deloitte, inviting to join their offices. He would be associating himself with Citizens Reserve for combining two blockchains such as Ethereum and Quorum in the worldwide supply chain network. The blockchain users would be given ‘Zerv,’ ERC20 Ethereum token standard.
Parity, the wallet, and blockchain service provider, has announced to end its PICOPS platform from 24th May reasoning the complexity of the General Data Protection Law (GDPR) in Europe. The platform was significant for many Ethereum-based ICOs. Company’s website quoted, “We have decided to discontinue the service despite overwhelming market needs and demand.”
Six public and private companies namely; Buda Colombia, Bitcoin Colombia, Cajero.co, IntiColombia, Panda Group and RSK have joined hands for the formation of Colombia Blockchain Association. The consortium is to improve the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem in the country and advice government in regulation aspects. The agendas of the association were discussed in a recent event.
Steve Wozniak addressed at the WeAreDevelopers tech conference in Vienna. He has professed that Blockchain would be the “next major IT revolution that is about to happen.” He coined “Ethereum” is a platform. He compared the Ethereum platform with that of Apple and ended up quoting that the Ethereum platform would become influential in time.