West Virginia is experimenting blockchain technology for absentees’ casting votes through the mobile application. The Secretary of the State, Mac Warner, declared that the application would be offered to deployed military personnel and their dependents from Harrison and Monongalia region for the Senate’s primary election scheduled on 8th May.
The Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Taiwan Limited, and Taiwan FamilyMart Company Limited having nearly 3,000 outlets in Taiwan have declared that they will experiment the blockchain technology at the Chongqing South Road FamilyMark. The measure is aimed at enticing customers by integrating digital technologies including blockchain.
Giant internet company in South Korea, Kakao have recently announced its business plan that reported to be included the implementation of Blockchain platform to larger Asian Market. According to a local press, the implementation of the technology aimed to penetrate a wider market to expand its business.
An announcement has been made by JM Baxi Group headquartered in India collaborates with IBM in exploring new business opportunities with blockchain solutions. According to a spokesperson from JM Baxi group to a local press, “The memorandum of understanding envisages a joint go-to-market on feasible technology solutions.”
Cryptocurrency has faced so many criticisms towards the people whom against the technology lots of speculations going through. According to the report, cryptocurrency mining could be using more energy than the traditional financial system. However, the traditional financial system is consuming resources more than a mining farm that are running servers.
Jones Day, the law firm in the U.S., is now part of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). The total number of companies linked with the EEA has surged to 335 approximately including Toyota and Samsung. The EEA is targeted to unveil a private blockchain based on Ethereum to assist the associated companies. Hyperledger blockchain consortium has 231 companies associated with 25 countries.
The Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) in association with Dr. Tausif Malik, a social entrepreneur, are set to present a training program in India. The training program on bitcoin mining would be unveiled in 30 cities across India which are reported to be the ‘World’s first and largest Bitcoin Mining Training Program for self-employment.’
Country located in Southeast Asia has shown impressive economic development and was expected to be the future of Blockchain hub. According to the head of corporate marketing at Vietnam’s Infinity Blockchain Labs Nicole Nguyen, blockchain could transform traditional banking system for saving and investment purposes.
The Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Germany is scheduled to happen on 4th April in Berlin. The conference will have officials from IBM, Ocean Protocol and Baker & McKenzie. The agenda for the conference includes discussion on token sales, blockchain uses, and such others. Tickets for the conference are to be distributed at 40% discount until 3rd April.
The Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat have openly revealed his reaction to accepting cryptocurrencies in the country. In a recent announcement made by him stated the country is currently in the middle of the discussion with several potential investors from cryptocurrency industry that could be interested to relocate the business in Malta that is indeed warm-heartedly welcome by him.