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Belgium Funds €2 million Donation to the World Food Programme Blockchain Project

Belgium contributes to world food programme blockchain project
On Thursday, April 19th, the Belgium government announced its support by contributing €2 million worth funds in donation to the blockchain initiative by the World Food Programme (WFP). This funding will be used in order to improve the technology projects that include blockchain-based payments pilot for refugees as well bridging the gap between resource requirements and aid delivery. Last year...

‘Blockchain Templates’ Launched by Amazon Web Services for Ethereum and Hyperledger

Amazon web services release blockchain framework ethereum
Developing blockchain-based solutions and decentralized applications (DApps) will no more be a mammoth task to achieve as Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing arm of, has announced the launch of new blockchain frameworks for Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum. The AWS blog post shows that using the AWS Cloud Formation Templates tool, users will now be able to create...

Brazil’s Top Brokerage Firm To Launch OTC Bitcoin Exchange

Brazil top brokerage firm launch OTC exchange
One of the largest investment firms of Brazil - XP Investimentos is working to laugh an Over-the-counter (OTC) Bitcoin exchange - XDEX Intermediacao - in a bid to attract banks and brokers from all across the world. Although the brokerage firm has refused to comment anything regarding the development, a source familiar with the matter told the local media publication...

Japan’s Central Bank Sees Risks Associated With State-Owned Cryptocurrency

Japan central bank sees risks with own cryptocurrency
While that many countries across the globe have been mulling on the idea of launching their own state-owned cryptocurrency, Japan has turned its back to any such possibility as of now. During the latest finch conference while talking to a group of attendees, including representatives from Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Governor...

NASA Funds Autonomous Spacecraft Project Using Ethereum Blockchain

Nasa funds development spacecraft blockchain
Although we have heard in the past that the blockchain technology has got a variety of applications across different industries, a latest report from the shows that The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is currently working on an autonomous spacecraft project which could take decisions using the Blockchain technology without any sort of human intervention. Jin Wei...

Bermuda’s Crypto Regulations Seek to Promote Crypto and ICO Growth

Bermuda crypto regulations
Although most of the cryptocurrency regulations in the past have left crypto investors in the state of worry, the case with Bermuda is completely a different one. Bermuda’s regulatory body - The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) - has proposed a regulatory bill which aims to promote and foster the development of the country’s cryptocurrency industry. As reported by The Royal...

China’s Bitmain Receives Approval for US Bitcoin Mining Operations

China's bitmain approval for US crypto mining
After China’s hard-hitting anti-crypto regulations which arrived in the last few months, not only crypto exchange operators but even crypto miners have been forced to move out of the country who are now looking for safe havens overseas. Bitmain, a Chinese crypto-mining giant has been granted permission to further carry out its mining operation in the Western Walla Walla County,...

Brian Kelly Backs Tim Draper’s Prediction of Bitcoin to Touch $250,000 by 2022

Tim Draper prediction bitcoin price
Recently, billionaire investor and early Bitcoin proponent Tim Draper made a big bet of Bitcoin stating that the cryptocurrency could multiple by thirty times till 2022 thereby touching the $250,000 levels. Well, this seems to be quite a huge target for Bitcoin considering the current conditions of its correction by more than 50% since the start of 2018. However, Draper...