Friday News Roundup

Friday News Roundup

Top News from Tuesday to Today

Huobi CEO Leon Li on making compliant money, improving culture of Huobi, being in China. https://bit.ly/31zT4RH

Covid 19 impact on Asia Pacific Blockchain Market: Industry analysis and forecast (2019-2026). https://bit.ly/3dUtYze

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba and its mobile payment platform Alipay jointly are the most active and prolific with the largest number of blockchain patents in the world. https://bit.ly/2Bw5qzD

?Exchange and Investment News

China crypto miner Ebang plans to start Bitcoin exchange in 2020. https://bit.ly/2YQjxIR

New CFO aims to double Ebang’s revenue for 2020 by launching an exchange. https://bit.ly/2BwfJnk

Binance launched First Rupiah-Backed stablecoin on its own blockchain thanks to a collaboration with Indonesian crypto exchange Tokocrypto. https://bit.ly/3gluOXs

The world’s largest mining company BHP Group has completed its first blockchain trade in iron ore with China Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., commonly known as Baosteel, in a transaction worth around $14 million. https://bit.ly/31D83dr

Kazakhstan Gov plans to double its investment in digital currency mining. https://bit.ly/2VGbxbt

? Business
John McAfee’s GHOST Cryptocurrency integrated in Hong Kong Disneyland. http://bit.ly/2NOBWiX

Twelve Bangladeshi teams are going to participate in the 3-day International Blockchain Olympiad (IBCOL)  in Hong Kong. https://bit.ly/2NOGrtN

CoinFLEX overhauls strategy to focus on building a ‘repo’ market for the crypto industry. https://bit.ly/2NRy3cZ

Report: Japanese Blockchain sector grows over 30% since 2019. https://bit.ly/31zLFlr

Soramitsu will start testing its ‘White Tiger’ digital currency for retailers at a university in Fukushima in Japan. https://bit.ly/2VVK1qL

China’s Digital Yuan DCEP adopts a multi-identity authentication mechanism to improve user experience. https://bit.ly/31POAGT

Smaller firms in the sharing economy can find it difficult to compete with established, centralized platforms. A blockchain-based protocol plans to change that. https://bit.ly/2BzP4G2

Study shows Indonesia was hit hard by Crypto-Centric attacks. https://bit.ly/2VGXTVv

??Regulation
Government of Beijing announces 2 year plan to bolster Blockchain industry. https://bit.ly/3ikl55P
The criteria of Crypto OTC users’ credit cards freeze in China. https://bit.ly/2D4tzhd

China highlights Blockchain in Pandemic preparedness strategy. https://bit.ly/2VGpC8S

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