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.

Covid 19 impact on Asia Pacific Blockchain Market: Industry analysis and forecast (2019-2026).

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.

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China crypto miner Ebang plans to start Bitcoin exchange in 2020.

New CFO aims to double Ebang’s revenue for 2020 by launching an exchange.

Binance launched First Rupiah-Backed stablecoin on its own blockchain thanks to a collaboration with Indonesian crypto exchange Tokocrypto.

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.

Kazakhstan Gov plans to double its investment in digital currency mining.

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John McAfee’s GHOST Cryptocurrency integrated in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Twelve Bangladeshi teams are going to participate in the 3-day International Blockchain Olympiad (IBCOL)  in Hong Kong.

CoinFLEX overhauls strategy to focus on building a ‘repo’ market for the crypto industry.

Report: Japanese Blockchain sector grows over 30% since 2019.

Soramitsu will start testing its ‘White Tiger’ digital currency for retailers at a university in Fukushima in Japan.

China’s Digital Yuan DCEP adopts a multi-identity authentication mechanism to improve user experience.

Smaller firms in the sharing economy can find it difficult to compete with established, centralized platforms. A blockchain-based protocol plans to change that.

Study shows Indonesia was hit hard by Crypto-Centric attacks.

Government of Beijing announces 2 year plan to bolster Blockchain industry.
The criteria of Crypto OTC users’ credit cards freeze in China.

China highlights Blockchain in Pandemic preparedness strategy.

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