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crypto-may23.jpg A summary of some of the select stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

culedger-r3-052319.jpg Credit union consortium CULedger expanded its partnership with New York-based blockchain consortium R3 by integrating R3's Corda Settler to support blockchain-powered cross-border payments. U.S.-based CULedger is a credit union-owned Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) that focuses on providing blockchain-powered applications primarily to credit unions or members of credit unions.

abnamro-052119.jpg ABN AMRO is among other commodity industry players and financial institutions that are exploring options to launch digital blockchain platform Forcefield, which will help track trade inventories in real-time.The other firms that have until now signed a MOU to launch Forcefield are Accenture, Anglo American, CMST International, Hartree Partners, ING Bank, Macquarie, Mercuria and OCBC Bank.

facebookforms-may21.jpg Facebook has registered a new financial technology company in Switzerland which will be focussing on blockchain and payments, Reuters reported citing Geneva's commercial register. The formation of the new company comes amid the speculation that the social media giant is preparing to announce its own...

calastonedlt-may21.jpg U.K.-based mutual funds network Calastone migrated its entire system for fund trade clearing services to a blockchain-based network through its new Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). It is perhaps the world's first blockchain-powered global funds marketplace. Calastone's global fund transaction network comprises a network of more than 1,800 financial organizations, across 41 global markets.

crypto-may20.jpg A summary of some of the select stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

abbevolvere-may20.jpg Swiss engineering major ABB Ltd. teamed with Italian utility Evolvere to launch a blockchain pilot project to explore transparent, secure peer-to-peer solar energy transactions, media outlet PV Tech reported. The companies will test the potential of blockchain technology in solar systems. The blockchain technology was developed in partnership with Prosume.

binance-chiliz-052019.jpg Blockchain software system Binance Chain teamed with Chiliz ($CHZ), a digital currency for sports and entertainment platforms, to expand tokenization of sports teams. Binance Chain is the new blockchain from cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The Chiliz token is primarily used as a native token of the popular blockchain-based tokenized sports fan engagement platform, Socios.com.

rttnewspaper-may17.jpg A summary of select stories from the cryptocurrency and blockchain world during this week.

koreconx-051719.jpg Australian capital advisory firm PCF Capital Group is set to launch a blockchain-powered $250 million digital securities offering. This is claimed to be the world's largest capital raise for the mining sector utilizing digital securities. PCF Capital focuses on serving clients in the mining and resource sector. PCF Capital has chosen the KoreConX all-in-one, AI-based blockchain platform.

bondtransaction-may17.jpg The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) and Commonwealth Bank (CBA) have enabled recording of secondary market bond trading on Blockchain. This is the first time that secondary bond trading is recorded using distributed ledger technology. "This illustrates the vast potential to enhance the co-ordination of securities trading and management on blockchain - delivering

crypto-may16.jpg A summary of some of the select stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

lvmh-aura-051619.jpg French luxury goods company LVMH Group is partnering blockchain technology firm ConsenSys and Microsoft to launch a Blockchain-powered platform called AURA to help validate the authenticity of luxury goods. The platform also aims to provide product tracking and tracing services for the luxury industry.

crypto-may15.jpg A summary of some of the select stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

microsoftbuilds-may14.jpg Technology giant Microsoft is working on a decentralized identity or DID network on top of the bitcoin blockchain. In a blog post, the company announced an early preview of a Sidetree-based DID network, called Identity Overlay Network or ION. The infrastructure atop the bitcoin blockchain is based on an emerging set of open standards developed with partners in the Decentralized Identity Foundation

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