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upsfundinvests-jan18_22mar19.jpg Logistics major United Parcel Service or UPS, is in deal with blockchain-for-business firm Inxeption to use an integrated blockchain-powered platform called Inxeption Zippy to streamline transactions and logistics from one secure dashboard. The platform is expected to help B2B merchants to become digital sellers, while customers can easily order and receive their products with shipping from UPS.

alibabablockchain-march22.jpg Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba partnered with Chinese Software major Aerospace Information Co., Ltd. to promote blockchain technology development, according to Chinese finance publication Securities Daily.

bitcoinatm-march22.jpg 160 new Bitcoin ATM machines (BATM) were installed across the world last month, according to Coinatmradar.com. With 64 machines closing in the same period, a total of 4387 BATMS are currently operational. The number of new machines continued to grow at a relatively stable rate, although a bit slower than in previous month, Coin ATM Radar said in its monthly report. In February, General Bytes and

bitcoincryptocurrencies-nov15_21mar19.jpg A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

cga-smart-contrct-032119.jpg Lawmakers from the U.S. state of Connecticut have introduced a bill that calls for authorizing and legalizing the use of blockchain technology's smart contracts in commerce conducted or initiated in the state. The partisan house bill 7310 titled "An Act Authorizing the use of Smart Contracts" was introduced by the House Commerce Committee.

anders-fogh-rasmussen-032119.jpg Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen joined Switzerland-based blockchain identity startup Concordium as its strategic adviser. Concordium, the world's first identity-validating, regulatorily compliant blockchain network, is led by Saxo Bank co-founder Lars Seier Christensen. Rasmussen served three terms as Prime Minister of Denmark from 2001 until 2009. In the same year, Rasmussen was elected

facebook-job-vacancy-032119.jpg Facebook posted a job vacancy for Lead Commercial Counsel for its Blockchain division, with experience in blockchain or payments technology. This follows the social media giant's launch of a blockchain division in May last year to explore how to best leverage Blockchain technology across Facebook.

crypto-march20.jpg A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

colorado-blockchain-031919.jpg Lawmakers from Colorado have introduced a bill that calls for conducting a study on the potential applications for blockchain technology in agricultural operations in the state. The bipartisan house bill 1247 titled "Study Agricultural Applications For Blockchain" was jointly introduced by representatives Donald Valdez and Marc Catlin as well as senators Kerry Donovan and Don Coram.

crypto-march19.jpg Here is a summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

pork-ripe-031919.jpg The United States National Pork Board is partnering blockchain startup Ripe Technology to run a pilot by using blockchain technology in pig farming and the entire pork value chain. This will allow pork producers to monitor, evaluate and improve their sustainability practices based on the We Care framework, the six defined ethical principles guiding the U.S. pork industry.

ibmblockchain-march19.jpg IBM announced the launch of IBM Blockchain World Wire, a real-time global payments network, aiming to support payments and foreign exchange in more than 50 countries. The network provides real time clearing and settlement using both stable coin backed by U.S. dollars and cryptocurrency.

crypto-march18.jpg Here is a summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

australia-031819.jpg The Australian Government unveiled its national blockchain strategy and road map as well as a A$100,000 in funding from the government, led by the 30th Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison. This was announced in a joint press release from the Australian Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews as well as the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham.

secblockchain-feb04_18mar19.jpg The United States Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC announced that its staff will host a public forum on distributed ledger technology and digital assets on May 31. The forum will be organized by the agency's Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology or FinHub, for active engagement...

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