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rippleblockchain-feb11.jpg UAE-based payments and foreign exchange company Finablr said its brands UAE Exchange and Unimoni has teamed up with Ripple to offer cross-border payment services to Thailand through blockchain. The blockchain-based service would significantly boost the speed and efficiency of remittances.

evakaili-feb11.jpg European Parliament member Eva Kaili at the recent Ripple Regionals event in London talked about the benefits of blockchain and E.U.'s new positive approach to regulation. Kaili, who was elected in 2014 representing Greece, talked about how the E.U. will regulate blockchains and digital assets, according to a blog post by Ripple.

rttnewspaper-feb08.jpg A summary of select stories from the cryptocurrency and blockchain world during this week.

ripple-blockchain-020819.jpg Enterprise blockchain solutions provider Ripple expanded its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) network by adding another eleven universities in the United States, China, Singapore and Brazil. UBRI was launched by Ripple in June 2018 with 17 universities as launch partners.

healthcare-blockchain-020819.jpg Blockchain Technology in the global healthcare market is set to surpass $1.64 billion by 2025, according to a new research study published by Global Market Insights, Inc. The growth is attributable to the expected increase in cost savings for several healthcare applications while using blockchain technology.

wallstreetblockchainalliance-feb07.jpg The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance or WSBA, said it partnered with R3, an Enterprise Blockchain Consortium, to develop applications and solutions on its Corda blockchain platform. Corda is an enterprise-grade blockchain platform that removes costly friction in business transactions. The platform enables institutions to transact directly using smart contracts.

cryptos-feb07.jpg Here is a summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

cryptos-feb06.jpg Here is a summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

russian-govt-blockchain-exam-020619.jpg Russia's Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor) is planning to implement blockchain technology for the Unified State Exam in 2019, according to a report by Russian news agency TASS. The Unified State Exam (EGE) is a test in the Russian Federation which every student must pass after graduation from school to enter a university or a professional college.

canadianblockchain-feb04.jpg Washington, D.C.-based The Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world's first and largest blockchain trade association, announced that it has united with the Blockchain Association of Canada or BAC. It will now be called the Chamber of Digital Commerce Canada. Tanya Woods, a legal and policy strategist and executive director of the BAC, will serve as its managing director.

crypto-feb05.jpg Here is a summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

jk.jpg Online retailer Overstock.com announced that its blockchain-meets-property rights unit has signed a Memorandum of Understanding or MOU in Mexico to develop a digital land records platform. The blockchain-based unit Medici Land Governance or MLG will work jointly with the municipality of Tulum in Quintana Roo, Mexico to develop the platform.

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