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Anujit has over two decades of IT industry experience, spanning software development, project management and consulting areas, and has added significant value to the businesses of clients he has supported. Outside of working hours, Anujit is passionate about history and sports.

Liquefy, a Hong Kong-based Security Token Offering platform has received $2.6 million in funding

Liquefy, a Security Token Offering platform based in Hong Kong has received $2.6 million in funding, which will enable it to expand its operations.

Indian cryptocurrency entrepreneur criticizes the India crypto ban

India has clamped down hard on cryptocurrencies while encouraging blockchain. A complete ban could be in the pipeline and an entrepreneur has recently criticized the India crypto ban.

Proposed legislation to enforce India crypto ban has provisions for penalties and imprisonment

Lawmakers in the Indian parliament are mulling a stringent legislation for enforcing the India crypto ban. The proposed legislation includes steep penalties and 10-years imprisonment.

A new blockchain cross border payments solution from Visa to transform corporate cross-border payments

Cross-border payments is a large and growing sector, however, it’s slow, costly, and opaque. A new blockchain cross border payments solution from Visa, targeting corporate cross-border payments will help.

Amazon’s new blockchain proof of work patent could bring in key improvements in the consensus algorithm

Proof Work algorithm, used in famous cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum could be made more efficient, as the high energy consumption shows. A new Amazon blockchain proof of work patent could change that.

The Azure Blockchain Platform has adopted VeriSol, a smart contract verification solution from Microsoft Research

Smart contract bugs are increasingly attracting attention, however, smart contract verification is challenging. The Azure Blockchain Platform has now adopted VeriSol, a smart contract verification tool from Microsoft Research, which should help.

Walmart joins MediLedger, a blockchain pharma supply chain project to combat counterfeit drugs

The problem of counterfeit drugs is a global one, exposing patients to severe risks. Blockchain can help in combating this, and the recent move by the retail giant Walmart to join the blockchain pharma supply chain project MediLedger is a welcome move

Salesforce unveils its new Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) platform

Businesses need enterprise blockchain in order to realize the potential of blockchain, however, enterprise blockchain is hard to implement. A new Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) platform from Salesforce will likely aid them.

A major Seoul blockchain push by the local government for citizen ID cards in the city

South Korea is a happening place as far as the blockchain technology is concerned. The recent Seoul blockchain push by the local government for citizen ID cards will consolidate the gains.

A new WhatsApp Bitcoin integration from Zulu Republic will help with crypto adoption

Difficulties in using cryptocurrencies slow down the adoption of crypto. A new WhatsApp Bitcoin integration from Zulu Republic will likely help crypto users.