ECB President: Digital Euro Decision to Come Early Next Year!

European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde has said that the bank should decide by early next year on whether or not it will be releasing a digital Euro. During an Online policy panel held on Nov 12, she stated that…

The Associated Press is Using Blockchain to Transmit US Poll results

The Associated Press news agency has reportedly been publishing incoming US election results onto the Ethereum and EOS Blockchains. As poll results keep trickling in from different states and counties, the developer webpage has detailed how to access its AP…

UN Advises East Africa’s Largest Economy to Employ Blockchain Against Corruption

An official from the United Nations’ drugs and crime agency is advising East Africa’s largest economy Kenya, to explore Blockchain technology in its fight against corruption. According to David Robinson, the regional anti-graft advisor at the UN drug and crime…

17 Million tourists Verify Health through Blockchain as Chinese tourism bounces back

Mainland tourism in China is back thanks to Blockchain-based health records. This report is according to Blockchain consortium FISCO BCOS. Tourism has fallen flat thanks to COVID-19 globally, with great tourist destinations like France, China, Kenya and Tanzania seeing their…

French Community Looks to Blockchain Voting to Settle Road Project

A small French community is looking to leverage the power of the Blockchain to vote in consultation for a long awaited road project. The commune of Verneuil-sur-Seine is seeking consensus for a long awaited 50-year old road project that is…

ECB President, Lagarde, Pushes for Central Bank Digital Currency

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, has thrown her weight behind the bank’s active involvement in the development of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) to address the demand for faster and cheaper cross-border payments. Speaking…

Mnuchin fine with Libra launch if Financial Rules are Followed

U.S secretary of state Steve Mnuchin has said that he has no issues with the Libra launch as long as financial rules are followed. This comes as a bit of a surprise since the Libra project has faced the most…

Tunisia to Launch its Central Bank Digital Currency based on the Blockchain

The African nation of Tunisia is set to become the first country to digitize its national currency to a Blockchain platform. The digital version of the national currency is all the handy work of the country’s central bank. According to…

China unveils its new blockchain smart cities identification system

Blockchain smart cities solutions have a high potential to improve smart cities. China has taken the plunge to launch a blockchain-powered identification system

The FED is Looking to make a Blockchain Hire

The United States Federal Reserve is hiring a manager for its retail payments section in Washington DC. This was revealed by a Nov 3 U.S Central Bank job posting on its website looking for a new manager. The new manager…