Swiss watch manufacturer Chronoswiss AG and anti-counterfeit solution provider LuxTag Sdn Bhd. announced today the launch of the platform that enables customers to claim ownership of their crypto-watches and registering it on the blockchain.
One of the South Korea's largest hospitals has partnered with a local tech company to develop a medical services platform based on blockchain technology, according to the hospital’s official press release Nov. 12.
On Friday (9 November 2018), MFUG Bank, the principal banking unit of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the world's fifth largest bank (by total assets), announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Banco Bradesco, one of the largest banks in Brazil, to collaborate on the development of a new cross-border payment service, using Ripple's technology, between Japan and Brazil.
The formation of ‘Asia Blockchain Promotion Global Consortium’ was announced by ASTON, a Korean blockchain platform company, on Nov 1, indicating the arrival of the Singapore-Korea region as the hot hub for blockchain technology evolution as well as dApps development.
Chinese retail giant JD.com is further gaining a foothold in blockchain technology by launching a research lab for blockchain in partnership with two technology institutes, according to an announcement published Oct. 30.
U.S. manufacturer of household cleaning supplies SC Johnson and environmental organization Plastic Bank will open several plastic recycling centers in Indonesia, offering locals tokens for waste collection, according to a press release published Sunday, Oct. 28.