Tag: Technology

LuxTag and Chronoswiss Launch Platform to Register Tech Bureau Crypto-Watches on the NEM Blockchain

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.

Major South Korean Satellite Operator KT SAT to Focus on Blockchain, Other New Tech

The satellite operator owned by South Korea’s largest telecommunications company KT Corporation is exploring blockchain, local newspaper EDaily reports Friday, Nov. 23.

South Korea Science, Food Ministries to Use Blockchain for Tracing Beef Supply Chain

The South Korean government will use blockchain technology for tracing beef and providing consumers with information from the food supply chain.

Major South Korean Hospital to Use Blockchain Tech for Medical Information Services

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.

MUFG Bank, Japan’s Largest Bank, Exploring Ripple’s Technology for New Cross-Border Payment Service

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.

Japan’s NRI Secure Technologies Launches Security Monitor for Blockchain Smart Contracts

Japan’s NRI’s Secure Technologies has unveiled a “Blockchain Security Monitoring Service for smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain.

VeChain Showcases Multiple Solutions at the First Inaugural China International Import Expo

VeChain was invited to the first China International Import Expo that was held during November 5th to 10th, 2018 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).

Singapore and Korea to become Hub for blockchain tech and dApps riding on ASTON

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 Launches Blockchain Research Lab

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.

US Cleaning Supplies Firm To Open Blockchain Rewards-Based Recycling Centers in Indonesia

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.

Singapore Power Unveils Blockchain Market for Renewable Energy Trading

Singapore Power Group, the country's energy utilities provider, has launched a blockchain-powered marketplace for renewable energy certificates (RECs).

IT Firm Fujitsu Builds Blockchain Settlement Trial Infrastructure for Nine Japanese Banks

Japanese multinational IT equipment and services company Fujitsu will build an interbank settlement platform using blockchain technology as part of a joint project with nine domestic banks.