Owner of Indeed and Glassdoor Job Search Engines Invests In Privacy Coin Project Beam
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Tokyo-based Recruit Co., Ltd. has invested in privacy coin project Beam Development Limited. Japanese employment information services company Recruit Co., Ltd. has invested in a blockchain-focused company Beam Development Limited, according to an announcement published on Feb. 18. Per today’s press release, Recruit has invested in Israeli blockchain startup Beam …
Major Chinese University Launches Blockchain Research Center
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Fudan University has opened a blockchain research center that will purportedly facilitate the development of the Shanghai economy. One of the most selective universities in China, Fudan University, has opened a blockchain research center, according to an announcement published on Feb. 15. Per the announcement, Fudan University established the Shanghai …
Major Omani Bank Joins RippleNet Cross-Border Payment Network
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Oman’s second largest bank BankDhofar is now using RippleNet technology for cross-border payments to India. Oman’s second largest bank by market value, BankDhofar, has begun using RippleNet technology for cross-border payments to India. The news was tweeted by the managing director of South Asia and MENA at Ripple, Navin Gupta, …
Moscow Blockchain Cluster Needs Intellectual Property Mechanism, Says Expert
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Founder of blockchain platform Universa.io Aleksandr Borodich said that the Moscow blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property. The Moscow-based blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property, says the founder of blockchain platform Universa.io, Aleksandr Borodich. Borodich’s statements were reported by Russian news agency …
Indonesia: New Legislation Recognizes Crypto as Trading Commodity
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New legislation introduced in Indonesia recognizes cryptocurrencies as trading commodities and gives legal certainty to crypto exchanges. Indonesia has introduced new legislation that recognizes Bitcoin (BTC) as a trading commodity, Asia-oriented news outlet KrASIA reported on Feb. 15. Indonesia’s Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency, also known as Bappebti, initially signed …
Apple Notes Blockchain Guidelines in Recent SEC Filing
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A recent SEC filing revealed Apple’s involvement in the development of blockchain standards for mineral supply chains. Tech giant Apple has mentioned its work in forming the Blockchain Guidelines of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) in a filing with the United States Security Exchange Commission (SEC). The document, entitled “Conflict …