Tech Mahindra Employs IBM Blockchain in New Platform to Combat Digital Piracy By Cointelegraph



Tech Mahindra Employs IBM Blockchain in New Platform to Combat Digital Piracy

Tech Mahindra, the IT subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group, has launched a new blockchain-based digital contracts and rights platform for the media and entertainment industry.

Developed using IBM’s blockchain platform, which leverages the open-source Hyperledger Fabric protocol, the system aims to help producers and content creators efficiently track their revenue, royalty payments and digital rights.

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Major Indian Farmer Producer Organization to Use Blockchain for Supply Chains By Cointelegraph



Major Indian Farmer Producer Organization to Use Blockchain for Supply Chains

One of India’s largest farm producer organizations (FPO), Sahyadri Farmers Producer Co, is integrating blockchain into its business process.

FPOs are member-based institutions of farmers that are the result of a government-led initiative. The organizations help fars sell agricultural produce at the most advantageous prices.

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UNICEF Crypto Fund to Invest $100K in Humanitarian Blockchain Projects By Cointelegraph



UNICEF Crypto Fund to Invest $100K in Humanitarian Blockchain Projects

Over the past four years, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has been investing in startups applying open-source technology, hoping to make the world a better place, but is looking to step up its game even further now.

Cecilia Chapiro, an investment advisor at UNICEF Ventures, told Cointelegraph that UNICEF had launched its innovation fund in 2016 with the goal to support emerging technologies being built in developing countries. Since then, UNICEF has invested in over 50 startups across 35 countries. “We invest in technologies that have the potential to influence billions of people, especially children in emerging countries,” Chapiro said.

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Sri Lanka Central Bank Selects Shortlist for Blockchain Proof-of-Concept By Cointelegraph



Sri Lanka Central Bank Selects Shortlist for Blockchain Proof-of-Concept

Sri Lanka’s central bank has selected a shortlist of three firms to develop a proof-of-concept (PoC) for a shared Know Your Customer (KYC) facility using blockchain.

The project was initiated in fall 2019, according to a report from Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror on July 2. The central bank is looking to establish a blockchain-based facility that would enable the government and the banking sector to securely share and update customer data nationwide.

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Australian Securities Exchange Switch to Blockchain Delayed to 2022 By Cointelegraph



Australian Securities Exchange Switch to Blockchain Delayed to 2022

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has further delayed its switch to blockchain after public lobbying from key stakeholders.

According to a June 30 update from the ASX, the exchange has officially delayed the rollout of Distributed Ledger infrastructure to replace its current system for processing equity transactions. ASX will now release the project — the replacement for the Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS) — in April 2022, a one-year push from its most recent timetable.

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Book Review – Growing With Blockchain By Cointelegraph



Book Review – Growing With Blockchain

Growing With Blockchain: From Disruptive Potential to Operational Reality, as its title suggests, is about blockchain. Specifically, it is about turning the disruptive potential of blockchain into an operational reality, in order to help your business grow.

It is aimed squarely at decision makers, particularly those who may already be considering the possibilities of blockchain technology for their company.

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Hyundai Adds Another Piece to Their Growing Blockchain Ecosystem By Cointelegraph



Hyundai Adds Another Piece to Their Growing Blockchain Ecosystem

Hyundai is reportedly looking to launch a blockchain ecosystem through its Europe-based subsidiary, Hdac, and IT arm, Hyundai BS&C, after registering three business trademarks with the Korea Intellectual Property Office.

According to Chosun, a local media outlet, Hyundai BS&C’s CEO Chung Dae-sun applied to the intellectual property authorities for the brand names Altum, Atolo, and Rizon. Each application has the description “electronic wallets that can hold cryptocurrencies.”

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Blockchain Creating Real Value in Traditional Industries By Cointelegraph



Not Just a Pretty Name: Blockchain Creating Real Value in Traditional Industries

Blockchain technology has proliferated in a number of industries outside of the cryptocurrency space in the decade since Bitcoin’s (BTC) inception. The underlying technology of the preeminent cryptocurrency went under the radar in the early years of cryptocurrency adoption before projects such as began to explore the range of possibilities of blockchain networks.

While many startups looked to harness blockchain technology to power new cryptocurrencies, a number of mainstream technology firms began building their own enterprise blockchain systems that could be rolled out. IBM (NYSE:) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:) are giants in the information technology space and have led the development of many digital tools that are used around the world. Both firms have gone on to develop their own blockchain platforms that are built to scale in order to service everything from small businesses to global corporations.

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Gitcoin and Polkadot Cooperate to Bring New Developers to Blockchain By Cointelegraph



Exclusive: Gitcoin and Polkadot Cooperate to Bring New Developers to Blockchain

A partnership announced on Tuesday between the Gitcoin project and Polkadot will help the interoperable blockchain platform’s developers find community support and funding.

Gitcoin’s current function can be considered as an experiment in a new way of funding public goods based on the concept of “Capital-constrained Liberal Radicalism,” or CLR, championed by Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin. This works through Gitcoin Grants, a hybrid public funding mechanism that relies both on community contributions and wealthy donors.

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South Korean Insurance Giant to Use Blockchain Tech for Mobile Messages By Cointelegraph



South Korean Insurance Giant to Use Blockchain Tech for Mobile Messages

Major South Korean insurance firm KB Insurance plans to implement a blockchain-enabled mobile message delivery system for its clients.

According to a June 9 report by industry news outlet Ledger Insights, KB will use the system jointly developed with local telecommunication firm KT (NYSE:) Corp starting next month.

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