Technology

QANplatform Integrates Chainlink Oracles To Interact With Off-Chain Data

  • This integration solves a serious issue, known as the “oracle problem”, because there is a lack of blockchain platforms that can interact with external data.
  • Another valuable addition that comes with the integration is the inclusion of decentralized security.
Johann Polecsak, CTO of QANplatform, speaking at a conference. QANplatform

  • This integration solves a serious issue, known as the “oracle problem”, because there is a lack of blockchain platforms that can interact with external data.
  • Another valuable addition that comes with the integration is the inclusion of decentralized security.
Medical staff members wearing protective clothing to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in the city, work at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital. AFP

Alibaba Subsidiaries Provide Blockchain-Powered Solutions to Ease Coronavirus Panic

  • Business and local governments are working together to reduce the coronavirus epidemic with Alibaba playing the main role.
  • Many employees are encouraged to work from home as there is a risk that the epidemic may spread again after March 17.

Tael Ecosystem Obtains Medical License, Enters Vital Industry Sector

  • Tael is focused on protecting consumers in the medical industry where no fake products should be sold.
  • The Tael Ecosystem includes more than 360 technology-protected products, available in every Chinese province.
Eccles building Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, D.C. RichardF. Ebert/Encircle Photos

U.S. Federal Reserve Now Open To The Idea Of CBDC, Researches DLT

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve has followed the example of 80% of the world's central banks, and started researching the potential use cases o DLT.
  • The sudden change in stance is probably due to concerns over privately issued digital currencies.

Coronavirus Spread Can Be Observed Via Acoer Application, Powered by Hedera Hashgraph

  • The Coronavirus HashLog dashboard provides info on the number of confirmed cases and the deaths and recoveries per hundred infections.
  • This is a great example of how DLT technologies can serve the healthcare and public health areas.

United Arab Emirates Are Using Blockchain For Their Health Data Platform

  • Blockchains have the ability to prevent data theft, while also allowing access to essential data when necessary.
  • The UAE have implemented a blockchain solution for their health data platform, following Estonia's positive example.

TokenSoft Introduces Self-Managed Investment Accounts Platform for Security Tokens

  • The new platform will be very convenient to use and will also provide compliant security token standards.
  • With time all TokenSoft customers' security tokens will be supported with preference to issuer/investor demands.

Mercedes to Track Carbon Emissions Through New Blockchain Pilot

  • Mercedes and blockchain startup Circulor are working on a blockchain pilot to bring transparency to CO2 emissions in the cobalt supply chain.
  • The pilot comes as a result of Mercedes' ambition to create a new carbon neutral passenger car fleet in the next 20 years.

Julius Baer Launches Crypto Storage, Investment Offerings

  • The new digital assets offering comes thanks to a partnership between Julius Baer and SEBA Crypto AG.
  • The bank now provides secure storage and transaction solutions, as well as consolidated portfolio overviews across both conventional and digital assets.

Anti-Coronavirus Foundation to Leverage Blockchain in Search for Vaccine

  • The foundation aims to raise $30 million to fund an anyone who comes up with a vaccine.
  • The coronavirus has killed at least 17 people in Wuhan, China, with hundreds already diagnosed and the virus spreading to the United States.

Lancashire Cricket Club to Issue Season Tickets Using Blockchain, UEFA Experimenting

  • Lancashire County Cricket Club partnered with TIXnGO to use their blockchain-based ticketing solution this season.
  • UEFE is also experimenting with blockchain-based ticketing solution, having successfully run a trial in 2018.

Bank of Santander Confident in Blockchain Development

  • In the end of 2019 Santander issued a bond for 20 million euros on the Ethereum blockchain as a pilot test.
  • Although technology is physically ready, bank representatives agree that they need more time to create a profitable business model based on it.

Karuschain Presents MVP in Singapore as LATOKEN IEO Commences

  • The Karuschain platform focuses on the precious metals mining industry, helping companies in the sector improve their operations.
  • The project has also announced that their public IEO has commenced on the LATOKEN exchange.

6 Central Banks Join Hands in CBDC Research

  • Members of the new research group are the central banks of Canada, England, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, the ECB and the BIS.
  • The goal of the new working group is to share each group member's experience, and to also study the potential use cases for CBDCs.