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Inside China’s plans to protect user privacy in its smart cities

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Using blockchain and encrypted computing in smart cities can protect user privacy as China builds out a new data infrastructure, says Vincent Wang, chief innovation officer at Wanxiang Group.

‘China’s developers aren’t most creative,’ but there’s power in numbers to excel

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China's enormous market of 1.4 billion people means there is a large pool of human resources that can drive blockchain development and adoption, especially in the wake of endorsement from President Xi Jinping. Blockshine founder and CEO Layla Dong explains how China's burgeoning market can boost blockchain development.
R3 founder David Rutter

Facebook’s Libra will push regulators to take a stance, says R3 chief David E....

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And that’s a good thing for legitimizing blockchain and paving the way to tokenize real assets across industries, the enterprise blockchain creator said at Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019.
Hong Kong

Chainlink among top crypto performers in October—Fintech Advisory Services report

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The Fintech Advisory Services monthly report details the main crypto-metrics and indicators for the past month: News, Market Performance, Networks, Mining Activity, Public Sentiment, and Academic Publications. The report also covers the latest “Hot Topics” in the crypto space. This month: Facebook’s Libra, Telegram’s TON, China's CBDC, and quantum computing.

China’s blockchain talent is driving an investment boom

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Investment in Chinese blockchain projects reached USD$367.7 million in the first half of 2019. Blockchain Global CEO Sam Lee says Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent have fueled a breadth of tech talent.

Giving patients power over data builds trust in health care, says Blockdoc’s Alan Chiu

Using blockchain to handle patients' data can lay the groundwork for genetic tests, telemedicine and AI.

Binance’s corporate registration in China lapsed in 2018

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The crypto exchange has a presence in China, but not an official registration.

Gibraltar is pioneering creation of blockchain ecosystems, says FM

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"We want to keep at the forefront of the regulatory framework to make sure that what we’ve got is fit for purpose and works well for our stakeholders."

Food suppliers are adopting tech to meet growing demand for food safety

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Startups are aiming to apply blockchain technology to help everyday consumers track the meat they buy at supermarkets back to the source.
Vitalik Buterin

WATCH: In Conversation with Vitalik Buterin, Co-Founder of Ethereum: On Eth 2.0, Finance, and...

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With Ethereum 2.0’s release just around the corner, co-founder Vitalik Buterin has been busy talking about what to expect from the new...
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