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As coronavirus infections skyrocket, blockchain speeds up health care claims and maps out epidemic

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Xiang Hu Bao policyholders use Alipay to claim a 100,000 yuan disbursement through a blockchain-powered system, demonstrating the technology's potential in health care.

‘Crypto Congressman’ ex Rep. Jason Hsu: Taiwan is losing momentum in blockchain

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Taiwan’s cryptocurrency evangelist and former congressman says the island is falling behind in STO guidelines, fintech regulations and forming a tech hub.

Digital commerce leader ‘gravely concerned’ over U.S. losing edge in tech, global reserves

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The Chamber of Digital Commerce is "gravely concerned" about how the U.S. Government is addressing technological challenges and opportunities posed by blockchain according to founder and president Perianne Boring. The U.S. could be ceding technological leadership as well as the dollar's reserve currency status to other nations including China if it does not revamp policies toward emerging blockchain innovation.

Will China’s digital currency or Facebook’s Libra challenge Ripple’s cross-border money transfers?

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As China, Singapore, Canada and other countries develop digital currencies in part to facilitate cross-border transactions, Ripple's managing director of South Asia and EMEA Navin Gupta said these currencies would primarily only be used domestically.

Q&A with CEOs of Digital Asset & R3: China, US aren’t in tech arms...

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After their panel on how blockchain technology is changing the world of finance and enterprise at Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019, Digital Asset cofounder and CEO Yuval Rooz and R3 CEO David Rutter answered follow-up questions.

Data privacy is forever changed. Zero-knowledge proofs are enterprise’s solution | Opinion

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Innovations in privacy-enhancing technology can address the challenges confronting enterprises from a regulatory, security and competitive perspective, writes Jonathan Rouach, CEO and cofounder of QEDIT.

5 blockchain trends in 2020: Bitcoin halving, Libra, security tokens and more

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Smith + Crown focuses its attention on headlines and projects it considers as key developments likely to prove influential in determining the course of blockchain events in 2020.

After China’s digital currency, Indonesia may blueprint its own in 2020

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As China's digital currency is said to be "progressing smoothly," Indonesia is also working on releasing their own white paper this year, according to Indonesian Blockchain Association cofounder Pandu Sastrowardoyo.

Indonesia’s decentralized island society makes blockchain a must-have | Opinion

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Indonesia is a country of 17,508 islands and 260 million people, including 171 million internet users. It’s a huge market, dominated by the digital economy that's ripe for blockchain disruption.

Inside China’s vision to globalize its currency

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The central bank’s digital currency efforts, ironically, would give it more control over the economy.
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