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R3 founder David Rutter

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

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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.
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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...

WATCH: Balancing Innovation and Regulation in Blockchain: Ronald Tucker

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Ron Tucker, Founder and Chair of the Australian Digital Commerce Association, describes his long-running involvement in the industry and the reasoning behind his faith in the technology. As the head of a crypto exchange, Tucker has been involved in navigating and advising the regulatory steps that institutions such as FATF are taking. Contrary to concern about these new policies stymying the growth of the industry, Tucker asserts that the regulation is necessary in providing a safe environment for cryptocurrency to grow.

Harnessing Blockchain’s Potential to Eradicate Modern Slavery

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An estimated 40.3 million people in the world are being forced to work against their will, trapped in modern slavery.
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