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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.

‘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.

Opinion | Crisis in Lebanon Highlights Benefits of Digital Currencies

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The imminent economic collapse in Lebanon which the Lebanese Central Bank Governor has warned of may be averted as Prime Minister Saad...

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.

WATCH: How Blockchain Fights Modern Slavery: Mark Blick, Diginex

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It may be jarring to consider, but there are currently more slaves in the world now than at any other point in...

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.

Blockchain Crop Insurance Big Boost For Farmers in Sri Lanka

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LONDON — Aon, one of the world’s largest insurance companies, has teamed up with respected charity Oxfam and blockchain start-up Etherisc to...

Geco.One Launches IEO, Promising To Make Crypto Trading Easier and Safer

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TALLINN, Estonia - Innovative trading platform Geco.one launched its Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) today. Geco.one is novel because lets...

Telecom Giants Collaborate On Blockchain Settlements Platform

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Greenwood Village, Colorado — Many of the world’s largest telecoms will team-up to launch a blockchain-based platform to make contracting and payments...

A (Blockchain) Call to Action

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"Knowledge is power" is a phrase you may have heard once or twice in your lifetime. Today, I’d like to propose a...
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