The city of Shenzhen has launched the third round of its central bank digital currency pilot in the form of a promotional lottery scheme offering residents handouts during local festivities.
A representative for the Jack Ma Foundation confirmed to reporters that the businessman had “participated in the online ceremony of the annual Rural Teacher initiative event on January 20.”
The U.K.’s National Health Service will implement an IoT solution built on the public distributed ledger network Hedera Hashgraph in order to monitor the storage of its COVID-19 vaccine supplies.
A palladium fund founded by Norilsk Nickel will launch exchange-traded commodities for metals custodied using blockchain at the Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange.
Beginning in April, the electronics giant and university R&D team will evaluate and tweak the new trading system’s performance before commercialization.
The world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel is joining a multi-stakeholder initiative that uses blockchain technology.
Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital is launching its own Bitcoin mining operations and creating a new business unit dedicated to providing financial services to miners.
The perils of inaccessible digital wealth — potentially lost forever — are being all the more keenly felt during the 2021 bull market.
In a recent interview, Lagarde said that Bitcoin has been used to conduct “funny business” and “totally reprehensible money laundering activity.”
The celebrity was commissioned to record a promotional video for cryptocurrency, in which she forecast new all-time price highs for Bitcoin and Ether.