Tag: Blockchain

ChromaWay Expands Effort to Put Latin American Land Records on the Blockchain

Swedish startup ChromaWay is expanding a project aimed at making land ownership more transparent by putting records on a blockchain. With the launch of its LAC PropertyChain initiative, announced on Tuesday, the company hopes to strengthen blockchain standards, governance...

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This App Tracks the Impact of Your Donation to Combat Coronavirus

Until recently, Thomas Bohner was following all the familiar coronavirus procedures: work from home, social distance, worry about everything. Then, one night over after-work online drinks a couple of weeks ago, he started brainstorming with his team about how...

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Inside China’s Plan to Power Global Blockchain Adoption

China is about to launch its national blockchain platform, part of the country’s grand strategy to lead the digital transformation of the world economy. Led by the State Information Center, the Blockchain Service Network (BSN) is poised to launch...

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How a Blockchain Startup Is Fighting Coronavirus in Honduras

The coronavirus crisis will certainly have lasting impacts, but some measures may prove less harmful than others.  While countries like Israel and China implement coronavirus emergency measures that digitally track civilian location data and health records, an entrepreneur in...

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Brazilian Financial Regulators Will Vet Companies and Political Appointees on a Blockchain

Brazil’s financial regulators launched an information-sharing blockchain platform called PIER on Wednesday.   At launch, the blockchain pulls data from three of Brazil’s four major financial institutions: the private insurance superintendent (SUSEP), the Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) and securities...

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