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  • WEF’s Digital ID Pilot Project in Travel Has Stalled, Says Transport Canada October 6, 2022 10:44 pm The Epoch Times The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) initiative to test the use of digital ID in travel with the collaboration of Canada has been delayed due to the pandemic, says Transport Canada. Details about the WEF’s project called the Known Traveler Digital Identity ( …
  • SWIFT Innovation to Support International Use of CBDCs, Tokenized Assets October 6, 2022 9:29 pm Crowdfund Insider SWIFT has reportedly shown that Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and tokenized assets can “move seamlessly on existing financial infrastructure – a major milestone towards enabling their smooth integration into the international financial ecosystem …
  • abrdn plc, a Global Investment Firm with £508 Billion in Assets, Joins Hedera’s Governing Counci October 6, 2022 9:28 pm Crowdfund Insider October 6, 2022 @ 5:14 pm By JD Alois abrdn plc, a global investment company based in Scotland that reports £508 billion in assets and 5000 employees, has joined the Hedera Governing Council. According to Hedera, abrdn will move to make Hedera the …
  • Why the future of Web3 will be more than crypto and blockchain October 6, 2022 6:47 pm The Sydney Morning Herald So you’ve been involved in the Australian Web3 space for a number of years, how has it evolved since you started out? Loading When I started, our membership base was primarily crypto and blockchain-focused start-up businesses. There weren’t any other …
  • Impel Brings Fluent's Federated US+ Stablecoin To XDC Network October 6, 2022 6:32 pm Benzinga Dallas, Texas, Oct. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fluent Finance, the blockchain and fintech development firm behind the regulator-forward US+ stablecoin has entered into a formal partnership with Impel to bring the US+ stablecoin to the XDC Network. …
  • Philippines’ UnionBank turns to distributed ledger technology to foster growth of SMEs October 6, 2022 4:25 pm Coingeek Financial institution UnionBank has revealed its plan to stimulate growth for the Philippines’ small and medium enterprises (SMEs). According to Business Mirror, a local financial publication, the move by the commercial bank will involve using distributed …
  • Blockchain Technology Market Size to Surpass USD 1.59 Trillion by 2030 October 6, 2022 2:27 pm EIN Presswire Ottawa, Oct. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reliance on online businesses has increased dramatically. healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and retail, among others, are leveraging the …
  • Swift pilot lays foundation for use of CBDCs and tokenised assets in global finance October 6, 2022 2:13 pm FinTech Futures Following a series of experiments, Swift has concluded that central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and tokenised assets are able to move “seamlessly” on existing financial infrastructure. Swift says CBDCs and tokens can move “seamlessly” on existing …
  • Blockchain firm SETL partners Swift for common tokenisation framework pilot October 6, 2022 2:12 pm FinTech Futures Enterprise distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain firm SETL has successfully piloted a common framework for Swift that links tokenisation systems between central securities depositories (CSDs) and global custodians. SETL partners Swift for …
  • A Top Rated IT Company Debut at GITEX 2022 to Showcase IoT, AR, Blockchain, VoIP, WebRTC & Cloud October 6, 2022 1:45 pm EIN Presswire GITEX GLOBAL features every significant technology champion, vertical and trend. It includes telecoms, mobility, cybersecurity, smartcities, healthcare & more. CHICAGO, IL, UNITED STATES, October 6, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Dubai will be …
  • HQLAX, J.P. Morgan, Ownera and Wematch Demonstrate a Cross-Ledger Repo October 6, 2022 9:23 am Benzinga HQLAX, J.P. Morgan, Ownera and Wematch have successfully demonstrated the technical feasibility of executing a delivery-versus-payment (DvP) repo transaction across two different distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms at HQLAX and J.P. Morgan. The …
  • Financial Stability Oversight Council issues report on risks of digital assets October 5, 2022 4:01 pm Financial Regulation News The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) released a new report this week on the financial stability risks of digital assets and recommended legislative fixes. © Shutterstock The report — which stemmed was done in response to President Joe Biden’s …
  • CBDCs, tokens can integrate to existing payments systems, SWIFT claims October 5, 2022 2:57 pm Forkast The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) said it had a breakthrough in enabling assets on distributed ledger technology networks, such as central bank digital currencies (CBDC) and tokens on the blockchain, to interact and …
  • TDS and Tax on VDA transactions benefiting overseas businesses hurting Indian startups October 5, 2022 11:40 am The Times of India The Indian economy has remained resilient and relatively insulated from global financial turmoil; supported in part by the wealth and livelihoods created by Indian industry as well as startups across sectors. Technical innovations have allowed the creation …
  • Ground-Breaking SWIFT Innovation Paves Way for Global Use of CBDCs and Tokenised Assets October 5, 2022 9:46 am Benzinga Breakthrough solves major challenge in digital ecosystem development Shows how digital currencies and assets could be used at scale across borders by leveraging existing financial infrastructure 14 central and commercial banks already testing new CBDC …
  • The Crypto Framework: Building Blockchain Businesses, Nationally October 5, 2022 7:04 am Financial Express By Ashwani Kumar Blockchain is an advanced distributed ledger technology that enables a shared ledger among the various parties involved in business transactions. It eliminates the need for a central entity to validate the transactions. Blockchain …
  • 89% of employees in the Philippines want to spend more office time in the metaverse: study October 5, 2022 5:59 am Coingeek The Philippines could witness an exodus of corporate workers to the virtual worlds, notes a recent study conducted by Ciena (NYSE: CIEN). The report claimed that a large number of Filipino employees preferred working in the metaverse than traditional …
  • Top US Regulator Says Cryptocurrencies Pose Risks to Financial Stability October 4, 2022 11:22 pm The Epoch Times The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) issued a report on digital assets like cryptocurrencies, warning about the dangers posed by such instruments. “Crypto-asset activities could pose risks to the stability of the U.S. financial system and …
  • SEC issues warning vs investing in LodiCoins October 4, 2022 11:18 pm SunStar THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against investing in LodiCoins, a supposed virtual currency being offered on social media without the necessary licenses from regulators. In a forwarded advisory, SEC flagged the public …
  • Major central banks cool on retail CBDC October 4, 2022 5:31 pm OMFIF It may be some time, if at all, before we see the introduction of a retail central bank digital currency in a major economy outside China or India. The decision by the Bank of Japan to move the idea to its pending tray is a further indication of cooling …
  • Basel Committee crypto-asset prudential treatment proposals get detailed responses October 4, 2022 12:51 pm Coin Telegraph The comment period has ended for the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s (BCBS) “Second Consultation on the Prudential Treatment of Cryptoasset Exposures,” a document published in June 2022.  International financial associations had a lot to say in …
  • U.S. DHS Makes Phase 3 Contract Award to Neoflow Inc, an Energy Blockchain Company October 4, 2022 12:37 pm Benzinga CALGARY, AB, Oct. 4, 2022 /CNW/ - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) awarded a Phase 3 contract to Neoflow Inc. The contract will further the …
  • U.S. DHS Makes Phase 3 Contract Award to Neoflow Inc, an Energy Blockchain Company October 4, 2022 12:37 pm Benzinga CALGARY, AB, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) awarded a Phase 3 contract to Neoflow Inc. The contract will further …
  • China’s international blockchain push may face Huawei-like obstacles October 4, 2022 8:35 am Forkast China’s Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), a state-backed consortium tasked to build a domestic digital infrastructure, wants to go international but some experts said BSN’s links to Beijing could be a challenge overseas amid concerns about data …
  • Brazil’s securities regulator urges Mercado Bitcoin to provide details on issued tokens October 4, 2022 7:48 am Coingeek Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) has ordered local exchange Mercado Bitcoin to disclose details on some tokens issued over the last two years. Estadao newspaper reported the matter on Tuesday, noting that the tokens in question are fixed- …
  • Philippines securities regulator warns against ‘10x ICO project’ Lodi Coins October 4, 2022 7:47 am Coingeek The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning against Lodi Coins, a digital asset project that promised investors 10x gains. The SEC flagged the public offering of Lodi Coins by Lodi Technologies Inc., claiming that the …
  • Russia eyes use of digital ruble in transacting with China October 4, 2022 7:47 am Coingeek Russia has confirmed that it will proceed with its digital ruble, a central bank digital currency (CBDC) issued by the Bank of Russia, which will be deployed in cross-border settlements with China. Information picked up by Reuters stated that Russia’s plan …
  • RKVST’s $7.5m Series A first close will enhance trust chain October 4, 2022 6:02 am Cambridge Independent RKVST, the integrity, transparency and trust platform for digital supply chain operations, has announced the first close of a Series A funding round of $7.5million. Jon Geater, co-founder & chief product officer at RKVST. Picture: Keith HeppellRKVST is …
  • How will the crypto tax debate play out in the UK? October 4, 2022 3:37 am Forkast As Britain’s Financial Services and Markets Bill brings crypto assets into the mainstream financial industry, attention is invariably turning to crypto taxation. The wide-reaching bill — currently being examined by committee after its second reading in …
  • Sebi extends time till month-end for entering details of existing non-convertible securities October 3, 2022 7:23 pm Economic Times New Delhi: Capital markets regulator Sebi on Monday extended the timeline by one month to October-end for entering the details of the existing outstanding non-convertible securities in the security and covenant monitoring system hosted by depositories. …
  • MetaCryp, Cardano, and Avalanche are three cryptocurrencies you need October 3, 2022 8:44 am Asian News International (ANI) ANI | Updated: Oct 03, 2022 13:10 IST New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI/ATK): The growing popularity of cryptocurrency makes it abundantly clear that there is a demand for digital currency, which will change the world more and more as it grows. The …
  • CBDCs come to the international stage as a future cross-border option October 3, 2022 5:01 am FinTech Futures The last thing anyone reading this needs is another pundit on about Bitcoin. But lest you think this is yet another op-ed piece about the promise or volatility of digital currency, consider this statement: digital currency will become the de facto cross- …
  • Helium (HNT) Holds Gains Amid Market Downtrend October 3, 2022 12:21 am The GWW Originally posted here. By: Alyz Overview Helium (HNT), a cryptocurrency project focusing on the Internet of Things, has gained in recent times despite market conditions. According to CoinMarketCap, HNT has been up 8.42% over the last 7 days, trading at $4 …
  • ‘Lodi Coins provider lackspermit to offer securities’ October 2, 2022 9:31 pm Business Mirror The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against investing in Lodi Coins, a supposed virtual currency offered on social media without the necessary licenses from regulators. In an advisory dated September 29, the SEC flagged the …
  • SEC: Do not invest in Lodi Coins October 2, 2022 11:19 am Manila Bulletin SEC: Do not invest in Lodi Coins By JAMES A. LOYOLA The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is advising the public against investing in Lodi Coins, a supposed virtual currency being offered on social media without the necessary licenses from …
  • French central bank to explore wholesale CBDCs and utility of tokenized bonds October 1, 2022 11:33 am Coingeek Banque de France has hinted that it will be paying significant attention to developing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). In particular, Villeroy de Galhau, the bank’s Governor, disclosed that it would be exploring the benefits of a wholesale CBDC. “A …
  • Tech progress steady but blockchain revolution remains distant October 1, 2022 10:43 am GlobalCapital Securitization and technological innovation are in many ways natural bedfellows. Ever since 1971, when Freddie Mac issued the first conventional loan securitization, the market has constantly looked for new areas of exploration in which securitization …
  • Reserve Bank of Australia Outlines Its CBDC Development in Latest Whitepaper October 1, 2022 3:41 am The Fintech Times A little over a month after its pilot into central bank digital currencies (CBDC) began, the Reserve Bank of Australia has released a new whitepaper that explains its approach in more detail. The Reserve Bank’s latest whitepaper, which was produced …
  • EU regulator gives green light for DLT securities trading pilot October 1, 2022 2:53 am Coingeek The European Securities and Markets Agency (ESMA) has disclosed that it will not amend the existing rules on data reporting for the proposed plans to launch a securities trading pilot for the region. The European Union (EU) laid bare its plans to …
  • Existing US cyber threat bill to be renamed Cryptocurrency Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act under new proposal September 30, 2022 4:11 pm Micky If the Cryptocurrency Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act becomes law, agencies would issue procedures to combat cyber threats. US Senators Marsha Blackburn and Cynthia Lummis have proposed amendments to a 2015 bill, including renaming it the …
  • The Machine Economy Will Save DeFi – Because What is Coming Using Both is Just So Damn Cool September 30, 2022 7:26 am BeInCrypto The Machine Economy offers us a tantalizing future, says Till Wendler, co-founder of peaq. Like when you are driving your electric car, the vehicle will not only find you a free space, but pay with its own wallet, ready for when you roll up. From tiny …
  • Walmart partners with Roblox to boost shopping activity via metaverse September 30, 2022 7:22 am Coingeek Walmart is taking a bold leap into the metaverse after teasing customers since the start of the year. The shopping conglomerate has unveiled two different experiences for shoppers: Walmart Land and Walmart Universe of Play. Walmart’s offering leverages …
  • Chinese university renames engineering department after metaverse, sets up new major September 30, 2022 7:21 am Coingeek Nanjing University of Information Science Technology has taken a significant step in its quest to be a distributed ledger technology (DLT) hub as it renames its Information Technology department after the metaverse. Under the School of Artificial …
  • Why this UK territory is adopting the Bitcoin Lightning Network September 30, 2022 12:25 am Coin Telegraph Cointelegraph reporter Joe Hall visited Gibraltar to explore Bitcoin (BTC) adoption on “The Rock,” as the peninsula is known locally, and how the adoption of Bitcoin for shopping in the territory is impacting business. The visit was also an opportunity to …
  • SWIFT partners with Chainlink to develop cross-chain crypto transactions September 29, 2022 11:49 pm Kitco Editor's Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today's must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! (Kitco News) - Chainlink (LINK) co-founder Sergey Nazarov …
  • How blockchain and edge computing can work together September 29, 2022 6:04 pm TechRepublic Blockchain and edge computing can be a formidable combination in terms of power, scalability and versatility. Image: Pavel_R, Getty Images/iStockphoto Blockchain is sometimes perceived as cryptocurrency in general, but it’s a whole lot more. …
  • The Financial Services and Markets Bill – second reading September 29, 2022 4:34 pm City A.M. Thursday 29 September 2022 4:34 pm by Lord Chris Holmes of Richmond The Financial Services and Markets Bill is an incredibly important piece of legislation currently before Parliament. When it was debated at second reading in the House of Commons on …
  • Metabloqs – First XDC based Metaverse Launched its Successful Beta Testing September 29, 2022 4:10 pm Recently Heard Valuing and monetizing tokenized assets requires tremendous skill and expertise. Thus, rendering asset management as a tool to raise growth capital and liquidity inaccessible to many. The global tokenization market sized at $1.92 billion in 2021 is …
  • What are AI and Web3 Valuation, Tokenization, and Monetization as a Service (VTMaaS)? September 29, 2022 3:50 pm The GWW Originally posted here. By: NewsBTC Overview Valuing and monetizing tokenized assets requires tremendous skill and expertise. Thus, rendering asset management as a tool to raise growth capital and liquidity inaccessible to many. The global tokenization …
  • SWIFT partners with Chainlink for cross-chain crypto transfer September 29, 2022 11:50 am Financial Express System of interbank messaging SWIFT has collaborated with price oracle supplier Chainlink on a proof-of-concept (PoC) project that would enable traditional finance firms to interact across blockchain networks, as reported by Cointelegraph. According to …
  • Bitcoin Is ‘Comforting’ And ‘Can’t Be Stopped,’ U.S. Senator Says September 29, 2022 8:25 am Bitcoinist Bitcoin has its back covered by this American senator who believes in the potential of the crypto to bring good things to the U.S. financial sector and economy in general. Senator Cynthia Lummis may be the most prominent champion for the crypto sector in …
  • SWIFT partners with Chainlink for cross-chain crypto transfer project September 29, 2022 5:33 am Coin Telegraph Interbank messaging system SWIFT has partnered with price oracle provider Chainlink (LINK) to work on a proof-of-concept (POC) project which would allow traditional finance firms the ability to transact across blockchain networks. Chainlink co-founder …
  • Moscow Exchange looking to allow digital assets trade on behalf of central bank under proposed bill September 29, 2022 3:51 am Coingeek The Moscow Exchange (MOEX) has disclosed plans to work on a proposed law allowing it to trade digital financial assets (DFAs) and securities based on the offerings. Local publication Vedomosti reported that the stock exchange operator is also looking to “ …
  • Thai SEC Comes After Bitkub Exchange, OpenSea Rewards Whitehats, BIS Working With (at Least) 7 Central Banks on CBDC Projects + More News September 29, 2022 2:42 am Cryptonews Source: AdobeStock / JorgeEduardo  Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. __________ Regulation news Thailand’s Securities and Exchange …