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Wine industry continues to lose hundreds of millions of dollars because of counterfeit products, in addition to theft and adulteration. Symbol, an enterprise level blockchain venture backed by NEM platform is offering blockchain technology against the backdrop of increasing irregularities in wine poductions, as per a blog post by NEM two days back. Symbol has   Read more...

Travala.com has clinched a deal with Expedia under which customers can book any of the 700,000 accommodations by paying with cryptocurrency. Travala.com platform already facilitates booking of over 2 million accommodations spread across 230 countries, using cryptocurrency as mode of payment. Alfonso Paredes, Senior Vice President at Expedia Group, revealed the company’s intention to step   Read more...

Cryptocurrency custodial company Casa rolled out findings of its trial to access Bitcoin network using a different method and identified Electrum X as the best available facilitator. Of late, Casa founder and cypherpunk Jameson Lopp stated that the custodial company upgraded its backend framework to back Electrum based on the trial. The company selected three   Read more...

Dan Held, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken’s head of business, has been involved in the blockchain and crypto sector since 2013. While cherishing the crypto meeting held in San Francisco’s Mission District years before, he details how the value of Bitcoin (BTC) could ultimately reach a million dollars. Held also elaborates why he believes Bitcoin could turn   Read more...

Vitalik Buterin, in Hashing It Out podcast conducted on July 2, expressed how Ethereum blockchain could have been developed differently if he were to start now. The co-founder of Ethereum blockchain also highlighted a plethora of modifications, both small and large, including modifications related to gas costs. Buterin also opined that the job done initially   Read more...

The native crypto of Cardano, ADA, may get listed on Coinbase platform by the end of this year. Notably, few weeks before a media release indicated that ADA holders will soon be able to stake their possession using Coinbase custodial service. In this regard, a spokesperson of IOHK, Cardano blockchain development firm, issued the following   Read more...

As per a report published by VeChain and Cointelegraph Consulting, blockchain technology and IoT (Internet of Things) can address a portion of the complex issues faced by food sectors, resulting in savings of $100 billion per year. In less than seven years, the document claims, $300 billion worth food products will be tracked annually throughout   Read more...

The Bank of Japan has stated that it will start trialing with a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to validate its viability from a technical point of view. BoJ wishes to introduce digital cash but it lags behind China which has already started testing its digital yuan. Notably, for the first time, BoJ has disclosed   Read more...

The Commons Foundation, a South Korean non-governmental institution, disclosed its strategy to create a blockchain powered platform that intends to manage health epidemics amidst Covid-19 predicament. As per Digital Today, the NGO will use public blockchain to develop an epidemiological research platform to match the forthcoming post-Covid-19 period. The document points to a statement by   Read more...