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India’s Defense Minister Touts Blockchain, AI Role in Warfare - CoinDesk
India’s defense minister Rajnath Singh highlighted the potential use of blockchain technology in the defense industry on Monday.
Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange Opens Tezos Staking to All US Customers
U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase is now introducing staking rewards for all Tezos holders on the exchange
European Union to Regulate Stablecoins, Not Issue Its Own: Source - CoinDesk
Contrary to earlier reports, a source tells CoinDesk the EU isn’t looking to issue its own digital currency in response to Libra.
Tunisia to Launch E-Dinar National Currency Using Blockchain
Russian ICO startup Universa will issue and manage Tunisia’s central bank digital currency
IBM Ethical Mineral Sourcing Blockchain to Debut in Spring - CoinDesk
Cobalt, the “blood diamond of batteries,” is a necessary evil for carmakers scrounging for the notorious mineral. But does it have to be?
Standard Chartered Banking Group Joins Ethereum Enterprise Alliance
The latest high-profile member of the EEA, Standard Chartered is eyeing blockchain technology for a number of use cases, some of which are already live
Chinese Agency Scraps Plan to Eliminate Bitcoin Mining Industry - CoinDesk
China’s top economic planning agency has remove bitcoin mining from a list of industries to be phased out from the country.