Blockchain 

Libra Lacks Strategic Plan for 2020 Launch, Says Board Member

Ever since Facebook announced earlier this year that it was going to launch its own cryptocurrency, Libra, the token has been met with a lot of skepticism. Leading regulators at some of the world’s central banks, as well as United States President Donald Trump, have criticized different aspects of Libra. Major Details In a new development, one of the board members of the Libra Association, Patrick Ellis, has stated that there is still no plan with regards to the launch of the token. He added that the association is not…

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Victory Square Technologies Welcomes New Additions to Advisory Board

Victory Square further expands its advisory team to increase growth and opportunities for shareholders Victory Square (VST) builds, acquires and invests in promising startups, then provides the senior leadership and resources needed to fast-track growth. The result: rapid scale-up and monetization, with a solid track record of public and private exits. VST portfolio consists of 20 global companies using artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) to disrupt sectors as diverse as fin-tech, insurance, health, and gaming. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Victory Square…

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IBM Shipping Blockchain Grows with Two More Carriers on Board

Announced today, IBM’s shipping blockchain, TradeLens, has signed up two more major shipping carriers. The tech giant owns the platform with container giant Maersk. IBM Shipping Blockchain Now, the company has added Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) to the network. Both are leading shipping carriers–ranked fifth and sixth in terms of size, respectively. Last month, TradeLens signed up global carriers CMA CGM and MSC. IBM’s shipping blockchain was first launched in 2018 and, at the time, had only one other shipping carrier: Asia’s Pacific International Lines (PIL), along with Maersk…

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