This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 26. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments covered by Enterprise Times. Then, in the second section, it lists a selection of ‘happenings’ which (for whatever reason) Enterprise Times was unable to or did not choose to discuss.
Blockchain Catch-up Week 26 in Enterprise Times (to w/e 26th June)
In reverse order of appearance:
- Kadena improves its public blockchain scaling, and more.
- Can blockchain for public procurement reduce corruption?
- Catalyst Blockchain Platform to make blockchain easier to use.
- Open source PayID launched through the Open Payments Coalition.
What else happened in blockchain (to w/e 26th June)
In no specific order a selection from the past week:
- Slow response on blockchain could be ‘potential catastrophe’ for the US.
- TRISA.io announces adoption of compliance with the FATF’s cryptocurrency guidelines.
- How blockchain will fundamentally change the human experience.
- PayPal hiring crypto engineers: rumours of Bitcoin integration.
- ForumPay unveils crypto-fiat payment platform for merchants, opening businesses to millions of crypto wallets globally.
- Blockchain as infrastructure: a dive into China’s DLT strategy.
- Global blockchain market (2020 to 2025).
- Winners of Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon chosen (from >800 competitors).
- Departments of Homeland Security exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases.
- GoChain unveils GoTrace for ‘track and trace’.
- Deloitte’s C-Suite Briefing: 5 Blockchain Trends for 2020.
- Central banks receive submissions from L3COS for regulated ‘digital currency operating system’.
- ISG podcasts to explore benefits of blockchain.
- Algorand Foundation and Circle bring digital dollars powered by USDC to Algorand Blockchain.
- Global airlines leverage AI, ML and blockchain to save costs and generate new revenues (Frost & Sullivan).
- Huobi joins Open Payments Coalition … to drive digital payments adoption.