This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 35. 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 35 in Enterprise Times (to w/e 11th September)
In reverse order of appearance:
- Nippon Express adds blockchain to global pharma supply networks
- Congressional Blockchain Caucus writes to President invoking blockchain
- Lygon platform prepared for commercial launch
- Hashflow – bridging DeFi with CeFi – goes live.
What else happened in blockchain in week 35 (to w/e 11th September)
In no specific order a selection from the past week:
- Major bank-led digital cash settlement project gets delayed (Fnality)
- Payments in a digital world (Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, speech)
- Preparing Europe Payments for the digital currency age (François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Bank of France, speech)
- A new enterprise blockchain features private real-life identities, but not without controversy
- Starbucks’ deployment of a blockchain network may show restaurants the way to future revenue growth
- ‘Exclusive mining’ could have negative implications for the Blockchain industry, say experts
- There’s very little evidence for blockchain, it turns out
- Privacy, blockchain and the Internet of Things – can we keep control of our own identities?
- Bank of France: stablecoins could impact EU financial sovereignty ‘for decades’
- How Bitcoin met the real world in Africa
- House Energy and Commerce greenlights bill to explore AI, blockchain use for consumer safety
- Bangladesh to get its first blockchain remittance service.