Category: Transparency

State digital currency to get more trust than crypto, says Russian ex-PM

State digital currency to get more trust than crypto, says Russian ex-PM

Former Russian Prime Minister and President Dmitry Medvedev believes that it is time to recognize the importance of crypto and CBDCs. 4250 Total views 10 Total shares Trust in state-backed digital currencies will be “immeasurably higher” than trust in public cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Russian former Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev argued. Medvedev, the incumbent deputy […]

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Top mining, metals firms test blockchain to trace cobalt for electric cars

Top mining, metals firms test blockchain to trace cobalt for electric cars

Miners Glencore, CMOC and Eurasian Resources Group, together with battery material supplier Umicore, are looking for ways to ensure the cobalt used for electric vehicles is traceable. 5164 Total views 12 Total shares Establishing responsible cobalt sourcing practices has become a major focus of attention for human rights groups, environmental researchers and others in recent […]

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UN drugs and crime wing advises Kenya to use blockchain against corruption

UN drugs and crime wing advises Kenya to use blockchain against corruption

Blockchain can reportedly return billions of dollars back to Kenya’s budget. 3616 Total views 43 Total shares Blockchain technology can help countries like Kenya from losing billions of dollars to corruption, according to an official at the United Nations’ drugs and crime agency. David Robinson, the regional anti-corruption advisor at the UN’s Office on Drugs […]

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Siemens-backed blockchain energy platform showcases in Germany

Siemens-backed blockchain energy platform showcases in Germany

The German state-funded energy project uses DLT to enable transparent market transactions. 3416 Total views 7 Total shares A blockchain-based energy trading platform backed by German tech giant Siemens is being publicly demonstrated in a Bavarian municipality today. The so-called “Pebbles” project — short for “peer-to-peer energy trading based on blockchains” — is holding a […]

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