Australian Bank Utilizes Ethereum for Cross-Border Shipments

Australian Bank Utilizes Ethereum for Cross-Border Shipments

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A 17-ton, cross-border container of almonds was successfully transported from Australia to Germany utilizing the Ethereum blockchain, in a collaborative move between Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and five logistics organizations. Augmenting Shipping Systems The development represented one of the first instances of a state-backed shipment facilitating using blockchain technology. Apart from the growing technology,…

IBM Secures $740 Mln Deal to Upgrade Australian Gov’t Data Security with Blockchain

IBM Secures $740 Mln Deal to Upgrade Australian Gov’t Data Security with Blockchain

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Blockchain integration grows more prolific, as companies, educational institutes, and governments realize its solutions to various inefficiencies. IBM signed an A$1 billion (~$740 million) deal with the Australian government to upgrade data security systems using blockchain technology. Estimated $100 Mln In Savings Over Five Years International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) signed a five-year contract to…

Australia Cracks Down on Misleading and Deceptive Initial Coin Offerings

Australia Cracks Down on Misleading and Deceptive Initial Coin Offerings

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Australia’s financial regulator is cracking down on deceptive and misleading initial coin offerings (ICOs), citing “a serious breach of the Australian law.” As a result of the regulator’s inquiries, some issuers have halted their token sales or are modifying their structures. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space ASIC Takes Action Against ICOs…