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Huge Chinese Retailer Launches Open Blockchain Platform

One of China’s largest retailers, JD.com, is launching a blockchain platform. The idea behind the JD Blockchain Open Platform is to allow the company’s enterprise customers to develop their own applications based on the innovative…
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Chinese Influencers Call for Blockchain to Solve Food and Drug Safety Problem

As the Chinese population experience a food and drug safety crisis, with the latest scandal being a fraudulent rabies vaccine for babies, leading technology experts are confident that the blockchain could solve problems related to lack of transparency…
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China to Lead International Standardization Research Group for IoT, Blockchain Tech

China will lead an international research group on the standardization of the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology, local news outlet Science and Technology Daily reports July 18. The joint technical committee of the International…
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China Sees 454% Increase in Companies with ‘Blockchain’ in Name

Today’s $1,000 bitcoin price rally aside, the cryptocurrency market might be enduring a bear cycle triggered by vanishing consumer interest, but blockchain, it seems, is still big business — particularly in China. Citing government data…
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Crypto to Expand Mobile Payments to Rural Networks Without State Control

China, which is on its way to becoming a cashless society, highlights how cryptocurrencies could be used for all global payments. However, the overreaching control of the Chinese state shows why cryptocurrencies are needed to maintain the financial…