‘Project Inthanon’: Thailand Will Trial Central Bank Digital Currency

Thailand’s central bank chief has confirmed research into a number of blockchain applications in banking including Project Inthanon involving a central bank digital currency used for interbank settlements. In a speech [PDF] centered on Thailand’s economy at a financial summit in Singapore on Tuesday, Bank of Thailand (BoT) governor Veerathai Santiprabhob revealed a broad effort The post ‘Project Inthanon’: Thailand Will Trial Central Bank Digital Currency appeared first on CCN

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Cathay Pacific Launches Blockchain Rewards Program for Flyers

Hong Kong flag carrier and airline giant Cathay Pacific joins a growing list of airline operators exploring applications of blockchain technology. In launching its first application of blockchain technology, the Cathay Pacific Group will issue air miles to customers over a single distributed ledger that will enable customers, the airlines’ partners and the airline manage member The post Cathay Pacific Launches Blockchain Rewards Program for Flyers appeared first on CCN

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West Virginia Becomes First state to Implement Blockchain Mobile Voting Solution

West Virginia is testing a secure military mobile voting solution for military service members who can’t vote in person.  It will become the first such state to test mobile voting by blockchain in a federal election . Secretary of State Mac Warner has declared the launch of a secure military mobile voting solution for the The post West Virginia Becomes First state to Implement Blockchain Mobile Voting Solution appeared first on CCN

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