GMO Internet Group, an international, Tokyo-based group that works in more than ten countries, announced the introduction of a new system that will allow workers to get part of their salary in Bitcoin.
In what was the last meetup of the year for the Blockchain: Hype or Disruption series, the focus was on security, a topic that is becoming more and more urgent as the crypto user-base grows and includes less experienced users.
In August, Walmart, together with IBM and an alliance of other companies, launched another blockchain project to improve food tracking and security worldwide. The addition of another big player of food distribution such JD.com takes now the project on the enormous chinese market.
Last week Spidchain took part in the BNP Paribas International Hackathon final phase and… we won it!
A crowded room awaited for the latest Blockchain Roma Meetup, that has now come to its sixth edition and hasn't lost the enthusiasm and the participation of the first days.
The State Bank of India, the largest Indian bank, decided to use blockchain technology for its Know Your Customer processes.
The fifth encounter of the Blockchain: Hype or Disruption series took place on Friday, October 27th. The series was first launched by Spidchain in May, and since then it has been a monthly recurrence.
On December 18th, SpidChain took part in the Italian semifinal of the BNP Paribas International Hackathon, at LUISS ENLABS’ headquarters in Rome. After winning the previous phase of the competition in June, Spidchain was there to try and win a seat to the final match in Paris.
Last April the Cabinet of Ministers of Malta had approved a National Blockchain Strategy, which was then followed by the launch of a blockchain task force, with the purpose to implement this strategy and put into effect the opportunities offered by blockchain technology.
For the last two editions of the Blockchain Roma meetups we were able to rely on the support of Etoro, who decided to sponsor our events and help us in our mission of spreading knowledge about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.