Summary: Binance acquired Coinmarketcap; OKCoin announced the acquisition of a Japanese exchange license; Mentougou liquidation compensation plan was postponed; Xiong'an Blockchain Lab was officially listed; China Mutual Gold Association warned of the risk of speculation in overseas virtual currency trading platforms. 10 listed companies disclose blockchain-related businesses or plans.
According to PANews statistics, there were 3 acquisitions of project financing in the blockchain field announced last week, with a total financing amount of about 21.98 million US dollars (excluding projects that have not disclosed specific investment and financing amounts), involving R & D, DeFi and market data.
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1. Former CFTC Chairman: The epidemic crisis highlights the digital dollar but it is not the best time to launch it
On March 30, Christopher Giancarlo, the former chairman of the US Commodity Futures Commission (CFTC), said that the current crisis in the new coronary pneumonia epidemic highlighted the use case of "digital dollar". The digital dollar that was born to escape the crisis may have unexpected consequences. Christopher Giancarlo said that the United States must move forward seriously and wisely, and promote pilot programs to explore the use of digital dollars, including how to use it in a crisis. But at the same time Christopher Giancarlo emphasized that trying to launch such a large project in a crisis requires great care, and the current may not be the best time to launch a digital dollar. (Finance Magnates)
2. The experiment of collecting digital currency by the French central bank
On March 27, the French central bank (Banque de France) released a call for proposals for the CBDC "experimental" application. These projects will help the BNP Paribas understand the risks and mechanisms of CBDC and will also help the Eurozone to engage in a dialogue on digital cash. The experiment is divided into three stages, and will guide these projects on all aspects of CBDC issuance, including designing digital currency, analyzing its impact, and ultimately executing operations. Applicants must be "established" in the European Union, and the French Central Bank will select up to 10 candidates on July 10. The project outlined in the document shows that the French central bank may not issue CBDC at the end.
3. Brazilian financial regulator launches information sharing blockchain platform
On April 3, the Brazilian financial regulator launched an information sharing blockchain platform called PIER on Wednesday, which will obtain data from three of Brazil's four major financial institutions, including the Private Insurance Supervisory Authority (SUSEP) and the Central Bank (BCB) And the Securities Regulatory Authority (CVM). Social security regulator PREVIC also plans to join. According to reports, the platform's uses include background checks on political appointees.
4. Central Bank: Strengthen the top-level design and unswervingly advance the research and development of legal digital currency
On April 4, the People ’s Bank of China held a 2020 national telecom conference on currency, gold, silver and security work in Beijing. The meeting called for strengthening the top-level design, unswervingly advancing the research and development of legal digital currency, systematically advancing the reform of the cash issuance and return system, and accelerating the promotion of banknote processing business, issuance of warehouse guards, and issuance of funds.
5. China Mutual Gold Association reminds you to participate in the risk of speculation in overseas virtual currency trading platforms
The China Internet Finance Association issued an article "Reminders on the Risk of Participating in Speculation on Foreign Virtual Currency Trading Platforms" today, solemnly reminding that all institutions and individuals should strictly abide by national laws and regulatory regulations and not participate in virtual currency trading activities and related speculations. Member institutions should also abide by industry self-discipline requirements, proactively resist illegal financial activities, and not provide them with convenience. Consumers should take the initiative to enhance their awareness of risk prevention and self-protection, and do not blindly follow the speculative activities involved. If any institution is found to be involved in such illegal financial activities, report it to the relevant regulatory authorities or the China Internet Finance Association in a timely manner. Anyone who commits a crime shall report the case to the public security organ in a timely manner.
6. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued a notice: For the cutting-edge technologies such as blockchain, a batch of new information consumption demonstration projects were selected
The General Office of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the "Notice on Organizing and Carrying Out the Application of New Information Consumption Demonstration Projects in 2020" on April 3. The notice said that focusing on life information consumption, public service information consumption, industry information consumption, new information product consumption, information consumption support platform and other directions, facing 5G, artificial intelligence, blockchain and other cutting-edge technologies, from improving product service supply Accelerate model innovation and optimize the consumption environment, select a batch of new information consumption demonstration projects, summarize and form replicable and expandable experience, and accelerate the expansion and upgrade of information consumption.
7. State Post Bureau: Accelerate the deep integration of blockchain and other manufacturing supply chains
The State Post Bureau issued the "Opinions on Promoting the Deep Integration and Development of the Express Delivery Industry and the Manufacturing Industry" to accelerate the deep integration of 5G, big data, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things and the manufacturing supply chain.
1. Mentougou liquidation compensation plan submission time will be postponed to July 1
The Mentougou MT.Gox trading platform liquidation compensation plan originally planned to be submitted on March 31 was postponed again, and the latest submission time was July 1, 2020, with a three-month extension. According to previous reports, Mentougou MT.Gox issued an encrypted document at the creditors' meeting on March 25. The content shows that if creditors want to deliver their claims in an encrypted manner, BTC and BCH will be preferentially allocated. Other cryptocurrencies such as BSV will be sold.
2. Beijing launched a blockchain-based supply chain debt and debt confirmation financing platform
On April 4th, the reporter learned from Beijing Financial Holding Group that relying on the Beijing Small and Micro Financial Services Platform, Beijing Financial Holding cooperated with intra-group funds, guarantees, disposal of non-performing assets, and financial resources such as non-group banks, insurance, and venture capital. The micro-enterprise's financing "first aid" has created good conditions for them to accelerate the resumption of production and production. In response to the increasingly serious problems of untimely repayments and increased capital expenditures of small and medium-sized enterprises during the epidemic period, in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government, Beijing Financial Control, Haidian District Government, Weixin Research Institute, etc. quickly launched blockchain-based Beijing The city's supply chain debt and debt confirmation financing platform. (Beijing Daily)
3. Xiong'an Blockchain Lab was officially unveiled on March 31
On March 31, the Xiong'an Blockchain Lab was officially inaugurated, signifying that the blockchain innovation practice of the Xiong'an New District has entered the stage of organization and scale. According to reports, Xiong'an Blockchain Laboratory is a comprehensive technology innovation service platform, with the goal of creating an open innovation base and exploring new laboratory economic models, focusing on technological innovation, evaluation and certification, standard research, policy consulting, and ecological collaboration We will build corresponding capabilities in three aspects, and adopt three modes of operation: talent inbound, institution inbound, and project inbound to provide quality services to governments, enterprises, and other institutions. (Released by Xiong'an)
4. Director of Nanjing Information Center: Using blockchain to make the whole process of consumer voucher supervision
Recently, Nanjing City announced the issuance of 318 million yuan of consumer coupons, through the combination of government guidance and merchant promotions, to promote a comprehensive recovery of the service industry. Regarding the rules on coupons, Nanjing has formulated a detailed and precise plan. Weng Xiaoyong, a member of the party group of Nanjing Big Data Administration and director of Nanjing Information Center, said: "We use blockchain technology to implement the entire process of supervision from the issuance of consumer coupons to the redemption of consumption, and the entire process of every consumption can be traced back. To ensure fair distribution and ease of use. "(Economic Daily)
5. Binance is about to launch a mining pool business, close contact with miners to mine potential customers
BinancePool, a Binance mining pool, has hired former employees of Bitmain to provide Bitcoin mining pool services. According to CoinDesk, the head of Sigmapool mining pool Jakhon Khabilov said that in order to promote the upcoming new service, Binance mining pool has been in contact with some Chinese miners and provided generous referral bonuses to potential customers. Binance is not the only exchange that has launched a mining pool. Previously, OKEx and Huobi launched their own mining pools in August 2019 and September 2019, respectively. The block rewards of the pool are all in the top ten.
6. OKCoin announced to obtain the license of the Japanese Exchange
On March 30, Ouke Group announced that its subsidiary OKCoin Japan successfully passed the approval of the Japan Financial Services Agency and won the Japanese digital currency exchange license. At this point, OKCoin has become a digital currency exchange certified by the Japan Financial Services Agency through independent application. It is reported that OKCoin Japan, as a compliant exchange regulated by the Japanese Ministry of Finance and has a Japanese fiat currency channel, will provide services to individuals or registered companies living in Japan in the future. The first batch of five fiat currencies including BTC, BCH, and ETH are listed in the Japanese Yen fiat and currency transactions.
7. The judge rejected Telegram's request to issue Gram tokens to non-US investors
On April 1, Federal District Judge P. Kevin Castel of the Southern District of New York stated that Telegram claimed that it could issue tokens to investors and ensure that the tokens would not enter the hands of US investors. This statement is not convincing. The judge rejected Telegram's request for clarification of the preliminary injunction prohibiting Gram from issuing.
8.V God proposes to improve Ethereum privacy plan to achieve address hiding
On April 1, Ethereum founder V Shen tweeted that the next step in improving Ethereum privacy (in addition to ongoing tornado improvements, cash and similar things): some simple, easy-to-use, privacy-like addresses s plan. That is, the token is sent to an address with the name of ENS (Ethereum Domain Name System), and it is not announced to the specific who got the coin.
9. Venezuela announced the allocation of 1 petroleum coin for each doctor in the country
On April 3, the Venezuelan government announced that it would allocate 1 petrol coin (Petro) to each doctor actively working in the country. The airdrop will be completed through the Patria system.
10. Dapper Labs won the patent for Brazilian collectible tokens and is collaborating with the NBA to launch digital collectibles
On April 3, CryptoKitties development team Dapper Labs has obtained a patent for a collectible token in Brazil. Patent information shows that Dapper Labs is working with the NBA to use blockchain technology in the field of digital collectibles. Through this patent, Dapper Labs now has the right to use the NBA brand to launch digital collectibles in Brazil. Collection themes may involve NBA players, game photos, highlights and other content.
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11. A total of 35 foreign-funded companies applying for blockchain patents in China, including Microsoft
As of the end of the first quarter of 2020, a total of 35 foreign companies have applied for blockchain-related patents in China, with a total number of 212. Global giants such as Mastercard, Sony, Panasonic, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle and others are among the list. 35 foreign capitals, 13 US capitals accounted for 37%. Secondly, 8 Japanese companies accounted for 23%; 3 Korean companies accounted for 8%, and 3 German companies accounted for 8%. (Inter-chain pulse)
12. General Motors applied for a patent for navigation maps based on blockchain
According to Cointelegraph, General Motors (GM) has applied for a patent for its navigation map system. The system will use blockchain to integrate data from vehicle sensors and provide reliable map navigation for autonomous vehicles. GM ’s solution is to distribute the map maintenance process to many vehicles that will collect data about the surrounding environment through sensors while driving. The difference detector compares real-time data with existing maps. Any updates will be transferred to the blockchain network that holds all the map data.
If other vehicles report a similar update, the update will be verified. The patent indicates that the network will be maintained by vehicles and mining nodes located in the data center. The system may have been developed for GM's "Super Cruise" function, which can provide a semi-autonomous driving experience on certain luxury models. Unlike Tesla, this system relies heavily on navigation maps, which is why it can only be used on "supported" roads.
13. Jingdong blockchain anti-counterfeiting traceability platform has access to more than 800 brands and more than 70,000 products
On March 31, the "2020 Blockchain Traceability Service Innovation and Application Report" jointly released by CEIBS-Pros and JD.com showed that after tracing and discovering the performance of 4 categories of products on JD Mall, the brand adopted the blockchain anti-counterfeiting traceability After the service, product sales, repurchase rate, visits, etc. have increased to varying degrees, including nutrition and health products sales and visits increased by about 30%, repurchase rate increased by 44.8%, and the return rate decreased by 4.5%. As of the end of 2019, there were more than 800 partner brands on the anti-counterfeiting traceability platform of JD.com, more than 70,000 commodities, more than 6.5 million after-sales user visits and inquiries, and more than 1.3 billion traceability data fell into the chain. (Science and Technology Board Daily)
14. CCB successfully handled the cross-border transfer business of the domestic trade financing asset blockchain in the Lingang New Area
On March 31, the Shanghai headquarters of the People's Bank of China issued the "Guidelines for the Operation of Domestic Trade Financing Assets Transfer Business in the Lingang New Area of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (Trial)" ("Scheme"). Construction Bank Shanghai Branch was launched as soon as the New Deal was released, and linked with CCB Malay Branch, using the capital advantage of Malay Labuan offshore finance, through the bank's blockchain trade finance platform, it has successfully become a high-quality enterprise in the Lingang New Area Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. handled the first cross-border transfer of domestic letter of credit Forfaiting Blockchain.
15. The Shanghai court initiated the reform of court records and explored for the first time the blockchain and other data storage technologies
On the afternoon of March 30, the Shanghai Higher People's Court convened a video conference to start the trial reform of court records. It is reported that the pilot will start from April 1, 2020 for a period of 6 months. Ten first courts including Shanghai No. 1 Intermediate Court, Second Intermediate Court, Third Intermediate Court, Financial Court, Xuhui Court and Fengxian Court are the first batch of pilots. It is reported that this reform also explores the data storage technology such as blockchain and time superposition for the first time. It uses the court trial system and the court trial phonetic conversion system to automatically store the relevant procedures and evidence of the court trial, and automatically generates the "trial record audio and video file metadata record table". Finally, the relevant litigation participants signed and filed.
16. Bank of Ningbo became the first bank to directly connect to the national cross-border financial blockchain platform
On April 2nd, on March 26th, Bank of Ningbo, as the first bank in the country, successfully connected directly to the national cross-border financial blockchain platform, and the financing of domestic export enterprises was fully accelerated. As of March 31, over 5,000 export financings have been processed through the platform, with a loan amount equivalent to US $ 560 million, serving nearly 460 enterprises.
1. Kelan Software: The company's main business is to provide research and development services for blockchain and other financial technology products
In response to investor questions, Kelan Software (300663.SZ) stated that the new infrastructure is essentially an infrastructure for digitizing information. The company ’s main business is the development of financial technology products such as Internet financial software products, database products, and blockchain products. And services, I also hope to contribute to the new infrastructure.
2. BC Technology Group Announces Annual Results Digital Asset and Blockchain Revenue Increased by 736.9%
BC Technology Group (00863.HK) announced its 2019 annual results. The company's revenue was 165 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 13.6%. The increase in revenue was driven by the better-than-expected performance of the digital asset business that began in August 2018. The digital asset and blockchain platform business started in August 2018 and increased substantially during the year, becoming the Group's largest source of business income and revenue.
3. China Information: First to launch digital currency and other products in the market
On March 30, China Information (000555.SZ) released its 2019 annual performance report. During the reporting period, based on BSN's only domestic alliance chain bottom platform, independently developed blockchain platform-level solution Sm @ rtGAS, took the lead in launching supply chain finance, digital currency, digital wallet, blockchain invoice, and reconciliation settlement in the market , Prepaid cards, points exchange and other series of products, and explore the application and practice of cross-border exchange, agricultural land rights confirmation, agricultural traceability and other scenarios. (Securities Times)
4. Sifang Jingchuang: Distributed architecture and blockchain accounted for 64.71% of the annual R & D investment in 2019
Sifang Jingchuang (300468) recently released its 2019 annual report. The announcement showed that in 2019, the company increased its efforts to develop distributed architecture microservice platforms and blockchain technologies, accounting for 64.71% of the annual R & D investment.
5. Chenxin Technology: The company's main business including blockchain business is currently operating normally
Chenxin Technology (002447) stated on the interactive platform that the company's main business is currently Internet gaming business, e-sports business and blockchain business. The company's current business operations are normal.
6. Bank of China: has submitted a total of 37 blockchain technology patents
Bank of China (601988) responded to investor questions on the interactive platform and stated that as of the end of November 2019, the business applications of Bank of China's blockchain technology are mainly concentrated in cross-border remittances, trade settlement, electronic wallets, digital bills, and collateral estimates In the fields of value, public welfare and poverty alleviation, and digital security, 37 patents have been submitted to the State Intellectual Property Office.
7. Zheshang Bank: 1 blockchain patent has been authorized and blockchain application does not involve digital currency
Zheshang Bank (601916.SH) said in response to investors ’questions on the Shanghai Stock Exchange-E Interactive that Zheshang Bank had launched a blockchain-based technology application in 2016, and began in 2017 in supply chain finance and other fields. Promotion and application. The blockchain application of Zheshang Bank does not involve digital currency.
8. Hanwei Technology: The company's shareholding in Zhongdun Yunan blockchain business is developing well
Hanwei Technology (300007.SZ) responded to the user's question on the Dongmi platform and stated that Zhongdun Yunan is an information security company in which the company shares. The blockchain business is developing well. Currently, the overall performance contribution is still relatively small, but the district The future application scenarios of blockchain technology are huge.
9. Donggang shares: the company's blockchain technology can be applied to electronic consumer coupons
In response to investor questions, Donggang said that blockchain technology can be applied to electronic consumer coupons. Donggang Ruihong is currently in the process of research and development in this area, but it has not yet been actually used, and there is uncertainty about whether the project can be implemented in the future. Sex.
10. Hongbo shares: the first batch of instant lottery products in cooperation with Jinxiang is under design
In response to investors ’questions, Hongbo (002229) stated that at present, according to the cooperation agreement (immediate lottery agreement with Jinxiang), the cooperation between the company and Jinxiang includes blockchain lottery technical services and Instant lottery products and services, cooperation are long-term cooperation.
1. Shuqin Technology announced the completion of tens of millions of yuan in PreA round of financing
Recently, Fang Shun Technology, the initiator of the SimpleChain technology community, announced the completion of tens of millions of PreA rounds of financing, with a cumulative financing of more than 100 million yuan. This round of financing was led by the Koala Fund, and some investors such as Hangzhou Branch of Zhejiang Tsinghua Yangtze River Delta Research Institute and Dingfeng Capital also invested. The financing will be used to accelerate the introduction of blockchain talents, strengthen the research and development capabilities of safe and independent core products and technologies. More commercial applications that combine data circulation, traceability, and industrial parks have landed and formed cross-domain connections, helping the digital economy to “new infrastructure”.
2.Thesis completed a USD 7.7 million financing, intending to introduce BTC to Ethereum DeFi
Thesis, the team behind the privacy protocol layer project Keep Network, has completed a new round of financing of $ 7.7 million. This round of financing is led by Paradigm Capital, with participation from distributed capital and Collaborative Funds. The team plans to launch its tBTC product on April 27.
3. Binance acquires CoinMarketCap
Binance announced the acquisition of the cryptocurrency market data website CoinMarketCap (CMC), but did not announce the specific purchase amount. Earlier, The Block reported that the acquisition amount was US $ 400 million. After the acquisition, CoinMarketCap will continue to operate as an independent entity. BrandMarket Chez, the founder of CoinMarketCap, will step down as CEO and return to his family.