Crypto News Recap: Starbucks Brews Blockchain-Based Supply Chain

Published September 14th, 2020 - 06:10 GMT
Crypto Weekly Recap: Starbucks Brews Blockchain-Based Supply Chain
Starbucks wants to boost its customer’s experience by using blockchain to trace down coffee from beans to cup! (Shutterstock)
Highlights
Here are the markets highlights for the week

Last week, Bitcoin started a bullish phase, as traders managed to break above $10,200 resistance. According to crypto analyst Farmer Bluntz, the formation of an ascending triangle could bring Bitcoin's price to highs above $11,500. 

 Source: coinmarketcap.com

Gemini Exchange to Accept Deposits in PAX Gold
American Crypto exchange Gemini announced it will start accepting deposits in PAX Gold, PAX Gold (PAXG), Amp (AMP), and Compound (COMP) from September 15.

Tyler Winklevoss, Gemini co-founder, announced the news on twitter:

Pax Gold, which is the world’s first token issued directly by a regulated Trust company and fully collateralized 1:1 with USD in reserve bank accounts now is available on multiple exchanges as Binance announced the listing of the Defi coin earlier last month:

Starbucks Deploy Blockchain Network to Trace Coffee Bean Production
The famous American multinational chain of coffeehouses and roastery, Starbucks, wants to boost its customer’s experience by using blockchain to trace down coffee from beans to cup!
 This new network, which will be launched with the help of Microsoft corp, is a game changer in the food service and retail industries.
A Malaysian Firm Develops a Blockchain-based App for Islamic Charities

IBF Net, a Malaysia company is working on developing a new blockchain-powered app for Islamic charity payments; zakat, sadaqah, cash waqf.

According to the press release on the company’s website, the ecosystem will use Tezos platform to facilitate recurring and automated micro-payments.

Mohammed Alim, CEO, IBF Net says: “Given that the donors motivated by a specific cause may like to observe the impact of their donation or see the project cross-specific milestones in terms of output and outcome, there is need for an enhanced framework that permits multiple micropayments efficiently under a single precommitment”.

Renault Tests its New Blockchain Platform for Vehicle Parts Compliance

Groupe Renault is now testing its brand new blockchain-powered platform,  XCEED (eXtended Compliance End-to-End Distributed), to certify the compliance of vehicle parts. 

According to the announcement, the blockchain is ‘used to create a trusted network for sharing compliance information between parts manufacturers and vehicle manufacturers. The decentralised nature of blockchain technology means each party maintains data control and confidentiality, without compromising its integrity, while simultaneously increasing security and confidentiality.’

Crypto Market Cap:

 Source: coinmarketcap.com

Events to Keep An Eye On:

Block Sec 2020  Sep 17, 2020 - Sep 17, 2020 (Georgia, United States)

European Blockchain Convention Virtual Edition Sep 21, 2020 - Sep 22, 2020 (Virtual)


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