Electronic signature company DocuSign said it built and released an integration with the Ethereum blockchain for customers’ system of agreement. It gives people using DocuSign another way to verify the details of a document. The integration uses a one-way cryptographic hash, according to , which helps boost security and privacy and ensures the documents’ contents are not shared publicly.
Edward Hopper, Chop Suey, oil on canvas, Painted in 1929Auction house Christie’s said it will start registering art transactions on a blockchain through a pilot partnership with digital art registry company Artory. Each piece of art that Christie’s sells from the An American Place: The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection this November will come with an encrypted certificate of sale for the winning bidder.
The world’s four largest agriculture companies — Archer Daniels Midland Co., Bunge Ltd, Cargill Inc., and Louis Dreyfus Co. — said they will use blockchain and artificial intelligence for international grain trading. The goal is to increase the transparency and efficiency of international commodities trading while reducing costs, according to Reuters
Japan’s Financial Services Agency gave cryptocurrency companies in the country the go-ahead to self-regulate. The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association can set consumer protections and enforce rules if there are any violations. Japan has similar regulatory bodies for sectors like securities brokerages, according to Reuters.
The amount raised through initial coin offerings in 2018 has already reached $12 billion, per a new report by Autonomous NEXT, an independent research provider on the fintech industry. That’s compared with $7 billion for all of 2017. Additionally, more than 300 crypto funds have also launched, Autonomous NEXT said, and those funds control some $7.5 — $10 billion in assets.
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