Japanese City to Trial Blockchain Voting System

A Japanese city is turning to blockchain technology to allow residents to vote online in local elections. According to an announcement on Thursday, Tokyo-based blockchain firm LayerX and digital ID solutions provider xID have teamed up to build a “safe and convenient” voting platform for the city of Kaga in Ishikawa Prefecture. The city hopes […]

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ShareRing Brings Its Blockchain Identity Solution to Rakuten Travel Bookers

Blockchain platform ShareRing is integrating with Rakuten Travel Xchange, an online travel booking subsidiary of Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten. The integration will mean Rakuten Travel Xchange customers can opt to use ShareRing’s self-sovereign identity app to access bookings at over 600,000 hotels and 200,000 rentals, according to an announcement Wednesday ShareRing said the blockchain-powered product […]

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