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JD Finance, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, announced on Wednesday that it is planning to issue asset-backed securities (ABSs) on a blockchain. According to a report from the Securities Times, an outlet of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, JD Finance established the project in partnership with Huatai Securities, a brokerage firm that will underwrite the …

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Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has today unveiled a white paper detailing its next big step into the blockchain industry. Drawn up by JD’s blockchain technology and application center, the white paper outlines a variety of verticals that the firm will target with the launch a new blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. JD’s BaaS service will provide blockchain tools …

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Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has announced that it will roll out a blockchain platform to track imports of beef products from an overseas meat exporter. According to an announcement Friday, the e-commerce platform said it has partnered with Australia’s InterAgri to import the supplier’s Angus beef products to Chinese consumers, making the production process traceable …

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JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commerce platforms, is launching an accelerator program to foster the development of blockchain-focused startups. According to an announcement Tuesday, the program, starting in March and dubbed “AI Catapult,” aims to incubate young blockchain firms – helping them scale their applications through integrations with JD.com’s various businesses in China, including e-commerce and …

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The logistics arm of Chinese retail and internet giant JD.com has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). The firm said in an announcement yesterday that JD Logistics joins the alliance with the aim of sharing its knowledge and applications of blockchain technology with other international freight firms, including fellow BiTA members UPS, FedEx, Penske and …

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Retail giants Walmart and JD.com are among several companies backing a new blockchain effort in China focused on food safety and traceability. Along with Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies and IBM, the four parties have created the Blockchain Food Safety Alliance, which will seek to connect businesses along the food supply chain within the …

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