The Commonwealth Bank of Australia announced today that the two-year ‘bond-i’ bond, which is based on blockchain-style distributed ledger technology, had raised $110 million for CBA’s client, the World Bank.
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The World Bank has chosen the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) to be the sole arranger of the first bond globally “to be created, allocated, transferred and managed using blockchain technology.”
NASA, with an eye toward Earth-based projects, is calling on software and hardware developers to create new technologies for addressing issues around coastal flooding.
The monsoonal flooding in Thailand that closed down a dozen or more hard drive manufacturing and supply plants will mean millions of fewer PC shipments in the first quarter of 2012.