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Why is everyone in the beauty industry today talking about transparency?

The global cosmetics industry was worth approximately $532 billion in 2020. Putting this in context, this is considerably less than the value of the global fashion industry, which is around $1.5 trillion, but a long way ahead of the global recorded music industry, which last year generated total revenue of just $21 billion. Moreover, recent evidence suggests the cosmetics industry is holding up very well in the current global economic malaise due to the continued fallout from Covid. …


Earlier this summer, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee released two vital documents regarding data management: the Data Security Law (DSL) and a Personal Information Protection Law draft. In combination with the Cybersecurity Law of 2017, these legislations set the legal framework for China’s internet management in the 21st century.

Despite global regulations being infamously slow to adapt to the effects of the internet, nations are converging on an agreed-upon standard for managing data. In 2018, the European Union passed the first comprehensive set of policies in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The law returns control of…


BSN LONG STORY SHORT SERIES #16

In this latest episode of BSN’s Long Story Short Series, we focus on how blockchain technology can help make a better smart city. It will cover the key regulations, risks, and developments from a technological standpoint. Furthermore, the webinar will dive deep into the benefits of blockchain for smart cities, present more blockchain-based smart city cases and the future trend of smart cities. The three distinguished guests for today’s discussion include Mathias Berthelemot (Strategy & Operations APAC of R3), Vincent Y. Wang (Executive President of Wanxiang Blockchain), and David Lee (Professor at Singapore University of Social Sciences). …


The BSN team is dedicated to upgrading existing features, increasing the user experience, and introducing new features. On October 31, 2021, the next quarterly update will be released, with some substantial updates and features in terms of interoperability and framework options. The following is an early preview at this update:

BSN International


BSN LONG STORY SHORT SERIES #14

In this latest episode of the BSN’s Long Story Short Series, we focus on how a balance between security and privacy can be achieved through Zero-Knowledge Proofs (ZKPs). Privacy and data security are important individual rights in today’s data-driven society, therefore finding a means to gain the benefits of the data-driven economy without jeopardizing privacy and security is critical, and ZKPs are one such option. The panelists for today’s debate include Kyle Thomas, the founder and CEO of Baseline Protocol; Robert Viglione, the co-founder and CEO of Horizen Labs; and Yifan He, the founder and CEO of Red Date Technology…


Founded in 2018, ShangChain Technology is a comprehensive service provider focusing on developing digital applications. It provides enterprise blockchain solutions for corporations and governments, including consulting, blockchain platform construction, application development, etc. At the same time, ShangChain is committed to exploring various application scenarios, ranging from supply chain, finance, e-commerce to blockchain preservation. With extensive experience in blockchain technology adoption, ShangChain becomes the president of Fujian Blockchain Association and the official BSN Fujian Portal Operator.

BSN Fujian Portal

Given that China’s provinces are geographically diverse, the BSN Development Association brings forward the idea of the “BSN Provincial Portal” to satisfy…


BSN LONG STORY SHORT SERIES #13

In this latest episode of BSN’s Long St ory Short series, we focus on how blockchain technology can improve decentralized identification protocols. How best to allow for decentralized identification (DID) has been discussed with growing urgency over the past few years, mainly due to the accelerating adoption of decentralized applications. Today’s panel members here to dissect the issue and give us their point of view are: Markus Sabadello, Founder of DanubeTech and Steering Committee Member of the Decentralized Identity Foundation; Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer at Evernym; and Daniel Buchner, Senior PM in Microsoft’s Decentralized Identity Team. …


The BSN team is committed to enhancing existing features, improving user experience, and releasing new functions. Since the commercial launch of BSN on April 25, 2020, five major updates have been completed on the BSN. The latest quarterly updates were completed in the early morning hours of July 31, 2021.

The new features are updated in the User Manual for developers to learn about. Major updates and features are as follows:

BSN International


BSN LONG STORY SHORT SERIES #11

In this episode of BSN’s Long Story Short series, Lucia Gallardo, Founder and CEO of Emerge; Matthew Davie, Chief Strategy Officer at Kiva; and Ric Shreves, Chief Strategy Officer at AID: Tech, discuss how blockchain technology might help the humanitarian sector construct a more resilient future.

Blockchain Technology for the Humanitarian Sector

The blockchain can enhance the humanitarian industry by lowering transaction times and delivering cost savings and transparency of information flows. Various use cases of blockchain technology in this sector include constructing reliable land registries, distributing and tracking relief funding, and ID creation and management in refugee camps. …


Privacy is the next frontier of blockchain technology. With Findora, developers can build privacy-preserving applications that allow the masking of sensitive data (on the public transaction log) such as:

• amount sent

• asset type

Currently, the Findora has released a limited set of APIs to enable developers to experiment with the platform’s privacy-preserving, confidential transfer feature before full smart contract programmability is released in the upcoming months.

Accessing the Findora Network via the BSN

BSN has set up a node on Findora Testnet and Findora Mainnet. With BSN, you can enjoy the benefits of Findora’s network APIs without the…

BSN

The BSN is a cross-cloud, cross-portal, cross-framework global infrastructure network used to deploy and operate all types of blockchain DApps.

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