It looks like another heavy hitter has adopted blockchain. According to Toshi Times, IBM has signed a $740 million deal with Australia involving blockchain and AI tech.
“IBM’s Asia Pacific head Harriett Green spoke on Bloomberg commending Australia on their intelligent deal with IBM. She highlighted that this will rank Australia amongst ‘the top three digital governments in the world.’”
As noted in the Toshi Times posting, “The government is also going pro blockchain with the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) ensuring a budget of $530,000 was set aside for Blockchain research.”