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Airlines are testing a new COVID-19 digital health pass so passengers can easily prove they’ve tested negative for coronavirus



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  • Beginning this week, travelers on select airlines can download the CommonPass, which is a digital certificate passengers can use in order to prove that they’ve tested negative for the coronavirus.
  • The CommonPass is backed by The World Economic Forum and can be download to your phone.
  • The pilot program at the airlines begin as the coronavirus pandemic has led to a decrease in demand for flights, and over 32,000 US airline workers are in the process of getting furloughed.
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The airline industry is testing a new digital health pass that could remove some of the headaches associated with traveling amid a pandemic.

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Beginning this week, travelers on select airlines can download the CommonPass, a digital certificate that passengers can use in order to prove that they’ve tested negative for the coronavirus, the Financial Times

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Irish Cabinet to Pass New Crypto Laws to Tackle Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

The cryptocurrency scene in Ireland will be stricter in days to come if the country adopts new laws to streamline business operations of digital asset entities to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. 

The Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Amendment Bill 2020

With the backing of the cabinet, the Irish Justice Minister, Helen McEntee will publish the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Amendment Bill 2020 that also gives effect to the provisions of the fifth EU Money Laundering Directive, reports the Irish Examiner on Aug 10.

If the bill becomes law, new designated bodies like virtual currency and wallet providers will be drawn into the existing legislation. Additional provisions will also stop the country’s regulated banks and financial institutions from creating anonymous safety deposit-boxes.

Digital assets are distributed and decentralized meaning existing laws can’t sufficiently curb their operations. This requires regulators to work closely with policymakers to formulate laws to

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As India’s Coronavirus Cases Pass 1M, Here’s How Top Companies Zee Entertainment & Yoodlee Films Are Keeping Business Going

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India crossed one million today, meaning the country now has the third highest infection rate in the world behind only Brazil and the U.S.. That compounded news earlier this week that Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, and his family, had tested positive for the virus and were being admitted to hospital for treatment.

The headlines paint a depressing picture but the country’s film and TV executives remain optimistic that its gargantuan screen industry will evolve, adapt and overcome the challenges in front of it. Deadline has tracked the situation in the country over the past weeks through interviews with high-profile film professionals including Boney Kapoor, Vikram Malhotra, Abhishek Bachchan and Siddharth Roy Kapur, all of whom have been soldiering on despite the near-complete production shutdown and ongoing cinema closures.

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