Overstock CEO Electrifies at Investment Bank Oppenheimer's Blockchain Event

Overstock CEO Electrifies at Investment Bank Oppenheimer’s Blockchain Event

“Warning! This is all risky, it may all fail.” That was how Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock, concluded his keynote...

Belgium Contributes To World Food Programme Blockchain Project

The government of Belgium is making a contribution of €2 mln to promote a Blockchain project by the World Food Programme (WFP), the WFP announced April 19. The contribution...

Cobinhood Execs Raise $20 Million for 1 Million Tx/S Blockchain Project

The founders of cryptocurrency exchange Cobinhood are commissioning the development of a new blockchain capable of processing 1 million transactions per second, a massive undertaking given...

Don’t HODL, BUIDL: How Blockchain Tech Will Add Value in 2018

I have come to trust Vitalik Buterin to ask the most important questions in blockchain. The ethereum founder did that again last month when he asked in...

Blockchain Asset Registries: Entering the Slope of Enlightenment

Improving access to productive finance in Latin America and the Caribbean is the bottom line of our work. The reason is simple: access to finance...

“You Can’t Ban Blockchain. It’s Math”: a Talk with Jimmy Wales

‘Jimmy Wales is good at failure.’ Who would think that? Apparently, Jimmy would, as this is the message he was spreading during his speech...

3 Ways Blockchain Is Already Delivering on the Hype

In Monty Python's "Life of Brian," there's a famous scene in which John Cleese's character is stirring up a group against the Romans. He's trying to get...

Goodbye Bugs? How Formal Verification Could Fortify Smart Contracts

As a way to eliminate bugs in high-risk code, a style of software programming known as formal verification is making its way into the...

Korea’s Largest Power Provider to Use Blockchain for Eco-Friendly Micro Grid

Korea’s largest power provider KEPCO says it will use blockchain and other innovative energy solutions to develop its next-generation micro grid (MG), according to an official press release Nov. 19. KEPCO...

Google’s Elite Form a Blockchain Community

Google and the blockchain haven’t exactly been the best of friends. While Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has emerged as one of the biggest corporate...

IBM Says Blockchain Can Power ‘Open Scientific Research’ in New Patent Filing

A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain. Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the...

Toyota Uses Blockchain Tech to Reduce Fraud in Digital Advertising Campaigns

Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has partnered with blockchain advertising analytics firm Lucidity to cut down on fraud when buying digital ads, according to a press release published Oct. 16. Formerly known as...

JP Morgan’s New DLT Lead: We’re Not Done With Blockchain Innovation

As JP Morgan Chase's new blockchain lead, Christine Moy has big shoes to fill. And a quandary to resolve. Moy took over last month from Amber...

Nokia introduces Sensing as a Service powered by a blockchain for data integrity

Nokia, a global provider of mobile networks, digital health, virtual reality and phones today launched services to solve challenges of urbanization. IoT for Smart...

The World Bank is preparing for the world’s first blockchain bond

The World Bank has mandated Commonwealth Bank of Australia to arrange the world's first blockchain bond. The Kangaroo bond, referring to foreign bonds issued in Australia in...

Alibaba Advances Blockchain Food Fraud Platform to Pilot Phase

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is trialling a blockchain platform for supply chain tracking in bid to prevent food fraud. The new pilot program will use...

Hacks, Scams and Attacks: Blockchain’s Biggest 2017 Disasters

Hard forks? Soft forks? ICOs? Bombarded by no shortage of unfamiliar technical terms in 2017, consumers in the blockchain sector once again proved a ripe...
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DIGMUS Announces Token Sale as it Combats Counterfeiting

...Digmus have consulted with stakeholders and found a system with which they can use to fight counterfeit goods. The system is divided into two...
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Gulf Region’s Burgeoning Renewable Energy Sector Should Leverage Blockchain, Experts Argue

Blockchain can make the infrastructure of new renewable energy markets across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) more secure, resilient and cost-efficient, experts from United...

An African Revolution Being Borne of the Back of Bitcoin and Blockchain

The stereotypical thought of an African revolution, one that breaks the chains of oppression and domination, sparks images of bloody battles of liberation. But...

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Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Independent public charity Fidelity Charitable has received $100 million in cryptocurrency donations, according to its recently published report. In its “2019 Giving Report,” Fidelity Charitable...
Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report. South Korean Blockchain Projects...
SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

The long and uncertain road toward crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs) being approved by the United States Securities and Exchange...
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Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America is seeking to patent a “partitioned” security system for digital currency wallets that gives different users...
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Coinbase Admits Putting 3,500 Traders’ Crypto Funds at Risk

A bug could have lost the users of Coinbase a lot of money, confesses the exchange itself in its...