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1,500 blockchain enthusiasts descended on San Francisco on Friday, and it was total chaos

Attendees waiting in line at the Blockchain Connect Conference in San Francisco Near the entrance to the Palace of Fine Arts, a woman was handing...

Report Suggests Global Spending on Blockchain Tech Could Reach $9.2 Billion by 2021

Blockchain technology can revolutionize the way in which businesses provide services to both consumers and to other organizations. From building digital trust over a...

Beverages Gone Blockchain Announce New CEO And Spinoff After Second Nasdaq Delist Notice

After Nasdaq gave a delist notice Friday, Feb. 16 to Long Blockchain Corp. for low market capitalization, the company, previously a soft drinks brand, has decided to make a...

Banks Successfully Transact $30.48 Million in Securities Using Blockchain Technology

Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN.S) and ING Groep NV (INGA.AS) have officially completed a blockchain-powered securities lending transaction of $30.48 million — illustrating the...

First Results of Sierra Leone’s Blockchain Vote Are In

Blockchain startup Agora has published what appears to be the earliest results for the hotly contested Sierra Leone election, the first presidential vote tracked...

IT Giant Fujitsu Unveils European Blockchain Innovation Center

Japanese multinational Fujitsu, one of the world's largest IT services companies, has launched a Brussels-based Blockchain Innovation Center. The company announced the initiative on Wednesday, noting that...

Seoul Mayor Aims To Launch Capital’s Own Crypto, Establish Better Environment For Blockchain Startups

Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul, has declared his intentions to launch South Koreancapital’s own cryptocurrency and create a better environment for the development of Blockchain and digital currency...

Why the Time Is Right for the First Blockchain Governor

I'm running for governor. And I believe in the blockchain. Those are two sentences that you've probably never seen together. And that is a big...

250 Corporates Join ICICI Bank Blockchain Test

Banking giant ICICI is moving ahead with a previously revealed blockchain trade finance initiative. Announced Tuesday, the India-based company has enlisted more than 250 corporates...

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...

Williams Martini Racing First F1 Team to Adopt Blockchain Tech

Williams Martini Racing, one of the world’s leading Formula One teams, is known for its relentless innovation, and the motorsport team relies heavily on...

Bahrain Hopes to Cut Vehicle Data Storage Costs Using Blockchain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is eyeing the adoption blockchain technology in bid to cut the cost of maintaining the country's vehicle registration data. Bahrain's General...

Ohio Could Become Next US State to Legally Recognize Blockchain Data

Ohio may become the latest U.S. state to legally recognize smart contracts and records stored on a blockchain, according to a newly proposed law. Senate...

Vermont Governor Signs Bill Clearing Way for Blockchain Companies

Vermont's governor has signed a bill allowing for the creation of so-called "blockchain-based limited liability companies," public records show. CoinDesk reported in January that state...

“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...

Bank of England to Rebuild Settlement System to Interface with Blockchain Platforms

The Bank of England is planning to rebuild its Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system so that it can interface with private business and platforms using distributed...

Hyperledger Exec: Early Blockchain Projects Will Hardly Be Noticeable to Consumers

Brian Behlendorf, executive director of the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project, said that early blockchain projects will hardly be noticeable to most consumers, TechCrunch reported July 6. Speaking at...

South Korea Plans Tax Perks for Blockchain Startups

The South Korean government has announced a plan to revise the current tax rules to widen benefits for companies that focus on the development...

CFTC Chair Says Regulator Is ‘Behind’ on Blockchain

The head of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) told Congress on Wednesday that the agency is "falling behind" on the subject of...

China: University IT Research Institute Partners to Form Blockchain Research Center

The Research Institute of Information Technology (RIIT) of Tsinghua University (THU) has partnered with a subsidiary of China’s institutional financial firm to establish a blockchain...

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