$35 Million: Sequoia, Baidu Back Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain Project

A group of university professors and researchers including a Turing award winner have raised $35 million for a non-profit foundation that will support the...

Saudi Arabia Completes IBM TradeLens Pilot for Cross-Border Blockchain Trade

Customs authorities in Saudi Arabia have concluded a pilot scheme linking its cross-border trade platform FASAH with IBM and Maersk’s TradeLens blockchain platform. A press release from Dec. 26 reported the pilot’s...
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Chinese Tech Giant Baidu Launches Blockchain OS to Support DApp Development

Chinese search engine and web services company Baidu has launched its Baidu Blockchain Engine (BBE), an operating system designed to facilitate decentralized application (DApp)...
Utah Bill Would Exempt Blockchain Firms from Money Transmitter Act

Utah Bill Would Exempt Blockchain Firms from Money Transmitter Act

A lawmaker from the U.S. state of Utah has introduced a bill that would stop blockchain firms from being...
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Capital One Presents Blockchain Patent for Content Validation

United States bank holding corporation Capital One has won its latest blockchain-related patent, this time incorporating the technology in a content validation system. Documents...
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Technology Is ‘Basically Good Enough’ to Ramp Up Production Blockchains

A Pfizer executive has challenged existing theories about slow rates of blockchain adoption — telling the Consensus conference on May 14 that the technology is...

Anonymous Storage Ledger Aims to Disrupt Online Advertisement Industry

The internet has improved by leaps and bounds since its invention almost 30 years ago. Subsequently, websites have evolved drastically from simple text files...

Banking Giant UBS CEO Says Blockchain Will ‘Reshape’ Banking

Sergio Ermotti, the CEO of Swiss banking giant UBS, told CNBC that he believes Blockchain technology will “likely reshape” the way that banks do business. UBS...

Global Blockchain Technologies Corp. creates crypto mining division

Global Blockchain Technologies Corp., a company that provides investors with access to a basket of holdings within the blockchain space, has announced that its...

Blockchain Advocacy Group Launched in Wyoming

A new blockchain advocacy group headquartered in Wyoming includes a former state governor, the major of its current state capital and the CEO of...

Blockchain’s Future As The Future Of Democracy

Blockchain technology can revolutionize and optimize democracies in ways that will change the fabric of our societies for the better. It seems only a...

Smart Contracts On The Blockchain: Can Businesses Reap The Benefits?

It is becoming difficult for the ordinary person to avoid the crypto and blockchain buzz, and it seems that the chatter around the rollercoaster...

The Conference on Blockchain Technology in Africa

The UN meeting about blockchain in Africa ended in Ethiopia on November 24, 2017. With the aim having been to build on their knowledge of the...

UBS Seeks IP Protection for Smart Contract Blockchain Validation

The world’s largest financial services company is looking into creating more secure computer systems. In a patent application released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last...

Blockchain’s Boom Year: Job Market Grows 200%

The number of blockchain jobs posted in the U.S. this year has seen a dramatic increase, according to data provided to CoinDesk from one...

Blockchain Advocates in Japan and South Korea Are Joining Forces

Two blockchain advocacy groups from Japan and South Korea are combining their efforts in a bid to advocate for wider use of the technology. According...

Peak Blockchain Hype? Firm With No Revenues and No Product Is Worth $1.2 Billion

Following this year’s massive bitcoin rally, a bubble has developed in the stock market that most cryptocurrency traders may not be familiar with. Companies...

From A Small Catering Business To Blockchain Empire – Simon Yu Has Quite A...

For StormX co-founder Simon Yu, the road to success couldn’t have been thornier. Things got notably worse after his family was left with no choice but...

UNICEF Wants to Fund Early Stage Blockchain Startups

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is seeking to invest in early stage blockchain startups with the potential to help children across the globe. In...

ICE Exploiting Blockchain to Expose Crypto Use in Drug Trafficking

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has detailed how it is working to expose transactions made by illegal drug traffickers using cryptocurrencies to...

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