SEC Chairman Signals a Storm Coming for Fly-by-Night Blockchain ICOs

There may a storm brewing for shady companies intent on jumping on the blockchain bandwagon. Startups with no working product seeking to raise millions,...

FedEx Moves Forward With Blockchain Logistics Plans

Global shipping giant FedEx has begun efforts to integrate blockchain-based platforms into its daily operations by joining the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) Freightwaves, a cargo...

Puerto Rico’s governor is bullish on blockchain as part of island’s comeback

Cryptocurrency aficionados have been flocking to Puerto Rico, attracted by a provision that exempts relative newcomers to the island from paying taxes on their...

Women in Cryptocurrencies Push Back Against ‘Blockchain Bros’

PALO ALTO, Calif. — When a cryptocurrency start-up that promised to revolutionize the fruit and vegetable industry shut down last month, it left behind...

Russia: Blockchain Will Be Used To Protect 2018 Presidential Exit Poll Data

A Russian polling research center will use Blockchain to monitor exit poll results for its 2018 presidential elections held later this month, an official press release announced Monday, March 5. According...

China Gov’t-Linked Investment Org Plans Int’l Blockchain Center, Leaked Doc Says

The government-linked Investment Association of China (IAC) is planning to create an “International Blockchain Investment Development Center,” aimed at introducing industry standards and Blockchain investment alliances...

Google Is Working on Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology

Google is working on blockchain-related technology to support its cloud business and head off competition from emerging startups that use the heavily-hyped technology to...

Nvidia CEO: Blockchain Will Stay ‘For Long Time’ Thanks To ‘Low Friction’ Cryptocurrency

Computer hardware manufacturer NVidia’s CEO told mainstream media cryptocurrency “will be here for a long time” in a fresh interview March 29. Speaking to CNBC as part of the...

Blockchains Alone Won’t Fix the Facebook Problem

Even before the questions began, one early image from Mark Zuckerberg's Congressional appearance confirmed that the hearing would focus on all the wrong things. The...

‘WordPress of Blockchain’ Startup Seeks to Solve Enterprise Pain Points

Building enterprise blockchains can be a pain in the neck. Since the technology is so new, much of its underlying infrastructure isn't yet stable or...

South Korean Central Bank: Crypto And Blockchain To Provide Cash-Free Society

South Korea’s central bank, the Bank of Korea (BOK), has recently announced it is considering cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications for its project for a “cashless society,” local news TokenPost reports May 1. South...

Colorado Blockchain Bill Voted Down In State Senate

HB 1426, a piece of state legislation that would have created guidelines for identifying “open blockchain tokens” as securities, was voted down in the...

Capital Markets Blockchains Are Finally Getting Go-Live Dates

If minimum viable products (MVPs) have so far proved elusive for companies building blockchain solutions for capital markets, Consensus 2018 marked a notable change...

A 17th Century Mansion Is Being Auctioned Off on a Blockchain

A 17th century Italian mansion is being auctioned on a blockchain. Announced Friday, Beverly Hills real estate brokerage Hilton & Hyland is partnering with blockchain...

The UK Government’s Official Archive Is Testing Blockchain

The National Archives (TNA), the official record-keeper of the UK government, is investigating the use of blockchain for records sharing. The research project, dubbed Archangel, is...

Chip Maker Nvidia Adds Blockchain-AI Startup to Incubator

Nvidia appears to be expanding its interest in blockchain. CoinDesk has learned the graphics card producer, which saw a headlines-grabbing business boost from crypto mining...

SEC Charges Two In Illicit UBI Blockchain Stock Sale

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two Nevada residents with illegally profiting off stock sales from a self-described blockchain startup. Attorney T.J. Jesky...

IT Giant Fujitsu Is Launching a ‘Ready-to-Go’ Blockchain Service

IT giant Fujitsu is launching a new consultancy service that it claims will deliver a "ready-to-go" minimum viable product in just five days. According to The Register,...

Lufthansa Announces Global Blockchain Challenge for the Aviation Industry

Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) and the SAP.iO Berlin Foundry have teamed up to launch the first ever Aviation Blockchain Challenge worldwide. Announced in a blog recently, the...

IBM and FX Giant CLS Team Up to Launch Blockchain App Store for Banks

Even private and permissioned blockchains need to build ecosystems and achieve network effects, just like their permissionless, public counterparts. At least, that's the thinking behind...

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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...
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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...