Report: Hong Kong Stock Exchange Eyeing Blockchain Firm Acquisitions

Insider sources have suggested that the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is eyeing takeovers in the blockchain and other tech sectors, according to a Bloomberg article published September 21. Bloomberg cites...

Italy to Enter European Blockchain Partnership, Local MP Confirms

Italy is about to enter the European Blockchain Partnership, according to the country's Member of Parliament (MP) Mirella Liuzzi, as cited by Cointelegraph Italy Thursday, September...

Blockchain Use in the Life Science Organizations has Tripled Since 2017: Survey

Blockchain adoption in the life sciences has risen exponentially in the last one year despite the existence of significant barriers. According to The Pistoia Alliance,...

Accenture Tech Now Connects Corda, Fabric, DA and Quorum Blockchains

Enterprise blockchain customers might not need to worry any longer about having picked the wrong platform to build on, thanks to a new interoperability...

Malaysia’s Education Ministry Sets up University Degree Verification System via Blockchain

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Malaysia is establishing a University Consortium to combat degree fraud using blockchain, the ministry announced in a tweet Nov. 8. According to the ministry’s tweet, the system is designed...

Amber Baldet: Don’t Force Public Blockchains ‘Down Enterprises’ Throats’

Having left one of the world’s largest financial institutions to build an ethereum startup, Amber Baldet appreciates both the needs of enterprises and the...

IBM Partners with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for Blockchain Supply Chain System

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has successfully collaborated with IBM to pilot a blockchain supply chain system, according to an ADNOC press release published on Dec. 9. The release...

Bitfury Enters Music Industry With Blockchain-Based Open Source Platform Launch

Blockchain and Bitcoin mining manufacturer Bitfury announced the launch of a dedicated venture to open source the music industry in a blog post on Jan. 16. The spin-off, dubbed Bitfury Surround, aims to tackle the complex...
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LA Kings Confirm Release of Blockchain Merchandise Authenticator

United States ice hockey team the LA Kings have launched a blockchain-based tool for tracking the authenticity of merchandise, executives confirmed in a press...
Overstock's Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup...
Sirin Labs Lays Off 25% of Staff Amid Poor Blockchain Phone Sales

Sirin Labs Lays Off 25% of Staff Amid Poor Blockchain Phone Sales

Israel-based Sirin Labs, maker of the Finney blockchain phone, has laid off a quarter of its workforce. Speaking to local...
Middle East Blockchain Development Primed to Lead the Global Industry

Middle East Blockchain Development Primed to Lead the Global Industry

While we often get to hear about how cryptocurrency adoption is rapidly gaining ground in the West, a number of countries across the Middle...
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State Bank of Mauritius Launches Lending Pilot With Blockchain Startup

A commercial bank in Mauritius has inked a deal with blockchain lending startup SALT to test the use of digital assets as collateral for...

MasterCard Announces Blockchain B2B Payments Despite Rejection of Bitcoin

MasterCard recently announced a way for businesses to make direct business to business (B2B) payments over their Blockchain technology-based network. The company has dubbed its offering “MasterCard Blockchain...

Russian Bank VEB Turns to Blockchain for E-Procurement Project

Russian government-owned development bank, Vnesheconombank (VEB), and e-procurement resource platform Roseltorg are teaming up on a new blockchain project. Using blockchain technology, the project aims to build...

Renewable-Energy Blockchain Project Moves Past Test Phase

Renewable energy may be clean, but it's not always available when needed, so a major power transmitter has kicked off a project using blockchain...

Brazilian Central Bank Ramps Up Blockchain R&D Efforts

The Brazilian central bank Banco Central do Brasil is ramping up its research and development (R&D) efforts on Blockchain technology. The central bank is reportedly experimenting with...

UK FinTech to Launch a Bitcoin Visa Debit Card with Support for Altcoins

A London-based fintech startup is planning on launching a prepaid Visa debit card, giving users the option to spend a range of cryptocurrencies across...

Like Facebook for Crypto: Tigereum Opening the Market to Mass Appeal

While adoption of Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies has been well documented and pretty rapid, it pales in comparison with technologies that are designed to be user-friendly...

US Department of Defense Submits Blockchain Proposal for Approval

The US Department of Defense has submitted the National Defense Authorization Act to President Donald Trump to be approved and signed into law. Identifying National...

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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...