Ohio Lawmakers Pitch Their State As a Future Hub for Blockchain

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Ohio say they are interested in blockchain – but they're still figuring out how to put that enthusiasm...

PwC Accelerator to Train 1000 Staff in Blockchain Over 2 Years

U.K.-based multinational professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will bolster its employees’ blockchain knowledge through a dedicated program next year, Digiday reported Thursday, August 30. Part of a coordinated push to...

Thailand’s Blockchain Solar Power Producers Face Extra Fees to Offset State Utility Losses

Blockchain-enabled independent power producers in Thailand pose such a threat to the state-run power generator and distributor that they will be required to pay...

Blockchain Can Help Solve Swathe of Environmental Issues, Says WEF Study

New research by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified over 65 ways blockchain tech can be used to address some of the most...

SBI Ripple Asia Wins Payments License for Blockchain Money App

A joint venture between SBI Holdings and Ripple has moved a step closer to launching its blockchain-based payments app for consumers. SBI Ripple Asia announced Wednesday it...

Ubisoft Backs New Blockchain Group to Spur Adoption in Gaming

Gaming giant Ubisoft has taken another step into the blockchain space by becoming an inaugural member of the newly formed Blockchain Game Alliance consortium. Announced...

Abu Dhabi Ports Subsidiary Tests International Blockchain Pilot with Port of Antwerp

A subsidiary of the major U.A.E. seaport operator Abu Dhabi Ports has launched an international blockchain pilot with the Port of Antwerp, global shipping news agency Hellenic Shipping News reports Oct. 15. Following...

Bank Of America Adds Private Key Storage Filing to Stockpile of Blockchain Patents

Bank of America (BoA) has gained a further cryptocurrency-related patent, a filing confirmed Oct. 30, continuing its efforts to “be prepared” for the industry’s future growth. The latest award,...

Malaysia Launches Blockchain Certificate Verification to Combat Degree Fraud

The Malaysian Ministry of Education is turning to blockchain technology to combat degree fraud in order to maintain the integrity and reputation of universities...

Signature Bank Wins New York Approval for ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Payments

New York-based Signature Bank is launching a digital payments platform built on a blockchain architecture to streamline real-time payments. Announced Tuesday, the Signet platform will...

MIT Technology Review: Blockchain Will Become Normalized in 2019

MIT Technology Review has published an article today, Jan. 2, arguing that 2019 is the year in which blockchain will become mundane. The Review is a magazine that...
Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

The European nation of Luxembourg has just passed a bill providing a legal framework for securities issued over blockchains. According...
Argentinian Government to Invest in Blockchain Projects Backed by Binance Labs, LatamEx

Argentinian Government to Invest in Blockchain Projects Backed by Binance Labs, LatamEx

The government of Argentina is set to invest in early-stage blockchain startups backed by the venture arm of cryptocurrency...
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Bipartisan South Korean Lawmakers Call on Gov’t to Ease Crypto, Blockchain Regulation

A cross-party group of South Korean lawmakers have reportedly called on the government to ease regulation of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The news was...
'Expert' Says Startups Should Go All-In on Blockchain

‘Expert’ Says Startups Should Go All-In on Blockchain

Bernhard Schroeder, an educational director of entrepreneur programs at San Diego State, implores entrepreneurs and investors to focus on...

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