At a Shenzhen blockchain expo event hosted on Sunday by the China Electronic Commerce Association, Shenzhen’s city government revealed that it is backing a considerable blockchain investment fund. From Hangzhou… The fund aims to invest CNY 500 million (USD 80 million) in blockchain startups in Shenzhen, which comes shortly after Hangzhou city took very similar […]
A senator from the state of Califonia is working to push through legislation that would allow blockchain technology to be utilized in formal documentation, specifically corporations’ articles of incorporation. Bob Hertzberg, the Democratic representative for the San Fernando Valley, presented the bill dubbed ‘SB 838’ to the Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee at the end of the […]
SK Telecom has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to simplify payment and subscription processes.
Line, the Japan-based messaging app provider, is planning to build its own blockchain to boost development of decentralized apps.
China-based cloud network provider Xunlei has launched a blockchain platform, undeterred by ongoing allegations it held an unlawful ICO.
Blockchain technology is making inroads in many different industries. Samsung, a global technology leader, is now keeping a close eye on this technology. The company plans to incorporate distributed ledgers to manage its global supply network. Samsung also shows a keen interest in manufacturing cryptocurrency mining equipment. The Impact of Blockchain Technology Cryptocurrencies have introduced… […]
Salesforce is working on a product based on blockchain and cryptocurrency, the cloud computing company’s CEO has revealed.
The benefits of blockchain technology in supply chain management are immense, as discussed in part two of this series. This is why the number of companies exploring blockchain solutions has risen steadily for the last couple of years. With this rise, a need for startups that develop customized blockchain supply chain solutions has also arose, and […]
Blockchains are being explored by many industries, from cloud storage and healthcare to insurance and legal services. The supply chain management industry hasn’t been left behind, and it’s leading the world in research and development of blockchain technology to solve some of the challenges that have plagued this industry for so long. But how exactly will blockchains […]
Park Won-soon, the Mayor of South Korean Capital Seoul, has announced intentions to pursue the development of blockchain technology in the city. Won-soon stated that there will be a digital currency created for use in Seoul, as well as the setting up of groups dedicated to exploring blockchain technologies and their future implications. Korea Re-Embraces… […]
Riot Blockchain announced it would “investigate” creating a crypto exchange and futures product after acquiring a registered brokerage.
A Chinese investment association has scrapped a previously reported plan to launch a funding center to boost blockchain development in the country.
Emergent Technology Holdings, a US-based FinTech company is planning to release the “g-coin”. A digital token that will be fully backed by gold in an effort to create a way to trade the precious metal with more liquidity. The G Coin Will Be as Good as Gold Similar to the way other companies are developing ways […]
Bitcoin’s public blockchain may be its biggest flaw. This is according to Edward Snowden, the infamous US whistle-blower. While everyone is concerned about the transactional limits of Bitcoin, very few give thought to the implications of its public ledger in regard to privacy. A much larger structural flaw Describing the public ledger as Bitcoin’s “much […]
There are always interesting developments in the world of blockchain. New Zealand is paying very close to all of the changes and improvements occurring. So much even that FintechNZ general manager James Brown is confident the Kiwi nation can become a global blockchain center. The Blockchain Industry in New Zealand Most people would not necessarily […]