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US Border Agents to Trial Blockchain for Free Trade Compliance

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that it will begin blockchain testing to approve North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) certificates of origin. With plans to launch in September, the blockchain platform will reportedly be used to verify the original source and information about products entering the […]

Bitcoin News Radio Show, 19th August 2018

Listen to the 19 August 2018 Bitcoin News Radio Show below. On this edition of the Bitcoin News radio show we discuss a Bitcoin dealer who blew a hole through government regulations. Hear about the rise of Bitcoin mining superstations. Learn about the Café Con Leche Index in Venezuela and how their national currency is going […]

South Korea Partners With US Blockchain Company to Reduce Carbon Footprint

A major South Korean city is clamping down on carbon emission by partnering up with an eco-friendly blockchain company based in the United States. Progressive blockchain adoption The capital city of Gangwon Province, Chuncheon, has signed a partnership deal with clean energy focused blockchain company Swytch with the aim of boosting economic and environmental sustainability. […]

US Universities Weigh in on Blockchain Applications

Many academics with both a business and technology background based at American universities  have been praising blockchain technology for its broad range of applications and future potential. Blockchain applications are in growing use by governments, private companies and NGOs, and millions of dollars have been invested in researching the new technology over the past few […]

Intel, Microsoft Took 10+ Years to See Gains, Crypto Investors in Good Position

As the crypto market fell from 2018’s all-time highs, many short-sighted investors began to declare that “prices would never recuperate.” While this bearish sentiment is the byproduct of the unwarranted elation and irrational exuberance experienced in 2017’s bull run, many industry leaders have continually noted that crypto’s journey to worldwide acceptance won’t happen overnight. “Change Your… […]

Women at the Top See Diversity as Blockchain Industry’s Fundamental

Technology sectors have long been dominated by males and lacked gender diversity. This is slowly changing with fintech enterprises attempting to address and push the shifting dynamic from the top. Now, the ratio at conferences and funding rounds have a significantly different outlook. Such events, which historically lacked success stories reporting women moving the industry ahead […]

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Eyes Upside Break above $600

Key Points Bitcoin cash price is steadily rising and is currently placed nicely above $550 against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line formed with support at $560 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair looks set to gain further above the $590 and $600… […]

New Ethereum-Based Tokens for Artistic Expression of Value

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has joined with artist Kevin Abosch who is continuing his ongoing relationship with cryptocurrency through artistic project labeled “priceless”. Abosch, is an Irish conceptual artist and photographer based in New York City. His last project explored cryptocurrency in a unique way. Apart from owning the most valuable piece of […]

South Korean Gov Check Finds Security Vulnerabilities at Crypto Exchanges

The outcome of a recent inspection of 21 domestic cryptocurrency exchanges by the South Korean government has just been released. The inspections were conducted in June and July as a follow up to previous inspections in January and March of this year. The inspections identified 17 out of 85 items as needing immediate focus, 11 of […]

Exclusive Interview: Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Talks Blockchain, Reveals Upcoming Involvement with Crypto Startup

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, is a computer engineer and inventor responsible for the creation of the Apple I computer as well as a primary contributor to the Apple II. He played arguably the biggest role in the personal computer revolution, and is a forefather of the third technological revolution, which ushered in the era […]