The US Senate is preparing for another blockchain hearing next week, this time to discuss its energy efficiency and implications. The 23-member Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold the “Energy Efficiency of Blockchain and Similar Technologies” hearing on 21August to discuss the issues and practical implications of its widespread adoption on the energy […]
The U.K.’s financial watchdog warns of crypto investment scams that use elite London addresses or celebrity images as smokescreens
The South Korean government will invest over $880 million next year in order to boost the development of innovative technologies including blockchain.
The Indian government is currently in the midst of reviewing the viability of substituting smart travel cards for its own central-bank issued crypto tokens. A senior official from the country’s finance ministry and a member of the committee undertaking applicability research for the crypto token said that the committee is currently researching the use of a custom […]
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced that the Petro will be used as a unit of account in the country for salaries as well as goods and service
Chinese state-owned Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation Ltd. is using blockchain to transform its system for managing billions of electronic invoices nationwide
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School has received $20 million in funding for research on payment systems, including those using blockchain tech
A U.S. federal court has ruled to dismiss a motion to remand filed against Ripple in May
Spanish left-wing political alliance Unidos Podemos has proposed an initiative to explore the benefits of blockchain and regulate crypto
Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison back in 2015 for operating the Silk Road marketplace but many people believe he should be set free. The Ulbricht family, aided by his new Twitter account @RealRossU, has managed to gather close to 60,000 signatures in a petition for his clemency. Meanwhile, many questions surrounding the […]
The Communist Party of China has released a book explaining the key features and use applications of blockchain technology
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has included a blockchain lab focused on data security on the list of its key labs for 2018
Turkish lira versus Bitcoin volatility becomes major talking point, as interest in the cryptocurrency increases in Turkey
China’s Communist Party is moving to make blockchain literacy the norm with the publication of a guide book for officials and members.
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 6 Government is a law factory. It passes laws in the same manner that another type of factory extrudes metal molding…But, whereas a factory which extrudes metal molding is providing a product which is useful to the citizens generally, […]