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Blockchain Technology

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China Favors Tron and EOS in New Crypto Ranking But Downgrades Bitcoin

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking.
Mar 22, 2019 at 18:52Kevin Helms
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Craig 'Satoshi' Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents

The race to file blockchain patents has accelerated lately with one specific firm, Nchain Holdings, attempting to capture hundreds of distributed ledger-related patents. According to reports, self-proclaimed Satoshi – Craig Wright – and his Nchain business claim to have filed 666 patent applications to date, capturing a gigantic portfolio of intellectual property.
Mar 22, 2019 at 17:57Jamie Redman
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ConsenSys Spin-Off BlockApps Inks Deal With Bayer’s Monsanto Arm

ConsenSys spin-out BlockApps is working with Bayer Crop Science, the controversial agricultural giant formerly known as Monsanto.
Mar 22, 2019 at 13:57Leigh Cuen
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Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products

Facebook’s blockchain recruitment drive continues, as the social network looks to hire a lead commercial counsel for its initiatives with the technology.
Mar 21, 2019 at 11:00Anna Baydakova
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Craig Wright and His Patent Empire: More Than 100 Blockchain Patents Filed in Two Years

Craig Wright, the Australian self-proclaimed creator of Bitcoin, has reportedly filed a total of 114 blockchain-related patents since 2017.
Mar 20, 2019 at 17:51Maud Gu
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UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications

The U.K. Parliament has been presented demonstrations of real-world blockchain applications designed to educate policymakers.
Mar 20, 2019 at 16:33Daniel Palmer
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Korea’s Biggest Messaging App Kakao to Integrate Crypto Wallet For 44 Million Users

According to fnnews, a mainstream financial media outlet in South Korea, Kakao is integrating crypto for its 44 million local users.
Mar 19, 2019 at 15:46Joseph Young
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Report: Number of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Lobbies Tripled in 2018

The number of lobbies working on blockchain technology issues in Washington D.C. tripled in 2018, politics-oriented news outlet Politico reported on March 18.
Mar 19, 2019 at 11:52Ana Alexandre
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Ethereum Won’t Fail: Joseph Lubin

It’s no secret Ethereum was among the hardest hit coins during the crypto winter after a tough year of regulatory uncertainty surrounding security tokens and ICOs.
Mar 15, 2019 at 18:23Gerelyn Terzo
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Shell Is Recruiting Science Graduates to Build Blockchain Use Cases for Oil and Gas

The world’s fifth largest oil and gas producer in the world, Royal Dutch Shell, is getting further into the blockchain game, and is looking to train the next generation of blockchain industry execs.
Mar 15, 2019 at 16:47Matthew Beedham
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Spain: Stock Exchange Operator Pilots Collateral Pledges Digitization on Blockchain

Major Spanish stock market operator Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) has completed its first blockchain pilot for electronic certificates of collateral pledges, according to an official press release published on March 15.
Mar 15, 2019 at 09:43Helen Partz
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Ethereum Insiders Deny There’s Only One Computer Keeping a Copy of Its Blockchain

Ethereum‘s most recent fork was (eventually) successful, but it came with unintended consequence: the greater cryptocurrency community learned of its special “big, scary nodes,” and immediately freaked out.
Mar 14, 2019 at 15:42David Canellis
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The New York Times Is Planning to Experiment With Blockchain Publishing

The New York Times, the second-largest newspaper in the U.S. by circulation and a storied institution in American journalism, is getting ready to experiment with blockchain technology for publishing.
Mar 14, 2019 at 10:55Anna Baydakova
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EU Demands New Standards for Blockchain Interoperability

As the blockchain sector evolves, it’s important for policy makers and industry to co-create standards to make multi-layered, interoperable chains a reality.
Mar 12, 2019 at 18:34Yessi Bello Perez
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Bitcoin Is the Most Successful Smart Contract Platform in Production, Claims Bitcoin Core Engineer

In a recent discussion held at the Massachusetts Bitcoin Expo 2019, Peter Todd, a Bitcoin Core Engineer, stated that Bitcoin has been the most effective as a smart contracts platform.
Mar 12, 2019 at 14:23Biraajmaan Tamuly
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IBM, CUSO CULedger Partner to Develop Blockchain Solutions for Global Credit Unions

Tech giant IBM is partnering with blockchain consortium and credit union service organization (CUSO) CULedger to develop new blockchain-based solutions for the credit union industry.
Mar 12, 2019 at 09:45Marie Huillet
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Ethereum’s ProgPoW Proposal: An Expensive Game of Whack-a-Mole

Recently, there has been discussion regarding a proposal to migrate ethereum away from proof-of-work called ProgPoW (short for programmatic proof of work).
Mar 11, 2019 at 18:33Dovey Wan , Martina Long
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Blockchain-Based Bill of Lading Initiative Launched by Singapore Authorities

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and MPA are partnering up to lead development of Singapore’s TradeTrust initiative for the maritime sector through development of electronic bills of lading (EBLs).
Mar 08, 2019 at 10:55Ed Martin
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City of Denver to Pilot Blockchain Voting App in Coming Elections

A U.S. city plans to utilize a blockchain system to store and track votes in its upcoming municipal elections in May.
Mar 08, 2019 at 09:43Nikhilesh De
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CFTC Chair: Blockchain Could Have Transformed Regulators Real-Time Response to 2008 Crash

Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (СFTC), has said that blockchain would have transformed regulators’ real-time responses to the the 2008 global financial crash, if it had been in use at the time. Giancarlo made his remarks during the 4th Annual DC Blockchain Summit in Washington D.C. on March 6.
Mar 07, 2019 at 17:18Marie Huillet