Category: blockchain technology

European Blockchain Ecosystem Needs €350 Million for the Next 18 Months

European Blockchain Ecosystem Needs €350 Million for the Next 18 MonthsA study report by Leadblock Partners, an appointed representative of Sapia Partners LLP, finds an accelerating growth of the European blockchain ecosystem. The findings of the Leadblock Partners study suggest European respondents have a funding need for €350 million for the next 18 months. The European Enterprise Blockchain start-up ecosystem is mainly composed of early-stage […]

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No Evidence ISIS Is Storing $300 Million in Bitcoin, Says Chainalysis

Blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis has dismissed claims ISIS is holding a $300 million bitcoin (BTC) war chest. In a “fact-checking” report, published on May 20, 2020, the U.S. company accused the media of sensationalizing allegations about BTC and other cryptocurrencies being used to fund terror groups. Most terrorism financing campaigns have raised less than $10,000 […]

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China Adopts Security Standards for Blockchain Applications in the Financial Sector

China Adopts Security Standards for Blockchain Applications in the Financial SectorKeeping the focus on blockchain development, banking authorities in China have issued a set of rules pertaining to the secure application of crypto-related technologies in the financial sphere. The new standards, the first of this kind, are to guide the work of developers and service providers operating in the industry. Also read: China Issues Digital […]

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33,000 Companies in China Claim to Use Blockchain Technology

33,000 Companies in China Claim to Use Blockchain TechnologyChina now has more than 33,000 registered companies claiming to use blockchain technology in their businesses, according to the country’s Center for Information and Industry Development. The information was released at a recent blockchain conference hosted by a Chinese municipal government and several state-backed research institutes. Also read: Regs Roundup – China Blockchain ETF, New […]

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Ethereum Proponent Virgil Griffith Deemed a Flight Risk, Judge Denies Bail

Ethereum Proponent Virgil Griffith Deemed a Flight Risk, Judge Denies BailU.S. law enforcement filed in November criminal charges against Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith because he traveled to North Korea and taught “his audience how to use blockchain technology.” Griffith was arrested on Thanksgiving Day and has been forced to remain in prison the whole time. On Dec. 26, SDNY Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses refused Griffith’s […]

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Bloxroute Releases Blockchain Distribution Network for Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash

Bloxroute Releases Blockchain Distribution Network for Ethereum and Bitcoin CashOn December 3, the crypto software firm Bloxroute’s cofounder, Eyal Markovich, announced the launch of the startup’s Blockchain Distribution Network (BDN) Version 1. Markovich explained that the BDN V1 release is a milestone for the company and the scalability service aims to enable exponential blockchain scaling by propagating blocks and transactions faster. Also Read: 23 […]

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PlayDApp Will Unlock the True Potential of Gaming

PlayDApp Will Unlock the True Potential of GamingThe blockchain will unlock gaming’s true value

Asia’s largest blockchain festival ‘KBW 2019’ main conference ‘D. FINE’
Kevin Chu “Gamers are already ready to use blockchain technology”
Sung-Won Choi PlayDapp Head of Strategy “Share items in different games with blockchain”

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Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Announces New Blockchain Startup

Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Announces His New Blockchain StartupFormer Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles is dipping his feet back into the crypto industry as he wants to help Japan become a powerhouse within the blockchain economy. The former CEO of the now-defunct exchange told the media on June 5 about his new venture called Tristan Technologies. Also read: Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles […]

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Localbitcoins Removes In-Person Cash Trades Forcing Traders to Look Elsewhere

Localbitcoins Removes In Person Cash Trades Forcing Traders to Look for AlternativesOn June 1, cryptocurrency enthusiasts were shocked to hear that the peer-to-peer exchange Localbitcoins has ceased offering in-person cash trades. According to a few users, all pending fiat trades have been canceled, leaving local traders who prefer cash high and dry and forced to seek other avenues. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Gathers […]

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Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Gathers Thousands of Pre-Launch Signups

Bitcoin.com's Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Gathers Thousands of Signups WorldwideOn June 4, Bitcoin.com is gearing up to launch our peer-to-peer trading platform Local.Bitcoin.com. After the exchange was announced, the public were invited to create their accounts and place orders. So far the exchange has seen a huge swarm of interest, with over 4,500 signups to date. Also read: Bitcoin.com Celebrates 4 Million Wallets Created […]

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Local.Bitcoin.com Aims to Spread Economic Freedom Through P2P Exchange of BCH

Local.Bitcoin.com Aims to Spread Economic Freedom in a P2P FashionOn June 4, Bitcoin.com is launching a peer-to-peer marketplace called Local.Bitcoin.com that will allow users from around the world to buy and sell bitcoin cash (BCH). Now crypto enthusiasts and traders can create a pre-launch account to explore the trading platform and create orders on the exchange in advance. Also read: Bitcoin.com Celebrates 4 Million […]

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Kenyan Crypto Adoption and Trading Grows Despite Warnings from Regulators

Kenyan Crypto Adoption and Trading Grows Despite Warnings from RegulatorsOver the last two years, the Kenyan government and central bank have been discussing how to regulate bitcoin and other digital currencies. In March 2018, the Central Bank of Kenya warned the general public about cryptocurrency investments. After those warnings, the region’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) cautioned the public again after investigating a project called […]

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Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning

Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher LearningDigital asset holders and organizations have been donating funds to a number of well-known universities. These days a slew of popular colleges like Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Puget Sound, and Princeton all accept digital currency donations or have high-net-worth crypto backers funding these schools. On the flip side of higher education, many of the world’s prestigious […]

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Survey: ‘Blockchain’ Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018

Survey: 'Blockchain' Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018A survey has determined that advertisers believe the word “blockchain” to have been the most overrated of 2018. This is hardly a surprise as many companies from fields completely unrelated to cryptocurrency claimed to use or test blockchain technology last year with little to show for it. Also Read: In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare […]

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Nevada Saw an Influx of Blockchain Recorded Marriages in 2018

Nevada Sees an Influx of Blockchain Recorded Marriages in 2018According to public records obtained from Washoe County, home to one of the marriage epicenters of the world in Reno, Nevada, the region saw over 950 blockchain recorded marriages in 2018. Moreover, about 250 miles away in Elko, Nevada, county officials are recording birth certificates using blockchain technology. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 […]

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Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC Donation

Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC DonationDuring the first week of 2019, Holberton School in New Haven, whose two-year higher education program aims to “drive the digital transformation revolution,” received a large cryptocurrency donation. On Monday it was announced that the cofounder of software suite the Scroll Network, Nathan Pitruzzello, donated $10,000 worth of digital currency to the Connecticut school that’s known […]

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With Deplatforming on the Rise, Onchain Social Media App Memo Shows Promise

With Deplatforming on the Rise, Onchain Social Media App Memo Shows PromiseLast year the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community welcomed a BCH-based social media network called Memo.cash. Since then Memo has gathered a lot of traction with hundreds of profiles and thousands of onchain updates and conversations posted to the BCH chain. Also read: Crypto-Friendly Statesman Takes Over Swiss Presidency Memo’s Uncensorable Posts Continue to Grow In […]

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McKinsey: Despite Billions of Dollars, Corporate Blockchains Have Achieved Little

McKinsey: Corporate Blockchains Achieve Little After Billions of Dollars SunkDuring the last 18 months, companies have claimed to be able to use blockchain technology to improve the supply of everything from vegetables to automobiles. An increasing body of evidence, however, suggests that the reality has failed to match the hype. Also Read: Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5M Billions […]

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Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5 Million

Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5 MillionRiot Blockchain, Inc. replaced its CEO in September after the SEC charged him in connection with a fraudulent $27 million pump and dump scheme. Now another person involved in that case, biotech billionaire Phillip Frost, has agreed to pay $5.5 million to settle the charges. Also Read: The Daily: Best Selling Authors Introduce Bitcoin to […]

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The Daily: Atari Partners Decentralized Gaming Company, Tagomi Goes Live

The Daily: Atari Partners Decentralized Gaming Company, Tagomi Goes LiveIn today’s edition of The Daily, we cover stories that show how crypto assets and technology continue to impact the development of everything, from mobile games to artificial intelligence. We also feature a new crypto trading venue that aims to bring in more investment from ultra wealthy families and institutions. Also Read: Iranian Students in the […]

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The Daily: Coinbase Expands Gift Card Program, Facebook Seeks Blockchain Talent

The Daily: Coinbase Expands Gift Card Program, Facebook Seeks Blockchain TalentIn Tuesday’s edition of The Daily we cover stories about an electronic gift card program that Coinbase is extending to the U.S. market, new job offerings from Facebook that hint at the company’s blockchain plans, and an investment in the field from Unicef. Also Read: US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Hamper Innovation Coinbase […]

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Calls Cryptocurrencies a ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Former Israeli Prime Minster Calls Cryptocurrencies a 'Ponzi Scheme'Ehud Barak served as the prime minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001. These days he makes a lot of money as an investor and co-founder of startup companies in such fields as cyber espionage and cannabis. However, he seems to think that investing in cryptocurrency is less legitimate. Also Read: The Daily: Asus Wants […]

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