Crypto News: UPS Invests in Blockchain and Circle Stablecoin Fully Backed

All major cryptocurrencies are seeing red again today. This week has brought higher-than-normal volatility for most of the top digital currencies on the market, making investors scratch their heads. Today, we’ll take a look at the latest trending crypto news. Crypto News: UPS Invests in Blockchain Today, the top crypto news is surrounding the logistic […]

Blockchain Trial Takes on Child Labor in Cobalt Supply

American carmaker Ford (NYSE:F) has been revealed to be part of a partnership geared at combating the use of child labor in mining through the use of blockchain technology. In a Wednesday release from IBM (NYSE:IBM), the band of companies, which includes cobalt producers, processors and end users, said it will be working with IBM’s blockchain platform […]

Dragonchain Partnership With Hurify: IoT and Blockchain Merger

A Dragonchain partnership was announced earlier today. The blockchain leader is partnering with Hurify Digital Markets to revolutionize decentralized IoT and blockchain development. Dragonchain Partnership The US’s Dragonchain is a blockchain developer that works across four business areas: enterprise services, entertainment, education, and project incubation/acceleration. The company wants to empower businesses with an enterprise-grade blockchain solution. Hurify, at its core, is a […]

Graph Provides Update on Blockchain Based Livestock Eco-System

Graph Blockchain Inc. (CSE:GBLC) is pleased to announce a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) entered into between Datametrex AI Limited (“Datametrex”), an associated company of Graph, with Lotte Data Communication Company, (“LDCC”).  The Company, in collaboration with Datametrex and LDCC, intends to provide the expertise and technology in building blockchain solutions for the importation of […]

Blockchain Outlook 2019: Disruption Continues

Earlier this week the Investing News Network (INN) reported on blockchain trends of 2018–which touched on the increase of institutional investors in the space, regulations and other industries this new technology has begun disrupting. With 2019 freshly under way, it’s time to look at what’s in store for the blockchain industry for the year ahead […]

Graph Blockchain CEO Discusses Contracts with Samsung and LG

Graph Blockchain Inc. (CSE:GBLC) President and CEO Peter Kim was featured in an video released by BTV Business Television. In the video, Kim provided a brief overview of Graph Blockchain, the upcoming catalysts in the industry and the agreements that the company has in place with IBM (NYSE:IBM), Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. (OTCMKTS:SSNLF) and LG Electronics […]

Corporate and Government Blockchain Use | Is it Really Being Used? If So, Why?

In the past few years, the public perception of blockchain has shifted from being an esoteric, little-understood technology to nothing short of a revolution that may define the future of the internet. We have been seeing massive venture capital being pumped into blockchain startups for a while now and blockchain based startups are now finding […]

Passwordless Future With Blockchain: Debunking The Myth That Passwords Make Us Safe

We live in a time of rapidly advancing technology. Interconnectivity has brought the world closer than it’s ever been before, however, it’s also made our personal information far more vulnerable as a result. Passwords have long been seen as the cornerstone of online security. Whenever we indulge in internet shopping, or access work emails, or […]

If You are Interested in Blockchain and Crypto; Here Are 4 Developing Trends to Watch in 2019

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Western Union: Testing Ripple’s Blockchain, Will It Take on Crypto Next?

According to the president of Western Union Global Money Transfer, the company is “ready to adopt any kind of currency.” And interestingly, this includes cryptocurrencies. Western Union Ready to Adopt Odilon Almeida held an interview with Reuters Plus yesterday. Here he stated that there was no big difference between cryptocurrencies and regular digital payments, of which the […]

Blockchain Start-Up Orbs Raises $15 Million With Kakao’s Help

South Korean app provider, Kakao, has helped to raise over $ 15 million in cryptocurrency for Orbs, a hybrid blockchain platform. Orbs Blockchain Raises $ 15 Million Kakao joined the fundraising venture through its investment arm because it “always seeks to invest and support innovative startups and Orbs is a good example.” It also builds […]

State Farm is Now Testing Blockchain Technology for Auto Insurance Claims

US automotive and life insurance group State Farm is now testing blockchain technology to potentially speed up auto claims. The company announced the new pilot for its blockchain-based subrogation platform on its website yesterday. State Farm Testing Blockchain Technology According to the company’s website, the company processes just over 38,000 claims per day and has 519,000 accounts […]

Blockchain Phone: Will Samsung Enter the Ring? Trademarks Say Yes!

The excitement of late in blockchain has centered around a particular blockchain phone. A first of its kind, this phone has crypto nerds alike beaming with joy; the idea of decentralized apps running on your phone is exciting, and that’s before we consider all the crypto possibilities. Blockchain Phone It started with Sirin Labs, whose pioneering […]

Major Brands Are Now Using Blockchain Tech for Customer Loyalty

Customer loyalty is one of the cornerstones for every successful business, which is why it is no surprise that many businesses offer club memberships, frequent customer rewards and many other loyalty program incentives to their customers. However, the massive multitude of clubs and programs can be frustrating for customers to navigate, as they try to […]

Tech Big News Roundup: Blox Labs Announces DTC Eligibility; Graph Blockchain Secures Contract With Hyundai and IBM; DigiMax Announces Launch of Global STO Consulting & Syndication Business

In case you missed it, here is this week’s technology big news roundup: Blockchain: Blox Labs Announces DTC Eligibility DigiMax Announces Launch of Global Security Token Offering (STO) Consulting & Syndication Business Graph Blockchain Secures Contract With Hyundai and IBM BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group is First to Launch Fee-Based, 8-Hour Cryptocurrency Investigator Certification Course Mobile: FANDOM […]

A Blockchain for Europe: A New Association Sets Out to Educate

It seems that blockchain ventures are popping up almost by the day. In order to promote understanding and regulation of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT), a ‘Blockchain for Europe’ Association has formed. The latest endeavor comes from four already pretty major and renowned blockchain companies that have joined forces to establish the Association. Blockchain for Europe […]

Will the US Air Force Soon Be Using Blockchain for Supply Chain?

The grad school for the United States Air Force just developed a tool to help supply chain professionals learn about blockchain. The US Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) released its free tool in hopes of advancing the current infrastructure built around supply chain management. This news was released by the US business journal Modern […]

Binance Blockchain: Binance to Launch the Binance Chain

If it wasn’t enough for Binance to be the biggest crypto exchange by trading volume in the world, such is its popularity that it will now launch its own blockchain. Dubbed the ‘Binance Chain’ (give that genius a can of coke), the new blockchain is due to arrive in the “coming months” according to a […]

5 Top Blockchain News Stories of 2018

For many blockchain buffs, 2018 turned out to be highly disappointing. Dubbed the Internet 2.0, blockchain technology is a leading software platform for digital assets and is the tool used to track cryptocurrency transactions. It consistently made headlines throughout the year, but its popularity waned substantially and money poured out of the sector. Nevertheless, as investors […]

CVS Health, Aetna, UnitedHealth Group, and Humana Trial Blockchain Technology for Healthcare

The US Healthcare system may finally be taking steps in the right direction. Aetna recently announced that it has joined a newly formed blockchain alliance, along with Ascension. Five other healthcare giants in the US are already piloting blockchain technology. Blockchain Technology for Healthcare Humana, Multiplan, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum, Quest Diagnostics, and UnitedHealthcare are all […]

BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group Flags OFAC-Sanctioned Bitcoin Addresses to Help Clients Mitigate Risk

BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group (CSE:BIGG, OTC:BBKCF, WKN:A2JSKG) (“BIG” or “the Company”), a leading developer and provider of blockchain and cryptocurrency search, risk-scoring and data analytics tools and investigation services, has flagged the two OFAC-sanctioned bitcoin addresses in the Company’s proprietary database to help financial institutions mitigate their sanctions-related risk. On November 28, 2018, for the […]

Sirin Labs Blockchain Phone ‘Finney’ Will Ship in December

Sirin Labs’ blockchain phone is expected to begin shipping in late December, it was announced today. The phone’s final design was unveiled at an event in Barcelona. Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone Dubbed ‘Finney,’ the blockchain phone promises to advance the user experience of decentralized apps, or dApps. The blockchain phone was developed off the back of […]

Amazon Unveils Managed Blockchain Platform

Tech mammoth Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is gearing up to launch a managed blockchain service, the company revealed at its AWS re:Invent conference on Wednesday (November 28). Called the Amazon Managed Blockchain, the platform will allow Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers create and manage a “scalable blockchain network with just a few clicks.” Amazon says AWS customers […]

Voting on the Blockchain: South Korea Tests New Technology

South Korea has just become the first East Asian country to legalize medical marijuana. But it may be the second to put voting on the blockchain. Japan is already trialing the technology to allow citizens to cast votes on “social contribution projects.” South Korea has been an advocate of blockchain technology though it has a […]

Tech Big News Roundup: PowerBand and Hunt Automotive Group Establish Partnership; Wonderfilm Media to Reach 50 Million Homes in the US; Graph Blockchain Receives Payment From LG

In case you missed it, here is this week’s technology big news roundup: Blockchain: Graph Blockchain Receives Payment From LG Mobile: Wonderfilm Media to Reach 50 Million Homes in the US PowerBand and Hunt Automotive Group Establish Partnership in the U.S. To see our previous Tech Investing Big News Roundups, please click here. Clean Tech Market Report – 2018 […]

Bitcoin and Blockchain: Banks Must Embrace or “Bite the Dust”

With all the constant news about the price of Bitcoin, it’s possible to forget what it was invented for. Cryptocurrency trading plays only a small role in what Bitcoin and blockchain technology can do for our world. Most importantly, they can end the hegemony central banks have on the way we make payments to each […]

Global Blockchain Mining Provides Update on 2 Tier Mining Spinoff

Global Blockchain Mining (CSE:FORK) provided an update on Wednesday (November 14) on the masternodes for its two-tier blockchain networks. The company said that the strategy in which the masternodes operate will use servicenodes for features like speedy transactions. According to the release, Global Blockchain Mining expects to have the servicenodes operational on the Laser, Ammbr […]

Sberbank CEO: Expects Industrial Blockchain Adoption in Under Two Years

The head of Russia’s Sberbank has set tongues wagging after he emerged bullish about the future of blockchain adoption. CEO Herman Gref is forecasting industrial scale adoption in as little as one or two years. Blockchain Adoption Gref believes the technology is on the cusp of entering the industrial development stage of its evolution. Speaking to […]

Tech Big News Roundup: Graph Blockchain in Discussions With the Ministry of Trade and Agriculture; Quebec Government Invests Up to $3 Million in Nuran; YDreams Closes Distribution Contract with STUDIO 41B

In case you missed it, here is this week’s technology big news roundup: Blockchain: Datametrex and Graph Blockchain in Discussions With the Ministry of Trade and Agriculture Cleantech: Kontrol Energy’s Operating Subsidiary CEMSI Receives $ 1.2 Million Emissions Analyzer Order from Global Mining Company Cloud: YDreams Closes Distribution Contract with STUDIO 41B to Deliver Arkave VR […]

LiteLink Tech Becomes Blockchain in Transport Alliance Member

LiteLink Technologies (CSE:LLT) is the latest company to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). Announced on Thursday (November 8), LiteLink, a blockchain solutions and payments provider, will benefit the BiTA in developing and establishing blockchain standards. BiTA was established in August 2017 by executives in the areas of technology and transportation who work to inform […]