Blockchain and Social Media: A Match Made in Heaven?

Social media platforms of the new future will be very different from what we have today, that is if the current trends are to sustain. Social networking is not an old phenomenon. It has picked up in the last two decades. At the dawn of the internet, as it started to gain mainstream adoption in […]

Blockchain Supply Market to Grow to $9 Billion: Allied Markey Research

Blockchain supply is poised to become a multi-billion dollar market. A study by market research firm Allied Markey Research indicates the size of the market could reach highs of $ 9 billion by 2025, representing an 80% growth from 2018 levels. Key Growth Drivers Blockchain is the underlying technology that powers an array of decentralized […]

Litecoin (LTC) Outperforms Bitcoin Ahead of Blockchain Halving

Litecoin (LTC) continues to outperform other cryptocurrencies ahead of the much-awaited halving of its blockchain. Over the last seven days, the altcoin has averaged 5% in returns compared to just 1% for Bitcoin (BTC). Other cryptocurrencies continue to post mixed fortunes after a meteoric rise in the first half of the year. LTC Halving The […]

Blockchain Firm AmaZix is Tackling Crypto Scams on Telegram: Here’s How

When something becomes popular, illegal activity tends to follow. The cryptocurrency market knows this all too well, which is why AmaZix this week opened up its “moderation bot” so crypto scams can be booted from Telegram, a popular messaging app. Here’s what we know. Telegram Crypto Scams On Wednesday, AmaZix, a blockchain advisory firm, said […]

IBM Shipping Blockchain Grows with Two More Carriers on Board

Announced today, IBM’s shipping blockchain, TradeLens, has signed up two more major shipping carriers. The tech giant owns the platform with container giant Maersk. IBM Shipping Blockchain Now, the company has added Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) to the network. Both are leading shipping carriers–ranked fifth and sixth in terms of size, respectively. Last […]

Walmart China Launches Blockchain Platform to Aid with Food Safety Scandals

As with cryptocurrencies, several companies are moving into the blockchain space. The latest, however, is Walmart China, which is the Chinese branch of the US supermarket chain. Here’s what we know. Walmart China Blockchain Platform: What We Know On June 25, Walmart China said it’s launched a blockchain platform that will address food safety concerns. […]

Blockchain Island Malta to Put All Rental Contracts on the Blockchain

Malta has welcomed cryptocurrency with open arms for the last two years—so much so, that several major crypto-related operations have set up shop there. In a bid to become the world’s greatest blockchain island, the company has brought major Asian exchanges Binance and OKEx, as well as Indian exchange Zebpay to its shores. Now, the […]

Legal & General Partners with Amazon to Develop Blockchain System

It was always going to happen. As the blockchain sector evolves, more companies will start merging into it. And this week, that’s precisely what British insurer Legal & General did. Yesterday, Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, announced that it’ll be working with Amazon to develop a blockchain system. Here’s everything we know. Legal […]

Visa B2B Connect: Cross Border Enterprise Payments on the Blockchain

Visa announced today that it is entering the $ 125 trillion money-transferring market and using blockchain technology to do so. Its new product, Visa B2B Connect, is newly launched and allows businesses to transfer money across the globe faster and safer. Let’s check this out. Visa B2B Connect The company has its sights set on […]

Microsoft Adds Blockchain Tools to Power Platform

It helps the cryptocurrency sector when the broader world begins to utilize the digital assets’ underpinning technology. Of course, I’m talking about blockchain technology. Therefore, it’s a great push for the decentralized asset when technology giant Microsoft clearly becomes a huge advocate for blockchain. How is it an advocate? Well, it is reportedly making blockchain-based tools […]

Gartner Blockchain Study: 90% of Current Blockchains Obsolete By 2021

According to a study executed by Gartner, 90% of the blockchains in use today will be obsolete or need complete replacing in only a couple of years. The Gartner blockchain study doesn’t sound too good, but it’s not all bad news. The Gartner Blockchain Study Gartner’s study says the following: “By 2021, 90% of current enterprise […]

Initial Exchange Offering: A Newcomer in the Blockchain Evolution

You’ve heard of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), but have you heard of an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO)? If not, don’t worry—today we’re taking a closer look at IEO. What Exactly is an Initial Exchange Offering? An Initial Exchange Offering and an Initial Coin Offering have the same goal—to raise funds. The key differentiating factor is […]

AURA Blockchain To Be Unveiled & Opera Adds TRON (TRX) Support

According to reports, the AURA blockchain—which was first mentioned in March—is ready for unveiling. AURA is a blockchain-powered platform that allows customers to verify the authenticity of luxury goods. The team behind its include ConsenSys, LVMH, and Microsoft. The AURA Blockchain Owners of luxury brands Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior, LVMH, is key to AURA’s inception. […]

LiteLink Selected by Deloitte as Blockchain Delivery Group

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF), a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payment solutions is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Deloitte Canada to bring technical experience to key client engagements. This collaboration has already generated a successful client engagement, as Deloitte […]

LiteLink Selected by Deloitte as Blockchain Delivery Group

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B:FF), a leader in logistics, artificial intelligence and digital payment solutions is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Deloitte Canada to bring technical experience to key client engagements. This collaboration has already generated a successful client engagement, as Deloitte […]

The Abyss Platform Partners With Epic Games – Blockchain Gaming

Epic Games—the developer behind the global success Fortnite—is partnering with blockchain game distribution platform, The Abyss. The company made the announcement earlier today. Epic Games and The Abyss Blockchain The Abyss blockchain is a new digital gaming platform that offers MMO’s (Massively Multiplayer Online games) and other video games. Offering a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) business model, […]

HTC’s Blockchain Phone Exodus | Adds In-Wallet Crypto Swaps

According to CoinTelegraph, HTC’s blockchain phone, Exodus 1, now allows users to trade cryptocurrency directly from the phone’s native crypto wallet. The Taiwanese technology giant made the announcement early on Tuesday. Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone – Native Wallet Trading HTC’s Zion Vault will now allow swaps between various cryptocurrencies. The new feature is the result […]

Pepsi Blockchain Trial a Success: Company Plans to Conduct More Soon

On Monday, May 6, media agency Mindshare said a Pepsi blockchain trial has been carried out and that it brought a 28% boost in supply chain efficiency. At the time of writing, PEP stock is down less than 1%. Here’s what we know. Pepsi Blockchain Trial: The Details Today, Mindshare said the Pepsi blockchain trial was […]

LSE Interested in Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers? CEO Hints Yes

On May 2, CNBC published an interview with Nikhil Rathi, the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, a 300-year old trading venue. In the interview, Rathi gave hints that the LSE is looking at blockchain technology. Here’s what we know. LSE Interested in Blockchain According to CNBC, Nikhil Rathi, who has been the CEO of […]

Amazon Web Services Introduces Managed Blockchain to Everyone

Amazon has made it into the blockchain industry, and on April 30, the company announced that its subsidiary Amazon Web Services was launching its Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB). Hyperleger Fabric & Ethereum Frameworks Amazon Web Services has said that its AMB is designed to allow companies and customers to easily create a blockchain network that […]

Samsung Blockchain? Tech Giant Developing Blockchain Network

South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly developing its own blockchain network. It’s expected the venture will lead to a Samsung token in the near future. Samsung Blockchain According to an internal source “familiar with Samsung’s internal situation,” the company’s wireless division is building a mainnet based on the Ethereum blockchain. Led by its blockchain task […]

IIN Blockchain Expanding: How JPMorgan Wants to Improve Banking

American investment and commercial banking giant JPMorgan Chase is looking forward to expanding the use of its leading blockchain technology, IIN (Interbank Information Network), to make payments in the banking industry easier and better. At the same time, it is also roping in various fintech firms to help with the platform’s functionality. IIN New Features […]

Proof of Capital: A New Blockchain Venture Fund Worth $50 Million

A new blockchain-focused venture capital fund called Proof of Capital has been established by a group of investors. The aim of the $ 50 million USD fund is to encourage further adoption of blockchain technology. Blockchain Venture Fund: Proof of Capital The new fund has been founded by three partners: Phil Chen, Chris McCann, and […]

How Cryptocurrency Traders Benefit from Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology is a critical infrastructure for the existence of cryptocurrency and arguably one of the reasons why cryptocurrencies exist. The two are different, but they are essentially part of the same system. Blockchain technology, therefore, affects traders directly but there are other ways that cryptocurrency traders benefit from the technology. It not only supports […]

Blockchain and Its Impact on Communications and Beyond

When people see blockchain, the first thing they probably think of is cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin. No doubt blockchain has been thrust into the limelight by the unprecedented popularity of Bitcoin and the universe of cryptocurrencies, but blockchain is more than just a technology used in transactions. Blockchain, simply put, is a distributed ledger of digital […]

PayPal Makes Blockchain Investment in Cambridge Blockchain

It’s a bullish day in the cryptosphere. Paypal makes a blockchain investment and Bitcoin jumps above $ 5,079 USD. Bitcoin Jump: April Fool’s Joke? Bitcoin gained 21% in early trade and has now slightly corrected back down to $ 4,712 according to CoinMarketCap. However, no one knows why the Bitcoin jump happened in the first […]

LVMH Blockchain: Louis Vuitton on the Blockchain?

Blockchain technology has many uses. Mostly synonymous with the financial sector and for crypto trading, it might surprise some to learn that the fashion industry has found a clever use for the technology. Dubbed the AURA blockchain, luxury brand conglomerate and owner of the Louis Vuitton fashion label, LVMH, has developed the LVMH blockchain. The […]

OKEx Blockchain: The OKChain will Test-Launch in June

Malta-based crypto exchange OKEx has announced plans for its own decentralized exchange or DEX on its own blockchain. The company made the announcement on Friday detailing the OKEx blockchain. OKEx Blockchain: OKChain According to a release on Medium, the company detailed how its operations team has been developing a blockchain called OKChain. The blockchain will be […]

Crypto News: OKEx Lists TRON and IBM Adds Two Blockchain Patents

In today’s edition of crypto news, we’ll cover OKEX’s latest addition to its customer-to-customer platform and IBM’s new blockchain patents. Crypto news has been a bit slow this week, in regards to big announcements but the two we’ll discuss today should give investors some confidence going into the weekend. OKEx Adds TRON (TRX) to C2C Platform […]

Blockchain Renewable Energy: Can Blockchain Change this Market?

According to experts from tech consultancy, Booz Allen Hamilton, the renewable energy markets across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) can be made more secure and cost-efficient using the blockchain. Blockchain and Renewable Energy Markets Cointelegraph details the GCC as a “regional political and economic union that includes all the Arab states of the Persian Gulf except […]