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 […]

Public vs Private Blockchains; Ernst & Young’s New Blockchain Prototype

On October 30th, Ernst & Young (EY) announced a world-first for distributed ledgers. Called the Ernst & Young Ops Chain Public Edition, the company created a new blockchain prototype that combines the security of the public ledger model with the privacy of the private ledger model—thus a private blockchain. It does this by using zero-knowledge proof […]

BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group Executive Chairman is Keynote Speaker at NATO’s Cyber Security Lecture Series

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, will be represented at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO’s) Science and Technology Organization lecture series IST-143 on Cyber Security Science and Engineering, in Vancouver, Canada, […]

BNP Paribas, HSBC, and 10 Other Banks Launch Hong Kong Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

A new Hong Kong-based blockchain trade finance platform has just launched this week that was developed by twelve major global banks, Reuters reported this Wednesday. The platform was developed by Canadian-based HSBC, France-based BNP Paribas, Great Britain-based Standard Chartered, and nine other major banks. Blockchain Trade Finance Platform The new platform is called eTrade Connect, and […]

CBSA to Test IBM and Maersk Blockchain Platform

IBM (NYSE:IBM) and A.P. Moller-Maersk announced on Thursday (October 25) that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will trial run a blockchain-based digital shipping service jointly developed by the two companies. The solution, called TradeLens, was first revealed in August by IBM and Maersk and aims to provide secure real time data tracking in shipments […]

Where Does Blockchain Stand in the International Remittance Market?

Data shows that the international remittance market is huge. In 2016, migrants living in different parts of the world transferred more than $ 570 billion USD to their home countries. Even though several FinTech overseas money transfer companies have made their presence felt in recent times, the field is still dominated by three of the original […]

Blockchain and Shipping: Samsung SDS Signs Deal with Largest Port in Europe

Samsung SDS, the blockchain subsidiary of the tech giant Samsung, has just announced its partnership with Europe’s largest port, the Port of Rotterdam. In addition to this agreement, the Major Dutch bank, ABN AMRO, will also be in on the blockchain and shipping deal. Samsung SDS: Blockchain and Shipping The Samsung subsidiary released the news […]

TRON (TRX) ‘Partnership’ with Baidu has Nothing to do with Blockchain

The TRON (TRX) and Baidu ‘partnership’ all started with a tweet. Finally, First time to partner with tens of billions USD valuation industry giant. Guess the name 😊#TRON #TRX $ TRX — Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) October 12, 2018 TRON’s founder, Justin Sun, is notorious for vague ‘pump’ tweets and this one was no different. TRON’s ICO […]

Spacebit to Bring Blockchain to the Global Space Economic Forum

Noordwijk, Netherlands – October 2018. The Global Space Economic Forum 2018 (GSEF) organized and run by European Space Agency (ESA) will include keynotes from Spacebit founder Pavlo Tanasyuk, who will talk about the applications of blockchain technology for space missions and explore the ideas behind space asset tokenization The full agenda can be accessed here. […]

Sony Reveals Rights Management System Built on Blockchain

Multinational technology company Sony (NYSE:SNE; TYO:6758) announced on Monday (October 15) that it is now officially developing a digital content rights management system built on blockchain. In the company’s press release, Sony said that the platform is focused on “managing rights-related information of written works.” Features of the unnamed project include showing data and and […]

The Biggest Blockchain Trends According to the 5 Experts!

This article covers the take of 5 experts from diverse fields of blockchain technologies on widely discussed blockchain trends. Since the inception of blockchain in the year 2008, the digital world has experienced a massive revolution. The blockchain technology has undergone a considerable evolution in a short period. It has been pushing limits and setting […]

Fortnite on the Blockchain? It Could Soon Be a Possibility

According to its website, blockchain creator MagnaChain is “changing the rules of the game.” And with a reported partnering with the popular video game Fortnite, could it be about to change the rules of the biggest game in the world? Could we be playing Fortnite on the blockchain soon? Fortnite on the Blockchain The most important […]

Luxury Condo in Manhattan Will be ‘Tokenized’ on the Ethereum Blockchain

It’s the first of its kind. According to Forbes, a luxury condo development in Manhattan, which is valued at more than $ 30 million, will be tokenized on the worldwide Ethereum blockchain, making the luxury condo a tokenized real-world asset. The building comprises of 12 units at 1700 sq ft each and is located on […]

eXeBlock Unveils eXeChain, a New Scalable Blockchain Platform Designed to Run Multiple Smart Contracts Within the Same Platform

eXeBlock Technology Corp (CSE:XBLK) (‘eXeBlock’ or the ‘Company’) is pleased to announce the development of a new Blockchain platform “eXechain”. The platform is designed to support and run Solidity (Ethereum) smart contracts at 1000 times faster than the Ethereum based blockchain platform and will also support WASM (EOS) smart contracts. “Developers will be able to […]

How Can You Stay Ahead of Competition in the Blockchain Industry?

Blockchain can be explained as an innovative technology that’s designed to transform the digital landscape. It was originally a decentralized ledger used for transactions in bitcoins. This ledger comprises various linked blocks of transactions in which an identical copy was meant to be stored on every computer that was part of this network. The changes […]

Sidechains Promise a Seamless Way to Play for Money on Blockchain

What if players could arrange a spontaneous cash game of any multiplayer title with tailored rules and the means to enforce fairness?  It would need to be secure, so that gamers know there’s no chance of foul play, but also has to cater to the demands of a large number of players. Otherwise, there is […]

Austria will Use Ethereum’s Blockchain for Government Bonds

Blockchain technology is becoming a firm favorite for government economies across the globe. Austria is the latest country to speak of its desire to implement the technology. Austria will use Ethereum’s blockchain, but for what? Well, the European country is looking to raise funds. It will be auctioning $ 1.3 billion worth of government bonds and will use […]

Goldman Sachs and Google Ventures Lead Investments into Blockchain Payment Company Veem

The blockchain payment company Veem just announced it has closed a $ 25 million funding round. The company closed its Series B funding round back in 2017. Veem states that Goldman Sachs and Google Ventures led the new funding round. Veem The latest round raised by the blockchain payment company Veem included a slew of […]

Favre-Leuba Selects WISekey’s WISeAuthentic Blockchain Platform to Protect Timepieces

WISeKey International Holding  (SIX: WIHN; OTCQX: WIKYY) has announced that it has partnered with Favre-Leuba AG to implement the WISeAuthentic Blockchain edition to authenticate and protect Favre-Leuba’s watches. As quoted in the press release: Purchasing an exclusive Swiss watch is always a matter of great joy and pride, but this purchase comes with the concern that […]

Is the Blockchain Ecosystem Heading in a Different Direction With New Technologies?

Bitcoin remains the primary and first use case for blockchain technology, though there remain doubts as to its efficacy as not just a currency, but also as a payment rail that can reliably facilitate global transfers. This has led to three alternative proposals, none without their issues but all envisioning a better solution which is […]

Crypto in Japan: Yen-backed Crypto in the Works by Chinese Blockchain Company

Japan just received some crypto-positive news, as a Chinese blockchain company just unveiled it’s working on a yen-backed cryptocurrency. Crypto in Japan has always been widely accepted, but it is quite the opposite in China—the country went as far as to create its own cryptocurrency firewall. The South China Morning Post reported this morning that Grandshores […]

How to Choose a Blockchain Platform for Your Business

The growing popularity of crypto investments has aroused a keen interest in blockchain technologies and their possibilities. Today, blockchain is used as a generic term, and most people associate it with Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency created using the distributed ledger technology for the first time. However, the potential and scope of the application of decentralized ledgers […]

Jack Ma on Blockchain: Chief Exec Thinks Blockchain Will Be “Useless” If It Doesn’t Help the Environment

Jack Ma, Alibaba’s Executive Chairman, has never been shy about his thoughts on the newest and latest technology. The Chinese businessman, investor, and philanthropist has been a long-proponent of blockchain technology but recently made a firm statement on its future. Let’s take a closer look at Jack Ma on blockchain. Jack Ma on Blockchain Ma […]

360 Blockchain is Paving the Way for Blockchain Growth

360 Blockchain Inc (CSE:CODE; FWB:C5B; OTCPINK:BKLLF) was featured in an article by NXTalpha. The article covered 360 Blockchain’s US CEO Jeff Koyen’s involvement with the company. It also discussed how the company’s portfolio is helping pave the way for understanding the technology and how they’re setting the foundations for the industry. The article outlined each of […]

Stellar (XLM) Embraced by Visa-Backed Blockchain Company

The Stellar Foundation is a non-profit blockchain project that built the Stellar network. The Stellar ecosystem holds the digital token Stellar (XLM), or Stellar lumens. The for-profit subsidiary of the Stellar Foundation, Lightyear, purchased Chain for around $ 40 million. As part of the all-cash deal, all of Chain’s existing investors, such as Citi Ventures, […]

Blockchain for Crime Prevention in the Legal Cannabis Space

Blockchain technology has been expanding its reach across multiple industries since its inception.  As the cannabis market transitions into its legal framework, using blockchain for crime prevention in this space is a concept that is becoming more and more viable. In Canada, we are witnessing something that has only happened a few other times throughout […]

Linux Foundation Launches Training Course for Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain Technology

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit organization which, according to its website, “supports the creation of sustainable open source ecosystems by providing financial and intellectual resources, infrastructure, services, events, and training.”  The organization aims to provide an array of blockchain courses, catering to a job demand. Blockchain Courses The Linux Foundation offers blockchain focused education services including […]

Cobalt Blockchain Inc. Terminates LOI with Noble Mineral Exploration Ltd.

Cobalt Blockchain Inc. (“COBC” or the “Company”) (TSXV:COBC) announces that it has terminated its Letter of Intent dated September 29, 2017 with Noble Mineral Exploration Ltd. (“Noble”) with respect to Noble’s Dargavel Township property (see October 2, 2017 Press Release). On August 27, 2018 Noble announced that it would be unable to provide geological information […]

Crypto Daily News: Nearly 75% of Americans Know What Bitcoin is Now; Twitter Considering Blockchain

In today’s edition of crypto daily news, we’ll look at a new survey that shows that 80% of Americans have heard of Bitcoin, as well as at the details of Twitter looking in blockchain technology. Crypto Daily News: September 6th, 2018 Survey Shows 80% of Americans Know about Bitcoin Published today by the polling firm […]