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 […]

JSEcoin To Launch World’s Largest Blockchain Ad-Exchange

JSEcoin, the popular browser mining platform, has released further information on their upcoming ad-exchange. The JSE Ad-Exchange JSE plans to leverage their existing 24,000 publisher websites to create an ad-exchange which will enable media buyers and brand advertisers to purchase digital ad placements direct from website owners. The exchange will work as a marketplace with […]

Blockchain in Focus for Major Chinese Banks

Two of China’s largest banks are cashing in on blockchain technology –at least according to local Chinese reports. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) (SHA:601398) has made its plans known to begin using blockchain as well as other technological advancements, BiaNews reported on September 1. According to the publication, the bank’s chairman, Yi […]

Crypto Daily News: Chinese Central Banks Launches Testing of Blockchain Platform and Robinhood adds Candlestick Charts

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the details of the Chinese Central Bank launching its blockchain platform and Robinhood launching candlestick charts on its app. Crypto Daily News: September 4th, 2018 Cryptocurrency News: Chinese Central Bank The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has officially launched the beta testing phase of its blockchain […]

Is Tourism the Next Sector to Benefit from Blockchain Technology?

Each day, more and more blockchain technology-based solutions are being developed across various major industries and applications globally. It’s also evident how the blockchain revolution has brought about great success, especially in the financial sphere. In fact, as time goes by, we expect to see more industries adopting this technology. The nascent rise of blockchain […]

Cobalt Blockchain Extends Private Placement

Cobalt Blockchain Inc. (“COBC” or the “Company”) (TSXV:COBC) is extending its previously announced brokered equity private placement of up to 12 million common shares at a price of 25 cents per common share, for gross proceeds of up to $ 3-million. In connection with the private placement, the company has agreed to pay IBK Capital Corp. a cash […]

Eliminating Crypto Myths: Understanding When to Use Blockchain

As we move into a brave new financial world with cryptocurrency and blockchain solutions, capturing the essence of crypto in a bottle can be a tricky affair. As the benefits of blockchain and digital currencies are different for everyday users in comparison to businesses, it is important to differentiate between the two and to eliminate […]

Canadian Government Body Builds Ethereum Blockchain Explorer

A Canadian body called The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) announced on Monday, August 20th, that it has built an Ethereum blockchain explorer. The NRC manages a Canadian-government-funded research program named the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) and it is this program which is hosting its own Ethereum blockchain explorer. Ethereum Blockchain Explorer IRAP has implemented the blockchain-based […]

Can Blockchain Technology Disrupt the Cannabis Black Market?

Come mid-October 2018, both medical and recreational cannabis will be legal across Canada. When first introduced, the Trudeau Government made it clear the intent of legalization is to stamp out the country’s entrenched black market—one-third of which is supplied by organized crime. In a recent study, Statistics Canada found that despite the establishment of government-sanctioned […]

UPS Files Blockchain Patent to Track Packages

Package delivery and supply chain management giant United Parcel Service (UPS) (NYSE:UPS) has filed a blockchain-based patent for tracking and sending packages worldwide. The US Patent & Trademark Office published UPS’ application on August 16. It details how the technology will be used to facilitate packages at a global scale. Called an “[a]utonomous services selection system […]

Going Beyond the Cryptocurrency Hype with Blockchain

Bitcoin has been on a roller coaster ride in its price, its value reached as high as $ 20,000 in late 2017 to as low as $ 6,000 within a time frame of just six months. The highly volatile nature of Bitcoin is certainly a blotch on its reputation and certainly this could be why […]

Goonhilly and Spacebit Partner To Accelerate Commercial Space Exploration Through Blockchain Technology

Goonhilly Earth Station, the UK satellite communications innovator and space gateway, has today announced that it is collaborating with space blockchain technology pioneers, Spacebit, to develop the use of blockchain technology for space-based data applications and mission deployment. Blockchain technology has the potential to introduce new techniques to accelerate space exploration by creating an ecosystem […]

After Months of Waiting, JD.com Launched its Blockchain Platform and Mobile App

JD.com has been busy today. On Friday, the Chinese e-commerce company rolled out two new products: a JD.com blockchain platform and a JD.com app. The latter is the platform’s first use case. Here’s what we know.  JD.com Blockchain Platform: Officially Live  Today, JD.com posted a press release, which stated that the company had not only created […]

UEFA’s New Ticketing System Uses Blockchain Technology

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has made quite the revolutionary announcement today. No, Lionel Messi has not quit football or anything like that, rather the announcement revealed the new UEFA ticketing system. And the new UEFA ticketing system uses blockchain technology. Get in! The UEFA Ticketing System UEFA successfully deployed its new blockchain ticketing system […]

AXS Blockchain Solutions Inc. and Chainlinks Lab Inc. Announce Name Change to LiteLink Technologies Inc. and LiteLink Labs Inc.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, August 16, 2018 – LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:BAXS) (FRA: C0B) a leader in blockchain solution development, is pleased to announce that it will change its name from “AXS Blockchain Solutions Inc.” to “LiteLink Technologies Inc.” Effective at the market opening on August 21, 2018, the common shares of the Company are […]

SEC’s Riot Blockchain Inquiries Continue

Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ:RIOT) remains under hot water by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On Tuesday (August 14), the company filed its 10-Q quarterly report to the SEC and revealed additional information about the SEC’s ongoing investigations into its business practices. The filings indicate the SEC is investigating several of the company’s registration statements in addition […]

Golden Gate Ventures to Launch $10 Million Blockchain and Crypto Fund

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Crypto Daily News: World Bank Prepping for Blockchain Bond and Facebook Exec Steps Down from Board at Coinbase

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the World Bank preparing to launch the world’s first blockchain bond and why Facebook executive David Marcus is stepping down from Coinbase. Crypto Daily News: August 10th, 2018 World Bank Blockchain Bond According to CNBC, The World Bank has just made a huge announcement in the […]

Trillion-Dollar Shipping Industry Betting Big On Blockchain

FN Media Group Presents Cryptocurrencynews.com Market Commentary In the United States shipping and logistics accounts for nearly $ 1.5 trillion each year. With networks of producers, shippers, and consumers coordinating to access products, inefficiencies are an inevitable industry reality. In an effort to address these problems, companies around the world are working to revolutionize shipping […]

Korean Blockchain Association Asks State for Crypto and Blockchain Adoption

Last month, the Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion Association was established. While the association is still relatively new, it’s already making major moves. This week, the association called for not only Korean crypto regulation but Korean blockchain regulation as well. Here’s what we know. Korean Crypto Regulation and Korean Blockchain Regulation On August 8th, the Korea Joongang […]

VIDEO — Blockchain Update July 2018

July was another bustling month for cryptocurrencies and blockchain, with digital currency favorite bitcoin reaching a two-month high during the month and a number of blockchain mining companies filling the month with progress updates. Case in point, bitcoin recovered from its 2018 lows of US$ ,5826.41 in June, starting the month off at US$ 6,500 […]