Cryptocurrencies first appeared in 2008 and since then grew into a multi-billion dollar market. They are digital currencies for various purposes.
More Blockchain Openings At Facebook, Now At 20
Facebook, the social media giant is ever expanding its blockchain team.
U.S. Sea Food Giant, Bumble Bee Joins Hands With SAP for Blockchain Traceability of Food
Bumble Bee Food, the largest American Sea Food Brand, has partnered with German technology company, SAP for shifting its supply chain traceability on blockchain
UNICEF to Provide Internet to Schools in Kyrgyzstan Through Blockchain
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund is exploring the possibility of using blockchain to provide internet to schools in Kyrgyzstan.
Twitter CEO Hints at Investing USD 10,000 Per Week in Bitcoin
Twitter’s CEO has hinted at investing USD 10,000 per week in Bitcoin.
HTC Blockchain Phone to Have Opera Powered dApps
Smartphone manufacturer HTC has revealed that it will be partnering with Opera browser team for availability of dApps for its Exodus blockchain phone.
IBM’s X-Force Red Releases Enterprise Blockchain Security Tool
IBM has announced the launch of its X-Force Red team’s security testing tool for blockchain solutions.
Brazilian Expert: Blockchain Offers “Greater Proximity Between Doctors and Patients”
According to a Brazilian software expert, Blockchain allows for “greater proximity between doctors and patients”.
Utah Money Trasmitter Act May Not be Applicable on Blockchain Firms
A bill has been introduced by a Utah Senator which would see blockchain firms exempted from being classified as money transmitters.
Cryptocurrencies Deserve Finding “Sustainable Future in Economy”: NASDAQ CEO
CEO of NASDAQ, Adena Friedman, has said that cryptocurrencies should be given “an opportunity to find a sustainable future in our economy”.
IMF Warns Malta on “Significant Risks” of Crypto Growth
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), has sent a warning to Malta, saying that the country was adopting blockchain and cryptocurrency too fast.
Leaked Samsung S10 Pictures Show to have Crypto Wallet
A U.S. technology related publisher has revealed what he claims to be a picture of upcoming Samsung S10 with a crypto wallet.
Levi Strauss and Harvard to Trial Factory Safety on Blockchain
Levi Strauss has partnered up with Harvard to look into the possibility of blockchain being used for factory health and safety data recording.
UN Report: “Cryptocurrencies Represent a New Frontier”
The UN end year report has mentioned cryptocurrencies, as the “new frontier” that have the ability to radically change the financial systems worldwide.
WordPress Launching Blockchain Based Platform
WordPress will be launching a new blockchain based news platform with the help of Google and Consensys.
Blockchain Based Supply Chain in Consideration by SEAT Automotive
Automobile manufacturer SEAT announced its plan to use blockchain for its supply chain.
Russian Prime Minister Says 2018 Not A Reason to Bury Crypto
Russian Prime Minister, Dimitry Medvedev, has said the bearish market of 2018 does not mean we should bury crypto.
WWF Australia To Track Food with Blockchain
WWF Australia, will be using blockchain for food supply chain purposes. This was announced by the organization through a tweet on 17th January.
Bulgaria Imposes Taxes on Cryptocurrency Gains, Seeks 10%
Government of Bulgaria has imposed a 10% tax on crypto gains.
Spanish Power Company Iberdrola Uses Blockchain for Renewable Energy Tracking
Iberdrola, a major Spanish power company, has turned towards blockchain for tracking renewable energy, reports Europa Press.