China Quietly Makes It Illegal to Run a Node Without Gov’t Approval

China has introduced new regulations intended to promote the ‘healthy development’ of blockchain technology. However, the new law also entitles the Cyberspace Administration of China to supervise node operators, as well as to request private information.  New Blockchain Regulations China’s Office of Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission (CAC) issued new regulations dubbed “Regulations on the Management […]

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McKinsey & Company: Blockchain Technology Isn’t Living Up to the Hype

McKinsey & Company, the leading consulting firm, says blockchain technology is failing to transition past its pioneering stage. The company notes, however, that payments may not be the best use-case for a complex technology like blockchain. Houston, We Don’t Have Lift Off Major consulting company McKinsey & Company has published an article on the current issues […]

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The SEC Wants to Engage the Crypto Community through FinHub

The launch of FinHub shows that the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is increasingly focusing on 4th Industrial Revolution technologies. Among these technologies, Bitcoin and artificial intelligence (AI) continues to enjoy prominence. Crypto Enthusiasts Can Engage the SEC through FinHub On October 18, 2018, the SEC launched the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) to […]

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UPS Files For a Patent for Blockchain-based Shipping System

Despite the fact that the overall cryptocurrency market has declined with around 70 percent since January 2018, interest in blockchain-based technology grows stronger. Yet another major company, UPS, demonstrates its serious intentions for implementing DLT in its operations. UPS Boards the Blockchain Bandwagon The shipping giant UPS has filed an application for a patent with […]

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Lition is The World’s First Operational Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading Platform

“Bringing power to the people,” is the motto of Berlin-based Lition, and the green energy blockchain trading platform is poised to do that globally. The project brings transparency and sustainability into the currently closed-off energy system and directly links clean energy producers to consumers on Lition’s blockchain application. The company is already licensed as an […]

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Tech Talent Exodus Towards Blockchain Could be an Indicator of Crypto Success

Facebook may have made a significant blockchain hire recently, but there is a shift occurring in the technological landscape as leading tech giants are seeing an exodus of their top talent toward careers in blockchain. Could this be an indicator of success for the cryptocurrency sector? Just last week, Facebook hired its first Director of […]

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Module Poised to Refashion the World of Mobile Device Storage

The era when smartphone users walked around with gigabytes of unused and underutilized storage space has come to an end. Module has developed a revolutionary blockchain-based technology that will allow individuals to lease their unused storage space for a variety of uses and be rewarded for it! Their talented group of Japanese programmers is developing […]

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IOTA Smart City Project Granted €20 Million in EU Funding

The +CityxChange consortium, which includes the IOTA Foundation, has won a bid to lead a new smart city lighthouse project under an EU research and innovation program. A total of €30 million euros worth of backing has been committed, the majority from the EU, for seven EU cities to experiment with smart positive energy innovations. […]

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Why Waves is the Best Option for Airdrops

Waves, a major custom tokens blockchain valued at more than $310 million and currently the 44th-ranked cryptocurrency overall, has successfully turned itself into the most efficient and low-cost platform for airdrops — thanks to its top-of-the-line infrastructure and unique scaling solutions. Airdrops are the New ICOs Initial coin offerings once reigned supreme in the cryptocurrency […]

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AliPay CEO Jack Ma Confirms Successful 3-Second Blockchain Remittance

Jack Ma’s Ant Financial (AliPay) has revealed it has successfully trialled a new Blockchain remittance service which it plans to expand throughout the world. Ma: Blockchain Remittances Will Go Global As online news resource cnLedger reported on Twitter June 25 quoting Chinese cryptocurrency news media, the company formerly known as AliPay developed and piloted its […]

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