• Blockchain Gets Fruity: (Aspiring) FinTech Group Pursues Juicy Tech

    A company recently unveiled its new fruit product, but it also engages in financial technology development. Is it normal to have a FinTech-fruit juice hybrid as a business model? According to a Wednesday announcement, Future FinTech Group Inc. has released a line of fruit-based enzyme drinks under its Chinese Hedetang food brand. Called Xian Mei […]
  • If Bitcoin is Rat Poison, the Banks Are the Rats: Pantera Capital CEO

    Pantera Capital officials continue to maintain an upbeat outlook for cryptocurrency amidst the current market downturn. In an ICO and digital asset funds conference call Tuesday, CEO and chief investment officer Dan Morehead said blockchains are the next step in the evolution of equity, while cryptocurrency is a superior form of currency. He called bitcoin […]
  • Brian Armstrong: Coinbase Signed Up 50,000 Users per Day in 2017

    Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said in an August 14 interview with Bloomberg that it was signing up 50,000 users per day in 2017. Speaking at the Bloomberg Players Technology Summit in San Francisco on Tuesday, Armstrong said that the “technology [Bitcoin] is going through a series of bubbles and corrections, and each time […]
  • Prime Trust Enters Crypto Custody Race, Will Hold ‘Any’ Ethereum Token

    Prime Trust, a small U.S. financial institution that’s played a behind-the-scenes role in several dollar-backed cryptocurrencies, is entering the hotly competitive crypto custody business. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the Nevada trust company quietly began offering cold storage for bitcoin in mid-July, and will announce next week that it can also handle custody for ether and any […]
    • by Ian Allison
    • August 15, 2018
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  • IBM-Maersk Blockchain Platform Adds 92 Clients As Part Of Global Launch

    Some of the largest supply chain companies in the world have begun the process of moving their work to a blockchain. A previously unnamed collaborative effort between the world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, and IBM, has now grown to 92 participants and been dubbed: TradeLens. Far from an early prototype, the blockchain platform has been […]
    • by Michael del Castillo
    • August 10, 2018
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    Lisk-Based Data Analysis Blockchain Startup, MADANA, to Open Whitelist Sign-Up on August 1st Berlin, Germany, July 23, 2018: MADANA, a Germany-based patent-pending blockchain platform for data analysis that enables participants to engage in a data market with their own protected data, this week announced their pre-ICO whitelist sign-up will officially take place on August 1, […]
  • Controversial Blockchain Project Tezos to Be Audited by ‘Big Four’ PwC

    The Tezos Foundation has announced that the international professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland (PwC) will conduct an external audit of its finances and operations. In an official announcement Monday, July 23, the Foundation claimed to be the “first large-scale blockchain organization” to be audited by PwC. PricewaterhouseCoopers, headquartered in London, U.K., is one of the […]
    • by Macdonald
    • July 27, 2018
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  • Joseph Lubin: People Said Ethereum Could Not Be Done, but It Is a Remarkable Success

    “[..]I met Joe. Joe is the CEO of ConsenSys, and he has something about him; he is an inspirational figure, he has this ability to excite people about this future” This is how Ajit Tripathi, a partner at ConsenSys, described Joseph Lubin during the recent interview to Cointelegraph in response to a question about why […]
    • by Catherine Ross
    • July 27, 2018
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  • Here’s how GDPR and the blockchain can coexist

    When an enforceable right meets an immutable ledger, it looks like a textbook clash of law and technology. On the one hand, we have the General Data Protection Regulation laws (GDPR), which aims to give people a say in how information about them is processed. For example, individuals have the right to request that their […]
    • by Binary District Journal
    • July 27, 2018
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  • Blockchain Could Be the Savior of Free Speech

    Many governments and businesses today use censorship software to monitor people’s online activity and prohibit access to undesirable content. According to Freedom House, Internet freedom in 2017 dropped for the seventh year in row, with as many as two-thirds of all web users facing state censorship. Fortunately, there’s a technology that allows people to circumvent […]
    • by Mick Hagen
    • July 27, 2018
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