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Despite Prohibiting Crypto-Ads, Google To Develop Its Own Blockchain

It has not been long since Google [most use search engine] did ban cryptocurrency related ads, very similar to the giant Facebook. However, the leading search-bar has chosen to move forward with the technology behind cryptos and create its own blockchain with the aim to deliver transactional and cloud services: “The Alphabet Inc. unit is developing […]

Blockchain Technology can Create a Social Media Platform that Facebook Can Never be

Facebook has become so much more than a social media company over the years. Not all of their decisions are appreciated by the general public, though. It also seems the platform faces major concerns regarding privacy and censorship. Blockchain technology may very well be the undoing of platforms like these for many different reasons. Facebook […]

IBM Rocking the Blockchain Tech Related Projects – 400 and More!

The leading giant in the IT Sector – IBM has declared that accordingly with 63 blockchain clients, the firm is working on 400 projects that are supported on the technology. Names like Visa, Nestle, HSBC, Walmart and more are in the list of clients out of which 14 are concentrated on food tracking and global […]

Kenya’s Government Task Force to Explore Blockchains for Land and Education

Private companies, as well as national and local governments, have all caught media attention for announcing some kind of investigation or at least interest in the blockchain. Of course, one of the most notorious examples of this was Long Island Iced Tea Corporation’s pivot to Long Island Blockchain Corporation. On February 28, 2018, the Kenyan […]

1200 Australian New Agencies Are Selling Fractions of Crypto

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts from Australia now have the ability to purchase the digital assets bitcoin core (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) via regional 1,200 news agencies. Newsagents are using the idea to help declining interest in newspaper and magazines. Also Read: Australian High School to Host Information Night on Cryptocurrencies  Australians Can Now Buy Cryptocurrencies With 1,200 News […]

Credit Suisse and ING Group Complete $30 Million Securities Lending Transaction Using Blockchain Technology

Yesterday, Credit Suisse and ING Group completed a 25 million euro ($30.48 million) securities lending transaction using blockchain-based software. The transaction involved the banks swapping baskets of securities through an application from fintech company HQLAx, which was built with a blockchain created by bank consortium R3. The trade was one of the first examples of […]

Op Ed: What Do We Mean When We Talk About the “Blockchain Ecosystem”?

Ethereum has just announced its Ethereum Community Fund (ECF) grant program, an initiative launched by a collection of major players in the Ethereum world that is designed to accelerate the development of blockchain infrastructure apps and services. The stated aim of the ECF is to bring about “an environment where teams and ideas can thrive, […]

Montana Scores $250 Million Bitcoin Mining Campus

The Big Sky Country state of Montana keeps raking them in. For the second time this month, a mining operation is announcing its moving to the Butte area. Power Block Coin LLC is reportedly plunking down a quarter of a billion dollars to upgrade existing facilities to mine the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. Also […]

Crypto Nodes Are One Step Closer to Legal Protection in Arizona

The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill protecting blockchain node operators from local restrictions.

Long Blockchain Struggling: Nasdaq Issues Delisting Notice

Long Blockchain, the company formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea, has announced a new CEO and plans to spin off its original iced tea business. But there’s a problem: According to company’s balance sheets, it has no income or assets related to blockchain or cryptocurrency. Long Blockchain has been attempting to rebrand itself — […]