On Monday the blockchain research and development firm, Nchain, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the Bitcoin Cash-centric startup Handcash. The Handcash platform allows users to send BCH in a contactless manner using near field communication (NFC) technology. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block Rewards Nchain Acquires a…
A bill proposed by an Ohio Senator would let the state legally recognize blockchain records and smart contracts.
Forty percent of all Chinese blockchain startups emerged in 2017 alone, according to a new report published by China’s IT Ministry
Crypto is set for yet another banner year, especially if mainstream portrayals of it are any indication. Marvel Comics’ Hunt for Wolverine – Adamantium Agenda #1 and The Simpsons: Tapped Out video game are both working-in references to cryptocurrency into their respective storylines and quests in attempt to capture some of the excitement regarding money’s…
People’s Republic of China (PRC) 中华人民共和国 was one of the first governments to ban bitcoin, cryptocurrency. Now, the PRC is the first country to come out with official government crypto rankings. Its China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID) used three filters through which coins would be judged: innovation, technology, application. Rather surprisingly to some…
In a poor week for the wider markets, a listing on the Gemini exchange put a strong bid under zcash, producing gains of 50 percent.
Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country’s first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain.
Jesse Powell and Erik Voorhees delivered red-meat rhetoric but also made subtler points about New York’s cryptocurrency regulations at Consensus 2018.
First announced last year, Coinbase Custody is a cryptocurrency storage service directed specifically at large financial institutions.
Software giant SAP has announced a new food safety-related blockchain pilot and a collaboration with a Swiss supply chain startup.