China’s Congress Proposes Blockchain Development Fund

National People’s Congress, China’s parliament and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, the most powerful political advisory body in the country, have recently begun their annual sessions. These are widely referred...

Enterprise Blockchains: Seven Steps to Success

In my approximately two-decade career at Microsoft, I had the privilege and the opportunity to first work on the company’s emerging enterprise strategy, to architect and ship key enterprise technologies,...

Steem Soft Forks to Sanction Mysterious ‘Community321’ Account

Steem has executed a soft fork to restrict the rogue “community321” account from making transfers after the account sent nearly 24 million STEEM to Bittrex in protest of a hard...

Making Blockchain Safe and Secure, a Balancing Act That Never Ends

Blockchain technology has become synonymous with privacy and security, but those very characteristics have been put to the test over the past decade. With historical roots embedded in cryptography, many...

Coinbase to Custody FTX’s Exchange Token

Coinbase has announced that it will provide custody services for the exchange token of the Binance-backed crypto derivatives platform FTX (FTT) on May 22.Coinbase Custody will comprise the primary custodian...

Bad Crypto News of the Week

It’s been a good week for Bitcoin. The halving doesn’t seem to have done the top cryptocurrency any harm at all, with the dollar value up more than 8 percent...

Plus Token Leadership Faces Criminal Prosecution in China

One of the ringleaders of Plus Token is now facing criminal charges in China. Plus Token is one of the largest apparent scams in the cryptocurrency industry’s history.According to local...

Master of Puppets: Bitcoin Cuts the Strings

Did you notice the song that Christian Bale’s character was jamming out to in his office when his partner came in to pull the money in The Big Short? Well,...

South Korean University Announces New Blockchain Campus

South Korea’s Suseong University reached a deal on May 22 with the Korea Artificial Intelligence Association, or KORAIA, to create a blockchain and AI campus in Daegu.According to the announcement...

Ontology Partners With German Startup to Accelerate Supply Chain Identity Solutions

Ontology recently partnered with German digital identity and cloud wallet provider, Spherity, to collaborate on expediting development on digital identity solutions for products and enterprises.The partnership will see Spherity’s Cloud-Edge...

Yiedl Announces Marketplace for NFT Rentals and Mortgages

Tokyo-based crypto startup Yiedl has announced that it will launch a non-custodial peer-to-peer, or P2P, mortgage and rental market for non-fungible tokens, or NFTs.Speaking to Cointelegraph, Yiedl founder and chief...

Wyoming’s Congressional Blockchain Committee Holds First Meeting

On May 22, Wyoming’s Select Committee on Blockchain, Financial Technology and Digital Innovation technology convened in full for the first time, albeit virtually.Initially announced on May 17, the new select...

Crypto Exchanges Speak Out as Binance Takes CoinMarketCap’s Top Spot

For an industry that is supposed to be based upon decentralization, it appears to be getting crowded at the top, with a number of companies transforming into unspoken oligarchs, each...

Blockchain Intelligence Firm Wants to Prove Tim Draper Wrong on DeFi

The latest research from Flipside Crypto purports to disprove Tim Draper’s assumption that the advancements in DeFi will displace the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency.The report starts off...

Jack Dorsey Gives $5M to Support UBI ⁠— Could Crypto Deliver it?

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and mobile-payment platform Square, is donating $5 million to Humanity Forward, a group launched by crypto-friendly former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, as part of both...

Myanmar Central Bank Claims Crypto is Banned, Users Disagree

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) announced that it does not recognize cryptocurrencies as an official currency and anyone caught trading digital assets can be imprisoned or fined.But local crypto...

UAE Startup Relies on Blockchain Technology to Flatten COVID-19 Curve

UAE-based startup incubator, in5, is helping to design blockchain-based methods to contain the COVID-19 pandemic in the country and thus flatten the curve.According to a report published on May 20,...

Bittrex Is Puzzled Over 24M Stolen STEEM Tokens on Its Holding Account

Soon after an unknown entity “rescued” $5.7 million worth of STEEM tokens from a “New Steem” hard fork seizure, Bittrex confirmed that the funds reached their account. The crypto exchange...

Dapper Labs Welcomes CryptoKitties Onto Flow Blockchain

Dapper Labs has announced that its popular Ethereum-based collectibles game CryptoKitties will be launched on its Flow blockchain.Flow blockchain was built by Dapper Labs to address many of the challenges...

Mystery Account ‘Rescues’ $6M of STEEM From Hard Fork Seizure

As part of the long-running Steem drama, the Steem (STEEM) network experienced another fork today. Particularly designed to tackle “constant attack from malicious accounts,” the new hard fork doesn’t appear...