How Not to Lose Your Cryptocurrency License in Estonia

Recently, there have been discussions regarding Estonia’s new law on cryptocurrency, the revocation of 500 crypto licenses in Estonia, and companies exiting from Estonian regulatory jurisdiction. Let’s focus on three...

Tencent Builds Blockchain Platform for China’s Oldest Wine Producer

Chinese tech giant Tencent has revealed its plan for creating a blockchain-based wine traceability platform in collaboration with Changyu, China’s biggest and oldest wine producer, according to local news on...

Decentralized Energy is Key to a DeFi Future

Decentralized Energy (DeEn) leverage DApps and smart contracts on Ethereum to conduct transactions and trade energy assets. In a paper released July 31, Lition, a Berlin-based sustainable tech startup that...

Former China Central Bank Exec Pushes for Digital Currencies

The former vice president of China’s central bank pushed for central bank digital currencies positioning it as a substitute for cash in circulation.Wang Yongli, former vice president of Bank of...

Blockchain-based IP Protection Application Gets Investment

Blockchain venture capital fund NEM Ventures has reportedly invested in SharpShark, a Chilean startup leveraging the Symbol blockchain platform to offer timestamping solutions for content creators to protect their intellectual...

Today’s Cryptocurrency Trusts and Hedge Funds Amid Financial Crisis

On July 22, 2020, the United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency published a letter clarifying that national banks and federal savings associations can indeed take custody of cryptocurrency...

Blockchain Is Key to Future ‘Hyperconnected Economy,’ Say Researchers

According to a report by market research firm HFS Research, blockchain technology will play a decisive role in establishing the future “hyperconnected economy.”A report excerpt recently released by HFS for...

Cryptojacking Attacks Are Seriously Underestimated, Says BlackBerry VP

Cryptojacking attacks are both an internal and external threat, as the hacking groups are getting more organized in attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in the networks. However, there are also cases...

After the US Senate Pros and Cons on Digital Money — What Do We...

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly accelerated the digitalization of economies across the globe, opening up discussions on the future of digital financial services and whether our economy should advocate for...

Decentralized Exchanges Are Building a Life Raft but Need a Bridge

Recently, crypto traders have shown a lot of enthusiasm for decentralized exchanges, or DEXs. The enthusiasm is warranted. We’re starting to see the fruits of many years of hard work...

Blockstack CEO Says Bitcoin Is a Better DeFi Solution Than Most Think

As interest in smart contracts surges, some Bitcoiners are asking: why can't Bitcoin (BTC) become the foundation for smart contracts too, instead of Ethereum (ETH)?Muneeb Ali, co-founder and CEO of...

Title Token for Blockchain Estate Registry, Part 2

Title token is a record of ownership similar to the one made in a traditional estate registry. This concept is designed as an alternative to security tokens and various financial...

Total Value Locked in DeFi Hits New ATH of $4B

The Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, industry continues its massive growth trajectory as the total value locked in the DeFi markets hits $4B, according to data from major industry website DefiPulse.com.Total...

Raising the Security Bar? Dash Claims a 51% Attack Is Not Enough

Dash recently claimed it had been the world’s safest cryptocurrency for a year due to its innovative technology called ChainLocks that allegedly makes a 51% attack nearly impossible. Fully implemented...

A 17 Year Old Was Just Arrested in Connection With Twitter’s Recent Hack

Authorities have taken a 17-year-old into custody, alleging the not-yet-adult cooked up the massive Twitter breach. "Early this morning, the FBI, IRS, US Secret Service, and Florida law enforcement placed a...

Blockchain Could Help Content Generation Industry Be More Profitable

Chinese content generation platform TikTok, a video-sharing app that has been called the fastest-growing social networking service in history, has been in the spotlight since early 2019 and now surpasses...

Blockchain Is Part of Australia’s Cyber Security Solution, Say Experts

A cyber security and blockchain forum with leading Australian experts and government officials has identified blockchain technology as a direct response to an increase in cyber attacks targeting the integrity...

As Private Seed Funds Dry Up, European Blockchain Firms Seek Public Backing

A Slovak blockchain startup serves as the chief example of pandemic venture capital developments in central and eastern Europe (CEE), in a new report from Reuters on July 31.In the...

Overstock’s Blockchain Ventures Booming in Q2

Recent Q2 financial details from blockchain-involved company Overstock show triple digit percentage growth compared to the same time in 2019."Total net revenue was $783 million, an increase of 109% year...

William Shatner’s NFT Collectibles Sell Out at Warp Speed

Digital collectibles featuring personal memorabilia from the actor best known as Captain Kirk of the USS Enterprise have sold out in just minutes.Non-fungible token (NFT) trading cards featuring images from...