Crypto Movie Starring Alexis Bledel Coming Soon

This article was written by Mintdice. Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have been gaining more and more public attention over recent years. Now, the digital currency industry has hit Hollywood with the upcoming crime thriller “Crypto.” While this is not the first cryptocurrency movie ever made, it is the first movie that will be making a … Continue reading Crypto Movie Starring Alexis Bledel Coming Soon

IBM Partners With Columbia University to Boost Blockchain Application Development

Technology firm IBM partners with Columbia University to boost blockchain application development by launching a blockchain research center reported Coindesk on July 17. The blockchain center will open on Tuesday and will be located on the Manhattan campus of Columbia University in New York City. It will integrate blockchain applications by outlining both technical and academic … Continue reading IBM Partners With Columbia University to Boost Blockchain Application Development

GMO Will Use Blockchain to Facilitate Payments For Its New Internet Bank

Japan-based GMO will use blockchain to facilitate payments for its new internet bank, reported Coindesk on July 17. The digital services firm expressed through a company statement that it had partnered with Aozora Bank Group in order to be prepared for the development of the "next-generation" bank, a project they are working on since 2016. The … Continue reading GMO Will Use Blockchain to Facilitate Payments For Its New Internet Bank

MLB is Turning to Blockchain to Increase Its Fanbase

The Major League Baseball (MLB) is turning to blockchain to increase its fanbase by partnering with Lucid Sight, a blockchain gaming company to develop a dApp game on the ethereum blockchain, reported Yahoo Finance. The new game called MLB Crypto Baseball will allow baseball fans to buy avatars of their favorite moment in recent games by … Continue reading MLB is Turning to Blockchain to Increase Its Fanbase

American Express Plans to Use Blockchain to Prove When a Transaction Occurs

American Express plans to use blockchain to prove when a transaction occurs, as it explains in its patent application released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week, reported Coindesk on June 16. The filing explains a method using a "proof-of-payment system" that would "receive a payment confirmation including a transaction amount and a merchant identifier." … Continue reading American Express Plans to Use Blockchain to Prove When a Transaction Occurs

The Financial Stability Board Has Developed a Framework For Monitoring Cryptocurrency Assets

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is a group that is working on proposing recommendations to the G20 in order to develop the global economy effectively and has developed a framework for monitoring cryptocurrency assets, reported Coindesk on July 16. The FSB is working in collaboration with the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), the … Continue reading The Financial Stability Board Has Developed a Framework For Monitoring Cryptocurrency Assets

Malta is the Most Promising Blockchain-Friendly Jurisdiction

This article was written by Marlene Ronstedt, a writer and journalist that is currently working for Neufund as a blockchain reporter, and André Eggert, a partner at the law firm of LACORE LLP and the legal architect of Neufund.org, a platform for primary offerings of tokenized equity. They explain why Malta is the most promising blockchain-friendly jurisdiction. Among the handful … Continue reading Malta is the Most Promising Blockchain-Friendly Jurisdiction

Blockchain Technology Could ‘Change Our World More Than People Imagine.’ -Alibaba’s Co-Founder

Jack Ma, Alibaba's co-founder, mentioned that blockchain technology could "change our world more than people imagine," while speaking about the potential of the technology in Hong Kong attending the launch of its blockchain-based remittance service Gcash, reported Crypto Disrupt on June 26. The new service will be offered by Jack Ma's Ant Financial in collaboration … Continue reading Blockchain Technology Could ‘Change Our World More Than People Imagine.’ -Alibaba’s Co-Founder

TRON Activates its Mainnet

TRON (TRX), the tenth largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $2.7 billion, announced that its mainnet the TRON Foundation called "Independence Day" was activated on June 25, reported Cointelegraph. TRON's developers took almost four weeks for the mainnet transition period in order to make sure investors successfully moved their ERC-20 tokens into the new … Continue reading TRON Activates its Mainnet

Pharmaceuticals Giant Merck Plans to Use Blockchain to Verify the Authenticity of Medications

Pharmaceuticals giant Merck plans to use blockchain to verify the authenticity of medications by following them as they move through the supply chain, reported Coindesk on June 25. Merck filed a patent application that was published last Thursday where it describes a method the blockchain could be used to track a physical object as it … Continue reading Pharmaceuticals Giant Merck Plans to Use Blockchain to Verify the Authenticity of Medications