European Space Agency Funds Blockchain Project to Improve Mining Data Transparency

Blockchain technology is gaining more and more use cases by the day. Other than often highlighted use cases in the world of finance, logistics and medicine, it is also gaining popularity in space. The European space agency, a major intergovernmental…

Chinese Insurance Firms are use Blockchain Technology to Process Coronavirus Claims

Chinese local news outlet, the South China Morning Post reported on Sunday February 9 that Insurance firms in China are using the Blockchain to manage Coronavirus-related claims. The report said that Chinese online mutual aid platform Xiang Hu Bao added…

The UAE Health Ministry Reveals Blockchain Solution for Medical Data

The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has teamed up with the Ministry of Presidential affairs as well as Dubai Healthcare City, to launch a Blockchain-based health data storage platform. According to the Emirates News Agency on Feb 2,…

Mercedes to use Blockchain to track Carbon Emissions in Cobalt Supply Chains

Major car manufacturer Mercedes Benz and Blockchain startup Circulor have joined forces to roll out a pilot for tracing carbon emissions in the cobalt supply chain. According to a press release on Jan 30, this partnership will be part of…

Huobi Partners with UAE Firm to Offer Crypto Real Estate Payment Services

Big name cryptocurrency exchange Huobi will be partnering with a real estate firm in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to allow real estate investors to pay in cryptocurrencies. The major exchange out of Singapore has partnered with fäm Properties- a…

Juve fans Select New Goal Song in Socios poll

The fans of Italian Soccer giants and league champions Juventus have used the Socios platform to identify the song to be played on match days every time the team puts the ball on the back of the opposition’s net. Juventus…

China’s Top Bank says that a Government Backed Digital Currency is Close

The people’s bank of China has said that it is progressing smoothly with its development of a government backed digital currency. The bank issued this statement during a conference in Beijing that was held on Jan 2-3 according to an…

Chinese Province Launches Blockchain-based SME Financing Project

The Chinese province of Guangdong’s government launched a Blockchain based financing platform that will help small enterprises in the region access loan financing quicker from commercial banks. The government led project is supported by Oneconnect, which is a fintech firm…

Investors Seek to Exhume Body of Dead Crypto Executive

Back in late January, the wife of a crypto exchange founder testified that her husband had died without giving out a password that can unlock $137 million worth of crypto assets. Outraged investors are having none of it and are…

Three Men Charged by U.S Authorities Over $722 Million Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Three men have been charged by U.S authorities for having taken part in a $722 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme. The three Matthew Brent Goettsche 37, Joseph Frank Abel 49, and Jobadiah Sinclair Weeks 38, have all been charged with conspiracy…