Volvo to Use Blockchain to Monitor Conflict Free Cobalt

Chinese auto maker Volvo cars, has made electric cars with cobalt mapped on a Blockchain according to a recent Reuters report. Volvo cars, which is owned and operated by the Geely Automotive Group also joined a project to monitor cobalt…

Ripples Partners with Kyoto and Tokyo Universities for Blockchain Research

Cryptocurrency giant Ripple has announced that it has partnered with Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo as part of its University Blockchain Research initiative (UBRI). These new Japanese partnerships were announced through a press release on Monday. According to…

Experts foresee high-value blockchain construction industry use cases

Experts see a high value in blockchain construction use cases and foresee that the promising technology will make the industry more efficient.

The Number of Crypto Lobbyists is Rising!

Even as the naysayers and crypto cynics make their voices heard, crypto continues to grow and march on. Data indicates that the number of verified users has ballooned and that adoption is quickly gaining traction. Compared to the 2017 boom…

Blockchains.com Founder acquires Community Bank to Fund Crypto dreams

According to a report by the Nevada independent, the founder of Blockchain incubation and investment firm Blockchains.com; Jeffrey Berns, has bought a small community bank in Las Vegas, Nevada. The report has it that the Blockchains.com founder acquired the community…

Ben & Jerry’s and Poseidon Foundation pilot blockchain-based ‘Carbon currency’ project

American Ice Cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is piloting a carbon trading platform powered by blockchain. They have partnered with the Poseidon Foundation for this pilot project. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has demonstrated that there is an…

Recruitment Firm, Hired, Reveals Skyrocketing Demand for Blockchain Engineers

There is absolutely no question that crypto-currencies are steadily growing even in the minds of some of the biggest cynics. According to a report released on February 28, by a recruitment company, Hired; the global demand for Blockchain engineers has…

MIT researchers create Bitcoin Lightning network combined with the power of smart contracts

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) have built a technology solution which is likely to expand Bitcoin‘s utilities significantly, with the help of Lightning Network that also incorporates smart contracts. Alin S. Dragos and…

JPMorgan blockchain bullishness remains intact despite the crypto market bear run

JPMorgan blockchain optimism is intact. The American multinational investment banking giant believes that the technology will continue to see increased adoption despite the prevailing downturn in the crypto market. A senior leader in JPMorgan recently expressed his confidence that the…

Blockchain-powered music streaming service Choon launches Beta version of platform

Choon, the music streaming service and digital payments ecosystem, has launched the beta version of their platform. They provide a platform to independent artists, who will get paid with their NOTES cryptocurrency. Current state of music streaming industry (Source of…