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…

Brazil’s Central Bank Introduces Almost Instant Payment System in Response to Crypto

A new almost instant payment system is coming to Brazil in response to cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology. The new system known as PIX, is a creation of the country’s Central Bank and is being promoted as a 24/7 system that…

The FED is Looking to make a Blockchain Hire

The United States Federal Reserve is hiring a manager for its retail payments section in Washington DC. This was revealed by a Nov 3 U.S Central Bank job posting on its website looking for a new manager. The new manager…

India is Looking at Blockchain Technology as the Next Step in Contemporary Warfare

India’s defense minister believes that Blockchain technology is the next step in contemporary warfare. While addressing an envoy of over eight nations on Monday November 4, in a precursor event to February 2020’s India DefExpo conference, the minister said that…

Can Audius, the blockchain music company deal with copyright laws?

The music industry poses several challenges for artists, who don’t get fair compensation. A blockchain music company can offer better deals to artists, however, questions arise about copyright.

Turkey Announces Plans to unveil Blockchain Infrastructure

Turkey just announced plans for the establishment of national Blockchain infrastructure geared at utilizing distributed ledger technology (DLT), in public administration. Blockchain and DLT a priority The country’s ministry of industry and technology set out its vision during its Strategy…

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…