Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Pitch Deck Says Solana Is Courting Dish Network, Kik for Its ‘Web-Scale’ Blockchain

DISH Network, a major U.S. television services provider, and Kin, the payments platform built by Kik, are reportedly looking to tap up-and-coming Solana as...

Blockchain Pioneer Caitlin Long to Build Crypto Bank in Wyoming

The U.S. may soon get its first dedicated bank for digital assets.A Wyoming corporation founded by blockchain legislative champion and Wall Street veteran Caitlin...

Blockchain Can Help UK Savers Recover $48B in Unclaimed Pensions, Says R3

Distributed ledger tech provider R3 says it's providing pension firms with the technology to build new blockchain-based identity solutions that could help savers reclaim...

Central Bankers From Canada, Netherlands, Ukraine Call Blockchain Unnecessary for Digital Fiat

KYIV, UKRAINE — Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have been a hot topic in blockchain circles recently, but central banks are lukewarm about blockchains. Representatives...

On EOS Blockchain, Vote Buying Is Business as Usual

Buying votes is a big no-no in traditional democracies, but on the world’s eighth-largest blockchain it’s become an accepted way of doing business.A new...

JPEG on the Blockchain: Image Format Creator Believes Tech Can Fight Copyright Theft

The organization that created the popular JPEG picture format believes blockchain could be used to verify images as well as flag fakes and image...

Paxos, Credit Suisse Claim First Blockchain-Based Settlement of US Equities

New York-regulated crypto startup Paxos, in conjunction with Credit Suisse and Nomura-owned broker-dealer Instinet, has claimed bragging rights for the first live blockchain-based settlement...

South Korea’s Central Bank Is Building a New Blockchain System for the Bond Market

The Bank of Korea (BOK) is looking at developing a new blockchain system for the Korean bond market, one of the largest such markets...

Botton Makes Business Simple

The Pain Point of the Old Business System Business is the economic activity of circulating commodities by buying and...

Chinese Blockchain Startup Hires VC Exec to Lead North American Expansion

Blockchain startup Conflux has hired Eden Dhaliwal, the former head of crypto at Outlier Ventures, as a managing director to lead its expansion in...