Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Ripple-Backed Crypto Wallet BRD Launches Blockchain Toolbox for Enterprise Apps

Mobile wallet provider BRD is making something of a pivot, launching a suite of tools aimed to allow blockchain developers to more easily build...

Blockchain Arbitration Firm Proof of Trust Plans London Stock Exchange Listing

A firm that's developed tech to resolve disputes arising from blockchain smart contracts has said it plans to list on the London Stock Exchange.As...

Decred’s Akin Sawyerr Says Blockchain Is Part of Africa’s Political Future

Akin Sawyerr, founder of Feleman Limited, an Africa-focused impact investment and advisory firm based in the Washington, D.C., area, spoke to CoinDesk at the Digital Money...

Meet the DC Advocacy Org Helping Put Blockchain on the US Military’s Radar

Later this year, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) will give a report to Congress about ways in which blockchain technology might enhance the...

NBA Team Auctioning Basketball Star’s Jersey on Ethereum Blockchain

The Sacramento Kings will auction off starting guard Buddy Hield’s game jersey from Wednesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks using a blockchain-powered marketplace.Working with...

IBM and Chef Aarón Sánchez Bring Food to the Blockchain

Chef Aarón Sánchez and IBM teamed up at CES 2020 to create a vision of a blockchain-based food chain. IBM's Food Trust project, of...

LinkedIn Says Blockchain Is Top Skill for 2020

Blockchain is listed as the number one “hard skill” for 2020 in a new report compiled by jobs site LinkedIn."Last year, cloud computing, artificial...

Mobile Phone Retailer Joins China’s Blockchain Land Grab With US Startup Investment

Dixintong Technology Group, whose parent company, D.Phone, is one of the largest smartphone retailers in China, has entered the blockchain space by acquiring a...

Dish Network Files Patent For Blockchain-Based Anti-Piracy System

One of the largest U.S. television providers has published a patent application for a new "anti-piracy management system" that uses blockchain to enable owners...

Asian Conglomerates Lead $31M Round for Blockchain Remittance Firm Lightnet

Lightnet, the company behind the Velo Protocol, recently raised $31.2 million in a Series A round.The funding was led by major financial and business...