Blockchain
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Homomorphic Encryption & What it Means for Blockchain

Brian Evans - Jan 14, 2019

For those not familiar with cryptography, encryption, in its most basic sense, is a cryptographic equivalent of a lock and key. In a way similar to locking…

Blockchain
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University of Bahrain Will Issue Diplomas on the Blockchain Employing Blockcerts

Brian Evans - Jan 13, 2019

Employing the Blockcerts open standard, the University of Bahrain will issue diplomas on the blockchain

bitmain
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Cornered by Bear Market, Bitmain Is Facing an Unclear Future

Brian Evans - Jan 13, 2019

The bear market has not been easy on Bitmain. The world’s largest mining company is reportedly changing CEOs and laying off staff, while its IPO plans become…

Anonymity
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China Cracks Down on Anonymity of Blockchain and Crypto Service Providers

Brian Evans - Jan 13, 2019

China has always been a very interesting region to keep an eye on when it comes to cryptocurrency. Unfortunately, that is not always for the right reasons…

Blockchain
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Blockchain Research Now Granted Tax Credit in South Korea

Brian Evans - Jan 12, 2019

To boost innovation, South Korea’s government added blockchain to the fields of research and development eligible for a tax credit

Blockchain
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Washington’s Douglas County is Looking to Build a Blockchain Innovation Campus

Brian Evans - Jan 12, 2019

In central Washington, local officials of United States’ Douglas County want to build a blockchain innovation campus

Adoption
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US State of Wyoming Passes Two New Blockchain, Crypto-Related Bills

Brian Evans - Jan 12, 2019

The U.S. state of Wyoming has reportedly passed two further house bills that aim to foster a regulatory environment conducive to crypto and blockchain innovation

Banks
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Major Indian Bank Threatens to Close Accounts of Users Transacting in Crypto: Report

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

Kotak Mahindra Bank — India's second largest private sector bank by market cap — is allegedly requiring account holders to refrain from dealings in crypto

Adoption
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ConsenSys Backs Icelandic Startup Co-Founded by Ex-Chair of Country’s Central Bank

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

ConsenSys has taken part in a funding round for an Icelandic blockchain startup co-founded by the former chairman of the country’s central bank

bittorrent
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Ex-BitTorrent Exec Says There’s ‘No Way’ Tron Will Manage BitTorrent’s Token

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

Tron won’t be able to manage the transaction volume needed to tokenize BitTorrent, according to Simon Morris, former chief strategy officer at BitTorrent