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CEO of SBI Holdings Believes Blockchain Will Trigger Japan’s Economy Boom

Yoshitaka Kitao, CEO of Japnese a giant financial firm known as SBI Holdings, said he believes that blockchain technology will help Japan’s economy grow and will also be the next big boom to trigger it. These remarks were made at the Japanese Blockchain Conference in Tokyo earlier this week. He believes the changes will happen within … Read moreCEO of SBI Holdings Believes Blockchain Will Trigger Japan’s Economy Boom

Jack Ma Shows Off His First Transaction; Bashes Bitcoin

Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba Group, is flaunting his own blockchain technology. It’s a remittance service from Ant Financial, which used to be known as Alipay. It’s a subsidiary of Alibaba and owned by the same company. It’s a huge blockchain investor. It just completed its first ever transaction between Hong Kong and the Philippines in … Read moreJack Ma Shows Off His First Transaction; Bashes Bitcoin

IOTA’s Tangle Technology Being Used in Taipei As Push for “Smart City” Continues

IOTA’s tech will be used in a new digital ID card called the Tangle will launch this year in Taiwan’s capital city, Taipei. The card is designed to build a new level of security and with that, prevent ID theft and fraud. It’s a contributing partnership between startup BiiLabs and Taiwan’s Dept. of Information Technology. … Read moreIOTA’s Tangle Technology Being Used in Taipei As Push for “Smart City” Continues

Top 10 Largest Global Companies Investing in Blockchain

Corporations are investing more and more into blockchain technology at an exponentially increasing pace. Many large companies such as Walmart and Apple have already announced some blockchain-related news. They’re trying to improve their profit margins, efficiency, and services by using distributed ledgers based on blockchain tech. As more companies jump into the fray, it’s only a domino effect … Read moreTop 10 Largest Global Companies Investing in Blockchain

First Batch of Blockchain Digital Diplomas Available at MIT

MIT graduates have received their first batch of blockchain diplomas. A Cambridge-based software company called Learning Machine partnered with MIT’s offices and the media lab to allow graduates to download a blockchain wallet that allows them to securely and safely download and store their digital diplomas. This is a secure location that lets them share their … Read moreFirst Batch of Blockchain Digital Diplomas Available at MIT

Bithumb of South Korea Banning 11 Countries

On May 28th, S. Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb will shut down 11 countries from using its platform. They’re complying with anti-money laundering regulations to stop any crypto traders who are trying to use it for criminal activity. They’re the fifth largest crypto exchange in the world by trade volume. These countries are: Bosnia and … Read moreBithumb of South Korea Banning 11 Countries

Alibaba Leads the Pack in Blockchain Technology

Alibaba is still way ahead of all the other companies as it leads consumer demand in the digital age for products and logistical retail. The company uses AI and robotics in factories and retail outlets which has been transforming supply chain logistics and changing the way people shop. Alibaby holds a lot more patents in … Read moreAlibaba Leads the Pack in Blockchain Technology

Jack Ma Believes in Blockchain, but not Bitcoin

Jack Ma, the head of Alibaba just gave his approval for blockchain. But Bitcoin didn’t make the list, apparently. Jack Ma spoke that the 2nd World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin, China. He states that he’s “been studying the blockchain for years and the blockchain is not a bubble. Bitcoin is.” The conference is hosted by the … Read moreJack Ma Believes in Blockchain, but not Bitcoin

Facebook May Be Creating Its Own Coin for International Payments

Facebook is thinking about creating a team dedicated to using blockchain technology on its platform. But now, a new statement from Cheddar’s Alex Heath shows that Facebook is “very serious” about launching its own crypto coin as well. This is pretty much proof that cryptocurrency and blockchain tech is the future. With a giant like … Read moreFacebook May Be Creating Its Own Coin for International Payments

Facebook Jumps on Blockchain Bandwagon – The “Biggest Executive Shakeup”

Facebook announced that it’s creating a new team dedicated to just exploring the applications of blockchain technology for their platform. David Marcus is the leader for the blockchain team. He was previously the director for Facebook Messenger. Another notable member, Kevil Weil, Instagram’s VP of Product will also join the team as well. The group will be … Read moreFacebook Jumps on Blockchain Bandwagon – The “Biggest Executive Shakeup”

Power Ledger making energy trading possible at Northwestern Univeristy

Power Ledger is a blockchain startup working with Northwestern University trying to make the world’s first commercial deployment in the US. The company is based in Perth, Australia and is a P2P blockchain platform trying to make the trading of renewable energy possible. They launched Australia’s first ICO last year with more than $34 million. … Read morePower Ledger making energy trading possible at Northwestern Univeristy