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JD.Com Launches Smart City Research Institute

JD.com, an ecommerce giant in China, has established a new division called the Smart City Research Institute at its HQ in Nanjing. JD.com is a Chinese ecommerce company that courses on logistics, e commerce, and finance. They want to help the development of smart city construction with big data, blockchain, and AI. The report reveals … Read moreJD.Com Launches Smart City Research Institute

VeChain Featured on Advancements With Ted Danson

CNBC highlighted VeChain on the newest episode of Advancements With Ted Danson. The show’s aim is to show off new trends in technology. COO Kevin Fang of VeChain was featured on the show and he went over the benefits of blockchain tech in supply chain logistics, payments, and beyond on the show. Fang went over the blockchain basics … Read moreVeChain Featured on Advancements With Ted Danson

Cryptocurrency Donations for Political Campaigns Banned in California

California has decided that political candidates can’t receive donations to run their campaign in cryptocurrency. The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC), a committee made up of five members, non-partisan, decided in favor of a ban on cryptocurrency donations for candidates running for public office in CA. The AP reports  that the vote was 3 to … Read moreCryptocurrency Donations for Political Campaigns Banned in California

Coil Allows Twitch, YouTube, Wikipedia, and Internet Archive Accept XRP Payments

A brand-new platform created by Ripple’s former CTO is now completely integrated with two popular media giants – Twitch and YouTube. This platform allows content creators and streamers to accept payments in XRP. It’s not Bitcoin, given that BTC does have the worldwide presence. But XRP isn’t far behind. The company is called Coil. They … Read moreCoil Allows Twitch, YouTube, Wikipedia, and Internet Archive Accept XRP Payments

SEEDGerminator Is Live: Crowdfund Projects with Crypto

A new platform built for crowdfunding designed to help developers get the proper funding required in order to create the tokens, DApps, and tokens on the Tron network officially launched. #SEEDGerminator is LIVE! Go to https://t.co/eRQJWIliYw now to see the crowdsourced platform and the announcement of our first two projects: Poppy, and Eggies. Learn more … Read moreSEEDGerminator Is Live: Crowdfund Projects with Crypto

RSPP Working on a New Alternative Bill to State Law “On Digital Financial Assets”

A lobby group of the Rusian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs is working on a new regulation bill for cryptocurrency. It’s an alternative bill which will rid the contradictions in the state draft law on digital financial assets. This was reported by Forklog. The bill will be created by a group of Russian managers such as Vladimir … Read moreRSPP Working on a New Alternative Bill to State Law “On Digital Financial Assets”

Brave Browser Files Complaint Against Google

Google's ads were used to display malvertisements.

A new browser called the Brave browser developed by Mozilla has filed privacy complaints in Ireland and Britain against the giant Google. This was reported by Reuters. Brave is an open-source blockchain-powered browser that blocks ads automatically and web trackers. It’s built for policy and less personal data sharing with advertising companies and anonymizing user browsing … Read moreBrave Browser Files Complaint Against Google

Crypto Leaders Form Blockchain Association to Deal With Laws, Policies, and Government

A group of US-based blockchain and crypto companies have announced earlier this week that they’ll be forming a new group called the Blockchain Association, which is the first lobbying group representing the blockchain industry. It’ll be formed in Washington D.C. The Blockchain Association is made up of industry leaders and exchanges like Coinbase, Protocol Labs, … Read moreCrypto Leaders Form Blockchain Association to Deal With Laws, Policies, and Government

UAE Recognizes ICOs As Securities; Adopting Fintech Regulations

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved of a new draft of regulations that govern ICO listings, as reported by WAM, a local news outlet. The report cites various government sources. This move comes in addition to lawmakers in the country adopting plans for regulating ICOs in aimed at attracting more fintech activity. The regulatory proposals … Read moreUAE Recognizes ICOs As Securities; Adopting Fintech Regulations

Yahoo! Goes All Out with Cryptocurrency Integration

Yahoo! has recently integrated cryptocurrency into its finance section. This was huge news as it helps cryptocurrency gain huge exposure to the rest of the world. Yahoo! is the world’s sixth largest website according to Alexa and is going all out cryptocurrency integration- complete with real-time crypto news, tickers, and video content. It has so … Read moreYahoo! Goes All Out with Cryptocurrency Integration

Thailand Looking to Access Wallets to Stop Crybercrime

Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) is thinking about creating its own digital wallet in order to investigate and stop crypto-related crime, also known as cybercrime reports The Nation– a local news outlet. The matter was talked about at a seminar discussing crypto crime in the current state. Secretary for AMLO, Witthaya Neetitham, they want to adapt … Read moreThailand Looking to Access Wallets to Stop Crybercrime