Since the first decentralized blockchain-based cryptomoney (Bitcoin), there have been attempts to take over the network, which is called a "51% attack". 51% attack refers to an attack on a blockchain – usually bitcoin's, for which such an attack is still hypothetical – by a group of miners controlling more than 50% of the network's mining hashrate,...
China filed the most blockchain patents with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2017, according to Thomson Reuter’s statistics. Out of all blockchain patents filed around the world, China accounted for 49%, while the United States came second with 33%. Among the top 100 patent-filing organizations, the PBOC dominated the list, with three...
Various economics faculties at Brazilian universities are involved with crypto currencies. In addition, there are many research projects and master's courses on the subject worldwide. The Brazilian university Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo is starting a Master's programme focusing on crypto currencies. Cryptos arrived at Brazilian university According to reports,...
A day doesn't go by that we don't hear of a new big company planning or launching a blockchain based product. Salesforce is known for its progressiveness and fast adoption of new technologies and blockchain is no exception. In an interview with Business Insider’s Julie Bort at the end of March, Salesforce co-founders...
  Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 9/28/2018   Crypto News & Analysis   An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that is compliant to the standards of the Securities and Exchange Commission is a newsworthy item. The funds being raised through ICOs around the world have been significant. The first...
Modern Tech, which specializes in representing the Vietnamese-based Ho Chi Chi Mihn Initial Coin Offering (ICO), may have done one of the largest exit scams in crypto-currency history after suddenly closing its offices after raising the equivalent of more than $660 million. According to recent reports in the Vietnam News...
Blockchain technology adoption is spreading around the world like a virus. Next one in line of infected companies is Samsungs, world's largest manufacturer of smartphones and semiconductors. It is reported today, that Samsung is considering blockchain for their supply management. Samsung has a worldwide network of storages and daughter companies...
A coal-fired power plant will be reactivated and a blockchain centre will operate within it. The technology company named IOT Group wants to make the Hunter Valley Australia's next technology mecca, having signed an agreement with Hunter Energy Corporation to reactivate an old coal-fired power plant that was shut down...
The ecommerce industry has seen tremendous growth in the last decade and it doesn’t look to slow down anytime soon. 2017 alone favored global retail e-commerce sales to the tune of 2.3 trillion dollars which is a trillion dollars extra to what it was in 2014. This figure is likely...
This week, Google announced two new projects. Both projects are mainly based on Blockchain technology. One is a cloud platform and the other is an audit system. As regards the audit system, the company initially filed a patent application in September 2017. According to the filing published by the US...