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...
During the HM Treasury Select Committee debate which was help in Parliament this morning, the MPs were told that Blockchain has a ‘very little obvious benefit to society’. There has been a serious debate among the MPs as to the level of risk that digital currencies hold for the consumers,...
Chainalysis was in the headlines couple of days ago having raised around $16 million dollars from investors. You can think of Chainalysis as a blockchain detective. The New York-based firm is best known for its forensic tools that help law enforcement agencies track the movement of bitcoin, but it also...
The city of Austin, Texas, is using blockchain to provide help for those who need it most: homeless people. Blockchain has seen a meteoric rise in popularity in the last year, mostly thanks to a bitcoin price surge. Ever since then, people are coming up with ideas on how to...
StellarX is a new GUI for trading in crypto currencies. The use is apparently free for all participants. The question is: What is the motivation behind bringing something to the market free of charge? As it looks, Stellar wants to break free of Bitcoin and differentiate itself from its...
Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein is currently inviting companies of all kinds to his country that deal with the topic of blockchain. The Principality of Liechtenstein was said to be the best place for the crypto community to stay. Ethereum founder Yanislav Malahov, who chose the headquarters for his...
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...
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 Cloud Act was passed with a federal law on 23.03.2018. The law allows law enforcement agencies to request online information from any other country in the world without any real reason or suspicion. The Cloud Act was introduced by the Republican Senator Orrin Hatch with the support of both...
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...