Interstellar Arrives: Visa, Citi-Backed Chain Acquired By Stellar Startup

A long-rumored acquisition that finds two of the crypto industry's leading entrepreneurs teaming to back the world's sixth-largest blockchain has been confirmed. Announced Monday, Chain, which raised more than $40 million from...

How to Make Public Blockchains Safe for Enterprise Use

Paul Brody is EY's global innovation leader for blockchain. The views expressed are his own. At the beginning of this year, I wrote a column predicting that companies would find the allure...

Japanese City Trials Blockchain Voting for Social Development Programs

A Japanese city government has become one of the first in the country to have tested a blockchain-based system that lets residents cast votes to decide on local development programs. The government...

25 Travel Deals to Book on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Or Right Now

Westin Los Cabos(Photo: Westin Los Cabos)With Black Friday and Cyber Monday upon us'tis your season for excellent deals. . .and not only on clothing, housewares, and electronics. ...

New Ripple-Led Advocacy Group to Pay DC Lobbyists in XRP

Ripple is leading a number of organizations launching a lobbying group in Washington D.C., Business Standard reported Friday. Dubbed Securing America's Internet of Value Coalition (SAIV), the group includes, apart from Ripple, the...

Cloudflare Launches Decentralized Web Gateway at Its First ‘Crypto Week’

Internet security provider Cloudflare is introducing a new product to help users more easily access the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), the decentralized storage protocol developed by Protocol Labs. In a blog post...

Venezuela to Adopt Controversial Petro Token in Global Trade

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is doubling down on his belief that the state-created petro token will help solve the country's chronic inflation and act to stabilize the economy. During a TV appearance on...

EU Markets Regulator Budgets €1.1 Million to Monitor Cryptos, Fintech

The EU's financial markets watchdog has revealed that it is setting aside over €1 million in order to monitor cryptocurrencies and other fintech activities during 2019. As revealed in its 2019 Annual Work...

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Alibaba Has Filed for over 10% of the World’s Blockchain Patents: Research

Alibaba Has Filed for over 10% of the World’s Blockchain Patents: Research China’s ongoing drive to dominate the emerging global blockchain technology sector has been...

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