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Argentina’s Dep Finance Minister: Crypto Adoption Could Reduce Demand for US Dollar

Argentina’s Dep. Finance Minister: Crypto Adoption Could Reduce Demand for US Dollar             Huobi Group CEO Leon Li met with senior Argentinian finance officials this week to discuss the role of blockchain and crypto in the country’s economy, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on March 29. In a meeting in Beijing, Argentina’s […]

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Experts: Ethereum Losing Ground to New Networks

Experts: Ethereum Losing Ground to New Networks             The Ethereum network is  losing ground as developers switch to other projects, various experts told Bloomberg on March 28. Ethereum, which debuted in 2015, initially provided a platform on which developers could build decentralized apps (DApps), conduct initial coin offerings (ICOs) and write smart contracts. Many saw […]

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Blockchain Gaming Startup Announces Global Licensing Agreement With Formula One

Blockchain Gaming Startup Announces Global Licensing Agreement With Formula One              Blockchain startup Animoca Brands announced it had signed a global licensing agreement with Formula 1® to publish a blockchain game based on the world-renowned racing series. The news was revealed in a press release from Animoca published on March 26. Formula 1® — which […]

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Top US Energy Provider Ameren Eyes Blockchain Promise in Clean Energy Boost

Top US Energy Provider Ameren Eyes Blockchain Promise in Clean Energy Boost              Major United States energy firm Ameren and Canadian software engineering and solutions company Opus One Solutions will explore the potential use of blockchain technology. The participants announced the news in a press release on March 28. Ameren, which currently services around 2.4 […]

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TokenPay Seals Equity Deal in Australian Lingerie Giant Naked Brand Group

TokenPay Seals Equity Deal in Australian Lingerie Giant Naked Brand Group              Swiss decentralized payment startup TokenPay has acquired a large number of shares in an Australian lingerie giant, a document originally issued on March 19 reveals. According to the filing, TokenPay purchased 1,840,216 shares of Naked Brand Group’s (NAKD) common stock, a 6.2 percent […]

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Can the Blockchain and Token Economics Fix Privatizations?

Can the Blockchain and Token Economics Fix Privatizations?                Introduction When I wrote this article about the dramatic collapse of the Morandi Highway Bridge in Genoa, I did it out of anger. Though it was clear to me that the roots of this tragic event were to be found in the wrong privatization model and […]

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German Gov’t Says Blockchain Can Support Europe’s Unity at a Fundamental Level’

German Gov’t Says Blockchain Can ‘Support Europe’s Unity at a Fundamental Level’              Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAFM) has found that blockchain has far-reaching potential to improve asylum procedures. Following a successfully completed proof-of-concept (PoC), the findings were published on March 26 in a white paper. The paper was edited by BAFM […]

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Crypto Exchange CoinBene Assures Users That Prolonged Maintenance Not Due to Hack

Crypto Exchange CoinBene Assures Users That Prolonged Maintenance Not Due to Hack               Top-ranked cryptocurrency exchange CoinBene has reassured users that its prolonged maintenance downtime is not due to a hack, as some community members had feared. The exchange made its official announcement in an official tweet today, March 27. With the announcement, CoinBene has […]

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QuadrigaCX Would Never Have Lost Crypto Keys Had It Been in Bermuda Says Premier

QuadrigaCX Would Never Have Lost Crypto Keys Had It Been in Bermuda, Says Premier             The Premier of Bermuda, David Burt, has argued that a QuadrigaCX-like situation could not have happened in Bermuda because of the country’s existing legislation in regard to cryptocurrencies. Burt made his statements in an interview on Fortune’s “Balancing the Ledger” […]

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Bitmain Says Now-Lapsed IPO Made Firm More Transparent Reveals Appointment of New CEO

Bitmain Says Now-Lapsed IPO Made Firm More Transparent, Reveals Appointment of New CEO              Chinese crypto mining titan Bitmain’s filing to list an initial public offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) has officially expired, according to an updated list of now-lapsed applications on the HKEx website on March 26. In a blog […]

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