A Cashless Society has Arrived — in China

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In some ways, China is living the dream that many crypto-enthusiasts only hope will be possible. In this cashless society, mobile apps have taken over, where paper tender was very common before.  Merchants and customers seem more connected, and the whole system more seamless.  But are they truly living the blockchain dream?  And if so, … Continue reading “A Cashless Society has Arrived — in China”

U.S., China and Russia Rush to Military Blockchain Technology

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Blockchain has taken on a life all its own.  All thanks to the trust it can provide. Now, military officials and companies around the world are looking to use it for defense industry innovation and national security. Military Super Powers in Blockchain Race The U.S., China and Russia have always been on the lookout for … Continue reading “U.S., China and Russia Rush to Military Blockchain Technology”

IBM: America Must Take a Leadership Role in Blockchain

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Try as they well, developers and companies are desperate looking for the U.S. government so spur blockchain adoption. That’s according to a new report from IBM “Strong industry consensus exists around the belief that blockchain technology will be the leading edge of ‘next Internet’ economy.” “It is imperative that government and industry work together to continue and … Continue reading “IBM: America Must Take a Leadership Role in Blockchain”

OKCoin Gets Okay to Expand in U.S.

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Cryptocurrencies just got a shot in the arm thanks to the U.S. and OKCoin. Expansion in 20 U.S. States A year after OKCoin was forced to closed its doors in China, it’s now making a big comeback in the U.S.  In fact, it just received regulatory approval to expand in 20 states.  That will allow … Continue reading “OKCoin Gets Okay to Expand in U.S.”

Australia Prime Minister Becomes Most Pro Blockchain Leader

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Australia has been trending into the camp of positive to cyrptocurrencies like BTC and the underlying blockchain technology. Now there is a new prime minister in town, Scott Morrison. He feels confident that the exciting new blockchain tech will soon open the door to “massive opportunities” for Australia. Morrison Was the Finance Minister In A … Continue reading “Australia Prime Minister Becomes Most Pro Blockchain Leader”

Greek Supreme Court Rules To Extradite Alexander Vinnik

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Greece’s Civil and Criminal Court will extradite Alexander Vinnik, the alleged owner of BTC-e exchange to face the cyber fraud charges he stands accused of. Vinnick was detained last year after U.S. prosecutors accused him of supervising a digital-currency exchange that helped criminals launder billions of dollars. France also charged him with defrauding 100 people in … Continue reading “Greek Supreme Court Rules To Extradite Alexander Vinnik”

Blockchain Adoption: China Outpaces U.S. and South Korea

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Blockchain is quickly revolutionizing the way business is done. UPS just filed a new patent that uses it as part of a distributed system to send packages. Capital One filed a new patent application to use it with user identification. It’s being found in the boardrooms of Apple, IBM, Microsoft, UBS, Deutsche Bank and also Facebook. … Continue reading “Blockchain Adoption: China Outpaces U.S. and South Korea”