Adoption

China Launches Blockchain-Based Internet Court in Hangzhou

Report: China Sees 37% Drop in Blockchain Salaries in FY 2019

Though blockchain sills have been rising in the global market, some countries like China have seen reduced salaries offered to blockchain professionals in FY 2019. The new report released with the title “2020 China Blockchain Professional Development Report” says. Per the report, the average salary offered to any blockchain industry employee in China has dropped […]

Blockchain system to track individuals not infected with high-risk viruses

Blockchain System to Track Individuals without any Virus Infection

Public Health Blockchain Consortium (PHBC) based in Netherland announces the release of a blockchain-based system that can track individuals without any infections from high-risk viruses like COVID-19. The motive behind the development is crystal clear which is to help healthy people stay away from potentially life-threatening diseases. The PHBC announced the release on March 19. […]

Bitcoin Trading in Italy

Italy’s Bank ‘Banco Sella’ Allows Bitcoin Trading Service during COVID-19 Lockdown

The growing interest of crypto adoption and the COVID-19 outbreak encourages Italy’s popular bank ‘Banco Sella’ to launch a Bitcoin trading service in the country. Crypto traders can use the bank’s Hype platform to initiate their crypto trading. The bank will only act as an intermediate to mitigate potential security risks with cryptocurrency exchanges. While […]

Blockchain Development Across South Korea

South Korean Government to Grant $3.2M to Blockchain Companies

Two South Korean ministries have announced their support for the blockchain industry in the country with plans to allocate up to $3.2 million in funding to local startups to encourage the use of such technology. The Ministry of Science and ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and the Ministry of Information and Communication Industry Promotion will […]

Opera Browser enables Apple Pay and Debit Card Crypto Purchases in US

Opera Browser Enables Apple Pay & Debit Card Crypto Purchases in US

Opera’s mobile and desktop browsers are expanding cryptocurrency purchases to U.S. users, as the Norwegian company looks to continue building its Web 3.0 credentials. Through a partnership with Wyre, a U.S. licensed money transmitter in the cryptocurrency sector, Opera will enable U.S. based customers to buy Bitcoin and Ether directly from the browser’s crypto wallet. […]

Zimbabwe returns to crypto

Zimbabwe Returns to Crypto as Reserve Bank Proposes Regulatory Sandbox

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is reportedly developing a regulatory sandbox for cryptocurrency companies in the country. The news was reported on March 16 by the local newspaper Chronicle, citing a representative from the bank speaking at a conference on March 13. Chronicle reports that RBZ’s deputy director for financial markets and national payment […]

Bitcoin adoption in France

Bitcoin Now Qualified as Legal Form of Money by French Authorities

Good news from the crypto community emerges in France where the Commercial Court of Nanterre has recognized Bitcoin as a currency. As reported by Les Echos, Bitcoin now has the official status of money in France. BTC was acknowledged by the court in a decision regarding cryptocurrencies in late February but was made public only […]

Verizon use blockchain technology

Verizon Boosts Security Portfolio with Blockchain Technology

Verizon Business has announced the inclusion of new security services, including two new administration and identity access systems using blockchain technology. These are Verizon Identity (VID) and Verizon Machine State Integrity, which are modeled with a blockchain environment, according to the US technology firm on 5th March. In the case of VID, identity information is […]

Major brazilian sports entrepreneur tokenizes soccer players

Major Brazilian Sports Entrepreneur Tokenizes Soccer Players

Andre Figer, VP of one of the largest sporting career management companies in Brazil, has his eyes firmly set on tokenizing soccer players. The well-known entrepreneur told the media that blockchain technology and athlete tokenization has the potential to transform the management of sport worldwide. The Figer Group has been involved in many significant moves […]