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China Central Bank to Target Blockchain, Other Technologies in New Fintech...

China’s Central Bank is preparing to launch a fresh round of regulations covering 17 financial services technologies, including blockchain, a high-ranking official...

The Mission to Monetize Trash: How Plastic Bank Is Aiming to...

Key Takeaway: Entrepreneur David Katz is on a mission to wipe out...

Nebula Genomics Puts DNA on Blockchain to Buoy Privacy-Concerned Consumers

Key Takeaway: With concerns about the privacy of genetic data rising, Nebula...

China Leadership Seizes on Blockchain as Tool for Cross-Border Financing and...

China’s Communist Party is the latest cheerleader for Blockchain, the technology underpinning Facebook’s Libra currency, with plans to use it to manage...

Former Trump Advisor, Fed Pick Moore to Launch Controversial Crypto Frax

A former Trump campaign advisor and unsuccessful Federal Reserve nominee is set to launch a new stablecoin backed by a pricing model...

King Gold, Relied Upon by Asia’s Unbanked, May Get Challenge from...

Gold is still king in some less developed parts of the Asia-Pacific region. Khmers, Malaysians, Thais and others still use it to...

Energy Dept. Harnesses Startups, Takes Small Steps Into Using Blockchain to...

Startups are increasingly on the front line as the U.S. Department of Energy nibbles at using Blockchain technology to secure the energy...

LO3 Showing That Blockchain-Based Energy Networks Aren’t Just Hype

LO3 is seeking nothing less than to transform energy production and distribution with its blockchain-based software, and has heavy-hitting backers willing to...

Kiva’s Blockchain Technology Brings Financial Services to Sierra Leone’s Unbanked

Microloan nonprofit Kiva has teamed with the government of Sierra Leone to help bring financial services to the 80% of the country’s...

U.K. Casts Eye on Future As it Eyes Blockchain for Welfare...

With an eye toward boosting security and efficiency, as well as toward managing an aging population, U.K. officials are considering Blockchain technology...

Blockchain Company Will Test Word-of-Mouth Marketing Channel For Gen Z

WOM Protocol, maker of a Blockchain-based marketing technology, is employing Gen Z shopping platform Yeay to test young consumers’ preference for viral,...

Refugee-Founded Blockchain-Powered Identity Platform Raises Seed Capital

A pepperoni pizza delivery to Ter Apel refugee camp in northeastern Holland inspired a Blockchain-powered system that one day may enable millions...

Disrupting Trade Finance with Blockchain: Huge Potential But Little Real Progress

In this age of advanced technology, the $10 trillion global trade finance industry hasn’t embraced innovation, instead maintaining its dependence on paper-based...

Goldman Sachs Wants to Dive ‘Further Than Ever Before’ Into Digital...

Goldman Sachs is expanding its digital asset team, signaling intentions to move “further than ever before” into crypto business, as big tech...

Hong Kong’s Diginex to Be Listed on Nasdaq as Crypto Companies...

Hong Kong crypto firm Diginex Ltd. announced plans to go public today, choosing a U.S. over an Asian stock exchange and seizing...

Cailu Raises $10M to Attack Fake News Problem, Shape Future Media

Singapore’s GBCI Ventures led a $10 million investment in Cailu, a Chinese news platform that seeks to use Blockchain and token payments...

Facebook’s Libra Will Have to Take On JPM Coin, Banking Giants...

Facebook’s foray into digital banking has set up a millennial vs. establishment clash, where in a reversal, the old guard got there...

Blockchain Finance Uses SMS Texts to Help African Farmers

Global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has a new way to ensure that the African farmers who grow cassava for its burgeoning business in...

Blockchain Startup Provides Uber-like App for Waste Management

When China banned the import of 24 types of solid waste last year, the action disrupted $5.6 billion in exports from the...

Blockchain for Agriculture: Regen Network Helps to Cut Waste in Food...

Regen Network, a Blockchain startup helping agriculture industry manage environmental impact, is pre-selling its token, Regen CEO Christian Shearer told Karma.

With Its New Blockchain Company, Facebook May Succeed In Connecting Billions...

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Earlier this month, Facebook quietly set up a company in Switzerland,...

PayPal Invests in Blockchain Technology with Digital Identity Startup

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. PayPal, the online payment services giant, made its first investment in...
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