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The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is investing in six different blockchain startups all over the globe from their $17.9 million venture fund, an arm of their tech-focused Office of Innovation....
Payment giant Mastercard has filed a new patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to help make transactions anonymous on the blockchain. The design will use intermediary addresses to disguise...
Ripple and NEM Team Up to Start EU Blockchain Association
In an effort to get into government regulators' good graces, Ripple and NEM have launched an official Blockchain Association in the European Union (EU). The blockchain companies have joined forces to represent the growing tech...
Switzerland's blockchain startups are now primed to receive public funds thanks to new Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) license guidelines. The official FINMA press release was released Dec. 3 announcing the $100 million sky-high limit...
Amazon Unveils Two New Blockchain Products
Despite the cryptocurrency market crash, Amazon has announced two new blockchain products at the re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this Wednesday (Nov. 28). The ecommerce Goliath will be offering Amazon Quantum Ledger Database and Amazon...
Harbor partnered with Convexity Properties is introducing a first in its class tokenized real estate investment platform. Focused solely on University of South Carolina student residences dubbed 'The Hub', investors can now use blockchain tokens...
It was only a year ago that 1 bitcoin was worth near $10K. What has happened between now and then that has caused bitcoin to steadily decline? Will 2018 not only earmark a brutal bear...
BBVA and Santander Join EU Blockchain Platform
Spain-based banks BBVA and Banco Santander joined the E.U. International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (IATBA) this week. IATBA is E.U. collaboration between 27 different countries across the continent. Their focus is largely on creating infrastructure to...
Pyongyang will serve as host to North Korea's second international Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference the Korean Friendship Association (KFA) announced this week. The conference will run for two days at the Pyongyang Science and Technology Complex...
The crypto market's volatile tendencies have kept Islamic countries from embracing the crypto craze. Some Islamic scholars have branded crytpo as "Haram" (or illegal). However other scholars disagree and have worked to prove that the...