Monthly Archives: November 2016

1,000-Year-Old Royal Mint Will Soon Launch Blockchain Gold Trading
  At over 1,000-years-old, The Royal Mint – the only institution licensed to provide coins in the UK – isn’t the type of business you might [...]
UAE Government to Sponsor $140k Blockchain Hackathon
  The government of the United Arab Emirates is sponsoring a virtual hackathon dedicated to blockchain, with $140,000 in prizes up for grabs. [...]
Bitfury Paper Makes Case For Auditability As Blockchain’s Defining Feature
  What makes a blockchain a blockchain? The Bitfury Group is now weighing in with its definition of one of the more often-debated words in the FinTech [...]
Europe’s Biggest Shipping Port Tests Blockchain Logistics
  The operator of Europe’s largest shipping port is taking part in a new blockchain consortium focused on logistics. Announced earlier this month, the [...]
Tech Firm Inks Deal to Build on R3’s Distributed Ledger Tech
  Financial technology firm Calypso has inked a deal with blockchain consortium R3 to develop applications for its Corda platform. Calypso, founded in [...]
Credit Card Giant MasterCard Files 4 New Blockchain Patents
  The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published four applications filed by MasterCard related to its work with blockchain and distributed [...]
Ethereum Undergoes Unintentional Hard Fork
  Ethereum has forked again, only this time, the event was unintentional. 2016 has been a rough year for the Bitcoin competitor. Things began in July [...]
Beyond the Void Represents the Next Generation Blockchain Game Platform
  The game filled with spaceships and new-age weaponry is powered by crypto tokens called Nexium.   The gaming industry is slowly moving towards [...]
Lisk Promotes Community Building Exercise with Contests and Community Fund
  Lisk has kicked off the process of nominating new delegates through a voting mechanism, so to maintain the blockchain.   Lisk, the full stack [...]
WikiLeaks Receives over $2.9 Milllion in Bitcoin Donations So Far
  WikiLeaks has received over $2.9 million in Bitcoin donations for its operations. Read more…   The decentralized nature of Bitcoin makes [...]