Monthly Archives: March 2017

Payments Startup Omise Joins Wave of Digital-Coin Fundraising
  Omise, a Bangkok-based startup backed by Japan’s SBI Investment, plans to raise as much as $16 million selling digital tokens as it builds a new [...]
Blockchain-Styled Solutions for Health Care on the Rise
  Blockchain technology has the potential to transform healthcare services just as it’s doing within the finance sector. Through a decentralized and [...]
Op Ed: How Tokenization Is Putting Real-World Assets on Blockchains
  Tokenization is the process of converting rights to an asset into a digital token on a blockchain. There is great interest by financial [...]
A Virtual Reality Simulator of the Bitcoin Blockchain Is Coming to Steam
  A new virtual reality game based on the Bitcoin network is coming to the Steam platform today Friday, March 31. The game called “Bitcoin VR” is a [...]
Over 100 ‘Blockchain Personalities’ Take 21 Inc’s Fork Survey
  This past February reported on 21 Inc’s new venture that pays email recipients for their time and offers surveys paying in bitcoin. This [...]
Freedom Cells can Leverage Bitcoin to Embrace Agorism
  Bitcoin’s decentralized nature is one of its most important features; it is the feature of freedom. This means bitcoin is not arbitrarily controlled [...]
Decentralized Exchange Bitsquare Aims to Fulfill the Dreams of the Cypherpunks
  This week chatted with Manfred Karrer, the founder of the decentralized cryptocurrency exchange Bitsquare. The platform Bitsquare [...]
How Japan Prepares to Recognize Bitcoin as Method of Payment on April 1
  In February, reported that the first Japanese bill containing digital currencies, recognizing Bitcoin as a method of payment, was [...]
Sweden Moves to Next Stage With Blockchain Land Registry
  A project set up last year by Sweden’s land registry authority, the Lantmäteriet, to trial blockchain technology for recording property deals has [...]
Market Enabler? Exchanges See Blockchain as New Revenue Play
  While distributed ledgers were once considered a way for financial firms to upgrade back-office processes, some appear to be changing their tune on [...]