Binance Adds Chinese Blockchain Startup DappReview to Its Shopping List

Binance Adds Chinese Blockchain Startup DappReview to Its Shopping List

Christmas came early – for the crypto exchange giant Binance, I guess. Crypto news making rounds shows that the crypto exchange is not ready to slam the brakes on its shopping spree just yet. In fact, it just acquired the Chinese blockchain data startup, DappReview. DappReview happens to be one of the biggest information and analytics platforms for blockchain-oriented dapps. Joining forces with Binance will, undoubtedly, create a strong propellant for crypto, which just might…

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Research: Blockchain and IoT to Save The Food Industry Up to $31 Billion

Research: Blockchain and IoT to Save The Food Industry Up to $31 Billion

Juniper Research – a firm known for providing research and analytical services to the global hi-tech communications sector – just released an astounding research showing the amazing impact blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) would have in the coming years. The paper, tagged Blockchain: Key Vertical Opportunities, Trends & Challenges 2019-2030, gives an in-depth insight into how powerful the IoT and blockchain could be if they are used side by side. According to the…

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Red Cross Movement Provides Poor Kenyan Communities Blockchain Cash

Red Cross Movement Provides Poor Kenyan Communities Blockchain Cash

Responding to the humanitarian crisis in Kenya, the Red Cross Movement turned to blockchain to help uplift rural and slum communities. While it took the Red Cross Movement and other organizations 15 years to realize cash can be handed to victims of disasters, it’s good news to know that newer and more lasting solutions are tested. After two years of careful planning, the Red Cross societies of Kenya, Norway, and Denmark jointly released a lasting…

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President Trump’s University Offers Crypto Course Despite his Anti-Crypto Stance

President Trump’s University Offers Crypto Course Despite his Anti-Crypto Stance

A growing number of universities are happily welcoming cryptocurrency and blockchain as a course of study. Despite some controversies that surround this particular financial technology, it is glaring how much positive effort is being put to understand the rather complicated new digital means of payment. Amusingly, the latest crypto-friendly university member is the alma mater of President Donald Trump: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. If you have been following the latest crypto…

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Senior Alibaba Executive: The Movie Industry Needs Blockchain to Grow

Senior Alibaba Executive: The Movie Industry Needs Blockchain to Grow

Blockchain technology has been famed as having a ton of potential. While that has been proven true for the financial world and even the art world, the Senior Vice President (VP) of Alibaba Pictures, Li Jie, strongly believes that the technology can be used to foster the growth of the movie industry as well, especially China’s movie industry. Speaking at the Forum on Chinese Film Investment and Development, Senior Vice President Li urged his audience…

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Hahn Air Explores Blockchain Tickets with Travel Distribution Platform Winding Tree

Hahn Air Explores Blockchain Tickets with Travel Distribution Platform Winding Tree

Hahn Air, one of the most prominent airline distribution companies, has become a pioneer in establishing itself as the first airline in the world to issue a real-world ticket through blockchain technology. Blockchain-powered tickets will be available on ‘Winding Tree’ which is decentralized travel network powered by blockchain. The company has also become the first airline to cater passengers with tickets powered by blockchain on a flight scheduled from Dusseldorf to Luxemburg. The passengers holding…

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Visa Creates Blockchain-Based Fintech Data Management System ‘LucidiTEE’

Visa Creates Blockchain-Based Fintech Data Management System ‘LucidiTEE’

Visa, one of the largest global payment solution providers, has come up with its own data management tool which is entirely based on blockchain. The new blockchain system, called LucidiTEE, is poised to replace the legacy fintech data management software. Visa’s Research and Development wing has published a paper based on the workings of the system. It includes a comprehensive report on the design and evaluation of the new tool which has placed significant emphasis…

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China’s Military Newspaper Suggests Soldiers to be Rewarded in Cryptocurrency

China’s Military Newspaper Suggests Soldiers to be Rewarded in Cryptocurrency

Thanks to President Xi Jinping’s recent game-changing comments about blockchain, the official newspaper of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), PLA Daily, appears to be poised to see military personnel paid and encouraged in cryptocurrencies as opposed to the Yuan. According to a pro-crypto write-up published by the PLA’s paper, the technology should not be exclusive to civilians. There are a ton of use cases that the technology can offer the military sector. The article opines:…

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Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Presents Free Crypto Startup School

Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Presents Free Crypto Startup School

Andreessen Horowitz, the Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm with $10 billion assets under management, announced the a16z Crypto Startup School, a free seven-week blockchain and crypto learning program. The program will start next year in February. In the announcement, Andreessen Horowitz said that interested individuals will hear from leading technologists and investors in the field of blockchain and cryptocurrenciesm and learn on how to create blockchain or crypto startups. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are relatively new…

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Report: In 4 Years the Number of Crypto Jobs Multiplied by Nearly 15

Report: In 4 Years the Number of Crypto Jobs Multiplied by Nearly 15

With the ever-increasing adoption of Bitcoin(BTC)trade and other cryptocurrencies, it’s no surprise that there is a soaring demand for professionals in this area. Let’s explore the job growth in crypto-related fields, and attempt to estimate the demand for blockchain talent and crypto experts for the upcoming year. The website Beseen has published a short report on how Bitcoin, alt-coins, and blockchain have affected the job market. The report analyzes the millions of job posting available…

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