Thursday, May 23, 2019

Deloitte Ditches Ethereum for VeChain, Brags Beating Bitcoin Transactions

By CCN.com: VeChain, which uses Proof of Authority rather than Proof-of-Work, clocked in more transactions than Bitcoin on Saturday. A Reddit user noticed and raised the celebratory alarm; Deloitte executive Cillian Leonowicz then claimed...

English Soccer Club Launches Blockchain Fan Token

English Premier League soccer team West Ham United turns to blockchain to launch its own token. The “fan token,” powered by Socios.com will allow West Ham’s 40 million supporters to vote on club decisions...

Rakuten Taps Chinese Blockchain Firm for $60 Billion Authenticity Market

By CCN: In 2008, at least 54,000 Chinese babies suffered after ingesting formula that had been contaminated. Demand for safe products has grown year over year, every year, since then. Companies like blockchain-centric Techrock...

Pro-Bitcoin Ohio Bill Promotes Government Adoption of Blockchain

By CCN.com: A bill introduced this week in the Ohio House of Representatives urges government entities to adopt blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin. Republican state representative Rick Carfagna sponsored the bill.The legislation, called House...

Binance CFO Rips Facebook’s Blockchain Under Megalomaniac Zuck

By CCN.com: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a megalomaniac who’s launching blockchain and cryptocurrency projects in order to squeeze crypto companies out of the dominance he eventually wants to assert over the space. That’s...

Nike, Telegram, Facebook, and Everyone Else Suddenly Love Blockchain

By CCN: Nike is launching a blockchain product. Telegram is launching a blockchain. Samsung is reportedly planning to launch its own token platform; building with Ethereum for the S10 wasn’t enough. Facebook is getting...

French Banking Giant Issues $112 Million Bond on Public Ethereum Blockchain

The blockchain bug seems to have bitten French banking giant Societe Generale to a point of no return. A little over a year ago, the third largest bank in France by assets unveiled a...

What is an STO & 10 Reasons Why It Will Have a Massive Impact

Startup financing took a dramatic turn in 2017 as initial coin offerings (ICOs) burst onto the scene. In 2017 and 2018, more than $14 billion flowed into blockchain projects as investors looked to capitalize...

JPMorgan Plots Blockchain Payments to Fight Transferwise, Ripple Threat

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EY Blockchain Whiz Quits Crypto, Says Adoption Not in Bitcoin’s Forecast

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