Stanford University to Host Blockchain ConferenceBusiness & Society

Stanford University to Host Blockchain Conference

Ahead of the Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering 2017 conference slated for January 2017, the Cyber Initiative of Stanford…

Chinese Open-Source Blockchain Startup Antshares raises $4.5 MillionBusiness & Society

Chinese Open-Source Blockchain Startup Antshares raises $4.5 Million

 Shanghai-based blockchain startup Antshares has raised over $4.5 million a crowdsale, enabling it to complete the first ever open-source blockchain project…

Blockchain Network Synereo Partners Silicon Valley’s NFX Guild to Accelerate dApp Dev TeamsBusiness & Society

Blockchain Network Synereo Partners Silicon Valley’s NFX Guild to Accelerate dApp Dev Teams

The NFX Guild, a mentorship-driven startup accelerator, has partnered with Synereo, a blockchain-based, decentralized social network, to develop an ecosystem…

Research: Blockchain Tech Interests Corporate Treasurers in Africa and Latin AmericaBusiness & Society

Research: Blockchain Tech Interests Corporate Treasurers in Africa and Latin America

A new report from Ovum has found that 75 percent of corporate treasures in Africa and Latin America are interested…

Bitcoin Unlimited Announces Research Grant ProgramTechnology

Bitcoin Unlimited Announces Research Grant Program

The team behind a long-contentious proposal to upgrade the bitcoin protocol has announced it is making new funding available for…

Here’s A First Look at Thomson Reuters’s New Ethereum Identity ToolsTechnology

Here’s A First Look at Thomson Reuters’s New Ethereum Identity Tools

Thomson Reuters has revealed it will soon launch an identity verification platform for ethereum smart contract developers. Conceived as part…

Decentralized Sports Platform FirstBlood Raises 465,312.00 ETH, Set To Improve eSportsBusiness & Society

Decentralized Sports Platform FirstBlood Raises 465,312.00 ETH, Set To Improve eSports

FirstBlood, an Ethereum-based, decentralized sports platform based on smart contracts, has raised 465,312.999 ETH in a crowdsale. The FirstBlood app…

Standard Chartered Completes Cross-Border Blockchain Payment in 10 SecondsBusiness & Society

Standard Chartered Completes Cross-Border Blockchain Payment in 10 Seconds

Tapping blockchain technology, London-based multinational banking and financial institution Standard Chartered has announced the completion of its first cross-border real-time…

Russia’s Biggest Bank Joins the Hyperledger Blockchain ProjectBusiness & Society

Russia’s Biggest Bank Joins the Hyperledger Blockchain Project

The Linux Foundation-run Hyperledger Project will see a new member join the ranks, in Russia’s largest bank (by assets) Sberbank.…

Lightning Test Moves Bitcoin Scaling Into Striking DistanceTechnology

Lightning Test Moves Bitcoin Scaling Into Striking Distance

A lesser-known startup has successfully tested an important piece of bitcoin’s scaling puzzle. Widely considered to be the best way…