Bitcoin for payments a distant dream as usage dries up

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream as usage dries up

The use of bitcoin for commercial payments has dropped dramatically this year, even as the original digital coin starts to fulfill one of the basic features of any payment currency: stability.
Oxfam Formally Launches Blockchain Platform for Rice Farmers in Cambodia

Oxfam Formally Launches Blockchain Platform for Rice Farmers in Cambodia

Oxfam has launched a blockchain project for farmers dubbed BloCRice, which seeks to increase the bargaining power of farmers by digitally connecting every player in the supply chain on one platform, local Cambodian news outlet reports. Based on the report, th…
Ray Dalio, Sallie Krawcheck, and Brad Katsuyama are coming to IGNITION 2018 — learn what it’s like to run the world’s biggest hedge fund, tackle the gender investing gap, and take on the New York Stock Exchange

Ray Dalio, Sallie Krawcheck, and Brad Katsuyama are coming to IGNITION 2018 — learn...

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of financial innovation today? Cryptocurrency might be at the top of the list. But the future of finance is about more than bitcoin and blockchain. IGNITION will introduce you to established voices and …
Pakistan’s First Blockchain-Based Remittance Service Launched Using Alipay’s Technology

Pakistan’s First Blockchain-Based Remittance Service Launched Using Alipay’s Technology

A Pakistani financial institution has rolled out a cross-border remittance service based on blockchain technology developed by Alibaba affiliate, Alipay. Telenor Microfinance Bank and Malaysian fintech firm Valyou have partnered to offer the service to that w…
What Crypto Winter? Blockchain Developers are Still Making a Killing

What Crypto Winter? Blockchain Developers are Still Making a Killing

Blockchain developers are now earning more than they were six months ago, according to a survey-based report by Computer World. In the course of the last six months, the annual pay for blockchain developers in the highest bracket increased by over US$4,000, a…
Bitcoin Bounce: Overstock Shares Surge on Crypto Pivot Rumors

Bitcoin Bounce: Overstock Shares Surge on Crypto Pivot Rumors

Following news that Overstock founder Patrick Byrne is selling the company’s retail business to focus on its blockchain offering, shares of Overstock have surged a massive 23.26 percent to end the day at $20.93. CCN earlier reported that Byrne decided to sell…
Blockchain platform goes live for North Sea crude oil trading

Blockchain platform goes live for North Sea crude oil trading

Oil majors and trading firms can start finalizing crude oil deals on a live blockchain-based platform for the first time, in a move that could revolutionize the market.
Blockchain researchers are still finding critical vulnerabilities in EOS

Blockchain researchers are still finding critical vulnerabilities in EOS

Months after its nigthmarish launch, cryptocurrency and blockchain security researchers are still finding vulnerabilities in EOS, according to recent activity on breach disclosure platform HackerOne. After reviewing the latest bug disclosures on the platform,…
CoE on gaming, animation coming up in city

CoE on gaming, animation coming up in city

A Centre of Excellence (CoE) focused on gaming, animation and Computer Vision is proposed to be established at Software Technology Parks of India (STPI)...
Bitcoin’s terrible 2018 doesn’t bode well for the future of crypto

Bitcoin’s terrible 2018 doesn’t bode well for the future of crypto

That didn't stop some people from ploughing cash into cryptocurrencies in search of a fast buck. I mean, I get it: Savvy operators were...
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