Tag: blockchain

Welcome To The Blockchain Community, PayPal

PayPal is into blockchain too. I mean, that was inevitable; I do wonder it took this long though. The company has invested in Cambridge Blockchain, thus joining the extension of a Series A funding round. The startup focuses on sensitive data managing with the help of ledgers. Cambridge Blockchain has raised $10.5M to date and …

Australia Is Serious About Its Blockchain Strategy

The Australian government wants to propel the usage of blockchain in the public sector. For this, the roadmap and donation (AU$100,000, or $71,000) are needed. In fact, the governing body wants Australia to become a “global leader” in this field. Kudos to them! This is a logical continuation of what some call “an obsession”: a …

Blockchain And Crypto Projects Are Filled With Bugs

Yep, your favorite, super-secure, and safe toy, a.k.a. Blockchain (and it’s kiddo crypto) is actually full of bugs. The White Hat hackers have detected over 40 bugs in the last 30 days. Holy crap, that’s impressive. It seems that gambling is the field most “filled” with bugs. And the ever-present Coinbase is not immune to …

Facebook Buys Chainspace

Finally, Facebook has made its first acquisition in the blockchain world. It acquired Chainspace, which is true gem in terms of human resources. It has been founded by a group of researchers from the University College of London and working on a decentralized smart contract platform. As Cheddar reports, the acquisition was made in order …

UN Is Into Crypto Too

Well, sort of. The organization has acknowledged the role of crypto and blockchain in global digitalization. That’s what they said in their 2018 report on the state of the global economy: “Cryptocurrencies represent a new frontier in digital finance and their popularity is growing. The decentralized networks for cryptocurrencies, bitcoin being a well-known example, can …

Asia’s Wealthiest Families Don’t Shy Away From Learning About Blockchain

“There are two herds of people in the blockchain. Those who want to get rich off crypto, and those who want to change the world with blockchain. I would like to associate myself with the second group.” These are the words of Anderson Tanoto, the director of the $18B Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) manufacturing corporation. …