China’s Top Retailer Launches Startup Incubator To Lure Foreign Blockchain Projects

China's largest online and brick and mortar retailer JD.com announced the first four startups for its Al Catapult Blockchain incubation program in a press release published Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Beijing-based program, which has seen candidates from as far afield as Australia and the UK, aims to use the … read more …

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Messaging apps may hold the key to cryptocurrency adoption

The cryptocurrency market is increasingly being compared to the dotcom boom, as bitcoin's value reaches dizzying heights. Still, despite the hype hoopla, mainstream adoption of digital currencies has yet to happen. Messaging apps are looking to change that. Last September, millennial focused … read more …

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There’s a $799 hack-proof smartphone designed to keep your cryptocurrencies safe

A wallet is a piece of software required to hold cryptocurrencies. Security of cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets has been in the spotlight recently. A recent incident saw hackers steal over $500 million from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck. The cryptocurrency market has exploded with … read more …

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Websites That Pay Users With Blockchain Aim to Disrupt Facebook

After stumbling onto a new corner of the internet based on the digital-ledger technology, Kadavy said he gets paid to post his blog and podcast on Steemit, a website whose text are saved on a blockchain. The site has its own digital currencies, the best-known of which is called Steem, and pays people … read more …

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How blockchain will rearrange the internet landscape

Blockchain technology makes it possible, via smart contracts, for program code to enforce “trust” and thus it can in many circumstances eliminate or diminish the need for trusted third parties such a retail banks and financial brokers. The blockchain is in its early stages – a little like the internet was in, say, … read more …

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Global Blockchain Announces Go-Forward Initiatives and Corporate Strategy, Updates on Spinout …

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Blockchain Technologies Corp. (the “Company” or “BLOC” or "Global Blockchain") (CSE:BLOC) (Frankfurt:BWSP) (OTC:BLKCF) is pleased to provide, due to a high level of investor inquiry, a further detailed explanation of … read more …

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