Use Cases & Verticals

Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Crypto Gaming Startup Now Valued at $13 Million

| Leigh Cuen

One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game with investor backing.

ECB Official Calls Bitcoin ‘Evil Spawn of the Financial Crisis’

| Nikhilesh De

ECB executive board member Benoît Cœuré has discussed potential uses for blockchain at central banks, but he's really not keen on bitcoin.

Gods Unchained

Coinbase-Backed ‘Gods Unchained’ Releases Gameplay Trailer

| David Floyd

The makers of the ethereum-based fantasy card game released a new video, giving players a feel for what to expect.

Crypto Custodian BitGo Adds New Stablecoins in Bid to Woo Institutions

| Leigh Cuen

BitGo now supports over 100 assets, including new stablecoin offerings, as it works to offer a wide spectrum of services for institutional investors.

Malaysian Banking Group CIMB Taps Ripple for Blockchain Remittances

| Yogita Khatri

Malaysian banking group CIMB has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network, RippleNet, seeking faster cross-border payments.

Bitmain Denies Reports CEO Jihan Wu Ousted from Bitcoin Miner’s Board

| Wolfie Zhao

Mining giant Bitmain says CEO Jihan Wu still serves on its board, despite media reports to the contrary.

Bitcoin Miner Canaan’s IPO Likely Delayed After Hong Kong Filing Expires

| Wolfie Zhao

Canaan Creative's IPO may be in doubt as the bitcoin mining firm's filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has now lapsed.

Bank of America Wins Crypto Storage Patent

| Nikhilesh De

A Bank of America patent awarded Tuesday describes how an enterprise-level institution may store cryptocurrencies for customers.

Shell, BP Back Blockchain Platform to Modernize Commodities Trading

| Yogita Khatri

Oil giants Shell and BP are among a group of firms planning to launch a blockchain platform to automate post-trade processes in the energy industry.

Australia’s CSIRO, CommBank Complete ‘Smart Money’ Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

Australia's federal science agency CSIRO and CommBank have trialed a blockchain payments prototype they say could save "hundreds of millions" a year.