Use Cases & Verticals

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Digital Tokens Representing Startup Equity Shares

| Anna Baydakova

Overstock's Medici Ventures has successfully transferred 3.6 million tokenized shares from Chainstone Labs using Ravencoin's blockchain.

Amazon Plays Its Own Game With Enterprise Blockchain

| Anna Baydakova

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, is having its proverbial blockchain cake and eating it, too.

South Korean Government Trials Blockchain for Shipping Efficiency Boost

| Yogita Khatri

Two South Korean government ministries are exploring blockchain's potential to bring new efficiencies to port logistics.

Overstock’s tZERO to Develop a Cobalt-Backed Token for Hong Kong Investor

| Anna Baydakova

The engagement could lead to the tokenization of up to $200 million worth of cobalt, which is used to make electric vehicle batteries, in 2019.

Blockstream Boosts Bitcoin Satellite Service With Lightning Payments

| Nikhilesh De

Blockstream has expanded its bitcoin satellite service to the Asia-Pacific region and added support for Lightning Network transactions.

This Brazilian Bank Is Using Ethereum to Issue a Stablecoin

| Leigh Cuen

The Brazilian National Social Development Bank is to pilot a stablecoin based on ethereum to combat corruption.

Crypto is for Activists: Why We Need More Cypherpunks, Not Cypherposers

| Zach Harvey

Bitcoin is activism, not a get rich quick scheme or a startup platform, says Lamassu's Zach Harvey.

Crypto-Friendly Money App Revolut Wins EU Banking License

| Yogita Khatri

Revolut, provider of a mobile finance app that offers crypto trading, has been granted a banking license from the European Central Bank.

Sephora Shoppers Are Getting Their First Bitcoin Using Crypto Startup Lolli

| Leigh Cuen

Sephora has joined the list of retailers at which shoppers can earn bitcoin rewards via the Lolli app.

SeedCX Exchange Is Barring Employees from Crypto Trading

| Leigh Cuen

Seed CX has one of the crypto industry’s strictest policies on employee trading. In a word: Don’t.