Use Cases & Verticals

Exchange Says 51% Attacker Returned $100K-Worth of Ethereum Classic

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io said Saturday that $100,000 in ethereum classic has been returned following a recent 51-percent attack.

Tokenized Securities: Curb Your Enthusiasm

| Noelle Acheson

Tokenized securities hold promise, but we shouldn't overlook how hard it is to spin up new markets.

Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million

| Yogita Khatri

ConsenSys has joined a $2 million funding round for a blockchain startup led by a former chairman of the Central Bank of Iceland.

NASA Eyes Blockchain Tech to Secure Aircraft Flight Data

| Yogita Khatri

A NASA paper proposes using blockchain and smart contracts technology from Hyperledger to keep aircraft flight data secure.

‘0% Success’: Why Blockchain Apps Just Aren’t Taking Off

| Yin Wu

In 2018, the promise of a decentralized future took a big knock. There are lessons to be learned, says Yin Wu, founder of Dirt Protocol.

Security Token Trades on Regulated Platform in Market First

| Nikhilesh De

Regulated broker-dealer SharesPost says it has successfully executed its first secondary trade of security tokens on a blockchain.

The First Live Enterprise Blockchain Sets Sights on Every Area of Global Trade

| Ian Allison

Trade finance DLT platform we.trade is seeking partnerships with other networks, with TradeLens and Tradeshift as prime candidates.

Insiders Say ConsenSys Faces a Hurdle to 2019 Rebound: Joe Lubin’s Grip

| Leigh Cuen and Zack Seward

ConsenSys insiders say ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin will need to welcome more stakeholders into the fold for his startups to survive.

US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Department of Energy is offering funding of up to $4.8 million for fossil energy research, including blockchain applications.

New Bitrefill Service Aims to Make Lightning Payments Easy

| Leigh Cuen

Now bitcoin users can send someone a lightning payment without the hassle of setting up channels.