Use Cases & Verticals

Pakistani Bank Teams With Alipay for Blockchain Remittances

| Yogita Khatri

Pakistan-based Telenor Microfinance Bank has launched a remittances service using blockchain tech from Alipay.

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Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Considering New York IPO: Report

| Yogita Khatri

China-based Canaan, the second largest manufacturer of bitcoin mining devices, is considering an IPO in the U.S., according to Bloomberg.

Blockchain Water Purifier? New China Mobile Appliance Earns You Tokens

| Wolfie Zhao

A water purifier launched by China Mobile is connected to the internet of things and will reward usage with crypto tokens.

Japan’s Financial Regulator May Approve Crypto ETFs: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Japan’s Financial Services Agency is considering the approval of crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to a Bloomberg source.

The Biggest Problem for ICOs? In 2018, It Was Their Own Investors

| Simon Seojoon Kim

Hashed CEO Simon Seojoon Kim looks at the inherent limitations of ICOs, in particular the belief that "anyone can invest in an initial project."

The False Promise Blockchains Will Revolutionize Real-World Assets

| Farzam Ehsani

The promises made for blockchain are a pipe dream that is unsubstantiated and misleading, says Farzam Ehsani.

Bitcoin Payments Aren’t Dead, They’ve Just Gone Niche

| Leigh Cuen

Accepting crypto payments can help niche businesses build deeper relationships with customers – as this real-world example shows.

Overstock Makes Key Executive Change at Blockchain Subsidiaries

| Anna Baydakova

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, is reassigning a top executive to focus on revenue generation at its most prominent…

Ethereum Studio ConsenSys Teams Up With Chip Manufacturer AMD

| Nikhilesh De

ConsenSys is partnering with AMD to provide a new cloud computing blockchain infrastructure aimed at large companies and government agencies.

Overstock Will Pay Some of Its 2019 Taxes in Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De

Overstock.com plans to be the first major business to pay state taxes using bitcoin in Ohio.