Browsing the "Blockchain Technology" Tag

$35 Million: Sequoia Backs Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain Project

| Wolfie Zhao

Conflux, a scalable blockchain project with a Turing Award-winning co-founder, has raised $35 million from backers including Sequoia and Baidu.

Seoul Mayor Plans $100 Million Fund to Build Blockchain Smart City

| Wolfie Zhao

The mayor of Seoul plans to invest $100 million over the next five years to develop the South Korean capital as a smart city powered by blockchain.

Korea Taps Samsung’s Blockchain Tech to Fight Customs Fraud

| Wolfie Zhao

South Korea's Customs Service is looking to adopt Samsung's blockchain tech to launch a decentralized exports clearance system.

Blockchain Could Boost Trade Finance by $1 Trillion, WEF Research Says

| Wolfie Zhao

Blockchain technology can help global businesses generate an extra $1 trillion in trade finance, according to World Economic Forum research.

Major French Soccer Club Plans to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

| Wolfie Zhao

French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency as a way to incentivize participation from its international fans.

Australian State Pilot Puts Driver’s Licenses on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Australia's New South Wales government is turning to blockchain for a state-wide test of a driver license digitization program slated for November.

China’s Supreme Court Recognizes Blockchain Evidence as Legally Binding

| Wolfie Zhao

Blockchain can now be legally used to authenticate evidence in legal disputes in China, according to a ruling from the country's Supreme Court.

PBoC-Backed Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Enters Test Phase

| Wolfie Zhao

A blockchain trade finance platform spearheaded by the People's Bank of China has entered the testing phase ahead of an official roll-out.

South Korea to Double Blockchain Trials in Public Sector Next Year

| Wolfie Zhao

The South Korean government is literally doubling down on its efforts to trial blockchain in the public sector for 2019.

ASX Postpones Roll-Out of Blockchain Settlement System

| Wolfie Zhao

The Australian Securities Exchange has pushed back the launch of its blockchain-based CHESS replacement after feedback from stakeholders.