Blockchain News

Tech Giants Collaborate to Launch a Blockchain to Ensure Ethical Sourcing of Cobalt

Since the drive towards electric cars had surged and countries world around pledging to concentrate on going full electric to reduce carbon footprints, a particular demand has increased for a rare element which happens to be very rare. The need for a mineral used in the lithium-ion battery, Cobalt, has increased many folds over the recent years, reports suggest. And…

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Italian Government Reveals the List of “Elite Experts” for the Blockchain Strategy Development

The Italian government recently revealed a list of 30 blockchain specialists and experts. The government aims to advance the integration of blockchain technology at the state level and further its usability. These high-level specialists were chosen after a four-month acquisition and consultation process. This group of experts will work as advising authorities for the development and design of a “national…

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Bank of America Discloses Innovative Blockchain Copyright Aiming Currency Management

Bank of America (BoA) is looking forward to copyright a structure by means of blockchain technology in order to progress currency management, as per the latest news available on Dec. 25th. Presented in the month of June 2017, the copyright mentions “banking structures functioned by information bearing evidence.” “Features of the news speak about organizing, constructing, and making the most…

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Switzerland a Haven for Blockchain

Switzerland has expressed growing interest in blockchain by developing laws for new technology. In its latest report, the Swiss State Secretariat has highlighted predictions for “blockchain’s noteworthy and promising developments for innovation and enhanced security.” Earlier this year, a blockchain working group was set up to compile a report based on the analysis of the blockchain. The report has now…

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Atari Announces Blockchain versions of Mobile Games RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch and Goon Squad

The global interactive entertainment and video game company Atari announced in a press release that it has entered into a license agreement with Animoca Brands Limited granting them the rights to produce and publish blockchain versions of popular Atari mobile games RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch and Goon Squad. The agreement is valid globally excluding China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau. Animoca…

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PayPal’s first step into Blockchain, though currently for employees only

The giant in the payment platform- PayPal has been maintaining an aloof stance from entering into Blockchain landscape since quite a while. But finally, PayPal too ventured into the crypto world. It has released an internal employee incentive program which is based on Blockchain technology. This program was created in PayPal’s innovation lab in San Jose, California. This six month…

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Facebook Seeks Human Resource Expertise in Blockchain for Five New Roles

Facebook’s important goal is to enable individuals to assemble a network of people and unite the world. Through the Facebook group of applications and administrations, Facebook is constructing an alternate sort of organization that interfaces billions of individuals around the globe, gives them approaches to share what makes a difference most to them, and unites individuals. Regardless of whether Facebook…

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UNICEF Shortlists Six Blockchain Startups for Humanitarian Investments Venture

Post the introduction of the “blockchain call” in the market in the past; the United Nations International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) initiated their investments process into six different blockchain startups for humanitarian benefits. Among the UNICEF’s programme countries, one of them had been selected to be summoned in the early stage technology start-ups in January 2018, where they had received…

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