US Congressman Offers to Fund Mexican Border Wall Using Blockchain, ‘Wall Coins’

US Congressman Offers to Fund Mexican Border Wall Using Blockchain, ‘Wall Coins’

U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson suggests building a border wall using blockchain and “wall coins.” Ohio Republican Congressman Warren Davidson suggested raising money to build a wall on the border with Mexico using blockchain, in an interview on NPR Dec. 12....
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French MPs Want To Invest Over $500 Million In Blockchain

French MPs Want To Invest Over $500 Million In Blockchain

A French member of parliament (MP) says 2019 must be the year of blockchain in France, recommending that the equivalent of around $568 million USD in government funding be diverted to the new technology. A French member of parliament (MP)...
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The HTC Exodus 1 ‘Blockchain Phone’ is Here and It’s Underwhelming

The HTC Exodus 1 ‘Blockchain Phone’ is Here and It’s Underwhelming

This week saw the first reviews of the HTC Exodus 1 blockchain phone, as ‘Genesis Block’ pre-orders started to ship. However, threatening to steal HTC’s thunder came crypto-related trademark applications from Samsung, amid speculation features may arrive...
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France Should Become a Blockchain Nation by Investing 500M Euro, MPs Say

France Should Become a Blockchain Nation by Investing 500M Euro, MPs Say

Members of parliament from the ruling party and the main opposition party have urged the government to back the mass adoption of distributed ledger technology. Members of parliament from the ruling party and the main opposition party have urged the...
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Blockchain Start-Up Orbs Raises $15 Million With Kakao’s Help

Blockchain Start-Up Orbs Raises $15 Million With Kakao’s Help

South Korean app provider, Kakao, has helped to raise over $15 million in cryptocurrency for Orbs, a hybrid blockchain platform. Orbs Blockchain Raises $15 Million Kakao joined the fundraising venture through its investment arm because it “always seeks to in...
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Overstock Venture Chief Expects Market for Blockchain Products in 2019

Overstock Venture Chief Expects Market for Blockchain Products in 2019

Overstock’s blockchain arm, Medici Ventures, has big plans for 2019, as the e-commerce giant moves towards a February sale. Overstock’s blockchain arm, Medici Ventures, has big plans for 2019, as the e-commerce giant moves towards a February sale.
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HTC Exodus 1 Blockchain Smartphone Will Ship with Brave Browser

HTC Exodus 1 Blockchain Smartphone Will Ship with Brave Browser

The Exodus 1 is HTC’s cryptocurrency and blockchain oriented phone. It’s designed as a native blockchain mobile and to work securely with cryptocurrency and decentralized applications (dApps). Revealed in a recent tweet by co-founder Brendan Eich, who also...
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IBM Aims to Provide Blockchain Solutions to India’s Telecommunications Operators

IBM Aims to Provide Blockchain Solutions to India’s Telecommunications Operators

Tech giant IBM has hinted that telecommunication firms in India could soon be using blockchain solutions in mobile number portability and in the Do Not Call registry. According to the IBM Research vice president and CTO of IBM India/South Asia,...
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62% of Auto Execs Believe Blockchain Will Disrupt Industry within 3 Years: IBM Study

62% of Auto Execs Believe Blockchain Will Disrupt Industry within 3 Years: IBM Study

The auto industry is betting big on blockchain. In fact, a whopping 62% of auto executives say the technology underpinning bitcoin will be a disruptive force in the industry by 2021. Moreover, 95% of carmakers plan to make “moderate to...
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Deutsche Telekom, Alibaba Cloud, Citi Join Hyperledger Blockchain Project

Deutsche Telekom, Alibaba Cloud, Citi Join Hyperledger Blockchain Project

Hyperledger has added 16 new members, including Deutsche Telekom, Europe’s biggest telecommunications provider and Alibaba’s cloud computing subsidiary. Hyperledger has added 16 new members, including Deutsche Telekom, Europe’s biggest teleco...
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