Chinese Government Blockchain Standardized Certification Received by Lenovo, Alipay, and Aelf

While most governments around the world are guarded against the challenge of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, surprisingly, the Chinese Government, though vehemently against cryptocurrencies, regards Blockchain technology with a positive view. Since 2017, the China Electronics Technology Standardization Institute (CESI) has been conducting Standard Blockchain System Function Test in order to pressure test and certify the top blockchain projects operating in China. Since inception, the organization has certified only 30 projects globally, including Lenovo, Alipay, and most recently, Aelf. advertisement At the launching ceremony and the first academic seminar of…

Blockchain-Based ‘Lunar Registry’ Launched – Blockchain News

For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, a project called Diana has launched to create a land registry for the moon using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). The dApp (Decentralization app) service that can mark the land of the Moon and trade it will be launched on July 20, 2019. advertisement A Diana representative, Jason Goo said: “The Diana project will be a great opportunity for the Moon to be a daily interest.” According to a UN Treaty, the Moon is listed as a common heritage of mankind…

Ugandan President to Explore use of Blockchain to Tackle Counterfeit Drugs

MediConnect, the developer of a framework blockchain solution to trace and manage prescription medication, is pleased to announce that it has received indicative support from the Ugandan government to explore the use of its solution to tackle the spread of counterfeit drugs in the country. Uebert Angel, strategic partner of MediConnect, said:  advertisement “Travelling to Uganda, I was shocked by the extent to which counterfeit drugs have ruined the lives of the most vulnerable people in society. It is therefore humbling to be able to make a difference by investing…

Blockchain-Based Travala.com Teams Up with Dash For Hotel Booking Payments

Blockchain Travel site Travala.com  is teaming up with Dash Core Group, the main development team supporting the Dash network, on a global open-source cryptocurrency payments platform. Travala.com and Dash will spearhead the ongoing, prolific trend of crypto tourism by enabling the vast Dash community to benefit from up to 40% discounts on accommodation bookings made on Travala.com. advertisement Matthew Luczynski, CEO and Founder of Travala.com, said,: “In recent years, the blockchain industry has witnessed ongoing growth and maturity, cultivating a breed of projects that are designed to facilitate the mainstream adoption…

Satoshi Awards to Honor ‘Ethical Innovation on the Blockchain’

Satoshi Awards to Honor ‘Ethical Innovation on the Blockchain’ July 11, 2019 by Jon Southurst Know anyone in the cryptocurrency world who could use some extra recognition? Nominations will open soon for The Satoshi Awards. The awards will premiere at a ceremony in Acapulco, Mexico in February 2020 with the theme “Honoring Ethical Innovation on the Blockchain”. Also read: Bitcoin Price Loses Strength Under $12K, but Expect More Volatility Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts Prominent Libertarians Head Nomination Committee The Satoshi Awards organizers also…

Bittrex Acquires Tradedash – Blockchain News

About Richard Kastelein Founder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), a partner at ICO services collective Token.Agency ($750m+ and 90+ ICOs and STOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory boards of some two dozen Blockchain startups and has written over 1500 articles on Blockchain technology and startups at Blockchain News and has also published pioneering articles on ICOs in Harvard Business Review and Venturebeat. Irish Tech News…

Korea’s Cube Systems Rolls Out New Blockchain eCommerce Platform

Blockchain research and development platform Cube System is rolling out its new Cube Chain based public blockchain mainnet, WAVE 1.0 today – July 3, 2019. Kim, Dong-oh, CEO of Cube System, said:  advertisement “Cube Chain is a blockchain platform. By focusing on ecommerce, Cube Chain can be applied to various industries and with our multiple security systems and fast processing speed, it can be used very widely.” Cube Chain is a unique blockchain ecosystem based on a self-developed technology that forms blocks into a cube-shaped structure using a “cubing” process and connects those cubes together.…

Nestlé Breaks from IBM Food Trust Blockchain Group for New Milk Supply Chain Trial

About Richard Kastelein Founder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), a partner at ICO services collective Token.Agency ($750m+ and 90+ ICOs and STOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory boards of some two dozen Blockchain startups and has written over 1500 articles on Blockchain technology and startups at Blockchain News and has also published pioneering articles on ICOs in Harvard Business Review and Venturebeat. Irish Tech News…

Blockchain Venture Capital Funding Reaches $822 Million in 2019

Leading blockchain and Web 3.0 venture capital firm Outlier Ventures today published its State of Blockchains Q2 report providing an overview of blockchain investment and market trends in 2019. According to the report, blockchain start-ups raised $822 Million from 279 separate VC deals during the first half of this year (1).  159 of the total 279 deals related to blockchains, were seed stage ones.  This indicates that entrepreneurial zeal in the ecosystem has not declined in spite of the bear market Enterprises are no longer building proofs of concepts for the industry. They are increasingly embracing the ethos…

‘V20′ Blockchain Summit to Coincide with G20 Leaders’ Meeting in Osaka This Week

‘V20′ Blockchain Summit to Coincide with G20 Leaders’ Meeting in Osaka This Week June 23, 2019 by Jon Southurst A summit to discuss unified regulatory frameworks for the blockchain industry will run alongside this week’s G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. The two-day “V20” conference on 28-29th June will include representatives from a number of blockchain trade organizations and digital asset exchanges. Also read: Facebook Disputes FT’s Claim that Libra is ‘Not a Proper Blockchain’ Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts V20 Blockchain Summit to Discuss…