Blockchain, Internet of Things

China expected to see rapid IoT market growth

(Source: China Daily) The internet of things market in China reached more than 1 trillion yuan ($146 billion) last year, and is expected to maintain rapid growth in the next few years, a report has found. IoT, the connection of various electronic devices to the internet via technologies such as wireless sensor networks, has enjoyed… Continue reading China expected to see rapid IoT market growth

Cryptocurrency, Events

See you at World Crypto Con in Las Vegas!

World Crypto Con is coming to Las Vegas October 31-November 2nd. The event is one of the largest in the blockchain community and will highlight the biggest names of the industry from Tim Draper and Brock Pierce to Charlie Lee and Charlie Shrem. The event will celebrate the 10 years of Bitcoin's existence and feature… Continue reading See you at World Crypto Con in Las Vegas!

Cryptocurrency, Events

North Korea to host Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Conference next month

North Korea will host its first ever cryptocurrency and blockchain conference from October 1-3. The international event will focus industry leading speakers and include a meet-and-greet with business leaders within the country. The conference will feature the country's blockchain technologies and highlight their key projects. This would be an exciting event to watch online but… Continue reading North Korea to host Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Conference next month

Cryptocurrency

Japanese Power Company Rakuten acquires Crypto Exchange

The $12.5 billion Japanese giant Rakuten has bought a crypto exchange located in Japan for $2.4 million dollars. The acquisition of Everybody's Bitcoin provides entry into the cryptocurrency world and will propel the company to use crypto as digital payment in the future. Rakuten published a statement about the recent acquisition saying, "the role of… Continue reading Japanese Power Company Rakuten acquires Crypto Exchange

Blockchain, information technology

China’s mobile mini court uses blockchain technology

(Source: China Daily) Since the launch of a mobile mini court on the popular social media platform WeChat at the beginning of this year, courts in Ningbo have handled about 70,000 cases via it. The mobile mini court enables the public to deal with basic lawsuit practices, such as participating in court proceedings and witnessing… Continue reading China’s mobile mini court uses blockchain technology

Blockchain, Cryptocurrency

Shanghai rolls out policy package to facilitate trade with ‘Belt and Road’ countries

(Source: People's Daily) Shanghai, China's largest port of entry under the free trade agreement (FTA), has simplified the cargo clearance process for imports from the Belt and Road countries, and explored ways to serve origins of emerging industries, so as to gradually lower the trade costs of the Belt and Road countries on Chinese market.… Continue reading Shanghai rolls out policy package to facilitate trade with ‘Belt and Road’ countries