Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group has won two U.S. patents designed to make its blockchain network safer and faster.
Huobi Chain, the regulator-facing public blockchain of exchange Huobi Group, is now open source and available to all developers on GitHub.
As President Xi called on China to seize blockchain opportunities, industry heavyweights are already leading hundreds of enterprise projects.
Hedera Hashgraph has launched its long-awaited public network, backed by major corporations and promising faster transactions than any blockchain.
The National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate may be working to develop its own, uncrackable crypto.
Wikipedia is the latest website to become a verified publisher with the Brave web browser, allowing the site to start taking dips and donations in the form of Brave’s basic attention token.
Presenting itself as an app to help players cheat at the online battle royale game Fortnite, Syrk encrypts files on a user’s hard drive and demands a ransom paid in crypto. If the ransom is not paid, the malicious software begins deleting files one by one.
At the Baikal Blockchain and Crypto Forum, mining rig manufacturer Hotmine’s CEO Oles Slobodenyuk pitched the company’s bitcoin mining rig to residents of Irkutsk, Eastern Siberia, claiming it can earn them up to $55 a month while radiating heat for up to 10 square meters.
Following a recent report from Check Point Security highlighting the decline of cryptojacking over the last two years, cryptojacking software was found in 11 code libraries for the programming language Ruby.
If elected president, Democratic candidate Andrew Yang plans to tackle voting fraud and prevent hacks on modern voting booths by implementing blockchain-based mobile voting throughout the US.
Heavy rain has resulted in mudslides in China’s Sichuan province, disrupting bitcoin mining operations in the area and forcing some hydroelectric power plants to stop generating electricity.
Facebook’s WhatsApp is reportedly in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms as the messaging app plans to bring its mobile payments service to the country.
The “Big Four” auditing firm has launched a mobile plug-and-play product aimed to help enterprises demo blockchain solutions.
20-year-old bitcoin millionaire Erik Finman has invested an undisclosed amount in Metallicus, a startup behind the peer-to-peer payments platform Metal Pay, in an attempt to create an “all-in-one” crypto banking platform that will include banking, payments, and social media features.
The United Parcel Service has invested an undisclosed amount in TuSimple, a self-driving truck company. TuSimple joins UPS’ portfolio of investments in innovative technologies, including blockchain, 3D printing, and artificial intelligence.
Crypto developer education tool FumbleChain is a deliberately flawed blockchain that allows developers to earn fumblecoins every time they find a new flaw to exploit.
Crypto mining firm Bitfury Group has reportedly launched an artificial intelligence division with the goal of breaking down the world’s vast amount of data and deriving value from it.
Stanford ophthalmologist Robert Chang and University of California, Berkeley, professor Dawn Song are both working to develop Kara, an artificial intelligence project that keeps your data from prying eyes while it learns.
Researchers from the University of Crete and the University of Illinois at Chicago have published a study showing that a website that hosts at least three ads can produce five-and-a-half times the revenue of a website that uses a cryptojacking script to mine with visitors’ computing power.
Expected to launch this November, the city of Seoul will introduce a points system for residents that will reward them with S-coins, which can then be spent on goods and services. Residents will be able to earn S-coins by completing tasks such as paying taxes or participating in public opinion polls.