Category: adoption

Europe Takes Serious Steps Towards Blockchain Adoption

After months of monitoring and observing the “promising and challenging” potential of distributed ledger technology (DLT), the European Union (EU)…

Church’s Chicken Starts Accepting Dash in Venezuela After KFC Confusion

American fast food chain Church’s Chicken has started accepting payments in cryptocurrency Dash (DASH) at its locations in Venezuela, according…

Bitcoin Beats Google Trends in 2018 as Internet Users Seek to Know ‘What It Is’

Google data shows ‘What is Bitcoin?’ was the most popular search question in the United States and United Kingdom for…

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

Ohio Republican Congressman Warren Davidson suggested raising money to build a wall on the border with Mexico using blockchain, in…

Confirmed: Basis CEO Says Project Will Shut Down due to Regulatory Concerns

The United States-based stablecoin project Basis has officially confirmed that it will close operations and refund investors in comments to…

Number of Crypto Users Nearly Doubled in 2018, Study Says

Cryptocurrency gained 17 million “verified users” this year, according to a study published by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance…

PAX Stablecoin Exceeds $5 Billion in Transactions in First 3 Months

U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin Paxos Standard (PAX) has exceeded $5 billion worth of transaction volumes, according to a press release shared…

Hyperledger Onboards 12 New Members Including Alibaba Cloud, Deutsche Telekom and Citi

Hyperledger has onboarded 12 new members, including such major firms as Alibaba Cloud, Citi, and Deutsche Telekom, according to an…

IBM Research Teams up With Agritech Firm to Boost African Agribusiness with Blockchain

IBM Research has teamed up with United States-based agriculture tech firm Hello Tractor to boost the African agriculture industry with…

Canadian City of Calgary Launches Local Digital Currency for Intracity Transactions

Calgary, a city in the Canadian province of Alberta, has launched its own digital currency. The Calgary Dollar will allow…

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