HTC Plans to Launch 2nd Gen Blockchain Smartphone in 2019

Taiwanese consumer electronics giant HTC has revealed plans to launch a second-generation model of its blockchain-centric smartphone before the end of 2019. The news was announced in a report from English-language Asian IT news source Digitimes on April 29. According to HTC’s chief decentralized officer Phil Chen, the development is a bid to boost smartphone sales and…

Japan’s Need for Crypto Regulations

A recent incident shows the need for regulations in Japan for cryptocurrency. Masayoshi Son, a renowned investor from Japan, lost $130 million in Bitcoin investments. He is the CEO of SoftBank Group, which is valued at $100 billion. The first investment was in Alibaba with $20 million in 2000, which grew to $50 billion by…

Bibox Crypto Exchange Rolls Out Blockchain Project Incubator

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Bibox is launching an incubator for blockchain projects called Bibox Orbit, according to an announcement published on March 30. Estonia-based Bibox —  the ninth largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of adjusted trading volume — has revealed that it is rolling out Bibox Orbit, an incubator for blockchain projects. The announcement does not specify the exact date of the…

Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2019

Glimpse into the Future at Hong Kong Blockchain Week

The first thing to know about blockchain technology is that there is a lot to know. There is, of course, Bitcoin, which has always been seen as Batman to blockchain’s Robin, or vice-versa. But since those early days when Bitcoin and blockchain were seemingly joined at the hip, the nascent technology has begun to outgrow…

Japan: FSA Exploring Industry Interest in Cryptocurrency ETF

Bloomberg says anonymous sources have hinted that the FSA is now gauging investors interest in ETFs Authorities may submit legislation approving Bitcoin ETFs as early as March 2019 The approval of a cryptocurrency ETF could significantly boost investor confidence in the Japanese cryptospace After abandoning plans to approve cryptocurrency futures contracts, Japan’s financial watchdog, the…

Crypto Pro Miami Art Week: Blockchain’s Garden of Eden

The most cost effective and efficient way to meet 500+ investors and opportunities in cryptocurrencies & blockchain technology Crypto Pro has updated their highly anticipated Crypto Pro Miami Art Week event for Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, set to take place at the Fontainebleau during Art Basel Miami. The event is now set to run from 9:30 a.m. to…

Fighting for the Union in Tennessee

2014.03.10 A few weeks back, a Volkswagen manufacturing plant in Tennessee had a vote on whether to affiliate with a union. A fairly standard procedure, which happens in industrial workplaces across the world on a regular basis, right? The vote narrowly fell, and the shop will remain non-unionized, at least for now. However, despite the…