20th August 2019 Blockchain Summit will take place in Singapore

Asia’s Leading Blockchain for Business Event. Now in it’s 2nd year, Blockchain Summit Singapore is the leading blockchain for business event in Asia. Connecting industry leaders, business decision makers and tech innovators, Blockchain Summit Singapore is a 1 day conference and exhibition dedicated to the business of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Based on unrivalled content,…

New Crypto Anonymity-Identity Wallet to be Launched

According to a recent press release, decentralized identity firm, Civic, and a blockchain security firm, BitGo, have announced plans to release a new wallet sometime in the last quarter of 2019. The new “Civic Wallet” will make use of Multisignature Technology from BitGo and will also support cryptocurrency as well as identity data while ensuring…

US Senate Crypto Hearing Key Takeaways: Blockchain Is ‘Inevitable’

On July 30, the United States Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs hosted a hearing on cryptocurrencies in a regulatory context. Lawmakers are showing renewed interest in digital currencies against the backdrop of Facebook’s crypto odyssey: This week’s testimony followed two Libra-focused hearings, which were held in Congress earlier in the month. Indeed, while…

Seagate Moving Forward with Blockchain Pilot to Track Hard Drives

American tech giant Seagate has entered the pilot stage of its blockchain project designed to fight counterfeit hard disk drives (HDD), Forbes reported on July 30. This pilot is a part of the joint initiative Seagate and IBM launched last November. The project aims to help manufacturers, integrators and business partners to better authenticate the provenance of HDDs by using IBM’s Blockchain Platform.…

US Awards Patent for Blockchain-Based Firearm Data Recording System

Two American inventors have won a patent for a blockchain-based recording system for ballistic data. The United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded two inventors — Jason Palazzolo and Kevin Barnes — a patent for a “firearm environmental recording apparatus and system” on July 23. This apparently could include multiple recording devices, including a camera, microphone, and…