12Dec/19

From Health Care to Mining, Central Asia Stays on the Blockchain Beat

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology continues to be a global phenomenon, with adoption and utilization cases emerging in almost every corner of the globe. Digital technology has become so popular that it isRead More…

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14Nov/19

Iran Offers Bounty for Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining Operations

Iranian authorities are offering a bounty to anyone who exposes unauthorized mining operations in the country, Iranian news outlet PressTV reports on Nov. 13. A spokesman of the Energy Ministry announced theRead More…

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28Oct/19

From Banking Giants to Tech Darlings, China Reveals Over 500 Enterprise Blockchain Projects

The Takeaway: More than 500 blockchain projects have been registered with the Chinese government since March. The filings reveal some of the largest Chinese banks and tech companies working with the technology.Read More…

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09May/19

Blockchain Firm Raises $6 Mln From Major Energy Companies, Saudi Aramco Subsidiary

American blockchain startup Data Gumbo Corp. has raised $6 million from major energy companies, including the venture wing of Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company Saudi Aramco. The news wasRead More…

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05May/19

Québec Allocates 300 MW Energy Quota for Crypto Mining

Québec, the resource-rich Canadian province, has made up its mind about cryptocurrency mining. Régie de l’énergie, the region’s energy regulator, has rendered its decision on the blockchain sector and lifted the moratoriumRead More…

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11Apr/19

US Energy Department Eyes Blockchain to Prevent Power Plant Cyberattacks

The U.S. Department of Energy is exploring blockchain technology as a line of defense against cyberattacks on power plants. The department’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) unit announced Wednesday that phase two ofRead More…

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05Apr/19

Bosch and Wien Energie Demo Blockchain-Powered Refrigerator

Electronics giant Bosch and Austrian power supplier Wien Energie have come up with a blockchain refrigerator aimed to allow consumers to monitor and control electricity consumption. The device demonstrates how households will inRead More…

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05Apr/19

Russian Gas Giant Gazprom to Execute Business Contracts on a Blockchain

Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom could soon to begin using blockchain to execute and monitor business contracts. The firm’s CEO, Alexey Miller, announced the news at a meeting with Russian prime minister Dmitry MedvedevRead More…

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