Samsung’s Crypto-Charged Note 10 Flagship Obliterates Apple’s iPhone

Samsung launched the KlaytnPhone in South Korea on Thursday, a spinoff of the Galaxy Note 10 equipped with blockchain apps and a cryptocurrency wallet. It furthers Samsung’s position as the most crypto-friendly smartphone maker, putting it lightyears ahead of rival Apple. Thus far, the company has added blockchain support in a variety of models, integrated […]

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EOS Gets a Boost on Chinese TV, But Critics Fear Centralization

EOS received a major boost in awareness this week thanks to a Chinese television show that featured a popular blockchain RPG called Crypto Sword & Magic. "ICS Money Talks," the only English-language business program in China, aired the piece with a distinct view towards the massive potential of blockchain gaming. Tokenized gaming opens up a […]

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Wikipedia Becomes Brave Publisher But Contributors Are No Better off

Aug 27. Batgrowth.com this morning announced that the Brave browser has officially added the multilingual encyclopedia portal Wikipedia to its growing list of verified publishers. Alexa, the web traffic analysis tool, ranks the popular information sharing website at No. 7 in the global ranks for internet engagement. The announcement marks the first top-10 site ever […]

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Swiss Regulator Grants First-Ever Banking Licenses to 2 Blockchain Firms

By CCN Markets: Blockchain projects around the world have been seeking approval, or for that matter, concrete guidance, from regulators such as FINMA for the last several years. FINMA, the Swiss financial regulatory watchdog, has approved two requests for banking licenses. The two licenses were issued to blockchain businesses. These regulatory strides are not likely […]

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English Champions Manchester City Unveils Official ‘Blockchain Gaming Partner’

By CCN Markets: UK football club Manchester City announced a blockchain gaming partnership with South Korean sports service developer, Superbloke. The alliance is another example of the ongoing mainstreaming of blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin. Online gaming is mainstreaming blockchain Superbloke will incorporate Man City players into its "FC Superstars" online soccer game. The game […]

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Overstock Will Champion Crypto Despite Cheerleader Byrne’s Exit

By CCN Markets: Online retail giant Overstock remains committed to its crypto and blockchain ventures despite the shocking resignation of CEO Patrick Byrne, a longtime bitcoin bull. Overstock's interim CEO Jonathan Johnson told Yahoo Finance the company will "absolutely" continue to focus on its fledgling blockchain business. Bitcoin fan Patrick Byrne was a blockchain bull […]

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Andrew Yang’s Blockchain Voting Scheme Is Unbelievably Dumb

By CCN Markets: Andrew Yang wants your vote. And if he gets it, he promises that when you vote for him again in 2024, you'll do it on a smartphone. And that the vote will be recorded on a blockchain. According to the 2020 presidential hopeful's website, Yang believes that his "Modernize Voting" policy will […]

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Facebook’s Libra Spooks China Into Rushing Central Bank ‘Crypto’

By CCN Markets: We now know the reason why China’s central bank appears to be rushing to issue its “cryptocurrency” as quickly as possible. Beijing, reports suggest, is worried that Facebook’s Libra “cryptocurrency” will launch first. Communist Party Mouthpiece: China Wants to Beat Facebook With Knock-Off 'Crypto' According to English-language newspaper China Daily, the People’s […]

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Ethereum Whiz Teases 100x Scaling, Says Crypto Is ‘Bigger Than Bitcoin’

By CCN Markets: Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says improving scalability could slash crypto transaction costs by a factor of "over 100." That's crucial, considering that blockchain has become so much "bigger than bitcoin." Moreover, Buterin says upgrading scalability could dramatically boost mass crypto adoption. So that's a pressing issue the industry must address if it […]

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Reddit Co-Founder to Stream Blockchain Game Skyweaver Face-Off

Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, will be live-streaming a face-off match between himself and the lead developer of the latest collectible card game to hit the blockchain, SkyWeaver. Ohanian, also known as kn0thing to Redditors, has famously invested in numerous successful startups. He is now playing his hand in the crypto space thanks to his latest […]

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