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United Africa Blockchain Association Plans to Fire Up Blockchain Adoption

The United Africa Blockchain Association (UABA) through its events and training programs, has the vision to educate one million people across the African continent about the impact of blockchain technology over the coming years. “Our training & mentorship programs enable students to learn about how blockchains work as an enterprise solution. Other initiatives we run […]

Blockchain consultancy Coinstreet Partners makes two senior appointments

Decentralized investment banking group and digital asset consultancy Coinstreet Partners has announced that Samuel Reid will join the firm as group chief technology officer (CTO), while Pietro Doran will serve as a senior member of the advisory board. “Coinstreet’s vision is to build a decentralized and fully integrated platform, based on DLT, for the next generation […]

These 21 Leading Crypto Industry Players to Advise OECD on Blockchain

Source: iStock/Bluberries The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has recruited some of the biggest names in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to advise it on blockchain-related matters and distributed ledger innovations. The international organization will seek tips from players such as Joe Lubin of ConsenSys, as well as key execs at eToro, Bitfury and […]

Blockchain project to help JPMorgan reach 100% renewable energy goal

Highlights Technology tracks energy use, emissions, other indicators Helps internally track sustainability goal progress, external compliance reporting New York — Banking giant JPMorgan Chase plans to use blockchain to help it achieve 100% renewable energy consumption by the end of 2020. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your […]

HIVE Blockchain Announces 20% Increase in Ether Coins Mined Daily

ZUG, Switzerland and VANCOUVER, Jan. 14, 2020 /CNW/ – HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (HIVE.V) (HVBTF) (the “Company” or “HIVE”) is pleased to provide the following operational update. The Company announces that it has experienced a more than 20% increase in newly minted Ether coins mined daily compared to its exit run rate for the last 15 days in […]

LinkedIn Says Blockchain Is Top Skill for 2020

Blockchain is listed as the number one “hard skill” for 2020 in a new report compiled by jobs site LinkedIn. “Last year, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and analytical reasoning led LinkedIn’s global list of the most in-demand hard skills,” LinkedIn wrote in the report. “They’re all on the list again this year, but a skill […]

3 key blockchain trends to watch out for in 2020

Forrester’s Martha Bennett sees distributed ledger technology moving beyond proof of concept in 2020 with interesting blockchain combinations on the horizon. Overall, Forrester’s 2019 predictions for distributed ledger technology (DLT), otherwise known as blockchain, panned out pretty much as expected. Some of the key trends outlined then will persist in 2020, such as enhanced services […]