Two Miners Purportedly Execute 51% Attack on Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

Two miners have reportedly executed a 51% attack on the bitcoin cash (BCH) blockchain, according to tweets by Cryptoconomy Podcast host Guy Swann on May 24. A 51% attack occurs when someone controls the majority of mining power on a Proof-of-Work blockchain network. This means that the majority block verifier can prevent other users from […]

New Jersey Legislators Vote Unanimously in Favor of Blockchain Bill

A bill looking to study the integration of blockchain technology into the recordkeeping and service delivery processes of the state, county, and municipal governments of New Jersey has been approved unanimously. The legislation has now been passed to the Governor’s desk, according to a press release on May 23, 2019. Vainieri-Zwicker Bill Gets the Greenlight […]

World’s Oldest Watch Manufacturer to Use Blockchain for Tracking Timepieces

Swiss luxury watch and clock manufacturer Vacheron Constantin will start using blockchain technology to track its timepieces, lifestyle magazine Robb Report reported on May 24. Founded in 1755, Vacheron Constantin is recognized as the world’s oldest watch manufacturer. The company plans to issue a paper and digital certificate to each of its vintage watches, and […]

Opposition Politicians Demand Details on Luxembourg E-Government Plan for Blockchain, AI

Opposition party members in the Luxembourg parliament are demanding specifics from the prime minister on a proposed e-government plan, according to a report by the Luxembourg Times on May 24. The plan reportedly centers on the implementation of blockchain technology, as well as artificial intelligence (AI) in government administration. The seat of the newly-created government […]

Blockchain Browser Brave Tests Crypto Tips for Twitter Users

Blockchain browser Brave is testing a new tipping function for social media platform Twitter on its Nightly version, it announced in a tweet on May 23. The post reads that users of Brave Nightly — the testing and development version of blockchain-based browser that blocks ads and website trackers — will have access to the […]

WaykiChain CEO Godon Gao: Blockchain Future Spotlights: Win-Win-Win Business Model

Rewind to late 2018. The space was seen as a haven for bad actors. Despite it all, some of the projects not only survived but thrived achieving even a bit more than anyone could have ever believed. WaykiChain CEO Godon Gao: Filter the Noise and Stay Ahead of the Pack Strategy varies to cope the […]

Key Blockchain Players to Gather in Bloconomic Expo 2019

Bloconomic is back in 2019 with the biggest blockchain expo in Malaysia. In the mid of hot market investment and trade in Malaysia, Bloconomic Expo will make it hotter as they are bringing more investors from all over the world to Malaysia. Blocomomic 2019 discusses the real use cases and the future prospect of Blockchain […]

Achieving Consensus, Building Trust: Spark Blockchain Successfully hosted 2019 Blockchain Social Night NYC

NEW YORK CITY, USA (May 22, 2019) — For the second consecutive year, top blockchain incubator Spark Blockchain in the US has partnered with Blockchain Week NYC, and successfully hosted 2019 Blockchain Social Night NYC | Post Consensus on the night of May 13th, 2019. The event is co-hosted by Krypital Group, GXChain, PIEXGO, and […]

Maltese Government Awards 19 Blockchain Scholarships Using DLT Fund

The Maltese government has awarded 19 students blockchain scholarships worth a total of 160,000 euro ($179,000), local publication the Malta Independent reports May 23. The scholarships were granted by Silvio Schembri, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation, using the $351,000 scholarship fund that was set up by Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MITA) […]

E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Integrate Blockchain Into Intellectual Property System

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will integrate blockchain technology into its intellectual property system of global enterprises and brands, local news outlet Sohu reported on May 23. Ali Xizhi, the company’s director of intellectual property protection, reportedly said that Alibaba is in the process of upgrading the filing of intellectual property rights by utilizing blockchain. Alibaba […]