Blockchain

Early adopters show blockchain's big potential for Latin America

Early adopters show blockchain's big potential for Latin America

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

The eagerness of many early adopters across Latin America may be attributable to the fact that the region could stand to gain so much from blockchain.
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Tron's 28-year-old CEO wants to use blockchain games and BitTorrent to decentralize the internet

Tron's 28-year-old CEO wants to use blockchain games and BitTorrent to decentralize the internet

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Justin Sun is the 28-year-old founder of Tron, a blockchain-based cryptocurrency platform that is integrating crypto into BitTorrent.
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Can Blockchain Solve Child Labor in the Cobalt Industry?

5 days ago   |   Fortune

Six months ago, I traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo with photographer Sebastian Meyer and revealed how thousands of young children were working 14-hour days digging...
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Ryan Zinke Lands Gig As ‘Heavy Artillery' For Small Blockchain Investment Firm

Ryan Zinke Lands Gig As ‘Heavy Artillery' For Small Blockchain Investment Firm

6 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The disgraced former interior secretary met his new boss on a flight to Atlanta, winning him over with talk of energy independence.
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Inside Sirin Labs' first blockchain smartphone retail store

Inside Sirin Labs' first blockchain smartphone retail store

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Sirin Labs has officially launched its much-hyped blockchain smartphone, Finney. The company also opened its first blockchain smartphone retail store.
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IBM, Ford, LG Chem lead blockchain coalition for ethically sourced minerals

IBM, Ford, LG Chem lead blockchain coalition for ethically sourced minerals

6 days ago   |   Venture Beat

A coalition of companies led by IBM will use blockchain technology to ensure that the supply chain for minerals will be ethically sourced.
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Term Sheet - Tuesday, January 15

7 days ago   |   Fortune

BAKKT UP Good morning, Term Sheet readers. While we're all obsessing over Bitcoin's price fluctuations, blockchain technology keeps advancing in its shadows. At least that's...
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The Ledger: 2019 Cryptocurrency Predictions, Winklevoss Twins Talk Bitcoin, McKinsey on Blockchain

The Ledger: 2019 Cryptocurrency Predictions, Winklevoss Twins Talk Bitcoin, McKinsey on Blockchain

7 days ago   |   Fortune


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HSBC settles forex deals worth $250 billion on blockchain in last year

8 days ago   |   Reuters

HSBC has settled $250 billion worth of forex trades using blockchain in the last year, it said on Monday, suggesting the heavily hyped technology is gaining traction in a...
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Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang unplugged - The blockchain bubble and car autopilots

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang unplugged - The blockchain bubble and car autopilots

8 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Jensen Huang gave a freewheeling Q&A at CES 2019, talking about everything from the blockchain bubble to AMD's rival graphics chip.
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Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Pentagon to move ahead with a plan to limit transgender military service while lawsuits work their way through the courts. President... Read more ...

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear A Second Amendment Case For The First Time In 9...

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear A Second Amendment Case For The First Time In 9 Years

The appeal was filed by three New York residents and New York's National Rifle Association. Read more ...

A Deal In The LA Teachers Strike - Now, Union Members To Vote

A Deal In The LA Teachers Strike - Now, Union Members To Vote

Teachers remain on strike Tuesday, and the tentative deal won't become official until union members approve it. Read more ...

White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

It's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow the president to address Congress amid the government shutdown. Trump was originally invited by the speaker to make... Read more ...

School officials: CovCath closed until police say to reopen, investigation...

School officials: CovCath closed until police say to reopen, investigation to begin this week

The Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School officials provided an updated statement Tuesday regarding the recent controversy surrounding videos showing... Read more ...

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list of nominees, surprises, snubs

Oscar nominations 2019: Full list of nominees, surprises, snubs

Hollywood's award season gold rush reaches full gallop Tuesday with the announcement of nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards. Will dark horse “Bohemian Rhapsody”... Read more ...

Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

Still without a host, Oscars nominations set to be announced Tuesday morning

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. EST from the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly... Read more ...

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape accusation

Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. Read more ...

Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala aboard missing plane, authorities confirm

Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala aboard missing plane, authorities confirm

It is feared Emiliano Sala, Cardiff City's record signing, was one of two people on board an aircraft that went missing en route to Wales. Read more ...

'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" have led all films with 10 nominations each heading to the 91st Academy Awards. Read more ...