Blockchain Technology Prospers in Asia, Defying Crypto Bear Market

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While the cryptocurrency market continues going through a wobbly phase with weak asset prices and little sense of an imminent recovery, job creation figures related to the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector across the world’s most populated continent are recording a very firm…

Walmart’s Latest Blockchain Patent Lets Robots Conduct Deliveries Across Supply Chain

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Walmart’s latest blockchain-related patent describes a system where autonomous robots handle package delivery. U.S. retail giant Walmart has applied to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) to patent a blockchain system for deliveries, according to an official patent document released August…

Looking out for the Little Guy: How John Monarch Plans to Disrupt the Transport Industry

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John Monarch knows logistics. His South Carolina based company, Direct Outbound, has been running warehouse and fulfillment services since 2012. Managing the shipments of e-commerce and brick and mortar retailers on a daily basis, he’s acquired a deep familiarity with the global…

Bitcoin vs. Altcoins: Which is the Most Usable for Merchants?

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Bitcoin may be the most popular crypto for purchases, but Bitcoin Cash and Dash offer merchants efficiency. Volatile or not, there’s growing public demand for retailers and businesses to accept payment in cryptocurrency. According to a survey published in June by the United…

Rimini F.C. Becomes First Football Club To Be Purchased Using Cryptocurrency

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In a world’s first, Italian third division football club, Rimini Calcio, has received a new owner who paid for its stake in the club using cryptocurrency. Quantocoin Buys Stake in A.C. Rimini Gibraltar-based blockchain startup Quantocoin has bought a 25 percent state…

Ethereum Core Devs Delay ‘Difficulty Bomb,’ Reduce Block Rewards to 2 ETH

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Ethereum core devs have decided to delay the “Difficulty Bomb” for 12 months and reduce the block rewards Ethereum (ETH) core developers decided on their regular YouTube meeting August 31 to delay the “Difficulty Bomb” by agreeing to include the code for…