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ONO, the First Blockchain-based Social Network in China, Officially Announces Running for EOS Super Nodes, and may Become the World’s First Landed DAPP on EOS Since April’s Going Online

Today, Dapp ONO, which is known as the first blockchain-based social network of China, has simultaneously issued the big news on Xu Ke‘ s micro-blog and ONO’s official micro-blog, who is its founder and CEO, claiming that ONO will formally participate in the bid for EOS 21 global super nodes. Subsequently, the founder and CEO of ONO...

Fujitsu launches International Blockchain Innovation Centre 0

Fujitsu launches International Blockchain Innovation Centre

Japanese IT company Fujitsu has launched its new International Blockchain Innovation Centre in Brussels, Belgium, to explore the possibilities of the technology. The International Blockchain Innovation Centre will undertake research with external partners and collaborate on projects with the aim of accelerating the development of blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies. Blockchain technology has already had a...

Russia Drafting Blockchain Legislation to Speed Up Adoption 0

Russia Drafting Blockchain Legislation to Speed Up Adoption

Russia’s deputy PM has revealed the government is working on a bill to establish a legal framework for blockchain development and implementation. The Russian government is developing a regulatory framework for the full-fledged use of blocking technology and may have the draft ready within months, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told students of the Plekhanov...

China Holds Lion’s Share of Blockchain Patents 0

China Holds Lion’s Share of Blockchain Patents

New data shows that China filed the most blockchain patent applications in 2017. According to the Financial Times, data from the World Intellectual Property Organization database showed that more than half of the 406 blockchain patent applications filed last year were from China. And of the top nine companies that filed such patents between 2012 and...

Almost half of physicians 'aren't aware' of what blockchain is 0

Almost half of physicians ‘aren’t aware’ of what blockchain is

Despite recent buzz about blockchain’s potential to improve healthcare, a recent survey by SERMO found almost half of physicians aren’t aware of the technology. Industry and government stakeholders have supported efforts to use blockchain, a permanent and shared ledger of online transactions or exchanges, to streamline healthcare operations. Unlike a traditional database that is centrally...

Are Loyalty Rewards Programs Set For a Blockchain Revival? 0

Are Loyalty Rewards Programs Set For a Blockchain Revival?

According to the IMM Journal of Strategic Marketing, traditional customer loyalty programmes are in trouble. Yet, according to a study by the Harvard Business School, increasing your customer retention by just 5% can have outsized benefits on profits of up to 95%. That is why retailers, in recent years, have been focusing on loyalty reward programs to...

Governments look to adopt blockchain technology 0

Governments look to adopt blockchain technology

Governments across the globe are seeing the potential of blockchain technology far beyond the financial sphere. Experts say that Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have the potential to reshape the global financial system. What is blockchain technology? Are you one of those who are confused about the blockchain? You’re not alone. It is quite a technical concept...

Blockchain eyed to address PH red tape and corruption 0

Blockchain eyed to address PH red tape and corruption

The local unit of an Indonesian technology vendor believes that ‘blockchain’ has the power to make government and business transactions more transparent and efficient. “The intention of encouraging blockchain as a concept is to cut across a lot of inefficiencies.  Especially in the Philippines, it can potentially eradicate some of the corruption and red tape...

US Postal Service Files Patent For Data Backup Using Blockchain Tech 0

US Postal Service Files Patent For Data Backup Using Blockchain Tech

The US Postal Service is planning to use blockchain in order to build a more secure and efficient identification system. This is according to a patent titled “Methods and Systems For A Digital Trust Architecture,” filed on March 22. The news has once again underlined the growing prominence and adoption of blockchain technology in all businesses. According to the patent,...

9 Banks In Malaysia Have Come Together To Experiment Blockchain 0

9 Banks In Malaysia Have Come Together To Experiment Blockchain

Blockchain technology is constantly making its way to the banking sector after Malaysia Central Bank stated that it was planning to integrate the system into the country’s banking sector. The bank’s deputy governor stated that the development of the system was underway in a speech last Tuesday. Jessica Chew Cheng who is the deputy governor...

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