Irish University Study Calls For Government Action To Promote Blockchain In The Country

The authors of a study at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway on the adoption of blockchain in Ireland, called on the government to promote the technology more broadly in the country, The Irish Times reported May 11. The study proposes recommendations to increase blockchain awareness and adoption, that can reportedly have a positive…

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India: Supreme Court Denies Interim Injunction Against Reserve Bank Of India Restrictions

The Supreme Court of India declined to grant an interim injunction against the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) circular banning banking services for companies dealing in cryptocurrency, according to a Twitter post by Crypto Kanoon May 11. Crypto Kanoon is a team of Indian lawyers engaged in crypto regulatory analysis and legal awareness. Supreme Court…

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Chinese Researchers Create Index to Rank Blockchain Projects

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month.At a seminar held in Beijing today, the China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID) announced its inaugural monthly Global Public Chain Assessment Index, a ranking of cryptocurrencies and other blockchain projects that the Chinese government considers to possess technological merit. The…

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Blockchain Experts Tell Congress How Crypto Tech Can Combat the Flow of Counterfeit Goods

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month.Leveraging blockchain technology can help improve supply chain management and shipping as well as help protect United States companies from pirated products shipped from other countries which are causing unfair competition and disrupting markets. This claim emerged from presentations and testimonies from…

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China Takes Another Step Forward in Promoting Blockchain Innovation

The China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID) of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in Beijing announced its first monthly Global Public Chain Assessment Index at a recent conference. The platform is designed to offer detailed reviews of global blockchain projects by renowned experts in academia, industry and government bodies. Previously, the CCID…

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‘Utility’ No More? ConsenSys Pitches ‘Consumer Token’ Label

The Brooklyn Project – the token regulation initiative headed by ethereum startup ConsenSys – wants to dispense with the concept of “utility tokens” in favor of what it calls “consumer tokens.” The Project discussed its intention to shift the discourse at the Fluidity Summit on Thursday during a presentation by ConsenSys’ policy lead Pat Berarducci…

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Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman is Bullish on Cryptocurrencies

Finance The chief executive officer of Nasdaq, Adena Friedman, discussed cryptocurrency and blockchain, among a number of subjects, in an interview with CNN. In the interview, Mrs. Friedman expressed bullish optimism for the future of cryptocurrency. Also Read: Xapo Estimated to be Housing 6.25% of Total BTC Supply Nasdaq CEO Bullish on Cryptocurrency In the interview…

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