MetLife Asia Affiliate Trials Blockchain Insurance Product

LumenLab, an affiliate to insurance giant MetLife’s Asia bureau, has successfully trialed a blockchain-powered insurance product to offer financial protection to pregnant women with a risk of gestational diabetes. According to a news release published Monday, the product, dubbed “Vitana,” will connect its customers’ electronic medical records to their mobile devices to issue a policy in…

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Australian Bills Can Soon Be Paid With 50-100 Cryptocurrencies

Exchanges A partnership between a bill payment company and a crypto exchange will allow Australians to pay their bills with between 50 and 100 cryptocurrencies. Customers can use any coins in their Cointree accounts to pay their bills regardless of whether the billers accept cryptocurrency. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Gobbill…

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Top Crypto Exchanges Join Winklevosses’ Self-Regulatory Organization

Some of the crypto industry’s biggest exchanges are joining with the Winklevosses in an effort to bring self-regulation to a market that many perceive to be fly-by-night and unstructured. Five months following its creation, the Virtual Commodity Association (VCA) has onboarded Bittrex, bitFlyer USA and Bitstamp, a site update reveals. A press release detailing the…

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Experts Discuss Blockchain and Democracy and The ‘Freedom of Money’ at BlockShow Americas

BlockShow Americas 2018 kicked off this morning in Las Vegas, gathering over 1,500 attendees and 80 speakers from the blockchain industry from more than 50 countries worldwide to discuss the hottest topics that affect the blockchain community. Today, the Main Stage brought into focus governmental initiatives, blockchain’s impact on major industries, and the latest updates…

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China Updates Crypto Ranking – Bitcoin Makes Top 10

Finance China has updated its crypto ranking, adding two projects to the previous month’s list. Bitcoin has significantly improved, making the top 10 list for the first time. Crypto projects are ranked in three categories: technology, application, and innovation. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 33 Crypto Projects Ranked China’s Center for…

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