HTC Exodus 1 Blockchain Smartphone Will Ship with Brave Browser

The Exodus 1 is HTC’s cryptocurrency and blockchain oriented phone. It’s designed as a native blockchain mobile and to work securely with cryptocurrency and decentralized applications (dApps). Revealed in a recent tweet by co-founder Brendan Eich, who also developed the Firefox Mozilla browser, Brave will be HTC’s default browser. We are very happy to have The post HTC Exodus 1 Blockchain Smartphone Will Ship with Brave Browser appeared first on CCN

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Australian Insurer Announces Blockchain Trial For Beef Export Supply Chain

Australian truck and transport insurance company National Transport Insurance (NTI) has revealed that it is partnering with BeefLedger, an Australian blockchain platform on a pilot program that will deploy blockchain technology for end-to-end tracking of Australian beef exports. Aimed at improving food safety, export security and animal welfare in Australia, the program will use a The post Australian Insurer Announces Blockchain Trial For Beef Export Supply Chain appeared first on CCN

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South Indian Government’s ‘Innovation Society’ to Promote Blockchain Development

It seems not every government official in India has an eye toward draconian or restrictive blockchain regulation, as we’ve seen this year from some in the country’s government. In the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, where they have the APIS – Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society, blockchain is being actively promoted at various levels of government. The post South Indian Government’s ‘Innovation Society’ to Promote Blockchain Development appeared first on CCN

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Investment Funds Network to Migrate Entire System to Blockchain in 2019

Investment funds transaction network Calastone, a founding member of the Linux Foundation-led Hyperledger Project, is shifting its entire system to the blockchain. The firm, which assists its client sell their funds all over the world via banks and financial advisors, expects to complete the switch to what it is calling the Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI) The post Investment Funds Network to Migrate Entire System to Blockchain in 2019 appeared first on CCN

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South Korea to Test Blockchain-based Voting Prior to Integration with Online Voting

Blockchain voting could soon be a reality in South Korea if the trial on a system based on distributed ledger technology turns out successfully. According to The Korea Times, the development of the blockchain-based voting system will be completed in December. The system which is the brainchild of South Korea’s National Election Commission and the The post South Korea to Test Blockchain-based Voting Prior to Integration with Online Voting appeared first on CCN

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US Military’s DARPA Program Hops on the ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’ Bandwagon

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking to get a better understanding of permissionless blockchains, but Bitcoin does not appear to be invited to the party. To achieve this enhanced insight into blockchain technology, the US Department of Defense agency has sent out a request for information (RFI) on permissionless distributed consensus protocols, The post US Military’s DARPA Program Hops on the ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’ Bandwagon appeared first on CCN

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British Politician: Printing Fiat Money is Counterfeiting, Merit of Crypto

At a European Parliament meeting in 2013, British politician Godfrey William Bloom said that all major banks are broke and criticized the ability of banks to lend money they do not have, which is not possible with decentralized currencies like crypto. At the time, Bloom stated that the ability of central banks to print and The post British Politician: Printing Fiat Money is Counterfeiting, Merit of Crypto appeared first on CCN

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Crypto’s Too Expensive? Binance Sent $600 Million in Bitcoin for Just $7

Crypto exchange Binance has been moving bitcoin funds to cold storage the past couple of days, and, of course, such large transfers don’t go unnoticed. Two transactions destined for Binance’s cold wallet come to the fore and demonstrate both the power and irony of the blockchain. A transaction in block 550211 was a transfer of just … Continued The post Crypto’s Too Expensive? Binance Sent $600 Million in Bitcoin for Just $7 appeared first on CCN

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