The Chain
Can blockchain power a cashless world?

Can blockchain power a cashless world?

A number of developers around the world are working to solve the technology’s speed and scalability issues

ByPeter J. Brown

US pension sector’s first move into crypto

US pension sector’s first move into crypto

Market volatility and regulatory issues have kept institutional investors away. That might be changing

ByLuke Thompson

Ripple’s remittance network makes more waves

Ripple’s remittance network makes more waves

Cross-border blockchain payment platform announces more roll-outs, in Thailand, the Philippines and the US

ByPete Sabine

IBM launches blockchain platform in Melbourne

IBM launches blockchain platform in Melbourne

Sensitive applications will not have to cross borders, digital or geographical, on the Australia-only network

ByLuke Thompson

Litecoin link conjures rare market magic

Litecoin link conjures rare market magic

Token’s rise comes from ‘Mimblewimble’ JV, named after a Harry Potter spell that stops the telling of secrets

ByLuke Thompson

Google aims to revolutionize blockchain

Google aims to revolutionize blockchain

The Californian technology giant transformed internet searches and now plans to do the same to blockchain data

ByLuke Thompson

Mt Gox trustee blamed for crypto collapse

Mt Gox trustee blamed for crypto collapse

A blog says trustee of failed Japanese exchange made such big trades in 2018 that it caused Bitcoin’s collapse

ByLuke Thompson

Exchange founder’s death a quandary for crypto

Exchange founder’s death a quandary for crypto

The real question over Gerry Cotten’s death in India is can you really lose US$200 million by mislaying keys?

ByLuke Thompson

Binance to launch credit card-based trading platform

Binance to launch credit card-based trading platform

As blockchain works hard to move from the hype and speculation, the ‘world’s biggest exchange’ launches ‘instant’ credit card payment system

ByPete Sabine

Crypto via satellite is starting to take off

Crypto via satellite is starting to take off

A number of tech companies around the world are working on putting blockchain and crypto-currency platforms into space aboard satellites

ByPeter J. Brown

Ripple benefits as SWIFT announces R3 blockchain partnership

Ripple benefits as SWIFT announces R3 blockchain partnership

The market price of the second largest crypto-currency by market cap was soaring on Thursday after a major blockchain payment platform is announced

ByLuke Thompson

Thailand aiming to challenge for Asian crypto leadership

Thailand aiming to challenge for Asian crypto leadership

New trading licenses have made the Thai crypto mood upbeat. But is it enough to challenge Singapore and Japan?

ByPete Sabine

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