New Zealand Blockchain Group to Request Government Blockchain Strategy

The New Zealand-based blockchain collective BlockchainNZ will request that the government form a national blockchain strategy. New Zealand-based blockchain industry group BlockchainNZ announced that it will request a national blockchain strategy from the government next Thursday, according to a press release on May 21. The executive director of Blockchain NZ, Mark Pascall, will give a […]

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Honda And GM to Research Smart Grid, Electric Car Interoperability With Blockchain Tech

Major automobile manufacturers Honda and GM are jointly working on a blockchain project for electric vehicles with smart grids. Major automobile manufacturers Honda and General Motors (GM) are jointly conducting research on electric vehicle and smart grid interoperability using blockchain tech, Japanese news outlet Nikkei reported on May 20. As part of the project, Honda […]

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Vitalik Buterin, Joseph Lubin Each Donate 1,000 Ether to Moloch DAO

Joseph Lubin, Vitalik Buterin, ConsenSys, and the Ethereum Foundation donate 1,000 ETH apiece to new Ethereum infrastructure development fund. Ethereum founders Joseph Lubin and Vitalik Buterin and their respective organizations ConsenSys and the Ethereum Foundation are each donating 1,000 ether (ETH) to the Moloch decentralized autonomous organization (DAO). This donation brings the organization’s total funds […]

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DAO Behind DAI Stablecoin MakerDAO Announces Critical Vulnerability in Voting Contract

The Decentralized Autonomous Organization behind the DAI stablecoin announced a critical security update to its governance contract. MakerDAO, the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) behind the DAI stablecoin, announced a critical security update to its governance contract in a Reddit thread published on May 6. Per the announcement, during the second round of security audits part […]

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Hodler’s Digest, April 29 – May 5: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Stablecoin tether is apparently only backed 74% by cash reserves, and Elon Musk and Vitalik Buterin get friendly on Twitter. Top Stories This Week Fractional Reserve Stablecoin Tether Only 74% Backed by Fiat Currency, Say Lawyers According to documents released by USD stablecoin tether’s (USDT) lawyers, the company behind the stablecoin only has enough fiat […]

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