Oxfam’s Blockchain-Based Agricultural Insurance Pays Farmers in Sri Lanka

Charity organization Oxfam announced the success of its blockchain-based delivery system of microinsurance to farmers in Sri Lanka. The United Kingdom-based charity organization Oxfam International announced the success of its blockchain-based delivery system of microinsurance to paddy field farmers in Sri Lanka. In a Nov. 4 press release, Etherisc announced that Oxfam’s blockchain-based insurance system […]

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How We Got Ivy League Students to use Blockchain Tech

The lessons: Make it relevant. Prioritize user experience over perfection. For most blockchain-enabled products and services, achieving mainstream adoption has been a nearly impossible goal. Even the most celebrated projects in the crypto ecosystem struggle to expand their community beyond blockchain-savvy users. Augur, the famous betting protocol whose REP token peaked with a market cap […]

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Huawei Signs Deal With Digital Currency Research Unit of China’s Central Bank

Huawei has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the digital currency research unit of the People’s Bank of China. Multinational telecommunications and consumer electronics giant Huawei has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC). According to a statement from Huawei’s WeChat channel on Nov. 4, PBoC deputy […]

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