Crypto News From Asia: Sept. 9–15

From Cointelegraph Japan: This week’s selected cryptocurrency and blockchain news. In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, government and industry officials secured important appointments, while new data shows the popularity of cryptocurrencies and their favored uses in Japan and China.  Expert: Bitcoin is most commonly used for remittances in China On […]

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Nuls and Aleph Test New Staking Service, Introduce New Reward Model

Enterprise-grade blockchain platform Nuls and cross-blockchain layer-2 network Aleph have completed testing of a staking service that applies a new type of reward model. Enterprise-grade blockchain platform Nuls and cross-blockchain layer-2 network Aleph have jointly completed testing of a new staking service dubbed staked coin output (SCO), which applies a new type of reward model. […]

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Development ‘On the Chain’ to Promote Off-Chain Blockchain Adoption?

What does the next decade hold for blockchain? Institutional adoption, portfolio diversification, fundraising schemes and IoT. In the last decade, blockchain and distributed ledger technology has had an immense impact on a multitude of industries, with 84% of organizations experimenting with the technology, with more than half (52%) of blockchain projects in the research and […]

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Bank of America’s Blockchain Foray: Patent Trolling or Hedging Risks?

While the nation’s second-largest bank is remarkably active in registering novel blockchain-powered solutions, critics fear that this might be not in the industry’s long-term interest. Earlier this week, Bank of America (BofA), one the United States’ largest financial institutions, made a massive splash in the crypto sphere as the details of its recently registered patent, entitled […]

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