Julian Gordon’s WeChat “Hasn’t Stopped Buzzing” Since Xi Jinpin Went Pro-Blockchain

The Chinese president’s blockchain remarks are draining this VP’s cell phone battery. Speaking at BlockShow Asia 2019, Hyperledger Vice President APAC Julian Gordon described the personal impact that the Chinese president’s pro-blockchain remarks have had on him:  “Xi Jinpin made that announcement 10 days ago. The reason I know that is because my phone is […]

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BaFin Orders Gold-Backed Token Issuer and Alleged Ponzi Scheme to Cease-and-Desist

BaFin has issued a cease-and-desist order to Karatbit Foundation to immediately stop unauthorized e-money business in Germany based on the issuance of the KaratGoldCoin. The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has issued a cease and desist order to Karatbit Foundation to immediately stop unauthorized business in Germany.  BaFin alleges that Karatbit Foundation is issuing […]

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Ethereum’s Hearthstone Rival Sets Volume Record After Blizzard Scandal

Gods Unchained blockchain activity far outpaces CryptoKitties at its height in the wake of the public scandal involving Hearthstone developer, Blizzard. Ethereum (ETH) based trading card game Gods Unchained has far outstripped CryptoKitties by volume after a censorship scandal involving game-developer Blizzard. As blockchain research platform Coin Metrics noted on Nov. 12, the past month […]

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HTC Launches Limited Run of Smartphone With Crypto Exchange Binance

HTC’s Binance Edition Exodus 1 will support the Binance Chain blockchain and Binance’s decentralized counterpart Binance DEX. Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC will launch a limited edition of the Exodus 1 featuring services by major global crypto exchange Binance. The Binance Edition Exodus 1 supports the Binance public blockchain, Binance Chain, as well as its decentralized […]

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