Tag Archives: Blockchain News

Nano (NANO) Now Accepted at the Bitcoin Superstore

On the 17th of August, Nano (NANO) became the 8th cryptocurrency supported by the Bitcoin Superstore. The full list of accepted cryptocurrencies is as follows: Bitcoin (BTC) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Dash (DASH) Ethereum (ETH) Litecoin (LTC) Nano (NANO) Tron (TRX) XRP Customers of the Bitcoin Superstore can buy items from retailers such as Amazon, Alibaba, John Lewis and… Read More »

150-Year-Old MetLife Pilots Diabetes Insurance Payments on a Blockchain in Singapore

Advertisement MetLife has started tests on an automated insurance solution that will see enrolled pregnant women in Singapore get an automatic payout in case they are diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Developed by LumenLab, the innovation center of MetLife Asia, the experimental product known as ‘Vitana’ will make it unnecessary for enrollees of the insurance cover to file a… Read More »

U.S. Border Officials to Use Blockchain to Certify Imports Certificates

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has plans to use the blockchain technology to verify North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) certificates According to American Shipper, the new trial will see the agency begin “live fire testing” a blockchain platform to certify imported goods originate from the The post U.S.… Read More »

VeChainThor (VET) Welcomes The First Ecosystem Token Minted On Its Blockchain

The VeChain Foundation reached a new milestone today with exciting news announcing the first token to be minted on the VeChainThor (VET) blockchain. In the twitter announcement, the VeChain Foundation would state the following: We are excited to witness the first ecosystem token – OCE is now minted on the VeChainThor blockchain! The power of VeChainThor is only… Read More »

EOS Maintains Top Spot in Latest China Blockchain Index Ranking

EOS has retained its top spot in the latest ranking of public blockchain projects released by the Chinese government. This latest ranking is the fourth since the index debuted at the end of May 2018. The rankings, developed by the China Electronic Information Industry Development Research Institute as well as the China Software Testing Center aims to create… Read More »

Zilliqa (ZIL) Mainnet Launch Scheduled for Dec 2018/Jan 2019

It has been mentioned across the crypto-verse, that one of the best things to do during a bear market, is to concentrate on the latest developments of our favorite blockchain projects. Recapping on the last Zilliqa (ZIL) update, we find that the team at ZIL had reported on the following during the early days of August: Mainnet launch to… Read More »

Verge (XVG) Latest Project Development Updates

The team at Verge (XVG) have continued to up the ante in terms of being in constant communication with their fans and with respect to the Verge project. The team constantly communicates via twitter and through the project’s Telegram Channel. It is with the latter that Ethereum World News was notified about the most recent developments at Verge… Read More »

China’s Latest Blockchain Rankings Pins EOS on Top, Bitcoin at #10

Advertisement China has released its blockchain rankings for August, rating public blockchain networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum based on their application and technology. The rankings, created by China Electronic Information Industry Development Research Institute and the China Software Testing Center, featured the contributions of professors and researchers at the country’s most prestigious educational institutions including Tsinghua and Beijing… Read More »

$23 Billion: Blockchain Pivot to Bring Big Savings for Australia’s Biggest Stock Exchange

Advertisement The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has disclosed that millions of dollars in savings could be generated by Australian firms once the exchange migrates from the existing Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS) to a blockchain technology-based platform. Currently, it is estimated that the average fee that large investors are charged for clearing and settlement services is approximately… Read More »

Wikipedia Rival Everipedia Debuts, Rewarding Users With Crypto Tokens

Advertisement Billing itself as “the online encyclopedia reinvented for the modern age,” Everipedia has officially introduced its long-anticipated, peer-to-peer, online encyclopedia using EOS.IO technology that rewards users with crypto tokens for providing and editing articles. These “IQ” tokens entitle the holder to voting rights within the network. Seeing itself as as an alternative to Wikipedia, Everipedia seeks to democratize the… Read More »