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China Highlights Blockchain in Pandemic Preparedness Strategy

Chinese authorities are trying to strengthen their epidemic preparedness and have identified blockchain as a key component of the response. The Chinese Circular of the National Health Commission released its plan on June 30 on how to ramp up its information technology support amid future pandemics. One component of the strategy is

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Pandemic Highlights Inefficient Systems: Blockchain Can Help

The Swiss-based non-profit blockchain industry association, the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), believes that the crises resulting from the coronavirus pandemic have highlighted the benefits of distributed ledger technology (DLT).In email correspondence with Cryptox, a representative of the GBBC asserted that DLT can modernize and address the inefficiencies of the

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Guide Highlights Patchwork of Crypto Tax Laws in Latin America

Research from Latin American crypto exchange Buda has highlighted a patchwork of laws, confused regulations and unusual concepts governing crypto taxation in the region.Buda has provided a series of tax guidelines outlining measures crypto traders should take into consideration when looking to comply with the authorities in Chile, Colombia, Peru,

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ETH 2.0 Audit Highlights Risks to Block Proposers and P2P Protocol

Technology security firm Least Authority has published an audit of the specifications for ETH 2.0 — the long-awaited overhaul of the Ethereum (ETH) protocol.Least Authority audited ETH 2.0’s during January at the request of the Ethereum Foundation. The firm worked alongside the Foundation throughout the process and compiled the

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Lame Stadia Update Highlights Google’s Unbelievable Failure

Stadia will soon be compatible with a selection of Samsung, ASUS, and Razer phones, Google announced today. This is the first time the service has expanded beyond its limited device compatibility since launch. The news continues a long string of underwhelming updates that do little to unleash Stadia’s true potential. Google announced today

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Highlights Digital Commerce, But Not Libra, in 2030 Vision

Mark Zuckerberg’s new 10-year vision says a lot about Facebook’s plan for financial services – and nothing whatsoever about Libra. Unveiling a vision for 2030, the Facebook CEO unveiled a laundry list of decade's-end aims for his social media goliath, including an extensive "opportunity" for Facebook to "decentralize" finance and business.“Over

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US Bitcoin Derivatives Market, Highlights of 2019

The United States Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives market witnessed a slew of developments in 2019 as “old players” set trading volume records and “new players” introduced novel market products. After months of regulatory maneuvering, Bakkt finally launched and has gone on to post record Bitcoin futures trading volumes.Several platforms have also obtained Swap

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