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Block.One Released Major EOS.io Blockchain Software Update EOS.io 2.0

Blockchain software development firm Block.One released EOS.io 2.0, the software underlying the EOS blockchain.In the release announcement published on Twitter on Jan. 10, Block.One claimed that the update makes the blockchain “faster, simpler, and even more secure.”Major changes to the smart contract virtual machineThe official blog post on new

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Major Spanish Bank Latest to Bring Blockchain Into European Finance

On Jan. 3 Spain-based CaixaBank added the blockchain-powered finance platform We.trade to its list of services. CaixaBank has now become one of the first banks in Europe to provide its customers access to blockchain technology.Launched in 2017, We.trade is a finance platform powered by IBM’s blockchain technology. It was developed

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Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches R&D Center

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has established its own research and development (R&D) center.According to an announcement on Jan. 6, the initiative makes Bithumb the first company with a blockchain and cryptocurrency research center in South Korea. Bithumb expressed high hopes for the research center’s impact on the company:“Bithumb

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Ubisoft Might Be The First Major Games Company To Geek Out Over Blockchain

It’s already well-theorized that it’s not cryptocurrency or decentralized finance apps, but gaming that will actually drive blockchain use cases in the real world.While this has moved many smaller development companies and hobbyist programmers to release their own blockchain-driven games, distributed ledger technology’s reception among mainstay gaming companies has

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Bitcoin Closed Q4 in Losses; Two Major Catalysts For a Rally in Q1/2020

Bitcoin closed 2019’s final fiscal quarter in losses.The benchmark cryptocurrency is down by circa 21.5 percent on a quarter-to-date basis. The move downhill has extended its half-yearly losses to 33.35 percent.Bitcoin in a deep downtrend since July 2019 | Source: TradingView.comNevertheless, exponential gains during the first two quarters have kept

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Major Asian Shipping Terminal Joins IBM and Maersk’s Blockchain Platform

Cái Mép International Terminal (CMIT), located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, announced Dec. 19, that it had joined the TradeLens blockchain platform.CMIT is one of the largest terminals in the Cái Mép-Thị Vải deep-water gateway port complex, providing a direct link from Vietnam to European, North American and

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