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SEC warns against public companies adding blockchain to their name

Everyone knows that both Main Street and Wall Street investors are going gangbusters for cryptocurrency and blockchain-related technology. But here’s the thing. It’s currently nearly impossible to invest directly in cryptocurrency or in legitimate cryptocurrency companies if you want to … Read More

US Government Lab Looks to Blockchain for P2P Energy

Blockchain startup BlockCypher has partnered with a U.S. Department of Energy lab to develop solutions allowing energy transactions to be settled across multiple blockchains. The energy agency’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and BlockCypher first plan to demonstrate peer-to-peer energy … Read More

Canada’s Government Trials Ethereum Blockchain in Bid for Transparency

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has announced that it will conduct a trial that records government contracts on the public ethereum blockchain in a bid to increase government transparency. Canada’s Government Trials Ethereum Blockchain in Bid for Transparency … Read More

2018 – The Year of Consolidation of Venezuela’s New Digital Currency

CARACAS, Venezuela, Friday January 19, 2018 – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 2018 will be the year of the consolidation of Petro – which he described as the first cryptocurrency supported by the natural and mineral resources of a country, … Read More