A Blockchain for Europe | A New Association Sets Out to Educate

It seems that blockchain ventures are popping up almost by the day. In order to promote understanding and regulation of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT), a ‘Blockchain for Europe’ Association has...

Blockchain Technology for Healthcare | Healthcare Giants Form Alliance

The US Healthcare system may finally be taking steps in the right direction. Aetna recently announced that it has joined a newly formed blockchain alliance, along with Ascension. Five other...

Rlay offers a blockchain-powered platform to help companies build better crowdsourced data sets –...

The team behind Rlay believes that blockchain technology can play a crucial role in helping businesses crowdsource their data-gathering tasks. Founder Michael Hirn said this is a problem he encountered while...

Voting on the Blockchain | South Korea Tests New Technology

South Korea has just become the first East Asian country to legalize medical marijuana. But it may be the second to put voting on the blockchain. Japan is already trialing...

Amazon gets into the blockchain with Quantum Ledger Database & Managed Blockchain – TechCrunch

Amazon last year dismissed the idea of getting into the blockchain with AWS, but today that’s changed. The company announced a new service called Amazon Quantum Ledger Database, or QLDB,...

AWS launches a managed blockchain service – TechCrunch

It was only a year ago that AWS CEO Andy Jassy said that he wasn’t all that interested in blockchain services. Clearly something has changed over the course of the...

Steemit, a decentralized sharing system, lays off 70% of staff – TechCrunch

Steemit, a distributed app designed to reward content creators, has laid off 70 percent of its staff, citing “the weakness of the cryptocurrency market, the fiat returns on our automated...