Cypherpunk Adam Back Speaks of Blockchain Benefits at G20 Meeting

Adam Back, who invented the hashcash proof-of-work system and was one of the first people to work on bitcoin (BTC), spoke about…

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Overstock Subsidiary to Help Liberia Boost Economy with Blockchain

Overstock.com subsidiary Medici Land Governance has signed a memorandum of understanding with Liberiato help the African nation digitize government services, a news release announced on June…

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Microsoft to Add Blockchain Tools to Its Power Platform

American technology giant Microsoft will reportedly make blockchain-based tools available to PowerApps and Microsoft Flow users, tech-focused news outlet GeekWire reported on June 10. Microsoft will purportedly…

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Russia May Build Offshore Destination for Cryptocurrencies

Russia may build a large financial center on the island of Bolshoy Ussuriysky, according to a report by the state-run TASS news agency…

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Huawei Considering Launch of Blockchain Services in Latin America

Chinese telecommunications hardware giant Huawei is studying the entire Latin American market and considering expanding its operations, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 13. Per the report, a Huawei…

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Special Economic Zones for Crypto, From China to Switzerland

Last week, Russian officials revealed plans to build a major financial center on an island in the Far East, which would cater to cryptocurrencies, among…

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Rakuten Partners With Japan’s Biggest Railway Firm

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has partnered with Japan’s biggest railway firm, the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), to promote cashless payments. The news was reported by Cointelegraph…

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Belarus General Prosecutor Warns About Cryptocurrency’s Use in Tax Evasion

Belarus’ general prosecutor has raised concerns about the role cryptocurrency could be playing in tax evasion, local daily news outlet TUT.by reported on June 4. Speaking as…

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Russia’s Third Largest Food Retail Firm Uses Blockchain-Based Open Trade Finance Platform

Russia’s third-largest food retail firm, Dixy, has implemented blockchain technology in its corporate finance system, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 5. The Moscow-based retailer has…

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