Smartphone Companies Battle to Put Blockchain in Your Pocket

On the surface, two new smartphones in the works from a cellphone giant and a feisty startup don’t seem that different from others on the...

Those Fake Rolexes and Picassos? There’s a Blockchain to Stop That

The 2016 documentary "Sour Grapes" chronicles how wine investor Rudy Kurniawan duped wine connoisseurs and other investors into buying fake bottles of what he...

Is a Blockchain Backlash Brewing?

While blockchain-based solutions are mushrooming in many different fields including logistics, financial services, government and utilities, a new report joins a growing chorus suggesting a...

Why Some Legal Marijuana Companies Are High on Blockchain

Blockchain technology may be able to help weed out black-market marijuana sales. Nine states and Washington, D.C., have already legalized marijuana for recreational use for...

Shyft Network Unveils Private Test of Blockchain Network

More than 100 entities including the government of Bermuda are taking part in a private test of Shyft Network, which aims to help banks...

ThirtyK Roundup: California Blockchain Conferences, Ubex Coin Offering

The blockchain conference focus shifts this week to the Golden State after the crypto world descended on New York last week for Consensus 2018...

Fidelity Gives Cryptocurrencies Its Big Stamp of Approval

Financial services giant Fidelity Investments wants sophisticated investors interested in cryptocurrencies to “Turn Here.” The broker becomes the latest traditional financial institution to enter the...

McAfee: Coin Mining Malware Attacks Skyrocket in First Quarter

You may know that hackers want to take over your devices and use them to get rich mining cryptocurrencies. What you may not know...

Here’s How to Fight ‘Fake News’ With Blockchain

What if blockchain could be used to keep the news media honest? A growing number of blockchain-based organizations want to combat the so-called "fake news" they see as a byproduct...

Bitcoins Make Kansas City Real Estate Debut

Kansas City has its first publicly announced real estate offering by a seller willing to accept payment in bitcoin (BTC). The goal is to...