Survey: Alibaba Edges Out IBM in Blockchain Patents

China's internet giant Alibaba has 90 patent applications focused on blockchain-related technologies, making it the world leader, according to a survey by Chinese publication iPR...

Wirex Brings Its Pre-paid Crypto Debit Card to the US

Just in time for your holiday shopping, Wirex is offering a pre-paid cryptocurrency debit card in the U.S. Those who apply for a Wirex card can load...

Walmart Patent Filings Show Plan to Store Data Using Blockchain

Newly published patent filings from Walmart indicate the retail giant plans to store payment data using blockchain technology, CoinDesk reports. Two applications published on Thursday...

NYDIG Wins License From Empire State Regulator

The New York State Department of Financial Services approved its 14th BitLicense, this one to the New York Digital Investment Group. According to a press release Wednesday,...

MiniPOS Launches Bitcoin Cash Server

MiniPOS launched its bitcoin cash (BCH) point-of-sale server and plans to start shipping MiniPOS devices this summer, reports Bitcoin.com. According to the company's site,...

Hedge Fund Owner Says Bitcoin Is a Bargain Right Now

Bitcoin (BTC) may be the cheapest it will be this year, so buy now, says one cryptocurrency hedge fund manager. Dan Morehead, founder of Pantera...

OKEx Jumps Into Cryptocurrency Fund Market

Ready for another cryptocurrency index fund? OKEx, one of the largest digital asset exchanges, debuted its OK06ETT product Tuesday, CCN reported. The fund allows investors...

Ripple Donates $29 Million in XRP to US Schools

Ripple Tuesday announced it has donated $29 million of the ripple (XRP) digital currency to DonorsChoose.org, a charity that allows people to contribute directly to...

Forbes to Test Publishing on Civil Media’s Blockchain

The "capitalist tool" may be about to become a blockchain-based publisher. Forbes has agreed to start putting select articles on Civil Media's blockchain, co-founder Matt Coolidge...

Why Wyoming Ranchers Have No Beef With Blockchain

Wyoming ranchers have discovered putting data on blockchain is a ton more efficient than using paper ledgers. With blockchain, data including what the cattle eat,...