Tag Archives: Blockchain

Litecoin Hastens Mainstream Adoption, Inks Deal with Blockchain Startup Travala

With the exception of bitcoin, Litecoin is arguably doing more than any other coin for mainstream adoption. Most recently, Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee has inked a partnership with Travala.com, a blockchain-based hotel booking platform. Even though Travala.com is another blockchain company, it’s a play on the travel industry and represents a use case that can serve as a model for future deals. While Expedia has shied away from accepting bitcoin, it could change its tune if Travala.com’s Litecoin payments take off. Continue reading Litecoin Hastens Mainstream Adoption, Inks Deal with Blockchain Startup Travala

Rakuten Taps Chinese Blockchain Firm for $60 Billion Authenticity Market

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In 2008, at least 54,000 Chinese babies suffered after ingesting formula that had been contaminated. Demand for safe products has grown year over year, every year, since then. Companies like blockchain-centric Techrock have capitalized on this market by finding unique solutions to the authenticity problem. Techrock uses the blockchain to track every step of a product’s lifecycle and rewards consumers for verifying it through their mobile phones. Continue reading Rakuten Taps Chinese Blockchain Firm for $60 Billion Authenticity Market

Pro-Bitcoin Ohio Bill Promotes Government Adoption of Blockchain

A bill introduced this week in the Ohio House of Representatives urges government entities to adopt blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin. Republican state representative Rick Carfagna sponsored the bill. Continue reading Pro-Bitcoin Ohio Bill Promotes Government Adoption of Blockchain

TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN: WHY IT FAILED

On May 22, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint against Titanium Blockchain, an Israeli start up in the middle of its ICO at the time. According to the SEC, the firm had violated the commission’s registration and anti-fraud regulations in the process of raising funding from investors. Continue reading TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN: WHY IT FAILED