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Seoul Medical Center to Launch Blockchain Tech Project With Korean Science, IT Ministry

A major hospital in South Korea’s capital city has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to improve its medical services. The news was reported by the Daily Medi, a healthcare sector-focused Korean news outlet, on March…
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Australia Announces National Blockchain Roadmap and Further Boost to Government Funding

Australia has unveiled a national blockchain strategy and roadmap, with a boost of AU$100,000 (~$71,200) in further funding from the federal government. The news was announced in a joint media release from two Australian ministries on March…
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Bitcoin Educator Jimmy Song Isn’t A Big Fan Of Ethereum (Or JP Morgan Coin)

Over the past weeks, some of the world’s largest institutions, namely Facebook and JP Morgan, have announced intentions to launch blockchain ventures. While many crypto enthusiasts have welcomed this news, there’s one caveat, these…
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Blockchain ID Startup Metadium Reveals Partnership With Game Engine Giant Unity

Metadium, a South Korean blockchain identity startup, is releasing its Software Development Kit (SDK) on leading game engine Unity’s Asset Store, according to a press release published today, March 15. The press release describes the move…
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Vonage Subsidiary Receives Patent to Secure Voice Communications With Blockchain

A telecoms firm owned by American cloud communications company Vonage has been awarded a patent for using blockchain technology to secure communications and recordings. The patent was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office…
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Singapore Launches Pilot of TradeTrust Blockchain Shipping Initiative

The Singapore government will press ahead with a pilot of its blockchain-based maritime trade platform TradeTrust through an official partnership, trade news outlet Asia Middle East Maritime Focus reported on March 7. TradeTrust, which aims…
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Israeli-Led Blockchain App Company to Make Extensive Layoffs While Restructuring

Gibraltar-registered Israeli blockchain application platform First Digital Assets (FDA) will fire most its employees in a major restructuring process, the company confirmed to Israeli English-language news resource Globes on March 4. FDA, which…
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Asia Pacific Conservative Union Launches Blockchain Ecosystem to Fight Authoritarianism

Two executives from the Asia Pacific Conservative Union (APCU) have launched the Liberty Ecosystem, a blockchain-based network designed to fight authoritarianism, a press release shared with Cointelegraph reveals on March 2. The co-founders…
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National University of Singapore and Chinese Tech Firm to Research Blockchain: Report

The National University of Singapore (NUS) will work with a Chinese tech company to research and develop blockchain solutions, the Communist Party of China’s official news outlet, People’s Daily Online, reported on Feb. 26. As part of a…
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EOS Scaling Issues and Their Impact on the Blockchain

The EOS blockchain appears to be running into considerable scalability issues that are hindering its ability to securely host decentralised applications on the network. The problem is that the blockchain has grown so dramatically that only a…