Entries by Steve

Substrate has arrived | Parity Technologies

Substrate 1.0 Beta is out now, opening the door to a radical acceleration in blockchain and decentralised application development. Substrate is an open-source technology stack that makes it easy to create a blockchain customised for a particular application. “Substrate takes all of our lessons learned in building Ethereum and Polkadot and distills that down into […]

ONEROOT and BXA Announce Global Blockchain Payment Solution

Hosted at ONEROOT’s office in Shanghai, the BXA (Blockchain Exchange Alliance) Press Conference was destined to delight after the partnership announcement that the two companies recently made. The announcement saw BXA become the majority shareholder of ONEROOT and ONEROOT gain shares in BXA to form a solid partnership that will provide a solid base for […]

Blythe Masters, CEO of Blockchain Startup Digital Asset, Is Stepping Down

Blythe Masters, the CEO of distributed ledger technology provider Digital Asset Holdings, has stepped down after three years running the firm. The company announced Tuesday that Masters will remain as a shareholder, strategic advisor and member of the company’s board of directors, but that she would vacate her position as chief executive for personal reasons. […]

Chinese Internet Court Uses Blockchain To Combat Online Plagiarism

An Internet Court launched in Eastern Chinese City Hangzhou will now use blockchain to fight plagiarism for online writers, local Chinese news outlet China.org.cn reported. China launched its first internet court in the city of Hangzhou to deal with internet related cases, save time and reduce overhead costs of getting justice out of the system. At […]

Korean Gov’t Pilots Blockchain for Logistics Innovation in Country’s Largest Port

Two South Korean government ministries have launched a blockchain pilot for port logistics innovation, according to a press release from the country’s Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIT), published Dec. 18. MSIT, together with the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, are reportedly testing whether the technology can make Korea’s container shipping industry more […]