A new UN working paper argues that the bitcoin community has a tendency towards "techno-colonial solutionism" and "techno-libertarian evangelism" in proposing the digital currency as a solution to iss... Read More
The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has published a report examining digital currencies and how they can be used to address regional payments issues.
Written with... Read More
The United Nation has denied claims that it was involved with a Malaysian blockchain project called EcoBit, according to reports.
Local news source Malaysian Insight reported on July 5 that the Uni... Read More
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is seeking to invest in early stage blockchain startups with the potential to help children across the globe.
In an announcement today, the U.N. program ... Read More
Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance.
Announced during the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzer... Read More
US Government Grants $800K to Blockchain Researchers
The U.S. government will help fund a distributed ledger platform being developed by researchers at the University of California-San Diego.
Subhashini Sivagnanam, a researcher and software architect
Senior BitConnect Promotor Arrested by Indian Authorities
A promoter of the controversial cryptocurrency platform BitConnect was arrested on August 19, according to a local news outlet in India.
Former BitConnect India head Divyesh Darji was arrested at I
Softbank, Baidu Lead $3 Million Funding for Ex-Googler's Crypto Startup
A team led by a former Google staffer is taking aim at the online advertising giant.
Called Atlas Protocol, the startup believes that the data accumulating on blockchains today can be used to bette
Crypto Exchanges Join Winklevoss Backed Self-Regulatory Group
A group of cryptocurrency exchanges has joined up with Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to launch a new industry-focused self-regulatory organization (SRO).
First proposed in March, the