Is Blockchain-Based Virtual Reality the Future?
For years, advocates of virtual reality have struggled to overcome several major barriers to mass adoption — centralised corporations controlled user accounts, hackers eliminated digital assets, and developers lacked incentives to create quality VR content. Now, blockchain is changing the game.

Articles of the Month: July 2019
We are proud to present the “Articles of the Month” Awards of July 2019 to 3 unique articles! This is a monthly reward and selected articles will be awarded 100 contribution points (CP).

Exclusive: Latest PropTech Roadmap Revealed From HK No.1 Property Agency
Following Part 1 of the interview, Alex Shih revealed the latest PropTech roadmap for the HK No.1 property agency! He also shared his insights on property factorization tokenization of commercial properties in Hong Kong! He further expressed his views on the role of lawyers, banks and the Estate Agent Authority in enhancing transparency of property transactions via blockchain!

China Declares Bitcoin as Virtual Property with Monetary Value
China has taken a new step with an important legal precedent regarding Bitcoin in a property dispute case in Hangzhou. Read more about how this case affirmed the legal status of Bitcoin as a virtual property with protection under Chinese law.

"Denationalization of Money: The Argument Refined"
"The Denationalization of Money" - Vision Becoming a Reality

What are the 3 Proposed Changes in "Token Taxonomy Act of 2019" ?
United States H.B. 2144, known as the "Token Taxonomy Act of 2019," proposes changes regarding tax and securities regulations. Such changes include: amendments to the definition of a security, creation of a tax exemption for exchanges of one virtual currency for another, and creation of a de minimis exemption from capital gains realized from a sale or exchange.

State of HK Crypto Regulation - Part 2 - HKMA, HKEx and more!
Part 2 HK regulation

Blockchain-as-a-Service: Latest Battlefield for Tech Giants
Microsoft announced a set of new Azure service that span from AI, IoT, mixed reality and blockchain. The company will release further details about the hybrid cloud and edge computing at the Microsoft Build conference, according to the press release published on its website 2 May.

Facebook Libra: The Latest Crypto Used in Illegal Financial Activities?
“With the evolution of virtual currencies and new marketplaces, nefarious actors are continuously adapting to find new ways to engage in illegal financial activity.” said U.S. Representatives Emanuel Cleaver, during the briefing with Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on 27 June.

Blockchain Market Report: 2019 H1 Review
Report: 2019 H1 Review

Bitfinex and Tether's Appeal Rejected by New York Judge
Judge Cohen reportedly decided to give a 90-day extension to the case, which will give the New York Attorney General’s office to continue investigating. Judge Cohen also dismissed Bitfinex and Tether’s motion to appeal after the ruling.

Female Coders Accounted for Less Than 5% in Github Commits
Journalist Corin Faife published his findings in Medium and found that less than 5% of 1 million code commits across top 100 cryptocurrency projects in Github are females.

Telegram Will Launch TON in Q3 with New Programming Language
Telegram will launch the Telegram Open Network (TON) in Q3 2019, according to the internal note sent to investor as reported by The Block on 23 May.

How to Prepare For the Future 10 Pillars of Token Economy?
Around 200 financial professionals and crypto pioneers gathered in “FutureX – Ten Pillars of the Token Economy” on 8 May 2019 held in St Regis Hotel, Hong Kong. The 10 Pillars of Token Economy are audit, developers, funds, institutions, insurance, legal, media, regulations, retail and token champion.

G20 Leaders: Crypto-assets can bring Significant Benefit to the Financial System
The G20 leaders agreed that crypto-assets can bring significant benefit to the financial system and the broader economy, according to the “G20 Osaka Leaders’ Declaration” released following the 2019 G20 summit in Osaka on 28 - 29 June.

Germany: FinTech Startup Releases Digital Securities on Blockchain
Frankfurt FinTech startup Cashlink announced on May 28, the company has now begun to sell digital securities on the issue Ethereum (ETH) Blockchain.

Blockchain Delivers a Glimpse of Future Innovation Today
A brief look at how the energy market and consumers will benefit from blockchain technology in the near future.

Weekly Market Snapshot - July 22, 2019
Here is what you need to know about the crypto market last week.

Building Decentralized Applications Soon to Become a Reality in WordPress
All decentralized applications will not be required to be built from scratch as this would greatly slow down the rate of adoption. For this reason, the Rue framework is gearing up to enable WordPress users to be able to transform their websites into platforms where they can easily build dapps.