Exclusive: Why Hong Kong is so Unique in AI Industry?
In Part 2 of HKAI Lab’s interview, Timothy Leung reveals the unique positioning of Hong Kong in AI industry! He also evaluates the impact of HKD 20 billion Lok Ma Chau Loop and the support from Hong Kong government in AI technology!

FedEx: Current Blockchains Failed to Transform Logistics Industry
Dale Chrystie, FedEx’s blockchain strategist believed that blockchain cannot transform the logistics industry with its current form. He highlighted that current blockchains are not the best database for logistics, nor they are mature and scalable enough to handle mass volume of logistics.

Beware of the "Global FOMO" on Bitcoin's New Rush
Bitcoin is rushing, so let’s take a quick look at what the industry might be thinking at the moment. Bitcoin is up 30% in the last week, reaching US$8000, the highest price point since July last year, and a doubling in price since mid-December 2018. Bitcoin has strengthened relative to altcoins, and BTC market dominance is now up to 60%.

Exclusive: Talent Shortage is The Key Pain Point in AI Industry
Artificial intelligence is one of the emerging fintech trends in Hong Kong. While there are some great minds and AI companies in Hong Kong, they can’t survive without sufficient funding and technical support from government and industry leaders. We had the opportunity to invite Timothy Leung, Executive Director of HKAI Lab, to share his thoughts on how HKAI Lab facilitates the growth of AI ecosystem in Hong Kong. He also identified talent shortage is the key pain point in AI industry which hinders integration of AI and blockchain.

End of XRP? Visa Launched B2B Payment Network Powered by Hyperledger Fabric
Visa has launched a network called “Visa B2B Connect” which aims to facilitate cross-border transactions among financial institutions, Reuters reported on 11 June.

Part 1 - Top 10 Blockchain Predictions Everyone Cannot Miss
Blockchain technology is often hyped as the next era of “internet”. However, what is the actual market potential of blockchain technology? Read the following top 10 blockchain predictions and you won’t get confused anymore!

How can blockchain disrupt the Freight Forwarding industry - Ernesto Villa explains
An indepth interview with CEO of Consol Freight Ernesto Villa on how blockchain can disrupt the Freight Forwarding industry

Facebook Relaxes Blockchain and Crypto Ads
The social media giant Facebook now allows advertisement that “related to blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency.”, which these ads no longer need prior written approval to advertise on Facebook, according to the announcement published on its website.

Blockchain Patent Landscape At a Glance
We are starting to see traditional giants gradually tapping into blockchain innovation, which is often considered as valuable intangible assets for them nowadays. Patents are essential to protect firm’s properties and technological know-how on blockchain. This analysis will have 2 parts, first part providing a holistic view on state of blockchain patents and second part reflecting the institutional adoption of blockchain patents.

Exclusive Interview with Charles Hoskinson: The Key Developments of the Blockchain Industry and Cardano's Efforts in Africa (Part 1)
This is the first of our two-part interview where we had the honor to speak with CEO of IOHK and Founder of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson. During this session he shared with us his new advisory role in Endor and how the influx of institutional money can make an impact on the blockchain industry. Charles also revealed Cardano’s efforts to expand mainstream adoption in African countries.

Italian Insurance Giant Streamlines Employee Benefits with Blockchain!
The global consulting firm Accenture is now partners with Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) under the Generali Group to provide a blockchain based solution for employee benefits, according to the press release published on 16 April.

Why Media Outlets Can be the Next Blockchain Wave in China?
Blockchain media will be the ones to watch in the future! On 8 April 2019, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)(中國發改委) is currently seeking public opinion on a revised list of industries that it wants to encourage, restrict or eliminate. The public consultation period will end on 7 May 2019.

JD.com Topped Alibaba and Tencent in "Global Blockchain Patent Strength"
As reported by Securities Daily News on 20 May, the Intellectual Property Center of China information and Communication indicates that Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com ranked first for the “global blockchain patent strength” which they had filed over 200 blockchain patents.

Blockchain Startups Raised $822 million in Q2 2019
$822 million were raised by blockchain startups across 279 deals during 2Q 2019, as reported by the venture platform Outlier Ventures.

Forbes: Most Well-Known Giants are Using Blockchain!
Forbes: Most Well-Known Giants are Using Blockchain!

Apple Launched CryptoKit
Apple has announced a CryptoKit for iOS13, a secure and fast swift API to develop and perform cryptographic operations.

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.

Cisco Blockchain: The Strategic Implication that You Should Know
Institutions are exploring the use of blockchain in supply chain industry as the cost savings brought by blockchain can potentially bring new business value of $3 trillion by 2030. Cisco recently announced the launch of its own blockchain, an enterprise blockchain solution targeting supply chain, internet of things (IoT) and smart cities applications.

Corporate Traveller: Travel Expenses Made Easy in Bitcoin!
Corporate Traveller: Travel Expenses Made Easy in Bitcoin!

Blockchain a Top 5 Strategy for 73% Chinese Firms, Says Deloitte
Blockchain a Top % Strategy for 73% Chinese Firms, Says Deloitte