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Exclusive: Why Sharding is a Bad idea to Solve Blockchain Trilemma?
In Part 2 of the interview, Fan Long shares with us the technical breakthrough of Conflux Chain, including the use of tree graph and directed acyclic graph! Long also compares Conflux Chain with competitors like Algorand and he explained to us why sharding is a bad idea to solve blockchain trilemma!

Donald Trump is “Not a Fan” of Bitcoin and Crypto, Citing High Volatility
“I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money.” Donald Trump tweeted on 11 July.

FC Barcelona Enters the Crypto Space with Blockchain-Propelled Fan Engagement Platform
FC Barcelona, one of the most successful and envied football clubs in the world, has joined hands with Chiliz, a fintech firm, in the provision of a blockchain-powered fan-engagement platform.

Bakkt Opens Long-Awaited Bitcoin Warehouse For Deposit and Withdrawal
Bakkt has finally announced the launch of its long-awaited for the withdrawal and deposit of Bitcoin, Bakkt had said in its announcement that it's potential clients are customers who are willing to deposit and withdraw Bitcoin.

Justin Sun Finally Got His Long-Awaited $4.57 Million Dinner with Warren Buffett
Founder of TRON, cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun had his long-awaited $4.57 million charity auctioned meal with Warren Buffett. Here's what happened.

Executive Director of the Crypto Valley Association Talks Long-Term Vision of the Crypto Ecosystem
Blockchain.News spoke exclusively with Alexander Schell, the Executive Director of the Crypto Valley Association to dig deeper regarding the association’s work in the industry.

World Economic Forum Warns Leaders to Brace for Long-Lasting Global Recession as Cybercrimes Surge
The World Economic Forum (WEF) suggested that leaders around the world need to do more to ensure a quicker and more sustainable recovery for the global economy caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Amongst the 350 top risk professionals in the world surveyed, these risk managers expect a prolonged global recession, as a number of areas of concern were identified in the report compiled by the Forum’s Global Risks Advisory Board, Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc, and Zurich Insurance Group.

China's Pursuit of Digital Yuan "Unswerving" in Wake of COVID-19 Global Pandemic, says Central Bank
China’s central bank has further galvanised its public commitment to creating the first central bank digital currency (CBDC), a digital version of the Yuan, at an annual meeting hosted last Friday by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) vice governor Yifei Fan.

China’s Central Bank Official Urges the Acceleration of Digitization of the Chinese Economy with Blockchain
China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) Financial Technology Committee held its first meeting of the year this week, after months of delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fan Yifei, the PBoC’s deputy governor echoed President Xi Jinping’s call for the acceleration of the country’s blockchain development adoption. The president pointed out that it is necessary to strengthen fundamental research of blockchain technology and enhance innovation, enabling China to take a leading position in the blockchain field. The bank’s deputy governor met with the central bank’s officials as well as the heads of their affiliated financial institutions. Fan emphasized the importance of blockchain and financial technology (FinTech) industries and wanted to ensure China’s adoption plan would be laid out and implemented by 2021 to be in line with the deadline they have set out.

Exclusive: How Turing Award Winner Prof. Andrew Yao Contributes to Conflux Chain in 3 Ways?
Building a scalable public blockchain requires great minds in computer science and cryptography. How does it feel when you have the only Chinese recipient of Turing Award, Professor Andrew Chi-Chih Yao in your team?

First Crypto-Native Bank to be Launched in the United States by Former Wall Street Executive
Former Wall Street executive and blockchain laws advocate Caitlin Long has seized the opportunity to establish the first crypto-native bank in the United States. This opportunity came as an advantage as the Wyoming legislature has been progressive, and Long previously helped Wyoming to enact thirteen blockchain-enabling laws.

Bitfinex: The Crisis Tested Liquid Exchange King for Bitcoin and Ethereum Trading
During the March 12 stock market crash instigated by the coronavirus pandemic’s disruption to the world economy, cryptocurrency exchanges experienced a massive sell-off of Bitcoin and Ethereum. When the liquidation panic finally settled down, Bitfinex emerged as one of the few exchanges that had been able to take the extreme volatility in stride.

Caitlin Long's Avanti Crypto Bank Raises $5 Million Funding Round, Inches Closer to Banking Charter Approval
Avanti Financial Group, the crypto-focused bank, led by the Caitlin Long University of Wyoming Alumna, has taken another important step towards becoming a chartered crypto bank in the country. Caitlin Long is the founder and CEO of Avanti bank. The crypto bank has raised an angel round worth $5 million from several popular investors in cryptocurrency. The University of Wyoming Foundation led the funding round with partnerships from Malex Enterprises, Lemniscap, Antony Pompliano, Morgan Creek Digital, Blockchain Capital, Madison Paige Ventures, Gary Gigot, Digital Currency Group, Susan B. Anthony, and many others.

Racing to Save the Planet: The Role of Blockchain in Sustainability
The world is in decay. A long list of environmental disasters and the relentless requirement for fossil fuels are pushing Earth's capabilities to heal itself to a dangerous tipping point. Blockchain might very well be mankind's last hope to avoid the fall.

List of Important Resources on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
Blockchain has the potential to change the whole monetary and financial industry. But it still has a long way to go, as currently, the money issuance power is in the hands of central banks. The compromised way of welcoming blockchain technology in the monetary and financial industry are the central bank issued stablecoins - CDBC.