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A New World of Money - Blockchain in Human History Series
In this article we take a deep dive in money issuance standard to witness the evolution of money. The evolution of money issuance standard can be summarized in four phases.

Redefining Human Rights with Blockchain voting
Voting being one of the most important elements in a democracy, obtaining it is never an easy process in the past or even now. Can Blockchain fundamentally change how we think about human rights?

Fighting for Monetary and Financial Freedom - Blockchain in Human History Series
We look at three key aspects (money form, money issuance, and the flow of money) of our monetary and financial system where the blockchain technology may have a major impact

Is Blockchain the New Frontier for Human Sexuality?
To paraphrase Sinatra's classic song, sex and technology go together like a horse and carriage. This piece examines the possibilities that blockchain technology offers in the realm of human sexuality.

Bitcoin Pizza Guy and the Tenth Anniversary of the Most Regrettable Purchase in Human History
On May 22, 2020, the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day will be marked. It is because ten years ago, on this day Laszlo Hanyecz, aka ‘Bitcoin Pizza Guy,’ traded his 10,000 BTC for two Papa John’s Pizzas with eighteen-year-old Jeremy Sturdivant, aka jercos.

Blockchain: The Trust Alternative to the History of US National Credit?
A conscientious look over the last few centuries would reveal that the brief history of the United States is riddled with national credit defaults. In all these instances, the people and the businesses relying on the fiscal value agreements they had made with the Central credit agency found their trust hopelessly misplaced. How can blockchain be leveraged to break the cycle of U.S. National Credit Default?

Ethereum—The Whole Forking History
Ethereum is the second most recognizable name in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, next to Bitcoin. Ethereum was created to overcome the limitations of Bitcoin, which is essentially just a system for decentralized money, and push the boundaries of blockchain technology and decentralization. Like Bitcoin, it is supported by a peer-to-peer node network, meaning that it is essentially a decentralized server run by a vast number of computers with no central administrator or intermediary.

A Brief History of US National Credit Defaults
Which nation’s credit is the most reliable? Many casual economic observers would say “America” without hesitation. But do the United States really have a stellar-credit record? No actually, not really at all. In fact, a conscientious look over the last few centuries would reveal that the nation’s brief history is riddled with national credit defaults.

US SEC Approved the First-Ever Token Offering In History
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the first token offering to blockchain-based startup Blockstack under the SEC Regulation A+, as revealed in the company’s announcement. Blockstack will start its SEC-approved token sale of USD 28 mn today.

Microsoft Patents Cutting Edge Human-Powered Crypto Mining System
Microsoft has filed for a patent for a cryptocurrency mining system that will leverage the data collected from people as they interact with advertising or exercise.

Fiat Money
What is fiat money; the history of fiat money and its influence on monetary policy and the global economy.

FinFabrik and Lumiere Co-create the First Securitized Film with ‘Papicha’
FinFabrik and Lumiere, two companies based in Hong Kong made history by performing the first tokenisation of a direct investment into a movie in the world.

American Health Firm Enhances Medical Record Transparency with Blockchain
For the next 3 years, American Health Insurance Company Anthem is reported to be adding blockchain technology to store and share medical history for its 40 million-plus consumer base.

Will Distributed Ledger Technology and Cryptocurrencies Ever Lead to the Extinction of Banks?
In the world we live in today, virtually every sector of human activities have begun to experience one form of digitisation or another, and the Banking sector happens to be one of the sectors at the forefront of this evolution.

Dragon Burn 57 million Coins
Dragon, the company behind the one largest ICO's in history, have burned 57 million of their coins, in preparation of the launch of their VIP Gaming, iGaming and eGaming ecosystem.

Bitfinex and Tether Face Market Manipulation Class Action Lawsuit
Roche Freedman, New York-based legal firm, filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of those who own cryptocurrency against Bitfinex and Tether and others for crypto market manipulation and creating the largest bubble in history.

Cisco Partners with SingularityNET to Decentralize Artificial Intelligence with Blockchain
Tech conglomerate Cisco and decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) firm SingularityNET have reached a partnership to develop a decentralized Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) project. The ambitious project aims to create more advanced AI technologies that will soon be able to exceed human abilities to learn and perform new tasks.

The IRS Plans to Require Tech Giants to Provide Users Crypto Activity
The United States’ Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is allegedly planning to require corporate giants such as Apple, Google and Microsoft to provide the taxpayer’s download history of cryptocurrency applications, as revealed in the tweet and reportedly the presentation from IRS on 9 July.

Bitcoin Association Bestows First-Ever Satoshi Nakamoto Scholarship to PhD Student
Bitcoin Association, a leading global organization for Bitcoin business, has revealed its first-ever Satoshi Nakamoto Scholarship to a 2nd year Cambridge University Phd student undertaking human genomics. Robin Kohze is the beneficiary of the scholarship after he successfully took part in a series of blockchain competitions, whereby he emerged second at Bitcoin Association’s 2nd Bitcoin SV Hackathon.

EXcoin’s first year trading volume surpasses a staggering $600M
EXcoin Futures celebrated its one-year anniversary with trading volume now surpassing over $600M in 2019 for digital options derivatives, and setting the record for “platform with the highest trading volume” in MetaTrader4, MT4’s history.

Dr. Ben Goertzel—Striving towards an Autonomous Decentralized and Compassionate Artificial Super Intelligence
Dr Ben Goertzel is the founder and CEO of SingularityNET a blockchain-based Artificial Intelligence marketplace project. He has described the project as a medium for the creation and the emergence of the global super brain–an autonomous decentralized democratically governed artificial super intelligent network that must be biased toward compassion for the betterment of humanity.

South Korea’s Jeju Island Leverages Blockchain to Curb Depleted Electric Vehicle Batteries
Jeju Island’s government representatives have revealed that a blockchain-powered electric vehicle waste-battery distribution management system has been implemented based on a multi-year support. It will track the history of receipts of waste-batteries acquired at the Jeju Technopark Electric Vehicle Battery Industrialization Center that opened in June 2019.

Blockchain Daily Digest – January 10th, 2020
Blockchain Daily Digest – January 10th, 2020

The Fight for Freedom: Bitcoin and Hong Kong Battle Old World Control
Financial systems and governments clash. Hong Kong and Bitcoin fight for Freedom.

Crypto Price Index Predicted to Revolutionize the Cryptocurrency Market
The Crypto Price Index (CPI) is touted to be an ideal crypto market indicator which will include over 200 of the top traded cryptocurrencies based on market capitalization. Expressly, it is expected to function like the Dow Jones Industrial Average by offering insights about the trading history of the major blockchain projects.