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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?

Exclusive: Blockchain Trilemma Solved? Secrets Revealed by Turing Award Winner's Algorand
There are numerous blockchain project teams attempting to address the blockchain trilemma, and the Turing Award winning team Algorand is one promising candidate. We have the pleasure to speak with Jing Chen, Chief Scientist of Algorand, on how Algorand attempts to solve blockchain trilemma with its Byzantine agreement. She also explains why Algorand is non-forkable and the restrictions on Algorand’s adversary model!

Algorand Partners with Italian Economic Ministry to Advance Blockchain Initiatives
The Algorand Foundation of Singapore has signed a collaboration agreement with Fondazione Ugo Bordoni aimed at testing and advancing the groundbreaking open-source technology developed by its founder Silvio Micali.

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!

Malta Officials Awarded Blockchain Scholarships to 19 Students
As reported by the Malta Independent, Silvio Schembri, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation presented blockchain scholarship award to 19 students during the ongoing Malta AI & Blockchain Summit.

3 Tips on Choosing STO Issuance Platform
We spoke with Aly Madhavji, the Managing Partner of Blockchain Founder Fund (Blockchain FF) with a portfolio of blockchain and crypto companies. He outlines the investment philosophy of Blockchain FF as well as the three criteria of a successful platform for security token offerings (STO). As an award-winning author in millennial development, Aly also shares with us the socio-economic impact of blockchain in the developing countries.

EuropeChain wins Adoption Ambassador at Malta AIBCsummit 19
EuropeChain wins Adoption Ambassador at Malta AI and Blockchain Conference

Inaugural SFF x SWITCH to Kick Off Tomorrow with a Focus on Sustainability
Singapore, 10 November 2019… The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) will come together for the first time as SFF x SWITCH. Running from 11 to 15 November, this event will gather the global innovation and business community in Singapore. There will be over 400 speakers, more than 900 exhibitors, 41 international pavilions, and about 60,0001 participants from 130 countries.

FINRA Ends Regulatory Unclarity By Awarding Harbor with Crypto Broker-Dealer License
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) awarded Harbor Square Investments a broker-dealer license. Harbor Square Investments is a subsidiary of tokenized securities platform-Harbor.

Kick Off Your Easter with Block Live Asia in Singapore!
Kick Off Your Easter with Block Live Asia in Singapore!

Women in Payments CEO: Less than 5% of VCs Invest in Women-Led FinTech Companies
With a background in engineering, Kristy Duncan, the CEO of Women in Payments started her career in banking and then into the payments industry. Duncan has then been fascinated with the payments market, and is a “payments geek at heart.” She started Women in Payments in 2012, Looking to add value in a different way, to connect, inspire, and champion women who are working in the payments industry globally.

NEXT BLOCK Asia 2.0 Revisits Bangkok; Ends with GURUS Influencer Awards
NEXT BLOCK Asia 2.0 Revisits Bangkok; Ends with GURUS Influencer Awards

What Are The Key Takeaways from Block Live Asia?
What Are The Key Takeaways from Block Live Asia? The Block Live Asia in Singapore was a great success! Held in Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre 18 – 19 April, the event gathered over hundreds of crypto professionals on the latest blockchain development and the emergence of initial exchange offerings (IEO).

US Customs Agency Seeks to Adopt Blockchain Technology to Track Oil Imports from Canada
With the advancement of technology, the importance of oil and gas resources in promoting global social and economic progress is rising.

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Abhijit Banerjee: Is Blockchain the Key to Financial Inclusion?
While Nobel Prize-winning economist Prof. Banerjee is no expert in blockchain or FinTech services, we went along to the Asian Financial Forum to find out his thoughts on the application of FinTech and Blockchain to facilitate inclusive finance for the developing world. His response surprised us.

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.

President of Liberland Keynotes in Vienna and London
As part of his continued international work, President of Liberland, Vit Jedlicka, presented recently in both Vienna and London. Opening his talks he asked the audience “who has thought about founding a country?” In both cases, the audience responded with humour and some awe. And in London about six hands went up. Vit had hit upon a nerve which may or may not have been promoted by Brexit.

World's largest electronics and lighting marketplaces open in Oct
New AI & Voice Recognition zone plus smart lighting products

Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem
HK Blockchain Ecosystem

Exclusive: Why is FinTech the Golden Opportunity for Graduates?
We are delighted to speak with Paul Pong, Chairman of the Institute of Financial Technologies of Asia (IFTA) to share with us how IFTA is building the FinTech ecosystem with the Certified Financial Technologists (CFT). Paul also highlights that FinTech is the golden opportunity for graduates!

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

Blockchain: Technology for Sustainability
The teams of AB InBev, IECISA and Rewire were the winners of the Global Blockchain Challenge, thanks to their innovative blockchain-based solutions that excelled for their technical, business and legal development, scalability and social impact.

Weekly Market Snapshot - June 17,2019
Here is what you need to know about the crypto market last week!

Weekly Market Snapshot - April 1, 2019
Market update

Weekly Market Snapshot - May 27,2019
Here is what you need to know about the crypto market last week!