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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's Blockchain Based COVID-19 Global Survey Shares Real-Time Public Pandemic Data
Algorand, the first pure proof-of-stake (POS) blockchain created by cryptography pioneer and Turing award winner Silvio Micali, has launched a global Coronavirus (Covid-19) survey. The company published a blog post on March 27 announcing its ‘IReportCovid’ survey app. The aim of the survey is to compile a public database to share information on the spread, status, and symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic and give updates in “real-time.”

The Algorand Foundation to Integrate Chainalysis KYT for Transaction Monitoring and Compliance
The Algorand Foundation will be leveraging Chainalysis’ Know Your Transaction (KYT) for transaction monitoring and compliance processes after its integration.

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.

SEC to Regulate Binance Chain With Blockchain Analytics Firm CipherTrace
The US Securities and Exchange Commission plans to award CipherTrace blockchain analytics firm with a contract pertaining to Binance Chain.

Upcoming Movie Storyline Focuses on Anonymous Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto
Decrypted, a movie speculated to be released by December 1, 2020, focuses on Satoshi Nakamoto’s persona as part of their story outline.

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.

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.

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).

Bill Gates Foundation’s COVID-19 Vaccine is a Satanic Plot says Oscar-Winner
Microsoft’s recent patent for a human powered crypto mining system based on sensors that convert physical or mental activity into computer power has generated a lot of interest and captured the imagination of the public, but perhaps some are looking a little too closely.