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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'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.”

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

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!

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).

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