A Blockchain System for Azerbaijan’s Digital Economy | Cointelegraph

Analysis Azerbaijan has been a hotbed for a series of ambitious fintech-related announcements over the past several months, as the nation’s authorities were apparently moving to implement a series of innovative technological solutions in banking and e-government systems. Repeated statements by government representatives suggested that at least part of the program relied on blockchain infrastructure. Most recently, as Cointelegraph reported, the...

Blockchain Exec Reveals the Facebook Crypto’s Unspoken Advantage

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has a blockbuster "unspoken advantage." Blockchain.com's Haider Rafique reveals it in an exclusive interview with CCN. | Source: REUTERS / Dado Ruvic By CCN Markets: Blockchain.com Head of Growth Haider Rafique believes that Facebook’s Libra project will be a boon to cryptocurrency as a whole, for numerous reasons. As Head of Growth at Blockchain, adoption is the executive’s...

Microsoft and Ethereum Foundation Swell the Hyperledger Ranks Amid Growing Cross-Industry Blockchain Collaboration

Analysis United States tech giant Microsoft and the Ethereum Foundation are among the latest companies to join the ranks of the Hyperledger greenhouse hosted by the Linux Foundation. Many notable names in the tech and wider business fields today are developing enterprise-grade solutions based on the expanding set of tools built on Hyperledger. These institutional blockchain projects cut across both financial...

Wanxiang City Partners with Blockchain Privacy Startup on Tracking Infrastructure

Wianxiang, prominent Chinese car manufacturer, has partnered with PlatON, a blockchain privacy startup, to develop the underlying infrastructure for China’s largest smart city project, slated for completion by 2025. His eponymous Wanxiang Innova City, in progress since 2015, will convert 8.3 square kilometers premium riverfront real-estate in Hangzhou into an “expansive digital and ecological urban space,” according to a press release....

Assassin’s Creed: Crypto? Ubisoft Taps Ethereum for Blockchain Gaming

Gaming giant Ubisoft is exploring potential applications on the Ethereum blockchain. | Source: (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP By CCN Markets: French video game giant Ubisoft has announced an effort to develop blockchain gaming through Ethereum. In a report published June 11 by French news outlet Les Échos, Ubisoft is already months into the development of blockchain products using...