'EcoCoin': Uber Co-Founder Unveils a New Cryptocurrency

'EcoCoin': Uber Co-Founder Unveils a New Cryptocurrency

The ride-sharing co-founder is already known for disrupting one industry, and now he is reportedly going after bitcoin, gold and fiat money.

Square Sees Bitcoin as a 'Transformational Technology,' Could Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Square Sees Bitcoin as a 'Transformational Technology,' Could Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

The company made waves last year when it announced that it was launching a Bitcoin trading pilot program through Money App, the firm's peer-to-peer transaction platform.

Starbucks Could Serve a Blockchain Payments Program Up

Starbucks Could Serve a Blockchain Payments Program Up

Bitcoin could be off limits, but the coffee chain isn't overlooking the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies.

Taiwan's New Central Bank Chief Talks Blockchain for Payments

Taiwan's New Central Bank Chief Talks Blockchain for Payments

Taiwan's incoming central bank chief has shown the bank will research blockchain applications in its own operations including payments.

No More USD? Marshall Islands Approves Official 'Sovereign' Cryptocurrency in 2018 With ICO

No More USD? Marshall Islands Approves Official 'Sovereign' Cryptocurrency in 2018 With ICO

The Marshall Islands is set to launch its cryptocurrency called the Sovereign following the Parliament voted to approve an official cryptocurrency as legal tender, a move that could end its reliance on the US Dollar as its official currency.

President Claims 'Petro' Has Got 171,000 Pre-registrations

President Claims 'Petro' Has Got 171,000 Pre-registrations

The initial coin offering (ICO) presale for Venezuela's high-profile 'Petro' cryptocurrency was a resounding success — at least based on state-run media outlets.

Singapore Inks FinTech with Indian State Government

Singapore Inks FinTech with Indian State Government

The country's central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, has entered an agreement with the government of the Indian state of Maharashtra to jointly research FinTech initiatives in areas such as blockchain technology.

The Oil Industry Drills to the Blockchain

The Oil Industry Drills to the Blockchain

The historic and paper-intensive ways of the oil industry   are due for an update, particularly amid increased demand for the commodity.

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