Bank of Thailand Governor: No Central Bank Digital Currency Within 3-5 Years

Bank of Thailand Governor: No Central Bank Digital Currency Within 3-5 Years

Thai citizens will have to be patient in the wait for a retail central bank digital currency that will save them from carrying cash around.... Details
Oxfam Formally Launches Blockchain Platform for Rice Farmers in Cambodia

Oxfam Formally Launches Blockchain Platform for Rice Farmers in Cambodia

Oxfam has launched a blockchain project for farmers dubbed BloCRice, which seeks to increase the bargaining power of farmers by digitally connecting every player in... Details
Bitcoin Mining Firm Bitmain Confirms Board Shakeup, Denies Jihan Wu is Out as Chair

Bitcoin Mining Firm Bitmain Confirms Board Shakeup, Denies Jihan Wu is Out as Chair

Major China-based bitcoin mining firm Bitmain has confirmed a report that its board of directors has undergone a shakeup but has sought to downplay that... Details
Bitcoin Cash: Pre-Fork Uncertainty Forces OKEx to Close Futures Market Early

Bitcoin Cash: Pre-Fork Uncertainty Forces OKEx to Close Futures Market Early

Facing significant price instability ahead of tomorrow’s contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork, major crypto exchange OKEx abruptly closed its BCH futures markets ahead of their... Details
Hong Kong-Based Bitcoin Mining Pool BTCC to Close Indefinitely

Hong Kong-Based Bitcoin Mining Pool BTCC to Close Indefinitely

Hong-Kong based bitcoin exchange, BTCC has made known through a press release, plans to shut down its mining pool business BTCC Pool Limited after four... Details
Cryptocurrency Exchange Giant Binance Launches Research Division

Cryptocurrency Exchange Giant Binance Launches Research Division

Binance announced around midnight Chinese time yesterday that it is branching beyond being an enterprise-quality consumer token exchange with the launch of Binance Research, an investigative... Details
BBVA and Co-Lenders Complete $150 Million Syndicated Loan on a Blockchain

BBVA and Co-Lenders Complete $150 Million Syndicated Loan on a Blockchain

Two European and one Japanese bank one have completed the first blockchain-based syndicated loan. Together with France’s BNP Paribas and Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Spain’s... Details
Bitmain Releases Antminer S15: How it Stacks Up Against Competitors

Bitmain Releases Antminer S15: How it Stacks Up Against Competitors

Bitmain has released (and already sold out of) its Antminer S15 model traditional ASIC Bitcoin miner. At a price of $1,475 per unit and a per-customer limit... Details
French Lawmakers Want to Give Bitcoin Investors a Tax Cut

French Lawmakers Want to Give Bitcoin Investors a Tax Cut

According to a French news website, France’s lower house of parliament (Assemblée Nationale) has backed a proposed plan from its finance commission which will effectively... Details
Chinese School Officials Caught Mining Ethereum On School Property

Chinese School Officials Caught Mining Ethereum On School Property

Local Chinese news outlet HK01 reports that teachers at Puman Middle School in Chenzhou, Hunan Province have been caught mining Ethereum on school property. The operation went... Details