Smart vending start-up Popcom raised millions to bring more of their vending machines as the demand for more contact-less retail solutions rises.Popcom, led by Dawn Dickson and one of the few Black women-owned blockchain companies, crowdfunded $1.3 million in its latest funding round, according to Black Enterprise. So...
Bitcoin and most altcoins are witnessing selling at every minor rally, increasing the possibility of a dip in the short-term.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the Philippines has warned the public against individuals and groups engaged in unauthorized crypto investments and trading, according to an announcement on July 1.The Philippine SEC warned those who were involved in crypto schemes could face a fine or 21 years...
The price of Bitcoin (BTC), the top-ranked cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has been ranging between $8,600 and $10,500 since the halving. During the two-months’ sideways action, the market started to heat up and altcoins entered the spotlight.Additionally, traders and investors are constantly debating whether BTC price is still...
The concept of Vision Tree’s “Open Source Money” series was always an intriguing one. A documentary-cum-reality TV show following the trials and tribulations of Disney-incubated Dragonchain (DRGN) as it attempts to negotiate a path through the perilous waters of United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) scrutiny.With the...
Financial inclusion is often cited as a reason for the pursuit of crypto and blockchain innovation. With gatekeepers monopolizing the global financial scene, several disenfranchised demographics have seen themselves cut off from viable channels of economic prosperity.Crypto and blockchain products are increasingly opening up international payment corridors, ensuring...
As interconnectivity turns the world into a global village, cyberattacks are expectedly on the rise. According to reports, the tail end of last year saw a spike in the average amount of payments made to ransomware attackers, as several organizations were forced to pay millions of dollars to...
Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law.Editor’s noteThe U.S. is preparing for its Independence Day tomorrow. New spikes in positive COVID-19 tests will put a damper on some but not all of the traditional fireworks, cookouts...
Blockchain technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) can solve some of the food industry’s most pressing challenges and save it $100 billion a year, according to a recent report by Cointelegraph Consulting and VeChain.The report forecasts that $300 billion worth of food items will be traced along...
Binance’s new blockchain research institute in China has forged a strategic partnership with a state-level supply chain innovator to jointly develop digital infrastructure for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country.  Announced today, July 3, the institute’s new partner is Zhongshang Beidon; a state-level enterprise for supply chain...