Blockchain

China’s Wenzhou Residents Bolster the Idea of a ‘Blockchain Village’

March 10th, 2019

According to regional reports from China, a village located within the Wenzhou, Zhejiang region called Yuedong has been gathering attention due to its receptiveness toward cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In consonance with social media posts on Weibo, roughly 60 percent of the residents in Yuedong know about cryptocurrencies and many of the villagers have invested…

Crypto on your terms: taking back your financial sovereignty

March 3rd, 2019

A few months ago, to mark the tenth anniversary of the genesis block, crypto holders across the globe withdrew funds from third party exchanges. This ‘Proof of Keys Celebration’ honored crypto’s founding principle of independence from centralized financial systems. Recently, a similar movement has taken shape. This time, the focus has been on wallets. At…

The Airdrop That Keeps On Giving

February 26th, 2019

At Blockchain, we’re driven by a relentless passion for making crypto easy to use. In that spirit, last last year we launched the biggest giveaway in crypto history. This ongoing giveaway has already allowed us to begin broadening the crypto community and has given our users a way to participate immediately and directly with a…

Introducing: 2019 State of Stablecoins Report

February 20th, 2019

At Blockchain, we’re committed to doing more than making it easy to speculate on crypto assets. We’re here to build a better financial system that allows billions across the globe to access an open, fair and accessible future while retaining financial sovereignty. We believe stablecoins play an important role in delivering on that vision, by…

Announcing Our New Lithuanian Office

February 19th, 2019

Today, we’re thrilled to announce our European expansion with the opening of our newest office in Vilnius, Lithuania. This office is our fifth location and will be an important home to our customer success operations, design, and engineering teams as we continue to grow. We’re excited about our future in Lithuania. We explored several options…

Survey: ‘Blockchain’ Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018

February 18th, 2019

A survey has determined that advertisers believe the word “blockchain” to have been the most overrated of 2018. This is hardly a surprise as many companies from fields completely unrelated to cryptocurrency claimed to use or test blockchain technology last year with little to show for it. Most Overrated Word of 2018 A recently released…

Is Facebook Preparing Its Shopping List to Fuel Its Blockchain Dreams?

February 9th, 2019

While it is in a well aware fact now that Facebook is building its war chest for blockchain, from open hiring to acquiring top talent from the street. But last week news of acquisition blockchain start-up Chainspace took a lot of people by surprise as the Social Media Giant was moving much faster than expected…

Facebook Acqui-Hire Its First blockchain startup

February 5th, 2019

Sources reported that Facebook has recently marked ‘a blockchain-related acquisition’. It has apparently acquired ‘blockchain startup, Chainspace.io which specializes in the smart contract. First Blockchain acquisition by Facebook Chainspace builds decentralized smart contracts system to streamline payment and other services via blockchain technology. Facebook made an acquisition deal as ‘acquihire’ wherein the company’s skills or…

NEW: Explore Bitcoin Cash on Blockchain Explorer

February 4th, 2019

As more cryptocurrencies develop and grow, providing direct access and insight across networks is crucial. Blockchain Explorer is the most trusted source for blockchain data. Our focus has always been on providing the most up to date and accurate information available. Today, we’re excited to introduce Bitcoin Cash to the existing lineup of supported cryptocurrencies…

Introducing Blockchain Primers (with first Primer on Bitcoin Cash)

January 23rd, 2019

At Blockchain we are passionate about helping people control their own cryptoassets. Doing that effectively requires having access to the latest and most reliable information, data, and research. However, we often hear that accessing information on crypto that is both reliable and freely available is one of the most challenging issues, particularly for newcomers. In…