China’s Central Bank Slams Blockchain Investment ‘Bubble’

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn China’s central bank has called on the government to strengthen supervision into ‘speculative’ financing and investments in the blockchain sector. The Research Bureau of the People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank, published a working paper titled ‘What can a blockchain do and cannot do?’ on Tuesday. An early analysis of …

Australian Blockchain Delegation Heads to China to Foster Fintech Ties

A handful of Aussie blockchain startups are in Shanghai this week, part of a government-backed trade mission that aims to strengthen ties between the two nations in the industry. The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), the country’s trade agency, and the Australian Digital Commerce Association are jointly organizing a delegation of domestic blockchain startups currently …

OKEx, OKCoin Founder Star Xu Questioned in Shanghai Fraud Case

Shanghai police have taken OKEx founder and OKCoin CEO Star Xu into custody for voluntary questioning in relation to fraud alleged to have taken place in a relatively obscure crypto project called WFEEcoin. Local media reports that Xu’s possible connection to the project is being investigated. While Xu is allegedly a WFEE shareholder, he denies …

Blockchain Records Will now be Accepted as Legal Evidence in China

Internet courts in China will henceforth deem evidence authenticated using blockchain technology as being legally binding. This follows the publication of new rules by the Supreme People’s Court of China which state that blockchain records will now be admissible in court. According to the South China Morning Post, internet courts which have been set up …

Alibaba Has Filed for over 10% of the World’s Blockchain Patents: Research

China’s ongoing drive to dominate the emerging global blockchain technology sector has been underlined by news that Alibaba Group Holding alone filed more than 10 percent of all blockchain patents worldwide in 2017. Intellectual Property Rights Arms Race Research by Thomson Reuters shows that 56 percent of all 406 blockchain patents issued around the world …

Chinese President Xi Jinping: Blockchain Reshaping Global Economy

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Xi Jinping, the President of China, arguably the most powerful politician in the world today, has said at the annual academic conference hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences that blockchain technology, artificial intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) are reshaping …

“A Big Threat to Korean Exchanges”

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Following the cryptocurrency crackdown in China shutting down all crypto exchanges and ICOs, Chinese investors have turned to the Korean market for opportunities in the cryptocurrency space leading to concerns in Korea that their local crypto-trading industry may become dominated by Chinese …

Chinese Government Orders Faster Blockchain Development

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The State Council of China ordered local financial authorities and government-funded research centers to focus on the development of blockchain technology and accelerate the commercialization of the blockchain. The official statement of the State Council of China released on May 24 read: …

China Ranked Verge, Which Experienced a 51% Attack, in the Same Spot as Bitcoin

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. On May 22, CCN reported that Verge (XVG), a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, fell victim to yet another 51 percent attack. Altcoin mining pool operator Suprnova revealed that an individual or an organization has invalidated legitimate blocks. Verge Attack “Verge is once again …