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China Sees Surge In Companies With ‘Blockchain’ In Name

China Sees Surge In Companies With ‘Blockchain’ In Name

China sees sixfold surge in new companies with ‘blockchain’ in name. The blockchain name game in China echoes the trend during the internet bubble in the late 1990’s, when many companies around the world added ‘dot-com’ or ‘dot-net’ to their names. The country is now home to more than 4,000 such firms that identify with blockchain,...

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China Accounts For Half Global Blockchain Patent Applications

China Accounts For Half Global Blockchain Patent Applications

Since 2009, there have been approximately 3,500 patent families related to blockchains worldwide, and more than 5,000 patent applications. China accounts for half. The patents related to the blockchain field were mainly applied in the past two years. Since 2015, the number of patent applications in the blockchain field has risen sharply. In 2016, the number...

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China’s IT Ministry: Blockchain Should Be Developed on ‘Industrial Scale’

China’s IT Ministry: Blockchain Should Be Developed on ‘Industrial Scale’

The deputy director of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has urged the country to “unite” forces to foster blockchain as a “core” technology for the new digital economy, according to a post on MIIT’s official website today, July 16. Speaking at the 2018 National Expert Forum on Manufacturing Powerful Countries, the Ministry’s deputy director Xin Guobin said...

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ILP: The Future Of Blockchain Investment

ILP: The Future Of Blockchain Investment

A new ICO-based alternative to debt-based ILP (Initial Loan Procurement) shows its application prospects and hopes to be applied soon. It combines the trading qualities of ICO tokens and the ability to fund blockchain technology without government regulation, but it also adds extra security and interest returns, which may make it the future of blockchain investment. ICO’s have always been a...

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China’s Blockchain Investment Facing Explosive Growth

China’s Blockchain Investment Facing Explosive Growth

According to the “2018 Blockchain Investment and Financing Report” released by the China Research Institute, the number of China’s blockchain enterprises has been experiencing growth for six consecutive years, and the investment and financing of the blockchain industry is exploding.   As of the end of 2017, there were more than 320 blockchain companies in the...

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China’s Annual Internet Conference Discusses Blockchain

China’s Annual Internet Conference Discusses Blockchain

The 17th annual China Internet Conference was recently held in Beijing from July 10-12, 2018. What started as an event to discuss China’s internet issues and policy has transformed into a platform for exchange and cooperation within the internet industry; actively promoting internet applications, and continuing to work on internet public welfare. This years conference focused on the “Innovative...

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Are Blockchain Projects Destroying ‘Communities’?

Are Blockchain Projects Destroying ‘Communities’?

Since its release, Bitcoin’s market value has grown to more than $100 billion. The Bitcoin community has taken on the responsibility of promoting the rapid development of the industry, and this operation relies entirely on consensus within the group. Under the operation of the community, the market value of Bitcoin has soared. According to Ronnie Moas, founder...

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China and France to Build Eco Blockchain Skyscraper

China and France to Build Eco Blockchain Skyscraper

China And France come together to build eco-friendly, blockchain-monitored skyscraper. The New French Dream Towers, if successful, will bring the best of culture, technology, and nature together under one roof. Last month, French architecture firm XTU Architects partnered with Systematic, a French business consortium, and an undisclosed Chinese developer to construct an eco-friendly, blockchain-monitored skyscraper, according...

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Activists in China Use Blockchain to Avoid Censorship

Activists in China Use Blockchain to Avoid Censorship

Sources claim that a student of Peking University, Yue Xin, who made accusations against the university’s authority for trying to silence her, has written an open letter to the university on issues concerning an alleged sexual harassment by one of the university’s professor. To avoid government censorship, activists have proceeded to putting up the #MeToo...

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Ant Financial Looks to Blockchain Technology

Jack Ma-led Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba’s fintech conglomerate, Ant Financial considers blockchain technology as one of the five key technologies that will dominate every industry in the long-term. Ant Financial Hopes to Use Blockchain in its Core Businesses At the TechCrunch International City Event held in Hangzhou this week, Zhang Hui, the director of Blockchain...

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