Data Privacy in a Post-Murphy Landscape

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, Blockchain, Innovation, Opinion, Regulation | January 10, 2019 By:

The Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association (“Murphy”), which removed the barrier to legalized sports betting, has not only opened the door to traditional sports betting in casinos, but in certain states, has allowed for the expansion of sports betting to online and mobile platforms.


Kin Foundation Sets Phase 2 Of Developer Incentive Program

Announcements, Innovation | January 9, 2019 By:

The Kin Foundation, the nonprofit governance organization for the cryptocurrency Kin, which powers the popular messaging app Kik, has set the second phase of its developer program.

The formal announcement on the Kin Developer Program arrives next Tuesday, Jan. 15. The initiative will offer 100 developers a chance to earn over 100M Kin and fiat rewards for successfully launching their own Kin economies over a four-month period.


Abu Dhabi Ponders Its Blockchain Options

Blockchain, FinTech, Innovation | January 5, 2019 By:

The Abu Dhabi government is pondering the role of blockchain in the country’s future.

The government hosted a blockchain workshop in December dedicated to blockchain technology opportunities and challenges, organized by Berkeley Research Group and OpenLedger experts.

The initiative is anchored with the strategic plans of Abu Dhabi development shared by more than 20 representatives from different governmental agencies.


Blockchain For Insurance In 2019: Beyond The Back Office

Blockchain, Event, FinTech, Innovation | December 30, 2018 By:

 While the banking sector’s quest for modernization was a major early driver behind the growth in enterprise blockchain technology, the insurance industry has not traditionally had such a healthy appetite for change. That is, until now.

Over the past couple of years, insurers have migrated away from their conservative image,


Orbs Testnet Comes Online In Advance Of Full Platform Release

Announcements, Blockchain, Innovation | December 24, 2018 By:

Hybrid blockchain Orbs has launched Gamma, a local testing environment that enables developers to prepare for the launch of the Orbs production platform.

Orbs is a universal blockchain productivity layer that complements and scales base-layer protocols. With built-in interoperability features, Orbs empowers decentralized applications and businesses looking for a sustainable stacking solution.