The Agricultural Bank of China has trialled out a blockchain-based loan issuance system, using agricultural land as collateral.
A Canadian Crypto Mining firm is set to become one of the biggest in North America, after acquiring an 85-megawatt substation.
The Bank of Canada has conducted a study, showing that double spending and 51% attacks are unrealistic outcomes for blockchain networks.
The government of Iran is reportedly working on developing a national cryptocurrency, in an effort to fight international financial sanctions.
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority has started an investigation into crypto start-up Envion AG, for failing to obtain a banking license prior to their token sale.
The CME Group has announced that Bitcoin futures trading volume is up by 93%, when compared to 2018’s first quarter.
The Vietnamese Central Bank has banned the import of hardware digital currency mining hardware, citing issues with the management of currency flows.
Three Russian universities are adding blockchain and crypto-related courses, whereas two are offering full masters programs on the technology and the digital economy.
To avoid having local blockchain companies flee to other regions with more lenient regulation, Switzerland has created a working group to encourage banks to provide services and create accounts for these businesses.
The Malta parliament passes three bills on digital currencies and blockchain technology, establishing a supervising authority, alongside implementing friendly crypto legislation.