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Over 10,000 Blockchain Companies Were Founded in China in 2020

10 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

On August 8, blockchain data platform Longhash revealed on Twitter that over 10,000 blockchain companies had been established in China in 2020. In only 7 months, 2020 has nearly matched the figure from 2019 and is at just under half as that of 2018....

Hong Kong Will be the First City to Use China's Digital Currency

12 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Abhi K

Local media outlet Southern Daily reported on August 12 that officials from the People’s Bank of China had confirmed that Hong Kong’s Greater Bay Area would be the first region that would use China’s digital currency, DCEP.  China has been testing a...

Jameson Lopp Says That Chinese Mining Dominance Won't Last Forever

10 Aug 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhi K

Cypherpunk, programmer and cryptocurrency proponent Jameson Lopp published a blog post on August 9 that examined the actual threat faced by the dominance of Chinese miners. Lopp argued that the status quo may not last long, as internationally produce...

Hong Kong’s big fortunes run away with their gold

12 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments patou

Relations between China and Hong Kong continue to be strained. Some investors choose to relocate part of their investments, including gold, fearing political instability. As gold has just hit a new record, trading at $ 2,000 an ounce, many Hong Kong...

VeChain Enters Second Phase of Partnership with Shanghai Natural Gas

11 Aug 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhi K

VeChain (VET) and Shanghai Natural Gas are entering the second phase of their partnership, according to local media reports published on August 9. This phase of the partnership will focus on efficiency and transformation of Shanghai Natural Gas’ work...

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan, China

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in the Hunan province of China is one of several parks in the Wulingyuan Scenic Area, which was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was actually recognized as t...

Qingdao, Shandong, China

10 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Qingdao is a large city with a population of over 9 million located in the Shandong province of China. A major seaport, naval base, and industrial center, Qingdao is also an important economic hub in the area. Qingdao is also home to the Tsingtao bre...

China's state blockchain platform has added support for 6 public blockchains

11 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

The Chinese Infrastructure blockchain platform (BSN) has launched an international version of the site and added support for six public blockchains. One of the goals of launching the portal is to attract developers from all over the world to the proj...

IRISnet Monthly Report

8 Aug 2020 5 minute read 1 comment Cosmos Network Family and Friends

Hi Community,Welcome to IRISnetwork’s first monthly recap!This past month has really been incredible, full of news, and full of anticipation of the future of the project.Impossible not to mention the announcement of the collaboration with BSN and the...

Bitcoin Halving and the Looming Chinese Digital Currency

4 May 2020 1 minute read 2 comments cryptoramble

The Bitcoin halving is coming around. What does it mean? Or what could it mean? And here's a reminder about a looming threat happening with China. It may seem distant but it can affect the rest of us in the long term. https://bitcoinblockhalf.com ht...