Blockchain-based supply chain platform canned by IBM and Maersk

United States technology company IBM and Danish logistics firm Maersk have decided to discontinue their co-developed blockchain-backed supply chain platform, TradeLens, citing a lack of “global industry collaboration” as a key reason behind the decision. Maersk stated on Nov. 29 that it has begun taking immediate action to cease operations on the platform which should […]

New study reveals which US cities lead crypto hires in 2021

Metropolises led the crypto-related hires in the United States during 2021, but jobs in the space are well dispersed around the country, LinkedIn data revealed. A new study conducted by LinkedIn for Bloomberg shows that there is not a single hub for crypto or blockchain specialists in the United States. Searching through LinkedIn members in […]

Bakkt shares skyrocket after partnering with Mastercard and Fiserv

The share price of the Intercontinental Exchange-backed crypto services company Bakkt ($BKKT) has surged as it unveiled two partnerships with major global payments firms. On Monday 25 Oct., Mastercard announced it would be working with digital asset platform Bakkt to allow its customers based in the United States to buy, sell and hold digital assets […]

Thailand’s tourism authority is considering creating its own utility token

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is considering creating its own utility token to capitalize on the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies. Named after the agency’s acronym, the plan to launch TAT coin will have to navigate through Thailand’s complex legal framework and regulations before coming to life. The Bangkok Post reported today that the TAT […]