Maxthon, the global Internet browser company, announces it is building the world's first Bitcoin-powered browser for the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain. Maxthon 6 will be the next version of the award-winning browser – with an alpha release expected in late February, and a beta version targeted for March 2020. Since 2003, Maxthon has provided a state-of-the-art, multi-platform web browser that is one of the world's most popular – serving as the default browser for over 670 million users. Since its inception, Maxthon has won many top honors in About.com's Readers' Choice Awards; has been nominated for PCWorld's 100 Best Products; and received a 5-star award from CNET and named "Best Free Software."
Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) ("Riot" or the "Company"), one of the few Nasdaq listed public cryptocurrency mining companies in the United States, received a written notification from the Division of Enforcement of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on January 29, 2020. According to the letter, the SEC has concluded its investigation of Riot, which was originally announced on April 9, 2018, and based on the information the SEC has as of the date of the letter, it does not intend to recommend an enforcement action against Riot, with respect to the matters investigated by the SEC.
The initial speculative trend of the blockchain industry, which gave it a negative appearance, is gradually decreasing. The market is starting to clear itself from this "wild west" brand, and corporations are beginning to look into the available technologies and even integrate them. For many years now some of the major companies with ties to different business fields were developing their own proprietary DLT solutions, as well as supporting the developments by the third parties with investments.
LifeFilez® LLC, a cloud-based subscription service that empowers people to effectively manage important life documents, has developed a strategic partnership with BurstIQ to further develop the blockchain capabilities of its platform. This partnership will be focused on BurstIQ's ability to segment data on-chain, which will allow the life planning platform to deliver state-of-the-art security and privacy tiers for document collaboration.
When it comes to litigation in the highly promising yet still evolving space of blockchain, it looks like it's up to you, New York, New York. The Empire State featured the most active region for blockchain litigation – the Southern District of New York – according to the new Blockchain Litigation Year in Review Report, released today by financial services law firm Murphy & McGonigle.
At the same time of the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, OKEx, the world's largest cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange by trading volume, is also in Davos exploring how a new blockchain-driven financial system should take shape. Lennix Lai, OKEx's Financial Markets Director, has attended two major events in Davos, Russia House 2020 and EmTech Investment Meeting 2020, to share his views in this regard.
WORBLI is pleased to announce that the WORBLI Foundation ("Foundation") has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the "APA") concerning the proposed acquisition of 100% of its assets by AmaZix Capital Limited ("AmaZix Capital") and 0rigin Ventures ("0rigin") in return for ongoing funding and development capital.
At the UN Geneva Meeting 2019, the President and Co-Founder of BlockchainArmy, Erol User, has urged all the institutions, governments, as well as the private sector corporations to join in the initiative called S.O.S, short for Save Our Space. The initiative is meant for beginning an organized space waste management.
WORBLI has recently completed an alpha test of the bountyblok gamification Asana integration. bountyblok and WORBLI have a strategic partnership agreement, whereby bountyblok is able to use WORBLI's AML/KYC compliant architecture to institute new features for applications and businesses requiring compliant payment processing and monetized reward systems. The new gamification feature allows Asana teams to create internal challenges and tasks that earn points and achievements, allowing for simple tracking when team members have completed challenges.
In the past few years, scientists and IoT companies have inserted a tremendous number of sensors in farms and natural environments to collect environmental data. However, an overabundance of sensors designed for this purpose and the lack of a proper recycling system would only exacerbate existing technology pollution issues, i.e., more electronic garbage or e-waste. Flowchain, an IoT Blockchain company based in Singapore, is aware of this dilemma. Jollen Chen, Flowchain's founder and CEO, said, "IoT should not be just a composition of sensors and dashboards. The purpose of science and technology should be people-oriented and nature-oriented, especially when we are discussing agriculture and ecological conservation."