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Antshares VM: A Light-Weight Universal Virtual Machine

Nov 14, 2016

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The Leading Chinese Blockchain project Antshares today published the whitepaper of its Virtual Machine, the Antshares VM. The source codes of Antshares VM are also available via GitHub now. The whitepaper introduces a light-weight universal blockchain VM, which can be utilized by ...

Hyperledger’s Next Act: A Blockchain Bridge to China

Nov 10, 2016

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If blockchain is done right, borders will begin to disappear. Immutable, shared ledgers of transactions and goods could come to serve as a reminder that everything we grow, build, buy and sell comes from the same tiny planet. But this future is far from guaranteed, and the various block...

Chinese Government Hosts Blockchain Conference

Nov 8, 2016

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The Chinese Government is taking a new look at blockchain technology’s promises. Its new approach became clear this week when it hosted the two-day First World Blockchain Conference in Changsha. And speakers weren’t afraid to use that once-scary B-word: Bitcoin. The conference was ...

Synereo Bringing Decentralized Social Media to China

Oct 27, 2016

8BTCNews

Author Andrew Wagner Synereo's first and most well-known decentralized application is their Social Media Layer, a decentralized social media platform. This could have revolutionary applications in mainland China, where social media is heavily controlled by the government, and the Chin...

Can blockchain make food safer in China?

Oct 20, 2016

Thor_Olavsrud

Aiming to secure the food supply chain and improve traceability, IBM is working with Walmart and Tsinghua University to use blockchain to enhance food safety in China.IBM, in conjunction with global retailer Walmart and Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, is harnessing blockchain ...

Chinese Government Publishes Blockchain Financial Whitepaper

Oct 19, 2016

Jon_Southurst

In a surprise move, the Chinese government’s primary information technology ministry has published a research paper detailing blockchain’s benefits. Although it looks at many industries, the paper highlights the financial sector for blockchain technology’s first applications. Contribut...