How smart contracts are shifting the crypto sector’s balance of power

One of the familiar themes seen in previous crypto market cycles is the shifting market caps, popularity and ranking of the top 10 projects that see significant gains during bull phases, only to fade into obscurity during the bear markets. For many of these projects, they follow a recognizable boom-to-bust cycle and never return to […]

A Major Chinese Bank Unveils the Banking Sector’s First Blockchain White Paper

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has released a white paper on blockchain technology applications in finance. According to Sina Finance, the paper is the first of its kind in the banking sector.  The document analyzes the current pain points in the financial sector, and compares Chinese trends in blockchain development to those […]