Chinese City Offers Rent Subsidies, Cash Rewards to Blockchain Businesses

Fuzhou, China is offering rent subsidies to blockchain businesses in a bid to accelerate the industry’s growth, the state-run People’s Daily reported on June 11. The incentive is part of three measures designed to help the sector, and will enable companies to receive up to 600,000 yuan ($86,800) in relief on rent bills […]

Report: Chinese E-Commerce Giant Has Applied for Over 200 Blockchain Patents

Chinese e-commerce giant has applied for over 200 blockchain patents, according to a report by Securities Daily News on May 20. The report also notes that major e-commerce competitor Alibaba has applied for 262 blockchain patents, and Chinese internet titans Tencent and Baidu have applied for 80 and 50 […]

Rakuten and Techrock Partner for Anti-Counterfeit Blockchain-Based Solution

Photo: Coinspeaker Techrock is a blockchain-based supply chain and e-commerce company that provides end-to-end product tracking and authentication for consumer products. The potential of distributed ledgers (i.e., blockchains) in supply chain management and logistics has been touted extensively over the last several years – with the UN even conducting several […]