Blockchain Gamer & Pocket Gamer Connects Hong Kong 2019
OpenSea, Blockade Games and Diginex to attend Blockchain Gamer Connects Hong Kong 2019 this month

(Press Release) The 5th Asia Future Fintech Innovation Conference
Blockchain company DECENT today announced the 5th Asia Future Fintech Innovation Conference, aimed at providing a platform for the development of financial and high-tech industries. The event, taking place on June 26-27 at the Renaissance Caohejing Hotel in Shanghai, China, will focus on digital banking, financial information security, and the benefits of consolidating blockchain technology in finance

(Press Release) LATOKEN Schedules BEF USA to Link VC Funds with Top Crypto Startups
Three cities in the USA: Los Angeles (1-3 May), San Francisco (6-8 May) and New York (9-10 May) are chosen to host the next Blockchain Economic Forum by LATOKEN. It is already the 5th BEF, previously it has been held in Davos (2019), San Francisco (2018), Singapore (2018) and New York (2017).

Propy Continues Global Expansion into Japan, Completing Its First Real Estate Transactions on the Blockchain
Propy, a global proptech real estate platform, today announced the completion of two blockchain-recorded property deals in Japan - the first of its kind in Asia. The properties are both residential plots of land located in the popular St. Moritz neighborhood of Niseko, Japan. The buyers are a group of Hong Kong investors and each step was completed on Propy’s Transaction Platform, which is ideally suited for cross-border deals due to its strategic functionality enabling all parties, including buyers, sellers, agents, and lawyers, to communicate and sign contracts safely and securely.

(Press Release) 3000 Attendees Gathered at Blockchain Life Forum in Singapore
On April 23-24 more than 3000 attendees from 70 countries gathered in the world’s blockchain capital — Singapore. Top crypto companies (Binance, Huobi, Listing. Help, crypto messenger ELVN and others), world famous experts (Tim Draper, Roger Ver, Alex Reinhardt and others), mining giants (Bitmain, Btc.com), representatives of key cryptocurrencies (Litecoin, Dash, Cardano, Neo and others) gave talks about the present and future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies at the 3rd Global forum in Asia.

(Press Release) Blockchain Summit Latam 2019 arrives in Mexico City
Blockchain Summit Latam 2019 arrives in Mexico, one of the iconic events of Blockchain and Cryptoassets in Latin America • Mexico City will have the most important event in Latin America around Blockchain and Cryptoassets technology, bringing together more than 50 high level speakers in 2 days full of information and knowledge.

The Global Blockchain Congress 2019: Blockchain and its impact in sustainability, stable coins, privacy and other disruptive technologies
The Bank of Japan, the World Trade Organization, the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Economic Forum will participate in a global congress where a direct dialogue will be established to outline the future of the industry.

(Press Release) Crypto summer in Berlin: This year’s UNCHAIN Convention arranges celebration days with high profile crypto pioneers again!
The second edition of UNCHAIN Convention, which will be held June 14-15 in Berlin, has revealed its final agenda. This year, the conference, recognized as one of the last year’s top-10 blockchain events, boasts a lot of outdoors activities in Germany’s urban melting pot for entrepreneurs and those who love Berlin’s lifestyle.

Blockchain-as-a-Service: Latest Battlefield for Tech Giants
Microsoft announced a set of new Azure service that span from AI, IoT, mixed reality and blockchain. The company will release further details about the hybrid cloud and edge computing at the Microsoft Build conference, according to the press release published on its website 2 May.

(Press Release) NEXT BLOCK ASIA + Fabulous Asia Fashion TV After Party
Bangkok, Thailand will host the 2-day NEXT BLOCK ASIA “Beyond Crypto” by Krypton Events and CoinAdvice on 25-26 June 2019 at the W Hotel. The conference will bring together experts from CRYPTO and BEYOND, combining the best of Blockchain, CFD and Affiliates with the next generation of traditional finance.

20% of the Top 10 Global Grocers will use Blockchain By 2025
Gartner Inc’s press release published on 30 April, top 10 grocers in the world will be using blockchain by 2025 to enable visibility to freshness, quality and production for food traceability and safety. The press further highlighted the blockchain technology can be ideal to encrypt the data of food source, transit temperature and freshness of the food.

U.S. Department of Energy Explores Blockchain in Power Plant Security
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) had announced an electric grid security project had entered into the 2nd phase according to the press release on 10 April.

Italian Insurance Giant Streamlines Employee Benefits with Blockchain!
The global consulting firm Accenture is now partners with Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) under the Generali Group to provide a blockchain based solution for employee benefits, according to the press release published on 16 April.

(Press Release) Malta A.A. & Blockchain Summit expects 5000 visitors
The Malta A.I. & Blockchain Summit, in partnership with CC Forum Blockchain, AI & Digital Innovation, expects to welcome more than 5,000 attendees, 400 exhibitors, and 1500 investors through its doors tomorrow, as the blockchain and emerging tech sector focuses its gaze on Malta, the Blockchain Island.

(Press Release) Malta A.I. & Blockchain Awards nominees unveiled
The nominees for the AIBC Awards Dinner, taking place on the first evening of the Malta AI & Blockchain Summit (AIBC) 23rd of May at the Hilton, have been unveiled. The 7 judges of the Awards Dinner had an impressive number of applicants to consider while deciding on the final nominees following the closing of the application on the 7th of May.

What are the Top 4 Skillsets for Blockchain Career?
Big Four Accounting and auditing firm – KPMG published a press release on 16 May that outlines the four crucial skill for blockchain related career. The top four skills are business acumen, tech literacy, data analysis, and hacker mentality.

Samsung to Expose Its Well-Crafted Blockchain Strategy In Annual Developers Conference
The electronics giant Samsung, according to a press release on September 2, has revealed its intentions to present it's blockchain-based corporate strategy next month at the annual Samsung Developer Conference 2019 in San Josè, California.

(Press Release) Blockchain community open to more regulations to make technology more mainstream
Blockchain community open to more regulations to make technology more mainstream

Part 2: State of Hong Kong Blockchain Regulation (Government Press Release)
Part 2 of state of Hong Kong Blockchain regulation

Part 1: State of Hong Kong Blockchain Regulation (Government Press Release)
State of Hong Kong Blockchain Regulation revealed following a question by the Hon Charles Mok and a written reply by the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas W Yang, in the Legislative Council 29 May