Washington state bills push for blockchain group, digital credentials

by • 7 months ago

New legislation would direct officials and industry groups to explore how blockchain could be used to support government operations.

Blockchain can be 'immense' for state government, North Dakota CIO says

by • 7 months ago

North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley said technologies like blockchain, smart contracts and NFTs have a role to play in state government.

What happened with blockchain in state government?

by • 9 months ago

Very little has happened with blockchain in state government.

Philadelphia unveils 'Blockchain for City Government' project

by • 9 months ago

Philadelphia CIO Mark Wheeler said the city is calling for blockchain and cryptocurrency experts to share their ideas for local government applications of the technologies.

Blockchains backs off 'innovation zones' concept in Nevada

by • 10 months ago

Blockchains founder and CEO Jeffrey Berns said he's pulling out of further talks, citing the absence of "a champion" for the project.

Cities aren't quite ready for blockchain, CIOs say

by • 11 months ago

Technology officials say they're interested in distributed-ledger technology, but that they have a few questions before their cities start investing.

San Jose launches cryptocurrency pilot to close digital divide

by • 11 months ago

San Jose will deploy 20 hotspots that also mine cryptocurrency throughout the city with the aim of subsidizing internet costs for 1,300 households.

MiamiCoin creator says 'every startup city' will get a coin within two years

by • 11 months ago

CityCoins founder Patrick Stanley said he's planning to expand to new locations.

Miami has a new source of income: cryptocurrency

by • 11 months ago

Commissioners voted to allow the city to dip into proceeds of the cryptocurrency, which so far total $4.3 million in value.