China is racing ahead to develop its own internet for blockchain and new blockchain solutions after a call from President Xi Jinping to invest in the technology. Unlike 5G and artificial intelligence, though, the US has shown little interest. Illustration: SCMP China is racing ahead to develop its own internet for blockchain and new blockchain solutions after a call from President Xi Jinping to invest in the technology. Unlike 5G and artificial intelligence, though, the US has shown little interest. Illustration: SCMP
China is racing ahead to develop its own internet for blockchain and new blockchain solutions after a call from President Xi Jinping to invest in the technology. Unlike 5G and artificial intelligence, though, the US has shown little interest. Illustration: SCMP
Blockchain

What blockchain is, how it works and how China will lead the world

  • Last year was a big year for blockchain projects in China after President Xi Jinping called for further development of the technology at the end of 2019
  • The Blockchain Service Network is China’s bid to unify disparate blockchain projects while maintaining control at home, but the US appears unconcerned

Topic |   Blockchain
China is racing ahead to develop its own internet for blockchain and new blockchain solutions after a call from President Xi Jinping to invest in the technology. Unlike 5G and artificial intelligence, though, the US has shown little interest. Illustration: SCMP China is racing ahead to develop its own internet for blockchain and new blockchain solutions after a call from President Xi Jinping to invest in the technology. Unlike 5G and artificial intelligence, though, the US has shown little interest. Illustration: SCMP
China is racing ahead to develop its own internet for blockchain and new blockchain solutions after a call from President Xi Jinping to invest in the technology. Unlike 5G and artificial intelligence, though, the US has shown little interest. Illustration: SCMP
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