China is now home to more than 4,000 companies that have “blockchain” in their registered names. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: Shutterstock

China sees sixfold surge in new companies with ‘blockchain’ in name

The blockchain name game in China echoes the trend during the internet bubble in the late 1990s, when many companies around the world added ‘dot-com’ or ‘dot-net’ to their names

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China is now home to more than 4,000 companies that have “blockchain” in their registered names. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: Shutterstock
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