Bankers Continue to Switch To Crypto As Wild West Days Are Numbered

Bankers Continue to Switch To Crypto As Wild West Days Are Numbered Bankers continue to come from traditional financial roles to Blockchain related projects. Leaving behind them a salary of up to seven figures shows a strong belief in the future of digital currencies. The lure of a young but quickly maturing marketplace is growing stronger.…

London Stock Exchange Partners With IBM to Develop Securities Data Blockchain

London Stock Exchange Partners With IBM to Develop Securities Data Blockchain The London Stock Exchange (LSE) subsidiary Borsa Italiana has announced plans to digitize securities certificate data with the adoption of IBM Blockchain. The partnership between LSE and IBM will give small private European companies the opportunity to interact with shareholders and vice versa. It…

Details Emerge on Singapore Central Bank’s Blockchain R&D

Details Emerge on Singapore Central Bank’s Blockchain R&D The Monetary Authority of Singapore has revealed a three-step plan to connect the world’s central banks via distributed ledger technology. The two-phase effort called “Project Ubin” would see global central banks settling cross-border transactions in real time via a blockchain. Unlike the current system, where only high-value or…

Brickblock, a Smart Contract Driven Investment Platform

Since the inception of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency community has grown exponentially. Thanks to the increased adoption of Bitcoin and the rising use cases for its underlying blockchain technology, there are a number of new projects out there in the market solving various problems. With the rise in the number of crypto-platforms, it has become increasingly

Dubai Set to Achieve Goal of Becoming First Blockchain Government by 2020

Dubai Set to Achieve Goal of Becoming First Blockchain Government by 2020 Dubai is quickly achieving its goal of becoming the world’s first blockchain-powered government to utilize the technology for all transactions by 2020. Speaking at the recently held CIOMajlis (Chief Information Officer’s) session on ‘Blockchain Technology,’ Ahmad Al Mulla, chairman of CIOMajlis, said: Dubai is a…

Samourai Wallet Intends to Run BIP 148 Until SegWit is Fully Activated

Samourai Wallet, one of the most innovative privacy-focused wallet service providers in the market, intends to run Bitcoin Improvement Proposal BIP 148 until SegWit is activated Samourai Wallet, one of the most innovative privacy-focused wallet service providers in the market, intends to run Bitcoin Improvement Proposal BIP 148 until the Bitcoin Development team’s transaction malleability

Miners Beware – FairCoin Activates Cooperative Blockchain

Miners Beware – FairCoin Activates Cooperative Blockchain Massive amounts of digital ink have been spilled over the UASF/UAHF Bitcoin conundrum, and as the Aug. 1 deadline approaches, undoubtedly more will come. What’s more, the Ethereum and Bitcoin mining communities are notorious for energy usage that exceeds that of small nations. With all the chaos of

ICO Mania: $1.2 Billion Raised in 2017, $600 Million in the Last 30 Days

ICO Mania: $1.2 Billion Raised in 2017, $600 Million in the Last 30 Days More than $1.2 billion in cryptocurrency was raised through ICOs in the first half of 2017, far outstripping venture capital investment in blockchain and Bitcoin firms. About $600 million was raised in last 30 days alone. A 78-page “Token Mania” document from Autonomous NEXT summarizes…

South African Reserve Bank and Bankymoon to Conduct Trials of Country’s Crypto-Regulations

Central banks of many countries with considerable Bitcoin usage are in the process of drafting cryptocurrency regulations. The South African Reserve Bank is one among them. According to recent reports, the country’s central bank has decided to go ahead and test these regulations before making them permanent. The trial of a number of new regulations

One Strong ICO for a Global Property Store

sponsored Buying property across borders is a convoluted process that is likely to get easier due to a Blockchain based real estate marketplace called Propy. Different countries have different laws regarding property ownership and the registration and transfer processes can vary greatly. Add to this the question of cultural complexity. What if you do not

Anonymous Deliveries: Canada Introduces Blockchain, Tor-Based Delivery System

If this kind of delivery systems sees success in the future, it could lead to a major adoption of Blockchain technology by leading service providers including Amazon. Researchers from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada and Concordia University in Quebec have introduced a Blockchain-based system which utilizes onion routing techniques to facilitate anonymous deliveries.

Kazakhstan Seeks to Become Regional Hub for Cryptocurrency Industry

The Kazakhstan government has announced its intentions to make the country host to “the most favourable business climate” for cryptocurrency and fintech companies. The announcement comes from Kazakhstan’s Astana International Financial Center (AIFC), which plans to operate in collaboration between Deloitte, Waves, Kesarev Consulting, and Ukrainian law firm Justcutum in order to develop a “highly progressive

Nuco Builds Tokenized Blockchain ‘Bridge’ for Enterprise Applications

Nuco Builds Tokenized Blockchain ‘Bridge’ for Enterprise Applications Nuco, a startup founded by a group of former Deloitte employees, has released a new white paper detailing its latest blockchain initiative. Dubbed Aion, the proposed technology aims to connect different blockchains, including private networks operated by enterprises. The idea is that, as more companies turn to the technology…