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Canadian Bankers Association Wants Blockchain-Powered Digital Identification Systems

The Canadian Bankers Association stated that Canada should create a digital identification system that utilizes technologies such as blockchain and biometrics to enable a live video ID verification process. Blockchain-Powered Digital ID for Banking The CBA’s CEO, Neil Parmenter, believes… Continue Reading →

London Blockchain Week Announces Financial Headliners

London Blockchain Week announces Société Générale, Lee Rowley MP, Pillar Project, SVK Crypto, Consensys Enterprise and Blockchain Quantum Impact as event headliners London Blockchain Week is pleased to announce that Société Générale, Lee Rowley MP, Pillar Project, SVK Crypto, Consensys… Continue Reading →

Korea’s Biggest Conference Is around the Corner

Chain Plus Korea, one of the most influential blockchain summit and conference organized by Chainers and MTN (Money Today Network, the 3rd largest Economic Media Group) is about to open on January 23-24 2019 at the Seoul Dragon City in… Continue Reading →

Funds Stolen From Cryptopia Discovered and Frozen On Binance

On January 16, 2019, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao confirmed that the exchange has frozen some of the stolen funds from the Cryptopia exchange hack discovered on their platform. On Ice Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance, confirmed in a tweet… Continue Reading →

Bitfury Steps into the Music Business with the Launch of Bitfury Surround

On January 16, 2019, Bitfury announced the launch of their new open source music platform called Bitfury Surround. It seeks to streamline the various processes of commercializing music as well as the sharing of revenue. From Mining to Music Bitfury,… Continue Reading →

R3’s Corda Network Goes Live, is to be managed by Independent Corda Foundation Network

On January 16, 2019, R3 launched its Corda Network and announced the formation of the Corda Network Foundation what will manage its affairs. Arrival According to the announcement, the network will be managed by its new non-profit body, the Corda… Continue Reading →

Blockstream Launches Beta Version of its Lightning Network-Powered Satellite API

Blockstream, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) company headquartered in Canada, has announced the launch of its Lightning-powered Satellite API Beta Beta, which is aimed at making it possible for anyone across the world to broadcast data via its satellite network… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin, Ether, and XRP Weekly Market Update January 17, 2019

The total crypto market cap is down more than $7 billion for the last seven days as all of the top ten currencies registered double-digit losses. BTC-USD Bitcoin lost nine percent on January 10, 2019, and dropped to $3,712 in… Continue Reading →

Stock Exchange of Thailand Mulls Launch of Digital Asset Exchange this Year

According to a report by Bangkok Post published on January 17, 2019, the Stock Exchange of Thailand is seeking to apply for a digital asset operating license from the Thai Finance Ministry. The development sheds light on the exchange’s plan… Continue Reading →

Report: ICO Founding Teams May Have Profited Nearly $13 Billion

BitMEX Research in partnership with TokenAnalyst has unveiled their latest report on ICOs on January 16, 2019. It attempts to track the $24 billion of tokens that ICO makers had issued to themselves. These tokens are currently worth only $5… Continue Reading →

BitGo Partners With Genesis Global Trading to Offer Users More Liquidity and Security

BitGo Inc., a California-based blockchain security company has announced its partnership with Genesis Global Trading, a digital currency group company that offers clients over the counter (OTC) cryptocurrency trading to enable its customers to trade cryptoassets without having to move… Continue Reading →

Crypto-Exchange BitMEX to Freeze Accounts in the U.S, Quebec to avoid Legal Penalties

BitMEX is going through regulatory pressure and to avoid issues with the SEC the Hong-Kong based exchange has been shutting down users from US and Canada, as reported by South China Morning Post Jan 15, 2019. A global regulatory crackdown… Continue Reading →

Major Oil and Gas Companies Join New Blockchain Oil Trading Platform VAKT

On January 16, London-based blockchain oil trading platform VAKT announced that oil and gas giants Chevron, Total and Reliance have joined its new blockchain-powered commodity trade platform. VAKT Puts Oil onto the Blockchain VAKT’s mission is “to digitize the global… Continue Reading →

New York-based Asset Management Firm Files for Bitcoin ETF

Wilshire Phoenix, a New York-based Asset management firm, has filed for an ETF which will store bitcoin, treasury bills and the US Dollar, January 15, 2019. Coveting the ETF The journey to finally getting a Cryptocurrency ETF has been a… Continue Reading →

Enterprise Blockchain Company – Chronicled Raises $16 Million, Led By Mandra Capital

Chronicled is a company that has been involved with the cryptocurrency space for some time now, as it was founded in 2014. The company recently announced that they have raised  $16 million in Series A Funding, led by an investment firm… Continue Reading →

TRON (TRX) Partners With ABCC Exchange

TRON (TRX) CEO Justin Sun has confirmed a partnership with ABCC exchange, giving ABCC first rights to their TRC10 token, January 15, 2019 Teaming Up According to the announcement, which was confirmed by TRON CEO Justin Sun, ABCC will be… Continue Reading →

Bitfury Partners With BTCBIT to Launch Bitcoin Lightning Network Payments

A team of Bitfury’s Lightning Peach engineers on January 15, 2019, announced its collaboration with BTCBIT, a Poland-based cryptocurrency exchange to launch a Lightning Network payment channel allowing for a safer, faster, and more cost-efficient transfer of digital assets on… Continue Reading →

My Online Security Discovers Spoofing Email Attack Masquerading As BBC’s Website to Generate Bitcoin

My Online Security, a UK-based cybersecurity website has discovered a spoofing attack which masquerades as the BBC‘s website, and redirects users to an affiliate bitcoin generation page and phishing platform, Security Intelligence reports on January 15. Email Scamming For Bitcoin… Continue Reading →

Constantinople Hard Fork Postponed Following Security Audit

On January 16, 2019, ChainSecurity, a smart contact audit firm, released the results of an audit carried out on the Constantinople Hard Fork which was found to be vulnerable to reentrancy attacks. The Hard Fork Launch has since been postponed…. Continue Reading →

Platform Launched in Belarus to Allow Users Buy Traditional Assets with Bitcoin

VP Capital and Larnabel Ventures, two information technology-focused venture firms in crypto-friendly Belarus have launched a platform that makes it possible for users to buy tokenized traditional assets such as gold, oil, shares of companies and more, using bitcoin and other… Continue Reading →

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