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WannaCry Ransomware Infects Computers Across The Globe, Despite Kill Switch Discovery

WannaCry ransomware, a malicious malware tool, initiated a worldwide cyber attack that was launched 12 May, 2017, infecting upwards of 200,000 computers in 99 countries asking for ransoms in the cryptocurrency bitcoin. In nearly 30 languages the ransomware is reportedly… Continue Reading →

New Anonymous Cryptocurrency INTCoin to Launch in June

New blockchain project INTCoin has announced its launch for the beginning of June and is currently undergoing a presale for its cryptocurrency targeted at early adopters. INTCoin leverages the blockchain’s capabilities to create a digital currency with instant transactions and… Continue Reading →

Social Blockchain Startup Alice Uses Ethereum to Help London’s Homeless

UK-based charity St Mungo’s has teamed up with social technology startup Alice in an effort to create better transparency with regard to donations made by the public by leveraging the Ethereum blockchain. According to the Public Trust and Confidence Report… Continue Reading →

Countr POS To Add Bitcoin Payments For More Than 3,000 Merchants

Countr POS, a Dutch company based in Amsterdam providing point of sale software for more than 3,000 merchants in Europe, has announced a strategic partnership with Coinify, a blockchain payment service provider (bPSP), to allow customer payments in 14 cryptocurrencies… Continue Reading →

China to Issue Bitcoin Trading Regulations in June

New regulations are expected to affect Chinese bitcoin exchanges as soon as June. Citing anonymous sources on the matter, Chinese media outlet Caixin reported that the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) is about to issue new regulatory guidelines for bitcoin… Continue Reading →

Blockchain FX Startup Cobalt Attracts Citadel Securities and XTX Markets to its Service

UK-based fintech startup Cobalt has added electronic trading houses Citadel Securities and XTX Markets to its impressive list of participants who have committed to become users of its new blockchain-based institutional forex settlements platform. Cobalt has developed a post-trade processing… Continue Reading →

Blockchain Called: It Asked To Borrow That Outfit!

Blockchain technology has made a warmly welcomed appearance in the fashion industry. A forward-thinking fashion leader, Martine Jarlgaard, is using the distributed ledger so that her clothing company will be accountable for the story behind the making of its garments…. Continue Reading →

Issuing Stablecoins in the EU Set to Be More Difficult in a New Crypto Proposal

As digital currencies take root, the EU plans to set up a body of watchdogs comprising national and European authorities to oversee what they term as “significant development in the crypto scene” as per a recent cryptocurrency draft proposal submitted… Continue Reading →

Severe Bitcoin Network Vulnerability Secretly Patched 2 Years Ago Comes to Light

The bug could have eroded Bitcoin’s credibility as the premier cryptocurrency. “Severe” Bitcoin Bug Secretly Patched According to a report by Coindesk, a previously undisclosed vulnerability in the Bitcoin Core software could have enabled hackers to compromise the network’s famed… Continue Reading →

IOTA Foundation-Led Cost-Efficient Energy Trading Platform Is Now Business-Ready

The IOTA Foundation-led and EU-Funded project, CityxChange, is business-ready according to a research finding published by the European Commission on Sep 9.  Innovation Radar to the European Commission: CityxChange is Business Ready The initiative which runs till October 2023 aims to create… Continue Reading →

Polkadot Partners With Trace Alliance to Realize Vision of a New Blockchain-Agnostic Internet

Parity Technologies, the parent company behind the popular Web 3.0 Foundation project, Polkadot, has secured a partnership with Trace Alliance, as announced in an official blog post on OriginTrail on September 9. This partnership exhibits a major milestone in achieving… Continue Reading →

VeChain, DNV GL Launch New COVID-19 Risk Assessment Solution for Hotels

VeChain (VET) and its partner, DNV GL has announced the launch of VeTrust, a new COVID-19 risk self-assessment solution for hotels in China, according to a blog post on September 9, 2020. VeChain Launches VeTrust  As business activities gradually return… Continue Reading →

Hyperledger Announces Onboarding of EMURGO Into Blockchain Consortium

Blockchain consortium Hyperledger has revealed in a tweet on September 9 2020 the addition of EMURGO and eight other tech firms into its ecosystem. The onboarding of new members is expected to foster blockchain adoption in different sectors. EMURGO, Visa… Continue Reading →

SaTT’s ICO Hits Its Softcap of 3,360,000 USD – How Does the Future Hold?

The recent achievement of SaTT’s initial coin offering (ICO) is the talk of the town after the company broke the bank by collecting about $1 Million in less than 48 hrs. The company has managed to hit the minimum amount… Continue Reading →

U.S. Set to Compete with China on Global Blockchain Dominance

China may be seeing more competition in the global blockchain scene with the U.S. government making moves to improve the country’s competitiveness in emerging technologies. US-China Tussle Goes Blockchain The U.S. Congress is reportedly set to consider a new bill… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin and Ether Market Update September 10, 2020

The total crypto market cap added $7.2 billion to its value since Monday morning and now stands at $335.2 billion. The top ten coins were mostly in green for the last 24 hours with ether (ETH) adding 6.7 percent to… Continue Reading →

Mastercard Launches a Customizable CBDC Testing Platform

Mastercard, one of the world’s largest payment network processors, has launched a customizable central bank digital currencies (CBDC) testing platform for banks to access and explore digital currencies as part of their drive to help modernize payment systems according to… Continue Reading →

Japan’s Dentsu Joins Blockchain Consortium for Content Monetization

Dentsu has joined Japan’s Content Blockchain Initiative (JCBI), a consortium that aims to revolutionize the country’s media and content industry with distributed ledger technology (DLT), according to a Ledger Insights report on September 8, 2020. Dentsu Becomes a Member of… Continue Reading →

TRON’s First Oracle System is Launching Its TRC20 Token BRG – IEO on Sept 15th

Bridge Oracle’s BW IEO launches in five days on September 15th, which introduces the TRON network’s first Oracle System as the solution to mainstream adoption via blockchain smart contracts. 10th September 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Very shortly, Bridge.Oracle will… Continue Reading →

China to Equip Aerospace Center with Blockchain-Based Governance System

Blockchain firm CyberVein is set to  deploy a blockchain-based governance system at a new aerospace center established in China. A Promising Collaboration CyberVein revealed in a medium post on September 8, 2020 that it had partnered with the regional government… Continue Reading →

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