Shanghai Startup to Use Blockchain to Verify Wine Origin, Fight Counterfeits

Fri, 25 May 2018 02:20:43 CEST

Shanghai-based startup VeChain intends to verify the whole wine supply chain with blockchain technology

German Bank and Steel Conglomerate Execute Forex Transaction via Blockchain

Fri, 25 May 2018 00:50:12 CEST

German Commerzbank and Thyssenkrupp have completed a blockchain pilot transaction of a forex forward worth €500,000

More Americans Will Turn to Crypto If Fed Relaxes Post-2008 Measures, Analysts Say

Fri, 25 May 2018 00:24:14 CEST

As the U.S. Fed considers relaxing post-2008 bank regulations, Americans may conclude crypto is a safer bet, analysts argue

Mining Malware Continues To Dominate Cybersecurity Threats By Seeking Out New Vulnerabilities

Fri, 25 May 2018 00:12:43 CEST

Cryptojacking is fast becoming the biggest cybersecurity threat to businesses, which are being increasingly caught out by old server vulnerabilities

Russia’s Largest Bank to Pilot First Official ICO

Thu, 24 May 2018 22:37:17 CEST

Russian state-owned bank Sberbank and the National Settlement Depository will test the country’s first official ICO using the Russian central bank’s regulatory sandbox

Poland Continues Its Aggression Towards Crypto, But the Community Shows Force

Thu, 24 May 2018 20:19:50 CEST

Polish government orders more anti-crypto social media campaigns, but the market players are ready to defend and cooperate

Spain: Barcelona to Create Blockchain Center in City’s Tech Hub

Thu, 24 May 2018 20:05:35 CEST

Barcelona’s Tech City announces addition of blockchain development center

Diamond Industry Giants Partner With Blockchain Startup to Tokenize Gems

Thu, 24 May 2018 19:11:08 CEST

Two diamond industry giants agreed to sell $20 mln worth of the gems to be tokenized by blockchain startup D1 Mint Limited

Crypto vs. RBI: India’s Banking Bitcoin Battle Shows No Sign of Letting Up

Thu, 24 May 2018 16:50:32 CEST

India’s banking system has taken a harsh stance against cryptocurrencies as banks dig their heels in against crypto

Singapore Fires Compliance Warning at 8 Crypto Exchanges, Orders an ICO to Halt Sales

Thu, 24 May 2018 16:12:52 CEST

Singapore’s central bank sends eight unnamed crypto exchanges warnings about trading unregulated securities

Top Ethereum Token Protocols Which May Replace ERC20

Thu, 24 May 2018 15:32:31 CEST

New ERC-type standards to overcome Ethereum blockchain vulnerability problems and bugs in 2018

UN’s Project Services Arm Partners With IOTA to ‘Expedite’ its Mission With Blockchain

Thu, 24 May 2018 15:25:49 CEST

UN says it is looking to “expedite [its] mission as an organization” using blockchain tech from IOTA

Bloomberg: US DOJ Opens Criminal Investigation Into BTC, ETH Price Manipulation

Thu, 24 May 2018 14:04:59 CEST

Bloomberg reports today that the U.S. Justice Department along with the CFTC are investigating possible BTC and ETH market manipulation

Project Targets Fraud in Advertising With Performance-Driven Smart Contracts for Campaigns

Thu, 24 May 2018 08:42:21 CEST

A new smart contract is being created where publishers only get paid for campaigns if they meet targets set by their advertisers #SPONSORED

Coinbase Announces Launch of Coinbase Pro, Paradex Acquisition

Thu, 24 May 2018 04:49:25 CEST

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced the newest iteration of its GDAX trading platform, Coinbase Pro

American Express Integrates Blockchain To Its Membership Rewards Program

Thu, 24 May 2018 03:03:36 CEST

American Express has launched a blockchain-based rewards program that allows merchants to more specifically target promotions to customers

IBM Announces 1,800 New Jobs in France In Blockchain, AI, and IoT Within Next Two Years

Thu, 24 May 2018 02:29:45 CEST

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty has announced a two-year plan to create 1,800 new jobs in France in areas including blockchain, AI, and IoT

Tom Lee Holds to $25,000 Bitcoin Price Prediction, Cites Three Supporting Factors

Thu, 24 May 2018 00:11:06 CEST

Tom Lee explains why he believes Bitcoin will reach $25,000, even though the leading cryptocurrency is down 41 percent this year

Tim Draper: Blockchain Could Free Individuals From Inefficient Governments

Wed, 23 May 2018 23:23:33 CEST

Venture capitalist and investor Tim Draper said that blockchain could create the perfect government bureaucracy

Altcoin Verge Hacked For Second Time In Two Months, Around $1.4 Mln Stolen

Wed, 23 May 2018 21:34:14 CEST

Anonymity-focused altcoin Verge gets hacked, again, with around $1.4 mln in XVG stolen

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 23

Wed, 23 May 2018 21:10:01 CEST

Prices are fluctuating. Where to? Check it in our latest price overview

Deutsche Boerse: We Are ‘Deep At Work’ Examining Bitcoin Before ‘Moving Forward’

Wed, 23 May 2018 21:03:21 CEST

Figuring out Bitcoin “isn’t the easiest thing to do” but we’re committed to “understanding” it, says Deutsche Boerse

AI-Based Youtube Bitcoin Explainer Trained By Real BTC Guides Gets It All Wrong

Wed, 23 May 2018 18:19:09 CEST

“Hashing the code to get some of that Bitcoin” - just one of the explanations of how Bitcoin works from a new comical AI-created BTC explaining video

Major Japanese Fintech Company Reveals Plans to Launch Crypto Exchange This Year

Wed, 23 May 2018 18:12:07 CEST

A major Japanese fintech company has announced its plans to launch a crypto asset exchange this year

South Africa: Gang Kidnaps 13 Year Old Boy, Demands Ransom of 15 Bitcoins

Wed, 23 May 2018 16:58:05 CEST

The abductors of a 13-year-old boy in South Africa have demanded a “non-negotiable” ransom of 15 BTC ($120,000) for his release

Spanish Central Bank Governor Believes Crypto Brings More Risk Than Benefit

Wed, 23 May 2018 15:49:19 CEST

Bank of Spain governor thinks blockchain is immature but shows promise, and writes crypto off as too volatile and prone to money laundering use

UK Mosque Opens Crypto Donations in National First ‘Bitcoin Ramadan’

Wed, 23 May 2018 15:34:34 CEST

Crypto donations for Ramadan this year have earnt a UK mosque $2000 in a week