Thales and Chain Join Forces to Provide Secure Enterprise Blockchain Solution

The blockchain is known to be one of the most secure ledgers. But given the open source nature of the cryptocurrency platforms, companies harbor few apprehensions about implementing them directly into their operations. However, they are more open towards utilizing… Continue Reading →

BitPay Announces Bitcoin Holiday Schedule! A Joke or Not?

BitPay, the leading cryptocurrency payments company on April 1, 2017, reported on its blog that it is going to declare few days each year as Bitcoin holidays, where they are going to work on blockchain maintenance or a short vacation…. Continue Reading →

Bank of Tokyo to Soon Implement Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Fund Transfer Solution

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, a popular banking institution in the Asian nation has collaborated with other banking groups to kick start the use of blockchain technology for cross-border funds transfer. The new solution is expected to go live next year,… Continue Reading →

CySEC Issues Advisory against Investments in XECoin, Cracks down on Forex Platforms

Cryptocurrencies are a dime a dozen. The evolution of cryptocurrencies started with Bitcoin and thanks to its open source nature; many people ended up creating their own versions of altcoins. While few significant ones solve real issues, many cryptocurrencies are… Continue Reading →

Kraken Adds a New Asset, Tether to Its List of Crypto-Offerings

The leading cryptocurrency trading platform Kraken has expanded its offering by including support for a new crypto asset —Tether (USDT). The platform announced the new development in its latest blog post. The inclusion of USDT now makes it possible for… Continue Reading →

Japan Officially Recognises Bitcoin as Currency Starting April 2017

Bitcoin has finally gained the recognition of a mainstream currency along the lines of other fiat currencies. The privilege follows the implementation of a new law in Japan which categorizes Bitcoin as a legal payment option within the country. The… Continue Reading →

Cryptocurrency Certification Consortium to Standardize Security across Crypto-Platforms

The number of hacking incidents involving cryptocurrency exchanges until now shows that the security features implemented by many platforms aren’t enough and are in need of an overhaul. If it is indeed true, then the recent initiative of the Cryptocurrency… Continue Reading →

Fred Wilson: Coinbase and Other Crypto-Companies Are Like Wall Street Banks in Its Early Days

The cryptocurrency ecosystem, created with the launch of Bitcoin in 2009 has gone mainstream, sans the recognition as legal tender by most governments in the world. Bitcoin and other altcoins like Dash are on the verge of creating a global… Continue Reading →

Ledger Hardware Wallet Raises $7 Million in Series A Funding

The rapidly growing cryptocurrency community, combined with proportionally increasing cyber threats has made security a top priority for many. These recent developments have created an ideal market for hardware wallet businesses. Sensing the opportunity, few leading investment firms led by… Continue Reading →

Indian Bitcoin Community Signs Petition Demanding Legal Status for Cryptocurrencies

The Indian cryptocurrency ecosystem recently woke up to a shocking news on leading media outlets. It was reported that the use of Bitcoin in the country is illegal and could attract penalties under anti-money laundering laws. However, the report was… Continue Reading →

ShapeShift Raises $10.4 Million in Series A Funding

The popular crypto-to-crypto exchange platform, ShapeShift has announced the successful completion of its latest Series A funding round for a sum of $10.4 million. The investment in Switzerland-based platform founded by Erik Voorhees was led by Earlybird Venture Capital and… Continue Reading →

Russian Exchange Platform MaRSe Now Supports DASH, BitPanda Follows

DASH, the fastest growing cryptocurrency has expanded its footprint by getting listed on the leading Russian cryptocurrency exchange service, MaRSe. With this inclusion, the offline cryptocurrency exchange now supports both Bitcoin and DASH. The third largest cryptocurrency in terms of… Continue Reading →

Trafigura Plans to Use Hyperledger Blockchain for Trading Crude Oil

The use of blockchain technology for rapid trade settlements is a concept that has been tried and tested by multiple stock exchanges across the world. Few have also gone ahead and implemented those solutions into their platform. But for the… Continue Reading →

Stellar Announces Second Round of Lumen Giveaway to Bitcoin and Ripple Communities

Stellar, the cryptocurrency platform with global financial inclusion as its mission has announced the upcoming Bitcoin-Lumen giveaway program. The program that strives to increase the participation of Bitcoin community members in Stellar’s initiatives is not a new thing. The second… Continue Reading →

Chainalysis and Nets to Help Banks Validate Bitcoin Transactions

The mainstream banking and financial industry has been apprehensive about extending support for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies due to their independent and pseudonymous nature., The mainstream financial sector is bound by various rules, regulations and compliance requirements that make it… Continue Reading →

SAP Joins HyperLedger, as Enterprise Blockchain Wave Sweeps In

The increasing adoption of distributed ledger technology by companies has made it hard for the enterprise solutions providers to ignore the blockchain. In order to keep up with the changing times, SAP – a leading proprietary enterprise solutions provider has… Continue Reading →

Deloitte Offers an Opportunity for People to Pay for Their Meals with Bitcoin

Deloitte, one of the “Big Four” auditing firms in the world has taken a huge step towards Bitcoin adoption. The company, which has been supportive of cryptocurrency technology adoption and its benefits has started accepting Bitcoin payments at its “in-campus”… Continue Reading →

The Competition to Attract Fintech Companies Continues, EU Undercuts UK with Passporting

The year 2017 can as well be called the “Year of Fintech”, thanks to the development in the fintech sector driven by blockchain infrastructure and smart contract applications. With the traditional banking and financial institutions across the world increasingly expressing… Continue Reading →

Bajaj Displays the Potential of Blockchain Technology to Revolutionize Indian Manufacturing Sector

In recent days, the Indian government has been making a hard push to strengthen the country’s manufacturing sector with its “Make in India” campaign. While this campaign encourages companies and entrepreneurs to manufacture things within the country, the blockchain technology… Continue Reading →

Blockchain Powered IoT Vaccine, NeuroMesh Scores at MIT 100K Accelerate

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is currently underway. As companies work on developing interconnected IoT devices by utilizing a variety of technologies including the blockchain technology, it opens the whole infrastructure to new levels of threats. NeuroMesh, a trusted… Continue Reading →

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