“Bitcoin” Records Highest Number Of Searches Since November 2019 On Google
    "Bitcoin" Records Highest Number Of Searches Since November 2019 On Google

    With the market value of Bitcoin going and hovering slightly around the $5000 mark, lot of crypto ethusiasts have been keeping a keen eye on the market. Search Engine giant Google has indicated that, it has a seen a rise in the search for “Bitcoin” over the past 19 weeks … Read the rest

    Elon Musk Labels Dogecoin As “My Fav Cryptocurrency”
    Elon Musk Labels Dogecoin As "My Fav Cryptocurrency"

    Generation X superstar Elon Musk, quiet often takes onto Twitter to tickle a funny bone or two. In a recent attempt to lighten up, Mr. Musk once again proved to the world as to why he is one of the most coolest CEO’s out there! This was all triggered by … Read the rest

    JP Morgan Roles Out Numerous Number Of Blockchain Related Jobs

    The largescale adoption of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology became the talk of the town when mainstream companies started adopting it to rebuild their financial and organizational structure. JPMorgan became the biggest depository in the United States when it recently made news with the launch of its own cryptocurrency, JPM Coin. … Read the rest

    Bitcoin Ransomware Cripples Boston Legal System for Two Weeks

    Over the past two weeks, Public defenders in Boston, (Massachusetts, USA) who are working on cases for indigent clients have been left stranded due to a recent Ransomware attack on the government’s servers without access to emails and other government portals they are crippled.

    The committee of public defenders chose … Read the rest

    Bitcoin Pioneer Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in $4 Bln Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

    In a sudden turn of events, Software engineer and Bitcoin (BTC) pioneer Jeff Garzik has been subpoenaed by a United States District Court in connection with the $4 billion lawsuits against Craig Wright.

    As reported by some media outlets, the lawsuit was initially filed with the U.S. District Court of … Read the rest

    Insurance Giant AXA XL Launches Security Token and Crowdfunding Insurance Service

    According to a Press release published on March 6, Insurance giant AXA XL and insurance technology startup Assurely have jointly launched a new insurance product covering equity crowdfunding and Security Token Offerings (STOs).

    Their product CrowdProtector is designed for investors to protect new online capital formation strategies like equity crowdfunding … Read the rest

    Blockchain startup New Street Technologies raises $2 million

    Former Citibank Executive Sajeev Vishwanathan and Mohit Davar, Chairman of IAMTN founded Blockchain startup New Street Technologies has raised USD$2 Million in funding from Unitus Ventures and a group of angel investors, in a series A round.

    Started in 2017, New Street Technologies is headquartered in Bangalore and deals with … Read the rest

    New Crypto Backed by Gold and Silver Can Now Be Used to Buy Tickets to Sport Events
    New Crypto Backed by Gold and Silver Can Now Be Used to Buy Tickets to Sport Events

    An “evolutionary” monetary system that uses physical gold and silver as the basis for digital currencies has unveiled a series of partnerships as it works to increase participation in its platform and gain support from governments.

    Kinesis argues that backing cryptocurrencies with precious metals help to reduce the “severe price … Read the rest

    India: Ernst & Young To Hire Over 2000 Employees To Work On Blockchain, AI
    India: Ernst & Young To Hire Over 2000 Employees To Work On Blockchain, AI

    “Big Four” auditor Ernst & Young will hire 2,000 employees in India to expand its digital solution services across blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), automation and tax technologies. EY is planning on recruiting the required new talent over the next three years, in parallel to its global plans to invest $1 … Read the rest

    Chinese City in Hunan Province Launches Blockchain Platform for Real Estate Data
    Chinese City in Hunan Province Launches Blockchain Platform for Real Estate Data

    The Chinese city of Loudi has launched a blockchain platform to store real estate data. The platform is backed by land, tax and real estate departments in the city, which is located in central Hunan province. Starting Nov. 15, the new system will let citizens avoid lines and other bureaucratic … Read the rest

    South Korean Hospital to Use Blockchain Tech for Medical Information Services
    South Korean Hospital to Use Blockchain Tech for Medical Information Services

    South Korea’s largest hospital organization, Myongjo Hospital has partnered with local tech company BICube to develop a medical services platform based on blockchain technology. It is understood that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by both the parties. The two parties plan to use blockchain technology to create … Read the rest

    HSBC India Completes Joint Blockchain-Enabled Transaction With India Holding Giant RIL
    HSBC India Completes Joint Blockchain-Enabled Transaction With India Holding Giant RIL

    The Indian subsidiary of major global banking and financial services firm HSBC and India’s holding giant Reliance Industries (RIL) have completed a blockchain-enabled trade finance transaction. The blockchain-powered letter of credit (LoC) transaction, reportedly the first of its kind in India, involved export by RIL to U.S. client Tricon Energy, … Read the rest

    GE Wants to Build Virtual Power Plants Using Blockchain
    GE Wants to Build Virtual Power Plants Using Blockchain

    GE is investigatingblockchainto potentially incorporate the technology into a virtual power plant offering, likely delivered via the company’s Predix platform. According to Steven Martin, GE Power’s chief digital officer; the move was in response to a general trend away from large central generating plants and toward distributed generation. GE has … Read the rest

    StarkWare Raises $30 Million to Solve Blockchain Privacy and Scalability Issues

    StarkWare, an Israel-based blockchain specialist which commercializes a zero-knowledge proof system, has secured $30 million from high profile names within the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including Consensys, Coinbase Ventures, Intel Capital, Pantera, and Sequoia. Netanya-based StarkWare Industries, which was founded in early 2018 to develop its “full proof stack for the STARK … Read the rest

    Visa Partners With IBM To Launch Blockchain-Based Digital Identity System In Q1 2019
    Visa Partners With IBM To Launch Blockchain-Based Digital Identity System In Q1 2019

    Visa is readying its blockchain-based digital identity system for cross-border payments for launch in the first quarter of 2019. The system, dubbed Visa B2B Connect, will provide a blockchain-based digital identity solution for financial institutions to securely process cross-border payments. The system reportedly tokenizes sensitive business data – such as … Read the rest

    Companies On A Mission To Add More Blockchain Engineers To Their Roster
    Companies On A Mission To Add More Blockchain Engineers To Their Roster

    Since the end of 2017, the demand for Blockchain based Engineers has grown by a massive 400%. And it doesnt end here, companies are also willing to pay whatever it takes to get the right candidates on board. A recent survey revealed that the average earnings of blockchain engineers have … Read the rest

    Swiss Startup Aims At Creating Crypto Based Paypal Model To Facilitate Digital Transactions By 2019
    Swiss Startup Aims At Creating Crypto Based Paypal Model To Facilitate Digital Transactions By 2019

    A Swiss startup company is attempting to make using cryptocurrencies for online transactions as simple and safe as using PayPal. The main accusation of the mainstream media against crypto is that it is “a currency that is hard to spend.” Even though, according to CNBC, the total worth of Bitcoin … Read the rest

    Donald Trump’s Former Economic Adviser Joins Blockchain Startup Board

    Gary Cohn — former chief economic adviser to U.S. Pres. Donald Trump — has joined the board of advisers of blockchain-related tech company Spring Labs. In addition to serving in the Trump administration, Cohn has previously worked as COO of American banking giant Goldman Sachs, and most recently served as … Read the rest

    BMW To Host Event For Blockchain In Auto Tech Tournament
    BMW to Host Event for Blockchain in Auto Tech Tournament

    The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI), and the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) have launched a tournament for blockchain applications in vehicles, according to an official press release. The new tournament entitled MOBI Grand Challenge reportedly intends to develop “the first viable” blockchain-powered network of vehicles and system to coordinate machines, … Read the rest

    Opera Forms Alliance With Ledger Capital To Develop Blockchain Applications

    Opera has partnered with blockchain advisory and financial services firm Ledger Capital to explore possible blockchain applications. The two companies are looking to investigate applications and use cases of blockchain and how the technology can be deployed within Opera products and its ecosystem. Opera became the first major web browser … Read the rest