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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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 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
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 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, 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 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
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
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
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
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 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