IBM joins Blockchain Identity Consortium alongside Hyperledger

IBM and Hyperledger have joined Microsoft, Accenture and co in Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF), a blockchain identity consortium. The foundation welcomed the participation of...
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UNICEF ICO: Crypto To The Rescue

Token sale events, also known as Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), are getting positive words of approval from one of the unlikeliest of sources: the...
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Saxo Bank Adds Ethereum Based Exchange Traded Notes

Saxo Bank, a heavyweight multi-asset and forex trading agency based in Denmark, has announced it is adding XBT Provider‘s Ethereum Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) to its asset...
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World Bank President: Blockchain Tech Exciting

The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, had very positive words for Blockchain technology, when he made a media appearance yesterday. Speaking during...

JP Morgan CEO, Jamie Dimon breaks Bitcoin silence after just one...

CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Jamie Dimon has spoken against, the bitcoin yet again. His latest remarks come barely 24 hours after he made...
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Blokur – Music On The Blockchain

Andreas Martin-Lopez, former project manager for Universal Music has recently raised over a million dollars for Blokur, a rights management firm for music, thanks...

Accenture to develop Blockchain Platform for Monetary Authority of Singapore and...

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have contracted consulting firm, Accenture to develop and manage a blockchain-based...

ICO: Microlending Startup Ripio raises $31 Million in presale.

Bitcoin startup, Ripio has concluded a presale of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for Ripio Credit Network (RCN) Wednesday. The presale which started on...

Ukraine’s Parliament Proposes a Cryptocurrency Bill

Lawmakers in Ukraine are set to decide on a bill proposed to regulate cryptocurrency in the country. Ukraine’s parliament, Verkhovna Rada received a first...

Bank of Russia moves to shutdown Cryptocurrency Exchanges Online

Bank of Russia has announced plans to shut down websites that offer Cryptocurrency Exchanges. RBC reports that the announcement was made on Tuesday at...

Blockchain Technology: Lufthansa comes on board; partners in ICO with Winding...

Aviation giant, Lufthansa group has announced a partnership with blockchain-based travel distribution Start-up, Winding Tree. The Swiss Start-up is a B2B platform, a decentralized...

First Atomic Swap Between Bitcoin and Ethereum executed by Altcoin Exchange

    Altcoin Exchange, a decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform announced on October 7, 2017, that it has successfully executed the first atomic transfer between Bitcoin and...

Harvard Business Review (HBR) considers Blockchain Technology for Personal Data

Blockchain Could Help Us Reclaim Control of Our Personal Data – HBR Harvard Business Review in an article on its website has described how smart...

Former IMF Chief Economist Kenneth Rogoff believes Bitcoin would collapse

Kenneth Rogoff, currently a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University was the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from...
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Power Ledger – Solar Energy Platform Has $34 Million ICO

Power Ledger, an Australian-based Blockchain company has concluded it’s much publicized Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on Friday 7th October. The company announced on its...
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ICOs And Celebrities – Match Made In Heaven?

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are a new form of crowd funding which startups have embraced wholeheartedly as a solution to their capital investment challenges....
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US Rapper Ghostface Killah floats own Cryptocurrency

US rapper Ghostface Killah (real name, Dennis Coles) has joined the growing list of celebrities getting actively involved in cryptocurrency.  Paris Hilton, Kanye West,...

Sweden’s Central Bank considers floating Cryptocurrency e-krona

The e-krona concept Recently, there’s been a growing trend of top financial players looking into Blockchain technologies with China, UK, Canada all flirting with the...

Ethereum Flash Crash Under CFTC Investigation

Blockchain-based Ethereum Flash Crash comes under CFTC Investigation Investors have been a bit wary about putting their money in blockchain-based digital currencies. First, there was...
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Pfizer, Genentech Looking At Ethereum

Just when you thought the reach of blockchain networks was confined to a certain type of organizations only, two biopharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Genentech...