Category Archives: Blockchain

Messaging Giant LINE Launches $10 Million Token Venture Fund

Messaging Giant LINE Launches $10 Million Token Venture Fund Japanese messaging giant LINE has launched a token venture fund with a capital commitment of $10 million via its recently established subsidiary called Unblock Ventures. The publicly traded firm announced the fund in a release on Wednesday and said it aims to invest in blockchain startups in an… The post Messaging Giant LINE

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‘It’ll Happen Anyway’: Andreas Antonopoulos Criticizes Bitcoin ETFs

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) “fundamentally undermine the underlying principle of peer-to-peer money,” Andreas Antonopoulos claimed, adopting a critical stance on the financial instrument. ‘Not Your Keys – Not Your Bitcoin’ As part of his monthly Q&A session with the cryptocurrency community in July, Antonopoulos, who uses the online sessions to address various key aspects of cryptocurrency as suggested by viewers, made clear

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Korean Blockchain Groups Blast Plan to Strip Crypto Exchange Benefits

Korean Blockchain Groups Blast Plan to Strip Crypto Exchange Benefits Several blockchain associations in South Korea are pushing back against a government plan they fear will stifle industry innovation. The groups are objecting to a proposal aired by South Korea’s Ministry of SMEs and Startups on Monday for an amendment to the country’s existing venture business law that would,… The post Korean Blockchain Groups

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Dusk Foundation Partners with Kryha to Immerse the EU in the First Blockchain Consortium to Tackle Privacy

Dusk Foundation Partners with Kryha to Immerse the EU in the First Blockchain Consortium to Tackle Privacy   Amsterdam – August 2018 – Dusk Foundation, the not-for-profit blockchain research organization, is announcing its partnership with Kryha, the project and management company responsible for the development of blockchain-based products. Kryha and Dusk Foundation will complete the technological roadmap… The post Dusk Foundation Partners

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Jeju Island wants to be South Korea crypto capital

Governor Won Hee-ryong of Jeju Island in South Korea has made an official proposal for the island to become the country’s hub for cryptocurrencies and blockchain in general. In a meeting that included the country’s Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister for Economy Kim Dong-yeon, Won asked that initial coin offerings (ICOs) be permitted in his jurisdiction, even though token

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Insurance Ratings Bureau Pilots IBM Blockchain for Automatic Reporting

Insurance Ratings Bureau Pilots IBM Blockchain for Automatic Reporting The American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) is turning to the IBM Blockchain platform to support a new automated insurance reporting tool, the organization announced Wednesday. Built on IBM Blockchain using Hyperledger Fabric, the open Insurance Data Link (openIDL) system is aimed to simplify regulatory reporting by… The post Insurance Ratings Bureau

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Crypto exchange ZB.com set to launch in Malta

Yet another cryptocurrency exchange is joining the growing list of blockchain and crypto companies setting up in Malta, which calls itself ‘the Blockchain Island.’ ZB.com will set up its operations in Europe with the launch of a new exchange in Malta. The company, considered the fifth largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by traded value, will open an office in

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New Transport Layer bloXroute Promises to Solve Bitcoin’s Biggest Problem

bloXroute Labs and a team of Northwestern University students believe Bitcoin’s biggest problem, scalability, can be solved without affecting its chief virtue — decentralization. Northwestern and bloXroute Labs Are Working to Solve Scalability Issue Critics have always identified the limited number of transactions that Bitcoin’s 00 network can process as its most significant problem. They point out that this is

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Crypto Awards 2018 The Best Crypto Companies of the Year

The Crypto Awards 2018 by FINEXPO is going to give a summary of a remarkable year for the Crypto World. All Crypto Expo participants can register on the cryptoawards.com to get access to competing with leading crypto companies for an Award. The final results will be announced on the 26th of October in Suntec City, Singapore. It is going to be a place

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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Recovering, Could Test $550

Key Points Bitcoin cash price is recovering after finding buyers around the $475 level against the US Dollar. There was a break above a short-term contracting triangle with resistance at $490 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is trading with positive signs, but it is approaching key resistances near $535 and $550.

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