Exclusive: Microsoft Registers Blockchain and AI Platform for Agriculture in Brazil
Microsoft has registered a suite of applications in Brazil that are designed to improve efficiency in the agriculture sector, according to an exclusive report by Cointelegraph Brazil on June 6.
LocalBitcoins Bans Bitcoin Buying in Iran in Blow to Rising Crypto Commerce
LocalBitcoins has officially shut off service for Iran-based users, a move that follows weeks of rising rial trading volumes on the platform.
ConsenSys CEO Predicts Trump Re-Election, Facebook Breakup and Crypto Revival
It was 2047, not 2019, in ConsenSys CEO Joseph Lubin’s keynote address Saturday in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
FinCEN Says Some Dapps Are Subject to US Money Transmitter Rules
Decentralized applications (dapps) may qualify as money transmitters under U.S. law in certain circumstances, the nation’s anti-money-laundering (AML) regulator said.
Marco Polo blockchain trade finance network adds Austrian Raiffeisen Bank
Today TradeIX announced that the Austrian Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has joined the Marco Polo blockchain trade finance network to run pilots and evaluate the platform.
Three reasons for the growth in trading volume on the DEX-exchanges
Since Bitcoin overcame the psychological mark of $ 5000, the market has revived and, as a result, trading volumes have grown not only on ordinary trading platforms, but also on decentralised crypto exchange. And there are three reasons for that.
Coinbase Tops JPMorgan in LinkedIn List of Most Popular Employers
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has ranked above investment banking giant JPMorgan in LinkedIn’s top 50 U.S. employers list for 2019.
Top 7 Blockchain Development Companies in 2019
Blockchain has blossomed in the past years, with more and more companies and projects using the implementations of this technology to revolutionize and improve various fields and sectors.
ZB.Com User Accuses Crypto Exchange of Reporting Him to Police
A Chinese user of the cryptocurrency exchange ZB.com said that the exchange reported him to local police in a post on the 8btc forum, a major Chinese crypto community, on Jan. 21.
Security Report Gives A or A- Rating to 16% of Major Crypto Exchanges, None Get A+
The latest Exchange Security Report from independent analysts at ICORating has given 16 percent of the world’s biggest crypto trading platforms an A rating, and none of them an A+. The analysis, published Dec. 18, ranked Kraken (A), Cobinhood (A) and Poloniex (A-) as the top three most secure exchanges globally.
TRON CEO Says He Will ‘Rescue’ ETH and EOS Developers From Alleged ‘Collapse’ of Their
Decentralized internet protocol TRON CEO Justin Sun has said the company will build a fund to “rescue” Ethereum (ETH) and EOS developers from “the collapse” of their platforms, in a tweet, Dec. 6.
Malta, Italy Issue Joint Warning Over Potential Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Exchange
Malta has warned citizens about an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange serving its domestic market. Regulators ordered the platform to stop operating in a notice Dec. 5.
India: 'Big Four' Auditor EY to Hire 2K Employees to Develop in Blockchain, AI
“Big Four” auditor Ernst & Young (EY) will hire 2,000 employees in India to expand its digital solution services across blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), automation and tax technologies. The news was first reported by English-language, Indian news outlet The Economic Times and posted to EY India’s official Twitter Nov. 23.
Unconfirmed: IBM, Azeri Central Bank Cooperate on Blockchain Development
IBM and the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) will reportedly collaborate on implementing blockchain technology in the country’s economy, Central Asian-focused Trend News Agency reports October 9.
Online ID Control: Blockchain Platforms vs. Governments and Facebook
We're living at a time of unprecedented concern over identity. Fears abound that our personal data is being abused by distant third-parties, while this data has become more valuable to us at a time when our identities and the identity politics we base around them have become more central to our lives. It's in this context that blockchain technology has appeared, and while its application beyond cryptocurrencies is still limited, protecting our online identities and data more securely looks set to be one of its most central applications.
Capital One Seeks Blockchain Patent for 'Collaborative' Authentication Tool
U.S. banking giant Capital One is working on using blockchain technology to usher in more convenient and secure user authentication methods for instances such as banking security.
China's Answer to Reddit Is Launching a Crypto Token
One of the oldest and most popular social networking platforms in China is launching its own crypto token in an apparent bid to boost declining user activity.
India Considers New Tax on Cryptocurrency Trades
India is weighing up whether to impose goods and service tax (GST) on cryptocurrency trades, a report suggests.
Ontario Regulator 'Gathering Information' on Crypto Trading Platforms
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is looking into the activities of cryptocurrency trading platforms that are operating in the province.