US Law Enforcement Traces Bitcoin Transfers to Nab ‘Largest’ Child Porn Site
A U.S. federal grand jury indicted a South Korean citizen for operating the largest child porn site by volume, where visitors spent millions of dollars worth of bitcoin to pay for the illegal content.
16 OCTOBER 2019
Korean Conglomerate CJ Develops Blockchain for Music Copyright
CJ, one of South Korea’s largest conglomerates, is developing a blockchain-based music copyright management system using AWS’ Amazon Managed Blockchain Service, according to local media.
21 SEPTEMBER 2019
National Bank of Kuwait Taps Ripple for New Remittance Service
National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network seeking faster cross-border money transfers.
29 DECEMBER 2018
GMO Quits Selling Mining Machines After Crypto Market Downturn
Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has said it will quit making and selling crypto miners following a year of bear market losses.
27 DECEMBER 2018
TransferGo launches real-time remittance transfers with Ripple
TransferGo announced today that it has begun processing blockchain enabled real-time transfers through Ripple.
6 SEPTEMBER 2018
Nasdaq Blockchain Trial Resolves Margin Calls 'in Minutes'
A group of industry stakeholders has developed a blockchain platform to transfer collateral to central counterparties when trading securities.
20 JUNE 2018
Major Banks Pilot Successful Thailand-Singapore Blockchain Remittance
A joint effort by major banks in south-east Asia has led to a successful blockchain-powered cross-border funds transfer in real-time from Thailand to Singapore.
23 MAY 2018
Multiple Exchanges Suspend ERC20 Token Trading Due To Potential BatchOverflow Bug
Crypto exchange Poloniex has suspended all ERC-20 (Ethereum-based) token deposits and withdrawals, and HitBTC has initiated an internal inspection that takes deposits and transfers offline, following OKEX’s decision to halt ERC20 deposits earlier today after the discovery of a potential new smart contract bug called batchOverFlow.
25 APRIL 2018
California Bill Would Legally Recognize Blockchain Stocks
California could become the next U.S. state that allows companies to store data - including information about stockholders - on a blockchain.
23 APRIL 2018
€2 Million Donation to Fund World Food Programme Blockchain Project
The European nation of Belgium has contributed €2 million ($2.4 million) to support the United Nation's World Food Programme (WFP) and its technology projects, including its blockchain-based payments pilot for refugees.
20 APRIL 2018