Interoperability Platform to Use Telos Tech for Cross-Chain Transactions May 26, 2020

Telos announced on May 26 that Transledger will use its blockchain technology to power an interoperability platform enabling cryptocurrencies to move between blockchains. The Transledger platform aims to bring improvements to peer-to-peer applications like decentralized exchanges (DEXs), along with enabling management of coins like Bitcoin (BTC) with faster and more powerful smart contract features. Technology […]

India's Payments Platform Varja Gets the Blockchain Ball Rolling December 27, 2019

While the Indian government is uncertain about the use of cryptocurrency, the National Payment Corporation of India, or NPCI, officially announced its permissioned blockchain-based platform, Varja, to make the payment process easier, faster and more transparent.  After detailed research, the NPCI has developed a distributed ledger technology mechanism to provide a highly secure, tamper-proof database […]

Security Platform Is Up To $2.5B In Crypto Moved A Month 6 Months After Launch November 27, 2019

Digital asset cybersecurity startup Fireblocks announced that it is currently moving more than $2.5 billion in cryptocurrencies each month. In a Nov. 26 press release, Fireblocks revealed that the company has seen a 400% increase in customer growth, and that crypto transfer volumes are growing 150% month to month since the startup announced its launch […]

ConsenSys and WWF Roll Out Platform for Transparency in Philanthropy September 29, 2019

ConsenSys, a blockchain startup founded by Ethereum’s (ETH) co-founder Joseph Lubin, and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have jointly launched the Impactio platform to bring transparency into philanthropy. Per an announcement made on Sept. 24, a new partnership between ConsenSys and the WWF resulted in an Ethereum blockchain-based platform dubbed Impactio designed to supervise and […]

SEC Charges Token Sale Platform For Illegal $14M Securities Offering September 19, 2019

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued ICOBox and its founder Nikolay Evdokimov for conducting an illegal securities offering and for acting as unregistered brokers. SEC says ICOBox’s digital tokens are worthless In a press release on Sept. 18, the SEC claimed that ICOBox and Evdokimov sold the firm’s ICO tokens to […]

Trading Platform EToro Adds Support for Tezos Amid Price Surge August 6, 2019

EToro, a United Kingdom-based exchange and social network for investors and traders, has rolled out trading support for Tezos (XTZ) on Aug. 5. As eToro tweeted today, Tezos, the 16th-top cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is now available for trading on the platform. According to a press release, Tezos has become the 15th crypto asset to […]

Exchange OKEx Launches Data Analytics Platform for Derivatives Trading August 4, 2019

Malta-based digital asset exchange OKEx has launched a new comprehensive data insights platform that covers trading trends for derivatives. According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph, this platform will reportedly allow OKEx users to see real-time data on the exchange’s futures and perpetual swap markets for nine major tokens, including the top cryptocurrencies BTC, […]

US Security Token Platform Adds New Policies to Comply with FinCEN August 1, 2019

Security tokens platform TokenSoft has officially added Know Your Business (KYB) services following a successful alpha test in 2018. The San Francisco-based token issuance platform said in a press release on July 31 that the KYB feature was added in order to enhance customer due diligence (CDD) requirements in compliance with an amendment to the […]

Japanese General Trading Company Backs Blockchain Platform for Wind, Solar July 23, 2019

Marubeni Corp., a major Japanese sōgō shōsha, or general trading company, is now backing a blockchain-based power trading platform. Per a report by Reuters on July 23, Marubeni  has issued a loan to Lithuania-based blockchain project WePower. Per Reuters, the size of Marubeni’s stake in WePower after converting the loan is yet to be determined. […]

Move Aside Apple: Crypto Platform Reveals ‘Premium’ Hardware Wallet in Sleek Video November 29, 2018

A platform which aims to demystify crypto and bring it to the masses through a suite of blockchain-driven financial services has launched its latest product: a hardware wallet that combines “institutional-grade security with a consumer-friendly user experience, beautiful design and premium materials.” In a promotional video not dissimilar from the sleek ads released by tech […]

BBVA and Santander Join EU Joint Blockchain Platform Set to Launch in 2019 November 22, 2018

Banking groups BBVA and Banco Santander have joined the E.U. International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (IATBA), Spanish economic newspaper Expansion writes Nov. 20. The representatives of two Spanish banking groups were invited to an E.U. blockchain roundtable held in Brussels by Mariya Gabriel, the commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, and Roberto Viola, director […]

Coinbase Launches First ERC-20 Token on Platform October 12, 2018

Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has started listing 0x (ZRX) token, according to an announcement published Oct. 11. The move marks the first time Coinbase has added support for an ERC-20 token. ERC-20 tokens are tokens developed and used solely on the Ethereum (ETH) platform, where ERC stands for Ethereum Request for Comment, and 20 […]

BlackBerry Introduces Blockchain-Backed Platform Focused on Healthcare Services October 5, 2018

As part of its pivot into security and computing, software company and former smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has released a blockchain-powered platform. The new product  focuses on the healthcare field, according to a press release published Oct. 4. Per the announcement, BlackBerry has partnered with technology firm ONEBIO to develop a blockchain-backed “ultra-secure” ecosystem. The system […]

Streaming Platform for Gamers Starts Public Beta Testing of Its Own Blockchain September 20, 2018

On Sept. 19, the Play2Live streaming platform for gamers and esports fans has officially announced the launch of the open beta testing of their blockchain streaming platform to the general public. The new blockchain platform aims to let participants benefit from monetization schemes — involving streamers, viewers and esports tournament organizers. As Play2Live told Cointelegraph […]

AI Application Development Platform Dbrain Raises $8M Investment Led by Bitfury and AngelVest August 3, 2018

A syndicate of investors including Angelvest, Bitfury Group, and a consortium of cryptocurrency traders is making a $3 million equity investment to the AI application development platform Dbrain. This comes after an earlier $5 million investment from Bitfury in Dbrain’s DBR token and brings total capital raised to $8 million. Bitfury’s investment in Dbrain also […]

SBI Plans Derivatives Platform, Huobi Eyes 30% Korean Market, Thai Four-Crypto ATM Unveiled August 3, 2018

Exchanges Japan’s SBI Group is reportedly planning to create a crypto derivatives platform. In South Korea, Huobi is taking an aggressive approach and expects to achieve a 30% crypto market share. Meanwhile, a Thai crypto exchange has unveiled an ATM that supports four cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space SBI Plans […]

Japan’s SBI Group to Develop Crypto Derivatives Platform Following New Investment August 1, 2018

Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings will expand its crypto business portfolio by acquiring a 12 percent stake in Clear Markets, according to SBI’s financial results report published July 31. SBI is scheduled to acquire up to 20 percent in the future. Clear Markets is a U.S.-based electronic trading platform developer and operator that offers […]

Blockchain Platform to Promote Japanese Culture Through Movies, TV Shows and Music August 1, 2018

A blockchain-based company says it is seeking to cater to what it calls a growing demand for Japanese culture — creating animations, music, games and movies, as international interest in this industry grows. According to MINDOL’s white paper, the country’s government is investing heavily in a “cool Japan” strategy, designed to showcase powerful content and […]

Media: Crypto Exchange Huobi’s OTC Trading Platform to Support India Rupee Transactions July 30, 2018

Huobi, currently the world’s third largest crypto exchange by daily trading volumes, is set to support Indian rupee (INR) transactions on its proprietary peer-to-peer trading platform, according to an email cited by Crypto News India July 26. Huobi, whose over-the-counter (OTC) service will reportedly offer Indian users zero-fee trading on Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and […]

HyperQuant Platform Development Update July 30, 2018

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Digital Asset Trading Platform Unveils Plan to Share Revenue With Users July 26, 2018

A digital asset trading platform says its “superior circulation capabilities” can help tokens thrive in the crypto world, through financial-level services that enable tokens to be issued more quickly. BitForex claims that many of its rivals lack transparency when launching currencies — and their desire to maximize profits can act as a major obstacle when […]

Qtum Platform Now Available Through Amazon Web Services July 25, 2018

Singapore-based Qtum has launched its decentralized application (DApp) development platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS). With this launch, AWS users and developers will be able to develop and launch smart contracts using an Amazon Machine Image (AMI), made up of Qtum Core, Solidity and Qmix web IDE. Qtum is a hybrid platform, developed by the […]

Gibraltar Stock Exchange’s Blockchain Platform Opens to Public Trading July 24, 2018

The UK Overseas Territory of Gibraltar launched its Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) July 23, a press release confirmed, opening up cryptocurrency trading. The GBX was first announced by the Gibraltar Stock Exchange at BlockShow Asia conference in November 2017 GBX, which will ultimately function as a multifaceted ICO and trading ecosystem, currently offers three crypto-to-fiat […] Automated Crypto Trading Strategies Platform Gets Listed on QRYPTOS July 19, 2018

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Government-Backed Blockchain Trade Platform Launches in Singapore July 19, 2018

CrimsonLogic, a Singapore-based e-government service provider owned by a government agency and a major port operator, has announced the launch of a blockchain platform focused on cross-border trade. The firm’s fully-owned subsidiary GeTS launched the service on Wednesday, according to a press release. Dubbed GeTS Open Trade Blockchain, the platform is a permissioned network that […]