Polymath partners with 7Pass for cannabis market security token

Polymath, a decentralized platform for security tokens, has partnered with 7Pass, an investment company involved in the global legal cannabis market, to create a private security token. 7Pass plans to use these tokens to open up investment opportunities for accredited...

Chinese Communist Party publishes blockchain guide

People's Daily, the mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, has published a guide for blockchain titled, "Blockchain — A Guide for Officials." The guide consists of 20 articles meant to help officials understand blockchain technology, according to a report by...

Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin sues AT&T for 'permitting $24M theft'

Michel Terpin, an entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor, has filed a lawsuit against AT&T on 16 counts of fraud, gross negligence, invasion of privacy and other violations.

Fineqia establishes subsidiary in Malta

Fineqia International Inc. has established Fineqia Investments Ltd.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, other cryptocurrency values fall as much as 10 percent

Bitcoin's value has dropped to $5,975.21 and Ethereum has fallen 7.3 percent to $263.09. Other cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Stellar, XRP and EOS also dropped significantly overnight, according to a report by Business Insider. There are many possible reasons for this decline in value.

Vietnamese businesses stop importing bitcoin mining equipment as government considers ban

Vietnamese businesses and citizens have stopped importing bitcoin mining equipment since last month, as the Vietnamese government considers suspending mining imports. The HCM City Customs Department reported that businesses and individuals imported more than 3,664 mining rigs in the first...

The World Bank to issue blockchain bond

The World Bank, an international financial institution, is launching a global blockchain bond. The bank partnered with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to manage the bond, which is expected to raise $73 million, according to a report by CNN Tech....

Bitcoin value drops to $6,200 as SEC delays ETF decision

Bitcoin's value dropped 6.7 percent after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission delayed its decision on a proposed bitcoin exchange-traded fund. VanEck, an investment firm, teamed up with Solid X to launch the ETF, which is backed by bitcoins rather...

Korean pop singer Amber Liu partners with blockchain music streaming service Uplive

Amber Liu, a Korean pop singer, has partnered with Uplive, a live music streaming service, for its launch in the U.S. Uplive uses blockchain technology to allow users to send virtual gifts to musicians and other content creators, which they...

Starbucks customers could soon trade bitcoins for lattes

Starbucks has officially partnered with Intercontinental Exchange Inc., a bitcoin exchange, to form a new company called Bakkt. This company will make an integrated platform to allow customers to, "buy, sell store and spend digital assets on a seamless global...

HashCash ICO intros platform to help startups launch ICO tokens

HashCash ICO Platform has launched its ICO Launch Solution for enterprises and startups looking to provide initial coin offering tokens. The platform allows companies to list their tokens on the Paybito cryptocurrency exchange to facilitate trading with other exchanges, according...

SmartGridCIS partners with GridPlus for blockchain energy solution

SmartGridCIS, a provider of utility billing and CIS solutions, has partnered with GridPlus Texas to introduce blockchain technology for energy purchasing and management. GridPlus will use blockchain to automate payments and give customers greater control over their energy use, according...

Usave Blockchain partners with GMEX Group for eco-responsible digital gold trading

Usave Blockchain recently partnered with GMEX Group to launch the digital Monaco Gold Spot Exchange for secure trading of physical "eco-responsible gold," according to a press release. Usave's platform tracks gold from mine to market to ensure that it is...

Malta aims to become blockchain hub

The island nation of Malta is aiming to integrate blockchain into its transportation and education systems. The Maltese parliament recently passed three bills to set up a regulatory framework and power innovation in blockchain, according to a report by CNN...

IBM launches blockchain proof-of-concept platform for financial services

IBM unveiled its LedgerConnect proof-of-concept blockchain platform today. The company teamed up with CLS, a foreign exchange market infrastructure firm, to design the platform for financial services, according to a report by CNBC. LedgerConnect will provide a variety of services...

BitMEX breaks records with more than 1M bitcoins traded in 24 hours

BitMEX, a virtual currency trading platform, facilitated the trade of more than 1 million bitcoins within 24 hours on July 24. This surge came following the news of bitcoin's price soaring to more than $8,000, according to a press release....

Film financing cryptocurrency DreamCoin launches at Comic-Con

DreamCoin cryptocurrency launched July 19 at San Diego Comic-Con. The cryptocurrency was developed to raise film financing by issuing tokens for every film frame, thus allowing audiences to own and trade pieces of the film, according to a press release....

B21 partners with Flexepin to enable cash-to-crypto investing

B21, a personal wealth manager for crypto assets, has formed a partnership with Flexepin, a cash voucher provider, to allow users in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and parts of Europe, to fund their B21 investment accounts with cash. According...

Bitcoin climbs above $8K for first time since May

The price of bitcoin topped $8,190 today, reaching its highest point since late May, according to a report by Business Insider. The virtual currency fell 35 percent in value at the end of June, bottoming out at $5,900. Analysts have...

Farmobile intros blockchain-powered digital exchange for machine, agronomic data

Farmobile LLC has launched its Farmobile DataStore exchange, a private digital exchange for machine and agronomic data. It uses blockchain technology backed by Intel Sawtooth and Amazon Web Services to boost transparency, according to a press release. The platform collects...

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