South Korea’s NH Bank Debuts Samsung-Backed Blockchain ID System

A major blockchain identification project backed by South Korean tech giant Samsung is being rolled out for first commercial use.South Korea’s NongHyup (NH) Bank has introduced a blockchain-based mobile...

Certik Launches Demo for Language That Aims to Make Blockchain ‘Hacker-Resistant’

Blockchain security firm CertiK has released a demo and language reference manual for its smart contract-focused DeepSEA programming language.Both CertiK and its affiliated R&D academic projects have received funding...

MoneyGram Expands Ripple Partnership with $11.3 Million

According to filings through the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), money transmission network MoneyGram has gained over $11 million from the blockchain-based payments firm Ripple Labs.In a press release...

Binance’s CZ Overtakes Bitmain Co-Founder in New Hurun Rich List

While China now has more billionaires than the United States and India combined, Binance CEO might have more money than any crypto person, a new report says.Binance CEO Changpeng...

Moody’s Gives Thumbs Up to UAE’s Know Your Customer Blockchain Platform

Moody’s Corporation has said that a new blockchain-based Know Your Customer (KYC) platform in the United Arab Emirates is credit positive for the nation’s lenders. According to a report by...

CryptoKitties Creator and UFC to Launch Tokenized MMA Tamagotchis

Dapper Labs, the company behind CryptoKitties, has announced a partnership with leading mixed martial arts promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).According to a press release on Feb. 25, the partnership...

Turkey Taking Center Stage in the World of Blockchain in 2020

Turkey is making huge strides toward becoming one of the world’s premier locations for blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption. A nation that has often been seen as a key strategic...

Unity in Europe — DGen’s Conclusion to Fueling Blockchain Innovation

Besides China’s ongoing struggle with the coronavirus, one of the defining narratives for the world’s largest country entering the new decade was its central bank-issued digital currency. Reportedly in...

CULedger’s DLT-Based Credit Union Platform Is Commercially Live

As the United States continues to actively embrace blockchain, more new blockchain-powered products supported by national organizations continue to mature.CULedger, a major fintech firm coordinated by an American national...

New Blockchain Forensics Tool Developed Through French-Austrian Cooperation

The French cybersecurity company Nigma Conseil and the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) have revealed to have collaborated on developing a new blockchain forensics tool. The agreement was signed...

Token Trading Platform From Russia’s Richest Man Enters Testing Phase

Russia’s richest man, Vladimir Potanin, is making steady headway with his blockchain-based trading platform for industrial assets and commodities.The billionaire’s venture, dubbed Atomyze, launched today, Feb. 25, in test...

Blockchain Proves Warren Buffet Holds Crypto Gift, Says Justin Sun

Warren Buffett recently said that he does not own any cryptocurrency, but Tron (TRX) founder Justin Sun begs to differ. Speaking to CNBC reporter Becky Quick on Feb. 24, billionaire...

Blockchain Security Company CoolBitX Raised $16.75 Million in Series B

CoolBitX, creator of the cryptocurrency-storing CoolWallet, continues to be popular with investors. In a press release today, the Taiwan-based startup announced that it had secured additional funding for expansion.Led...

SEC Approves Next Step of Diginex Nasdaq Listing

Investment holding company 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp. and blockchain financial services and technology firm Diginex have scheduled a shareholders meeting to consider the proposed business merge, as the SEC...

Big Pharma Urges FDA to Use Blockchain for Drug Tracking

25 leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, logistic partners, and other representatives of the pharma supply chain have published a report arguing in favor of adopting blockchain technology to track and...

Fan Token Platform Socios Announces Prepaid Fiat-Crypto Card

Cooperation between fiat currency card issuers and the blockchain industry appears to be proceeding apace.On Feb. 24, sports fan token project Socios announced the launch of an integrated membership...

EOS Network Suffering From Degraded Performance, Says Coinbase

Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said that the EOS network is having some issues.On Feb. 20, Coinbase issued a status update stating, “EOS network has degraded performance. Sends and...

DeCurret Partners with KDDI to Test Digital Currency

As the origin of cryptocurrency, Japan often leads the way when it comes to joint projects between companies in different fields, united by their desire to lead the pack...

Crypto Mining Giant Canaan Partners With Blockchain Firm Northern Data

Two major players in the global blockchain industry have signed a strategic partnership to pool together their technological and operational achievements.According to a Feb. 19 press release, Canaan Creative,...

Experts Weigh in on Adoption Around the World

Blockchain usage is exploding around the world. But despite the technology’s many vocal advocates, the spread of technology is never even. Adoption is limited by a number of factors,...