Over the past few weeks, Libra has probably become the most discussed topic in all media outlets. There is a lot of speculation around the topic: someone views initiative as a threat, while others believe that it is a long-awaited breakthrough.
Digital asset security startup Anchorage has recently attracted over $40 million in funding. Investors included Visa, Andreessen Horowitz and other companies.
The company has already applied for registration of its ThinQ Wallet trademark. The digital wallet was earlier implemented in Samsung’s Galaxy S10 smartphone. The company is also creating a cryptocurrency support system in Samsung Pay.
The new payment currency called “Libra” will be launched in 2020. It will allow users to make instant transactions via Facebook, WhatsApp and a separate application.
The Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania Ivy League launched an online course in financial technologies including cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
There was a rather unusual exhibit at the recent Ethereal Summit auction in New York: a virtual dress called Iridescence which had been created using blockchain technology. The lot was sold for an exorbitant $9.5 thousand.
Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) and CMA CGM, two global shipping leaders, have both joined the TradeLens blockchain platform.
Ernst & Young (EY), a Big Four Accounting firm, has introduced a patented blockchain solution that will allow Asian customers to check the quality and origin of European wines.
Shinhan Bank, one of the oldest South Korean financial organizations, has recently launched a lending platform based on blockchain. This measure will speed up the process of speeding up the lending process for businesses and individuals.
There are thousands of cryptocurrencies in the world today. According to the Coinmarketcap analytical portal alone, there are 861 of them. In fact, there are many more digital coins as the portal does not add...
London-based football team West Ham United is partnering with blockchain platform Socios.com to launch their own ecosystem of tokens for fans. This was revealed in a press release on April 30.
Taiwanese household electronics giant HTC has announced plans to release a second-generation blockchain-oriented smartphone this year. The news was shared by local media.