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Brazil's Central Bank Plans Blockchain Data Exchange for Regulators
Brazil could soon have a new blockchain platform to ensure the authenticity of information exchanged between financial authorities.
Tether Review Claims Crypto Asset Fully Backed
With its auditor, Tether has finally produced a third-party report proclaiming that its cryptocurrency is fully backed by U.S. dollars - with some big caveats.
Uruguay to Develop Crypto Regulations, Focusing on Innovation
The Uruguayan chamber of fintech has announced the creation of a special committee for the development of crypto regulation framework, BNamericas reported Tuesday, June 19.
Filipino Bank to Launch Japan Remittances Using IBM and Partners
The Philippines' RIZAL COMMERCIAL Banking Corp announced plans to launch blockchain remittances to Japan June 20 in a partnership with two Japanese banks.
Samsung Marries Blockchain, AI in Cello 3.0 Logistics Platform
South Korea electronics giant Samsung revealed a further blockchain implementation in an official announcement June 20, using the technology in a new logistics platform.
UK Crypto Exchange to Launch Litecoin Futures
UK-based crypto futures exchange Crypto Facilities is launching Litecoin derivatives contracts this Friday, according to a Coindesk report Wednesday, June 20.
Crypto Markets See Red After Hack of World's Sixth Largest Crypto Exchange
All of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap are seeing losses today, June 20, as data from Coin360 shows.
US Fourth Largest Mobile Provider Partners on Automotive Blockchain Platform
The U.S.' fourth-largest mobile network operator Sprint has partnered with blockchain startup NXM Labs to launch a 5G connected car platform powered by blockchain technology, the companies confirmed June 20.Sprint, which served 54 million US customers as of October 2017, will use the platform and its LTE network to provide passengers with mobile wifi, vehicle health monitoring and what it describes as the world's "First blockchain powered Internet-of-Things security system that guards against hackers."
Long-Awaited ICON Token Swap Initiates
Founded in 2017, ICON foundation made waves in the blockchain industry as one of the earliest community-focused platforms to connect separate blockchains.
EOS Locked 7 Accounts and It Has Implications for Everyone in Crypto
As the migration from the ethereum blockchain to EOS own blockchain took place, EOS holders had to register their new EOS wallet addresses.
Bithumb Exchange's $31 Million Hack: What We Know
On Wednesday, roughly 35 billion Korean won in cryptocurrency was stolen by hackers from the South Korea-based exchange Bithumb.
A British Crypto Exchange Is Launching Litecoin Futures Trading
U.K.-based cryptocurrency futures trading platform Crypto Facilities is launching a litecoin derivative product.
Nasdaq Blockchain Pilot Handles Margin Calls and Collateral Delivery 'Within Minutes'
Stock exchange operator Nasdaq has successfully tested a blockchain-based Proof-of-Concept that provides an efficient 24/7 securities collateral solution, according to a press release published Tuesday, June 19.
Goldman Sachs CEO: 'Too Arrogant' to Think Crypto Won't Work Out Because It's 'Unfamiliar'
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein reiterated his positive stance on cryptocurrencies in an interview with Bloomberg at the Economic Club of New York, June 19.
Korean Ministry Launches Probe Into Causes of Bithumb Crypto Exchange Hack
The South Korean Ministry of Science and Technology has launched an investigation into the theft of $30 mln from the world's sixth largest crypto exchange Bithumb, Yonhap News reports Wednesday, June 20.
Bithumb Hacked for $31.5 Million, Withdrawals and Deposits Frozen
South Korean Exchange Bithumb confirmed that it temporarily stopped all deposit and withdrawal services subsequent to a large-scale hack.
EOS Block Producers Violate Constitution, Freeze 7 Suspect Accounts
In violation of the rules of the EOS constitution, the project's 21 block producers have frozen seven accounts suspected to be compromised.
Nasdaq Tests Blockchain Use for Covering Margin Calls
A group of predominant industry stakeholders have developed a blockchain platform to transfer collateral to central counterparties when trading securities.
World's Sixth Largest Crypto Exchange by Trade Volume Bithumb Hacked
Hackers have stolen cryptocurrencies worth $30 million from South Korea's leading virtual currency exchange Bithumb, Cointelegraph Japan reported June 19.
TRON Token Migration Notice
The TRON token migration is set to launch on June 21st, 2018.
Freedom of Press Foundation Receives 1000 ETH First Day of Accepting Donations
Since inception, blockchain technology enables users worldwide the ability to access previously restricted services and information.
Bitcoin Is 'Not For Me' Says Goldman Sachs CEO
For Lloyd Blankfein, bitcoin just isn't his thing.
$800 Million ICON's Token Swap Is Launching Within 24 Hours
The countdown has begun for smart contracts protocol ICON's June 20 token swap.
Crypto Exchange Bithumb Halts Services Amid $31 Million Hack
Bithumb, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea by trading volume, is halting asset deposit and withdrawal services after a hack that has stolen 35 billion won worth of cryptos from the platform.
CEO of BBVA Bank: Blockchain 'Is Immature and Has Major Challenges'
Carlos Torres, CEO of Spanish bank BBVA, said blockchain technology is "Not mature" and faces major challenges, el Economista reported June 18.Torres expressed his concerns about blockchain's current limitations at an event organized by the Spanish Association for Economic Journalism which focused on the prospects of the technology.
CBOE Global Markets President: ICO Market to Face a 'Regulatory Reckoning'
CBOE Global Markets President Chris Concannon has claimed that the initial coin offering market could soon face a two-fold regulatory "Reckoning," Business Insider reports June 19.According to Concannon, the reckoning will come in two waves.
John McAfee Won't Promote ICOs Anymore Because of 'SEC Threats'
John McAfee, the cybersecurity tycoon-turned-cryptocurrency backer said Tuesday that he will end his work on initial coin offerings.
The World's Largest Brewer Is Using Ethereum to Track Ad Data
Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev is aiming to shake up digital advertising supply chains with the help of blockchain technology.
BitTorrent Has 'No Plans to Change' After $120 Million Tron Acquisition
Peer-to-peer file sharing service BitTorrent seemingly pushed back against claims it would begin using cryptocurrencies after being acquired by the Tron Foundation.
Tron Bought BitTorrent And Crypto Won't Stop Talking
First leaked last week, more details emerged Tuesday on how Justin Sun, the founder of a controversial cryptocurrency project called Tron, is acquiring the file-sharing service BitTorrent for as much as $140 million.