Friday, September 18, 2020


Credit Suisse taps R3 for blockchain-based hackathon

Credit Suisse has carried out a global hackathon to find ways in which the R3 Corda distributed ledger platform can be used to make big cost savings. Read more:

Governments can set the pace for blockchain technology

Governments can help establish blockchain infrastructure that benefits all business and consumer sectors. Read more:

Indian police crack down on OneCoin with seizures & arrests

Indian authorities are engaging in a sweeping crackdown on OneCoin, a digital investment scheme that is commonly seen as a scam. Read more:

Insurance giants launch blockchain initiative

Blockchain initiative B3i to studies the feasibility of the use of blockchain technology for insurance and to launch a blockchain based insurance proof of concept. Read more:

Cambridge on the need For blockchain education

Fintech is gaining a lot of importance for Cambridge University, and Bitcoin and blockchain are integral parts of financial disruption. Read more:

PwC launches Vulcan, its FinTech offering

The service enables digital assets to be used for banking, commerce and other asset-related services, PwC said in a press release. Read more:

Stricter regulation in Europe for bitcoin companies

The European commission said yesterday (July 5) that it was proposing strict new rules for companies that exchange or store digital currencies such as bitcoin. Read More:

Hyperledger Project: collaboration pays off

Hyperledger Project is a global collaborative cross-industry effort created to leverage the emerging blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Read more:

Japanese firms test blockchain for e-check management

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and tech giant Hitachi are working on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed at digitizing checks. Read more:

Coinbase’s CEO calls for Segwit activation

Brian Armstrong, CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, has called for the activation of segwit, a controversial protocol update of the bitcoin network. Read more: