Standard chartered bank partners with Siemens on a blockchain based pilot test seeking to completely digitize bank guarantees

International banking giant Standard chartered, is reportedly partnering with the financial arm of tech manufacturing giant Siemens In a pilot project geared towards putting bank guarantees for trade finance on a blockchain. A report from IBS intelligence revealed that the project will also be assisted by digital ledger firm Tradeix. The project main goal is […]


Great Lakes Science Centre (Cleveland, OH) – Another US museum giant accepts crypto payment

Great Lakes Science Centre, a museum giant as well as academic institution in Cleveland, Ohio, is the latest amongst the seemingly growing list of museums to accept crypto as means of payment. The museum made known to the public its intensions to accept bitcoin affiliated transactions on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 making it the third […]

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency

is Bitmain Cashstrapped? Questions Rise after reports of Several Layoffs

Several reports indicate that popular crypto mining giant Bitmain could be cash-strapped. Co-founder of crypto-fund, Multi-coin capital, Kyle Samani appeared to indicate the same in his tweet, where he suggested that Bitmain looked set to liquidate some its crypto-assets in order to accumulate fiat funds to run its business operations. Samani also went on to […]

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Blockchain Innovation

Comcast to make Block-graph Commercially available in 2019

Comcast, an American telecommunications conglomerate aims to make its blockchain initiative, Blockgraph commercially available in the new year as reported in a December 21 press release. Comcast is currently working hand in hand with NBCUniversal to test Blockgraphs’s capabilities ahead of plans to include the initiative in its 2019 product offering. Founded 17 years ago, […]

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Altcoins Blockchain

Binance to Release First Projects from its Incubation Program

A press release shared to popular crypto publication, cointelegraph, revealed that Binance labs, an arm of the largest crypto exchange in the world, Binance, will be releasing its first batch of blockchain projects from its incubation program. Binance labs have a goal of helping digital asset projects, startups as well as entrepreneurs through direct investments […]

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Altcoins Bitcoin Innovation

Coingate to make Litecoin Lightening Payments Possible in 2019

Lithuanian based crypto payments giant, Coingate will reportedly make it litecoin lightening payments possible for a 1000 merchants through its network. The Lithuanian crypto giant was the first payment processor to enable lightening Bitcoin payments in June of this year which was very well received. The Lithuanian company was founded 4 years ago and has […]

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Blockchain Innovation

Major European Telecoms Form Industry Group to look into the Blockchain

The Blockchain is increasingly drawing interest from a number of quarters. Recently the European telecommunications standards institute (ETSI) has thrown its hat into the ring. The European telecommunications body has set up an industry-specific group that will look into the Blockchain in order to explore its viability and potential as they seek to use the […]

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Altcoins Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Innovation

You Can Now Convert one Cryptocurrency to Another thanks to the New “convert” Service by Coinbase

San Francisco based crypto exchange, Coinbase which is one of the largest and most accomplished of its kind has some great news for you this December. As revealed on their blog, they will be rolling out the new “convert” service soon. What this means for Coinbase customers, is that they will be able to convert […]

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Cryptocurrency ICO

Italian Regulators Suspend two Crypto Projects Over Alleged Scams

The Italian securities regulator has slapped two crypto projects with suspensions for allegedly offering fraudulent crypto investment schemes. The temporary bans will reportedly last 90 days as was reported in an official statement on the regulator’s website yesterday. The regulator, known as the Italian companies and exchange commission, or the, Nazionale per le Societa e […]