Three Men Charged by U.S Authorities Over $722 Million Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Three men have been charged by U.S authorities for having taken part in a $722 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme. The three Matthew Brent Goettsche 37, Joseph Frank Abel 49, and Jobadiah Sinclair Weeks 38, have all been charged with conspiracy…

Ukraine Passes Crypto Anti-Money Laundering Law

The Ukrainian government has approved the final draft of a money laundering law that will handle virtual assets and virtual asset service providers (VASPs) per FATF guidelines. On Dec 6, Ukraine’s lawmaking body, the Rada published a final version of…

Peer to Peer Platform to Offer Redeemable Crypto Airtime in Kenya

Peer to peer crypto platform Zippie is looking to penetrate Kenya’s telecommunication market by offering a reward generation system that allows users to earn airtime minutes. The platform enables users to be rewarded through mobile internet airtime that can be…

Kenyan Blockchain-based Agritech Start-up Raises $250,000 in Funding

Kenyan agritech startup Farmshine, has raised $250,000 (KSH 25.5M) to bring in more staff and further develop the platform. The startup was set up to eliminate middlemen that were killing the value chain in Kenyan agriculture. It works by linking…

Blockchain in central banks? Banque de France is open to it!

Blockchain in central banks seems to be an idea whose time has come, and Banque de France senior officials endorse it.

Softbank Launches Card that Integrates a Blockchain Wallet

Japan’s telecom carrier Softbank has just launched its SBC Wallet Card (Softbank Card 3.0) which will integrate a Blockchain wallet. The bank card will have the basic features that such cards have as well as other additional functions. Card owners…

Power Ledger joins a key blockchain P2P energy trading pilot project in India

Blockchain P2P energy trading is becoming important. Power Ledger has joined a pilot project for this with the distribution utility in New Delhi, India

Blockchain and 3-D printing expedites aircraft parts manufacturing and distribution

Aircraft parts manufacturing is a large industry with slow processes due to stringent regulations. Blockchain and 3-D printing are changing that.

Walmart Canada launches its blockchain freight tracking and payment system

Blockchain can improve freight management, therefore, the recent launch of a blockchain freight tracking system by Walmart Canada is good news.

Top Chinese Newspaper Features a Bitcoin Headline

Crypto twitter erupted Monday after report a crypto headline on Monday’s edition of the official state run publication of the people’s republic of china, Xinhua. The paper reportedly featured an article tilted ‘Bitcoin; The First Successful Application of Blockchain technology’.…