China Round-Up: Bitmain, Canaan and Ebang Receive ‘Unicorn’ Valuations, Number of DLT Companies Explodes

In recent cryptocurrency news from China, three cryptocurrency mining hardware manufacturers have been valued at more than $1 billion USD, Bitmain has supported the launch of a research center for digital financial assets at Tsinghua University, and more than 3,000… Continue Reading

Mastercard Patents a Method to Manage Cryptocurrency “Fractional Reserves”

Mastercard has patented a method to manage cryptocurrency “fractional reserves”. The big idea behind it seems to be that users will be able to pay with fiat on credit cards partly backed by crypto assets using a centralized system offering… Continue Reading

KnownOrigin and OxCert Collaborate on Creative Challenge to Promote Artists and NFTs on the Blockchain

Art venture KnownOrigin and OxCert, an open-source permissionless protocol authenticating unique digital assets on the blockchain, are collaborating on a new creative challenge. The aim is to promote artists on the blockchain and the potential of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) at the upcoming… Continue Reading

Bitminer Factory – Co-Locating Cryptocurrency Mining Operations and Renewable Energy Projects

The blockchain revolution is a disruption that is consuming as much energy as an entire country the size of Peru, Israel, or Portugal. Bitminer Factory, based in Italy, aim to make blockchain operations sustainable with renewable energy projects “while sharing… Continue Reading

Building Trust in Charity Donations with the Vantage Network

Every year, billions are spent on charitable donations worldwide. Yet for many people, once that money has been given to a charity they don’t know where it goes. As a result, trust in the charity industry has dropped. A study… Continue Reading

Blockstream’s Liquid Network Shows Huge Promise For A Maturing Bitcoin Market

Bitcoin technology operation Blockstream have recently provided further details on their Liquid sidechain offering, which appears to be shaping into an incredible development for the wider ecosystem. Over the last few years, Blockstream have been quietly working away on the… Continue Reading

Galaxy Digital to Partner with Caspian to Boost Adoption of Crypto Trading

Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz and his Galaxy Digital crypto merchant bank are teaming up with Caspian, the full-stack crypto trading and risk management platform. The aim is to improve the infrastructure supporting the institutional adoption of digital currency trading. The… Continue Reading

Cloudbric: Decentralized, Accessible, AI-based Cybersecurity for Individuals

Already an established enterprise and website cybersecurity provider, Cloudbric is launching a decentralized universal security platform which will provide a diverse suite of AI-based cybersecurity services for personal use. The founding members of Cloudbric have over 30 years of IT,… Continue Reading

The Billion-Dollar Quest to Eliminate Smart Contract Bugs

You can’t have software without bugs. Every major piece of code is subject to extensive debugging, which is an inevitable part of the development process. But when that code controls digital assets worth millions of dollars, ensuring it’s free of… Continue Reading