Kaleido Partners with Amazon to Launch Ethereum Marketplace for Enterprises | BTCMANAGER

Kaleido, a startup that helps enterprises implement blockchain technology, has launched a new full-stack Ethereum marketplace platform in collaboration with ConsenSys and Amazon Web Services, the company announced in a press release on November 8, 2018. Kaleido Blockchain Marketplace with Plug-and-Play Services and Partnership Program Kaleido has announced the launch of the first full-stack platform…

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HSBC Completes Blockchain-Based Transaction for India’s Reliance Industries | BTCMANAGER

The British multinational banking organization HSBC and Belgium’s ING Bank have partnered to execute a trade transaction using the blockchain network from a U.S.-based Tricon Energy to India’s Reliance Industries. According to an Economic Times article published on November 4, 2018, the blockchain-enabled letter of credit transaction is the first of its kind for India…

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Blockchain Entrepreneurs Will Get Access to Networking Ecosystems at UCIM | BTCMANAGER

The momentous growth of blockchain technology has discovered many potential use-cases being implemented in real-life scenarios. While bringing light to a new era of decentralization, where the power of internet money has paved the way for technological revolutions, the technology has largely remained meddle-proof, maintaining its integrity. We find numerous projects designing the simplest forms…

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Ukrainian Authorities Set to Implement State Laws Aimed at Legalizing Cryptocurrencies and ICOs | BTCMANAGER

The Economic Development and Trade Ministry of Ukraine is making serious plans to put in place a state policy aimed at legalizing all things cryptocurrency, including initial coin offerings (ICOs), bitcoin mining, among other activities, according to a local news source Ukrinform on October 26, 2018. Ukraine on the Verge of Legalizing DLT-based Virtual Currencies…

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Dutch Financial Giants Partner to Test Blockchain Solutions for Securities Settlements | BTCMANAGER

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse recently announced they were joining forces to test blockchain-based solutions for securities settlement based on blockchain technology, as noted on a press release on October 25, 2018.  Dutch Banks Join Forces The two banks are going on trial to test the blockchain’s technical feasibility to be used for solutions that…

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The Power of HODL | BTCMANAGER

The first time you see “HODL” when someone is discussing cryptocurrencies, the word causes you to stop reading. You think: “Is it a misspelling?” Well, yes it is – at least it was mistyped originally. Now, rather amusingly, HODL has spawned a life of its own. It has evolved to represent a long-term trading strategy…

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Bitcoin Developer’s Exchange Could Be the First Within the GCC Region | BTCMANAGER

Talks of Bahraini cryptocurrency exchange Rain expanding into the GCC emerged on October 10, 2018, which would make Bitcoin developer Jimmy Song’s exchange the first in the region. The GCC, also known as the Gulf Cooperation Council, is a region within the middle east that includes all Arab States of the Persian Gulf except Iraq….

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NIIT Flies High on Blockchain to Deliver Quality Aviation Experience | BTCMANAGER

One of the world’s leading IT solutions companies, NIIT, has fruitfully implemented its blockchain and Alexa applications making use of IATA’s Airline Industry Data Model (AIDM) to provide top quality travel experience to the airline passengers. According to a press release, dated October 4, 2018, the new solutions were showcased at IATA’s Global Airport Passenger…

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The Blockchain Industry Could Reach $7 Billion, Says Bank of America | BTCMANAGER

Although the blockchain sector is still an emerging industry, the Bank of America estimated that the addressable market for blockchain will soon reach $7 billion. According to CNBC, while blockchain technology is not standard in a business-to-consumer market, it could help improve existing services in business-to-business markets such as the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry, the real…

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HM Land Registry to Revolutionize Land Registration with DLT | BTCMANAGER

Her Majesty’s (HM) Land Registry, a non-ministerial department of the U.K. government, has joined forces with Methods software firm to integrate distributed ledger technology into its research and development initiative called Digital Street, which is aimed at revolutionizing the land registration and property buy-sell process in the United Kingdom, according to a news release by…

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Blockchain Technology Could Make True Democracy Feasible Again | BTCMANAGER

With the Midterm elections on any everyone’s mind as people begin to register, a Medium article published September 27, 2018, talked about the benefits that implementing blockchain technology could bring to democracy as a whole. Manipulation of Voting in the Past With evidence recently coming out that Russia may have played a hand in the 2016…

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Bitmain and Other Market Leaders Will Perform at the Forum Blockchain Life 2018 | BTCMANAGER

The ticket prices are rising soon, hurry up to buy the ticket at the lowest price at https://blockchain-life.com/en/ A little more than a month remains until the key event of crypto industry – global forum Blockchain Life 2018, November 7 to 8 in Saint Petersburg. The list of speakers is filled with the the leaders…

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Blockchain Documentary Produced by Ethereum Co-Founder Brings Crypto to Masses | BTCMANAGER

Movies have always had a way of broadcasting new ideas to the mainstream audience. Whether the film is about religion, politics, or a new way of thinking, cinema has been a surprisingly effective catalyst for bringing new ideas to people. A new film about Blockchain, Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain, is looking to do…

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Cashless Societies Sound Great in Theory, but Fail in Reality: A China Case Study | BTCMANAGER

With the world’s most advanced and widespread digital payments infrastructure, cash is fast becoming a thing of the past in China. Internet payment giants like Alipay and TencentPay have cornered a vast domestic market and created what some see as a utopia of ubiquitous mobile payments. A  Foreign Policy report, however, shows a very different…

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Walmart Turns to Blockchain to Circumvent the E.Coli Outbreak in Food Products | BTCMANAGER

Retail giants Walmart and Sam’s Club are primed to enter the waters of the distributed ledger technology (DLT), as they will now require their green vegetable suppliers to track the farm produce, all the way from the point of origin. According to a report published by Walmart, on September 25, 2018, blockchain technology will be…

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A-Cubed Launches DLT Project to Track Crypto Donations for Charities and Non-Profits | BTCMANAGER

Airbus’ Silicon Valley outpost, A-Cubed has kick-started an open source, public DLT based project to foster a sustainable ecosystem for charities and non-profits that are making use of cryptocurrencies and smart contracts for social purposes. Per a September 18, 2018, report by ZDNet, the France-headquartered aerospace giant’s philanthropic arm, The Airbus Foundation, is the first…

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High Return? CannabisCare CopyPortfolio Offered by eToro | BTCMANAGER

Eagle-eyed investors are constantly seeking financial instruments that have the potential to generate high returns. Sometimes their investment hopes go up in smoke, alas. Experienced traders will have noticed how the medical marijuana market has exploded – in 2017 record growth for the legal cannabis industry saw total economic output reach $16 billion last year…

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Official launch of Liquid, a new Crypto Platform Opening up Liquidity for Crypto Markets Worldwide | BTCMANAGER

Liquid accessibility to bolster sector-wide liquidity. TOKYO, Japan, September 11, 2018 – Global fintech company Quoine has unveiled Liquid, a cryptocurrency one-stop trading portal, which will allow users to access a worldwide network of cryptocurrency exchanges. At launch, Liquid allows users to match trades across multiple transactions and cryptocurrencies. For example, the orders of BTC/SGD, ETH/SGD…

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Crypto Trading Platform Robinhood Considering Launching its IPO | BTCMANAGER

Stock and cryptocurrency trading platform Robinhood is planning to launch an Initial Public Offering (IPO), for which the company is looking for a chief financial officer (CFO). Speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco on September 6, 2018, CEO Baiju Bhatt stated that the startup is actively seeking a CFO, and is undergoing a spate of…

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Coursera Join Forces with ConsenSys to Launch Online Blockchain Technology and Cryptography Course | BTCMANAGER

Coursera online learning platform has allied with the ConsenSys blockchain project to launch a distributed ledger technology and cryptography course for everyone interested in learning about the burgeoning technology, according to a news release by Coursera on September 5, 2018. Blockchain and Cryptography for All Nations Coursera, the online learning platform that offers users from all…

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