IKEA’s Research Laboratory Applies Blockchain in Renewable Energy Projects

Copenhagen-based furniture giant IKEA’s research laboratory Space10 has successfully created a small wooden village to exhibit how communities could craft their individual circular clean energy system. The project uses solar panels and blockchain to make an operational energy system through a neighbor-to-neighbor trading system. Bas Van De Poel, creative director at SPACE10 said:  “Centralized energy…

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Can PUBG Chat System Be A Threat To The Cryptocurrency Firm

A cryptocurrency company in Istanbul filed a complaint to the police that a huge amount of their money in Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple stolen. After a detailed investigation of the Istanbul Cyber Crime Branch Office found that two virtual money accounts of the company hacked. Resulting in 13 million lira of crypto money transferred from…

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Japanese bank MUFG to launch a blockchain-based payments system

Mitsubishi UFG Financial Group (MUFG) has announced that it intends to launch a blockchain-based payments system by 2020. The new system will first launch in MUFG’s home country of Japan. The financial services giant partnered with Akamai Technologies, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based digital services company. The new system will be known as the Global Open Network…

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Argentina Public Transport System now Accepts Bitcoin – BTCMANAGER

Argentina is pushing bitcoin adoption by announcing on February 8, 2019, that its SUBE cards for its public transport system now accept BTC for payments. Bitcoin Meets the Bus Cryptocurrency as a form of payment is gaining new ground, particularly in the area of transport. Just weeks after the largest British transport operator Go-Ahead announced…

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Central bank digital currency could harm South Korea’s financial system​

A report published by the Bank of Korea (BoK) says that introducing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) could negatively impact South Korea’s financial system. The report, which was released on Thursday, stated that a CBDC could lead to a liquidity shortage and drive interest rates up. Central banks from several countries have recently held…

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Milligan Partners and Rufftup.io Join Forces to Launch a Blockchain-Powered Tolling System

Milligan Partners, a leading U.S. tolling company has allied with Ruuftup.io, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) firm to launch Tolling.Network, a tolling solution powered by the Hyperledger Fabric, aimed at enhancing toll interoperability, according to a PR Newswire press release on January 18, 2019. From Wall Street to Highways As stated in the press release,…

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Exchanges News: Huobi Trial Eos Exchange, Sharespost Facilitates Security Token Transaction

In recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Huobi’s EOS exchange has entered trial operations, Sharespost has facilitated a secondary trade of the BCAP security token, and Bithumb has obtained South Korean Information Security Management System certification. Also Read: Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize Governance  Huobi Launches Trial of EOS Exchange In the…

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Wendy McElroy: From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 9 From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence The most obvious objection to relying on self-defense…and restitution to prevent and rectify rights violations, is that these measures will be inadequate to deter criminals…Most people…

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Boeing Partners with SparkCognition to Launch Blockchain-Powered Airspace Management System | BTCMANAGER

Boeing, a highly reputed manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, has allied with SparkCognition, a multinational company that builds cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI), industrial internet of things and defense systems, to launch SkyGrid, a startup that will use blockchain technology and AI for airspace management, according to a press release on November…

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Singapore Gov't Develops Blockchain Based Security Token System

An automated Delivery versus Payment (DvP) platform has been jointly developed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Its purpose is to allow the settlement of tokenized securities across various blockchain platforms. Simplifying Post Trade Processes In a joint release over the weekend the MAS and SGX stated “This will…

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Sony is Building a Blockchain-Enabled Rights Management System for Digital Content

Japanese technology giant Sony Corporation has announced the development of a rights management system for digital content that utilizes blockchain technology. The purpose is to create a more efficient way of managing and demonstrating ownership of copyright-related information for written works, the company said on Monday. “Today, advances in technologies for digital content creation allow…

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What is the NEO Name System?

The NEO Name Service is designed to bring NEO’s blockchain to the masses. This project provides accessibility and ease-of-use. It offers benefits for both regular users and developers to explore.  The NEO Name Service Concept Similar to Ethereum, NEO now has a Name Service to make the project more discoverable. It is an open source distributed…

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The Unique Ecoverse Coin System | BTCMANAGER

EcoVerse is designed to be the first ever self-sustainable blockchain platform. Its main goal is to solve the problem of daily usability and universal adoption by improving transaction times, security, and interconnectivity. The platform boasts up to a million Transactions Per Second in ideal settings, a goal that many crypto users dream about. We take…

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Crypto is Taking Over Venezuela, Due to the Country's Destroyed Fiat System

Venezuela is facing hyperinflation and international sanctions that have brought the economy and its people to their knees. In response, President Nicolás Maduro recently mandated that his Petro crypto will become the nation’s second official currency starting tomorrow, August 20. In relation, some believe a “post-fiat” world is emerging in the country, with both the government and…

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DGE, Developer of TMTG Plans to Implement Payback System on Digital Gold Exchange Platform

On July 31st, DGE (CEO Kwag), developer of cryptocurrency TMTG (The Midas Touch Gold), announced plans to introduce a payback system on its cryptocurrency platform — Digital Gold Exchange. DGE is a South Korea-based blockchain developer of Ethereum based cryptocurrency TMTG. TMTG can be used to buy MDG (Midas Digital Gold), which can be exchanged…

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Dubai Shake Up Legal System With New Blockchain Court Design

In line with a vision for a blockchain future, legal authorities within Dubai are now looking into the development of a new blockchain system designed to streamline legal proceedings that reach domestic court level. At present, a court system in Dubai is implemented to facilitate a range of disputes, some of which are of a…

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Cardano [ADA]’s CEO: Political movement and disgust for system in cryptocurrency space

On July 3rd, Charles Hoskinson, the Co-founder of IOHK and creator of Cardano, tweeted his journey and lessons learned along the way in the cryptocurrency space. Hoskinson has been in the cryptocurrency world for almost 5 years now. He is known to be focused on the developing world and has lived in Kenya for eight years…

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Binance Extends System Maintenance, Postpones Trading and Withdrawals Due To A Risk Warning

Popular cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, had two days ago informed its users of a system upgrade that would last 4 hours. The upgrade would begin today, 26th June, at 2 AM (UTC). However, the upgrade has taken longer than the team at Binance had anticipated and is still in progress at the moment of writing this….

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Former GoDaddy VPs Developing a Mobile-Focused Blockchain Payments System

AdChoices Touting itself as a social payment platform, Celo targets the emerging markets in which financial products are not especially widespread. This is why the platform will first be rolled out on Android phones, which are more popular in emerging markets, Olszewski said in a statement. Celo will also give its users the opportunity to earn cryptos…

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nOS Code Review – NEO Virtual Operating System

Our nOS ICO preview already outlined some of the key assets of this highly-anticipated NEO Smart Economy project. It’s a decentralized Internet play, data control returned to the user and websites and dApps hosting their content in a decentralized fashion. Their governance mechanism is also interesting, and the NEO council have deemed it worthy of…

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