Category: News

South Africa Cryptocurrency

South African Officials Release Consultation Paper Regarding Cryptocurrencies

This week, South African representatives revealed a consultation paper (PDF) regarding cryptocurrency assets. The news was posted via the South African Revenue Service (SARS,) the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC,) the...

/ January 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Constantinople

Ethereum Constantinople Rollout Will Take Place in February 2019

According to a Twitter confirmation by Ethereum team lead Peter Szilagyi, core developers at Ethereum (ETH) have proposed that Constantinople, a system-wide upgrade that was planned to be released on...

/ January 21, 2019 / 1 Comment
Ripple XRP News

Ripple News: Looks to China for Growth & Talent With Tsinghua Collaboration

Ripple is emerging as a global leader in blockchain development. The company just announced further collaboration with Tsinghua University, in China. The newly announced program will build toward the inception...

/ January 21, 2019 / 1 Comment
US Congress Crypto Bill

US Bill Submitted to Exempt Non-Custodial Crypto Providers from Transmitting Laws

According to data published on the official website of the United States Congress on January 14, a new bill has been re-submitted, which proposes that companies which provide non-custodial crypto-based...

/ January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Barclays & Clearmatics Blockchain

Clearmatics & Barclays Working on Blockchain Interoperability Solutions

Interoperability has long been touted as a blockchain benefit, but projects don’t always deliver on that promise. Because of this, the U.K.-based bank of Barclays is working with the London-based...

/ January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Sound Money & Bitcoin

Blockchain Exec: Bitcoin Was Meant To Be A Store of Value Instead of Digital Cash

Since its inception 2008, it has long been established that Bitcoin is a digital form of currency. It can be used to buy things online, to convert into other cryptocurrencies,...

/ January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Giga Watt Mining

Following Bankruptcy Filing: Giga Watt Mining Company Ceases Daily Operations

According to a note sent to its customers on its Telegram Support Group, Giga Watt, a provider of cryptocurrency mining services, has reportedly shut down its day-to-day operations. Moths after...

/ January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ford Motors & IBM Use Blockchain to Curtail Abusive Labor Practices

We live in an economy that supplies us with an enormous amount of products, but it can be hard to figure out where they all come from. The supply chains...

/ January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Repsol Blockchain

Energy Firm Repsol Sees Blockchain as Transformative Technology

Repsol is the latest Spanish company to test blockchain as a way to cut down on waste and improve operational efficiency. The company reported that a recent test of a...

/ January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
BREC Enjin

Blockchain Robotics Engineering Consortium Collaborates With Enjin For Makerverse Project

The Blockchain Robotics Engineering Consortium (BREC,) a space using blockchain to “bridge the economic incentive gap between robotics engineering within major industry verticals and the open source robotics and software...

/ January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments