Blockchain/Bitcoin

Louis Vuitton Launched a Blockchain for Luxury Goods in Ongoing Fight Against Counterfeits

ConsenSys and Microsoft just announced AURA, a blockchain platform that aims to offer the luxury industry with product tracking and tracing services. AURA is based on the Ethereum blockchain and Microsoft Azure, in partnership with the LVMH Group, which owns

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The World Bank’s Blockchain-Based Bonds Can Now Be Traded on a Secondary Market

The World Bank and Commonwealth Bank (CBA) have banded together to enable secondary market trading on blockchain for its block-i bond—and apparently it will be the first of its kind. The function was developed by CBA in conjunction with World Bank

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A Look Back on Some of the Most Devastating Crypto Hacks

Another day, another cryptocurrency exchange hack. Recently the crypto world has been shaken by the Binance hack, that vanished approximately US$40 million worth of bitcoin through patient methods to avoid detection. It’s just the latest in a slew of hacks

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R3 and Wipro to Power Thailand’s Digital Currency, Project Inthathon

In what seems to be a streak of nations embracing central bank backed digital currencies (CDBC) and Wholesale CDBCs, Wipro announced today that in partnership with R3 they have developed a blockchain-based solution prototype for a consortium consisting of the

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Singapore and Canada Successfully Trials Cross Border Payments with Central Bank Backed Digital Currency

There’s a growing number of central banks taking a serious look at blockchain and distributed ledger technologies of late. The Bank of Canada and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have conducted a successful experiment on cross-border and cross-currency payments

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Singapore Welcomes STO Player to its Fintech Sandbox

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has aspirations towards encouraging more fintech experimentation, and in November last year, launched a regulatory sandbox that would allow innovative fintechs in legal grey areas to test their solutions in the market, under regulator

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Know your Tokens: Busting Crypto Jargons and Acronyms

Since the early days of initial coin offerings (ICO), the world of cryptocurrencies have added myriad types of terminologies – IEO, IFO, IAO, STO, etc. – all of which seems to be designed to confuse anyone who isn’t in the

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There Are 41 Crypto Businesses Licensed in Philippines Right Now

Philippines has been taking active steps recently to reform its regulation in efforts to position itself a crypto friendly regime . The country’s central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), released its rules for domestic exchange in February 2017, seeking

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5 Central Bank Backed Blockchain Projects That Could Make the World a Better Place

Central banks across the globe are no stranger to the concept of blockchain. In fact, according to a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report, at least 40 central banks across the globe are working in some capacity with blockchain and

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Philippines Approves 3 More Crypto Exchanges Amid Soaring Bitcoin Prices

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has green-lit another 3 cryptocurrency exchanges to operate in the Philippines. The new licensed firms include Bexpress Inc,  Coinville Phils Inc. and Aba Global Philippines Inc. This brings the total number of licensed cryptocurrency exchange in

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