Financial Commission’s Blockchain Association and SmartDec to Launch Security Audit Certification

The Financial Commission’s Blockchain Association has today launched a new security audit certification targeting Blockchain operators. The commission which comprises of all business that transact using digital assets partnered with SmartDec, a cybersecurity-oriented tech consultancy firm in the initiative. The duo embarked on developing a Security Audit Certification, knowing too well the need for reliable…

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Nestlé Reveals Blockchain Supply Chain Tracking Pilot Program

Swiss-headquartered food retail giant Nestlé announced its intention to track its products along the supply chain with blockchain technology in a press release published on July 2. The project is jointly pursued with OpenSC. As Cointelegraph reported at the time, OpenSC is a blockchain platform launched through a partnership between WWF-Australia and global corporate venture BCG Digital Ventures in January. Nestlé claims that — thanks to…

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Dubai Chamber of Commerce Signs MoU on Blockchain Trade Solutions

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) has entered a joint initiative to promote the adoption of blockchain trade solutions, according to a press release on July 1 The DCCI, which acts as an international business hub in Dubai, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two entities the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Singapore-based blockchain startup Perlin. According to the report, DCCI is…

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Dan Dolev Is Bullish On Jack Dorsey’s Undervalued Square Cash Payment App

It is rare when analysts that are used to watching Wall Street business appreciate crypto-based businesses. But we’ll take it when it comes. Dan Dolev of Instinet recently had some good words in favor of Jack Dorsey’s Square. Square markets several software and hardware payments products and has expanded into small business services. The company was founded in 2009…

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Gab’s Crowdfunding Campaign Hopes to Raise $10M to Use Bitcoin and ‘Decentralize Dissent’

The free-speech maximalist website is decentralizing. In fact, it has just placed a bid to amass $10 million in crowdfunding. The platform aspires to get the entire amount in a Series A crowdfunding round in an attempt to decentralize its framework and fully leverage Lightning Network in its operations. The platform first hopes to revolutionize its current…

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Discovering Insuretech: Blockchain Disruption of the Insurance Sector

The business of insurance is enormously complex: The process of evaluating and managing a variety of risks that individuals and organizations face every day inevitably involves coordination of the multiple parties’ efforts and reconciliation of extensive records. Both aspects make the insurance sector an appealing ground for blockchain-based optimization — and indeed, distributed ledger technology…

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G20 Leaders Reaffirm Position on Cryptocurrencies in Statement 9167

G20 leaders reaffirmed their previous stance towards cryptocurrencies in a declaration following the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29 In the declaration, the G20 leaders state that cryptocurrencies do not currently constitute a threat to monetary stability, and that technological innovation can deliver significant benefit to the economy. The participants also welcome the ongoing work on those assets by…

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World Bee Project and Oracle To Track Honey On The Blockchain

The technology giant Oracle has started a new partnership with the World Bee Project in order to create a blockchain technology that would create a system in order to assure sustainability in the supply chain of honey. The report was originally made by Ledger Insights, who covered this story. Now, this new blockchain-based honey tracing platform is set to…

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Quantum Computing Vs. Blockchain: Impact on Cryptography

The major selling point of blockchain and its applications is that cryptographically secured distributed ledgers are virtually “unbreakable” under normal circumstances, given the current state of computational technology. Its validity, however, is heavily dependent on the “state of technology” assumption. Should a paradigmatic shift in computing occur, contemporary blockchain-based systems may become vulnerable to threats not accounted…

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