China’s Blockchain Zeal Heralds A New Generation of Altcoins

On the eve of Halloween, the Bitcoin whitepaper turned 11 years old. Quite how a once flippantly ridiculed cypherpunk’s curio journeyed to spook the establishment into embarking on a digital reformation of the monetary system is beyond bewildering. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s rallying call to the nation, emphasizing the importance of seizing blockchain’s innovation potential across various sectors…

US Customs and Border Protection to Use Blockchain-based System to Track Canadian Oil and Gas Imports

The US Customs and Border Protection, which is part of Homeland Security, is partnering with Mavennet Systems to build a blockchain-based system to track oil and gas imports from their northern neighbor. They have allowed almost $183,000 for building this blockchain-as-a-service platform. The belief is that the system would allow for tracking of these imports…

Fintech World Forum 2019 in London

FinTech World Summit Forum 2019 (FinTech Conference) is based in London UK Europe as one of leading fintech events for global financial, finance and banking technology industry. Its focuses on Mobile Payments, Lending, Insurance, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Investment, Crypto, Regtech, Insurtech, Cryptocurrency, Wealth Tech and Wealth Management. Few topics are as pertinent as fintech, and cryptocurrencies…

Monero Announces Carbon Chamaeleon Upgrade

It was recently announced that the CLI v0.15.0.0 Carbon Chamaeleon upgrade has been released. Anyone can run this release, which will help users prepare for a network upgrade. The network upgrade has been planned for November 30, 2019. The purpose of the new release is to introduce new features without compromising performance. Any existing issues…

Bank of Canada Survey: Canadians’ Bitcoin Ownership Rising Upwards, Notably Among Females & Older People

New Bitcoin Omnibus Survey by the Central Bank of Canada reveals updated findings about cryptocurrency ownership, adoption and user knowledge. The central bank of Canada has revealed the findings of its Bitcoin Omnibus Survey that monitors the trends in the awareness, ownership, and use of Bitcoin and other crypto-assets among Canadians. The main interest of…

Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Partners with 21 Diverse FinTech Stakeholders to Form a Security Token Research Consortium

Japan’s largest bank and fifth biggest bank by assets, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is forming a new Security Token Research Consortium with 21 other members. The leading Financial Services provider in Japan, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is the lead firm in a project that set revolutionize fixed-income assets by tokenization. This consortium comprises of 22…