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Iota, Dell and Linux Developing Platform to Rate Data Trustworthiness

November 5, 2019
Distributed ledger technology provider Iota, Dell Technologies and the Linux Foundation are collaborating on Project Alvarium. In an Oct. 28 press release, the nonprofit Linux Foundation announced it was forming a new project with support from several major industry giants such as Dell, the Iota Foundation and IBM. Other partners to the project include edge

EOS Holds Top Spot, Bitcoin 11th in China’s Latest Crypto Rankings

November 5, 2019
China’s state-backed tech workgroup has released its fourteenth crypto rankings report, with Bitcoin (BTC) ranked 11th and EOS (EOS) retaining the top spot as of the end of September 2019. The listings rank 35 assets in total, as reported on Sep. 29 by the Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID)’s online information portal. Reshuffles

Zuckerberg: Facebook Would Leave Libra if It Launched Too Early

November 5, 2019
Facebook could withdraw from the Libra Association — the governing body of the eponymous stablecoin project — should it launch without approval from regulators in the United States. Libra could lose its primary member In a Congressional hearing on Oct. 23, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg reiterated the company’s commitment to not launch its

FATF’s regulations to push criminals to privacy coins: CipheTrace CEO

November 5, 2019
The Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) crypto regulations will trigger a shift of criminal activity from Bitcoin (BTC) to privacy coins, it has been claimed. Criminals mostly use BTC and ETH to date David Jevans, CEO of major crypto transaction tracking firm CipherTrace, shared his remarks about criminal use of cryptocurrencies at a panel held

Tron price up 25% as China reportedly ‘Bans’ Anti-blockchain sentiment

November 4, 2019
China is rapidly adopting a pro-blockchain stance following news it would bring in a so-called “crypto law” in January next year. China: Blockchain must be legitimate In a sign of China’s abrupt official about-turn on blockchain, officials are deleting posts that claim the technology is a scam, Twitter-based crypto news resource cnLedger reported on Oct.

Largest American Food Coop to Pilot Mastercard’s Blockchain Tech

November 4, 2019
Topco Associates, the largest American retail food group purchasing organization, will pilot Mastercard’s blockchain tech in its operations. According to a press release on Oct. 27, Topco will test a traceability platform developed by logistics firm Envisible. The Wholechain platform is based on Mastercard’s blockchain-based Provenance Solution. Topco will use the platform to trace the

Rep. Warren Davidson: You Have to Defend Money to Defend Freedom

November 4, 2019
In an interview with Cointelegraph on Friday, Oct. 18, United States Representative Warren Davidson gave his thoughts on the Securities Exchange Commission’s (SEC) flawed approach to regulating digital assets as well as Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming Oct. 23 testimony before the House Financial Services Committee. Congressman Davidson (R-OH) is a figure familiar to many in the

Silk Road Prosecutor: 99.9% of Fiat Money Laundering Goes Unprosecuted

November 4, 2019
Kathryn Haun — a general partner at Andreesen Horowitz and the Justice Department’s prosecutor for the infamous Silk Road case —- says that the fiat-dominated financial system is inept at tackling the very thing it purports to worry about when it comes to crypto. In the traditional financial sector today, “99.9% of all money laundering

Crypto Exchange OKEx Joins Internet Giant Kakao’s Blockchain Project

November 1, 2019
OKEx announced that it is joining Klaytn, a global public blockchain platform developed by Kakao subsidiary Ground X. On Oct. 25, OKEx wrote in a press release that blockchain project Klaytn will be onboarding the crypto exchange into their ecosystem aiming to expand blockchain adoption. OKEx is joining a number of industry giants such as

Researchers Tell FDA: Provide Guidance on Blockchain for Food Safety

October 29, 2019
A global technology research firm urges the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to offer clear guidance on blockchain apps to improve food safety. Federal research needed FoodOnline reported on Oct. 21 that Alex Manders, the head of blockchain solutions at Information Services Group (ISG), a Connecticut-based tech research and advisory firm, has urged