Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Launches Custody Service

The New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has launched its own custody service, Gemini Custody. In a news release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 10, Gemini said the newly launched custody solution will allow its customers to check balances, download account statements, initiate withdrawals, and grant…

South Korean ArtBloc to Sell David Hockney Paintings via Blockchain

South Korean art-focused blockchain project ArtBloc will conduct a fractionalized ownership sale of two paintings by popular British painter David Hockney. ArtBloc launch commemoration ArtBloc plans to host a special event introducing the blockchain-enabled fractionalized ownership sale of two of David Hockney’s paintings in Seoul on Sept. 19, local outlet KoreaTechDesk reported on Aug. 29.…

Jaguar Uses Iota in Proof-of-Concept Demo for Tracing Car Energy

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) company Iota has partnered with auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover for a proof-of-concept (PoC) demonstration for tracing car energy with DLT. Tracking energy source and usage Iota announced the news in an official blog post on Aug. 30. Per the announcement, Iota is partnering with Jaguar Land Rover and French energy…

Manchester City FC Reveals New Partnership to Tokenize Its Players

English Premiere Leage football club Manchester City (Man City) has announced a partnership with South Korean blockchain football gaming startup Superbloke. Fans can support players through blockchain Under the partnership announced by Man City on Aug. 26, Superbloke incorporates the club’s players into its blockchain-powered soccer game FC Superstars enabling fans to support the athletes…

Japanese HR and Tech Giant Recruit Holdings Invests in Blockstack

Blockchain startup Blockstack PBC has received strategic investment from Japanese human resources giant Recruit Holdings. U.S. startups look for Japanese partnerships The Block reported the startup’s new funding on Aug. 22. As part of the investment deal, Recruit, which is currently valued at $50 billion, is purchasing Blockstack’s STACK tokens. Blockstack CEO and co-founder Muneeb…