Kenneth Bok: Head of Growth and Strategy at Zilliqa, a Major Blockchain Platform, Talks About Major Stablecoin Use Cases by Omar Faridi

Detroit-based General Motors Files Patent Application for a Blockchain-based Navigation Map System that Regularly Updates Itself

Detroit-based General Motors (GM), a multinational corporation that manufactures vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services, has filed a patent application for a navigation map system that regularly updates itself. The system will use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to gather data from… Read More

Brazil’s Financial Regulators are Working on a Blockchain or DLT-enabled Data-Sharing Platform to Conduct Background Checks on Politicians and Corporations

Four of Brazil’s financial regulatory agencies are working cooperatively to create a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled data-sharing platform, which will conduct background checks on the nation’s political representatives and private corporations. The platform, called PIER, was reportedly created by the country’s reserve bank,… Read More

Crypto Rating Council Releases New Scores for Basic Attention Token, USDC Stablecoin, IOTA

The questions surrounding whether certain crypto assets qualify as financial securities is becoming increasingly important within the blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector. There are now several entities within the digital asset sector that are focusing on bringing greater understanding to this pressing issue…. Read More

Tokenize Malaysia Receives Full Regulatory Approval

Tokenize Malaysia, one of a handful of digital asset exchanges that was recognized as a conditional market operator by Securities Commission Malaysia in 2019, has received full regulatory approval according to multiple reports. The approval was delivered on April 1, 2020. The approval qualifies the… Read More

Maker Foundation, which Supports Development of MakerDAO, a Decentralized Lending System, to Transfer Governance Power to Community in Coming Years

The Maker Foundation, which focuses on the development of MakerDAO, an Ethereum-based, decentralized lending protocol, will be transferring its governance power to the community during the next couple of years. The Foundation confirmed that it will be publishing a draft of the new MakerDAO community-led… Read More

Interlapse Technologies Acquires BuyBitcoinCanada, Merges with Coincurve

Interlapse Technologies Corp. (TSXV: INLA) (OTCQB: INLAF), the company that operates Bitcoin exchange Coincurve, has acquired BuyBitcoinCanada in a move to further consolidate its position as Canada’s top virtual currency operator. BuyBitcoinCanada was operated by Bitaccess Inc. Interlapse is a micro-cap currently trading at around… Read More

Thesis, Developer of Keep Protocol, Acquires $7.7 Million in Funding via Round Led by Paradigm Capital

Thesis, the developers behind the Keep protocol, have acquired $7.7 million in capital through an investment round led by Paradigm Capital. Collaborative Funds and Fenbushi Capital also took part in the round. Thesis, which mainly serves as a venture production studio, is planning to introduce… Read More

Busted: U.S. Arrests Russian Rapper Maxim Boyko For Cryptocurrency Laundering

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reportedly arrested Russian rapper Maxim Boyko for cryptocurrency laundering. According to the Moscow Times, Boyok was arrested at a Miami condo this past weekend. The Affidavit submitted to support Boyko’s arrest revealed that the rapper “knowingly and intentionally conspire… Read More

Coinfield – Sologenic Connects Traditional Assets Like Stocks with Crypto

Coinfield, a smaller crypto exchange operating out of Estonia, is working with Solegenic to “connect traditional financial markets with crypto assets,” according to a release. Sologenics, an entity that is affiliated with Coinfield, says it facilitates users with investing, trading, and on-demand tokenization of over… Read More

Leading Decentralized Prediction Markets Platform Augur to Release New Version in June 2020

The developers of Augur (REP), a decentralized prediction market platform, are planning to release the protocol’s second iteration on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain network in June 2020. Augur’s second version (v2) will add new features such as a Dai stablecoin-denominated token, which will be a… Read More

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