Tagged: ethereum

Grayscale Posts Record-Breaking Quarter, Attracts Over $250 Million into its Investment Products

Digital Currency Group (DCG) subsidiary Grayscale Investments, the largest institutional holder of Bitcoin (BTC), has published its Digital Asset Investment Report for third quarter 2019. The firm’s report highlights its record-breaking quarter. During Q3 2019, Grayscale attracted $254.9 million into its investment products, which is… Read More

Digital Banking Platform 2gether Announces Integration With Ethereum Token Basic Attention Token

Digital banking platform 2gether announced on Tuesday its support for Brave and the addition of Basic Attention Token (BAT) to its list of existing tokens. 2gether reported that BAT is a utility token based on the Ethereum blockchain and acts as a medium of exchange… Read More

UNICEF Launches Crypto Asset Fund to Receive, Hold, Distribute Bitcoin, Ether Donations

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has created a crypto asset fund in order to receive, hold and distribute donations in Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH).  The aim of the crypto project is to promote the development of open-source protocols for children throughout the world,… Read More

Microsoft and Intel Are Backing a Token Rewards System Developed By Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) are supporting a new token reward system developed by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a standards organization that creates open, blockchain specifications that enhance interoperability for businesses. The EEA is one of the world’s largest blockchain consortiums with… Read More

Decentralized Applications’ Transaction Volume and User Activity Down Considerably in Q3, Dapp.com’s Report Reveals

Decentralized applications’ (dApps) overall transaction volume and user activity dropped significantly during the third quarter of this year, according to a Dapp.com report shared with CrowdFund Insider. Dapp.com, an analytics platform for dApps created on Ethereum (ETH), EOS, Tron, Steem, TomoChain, IOST, and Blockstack, published… Read More

Outcry as Alleged Crypto Ponzi Fairwin Eats Up Bandwidth on Ethereum

Trading of an Ethereum-based crypto token called FWIN (Fairwin) is consuming over 50% of the “gas” (used to set transaction fees) on the Ethereum network. Basically, the company responsible for FWIN, Fairwin, based in China, has a very busy token. But according to Cointelgraph, Fairwin… Read More

BitPay Set to Support Payments From Ethereum Blockchain

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced last week it is set to support payments from the Ethereum Blockchain. Through this support, BitPay users will be able to use their ether to do the following: Buy gift cards on the BitPay app Top up BitPay cards Shop… Read More

SoFi CEO Anthony Noto: We Now Offer Crypto Investing, Adds Trading in Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum

SoFi CEO Anthony Noto visited the studios of CNBC today and during his interview he announced that SoFi will now allow its users to purchase and trade cryptocurrencies. Specifically, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum – three of the most popular virtual currencies. Noto stated, “cryptocurrency was the… Read More

US Army Solicited Blockchain-Forensics Cloud-Service Contractors This Summer

The US Army’s Contracting Command (ACC) division in New Jersey took proposals this summer from providers of cloud-based blockchain forensics services. Blockchain forensics is a relatively new field that involves creating tools for the monitoring, tracing, and scraping of data from cryptocurrency networks like Bitcoin… Read More

Harbor Tokenizes $100 Million Worth of Shares in Real Estate on Ethereum Blockchain

San Francisco-based firm Harbor has decided to help companies tokenize existing securities, instead of assisting them in issuing security tokens. On September 16, Harbor’s management announced that it has issued Ethereum-based tokens that represent $100 million worth of shares in four real estate funds.   The… Read More

Deutsche Bank Joins JPMorgan’s Blockchain-based Interbank Information Network

Germany’s largest financial institution, Deutsche Bank, is reportedly joining the Interbank Information Network (IIN), a blockchain-powered platform developed by JPMorgan, the world’s sixth-largest bank. IIN’s pilot was released in 2017, with the goal of reducing the number of international payments rejected due to errors. According… Read More

Blockchain Scalability Solution Developer hubii Joins Ethereum Enterprise Alliance

hubii, the company behind the development of the nahmii scaling solution for Ethereum, has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), according to a press release shared with CrowdFund Insider. CEO of hubii Jacobo Toll-Messia remarked: “We are excited to join the EEA. [It] offers hubii… Read More

Tethers Cause Traffic Jam on Ethereum

The unexplained recent migration of almost a billion USD-pegged tether cryptocoins to the Ethereum network has caused 100 000 transactions to get “stuck” in processing there, Trustnodes reports. (Graphic courtesy of Trustnodes) The controversial tether coins have been moving from their native OMNI network and other… Read More

Banking Giant Santander Conducts One of the Most Advanced Blockchain-based Bond Transactions

Spanish multinational commercial bank Santander has reportedly become the first financial institution to handle all aspects of a bond issuance process on a blockchain-based platform. The world’s ninth-largest financial services company used an ERC-20 compliant token to represent $20 million in issued debt, and settled… Read More

Microsoft and hubii to Officially Announce Ethereum Scaling Solution nahmii

Nahmii, a new scaling solution focused on making Ethereum ready for enterprise-level application development, will be revealed at an upcoming blockchain event co-hosted by hubii and Microsoft. Jacobo Toll-Messia, the CEO of hubii, the developer of nahmii, says: ‘‘Working closely with Microsoft will give nahmii… Read More

Tether Launches Offshore Chinese Yuan Proxy

Controversial stablecoin issuer Tether has launched its promised “CNHt” coin, which is designed to act as a cryptographic proxy of offshore Chinese yuan (CNH). The coin will run as an ERC-20 token on the Ethereum network. Offshore Chinese yuan (CNH) added to our basket of… Read More

Globex Announces Addition of Ethereum Wallet Forensics to AML Screening Solution

Blockchain software solutions company GlobexUS Holdings, Corp. (Globex) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new Ethereum wallet forensics feature, which has been added to AMLCop, its proprietary AML software solution. According to Globex, the new feature allows AMLCop to continually screen Ethereum wallets against… Read More

Ethereum Blockchain Running Out of Room Again

The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency network after Bitcoin, Ethereum, is close to capacity as scaling solutions remain unrealized and other coins rent space on the chain. Ethereum came close to capacity once before, in 2017, when there was a brief craze for the “digital collectible” KryptoKitties…. Read More

Perspective: Ethereum (ETH), the World’s Second Largest Cryptocurrency, Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Ethereum (ETH) is currently the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, and while it doesn’t benefit from Bitcoin’s ‘first starter’ advantage, in many ways, it’s actually a far more superior blockchain technology. The Ethereum network has a more complex and detailed developmental structure that allows… Read More

Finledger Partners with Four Banks to Issue Promissory Notes Using Blockchain

Four German banks including, DekaBank, dwpbank, DZ BANK and Helaba, have partnered with finledger to issue promissory notes using Ethereum blockchain, according to a release. The issuance is said to be a first ever as the pilot offering seeks to establish a base point standard… Read More

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