• UAE Exchange joined RippleNet

    Alter many months of negotiation, Ripple announced that UAE Exchange, one of the largest payment providers in the Middle East, is joining RippleNet. UAE Exchange was established in 1980 and today has grown into one of the leading global remittances and payments solutions brands across the world. It has...
  • Indonesia is thinking its own cryptocurrency issuance

    Former Minister of Finance of Indonesia examines the possibility of the country issuing its own cryptocurrency. According to the popular Indonesia newspaper “Kompas”, the Former Finance Minister, Mr. Chatib said at the Digital Disruptive Event taking place at the Ritz Carlton in Jakarta that given the impossibility of an...
  • Chairman CTFC revitalizes Crypto Market holding a positive Stance on Cryptos

    Christopher Giancarlo, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), expressed his bullish view on cryptocurrencies during the most significant crypto-related meetings. The crypto community and enthusiasts were waiting for this meeting for a long time and they did not let down. More precisely, the chairman stated: “We...
  • FedEx keeping on innovating in Logistics Space with Blockchain

    FedEx is a global leader in logistics, and a company known for its innovation has just joined Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). FedEx has its motives to undertake initiatives on technologies that can usher greater transparency and data security to logistics processes. FedEx decided to get involved with the...
  • Sberbank Plans to Operate a Crypto Exchange in Switzerland

    Russia is a significant player in the global financial market, and its involvement in the crypto world is much more influential. Sberbank, the most important bank in Russia, on 11 January 2018, announced an investment in a blockchain laboratory. The head of the bank, Herman Gref assured Russians that...
  • New Ethereum-based Fund by Institutional Investors

    A major pension fund announced the launching of a $50.0 million Ethereum-based investment fund. The new fund comes courtesy of OMERS, one of Canada’s biggest pension funds. OMERS is known of making strategic investments in the technology sector. In fact, it scooped up cheap assets during the financial crisis...
  • Kraken: Significant Systems Upgrade due to Massive Load

    The increase in Bitcoin prices brought an elevated trading activity, which in turn put a strain on digital asset exchange systems. The old San-Francisco-based, Kraken, announced this week it would provide a vital systems update to support the load on its servers. Other exchanges, including companies such as BitMEX,...
  • Chinese exchange Huobi is Back!

    In last September, the Chinese government soon after the banning on the initial coin offering (ICOs) shut down all crypto exchanges, killing Bitcoin trading in the Chinese market, which once dominated the crypto market. Huobi was established in 2013 and at some point accounted for more than 60% of...
  • Asia-Pacific PwC accepts Bitcoin Payments for its services

    Bitcoin as payment for its professional services has been started to be accepted by the Hong Kong office of auditing and accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC).According to the company, the first received Bitcoin payments were of local businesses involved in cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology. According to PwC Asia-Pacific chairperson Raymond...