Gemini to launch credit card with Crypto-back rewards following Blockrize acquisition

The Winklevoss owned Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, made a statement yesterday, announcing their new credit card that gives cryptocurrency rewards to holders. Their acquisition of Blockrize will speed up the credit card release.  By providing...

New York Stock Exchange company SOS plans to move into crypto mining

The Chinese-based company SOS Limited, yesterday unveiled plans to make a large investment into the crypto mining business, in order to exploit what it sees as the huge potential in...

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HQLAᵡ raises $17.5 million from institutional backers

HQLAᵡ  (High Quality Liquid Assets) received very strong institutional backing from a collection of financial giants that include Deutsche Börse Group, BNY Mellon, CitiGroup, Goldman Sachs and Paribas Securities Services. The raise enables HQLA to build...

Hyundai Mobis adopts blockchain to ensure the authenticity of auto parts

Quick take . Hyundai Mobis announces the launch of the MAPS platform. . The platform is enhanced by advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and blockchain. The...

Vietnam based HDBank set to utilise blockchain for letters of credit

Quick take 1 minute read HDBank, a massive financial institution based in Vietnam has become the first of its kind in the country to issue letters of credit using blockchain...

PayPal daily crypto transactions spike as BTC flies above $41,000

Quick Take 1 minute read The price of Bitcoin has been continuously increasing over the past month fitting new all-time highs nearly every week/other day.  This week specifically, the leading...

Rumours suggest Bakkt could be going public in the new merger

Quick take 1 minute read Bakkt is allegedly going to be going public through a merger with VPC impact acquisition holdings. Bakkt was launched in 2019 as an institutional focused...

Blockchain.com prepares to delist XRP following in the footsteps of Coinbase

Quick take 1 minute read Blockchain.com have recently announced that they will be taking Ripple off of its platform and suspending its trading.  This comes after exchanges such as Coinbase...

Russian Bank VTB introduces blockchain based bank guarantees.

Quick take 1 minute read VTB bank in Russia declares the use of the central bank-backed blockchain system. The first guarantee provided to the country‘s biggest cellular network provider. Russia’s...

CBDC wholesale project could be in the Swiss central banks' headlights…

Quick take 1 minute read Central-bank digital currencies have been the talk of the town of the course of 2020.  Many central banks all over the world have been coming...

Why Fidelity is expanding into Asia

Quick take 1 minute read Earlier this year, Fidelity investments expanded its reach in the sector through its crypto subsidiary. The report was released by Bloomberg that said the crypto...

How Blockchain is changing the game when it comes to the mango sector in Australia

Quick take 1 minute read The biggest mango producer in Australia is getting ready to scale up its use of Blockchain technology for supply and change traceability after a long...

Hashed Launches $120M Crypto Investment Fund for the Protocol Economy

Hashed, the blockchain investment group led by Simon Kim, has revealed that it has raised $120 million for its first crypto fund. The size of the raise and the speed...

Swiss-based Sygnum bank becomes first institution to tokenise its shares prior to public sale

Quick Take 1 minute read Sygnum has just recently tokenised its shares on a blockchain in anticipation for an upcoming public sale. In an announcement earlier this week, the financial...

Afghanistans Largest Energy Supplier Enlists Fantom to Build Blockchain Pilot

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat, better known as DABS, is Afghanistan’s largest energy supplier. The power provider has announced a pilot project with Fantom, the blockchain company that is fast developing...