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bitcoinCanada’s guidelines for cryptocurrencies and ICOs

The USA, Singapore and Canada regulators have all issued some warning and guidelines for cryptocurrency and fintech. They are in general regulating tokens similar to securities. On August 24, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), an organization composed of Canada’s provincial …

blockchainIntel and Tencent cooporating on Blockchain

Tencent also signed a cooperation framework agreement with Intel to develop blockchain technology for Tencent’s TUSI IoT (Internet of Things) laboratory and promote the establishment of security capabilities in Internet of Things applications. Blockchain is a new application mode in …

blockchainFuture Ethereum – Metropolis, Serenity, Raiden

The Metropolis (Ethereum 3.0) hardfork upgrade is scheduled for late September. It will be the first upgrade since Homestead (Ethereum 2.0) from early 2016. Innovations are known for Metropolis: Anonymity – “Zero Knowledge Proofs” (zk-snarks) will allow the Ethereum Blockchain …

blockchainOracle Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project

Oracle joined the Hyperledger consortium because of the consortium’s approach to blockchain using open source collaboration, modular architecture, horizontal/cross-industry technology support, and support for enterprise needs. Oracle looks forward to participating in Hyperledger for the benefit of our global customer …

blockchainCentral banks blockchain trials

The central Bank of Papua New Guinea is running blockchain trials. Central Bank Governor Loi Bakani described the blockchain trials underway at the Bank of PNG and introduced the PNG Digital Commerce and Cryptocurrency Association for the growing number of …