Tether Launches New Gold-Backed Stablecoin on TRON

Tether has launched a new stablecoin backed by physical gold reserves called Tether Gold (XAU₮), according to a press release published on January 23. One coin will be equal to one troy fine ounce of physical gold, currently worth approximately US$ 1,550. Tether Gold is available as a TRC20 token on the TRON blockchain as […]

Santander Launches First Ever End-to-End Bond on Ethereum Blockchain

Spanish banking giant Santander (NYSE:SAN) has announced today that it has become the first bank to use blockchain to manage a bond issue. The bank reportedly issued $ 20 million USD worth of bonds on the Ethereum blockchain, where it will remain until the end of its one-year maturity. As part of the transaction, Santander […]

Coinbase Launches New $2 Million USDC Bootstrap Fund

Coinbase, a leading crypto trading platform, has announced a new $ 2 million USDC fund to further develop decentralized finance (DeFi) projects. Difference Between Bootstrap Fund and Coinbase Ventures The initiative is to be called the USDC Bootstrap Fund and will see $ 1 million USDC invested in both Compound, a money market protocol, and […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange Deribit Launches Bulk Derivatives Trading

Ever since cryptocurrencies became one of the world’s best known digital assets, there has been widespread talk about creating derivatives backed by the leading ones. However, it never really came about due to regulatory issues and lack of popular demand. The climate has changed significantly over the past year or so and slowly but steadily, […]

Deloitte Launches Demonstrational “Blockchain in a Box” Platform

Multinational consultancy firm Deloitte has announced the release of its “Blockchain in a Box” platform that hosts demonstrations and experiments of distributed ledger technology in business applications. Blockchain in a Box Platform According to the company’s press release on August 9, the development of the “Blockchain in a Box” BIAB platform was inspired by customer […]

TRON (TRX) Launches the Sun Network V1.0 Sidechain Scaling Solution

TRON (TRX) has announced the release of the Sun Network V1.0, which is a sidechain scaling solution officially being introduced by the TRON Foundation. Sun Network V1.0 to Offer Unlimited Scaling Capability The Sun Network V1.0 released is expected to enhance and offer unlimited scaling capacity to the platform’s mainnet. This will supposedly ensure dApps […]

LedgerX Launches Physically-Settled Bitcoin Futures Contracts

According to CoinDesk, LedgerX has launched the first physically-settled Bitcoin futures contracts in the US. The news comes at a time when Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt and TD Ameritrade’s ErisX have struggled to launch amid regulation issues. LedgerX Launches Bitcoin Futures Contracts LedgerX is now the first Bitcoin futures provider in the US that offers physical […]

BitMEX: US Regulator Launches Investigation into Client Trades

The month of July has not been a particularly good one for cryptocurrencies, and if recent reports regarding BitMEX are to be believed, then the upcoming weekend might not be a great one either. Report Details In a sensational report from Bloomberg, it has been revealed that popular crypto exchange BitMEX is apparently being investigated […]

Walmart China Launches Blockchain Platform to Aid with Food Safety Scandals

As with cryptocurrencies, several companies are moving into the blockchain space. The latest, however, is Walmart China, which is the Chinese branch of the US supermarket chain. Here’s what we know. Walmart China Blockchain Platform: What We Know On June 25, Walmart China said it’s launched a blockchain platform that will address food safety concerns. […]

OPACITY LAUNCHES CRYPTO FILE STORAGE

Opacity focuses on privacy, security, and a familiar user experience. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 5, 2019 — Opacity Storage, a cryptographic file storage company, today announced the release of Opacity v1.0. The new product provides anonymous online file storage utilizing a crypto token payment system and a user friendly interface. No personal data such as […]

Even if Facebook Launches GlobalCoin, It’s Going to Struggle: This is Why

While not official, it looks like we’re going to see Facebook’s GlobalCoin sometime soon. And yet, if this rollout does happen, new research has indicated that the Facebook cryptocurrency will struggle to gain traction. Here’s why. Facebook’s GlobalCoin Hits Roadblock The most recent piece of news about Facebook’s GlobalCoin came out last week, on May 24. […]

Ripple Startup Launches XRPayments App: Available on iOS and Android

It’s no secret Ripple has been looking for more mainstream adoption. And, based on XRPL Labs’ recent announcement, it appears XRP is on its way to achieving just that. News surfaced this week that XRPL Labs, a Ripple-backed startup, has rolled out a new payments app called XRPayments. Here’s why the app is important. XRPayments […]

Rakuten Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange for Customers

Rakuten has begun accepting applications for accounts for its anticipated cryptocurrency exchange called “Rakuten Wallet.” The company announced that pre-registration is available for customers with Rakuten Bank, but further details as to whether the service will be available for everyone has not yet been revealed. The company previously stated that the crypto exchange will commence […]

Canada Cobalt Launches Castle Mine Tailings Initiative

Canada Cobalt Works Inc. (TSXV:CCW) (OTC:CCWOF) (Frankfurt: 4T9B) (the “Company” or “Canada Cobalt”), a technology leader in the Northern Ontario Cobalt-Silver Camp, is pleased to announce that the Company has added another catalyst to its first half 2019 strategy – a unique and environmentally friendly program with a plan to develop cost-effective near-term recovery of […]

US-based Actively Managed Marijuana Fund Launches

Investors gain another entry to marijuana investing thanks to the launch of a new actively managed fund. Foothill Capital Management announced the launch of its a new open-end mutual fund, the “Cannabis Growth Fund” (CANNX), on Tuesday (February 26). Eric Banhazl, chairman of Foothill Capital Management, said the firm sees cannabis as still in its […]

Tech Big News Roundup: FANDOM SPORTS Strengthens Its Global Trademark Portfolio; Venzee and Riversand Partner to Simplify Content Distribution for Retail Trade; BIG Blockchain Launches Crypto Fusion Center

In case you missed it, here is this week’s technology big news roundup: Blockchain: Venzee and Riversand Partner to Simplify Content Distribution for Retail Trade BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group Launches Crypto Fusion Center to Notify and Protect the Market When Thefts Occur Cloud: FANDOM SPORTS Strengthens Its Global Trademark Portfolio to Cover the Brand and Technology […]

JPMorgan Officially Launches Its Stable JPM Coin

The first digital currency created by a major US bank is finally here! This morning, CNBC was first to report that JPMorgan Chase has officially launched its own cryptocurrency. The first JPM Coin trial is set to launch in just a few months. JPM Coin Makes Trial Debut JPMorgan Chase moves more than $ 6 trillion […]

Philippines Union Bank Launches Crypto ATMs: Will It Fuel Adoption?

One of the Philippines largest banks, Union Bank, is set to launch the first two-way crypto ATMs in the country. Union Bank Crypto ATMs Customers will be able to buy and sell cryptocurrencies for cash through the ATM. The idea is to provide an easy and accessible means for crypto to fiat conversion and vice […]

Tech Big News Roundup: dynaCERT Launches HydraGEN™ Technology for Mining Industry; NuRAN Receives New Purchase Orders Totalling C$1,25M; PowerBand Receives Conditional Approval for Acquisition of MUSA Auto Finance

In case you missed it, here is this week’s technology big news roundup: Cleantech: dynaCERT Launches HydraGEN Technology for the Mining Industry Data: PowerBand Receives Conditional Approval of Fundamental Acquisition of MUSA Auto Finance Fintech: Datametrex Completes First Milestone for an IDEaS Challenge With Department of Defence Mobile: Wonderfilm Announces Completion of Two Feature Films NuRAN […]

Freedom Mobile Launches in Red Deer and Victoria

Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B;NYSE:SJR) on Friday announced that Freedom Mobile has launched its service in Victoria and Red Deer. As quoted in the press release: “At Freedom Mobile, we believe Canadians deserve better. Today’s announcement will bring competition and choice that are long overdue for the people living in Victoria and in the heart of central […]

Western Australia Launches Strategy Focused on Battery Sector

The Western Australian government has launched a new initiative to turn the Australian state into a “world-leading” exporter of future battery minerals, materials, technologies and expertise. Dubbed the Western Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy, the government’s newest game plan was created to capitalize on increasing demand for electric vehicles and energy storage systems. The intention […]

Binance Launches OTC Trading Desk, Following Bittrex

Binance has just released a new over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk for larger transactions. The world’s number one-ranked cryptocurrency exchange released the new announcement yesterday via blog post. Binance Launches OTC Desk Last week, the largest US cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex launched its over-the-counter trading platform. Bitfinex was the first platform to initiate it back in 2016, […]

Fable Media Launches New GoWin Online Casino Affiliate Site in UK

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Pure Global Launches The Clinical Cannabinoid Education Network (CCEN)

Pure Global Cannabis Inc. (TSXV:PURE; OTC: PRCNF; FRA:1QS) (the “Company” or “Pure Global” an integrated, growth-oriented life sciences and consumer products cannabis company, through its subsidiary PureSinse Inc. (“PureSinse”), announces the launch of the Clinical Cannabinoid Education Network, CCEN.ca, a not-for-profit, to educate and inform physicians about the latest breakthroughs related to medical cannabis. The Clinical […]

Kane Biotech Launches Four New bluestem Products

Kane Biotech Inc. (TSXV:KNE,OTCQB:KNBIF) announced it will be launching 4 new products under its bluestem brand in Canada and the United States in the first quarter of 2019. As quoted in the press release: “We’re very excited to launch these four new products as this will allow Kane Biotech to offer one of the most […]

Net Element Launches Netevia Light POS

Net Element (NASDAQ:NETE) announced the launch of Netevia Light POS on smart terminals by PAX Technology. The company said that Netevia point-of-sale application on smart terminals by PAX Technology includes all functions of classic POS terminal while packing a modern user-friendly application to aid merchants. As quoted in the press release: Effective immediately, Netevia Light […]

Stasis Launches New Euro-Backed Stablecoin Called EURS

A Malta-based company Stasis has launched a new stablecoin called EURS. EURS is backed by the Euro and should trade on a one-for-one basis. The coin has been built on the Ethereum EIP-20 standard platform and has already begun trading on London-based exchange DSX already. DSX predict the order volume to reach $ 500 million USD […]

Huobi Launches US Exchange HBUS – Registrations are Already Happening!

Huobi launches US exchange HBUS: Cryptocurrency exchange HBUS has officially opened for business in the US. Linked with the world’s fourth-largest crypto exchange Huobi, HBUS will signal a foothold in another major global market for Huobi. HBUS is a “strategic partner” of Singapore-based enterprise and will not formally operate under the Huobi brand. CEO of […]