Tag: Blockchain Technology

Airbnb May Consider Crypto & Blockchain, According to IPO Prospectus

Airbnb May Consider Crypto & Blockchain, According to IPO Prospectus

Considered to be one of the most anticipated IPOs of the year that found itself, like everything else, waylaid by the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, Airbnb’s new IPO prospectus seems to entail provisions for cryptocurrency and blockchain, a field it has not delved into before. Submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) […]

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Bitcoin Fails to Sustain $14K Price Level, Transaction Fees Hit Two-Year ATH

Bitcoin Fails to Sustain $14K Price Level, Transaction Fees Hit Two-Year ATH

Halloween weekend was a momentous one for Bitcoin due to a number of reasons. Firstly, the world’s largest cryptocurrency celebrated its twelfth anniversary of the launch of its whitepaper, and secondly, it managed to break past the $14,000 price level, making this the newest all-time-high in two years.  Many eyes have been on this resistance […]

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Cambodia Launches Digital Currency & Blockchain Platform

Cambodia Launches Digital Currency & Blockchain Platform

According to the Bangkok Post, Cambodia officially launched its central bank digital currency (CBDC) called the ‘Bakong’ on October 28, and the blockchain-based platform underlying the digital version of the riel, which is Cambodia’s national currency. The platform was designed by Japanese company Soramitsu on the Hyperledger Iroha blockchain and is available to the Cambodian […]

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ETH2 Deposit Contract Release Delayed until November

ETH2 Deposit Contract Release Delayed until November

After Consensys developer Ben Edgington hinted at a possible Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract launch this coming week, it seems that the crypto community will have to wait a few weeks longer for this happen, according to a new update by Ethereum researcher and Ethereum 2.0 launch coordinator Danny Ryan. Speaking via a live interview session […]

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US to Lose Out to Asia in the Innovative Crypto Space Due to Lack of Regulatory Clarity

US to Lose Out to Asia in the Innovative Crypto Space Due to Lack of Regulatory Clarity

The next technology and innovations powerhouse is likely to emerge in Asia rather than the US, said Chief Operating Officer of Bitcoin’s largest ATM operator CoinFlip, Ben Weiss. According to Markets Insider, this new potential equivalent to Amazon and Apple will be one rooted in cryptocurrency and blockchain, so where crypto regulations facilitate the growth […]

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Blockchain Tech Integration Poised to Boost Global Economy by $1.7 Trillion in 10 Years

Blockchain Tech Integration Poised to Boost Global Economy by $1.7 Trillion in 10 Years

According to a new report published by PwC Global, blockchain technology integration across private and public sectors worldwide is set to boost the global economy by $1.7 trillion in the next decade. In the UK, that would translate to a £57 billion growth by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the same time period as it […]

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DeFi Analytics Platform DeFi Pulse Now Assigns Projects with Risk Grade

DeFi Analytics Platform DeFi Pulse Now Assigns Projects with Risk Grade

Leading DeFi data aggregation platform DeFi Pulse is the crypto community’s go-to source for project statistics. The DeFi equivalent to CoinMarketCap and CoinGecko, DeFi Pulse provides crucial data pertaining to both old and new DeFi projects, and in a bid to strengthen its ecosystem, the platform has introduced benchmark guidelines that determine the risk level […]

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Luxury Watchmaker Breitling Integrates Blockchain-Based Passport for All Watches Manufactured

Luxury Watchmaker Breitling Integrates Blockchain-Based Passport for All Watches Manufactured

Blockchain technology integration is penetrating increasingly diverse industries, from transport, supply & logistics, judicial reviews to car manufacturing and whiskey production, so it stands to reason that Swiss luxury brand watchmaker Breitling is jumping into blockchain utilization as well. Breitling first announced plans to offer a digital passport for its new watches back in March […]

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Major Blockchain & Crypto Analytics Firm Chainalysis Reports Q3 100% Growth in YOY Recurring Revenue

Major Blockchain & Crypto Analytics Firm Chainalysis Reports Q3 100% Growth in YOY Recurring Revenue

Blockchain and virtual assets have gained unprecedented attention in 2020 from consumers, businesses and also regulatory authorities worldwide. As the industry enjoys exponential growth, there is also a burgeoning demand for research, analytics and data from firms such as Chainalysis or CipherTrace. Chainalysis in particular is taking a leading role in providing transparency and information […]

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