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google joins hedera hashgraph

Google Joins Hedera Hashgraph’s Government Council

Hedera Hashgraph chose Google Cloud Platform as its preferred cloud provider for deploying its public networks. A Feb 11 post on Google blogs commends Hedera for the choice while revealing that it is taking an active stake in the project’s governance. Hedera is set to use Google Cloud to host its public testnets and Hedera […]

OKEx launched its non-custodial exchange in test mode

OKEx Rolls Out Its Non-Custodial Exchange in Test Mode

Crypto exchange OKEx launches its non-custodial or decentralized exchange (DEX) – OKEx DEX – in test mode today. The DEX runs on OKEx’s native blockchain network, OKChain, a testnet of which went live today. According to the media, the testnet has been delayed by over six months. Earlier it was scheduled to get launched last […]

Dell among the founding members of new iota working group

Dell Among Founding Members of IOTA Working Group

American computer giant Dell is among 15 companies joining the IOTA working group to explore how the firm’s “Tangle” technology can be integrated into commercial solutions. IOTA and Eclipse Foundation, the open-source software foundation, announced Tuesday the new Tangle EE working group will begin working on projects that can help develop viable commercial use-cases for […]

NCB caught crypto darkweb drug dealer

Indian Authorities Capture First Crypto Darkweb Drug Dealer

India has captured its first darknet crypto drug dealer in an investigation by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). The defendant allegedly sent thousands of tablets of psychotropic drugs all over the world and received payments in digital assets to confound authorities. NCB Captures Darkweb Drug Peddler According to the report, NCB on Sunday arrest the […]

crypto scam and ponzi scheme

Over $117M Bitcoin in Crypto Scam PlusToken Moves to New Addresses

Over 12,000 bitcoins (currently worth over $117M) associated with the alleged crypto scam PlusToken, have just moved to two new blockchain addresses. The two addresses are 1st address, 2nd address. The revelation was made public by the VP of research at Chinese blockchain security firm PeckShield, Chiachih Wu, through a tweet. As you can see, […]

crypto regulation in Italy

Italy’s Regulator Shuts Down 8 Crypto Trading & Foreign Exchange Sites

Italy’s securities regulator has shut down six foreign exchange websites and two crypto investing and derivative trading sites. According to Finance Magnate’s Feb 10 report, the Commissione Nazionale per le Societa e la Borsa (CONSOB) has accused these 8 FX sites of violating the Mifid2 and the Consolidated Law on France (TUF) for providing illegal […]

blockchain in food supply chain

$3.75B Food Safety Company Enlists Blockchain Startup to Track Sourcing

Neogen Corporation is a publicly-traded food safety company. It has a $3.75 billion market cap. The company now looks to the food safety industry blockchain startup Ripe Technology to track supply chains. According to the press release, the two companies are going to work together to use blockchain as a permanent, immutable, means to record […]

ethereum classic jumps into DeFi

Ethereum Classic Jumps into DeFi; Collateral Partnership with Fantom

ETC Labs and Fantom Foundation are collaborating to bring decentralized finance (DeFi) to Fantom’s ecosystem. The news comes in the form of a press release on Feb 10. Ethereum classic will serve as collateral for issuing stablecoin similar to Maker’s DAI on the Fantom platform. Fantom will use the Xar Network, a DeFi framework specifically […]

aztec at its core: a solution to make ethereum transactions anonymous

Aztec at Its Core: A Solution to Make Ethereum Transactions Anonymous

On Feb. 1, part of the Ethereum blockchain became anonymous. This is all thanks to the Aztec protocol that Thomas Walton-Pock and his team launched on the network’s mainnet last week. Designs of Aztec is not only to provide a high level of privacy on the ETH blockchain but also, according to its creators, it […]

japanese official calls for urgent development of digital yen

Japanese Official Calls for Urgent Development of Digital Yen

Another Japanese lawmaker has publicly called for the swift development of the digital yen. The head of the banking and finance systems research commission at Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party, Kozo Yamamoto, said that the country should create a digital yen in two-to-three years. As per the report by Reuters, Yamamoto said Japan should plan for […]