Tuesday, September 26, 2017

As The DAO Rockets Past $150M, Skeptics Question Legality, Smart Contracts Model

The DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization for investing in other businesses, continues to soar in a crowdsale of native tokens, reaching the equivalent of $150 million in ethers (ETH). While it continues to surprise the cryptocurrency ecosystem and...

Dash and Coinfirm Partnership for AML/KYC Compliance

Cryptocurrency Dash has announced the direct cooperation with a blockchain compliance platform provider, Coinfirm. The partnership will create a solution for AML/KYC compliance in the cryptocurrency sector. London-based Coinfirm will provide Dash with the ability...

Consensus: A Deeper Dive into the State of Blockchain

Q&A with George Samman, co-author of KPMG’s report: “Consensus: Immutable agreement for the Internet of value” This interview is posted on both www.sammantics.com and www.bitsonblocks.net Interviewer is Antony Lewis (AL) and interviewee is George Samman (GS). AL George,...

Libra Adds COO Hire From PwC Blockchain Practice

Libra, developer of blockchain and smart contract application software, has announced a multitude of management personnel additions, including the hiring of Jeremy Drane as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) effective July 16, 2016. Jake Benson,...

Blockchain Social Media Platform Adds Additional Features

Following last months news, blockchain-based social media platform Steemit, where posters are rewarded financially for popular content, has formally announced plans to add the most requested new features to its site, including private messaging,...

Blockchain Contract Management Between IBM and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

IBM has announced it has signed a contract with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to examine the design, management and execution of contracts among business partners using blockchain technology. The two companies will begin...

Microsoft Azure Adds Augur, Lisk, BitShares, Syscoin, Slock.it for BaaS

Last week, Microsoft announced the addition of several new partners to the Azure Blockchain as a Service plaform, namely Augur, Lisk, BitShares, Syscoin and Slock.it Augur is A decentralized prediction market platform built on the...

Blockchain Conference Coming to Abu Dhabi

In a few months Abu Dhabi will play host to the Blockchain Conference (B Conference) - the major FinTech event in the Middle East, which is dedicated to the development of blockchain technology. The...

Bitfinex Takes Measures to Recover from Hack

Bitfinex Group, who lost over $60 million in an attack earlier this month, has described the steps it is taking in order to try and recover from the loss. In a recent post the...

PeerNova Platform Tracking Capital Lineage with State Street

Silicon Valley-based PeerNova, Inc. announced that it is developing a program using its platform, Cuneiform, designed to enhance asset and transaction-based tracking for investments with State Street. Cuneiform is a Big Data platform that...