More and more security holes are appearing in cryptocurrency and smart contract platforms, writes Mike Orcutt. Here is the link: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612974/once-hailed-as-unhackable-blockchains-are-now-getting-hacked/
Akamai and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) will be offering a hyper-scale blockchain-based online payment network.
Scammers managed to compromise account security at financial services developer Enigma, scamming supporters off some $500,000 just before the company's initial coin offering in September. Wired author Lily Hay Newman writes.
Today, New York approved the first digital currencies that are tied to the US dollar, called "stablecoins", writes Swapna Krishna. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/10/new-york-approves-gemini-paxos-cryptocurrency/
A.P. Moller –Maersk and IBM have announced the creation of TradeLens, a jointly developed blockchain-enabled shipping solution by the two companies.
New developer guidelines released during WWDC set new rules for cryptocurrency apps distributed through both the iOS and Mac App Stores, writes Stephen Silver in AppleInsider. Here is the link: https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/06/11/apple-bans-cryptocurrency-mining-on-the-iphone-and-ipad
IBM and Chile's Santiago Exchange have inked a partnership to introduce blockchain technology across the country's financial sector. The agreement makes the Santiago Exchange the first stock market in Latin America to apply...
Bitcoin is at a 15-month low, writes Paul R. La Monica. Here is the link: https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/07/investing/bitcoin-prices-plunging/index.html
Citi and CME Clearing have implemented a real-time distributed ledger platform developed by Baton Systems.
BitPesa, a blockchain payments platform for Africa, with offices in Nairobi, Lagos, and London, has raised a follow-up to its Series A funding round from Greycroft as its lead investor, with Plug...
Enterprise blockchain technology company Axoni has completed a $32 million Series B financing round.
CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) are joining TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.
Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored, writes Kris Holt. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/20/florida-hacker-ransom-riviera-beach/
Crypto platform startup Dfinity has raised $102 million in funding.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC the recent craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies won't end well, Berkeley Lovelace Jr. writes. Here is the link: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/10/buffett-says-cyrptocurrencies-will-almost-certainly-end-badly.html