Former CFTC Chair Teams With Accenture To Launch The Digital Dollar Project

Blockchain, News | January 17, 2020 By:

The Digital Dollar Foundation has teamed with professional services giant Accenture to advance exploration of a United States Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).

Formed by former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chair J. Christopher Giancarlo, Charles Giancarlo and Daniel Gorfine, the Digital Dollar Foundation is a not-for-profit organization created to launch the Digital Dollar Project,


Crypto Exchange Kraken Acquires Australian Crypto Service Provider Bit Trade

Announcements, News | January 16, 2020 By:

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has acquired Australia’s longest-running crypto service Bit Trade.

Bit Trade enables fast, simple and secure trading of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by tapping into global exchanges and aggregating prices. Since launching in 2013, the firm quickly built a strong reputation for offering intuitive and sophisticated products without compromising security or regulatory compliance.


Beijing’s Municipal Government Registers Offices On “Menu Blockchain” System

Blockchain, News | January 15, 2020 By:

Beijing Tong, a mobile app developed by Beijing’s municipal government, has reportedly registered over 1,000 business offices on its “menu blockchain” system.

Beijing Tong has been developed to promote “smart governance,” while streamlining public service provision to Beijing’s residents. The “menu blockchain” system records data collected from different government units and ensures that it is immutable.