It’s almost Independence Day, as the long-awaited activation of SegWit2x – and the imminent fork into a new blockchain for Bitcoin Cash – are just hours away. While it’s a stretch to say not a creature was stirring, certainly this is a relatively calm period,
Belfrics Global SDH will create several bitcoin exchanges across Africa in the coming months, according to its top executive.
Praveen Kumar, Chairman and CEO, revealed the plans at the opening of a new exchange in Kenya over the weekend. The exchange will be located at the Villa Rosa Kempinski,
Bitcoin prices remained stable this morning, hours before the big SegWit2x activation and the possible fork with the creation of Bitcoin Cash (BCC). The early morning price sat at the $2,700 level, about what it was on Friday.
The lack of action was helped along by a trading halt on some exchanges and most ATMs.
Author Alex Tapscott, who co-authored the book Blockchain Revolution with his father, has started a digital asset investment firm with $20 million in initial financing.
The firm, NextBlock Global, will be exclusively focused on investments in the digital asset space.
U.K. analysis firm Juniper Research has issued a report indicating more than half of the world’s large corporations are looking into blockchain technology.
The findings, released today, said that 57 percent of large corporations (defined as any company with more than 20,000 employees) were deploying blockchain or strongly considering it.
CITIC Bank, China’s seventh-largest lender in terms of total assets, has developed a system for the settlement of credit that uses a blockchain-based electronic transmission network.
Named BCLC, the network claims to improve the efficiency of credit operations by transmitting messages within seconds.
Cybersecurity firm Comae Technologies has launched the first decompiler for Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM).
Called Porosity, the decompiler is designed to reverse-engineer the code behind smart contracts into checkable source code. Porosity is tasked to generate human-readable Solidity syntax smart contracts from any EVM bytecode.
BASF, in collaboration with blockchain startup Quantoz and IoT startup Ahrma, is investigating blockchain’s potential in tracking supply chains. The pilot is part of the Startup Autobahn initiative, an automotive industry-focused accelerator.
BASF is a German chemical company and one of the largest chemical producers in the world.
African blockchain company BitFinance has added Litecoin and Dash to its digital currency exchange, Bitcoinfundi.
BitFinance said it is scaling its exchange services, providing more scope, and widening the number of cryptocurrencies available to those interested in digital assets.
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