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KPMG will help ETCH formalize its work with distributed ledgers and provides full life-cycle support.
UK-based blockchain gaming company TriForce Tokens has announced the dates for its upcoming initial coin offering (ICO).
TriForce Tokens is a decentralized platform focused on providing users from the online gaming community with decentralized P2P trading, anti-piracy protection and the world’s first honorary rewards system.
Martin Wildberger, Royal Bank of Canada executive vice president for innovation and technology, said the bank is currently experimenting with blockchain technology to help move payments between its US and Canadian banks.
Wildberger said use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) would improve the speed of payments,
London-based energy tech company Electron has been awarded substantial funding from the UK government’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund to balance the energy grid using blockchain technology.
Electron is a start-up harnessing blockchain technologies to design more efficient, resilient and flexible systems for the energy sector.
Two bids to establish US exchange-traded funds in digital currencies have been pulled by their backers.
Intercontinental Exchange Inc’s NYSE Arca exchange withdrew an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday to list Grayscale Investments LLC’s Bitcoin Investment Trust.
Ethereum blockchain pioneer Anthony Di Iorio has joined the advisory board of Seattle-based e-sports betting company Unikrn, specifically advising the company’s UnikoinGold cryptocurrency team.
Di Iorio also took part in the company’s initial coin offering this week, when Unikorn sold $25 million of UnikoinGold cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin held at the $4,100 level today at mid-day, perhaps indicating some breath-taking by investors before the next run-up. Legacy bitcoin (BTC) was down percentage points after gaining $700 in the last week.
As usual, other cryptocurrencys followed the leader. Ethereum’s ether was back below $300,
San Francisco-based FinTech payments firm Ripple has expanded its Asian presence with a new office in Singapore. The new office comes a few weeks after the company opened its India office.
Ripple described Singapore as one of the biggest and busiest global trade centers and pointed to the country’s ambition to become a leading FinTech and innovation hub.
Global accounting firm Deloitte, one of the biggest blockchain and security consultants in the world, has suffered a hack that compromised sensitive information, including health records.
The UK newspaper The Guardian was the first to report the security intrusion at the billion-dollar firm,