Data Privacy in a Post-Murphy Landscape

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, Blockchain, Innovation, Opinion, Regulation | January 10, 2019 By:

The Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association (“Murphy”), which removed the barrier to legalized sports betting, has not only opened the door to traditional sports betting in casinos, but in certain states, has allowed for the expansion of sports betting to online and mobile platforms.


Blockchain Travel Platform KeyoCoin Tabs Dan Marchese For Mobile Advisory

Job Appointments | January 10, 2019 By:

Blockchain travel rewards platform KeyoCoin has appointed Dan Marchese, ex-director of mobile for TripAdvisor (and Viator), who will become the company’s advisor for mobile app development and strategy.

KeyoCoin is developing a blockchain universal travel rewards platform, mobile marketplace, and decentralized utility token to offer cryptocurrency rewards.


Payments Platform UTRUST Partners With Quid POS For Merchant Crypto Transactions

Announcements, Innovation | January 10, 2019 By:

UTRUST cryptocurrency payment solution has partnered with partnership with Quid Smart Vendor POS  to offer merchants the abilty to take payments in cryptocurrency

The system offers instant transactions, buyer protection, and crypto-to-cash settlements, the companies said.

“One of the advantages of having a knowledgeable partner at the forefront of the future-of-payments is that it provides our Smart Vendors a reliable processor to accept cryptocurrency payments,” said Sheryl Carr,


Blockchain Trial For Settlement Of Tickets Completed By Airlines Reporting Corp.

Blockchain, News | January 10, 2019 By:

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC), in partnership with blockchain startup Blockskye, has successfully completed a joint blockchain proof of concept (PoC) for settlement of direct ticket sales.

ARC, which is owned by nine major airlines, provides ticket transaction settlement services between airlines and travel agencies (both traditional and online) and the travel management companies that sell their products in the United States.