Binance Exchange Sets Hackathon Finals For Singapore Next Month

Announcements, Blockchain, Event, Innovation | December 15, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will hold the first Binance SAFU Hackathon in Singapore on January 19 and 20. The 32-hour round-the-clock hackathon will empower blockchain engineers to rapidly prototype blockchain solutions to solve problems identified in existing systems.

With the theme ‘Query Platform for Address Security: Is the transaction address you are sending your crypto to SAFU?’,


Braintrust Closed $5M USD Funding Round, Works Toward Beta Launch

Announcements, Blockchain, Innovation | December 15, 2018 By:

Freelance Labs, the developer behind Braintrust, a new platform that will enable organizations and freelancers to get critical software projects built quickly, has closed approximately $5 million in its initial fundraising round. Institutional investors includeTrue Ventures, Homebrew, IDEO CoLab, Cambrian Asset Management, Uprising Capital and Vy Capital.


ZCoin’s Reuben Yap Talks On Privacy, Mastercard, Crypto Winter

Blockchain, FinTech, Innovation, Regulation | December 13, 2018 By:

Mastercard has filed a patent with claims that it has developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private by obscuring addresses and amounts.

Reuben Yap, the COO of privacy coin Zcoin, scoffed at the notion of a centralized authority granting anonymity.

“It is unsurprising that payment giants like MasterCard want to tap into the benefits of blockchain –