Blockchain Used For Surety Policies In Team-up Of Bari, SIA Platform

Blockchain, FinTech, Innovation, Investing, Regulation | February 9, 2019 By:

The Municipality of Bari and payments platform SIA have teamed on a blockchain project that aims to digitize the process of managing surety policies.

A surety policy is an insurance contract through which an insurer guarantees compliance of performance to the purchaser concerning a contractual obligation or legal disposition.   Read more  »

Payments Firm SIA Teams With Italian City On Blockchain Project

Blockchain, Innovation, News | February 8, 2019 By:

The city of Bari, the capital of southern Italy’s Puglia region, is working with Italian payments firm SIA on an experiment exploring blockchain’s potential in digitizing the process of managing surety policies.

Founded in 1977, SIA provides solutions and technologies to the banking and finance sector in addition to platforms for financial markets and e-payment services.


Monero Accepted By Mariah Carey, G-Eazy and More For Online Shopping

Announcements, Now Accepting | December 6, 2017 By:

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Monero has launched Project Coral Reef, a new online shopping initiative where 45 musicians and five online stores will accept the cryptocurrency as payment this holiday season.

The initiative was created by serial entrepreneur and Monero fan Naveen Jain and Monero lead maintainer Riccardo “fluffypony” Spagni to elevate the awareness and viability of using Monero in everyday consumer transactions.