• RAKBank launches block-chain based payments to India
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore issues consultation on Payments bill
  • Dash Prices surge to reach an all time high of $600
  • Mad Money host Cramer joins the critics
  • SmartOne: First decentralized legal community

Metronome: New digital currency to overcome shortcomings of Bitcoin

A controversial figure, Jeff Garzik has debated on bitcoin scaling. He revealed that he has created a new currency which aimed to overcome the shortcomings of bitcoin. Jeff was one of the core developers of the technology behind bitcoin. Jeff has been publicising his new currency Metronome. It will be the first crypto-currency coin which will allow users to switch block-chains on same token. Coins will be capable of moving…


Retailers and producers turn to blockchain to improve food safety

IBM announced that 10 companies will collaborate in the global food supply chain to explore blockchain technologies. Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, McLane Company, Nestle, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart will work with IBM to strengthen consumers confidence in global food system. For food companies and suppliers across the chain, the block-chain is an important and intriguing technology to trace back the journey of product all…

World's first decentralized gaming ecosystem

Flux: World’s first decentralized gaming ecosystem

Flux company announced the launch of the ICO campaign for the world’s first global decentralized gaming ecosystem based on block-chain technology. This is the first solution that has been presented to the e-sports arena. It will provide decentralized interaction of gamers, viewers and the platform itself. Flux is an ecosystem which will provided different levels of interactivity of the gaming process. It will provide a way to monetize gaming achievements…

American Express uses blockchain

American Express to establish a new customer reward system based on blockchain

The travel wing of American Express may consider the use of block-chain to provide personalized customer rewards system. A new patent was filled by US Patent and Trademark office that details a concept for offering customer specific types of rewards (points or virtual currency tied to a product). The patent indicates that the financial organization would make these offers by analyzing personalized data about the customer by identifying their historic…

Etheruem Gold ICO

Etheruem Gold (ETHG): ICO

We can see a growing acceptance of decentralised applications by developers and users. Secondly, the transfer or money instantaneously is a very attractive option for the receiver and the sender. These two attractive features are combined to make block-chain products also known as crypto-currencies. Catching up on the trend and the pace Etheruem Gold has been launched to satisfy the growing aspirations of millions of people, equipping them with the…

Block-chain start-up Sun Exchange

Block-chain startup Sun Exchange raises $1.6 million

There is a new block-chain start-up Sun Exchange that has raised $1.6 million in seed funding last week The company attracted a number of investors like Network Society Ventures, Kalon Venture Partners, and startup accelerators BoostVC, Techstars and Powerhouse. Last year this start-up joined the Plug n Play start-up accelerator Sun Exchange platform utilises the new technology to rent out solar panels so transactions can be recorded on block-chain and payments…


MasterCard leaps onto block-chain payment tools

Mastercard, the credit card giant is pushing ahead with a set of blockchain payment tools first unveiled last year, opening to merchants and banks for wider use. The company released a press release in which it announced that it would be working on a business to business transaction system with the block-chain technology, as an attempt to address challenges of speed, transparency and costs in cross-border payments. Mastercard unveiled the…


emCash: The world’s first state sponsored Crypto-currency

Over the last half century, Dubai has managed to evolve from a small desert city to a metropolis of more than 3 million people. This country has managed to catch in the tech fever. The government announced that it will be rolling out automated flying taxis in the next 3 years. A real life robo-cop prototype was also revealed, bringing all our sci-fi dreams into reality. To truly create a…

Bitcoin All Time High

Bitcoin surges to a new all time high of $6000

Earlier today, the bitcoin hit an all-time high of $6000 for the third time in the past month. The last stable price of Bitcoin was $5,600. This jump has been predicted by financial analysts including Holger Zschapitz, the senior editor at Welt as the idea of Bitcoin exchange traded funds in regulated markets was floated. The US Bitcoin market is highly anticipating this new development in the trading of the…


Bitfinex Terminates US Customers from its Clientele Base

Bitfinex, the high volume crypto-currency exchange based out of Hong Kong, has announced that it will be terminating business ties with its U.S. individual customers, and has set the deadline for November 9th for all digital tokens be withdrawn from those accounts. This comes after Bitfinex began barring U.S. customers from trading Ethereum-based (ERC20) tokens that were issued from ICOs, back on August 16th. There are several reasons that the…