California University Initiates Blockchain Courses

After curating courses at Harvard, Oxford, and Cambridge, a blockchain firm is rolling out its programs at three California universities. MouseBelt’s Blockchain Accelerator was launched on Wednesday at UC Davis, UC Los Angeles, and UC Santa Barbara. The initiative aims to enhance the educational presence at selected institutions. The firm …

Cryptocurrencies Will Grow More Outside the U.S.

Glenn Fogel, CEO of Booking Holdings an online travel agency believes that digital currencies will grow and gain more popularity but outside the United States. The recently appointed CEO spoke about his support for cryptocurrencies in an interview. During the interview, Fogel discussed blockchain and crypto along with major issues …

World Bank Raises $33 Million For Its Blockchain Platform

According to the recent report, the World Bank has raised an additional $33 million for its Kangaroo Bond due for August 2020 using a blockchain. The bank stated that this is the first bond that has been created, allocated transferred and managed via its distributed ledger technology (DLT). Various Banks …

Blockchain Can Solve Electric Vehicle Charging System

University of Waterloo, Canada has recently published an article about research conducted on blockchain technology. The research team has used blockchain to improve trust in electric vehicle (EV) charging systems. The research can expand the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. An EV charging service provider would look for property owners …

Samsung Adds Bitcoin Support to its Blockchain Phones

Samsung phone users can now use Bitcoin (BTC) integrated features on the mobiles. The company has enabled BTC features on its blockchain-enabled smartphones. In March 2019, Samsung launched Galaxy s10 smartphones with a “Blockchain Keystore”. The phone offers crypto storage and transactions for Ethereum (ETH) and ERC-20 related tokens. The …

UK’s Welfare Dept. to Use DLT Payments

To bring an update in the payment system, the U.K.’s Pensions and Welfare Department has planned to adopt Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for the processing of their payments. Recently, the authority published a blog post regarding the ideas that are going to be implemented.  Richard Laycock, the deputy director at …

New Zealand: It is Legal to Pay Salaries in Crypto

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) (New Zealand’s tax office) has made it legal to pay salaries in digital currencies and it can be taxed accordingly. The agency published a report where it claimed under the Income Tax Act (to section RD 3) that an employee can be paid his salaries …

Etihad Airways Partners With Winding Tree

According to Reuter’s report, Etihad Airways has partnered with a Switzerland-based blockchain company to build its internal information systems. Winding Tree is a decentralized business-to-business marketplace built on Ethereum. It provides logistical support for Etihad Airway’s distribution system. The collaboration aims to proceed with third-party operators that currently manage its …

New Jersey Stops Two ICOs

New Jersey Bureau of Securities has ordered two state-based Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) to stop the operations. Zoptax and UNOcall have been issued with emergency orders by the New Jersey officials. Canadian and American regulators coordinated under the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and proposed the ban. According to …

Chinese Hackers Are Targeting Crypto Firms

The cybersecurity company FireEye has published an article where it claims that Chinese state hackers are trying to hack cryptocurrency and video game companies. The targeted countries include India, France, Japan, Italy, Singapore, South Korea, Myanmar, Netherlands, Thailand, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Hong Kong, Switzerland, and Turkey. The targeted …

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