NBA Partners With Firm Behind CryptoKitties for Crypto Collectible Game

The NBA has partnered with the crypto collectibles developer behind CryptoKitties to launch a new collectibles platform and competitive game. The United States National Basketball Association (NBA) and its affiliated union — the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) — have partnered with Dapper Labs of CryptoKitties-fame to release a new crypto collectibles game. According to […]

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US Senate Crypto Hearing Key Takeaways: Blockchain Is ‘Inevitable’

A recap of U.S. Senate’s crypto hearing: discussions about financial inclusivity, potential benefits of crypto and more criticism of Facebook’s Libra… On July 30, the United States Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs hosted a hearing on cryptocurrencies in a regulatory context. Lawmakers are showing renewed interest in digital currencies against the backdrop of […]

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Dubai to Launch KYC-Focused Blockchain Consortium for Businesses in 2020

The DIFC, Mashreq Bank and Norbloc will jointly launch a blockchain-based KYC data-sharing consortium in the first quarter of 2020. A new partnership between the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Mashreq Bank, and fintech firm Norbloc aims to launch a blockchain-based Know Your Customer (KYC) data-sharing consortium in 2020. The official UAE news agency, Emirates […]

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