Swiss Financial Watchdog Issues Country’s First Crypto Asset Management License

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued the country’s first cryptocurrency asset management license to a crypto investment fund. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued the country’s first cryptocurrency asset management license to a crypto investment fund, Swiss-centered media outlet Swissinfo reports today, Oct. 9. The recipient is Crypto Fund, […]

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PwC Partners with Decentralized Lending Platform to Provide Expertise in Stablecoin Launch

PwC will provide tech expertise to decentralized lending platform Cred in the launch of their USD-backed stablecoin. “Big four” audit giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has partnered with decentralized lending platform Cred to provide tech expertise in the launch of their USD-backed stablecoin, the company announced on Monday, October 8. In the announcement, the professional services firm […]

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China Launches Licensed Blockchain ‘Pilot Zone’ to Further Tech Usage

China aims to “attract talent” and “explore application” of blockchain tech with new pilot zone. China’s Hainan Province became the host of the country’s “first” officially licensed “‘blockchain pilot zone” Monday, Oct. 8, China’s official state-run press agency Xinhua reports. With its base at the Hainan Resort Software Community (RSC), a dedicated tech space and […]

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UK Telecoms Regulator Receives Grant to Deploy Blockchain for Telephone Number Management

The British telecoms regulator has received a £700,000 grant to explore blockchain applications for better telephone number management. The United Kingdom (U.K.) Office of Communications (Ofcom) has received a £700,000 ($916,00) grant from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to explore blockchain technology, according to an announcement published Oct. 8. The grant […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, October 8

With major events coming for the crypto industry in October and November, do the charts confirm that the market has bottomed out? The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own […]

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Walmart Inks Content Deal With MGM

Walmart is partnering with Metro Goldwyn Mayer, the U.S. movie studio, to create content for Vudu, its video on demand service. CNBC, citing Walmart, reported the retailer has been looking for ways to boost Vudu, which it acquired eight years ago, as its subscriber numbers are far behind Netflix. The idea is to find ways to […]

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IBM Launches Blockchain Food Tracking Network, Joined by Retail Giant Carrefour

IBM officially launches blockchain-based Food Trust, announcing its partnership with French-based retail giant Carrefour. U.S. tech giant IBM has officially launched its blockchain-based food tracking network, Food Trust, after 18 months of testing, the company revealed in a press-release Monday, October 8. In the same announcement, the corporation revealed that another major food retailer Carrefour […]

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