Report: Alipay and WeChat Pay Require Huobi to Remove Payment Methods from OTC Desk

Chinese payment giants Alipay and WeChat Pay reportedly requested Huobi to remove their services from its OTC trading desk. Alipay and WeChat Pay reportedly requested that crypto exchange Huobi remove their payment services from its over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk, local media agency Sina reported on Jan. 25. Major Chinese digital payments providers, Alibaba’s Alipay and […]

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Cargill Invests Digital Engineering to Develop Hyperledger Grid

Agricultural giant Cargill will invest its digital engineering resources to develop Hyperledger Grid. United States-based agricultural conglomerate Cargill has announced that it is investing digital engineering resources to develop Hyperledger Grid, according to an announcement on Jan. 25. Hyperledger Grid is a recently announced project from Hyperledger that aims to streamline supply chains by using […]

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JP Morgan-Backed Firm Partners with Blockchain Startup Owned By Former Deloitte Exec

JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with a blockchain startup run by a former Deloitte exec. JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with SUKU Ecosystem, a blockchain startup owned by former Deloitte exec Eric Piscini, according to a tweet on Tuesday, Jan. 22. SUKU, which is parented by another Piscini-owned blockchain […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 14–20: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Bakkt has announced their first acquisition, and a New Zealand crypto exchange has been hacked. Top Stories This Week Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Delayed Until February After Vulnerability Found Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork has been delayed until late February after smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity found a security vulnerability allowing a reentrancy attack. The […]

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Linux-Targeting Cryptojacking Malware Disables Cloud-Based Security Measures: Report

A new cryptojacking malware reportedly has the ability to disable cloud-based security measures to avoid detection on Linux-based servers. A new cryptojacking malware has the ability to disable cloud-based security measures to avoid detection on Linux servers, research by information security company Palo Alto Networks Jan. 17 reveals. The malware in question mines Monero (XMR) […]

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NASA Publishes Proposal for Air Traffic Management Blockchain Based on HyperLedger

NASA proposed an air traffic management blockchain based on the Hyperledger Fabric open-source software. The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has proposed an air traffic management blockchain, according to a paper published on the agency’s official website on Jan. 10. The proposed system would employ an open-source permissioned blockchain to enable secure, […]

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Equity Fund CEO Recommends to Steer Clear of Crypto, Advises to Focus on ‘Basic Goods’

The CEO of investment firm Gateway Partners has said investors should avoid Bitcoin and concentrate on traditional investments. The CEO of investment house Gateway Partners, is shunning Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency in favor of more traditional investment strategies, Asia-focused business publication Nikkei Asian Review reported on Jan. 2. Gateway Partners is an advisory and private […]

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Hyperledger Onboards 12 New Members Including Alibaba Cloud, Deutsche Telekom and Citi

Open source initiative Hyperledger has announced 12 new members including Alibaba Cloud, Citi and Deutsche Telekom, among others. Hyperledger has onboarded 12 new members, including such major firms as Alibaba Cloud, Citi, and Deutsche Telekom, according to an announcement published on Dec. 11. Launched in 2016, Hyperledger is an open source project created by the […]

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