Maltese Government Awards 19 Blockchain Scholarships Using DLT Fund

Malta’s government has awarded 19 blockchain scholarships from the fund set up by the University of Malta and MITA. The Maltese government has awarded 19 students blockchain scholarships worth a total of 160,000 euro ($179,000), local publication the Malta Independent reports May 23. The scholarships were granted by Silvio Schembri, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, […]

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‘Blockchain Is Really Democratizing a Lot of Things,’ Interview With Marta Piekarska, Director of Hyperledger’s Ecosystem

Talking with the director of ecosystem at Hyperledger on blockchain adoption, community stereotypes and the power of education. This interview has been edited and condensed. Hyperledger, an open source project, was created in 2016 by the Linux Foundation in order to support the development of blockchain-based distributed ledgers. All the members of Hyperledger — including […]

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Austria’s Largest Energy Provider Develops Blockchain Fridge With Bosch

Wien Energie has announced their new blockchain fridge, developed with Bosch, as part of a sustainable energy consumption experiment. Austria’s largest energy provider, Wien Energie, has developed a blockchain-driven fridge in partnership with tech giant Bosch, Cointelegraph’s correspondent reported from the ANON Blockchain Summit Austria. Wien Energie presented the new model during the crypto conference […]

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UN Aviation Agency President: Blockchain Can Offer Tremendous Benefits for Industry

Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu said that blockchain technology could offer tremendous benefits across global aviation systems. The president of the United Nation’s specialized agency for aviation has said that blockchain technology could offer tremendous benefits across aviation systems globally, industry news source AirTrafficManagement.net reported on April 4. The president, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, made his […]

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Austrian Economics Minister: ‘We Do Not Need Regulation for Blockchain’

Austrian Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs Margarete Schramboeck said that “we do not need regulation for blockchain.” Austrian Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs, Margarete Schramboeck said that “we do not need regulation for blockchain,” technology-focused media outlet Trending Topics reported on April 2. Schramboeck — who previously served as CEO of major Austrian […]

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Ripple CEO Says JPM Coin Lacks Interoperability: ‘Just Use the Dollar, I Don’t Get It!’

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says the recently-announced stablecoin from U.S. banking giant JPMorgan Chase lacks interoperability. Ripple (XRP) CEO Brad Garlinghouse says the recently-announced digital asset from United States banking giant JPMorgan Chase lacks the interoperability that would make it a significant innovation. Garlinghouse made his remarks during an interview at the 4th Annual DC […]

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CFTC Chair: Blockchain Could Have Transformed Regulators Real-Time Response to 2008 Crash

The chairman of the CFTC says that blockchain would have transformed regulators’ real-time responses to the 2008 global financial crash. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (СFTC), has said that blockchain would have transformed regulators’ real-time responses to the the 2008 global financial crash, if it had been in use […]

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European Parliament Member: Decentralization via DLT ‘Provides More Security’

Maltese politician and member of EP Roberta Metsola claimed that decentralization powered by blockchain “provides more security.” Maltese politician and a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Roberta Metsola claimed that decentralization powered by blockchain “provides more security,” Cointelegraph learned during her speech at the Malta Blockchain Summit on Friday, Nov. 2. Addressing the summit, […]

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Europe-Targeted Crypto Custodial Service Multiwallet Applies for Custodial License in Malta

Multiwallet will launch a Europe-targeted crypto custodial service in Malta, which claims to be compliant with initial local requirements. Blockchain firm Multiwallet will launch a Europe-targeted crypto custodial service regulated by Maltese regulators, the company revealed to Cointelegraph at the Malta Blockchain Summit on Nov. 2. Claiming to be fully compliant with Malta’s existing initial […]

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