New York Regulators Designate New Division to License Crypto Businesses

The New York Department of Financial Services — the state’s finance watchdog — has formed a new division for licensing crypto-related businesses. The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), the state’s financial regulator, has established a new department that will be responsible for licensing and regulating crypto-related businesses. In a statement on July 23, […]

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CertiK Foundation Launches Security-Focused Blockchain

CertiK has released a blockchain with purported top-to-bottom security features, including support for DeepSEA-based smart contracts. Blockchain cybersecurity company CertiK has launched its native CertiK Chain blockchain. The CertiK Foundation announced its new release in an official blog post on July 22. According to the announcement, CertiK Chain aims to provide a blockchain infrastructure that […]

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New Survey: 49% of Americans and Brits Don’t Trust Facebook’s Libra

A survey from instant messaging application Viber shows that 49% of Americans and Brits would not trust Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Almost half of Americans and Brits would not trust Facebook in regards to its long-awaited stablecoin Libra, technology and market-focused news platform Telecoms.com reported on July 22. Facebook’s trust issues could hurt Libra project Citing […]

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Siemens Considers Using Blockchain Tech for Carsharing

Siemens is looking to potentially provide blockchain-based solutions, and has suggested some use cases for the transportation industry, including carsharing. Self-proclaimed electrification, automation and digitalization global giant Siemens has shown an interest in adopting blockchain-based solutions. In particular, Siemens is exploring the use of blockchain in the transportation industry, as per a report by Forbes […]

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