Bithumb Partners With Chainalysis Amid Tightening Korean Regulations

Top Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has solicited blockchain forensics firm Chainalysis to monitor for suspicious transactions on its platform. On March 10, major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb announced it has partnered with crypto forensics firm Chainanylsis following the passing of new Korean crypto regulations. Bithumb will employ Chainalysis’s “Reactor” investigations tool to examine suspicious […]

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Japan’s Financial Regulator Launches Global Blockchain Governance Initiate

Japan’s Financial Services Agency has launched a Bitcoin Governance Initiate Network to foster the “sustainable development” of the DLT sector. Japan’s financial regulator announced the launch of its global Blockchain Governance Initiative Network (BGIN) on March 10. The BGIN intends to foster the “sustainable development of the blockchain community.” The Financial Services Agency Japan (JFSA) […]

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Dubai Welcomes Global Businesses With First Blockchain KYC Platform

DIFC and Mashreq Bank launch Blockchain KYC platform to support faster business registration in the UAE. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Mashreq bank announced the launch of their new blockchain data-sharing platform on March 1st. This platform will allow licensed businesses and corporations to open digital bank accounts instantly by verifying their identities via […]

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Australia to Release National Blockchain Roadmap After Year of Preparation

The Australian government is going to release its national blockchain strategy on Friday, Feb. 7, following a nearly year-long preparation. The Australian government is going to launch its national blockchain strategy on Friday, Feb. 7, following a nearly year-long preparation. It has been almost a year since the country’s Ministry for Industry, Science and Technology […]

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UAE Health Ministry Debuts Blockchain Platform for Medical Data

The UAE’S health ministry’s new blockchain platform aims to improve the efficiency of smart health services in the country. The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) together with the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Dubai Healthcare City and other relevant authorities has launched a blockchain-based health data storage platform. According to The Emirates News Agency […]

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Does Algorand 2.0 Prove an Appealing Option for Developers?

Government agencies, sports franchises and mainstream exchanges are first real-world adopters of the popular “pure proof-of-stake” Algorand blockchain. Algorand officially unveiled a suite of new features to its pure-proof-of-stake network at the end of November, dubbed Algorand 2.0. The latest suite of technical innovation by the emerging “frictionless finance” network, the upgrade encompasses the official […]

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