Turkish University Opens Blockchain Center at Boston’s Northeastern University

Turkish Bahçeşehir University has reportedly opened a blockchain center at Boston’s Northeastern University to provide informational support on the technology. Turkish Bahçeşehir University (BAU) has reportedly opened a blockchain center at Boston’s Northeastern University (NEU) to provide informational support on blockchain technology, Daily Sabah reports on May 7. Apart from informational support, the BAU–NEU Blockchain Laboratory’s […]

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Ant Financial Joins $10 Mln Series A, Partners With ZKP Blockchain Privacy Solutions Firm

Ant Financial has participated in a $10 million Series A round and partnered with QEDIT. Ant Financial, the financial affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has participated in a  $10 million Series A round for QEDIT, an Israeli blockchain privacy solutions firm that develops zero-knowledge proof (ZKP) technology. The news was reported by Israeli daily […]

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Finland: Financial Watchdog Adopts Role as Supervisory Authority for Crypto Sector

Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority is to assume its role as registration and supervisory authority for the crypto sector. Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) is set to assume its role as a registration authority and supervisory agency for crypto industry participants as new legislation comes into force this week. The news was revealed in an announcement […]

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The Burst of the Bitcoin Bubble: An Autopsy

An analysis of the bitcoin price movements from a leading Italian economist. Marcello Minenna is the director of the quantitative analysis and financial innovation unit in Consob (Italian Companies and Exchange Commission), —Italian government’s authority responsible for regulating the Italian securities market — as well as an adjunct professor of stochastic finance at the London […]

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Report: Hamas’ Militant Wing Using Multiple BTC Wallet Addresses to Elude Authorities

The militant arm of Hamas is reportedly using increasingly complex measures to frustrate authorities’ attempts to track the flow of its cryptocurrency financing. The militant arm of Hamas — the de facto ruling authority of the Gaza Strip in Palestine — is reportedly using increasingly complex measures to frustrate authorities’ attempts to track the flow […]

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