Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Oct. 6 – 12 in Review

This week’s selected cryptocurrency and blockchain news from the German-speaking world, courtesy of Cointelegraph auf Deutsch. The German-speaking world has experienced another week full of exciting developments in the crypto industry, with Germany investigating the feasibility of a blockchain-based regional power trading platform, Iota Foundation joining forces with Zühlke to solve engineering problems and the […]

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Tim Draper Bets on New .Crypto Domain to Replace Wallet Addresses

Tim Draper-backed Unstoppable Domains has launched its blockchain domain registry to boost adoption of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Tim Draper-backed Unstoppable Domains has launched its new .crypto domain registry on the Ethereum blockchain. The registry allows users to connect any cryptocurrency address to their domain, enabling payments to be made using just the domain name, according […]

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Blockchain Healthcare Firm Wins US National Science Foundation Grant

SimplyVital Health has received a $225,000 grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to research means of reducing healthcare costs. New England-based blockchain firm SimplyVital Health, Inc. has received a $225,000 grant from the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to research integration of its protocol Nexus with the Graphene protocol. The NSF awarded the […]

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Decentralized Communication Startup New Vector Raises $8.5M

British decentralized communication startup New Vector has raised $8.5 million to promote an alternative messaging protocol. London-based decentralized communication startup New Vector has raised $8.5 million to drive adoption for Matrix, a major alternative messaging protocol. Slack rival Riot.IM The Matrix protocol, which enables secure communication via end-to-end encrypted messaging applications such as Riot.IM, an […]

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ConsenSys Supports 7 More Ethereum Startups With $175K Grant

ConsenSys’s grants scheme continues a commitment to fund Ethereum innovation throughout 2019 and is now in its third round. Ethereum venture production studio ConsenSys has selected seven new Ethereum-based projects to support with $175,000 of funding. ConsenSys recognizes “more unique ideas” Speaking to crypto industry media outlet CoinDesk on Oct. 10, the company’s head of […]

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Binance Launches P2P Trading for Chinese Yuan

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance launches peer-to-peer trading for Bitcoin, Ether and Tether against the Chinese Yuan. Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched peer-to-peer trading for Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and Tether (USDT) against the Chinese Yuan (CNY). In an announcement published on Oct. 9, the exchange revealed that the service will be initially available to […]

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