Bitfury Partners With Kazakhstan-Based Financial Hub to Cooperate on Blockchain Projects

Bitfury teamed up with the Astana International Financial Centre to collaborate on blockchain development in the region. Blockchain tech giant Bitfury partnered with major Kazakhstan-based financial hub to apply the technology across multiple industries, local government-backed newspaper The Astana Times reports on May 21. Headquartered in Nur-Sultan, the newly renamed capital of Kazakhstan, the Astana […]

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Decentralized Identity: How Microsoft (and Others) Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control Personal Data

Microsoft continues its blockchain streak, empowering users to own personal data. Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software makers by revenue, is currently on a blockchain streak. This time, Microsoft presented a vast blockchain-related plan: a decentralized identity (DID) network built atop of the bitcoin network, which can potentially empower users all over the internet […]

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Zebpay Crypto Exchange Extends Trading Services to Australia

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay has launched trading services in Australia. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay has launched trading services in Australia, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 7. Zebpay has expanded its trading services to Australia by opening a new office in the fintech hub of Melbourne. The exchange’s Australian customers are […]

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Vietnam: CMC Telecom, Akamai to Prevent DDoS Trading Floor Attacks for Blockchain Startups

The partnership aims to keep user data safe and prevent distributed denial-of-service attacks. Vietnam’s CMC Telecom and American cloud service provider Akamai have signed a joint agreement to deliver security services to a blockchain-based trading floor, according to a report shared on CMC’s website on May 2. Akamai is one of the biggest global distributed computing platforms, […]

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Ohio State Legislature Introduces Bill to Allow Gov’t to Implement Blockchain Solutions

The new bill would allow the state government and other government entities to implement blockchain solutions. A new bill introduced on April 24 in the American state of Ohio’s House of Representatives would, if passed, allow the state government and other government entities to implement blockchain solutions in the exercise of their authority. According to […]

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Young Africa Looks to Crypto for Payment

Lagos has an interest in crypto, but adoption is slow, with many only considering Bitcoin as an alternative means of receiving foreign payments. Data from Google Trends shows that Lagos, Nigeria ranks as the number one city based on the volume of online searches for Bitcoin (BTC). While this data may indicate a high level […]

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ICC to Support Blockchain Adoption Among Its 45 Million Member Businesses

Perlin will assist the world’s largest business organization to get to grips with the technology’s potential applications. Singapore blockchain startup Perlin is helping the world’s largest business organization, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), roll out the technology, the company confirmed in a press release on April 12. Perlin, which is already involved in blockchain […]

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