Nordic Banking Giant Nordea Opens Blockchain Trading Platform to More Clients

Nordea is expanding its blockchain-based we.trade platform to small and medium-sized enterprise clients. Nordic private banking institution Nordea is expanding its offering of the blockchain-based trading platform we.trade to its small and middle-sized business customers (SMEs),  according to a press release on May 9. The platform will purportedly help address trust deficits extant in current […]

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Starbucks Working With Microsoft for Blockchain-Based Coffee Tracking Platform

U.S.-based coffee chain Starbucks is working with tech giant Microsoft on its blockchain-based coffee tracking initiative. United States-based coffee chain Starbucks will implement tech giant Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain Service to track coffee production, tech news site GeekWire reports on May 6. Starbucks first announced its “bean to cup” initiative in 2018, stating that it would […]

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Bitfinex’s Price for Bitcoin, $300 Higher than Market Rate, Excluded from CoinMarketCap

CoinMarketCap’s website explains that prices can be manually excluded from its bitcoin average if it “does not seem indicative of a free market price.” Market data resource CoinMarketCap (CMC) has excluded Bitfinex’s price for bitcoin (BTC) from its global average, its website showed on May 6. The embattled exchange’s BTC price was $5,986.60 at press time — almost […]

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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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