German Government Consults Industry About Blockchain Technology

Germany is consulting companies and industry groups that could become stakeholders in the country’s blockchain development. The German government is consulting companies and industry groups that could become stakeholders in the country’s blockchain development, Reuters reports on Feb. 18. The unnamed companies and groups have reportedly been invited to supply recommendations from this week onwards. […]

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Mauritius Regulators to Approve Digital Asset Custodian Licensing Framework

The Financial Services Commission of Mauritius is establishing a regulatory framework for digital asset custodian services. The Mauritanian Financial Services Commission (FSC) is establishing a regulatory framework for digital asset custodian services, according to an official announcement published on Feb. 8. The new regulation will be effective as of March 1 and will require custodian […]

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Blockchain-Based Digital ID Systems Are Increasingly Finding Real-World Use

Blockchains and digital IDs are moving beyond hype, and bringing real benefits to individuals and organizations. According to the latest estimates, we generate around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. That’s 2.5 followed by 17 zeros — or rather 2.5 trillion million — a number that’s impossible to visualize intuitively, but nonetheless has massive implications […]

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Major Swiss Stock Exchange SIX to Launch New Blockchain-Powered Digital Exchange

Switzerland’s principal stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will test blockchain integration for its forthcoming parallel digital trading platform SDX in the second half of this year. Switzerland‘s principal stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will test blockchain integration for its forthcoming parallel digital trading platform SDX in the second half of this year. The news was […]

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Blockchain Lending Firm Dharma Raises $7 Million From Coinbase Ventures, Others

Blockchain-based lending firm Dharma Labs raised $7 million from big investors including Coinbase Ventures. San Francisco-based blockchain lending firm Dharma Labs has raised $7 million from big investors including Coinbase Ventures, as the company confirmed to Cointelegraph on Feb. 5. According to crypto news outlet The Block Crypto, Dharma Labs is planning to use the […]

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