UK Watchdog Allows Three Blockchain Firms to Join Regulatory Sandbox

Three blockchain-focused firms are among the latest 29 companies accepted into the U.K. financial watchdog’s regulatory sandbox. The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has allowed three blockchain-based businesses to join the latest cohort of its regulatory sandbox, the organization announced on April 29. Diro Labs is one of the blockchain-driven companies accepted by the FCA for performing […]

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Vitalik Buterin Tweets ETH Development Proposals After Elon Musk’s ‘Ethereum’ Tweet Bait

Technology entrepreneur and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sparked a conversation with Vitalik Buterin. Technology entrepreneur and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sparked a conversation with ether (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin with his laconic one-word tweet “Ethereum” on April 29. The tweet, which Musk swiftly ironized by adding “jk” within the same thread, prompted Buterin […]

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The Reserve Bank of India’s Regulatory Sandbox Accepts Blockchain, Excludes Crypto

Fintech firms can put blockchain technology to the test, but cryptocurrency projects are excluded, India’s central bank has announced. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the terms of its regulatory sandbox in report on April 18. Per the terms of the sandbox, various applications of blockchain technology can be tested, while cryptocurrency-related projects […]

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Smart Cities Offer Promises and Concerns Over Privacy

Smart cities promise new horizons, but there are privacy concerns. The promise is great for so-called smart cities, which will deploy a network of interactive sensors to achieve efficiency and innovation. The smart city vision includes driverless cars, renewable energy to aid a city’s power consumption, energy-efficient buildings, and communications systems that work with the location’s […]

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Identity Solution Provider Reveals New $50 Mln Fund, Blockchain Firm Is First Investment

Okta has launched a $50 million investment fund and announced its first investment in Trusted Key, a blockchain-based digital identity firm. San Francisco-based enterprise identity solution provider Okta has launched a $50 million investment fund and announced its first investment in Trusted Key, a blockchain-based digital identity firm. The news was revealed in an official […]

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