Galaxy Digital Joins $15 Million Investment Round in Crypto Security Firm CipherTrace

Blockchain security firm CipherTrace has secured a $15 million investment from Galaxy Digital and other venture capital firms. Mike Novogratz’s crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital has invested in blockchain security company CipherTrace, according to an official press release published on Feb. 19. CipherTrace has reportedly raised $15 million in venture capital in a new funding […]

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Hyundai Commercial Partners With IBM to Accelerate Blockchain Development

A financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai has partnered with IBM. Hyundai Commercial — a financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai — has announced a partnership with American tech giant IBM to modernize its business model using blockchain. The news was announced on Feb. 13 at IBM’s […]

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Global Pharma Giant Merck Wins US Blockchain, AI Patent for Product Authenticity

Merck, the world’s oldest pharma firm, has won a USPTO blockchain patent that aims to increase supply chain security. Merck, the world’s oldest operating pharmaceutical firm, has won a blockchain patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported Jan. 30 The German multinational has developed a system that uses […]

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Pump-and-Dump Groups Become ‘Widespread’ as Market Remains Largely Unregulated

New research reveals the scope of crypto pump-and-dump schemes. The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) recently published research studying the phenomenon of pump-and-dump groups within the crypto community. The paper — conducted by seven academics from Tel Aviv University, the University of Tulsa and the University of Mexico — concluded that “regulators should be very […]

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