Walmart Canada Rolls Out Blockchain-Based Freight and Payment System

Walmart Canada has launched an automated blockchain-based network designed to improve freight and payment processing. Walmart Canada — the retail giant’s Canadian branch — has rolled out an automated blockchain-based network for freight tracking and payments management, according to a Nov. 14 press release. The new system, which was developed in collaboration with blockchain company […]

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Coinbase, Kingdom Trust, Regal Assets Jointly Offer Crypto IRA and 401(K) Accounts

Crypto exchange Coinbase, custodian Kingdom Trust and investment firm Regal Assets have jointly begun offering crypto IRA and 401(K) accounts in the United States. Major American crypto exchange Coinbase, asset custodian Kingdom Trust and alternative assets investment firm Regal Assets have begun offering cryptocurrency-based individual retirement and 401(K) accounts in the United States. An individual […]

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Power Ledger Completes Peer-to-Peer Solar Energy Trading Trial in India

Australian blockchain energy firm Power Ledger and BSES Rajdhani Power Limited have successfully conducted a peer-to-peer solar power trading trial in India. Australian blockchain energy firm Power Ledger and Indian electricity distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) have completed a peer-to-peer (P2P) solar power trading trial in the country. Power Ledger announced the news […]

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Crypto Exchange OKEx Launches Bitcoin Futures Margined With Tether

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the launch of its Tether-margined Bitcoin futures contracts. Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts that are margined with the Tether (USDT) stablecoin. OKEx announced the new offering in a press release on Nov. 14. OKEx first announced its intention to launch USDT-settled futures trading with up to 100x […]

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Bitstamp Crypto Exchange Expands Into Asia-Pacific Region With New Hire

Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has hired Andrew Leelarthaepin to lead its business development efforts in Asia. Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has hired Andrew Leelarthaepin to lead its business development efforts in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. In a Nov. 13 press release, Bitstamp announced that Leelarthaepin was joining the company to further expand the exchange’s presence […]

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