Intercontinental Exchange Used ‘Crypto Winter’ to Scoop Up Digital Assets for Bakkt

ICE was reportedly using the “crypto winter” to purchase crypto assets at a discount for its institutional cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt. Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE) purportedly took advantage of the “crypto winter” to purchase crypto assets at a discount for its institutional cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt, Reuters reported on May 2. ICE’s chief executive officer […]

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Five Canadian Banks Employ SecureKey Blockchain System to Identify Users

Five Canadian banks will employ a blockchain-based user identification system developed by tech startup SecureKey Technologies. Five Canadian banks will be employing a blockchain-based user identification system developed by tech startup SecureKey Technologies, Bloomberg reports on May 1. Per the report, the Verified.Me digital identity system is now available to clients of the Royal Bank […]

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Tobacco Giant Philip Morris Estimates It Could Save Up to $20 Million by Using Blockchain

Philip Morris’ global head of architecture and tech innovation revealed that the firm wants to apply blockchain in tax stamp tracking. International tobacco company Philip Morris is considering blockchain use in tracking tax stamps on cigarette boxes, the firm’s spokesperson confirmed to Cointelegraph on April 26. Philip Morris International is looking to implement emerging technologies […]

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Report: Hamas’ Militant Wing Using Multiple BTC Wallet Addresses to Elude Authorities

The militant arm of Hamas is reportedly using increasingly complex measures to frustrate authorities’ attempts to track the flow of its cryptocurrency financing. The militant arm of Hamas — the de facto ruling authority of the Gaza Strip in Palestine — is reportedly using increasingly complex measures to frustrate authorities’ attempts to track the flow […]

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