Swiss ‘Smart Card’ Crypto Wallet Tangem Gets $15 Million From Japan’s SBI Group

Crypto hardware wallet developer Tangem says newly raised funds will go towards increasing penetration in industries such as transport and loyalty. Switzerland-based Cryptocurrency ‘smart card’ wallet manufacturer Tangem has secured $15 million in funding from Japanese finance giant SBI Group, the company confirmed in a press release Jan. 21. Tangem, which began issuing its first […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 14–20: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Bakkt has announced their first acquisition, and a New Zealand crypto exchange has been hacked. Top Stories This Week Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Delayed Until February After Vulnerability Found Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork has been delayed until late February after smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity found a security vulnerability allowing a reentrancy attack. The […]

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Spanish Car Manufacturer SEAT Joins Alastria Consortium to Develop Blockchain Products

SEAT, the largest car manufacturer in Spain, has joined Alastria consortium focused on the development of blockchain technology. Spanish automobile manufacturer SEAT has joined Alastria consortium to work on the development of blockchain-based products. Cointelegraph in Spanish reported the news Jan. 16. Founded in 1950, SEAT is a state-owned industrial company and Spain’s largest car […]

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ConsenSys Joins News Industry Leaders to Invest in New WordPress Publishing Platform

ConsenSys has invested $350,000 in the new WordPress project called Newspack, an open-source publishing platform. Blockchain tech firm ConsenSys has joined news industry leaders to contribute to the creation of a new revenue-generating news platform by WordPress, according to an official press release published on Jan. 14. ConsenSys has invested $350,000 in the new WordPress […]

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