Saturday, March 24, 2018

Chinese stock exchange cracks down on Blockchain claims

The Shenzhen Exchange in China has started cracking down on companies using misleading blockchain affiliations to boost their stock prices. Read more:

UK exchange to launch first cryptocurrency futures contract

Coinfloor, a London-based group of cryptocurrency exchanges, plans to launch a futures exchange for digital assets. Read more:

Everledger closes $10m Series A led by GMP, Fidelity

Everledger, a blockchain technology platform to lower risk and fraud for banks, insurers and open marketplaces, has closed a $10.4m Series A. Read more:

Crypto advertising crackdown could ‘disrupt the market’

A crackdown on crypto advertising could harm legitimate currency providers just as much as ‘disreputable operators’, according to eToro CEO Yoni Assia. Read more:

Northern Trust places aduitor node on private equity blockchain

Northern Trust is providing an audit node on its private equity distributed ledger, to provide firms access to fund data direct from the blockchain. Read more:

A 12-month freeze on US token trading is just beginning

The SEC's actions against U.S. ICOs appear to not only be discouraging innovation, they're leaving even experts confused about the state of play. Read more:

Plattsburgh’s crypto mining ban could end earlier than expected

Plattsburgh imposed an 18-month halt on new commercial cryptomining operations, but indicated it could end sooner if protections are put in place.Read more:

Amex files Blockchain faster payment patent

American Express files a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office related to blockchain and faster payments. Read more:

Royal Bank of Canada explores Blockchain to automate credit scores

A patent application by the Royal Bank of Canada outlines ways of using a blockchain-based system to make the credit rating process more transparent. Read more:

LL Bean scraps blockchain project

L.L. Bean's data collection project aimed to gather information like temperatures their products were worn in, frequency of wear and number of washes. Read more: