Saturday, September 22, 2018

‘A huge step forward’: Bahrain minister hails blockchain tech

Bahrain Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs, Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza has called blockchain technology a "true mark of progress" as he urges companies to Read more: www.ccn.com

IBM joins Stellar for ‘Blockchain World Wire’

IBM's cross-border payments solution will facilitate instant clearing and settlement of all transactions using Stellar's blockchain network. Read more: www.coinspeaker.com

Crypto echange Bittrex buys stake in Malta startup

Bittrex, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has just bought a 10 percent stake in Palladium, a Malta-based blockchain company Read more: www.ccn.com

Australia’s biggest stock exchange delays blockchain integration

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has postponed the integration of its blockchain post-trade settlements system from late 2020 to Q1 2021 Read more: www.ccn.com

SOMA raises €50,000 in Round One funding from Business Finland

SOMA, a blockchain solution to facilitate trade and social interactions, has received an initial investment from Business Finland. Read more: fintech.global

Singapore, China to benefit from blockchain innovation fund

Chinese and Singaporean companies operating within the fields of ICT and media have received a boost with the launch of a new fund to support collaborations among them. Read more: www.ccn.com

Chinese county establishes blockchain company

Chinese municipal government to establish new blockchain company to develop the local forestry economy. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Apollon reshaping e-commerce ecosystem

Aiming to become a leader in transforming the digital entertainment ecosystem, the new Apollon Platform enables cross-chain interaction technology Read more: www.coinspeaker.com

Blockchain’s scaling problem, explained

Blockchain may be thriving, but there’s one challenge that stands in its way: scalability. Can the technology adapt to satisfy the ever-growing user demand? Read more: cointelegraph.com

Coinbase wins patent for secure Bitcoin payments system

Coinbase is looking into creating more secure digital payment platforms to help merchants accept bitcoin, a patent filing reveals. Read more: www.coindesk.com