Anchor: A New Financial Standard and Monetary System

Anchor, a New Financial Standard and Monetary System for Preserving and Enhancing the Value of Investor Holdings Anchor is a two-token stable currency system pegged to a financial index that safeguards investments against economic volatility, inflation and market speculation. Anchor AG, a financial services holding company, introduces Anchor, a dual-token stable currency that is pegged…

JPMorgan Officially Launches Its Stable JPM Coin

The first digital currency created by a major US bank is finally here! This morning, CNBC was first to report that JPMorgan Chase has officially launched its own cryptocurrency. The first JPM Coin trial is set to launch in just a few months. JPM Coin Makes Trial Debut JPMorgan Chase moves more than $6 trillion around…

Santander Bank Enters $700 Million Deal to Use IBM Blockchain

According to Cointelegraph, Europe’s Banco Santander and tech behemoth IBM have announced an accord involving the IBM blockchain. The pair signed a $700 million USD deal aiming to increase Santander’s technological developments. The news was released yesterday via a press release. IBM Blockchain The deal is a five-year “global technology agreement” that will improve the bank’s services…

Coinbase Just Paid a $30K Bounty for the Discovery of Critical Bug

news San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange desk Coinbase has just forked out a $30,000 bounty to the finder of a critical bug in its systems. As reported by The Next Web, the bounty is the latest to be posted on vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform HackerOne. Previously a large number of smaller bounties, mostly in the…

CFTC’s First Published 2019 Examination Priorities Reveal Major Cryptocurrency Focus

United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced cryptocurrency will form a priority for its internal examinations this year, according to a press release published on Feb. 12.The CFTC, which has released its examination priorities for the first time in 2019, will include various crypto-related aspects in its Division of Market Oversight…

Is Crypto About to Get Institutional Investment? Novogratz Thinks So

According to a Bloomberg report, Galaxy Digital Holdings founder Mike Novogratz believes that crypto institutional investment will be coming by next year. If this were to be the case, digital coins would most likely rally significantly. Crypto Institutional Investment In an interview with Bloomberg Television, the crypto magnate said the following about digital currency, which he dubs…

Pharma Giant Trials IBM Blockchain in Bid to Improve Clinical Trials

news A Germany-based pharmaceutical multinational is set to trial IBM blockchain in Canada in a bid to raise the quality of clinical trials. Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) announced Tuesday that it has partnered with IBM “to improve trust, transparency, patient safety and patient empowerment in clinical trials” using the tech giant’s blockchain platform. The firm said…

XBT Provider Admits Knowledge Gaps as It Postpones Launch Of Cryptocurrency Basket

Swedish Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded note (ETN) operator XBT Provider has shelved plans to offer altcoin products due to market volatility, Bloomberg reported on Feb. 13.Speaking to the publication, XBT’s CEO Laurent Kssis revealed the company did not have an understanding of Bitcoin hard forks and related phenomena when Swedish regulators greenlighted its plans in May…

Hybrid Summit 2019 in Hong Kong: Tom Lee Headlines the Conference

Hong Kong blockchain week is right around the corner! Hybrid Summit has decided to host its annual event in China this year.  Last year, the blockchain-centered educational event was held in Bangkok Thailand and in 2017, it was held in Studio City, Macau. Hybrid Summit 2019 will be held on March 7th at the AsiaWorld…