Crypto Derivatives Platform Vows to Tackle Socialized Losses Seen on Other Exchanges

A crypto futures exchange says its features mean it is well-positioned to solve current problems that exist among rivals. The team behind FTX claims they were driven to act after “hours of feedback” to established exchanges about the problems with their products went ignored. As a result, the company claims that its platform “reduces the […]

Singapore’s iSTOX to Launch a Regulated Digitized Securities Platform in 2020

Capital markets platform iSTOX has joined Singapore’s regulatory sandbox to launch digitized securities trading in late 2019, the firm announced in a tweet on May 24. Following its addition to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)’s FinTech Regulatory Sandbox on May 1, the Singapore-based company will start providing service for the trading of digitized securities […]

Security Token Platform iSTOX Admitted to Central Bank Sandbox

iSTOX, a Singapore Exchange-backed security token platform, has been admitted into a fintech regulatory sandbox set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country’s de facto central bank. Operating within the sandbox since the start of this month, iSTOX is now onboarding its first batch of issuers and investors to enable trading of […]

QLC Chain Launches Counter Telecom Fraud Platform

Leading Chinese cloud communications provider, QLC Chain, has announced the launch of its Counter Telecom Fraud Platform, which went live on May 17th. 19 May 2019, Shenzhen, China – QLC Chain has announced the launch of it’s Counter Telecom Fraud Platform. The platform, which officially launched on World Telecom Day, (May 17th) will offer financial institutions the means to […]

Ampleforth (AMPL) to Conduct First IEO on BitFinex and Ethfinex’s Blockchain Project Launch Platform, Tokinex, in June

SAN FRANCISCO — MAY 23 2019 — Ampleforth, expected ticker symbol AMPL, announced today it will be the first initial exchange offering to be conducted on Bitfinex & Ethfinex’s token project launch platform, Tokinex. Ampleforth’s whitepaper, co-authored by Manuel Ricon Cruz, a researcher at the Hoover Institute, introduces the Ampleforth protocol. Further context for understanding […]

Bitfinex and Ethfinex Launch Initial Exchange Offering Platform Tokinex

In a blog post on May 21, 2019, Bitfinex, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange & Ethfinex, a decentralized exchange owned by Bitfinex announced the launch of Tokinex, an initial exchange offering (IEO) platform which can be used by qualified customers to discover and participate in carefully selected, pre-vetted token sales offered by new and exciting […]

Company Behind Fortnite Epic Games Partners With Blockchain Gaming Platform The Abyss

Epic Games, the company that developed successful videogame Fortnite, announced that it has partnered with blockchain game distribution platform The Abyss in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 23. The press release notes that the partnership will allow developers on the platform access to the Unreal Developers Network. Epic’s Unreal Engine requires developers […]

P2P Bitcoin Platform LocalBitcoins Leaves Iranian Crypto Traders Dry

About the author: Ali is an independent cryptocurrency researcher based in Iran. By CCN: LocalBitcoins.com, the world’s most-popular peer-to-peer bitcoin trading platform, has begun restricting its service for Iranian users this week. As of now, creating new ads for buying or selling or updating old ads are restricted to Iranian traders. In the near future, […]

Four Banks Successfully Test New Blockchain Platform for Processing Promissory Note Loans

A group of four banks have successfully issued a promissory note — a type of legally binding loan agreement — through a new blockchain platform, a news release on May 21 announced. The financial institutions used finledger to complete the transaction. According to Helaba, one of the banks involved, the platform reduces the steps involved with issuing such […]

Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts Platform Adds “Third Layer” Scaling Solution

RIF Labs officially launched their Bitcoin scaling solution at Consensus 2019. The RIF Lumino Network is comparable to the Lightning Network in its scalability potential, but as it’s built on top of the RSK protocol, there are many differences. RIF Labs CEO Diego Gutierrez Zaldivar walked through these differences as well as the ambitions of […]