eToro Conducts Tests to Tokenize Assets on Libra

Adding to the mania over Libra, eToro has announced that their research team has successfully implemented an initial version of eToro tokenized assets on the Libra network. The script is based on a previous implementation to tokenize assets over Ethereum, June 20, 2019. Facebook’s Reign Begins For the last two years, almost every major decentralized […]

Deloitte Tests Data Management on Ethereum Blockchain With Three Irish Banks

Three Irish banks have begun using a staff data solution running on blockchain technology, a joint press release confirmed on May 30. Together with the Institute of Banking (IoB), Bank of Ireland, AIB and Ulster Bank partnered with Big Four accounting giant Deloitte on the project, which verifies staff credentials. Deloitte developed the Ethereum-based tool […]

Russian State Tests Blockchain-Based Application for Public Administration

The Russian state of Nizhny Novgorod is testing the use of the blockchain-based application “City N” for public administration tasks, according to a report by ForkLog on May 28. State residents will reportedly be able to file their taxes on the blockchain-based Vostok platform using the City N application. Other services of the application include […]

Blockchain Browser Brave Tests Crypto Tips for Twitter Users

Blockchain browser Brave is testing a new tipping function for social media platform Twitter on its Nightly version, it announced in a tweet on May 23. The post reads that users of Brave Nightly — the testing and development version of blockchain-based browser that blocks ads and website trackers — will have access to the […]

Samsung Coin? Electronics Giant Secretly Tests Ethereum (ERC20) Token

By According to CoindeskKorea, a crypto publication operated by mainstream media outlet Hankyoreh, Samsung Electronics is reportedly developing an Ethereum-based ERC20 token and is currently in the process of creating a mainnet. A source of the publication within Samsung Electronics said that the blockchain task force of the company has already tested several versions […]

BTC Tests $5,000 Amid 2019’s First Major Crypto Market Recovery

Wednesday, April 3 — Bitcoin (BTC) has tested the $5,000 mark for the first time since November 2018, as crypto markets are on the rise for the third day in a row. While some major cryptocurrencies are seeing a mild surge in price, others boast double-digit gains. Market visualization from Coin360 BTC, which skyrocketed yesterday […]

Thai Petroleum Company Tests Blockchain Energy Trading Platform

Thai petroleum refining firm Bangchak Corporation Public Co. Limited (BCP) is testing a blockchain-based energy trading platform and commercial microgrid, distributed energy news site Microgrid Knowledge reports on March 7. BCP is testing the new platform at a shopping mall attached to one of its fuel stations in Bangkok. The new system will purportedly combine […]

Crypto Markets Recover $5 Billion Lost on Monday, Bitcoin Tests $3,900 Support

Tuesday, March 5 — crypto markets have seen a healthy wave of green, with all of the top 20 cryptos seeing a firm recovery after yesterday’s sell off, according to data from CoinMarketCap. Litecoin (LTC), the fourth cryptocurrency by market cap, is up almost 12 percent over the day, seeing gains of more than 13 […]

US Fed Considers Including BTC Market Crash as ‘Salient Risk’ for Stress Tests

The United States Federal Reserve (the Fed) is considering the inclusion of this year’s Bitcoin (BTC) market collapse as one of the “salient risks” to be taken into account for its supervisory stress tests. The prospective amendment was revealed as part of a policy statement published on the official federal government daily journal, The Federal […]

Polymath Tests Show Security Tokens Can Be Compliant on a DEX

Security token platform Polymath has teamed up with Loopring to trial peer-to-peer trading of security tokens on a decentralized exchange. Revealing the news exclusively to CoinDesk on Wednesday, Polymath said that the “successful” tests – which used smart contracts on Loopring’s DEX protocol – demonstrated that only authorized trades of ST-20 security tokens were able to execute, […]