Threema and Telegram under Control of Russia’s Government? WhatsApp Exploited by NSA and US...

The summer of 2017 has been hot and saturated with cybersecurity challenges. Almost every week, a major media source reported hacking incidents or backdoor...

JPMorgan Continues Bitcoin FUD: ‘It’s Not A Ponzi, It’s Air Miles’

JPMorgan analyst John Normand continues the highly skeptical view of Bitcoin started by the company’s CEO Jamie Dimon last month.

Bahrain “Open to Bitcoin” and Blockchain

Bahrain is closely looking at digital currencies. According to Khalid Al Rumaihi, the chief executive of the Economic Development Board of Bahrain, the Bahrain’s...

Scottish Distillery Uses Blockchain Technology to Fight Counterfeit Whisky

There are many things that make Scotland the great country that it is, and part of its identity is its Scotch whisky. In its...

KakaoTalk’s Stocks Platform Operator to Launch a Cryptocurrency Exchange With Bittrex

Earlier this week, Dunamu, the operator of Kakao’s KakaoStock, announced the launch of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, UpBit which has been created in partnership...

Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange Bisq is Launching a Token, But It’s Not an ICO Cash...

While there were many attempts to create decentralized exchanges in the early days of bitcoin trading, Bisq (formerly Bitsquare) is one of the few...

Japanese Banks To Introduce Blockchain ID System To Facilitate Customer Onboarding

Japan’s financial regulator the Financial Services Agency (FSA) and various financial institutions are developing a common identification system leveraging blockchain technology to facilitate customer...

University of California Professor Criticize Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies

In an interview with the MIT Technology Review, Rod Garratt, an economics professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, criticized the efforts of...

Japan FSA Grants Virtual Currency Exchange License To 11 Companies

Eleven digital currency companies in Japan have been granted a Virtual Currency Exchange license by the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the country’s financial watchdog....

Pundi X Labs Unveils Retail POS For Cryptocurrencies

Isle of Man startup Pundi X Labs is looking to bring cryptocurrencies to brick-and-mortar businesses across Southeast Asia with a new point-of-sale (POS) device. The...