Current Affairs
This section is dedicated to the latest news and updates from the bloackchain and digital currency world.


  • Signature Unveils Institutional Payments Powered by Ethereum Blockchain

    According to a news report from forbes, Signature Bank is launching a new payments platform -"Signet", for institutional clients, based on the permissioned version of Ethereum blockchain
    Kuldeep singh Dec 09, 2018
  • A New KingMiner Malware Hijacks Windows Servers Using Advanced Detection Evading Techniques

    Recently, researchers at Israel-based cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies have claimed that a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, called KingMiner, first appeared in June...
    Kuldeep singh Dec 04, 2018
  • Amazon Announces Amazon Quantum Ledger Database

    Amazon QLDB is a fully managed ledger database that provides a transparent, immutable, and cryptographically verifiable transaction log ?owned by a central trusted authority.
    Amanda Allen Dec 02, 2018
  • HUAWEI Cloud Officially Launches Blockchain Service

    Huawei, the telecommunications and smartphone manufacturer giant, has just officially launched its Blockchain Service (BCS) for global use through its cloud services.
    Kuldeep singh Nov 30, 2018
  • IBM and Seagate Announce Blockchain-Based System To Fight Counterfeit Hard Drives

    IBM and data storage firm Seagate have teamed-up to use blockchain technology to fight counterfeit hard drives. The two companies will use blockchain technology to uniquely identify hard drives and...
    Kuldeep singh Nov 12, 2018
  • Salesforce Plans to Use Blockchain to Stop Email Spam

    Salesforce has filled and won a patent that will allow the software giant to use blockchain technology to track emails and detect if an email has been modified from its original version. The techno...
    Amanda Allen Nov 08, 2018
  • Blockchain Launches Its First Hardware Wallet - Lockbox

    Blockchain has collaborated with hardware wallet maker Ledger for developing the custom hardware device "Lockbox".
    Kuldeep singh Oct 26, 2018
  • Cortex Launches The World’s First AI On Blockchain TestNet

    Bernard and Dolores TestNet are the first to enable AI inference on the blockchain to showcase to the world.
    Kuldeep singh Oct 26, 2018
  • Ethereum, Parity Co-Founder Announces Blockchain Framework For A ‘Multi-Chain World’

    Recently, at the Web3 Summit in Berlin, Gavin Wood, founder of Parity Technologies and co-founder of Ethereum demonstrated the launching of blockchain in under 60 minutes.
    Kuldeep singh Oct 24, 2018
  • HTC Unveils Exodus 1, World’s First Blockchain Phone

    Recently, HTC has announced the release of its first blockchain-enabled phone - the Exodus 1. In early-access version, Exodus is now available for pre-orders and can be purchased with cryptocurrency.
    Kuldeep singh Oct 23, 2018
  • 56% Of Enterprises Plan To Use Blockchain By 2020

    By 2020, 56% of large enterprises are expected to adopt blockchain technology, 86% of large enterprises also plan to adopt IoT solutions, 65% plan to deploy edge computing technology, and 64% expec...
    Kuldeep singh Oct 19, 2018
  • EOSIO Version 1.4.0 Released

    Recently has released the latest version of EOSIO - EOSIO V1.4.0
    Kuldeep singh Oct 19, 2018
  • GMO Internet Announces its Stablecoin "GMO Japanese Yen"

    Recently, GMO Internet, a leading IT firm from Japan has revealed its upcoming launch of a yen-pegged cryptocurrency - GMO Japanese Yen (GJY) in 2019.
    Kuldeep singh Oct 09, 2018
  • Hyperledger And EEA Join Hands For Common Blockchain Standards

    Recently, the Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have announced their formal collaboration to accelerate the adoption of blockchain technology in the enterprise.
    Kuldeep singh Oct 05, 2018
  • Ripple’s Payment Solution XRapid Is Now Commercially Available

    Ripple, provider of the leading enterprise blockchain solutions has announced that xRapid, its product that enables financial institutions to source liquidity on demand,
    Kuldeep singh Oct 02, 2018
  • University of Malta Sets €300,000 Blockchain Scholarship Fund

    The University of Malta has collaborated with the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) to establish a fund of €300,000 for blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) scholarship.
    Kuldeep singh Sep 25, 2018
  • RippleNet Now Reaching 40 Countries, xRapid Expected Soon

    With the increasing remittance inflows igniting the demand for faster low-cost global payment solutions over the last decade, Ripple has come to the forefront to address the gravity of the need for...
    Navneet Aakash Sep 21, 2018
  • Waves Surpasses 1 Million Wallet Count

    Waves, an open-source blockchain platform has now reached one million wallets. Launched in June 2016 with the aim to ease the use of blockchain and its mass adoption, the platform now has over one ...
    Riya Joshi Sep 20, 2018
  • Coinbase Research: 42% Of Top 50 Universities Offering Crypto-Related Course

    it has been found that 42 percent of the world’s top 50 universities are offering at least one course on cryptocurrencies or blockchain.
    Kuldeep singh Sep 20, 2018
  • Cloudflare Introduces Blockchain Like IPFS Gateway

    Cloudflare, a company which excels in web performance and security introduced a new and easy way to access content online in form of InterPlanetary File System (IPFS). The IPFS Gateway is the first...
    Navneet Aakash Sep 18, 2018
  • Bitcoin Is Not A Valid Currency, Indian Bank Tells Court

    Recently, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has clarified the Supreme Court that cyptocurrencies are not valid ‘currency’ or ‘money’ under the existing legal frame, in a counter affidavit filed in re...
    Kuldeep singh Sep 14, 2018
  • Distributed Ledger Technology Could Provide $1.5 Trillion Boost To World Trade By 2028

    Distributed Ledger Technology Could Provide $1.5 Trillion Boost To World Trade By 2028
    Amanda Allen Sep 13, 2018
  • Nobel Laureates Join Blockchain Company Cryptic Labs

    Cryptic Labs, the leading blockchain and crypto research institute has announced the addition of two Nobel Laureates in Economics - Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides
    Kuldeep singh Sep 11, 2018
  • Waves Platform Launches Smart Contracts

    Waves, the open blockchain platform has released a system update to start the process of activating Smart Contracts on the Waves MainNet. The Smart Contract protocol will be activated a week after ...
    Navneet Aakash Sep 11, 2018
  • Intel And SAP Together To Deliver Robust Blockchain Solutions

    Recently, Intel has teamed up with SAP, and joined Industry Blockchain Consortiums led by SAP, to develop solutions.
    Kuldeep singh Sep 07, 2018
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