Accenture Picked to Build Sweden’s E-Krona Digital Currency Pilot

Sweden’s central bank has tapped Accenture to develop its e-krona digital currency pilot project, the Riksbank announced in a press release Friday. Accenture will build out... Details
75% of IoT Firms Want to Add Blockchain: Survey While there are still few large-scale use cases of blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT) industry... Details

Volcker Might Have Said Yes to a Digital Dollar – If He Knew What It Was

  What would the late former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker have thought about digital currencies issued by central banks? The short answer is nobody... Details

Crypto Custody Firm Trustology Cuts Staff as Banks Delay on Digital Assets

Digital asset custody firm Trustology has cut seven staffers, including three executives, as the big banks and institutional players that were its target market are... Details

Nayuta Claims Its Android Lightning Wallet Is the First to Build in a Bitcoin Full Node

Japan-based startup Nayuta has released what it says is the first lightning network wallet with a built-in bitcoin "full node." Lightning is the scaling technology... Details

Ethereum’s Istanbul Hard Fork Is Now Live

  Ethereum has successfully completed the Istanbul hard fork. Hitting at block number 9,069,000, the systemwide upgrade is the network’s third in 2019, following February’s St.... Details

Stack Overflow VP Joins Crypto Lending Firm as Chief Product Officer

  Cryptocurrency financial services firm Unchained Capital has hired Will Cole of the Wyoming Blockchain Task Force as its new chief product officer, the firm... Details

Kadena Blockchain Taps Healthcare Data Firm to Track Medical Cannabis Product

  The first application on Kadena’s public blockchain is a tracking platform for CBD oil. The platform is expected to launch after Kadena’s smart contract... Details

Microsoft Is Using Blockchain to Help Firms Trust AI

  Microsoft is pitching blockchain technology as a way to make artificial intelligence less scary for its corporate customers. Much like consumers who are wary... Details
What Twitter Meme Wars Say About Crypto’s Reliance on Figureheads

What Twitter Meme Wars Say About Crypto’s Reliance on Figureheads

Would you get a tattoo of your employer’s logo? Gareth Li, head of business development and partnerships at Binance, had the crypto exchange's angular diamond etched on... Details