Sep 14, 2019 at 12:10
MasterCard to Design Topnotch Blockchain-Based International Payments Solution
On Friday September 13, MasterCard Incorporated, an American multinational financial services corporation based in New York, United States, announced its partnership with enterprise blockchain tech company R3 to design distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based international and transborder payments.
Jul 26, 2019 at 13:52
Mercedes Parent to Create a Blockchain Solution for Cars
Mercedes’ parent corporation, Daimler AG, a German global automotive company headquartered in Baden-Württemberg, has declared a partnership with four other giant startups including a European distributed ledger tech (DLT) interface, to create a blockchain solutions for cars dubbed a mobility blockchain platform (MBP), a distributed software platform which enables mobility as a facility with end to end encryption.
Jul 02, 2019 at 12:36
Suspicious Cryptocurrency Transactions in Italy Increased by 140%
A report by the Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) of the central Bank of Italy shows that the recycling alert on Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple and other major cryptocurrencies is greatly increasing. The report largely focused on the suspicious transactions carried out between 2017 and 2018, and found out that they soared by around 208 to 499 – which is 140% in terms of percentage. The report of suspicious transactions mainly talks about transactions for the buying or sale of digital currencies.
Visa Launches New Blockchain Project to Compete with SWIFT
Visa has announced that it is entering a $125 trillion market using blockchain to carry out these particular payments in the fastest, most economical and most transparent way ever. The blockchain and cryptocurrency industry is among the most lucrative businesses in the world, and this is the reason why popular companies, institutions or people with a big impact on the world’s economy are not hesitating to take advantage of any opportunity available.
Bitcoin Daily Transactions Skyrocket to 400,000
The CEO of ShapeShift and long-time Bitcoin (BTC) advocate, Erik Voorhees, shared a chart on Twitter showing that the quantity of confirmed daily Bitcoin transactions has again hit 400,000 – a level that was recorded during the 2017 crypto bull run when Bitcoin was trading around $20,000.
Cryptocurrency Winter is Ending Soon, Bitcoin Transactions Surge
There was nothing like positive news during the ‘crypto winter’ making the majority of the cryptocurrency enthusiasts to be very quiet. Now that the evidence shows that the crypto winter is almost over, investors, enthusiasts, traders, experts and analysts will start making wild predictions of the next bull run, partnership and other relevant speculations within in blockchain and cryptoasset industry. Indeed, the ice is starting to thaw.
Android Devices Now Support Full Bitcoin Node Running
From pioneers to new investors, several Bitcoin (BTC) advocates will constantly support for as many peers as you can imagine to run a full node. It enables the network to remain decentralized and also reduces the likelihood of an attack by hackers.
How Italy Uses Blockchain Technology & Cryptocurrency
Blockchain technology is the phenomenon behind the most popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple, as it was apprehended by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) is an effective communication and data exchange protocol designed in a series and chains of blocks. Italy is the fourth country in the world as far as the use of Bitcoin is concerned.
Blockchain in Italy: Banking Institutions Switch to Fintech
The financial banking institutions in Italy must change to blockchain decisively because a conservative reaction, targeted at minimizing technological developments and limited to just meeting compliance obligations, may not guarantee endurance in the market. Carmelo Barbagallo, head of supervision in Bank of Italy, revealed on Feb 8, 2019 in Napoli, Fasi reports.