[ad_1] Advertisment In the meantime, the field of crypto currencies has been described as a playground for scammers and rip-offs. The biggest case was OneCoin. OneCoin – the biggest scam of the decade In the BBC podcast “The Missing Crypto-Queen“, a BBC reporter tells of his exciting research on OneCoin and lets experts and victims of the mega-scam have their say. The company was founded in 2014 by Dr. med.
[ad_1] Advertisment The crypto-currency Bitcoin consumes enormous amounts of energy and thus produces considerable CO2 emissions. Researchers at ETH Lausanne are working on an energy-saving alternative. The ecological footprint of the digital currency Bitcoin is huge. The reason is the mechanism for ensuring the security of transactions, for example, to prevent a Bitcoin unit from being issued multiple times. In essence, each transaction must be confirmed by a temporary central
[ad_1] The Swiss stock exchange SIX has launched a first prototype for the blockchain exchange SIX Digital Exchange (SDX). In the first quarter of 2020, more products will follow. Full commissioning is now planned for the fourth quarter of 2020. With the SDX, the stock exchange operator SIX wants to establish the first end-to-end stock exchange for digital assets. The aim is to cover the entire value chain of “digital
[ad_1] Germany is not considered a pioneer in digitization. Fast Internet is a nuisance in many places, networked mobility new territory and top-end IT research chronically underfunded. But at least in one area, the Grand Coalition in Berlin wants to put pressure: in promoting blockchain technology. Until this Monday, it was worked on in the ministries, this Wednesday, the blockchain strategy is already adopted by the Federal Cabinet. Contrary to
[ad_1] Mastercard and R3, a leading enterprise blockchain software provider, have today announced a strategic partnership to develop and pilot a new blockchain-enabled cross-border payments solution that will initially focus on connecting global faster payments infrastructures, schemes and banks supported by a clearing and settlement network operated by Mastercard. Earlier this year, Mastercard strengthened its cross-border network reach with its acquisition of Transfast. Today’s announcement complements the company’s formidable capabilities
[ad_1] As the largest outside member, the almost single German banking giant has now joined the Interbank Information Network (IIN) of industry competitor JPMorgan Chase. This reports the US Financial News Financial Times. The network, based on proprietary Ethereum-based quorum technology, enables its members to exchange transaction data in real time. This should make cross-border payments smoother, cheaper and above all faster. So far, the currently 320-strong network largely includes
[ad_1] The new solution Kaspersky Enterprise Blockchain Security protects blockchain-based applications that are developed internally by companies. It includes the assessment of applications running in a blockchain infrastructure and the code review of smart contracts. As a result, organizations can identify and resolve security issues and inconsistencies in the business logic of smart contracts, while the blockchain project evolves from an internal innovation to a part of actual business processes.
[ad_1] Baidu will in future rely on the Blockchain for part of the legal proceedings. The technology, which is also under the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, is to secure evidence. According to local reports, the country’s largest search engine maintains a block chain for managing legal processes. These fall under the area of arbitration, ie the dispute resolution in non-state court proceedings. The technology used by Bitcoin to ensure the accuracy of
[ad_1] Van Eck / SolidX bring a limited version of the Bitcoin ETF already this Thursday according to media reports. However, only institutional investors such as hedge funds and banks may invest. While the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is asking for understanding of renewed time limits on the regulation of Bitcoin ETFs, the free market is doing what it does best: finding backdoors. As reported by the financial
[ad_1] Turkey’s largest Bitcoin Exchange is now the official shirt sponsor of Yeni Malatyaspor, a club that plays in the country’s first league. BtcTurk, the leading Turkish bitcoin and crypto exchange, has signed a sponsorship agreement with “Yeni Malatyaspor”. Thanks to the recent partnership between the Exchange and the football club, cryptocurrencies are currently receiving much attention in Turkey. The agreement between BtcTurk and Yeni Malatyaspor is the first ever