Saturday, November 28, 2020

Atomic Swaps

Atomic Swaps
Atomic swaps utilize blockchain smart contracts technology in order to facilitate the exchange of one form of cryptocurrency for another. This is done without using a centralized entity, such as an exchange.

Bithumb: US$ 35 million revenue for Q1 2018

The mastodon Bithumb victim of a hack last June of $ 17 million sees its revenues approaching close to US$ 300 million with an operating margin of US$ 194 million for the first six months of this year. A hectic Q1 We remember, of course, the terrible month of June that some Korean exchanges experienced. Let's note though the security tests...

Malta: New set of regulatory framework for Blockchain

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), the local Financial Services Authority, has recently released three blockchain and cryptocurrency bills. However, their implementation has been delayed. Cryptocurrency companies on the island are on the alert. New regulatory framework Firstly, nothing extreme should change the Crypto-Maltese landscape. The new regulations -due...

Liechtenstein : Union Bank & crypto CHF

The bank located in Liechtenstein is about to launch the "Union Bank payment coin". The latter in line with the local financial regulators will create in the coming months a stable corner backed by the motto of its border country: the Swiss Confederation. Union Bank Aktiengesellschaft (AG) Union Bank AG is a Liechtenstein-based bank based in the country's capital, Vaduz. Small...

LexisNexis & Blockbid Partnership

The American company focused on legal-commercial research and risk management services based on Big Data analyzes, LexisNexis, is partnering with the Australian exchange Blockbid. At the end of February 2018, the parent company of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, RELX Group, acquired ThreatMetrix for more than $ 800 million USD. Also of Australian origin, ThreatMetrix...

LVMH, Consensys and Microsoft: visionary supply chain with Blockchain

LVMH x Blockchain
In June, the permissioned blockchain tracking the production of the entire LVMH group will be launched. Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior will open the way. LVMH, the luxury brand conglomerate, owner of brands such as Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Dom Pérignon is about to...

Swisscom TV launches a blockchain-based art gallery

Swisscom TV Blockchain
Major Swiss telco company Swisscom launches a new Swiss app: NOOW. Pieces of art from hand-picked artist will be available exclusively on Swisscom TV through a Blockchain-based system. Once again, Swisscom position itself as one of the pioneer enterprise on the Blockchain sphere. After having established a strong ecosystem...

Three ways Blockchain could contribute to social good

Blockchain Social Good
Bitcoin and crypto in general, have seen a lot of bad press. In particular related to extreme energy consumption from mining. Some articles have even suggested the digital currency growth could have a negative impact on the environment. Large energy consumption and mining are serious issues. Yet, the press hasn’t discussed much of the positive angles...

Epresspack partners with Keeex and propels its clients’ press releases on Blockchain

Epreespack Keeex
Press releases from platforms "powered by Epresspack" can now be authenticated on blockchain. With KeeeX, Epresspack’s goal is to protect its customers' communication by securely and transparently authenticating their press releases. This process will not change the way Epresspack customers usually work, but will help fight deepfakes and fake news.

Interview with Epresspack Founder

Epresspack
Interview with Antoun Sfeir, Epresspack's Founder and President.Antoun Sfeir is the CEO and Founder of Epresspack, a content management software solutions that improves the strategy of international brands and their public-relations agencies to manage, publish and distribute their communication content. The company addresses the current challenge of marketing and communication professionals to manage the engagement...