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 to be announced on July 20- were slightly delayed. The MFSA is currently...

What is R3 in the Blockchain space? A review

R3 Corda
R3 is a distributed ledger technology company leading a consortium of more than 200 firms. A vast majority of them gear their activities towards the R&D of distributed ledger usage. The company aims at disrupting the financial system and other areas of commerce. R3 has is headquarters in NYC and was founded in 2014 by David E Rutter; the...

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 and partnership with several companies, it is time for the art...

Decentralized digital identity solution: NEO & Swisscom Blockchain

NEO Seraph ID
The project that will bring SSI to reality: Swisscom Blockchain presented its Self Sovereign Identity solution at the 2019 NEO DevCon

What are Smart Contracts? (Part II)

Smart contracts Explained
What are Smart Contracts? Our first introduction of the smart contract analysis highlighted the absence of a clear definition that marks the difference and boundary with other related concepts of the crypto-cosmos, including the complementarity with Artificial Intelligence (AI).  Fewer questions arise though regarding benefits and costs savings: the simple fact that one copy is distributed to all parties and...

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 of Blockchain technology...

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...

Blockchain and the future of social networks

This article highlights the benefits of implementing blockchain technology in the future of social networks. It will review as well one of the latest case regarding Telegram. Despite the big talks about a more ethical and beneficial use of social media networks, which is able to curb offensive and violent content, the real benefits of introducing Blockchain and other decentralised...

Here’s the Current Blockchain Landscape in Switzerland

Swiss Blockchain Landscape Crypto Infos
How does the Blockchain Landscape look like in Switzerland in 2021? The current blockchain landscape in Switzerland has presented many opportunities. Everyone wins within the Swiss blockchain ecosystem.  In this landscape, the Swiss have shown their resilience in adapting to emerging trends.  They have proven yet again that they can keep abreast of events regardless of the times in one word:...

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 of multiple...