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The World’s First Share Dispenser

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For the first time in the history of finance, it is now possible to obtain shares of a corporation directly via its website. No tough registration process nor other preconditions. Thanks to blockchain technology, a share can be simply bought by sending Cryptofrancs to a piece of code, a smart contract. The smart contract will, in...

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...

Ormera – when billing process meets Blockchain technology

How many of you remember PostFinance closely following the development of Blockchain technology? The financial services unit of Swiss Post, PostFinance, in partnership with Energie Wasser Bern (ewb) officially announced the launch of the start-up Ormera established in September. Ormera is the first permissioned Blockchain operated jointly by partners.

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...

Strategic partnership for a trusted digital asset ecosystem

Swisscom Sygnum Custodigit
Deutsche Börse, Swisscom and Sygnum enter into strategic partnership to build a trusted digital asset ecosystem. Core elements of new ecosystem to provide issuance, custody, access to liquidity and banking services leveraging Distributed Ledger Technology. The partnership is strengthened through cross-shareholdings in key components of the ecosystem.

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.

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

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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.

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...

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...