Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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

How Blockchain is disrupting identity management

Identity Management on Blockchain
In the digital space, the need for a digital identity becomes stronger and stronger as the technology progresses. Here, governments are no longer responsible for the authentication in the majority of the cases, but private companies such as Facebook or Google act as third party identity providers for many digital services.

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.

The World’s First Share Dispenser

altethena crypto infos
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...

4th ICO / STO Report

Crypto Infos
A Strategic Perspective , Report Insights. Review ICO / STO Facts & Figures In 2018, over 1’132 ICOs / STOs have happened successfully, which is twice as much as in 2017 (total of 552). Besides, the...

Ukraine: 1st attempt at E-Voting

NEM announced that The Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC - Центральна виборча комісія) had made a first experiment concerning the possible uses of its own blockchain for regional and national elections. NEM platform meets Ukraine It seems that e-voting is currently on the rise these days; it is now the turn of the...

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...

United States: 80% decrease in criminal activity via Bitcoin

Crypto Infos News
The United States Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) says criminal activity via cryptocurrencies has fallen sharply in the last five years. While bitcoin transactions are rising sharply, the currency of Nakamoto used by some criminals now only accounts for one-tenth of these transactions. Volume going up and ratio going down We remember the statement of a former US federal prosecutor. This...

South Korea: end of tax benefits for exchanges

South Korea Crypto
Eventually, after a series of events and an urgent call from the Financial Services Commission, the South Korean government announces the introduction of new changes for the exchanges of the region. “Laissez-faire” period Park Yong-jin, South Korean labor activist and politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of...

Venezuela: Petro nowhere to be seen

petro crypto infos
Yet formally announced by the President of Venezuela in person, the local cryptocurrency, the Petro, should have been issued with, not only oil reserves as collateral, but also gold, diamonds and other commodities. A few months later, after a major issue of the latter, the record is far from brilliant: no one user, no investor and...