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Cisco Reports: By 2027 Blockchain Will Capture 10 Trillion of the Worlds Wealth
The technology conglomerate Cisco recently released a new report on the blockchain. In the report, they discuss how they see the technology being used, what the advantages of blockchain are and what financial impact they expect blockchain to have on the market.
Craig Wright Disappears from Twitter, Did He Rage Quit Twitter or Was He Suspended?
In a shocking move, the controversial cryptocurrency profile Craig Wright has inexplicably disappeared from Twitter. As such, Wright has lost his Twitter following of over 60,000 followers and over 10,000 of published tweets.
Cryptopia Resumes Trading But Not Without Losses For Its Clients
The unfortunate hack on the New Zeeland based exchange Cryptopia has revealed both positive and less positive news. To start with the good news, the exchange resumed trading on over 40 trade pairs. However, clients suffered some losses on some of the major coins.
Celer Network’s ICO Completes in 17 Min on Binance LaunchPad
Binance Launchpad, the token sale platform of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has completed yet another successful token sale – that of Celer Network. The sale for Celer Network (CELR) tokens raised more than $3.9M from 3,129 investors in the single session.
Bakkt’s Parent Intercontinental Exchange Lists 58 New Crypto Tokens to Its Data Feed
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of Bakkt and NYSE, announced adding a host of digital currencies to its cryptocurrency data feed. ICE created the “Cryptocurrency Data Feed” in partnership with Blockstream to provide real-time and historical data of digital currency prices from all across the globe.
Bitcoin-Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto Companies
Silvergate Bank, headquartered in San Diego as a California state-chartered bank, started its cryptocurrency-related business in 2013. Now over 500 companies from the digital assets industry are using its services as one of the very few “bitcoin-friendly” banks based in the U.S.
China: Shenzhen Issues Country’s First Subway Electronic Invoices Backed With Blockchain
China’s first blockchain-based electronic invoice for a subway ride was issued at the Futian Station of the Shenzhen Metro, local finance publication Securities Daily reports on March 18. Shenzhen is the first economic special zone in China. The e-invoice function is the jointly developed project of the Shenzhen Municipal Taxation Bureau and Chinese tech giant Tencent, which provided the blockchain technology back-up through its 1 billion user social media platform WeChat.
Blockchain Startup Bison Trails Receives $5.25 Mln Investment Backed by Galaxy Digital
New blockchain startup Bison Trails has received an investment of $5.25 million in a seed round backed by Mike Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital. The firm announced the fundraising in a Medium post on March 15. Led by two early-stage venture capital firms Initialized Capital and Accomplice, the series seed round was also backed by both Galaxy Digital and blockchain-focused asset management firm Distributed Global. Other investors included Notation Capital, Homebrew and Charge Ventures.
Most Respondents File Negative Comments for SEC’s Review of VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF
Multiple respondents have filed comments with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the latest proposed rule change for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF). Comments to date were submitted between Feb. 13 and March 12. As reported, CBOE’s BZX Equity Exchange — the exchange that would prospectively list the Bitcoin ETF — had temporarily withdrawn its application for a rule change on the ETF in January, citing the negative impact of the U.S. government shutdown on the SEC’s operations. CBOE then resubmitted the application for the SEC’s consideration at the end of the month.
Kudelski Partners With Smart Contracts Auditor Hosho on Blockchain Security Solutions
Cybersecurity solutions provider Kudelski Security has entered a strategic partnership with smart contracts auditing firm Hosho to provide greater security for blockchain ecosystems. The news was announced in a press release from Kudelski on March 19. As Cointelegraph auf Deutsch previously reported, Kudelski Security — a Swiss-born, stalwart tech security solutions provider whose multinational operations run from locations across Europe and the United States — launched a Blockchain Security Center (BSC) this January.
Neither Dominant Nor Defeated, EOS Still a Work in Progress
Blockchain projects that comprise the greater cryptocurrency sector’s market cap are unquestionably bootstrapped — a product of ingenuity and crowdsourced blockchain fundraising. But with the industry evolving further in the last few years, gaps between mature projects and less developed ones are more noticeable, exhibited by issues that a well-funded or more thorough team of development experts could avoid. The latest example of this came from EOS — a competitor with Ethereum — when a user figured out how to broadcast a fake transaction to the network for 1 trillion EOS (a single transfer for $3.6 trillion).
Funding Platform SeriesOne Partners With Polymath to Use Its Security Token Protocol
United States-based crowdfunding platform SeriesOne has partnered with security token protocol platform Polymath, according to a press release published on March 19. The new partnership intends to create digital security offering ecosystem via the SeriesOne platform. According to the press release, the collaboration between SeriesOne and Polymath will let token issuers create and manage regulatory-compliant security tokens from the initial offering stage to trading on a secondary exchange.