Day: August 10, 2018

Gubernatorial Candidate Wants to Make Colorado a “Blockchain Hub”

А candidate for Colorado governor has added a blockchain policy to his gubernatorial campaign, aiming to make Colorado a “blockchain hub.” The Democratic candidate for governor of Colorado, U.S  Representative Jared Polis, has added a blockchain policy to the list of issues of his gubernatorial campaign this year, according to an announcement on Polis’ website. […]

 

Bitcoin Cash [BCH] based ‘Wormhole’ explained, platform sees smart contracts as the future of technology

On 9th August, users found out more about Wormhole, the Bitcoin Cash-based smart contract platform. The platform is being co-developed by Bitmain, the Hong Kong-based semiconductor company. The developers had earlier spoken about Wormhole stating that: “The Omni Layer runs on top of Bitcoin blockchain — Since the Omni Layer protocol uses the MIT license (open […]

Barclays Sponsors Blockchain Hackathon to Explore Derivatives Contracts Processing

U.K. bank Barclays is sponsoring a blockchain hackathon in order to find solutions to increase the efficiency of derivatives contracts processing. British investment bank Barclays is sponsoring a hackathon to find the best blockchain solution to increase the efficiency of derivatives contracts processing, according to an announcement published August 9. Barclays is partnering with other […]

 

New York State Attorney General introduces Chief responsible for cryptocurrency risks

Barbara D. Underwood, the New York State Attorney General, recently announced a new Investor Protection Bureau Chief. The Attorney General has appointed Cynthia Hanawalt as the Chief of the office of the New York General Attorney. Chief Cynthia Hanawalt stated she that will be responsible for all the Ponzi schemes and fee overchange to the growing […]

Overstock Shares Surge Following tZERO Investment Announcement

Overstock shares surged after a Hong Kong investment firm agreed to invest in Overstock’s blockchain subsidiary tZERO. Overstock shares soared by 21 percent in after-hours trading following news that Hong Kong-based private equity firm GSR Capital will invest up to $270 million in tZERO, an Overstock blockchain subsidiary, CNBC reported Aug. 9. The two companies […]