The auditing and accounting of carbon credits and offsets have not been solved to date and a group of leading global companies and organisations are planning to take on this challenge through tokenization by launching the InterWork Alliance (IWA) Sustainability Business Working Group. IWA Chair Marley Gray, Principal Architect – Azure Multiparty Engineering, Microsoft – […]

In what was regarded as a highly political move, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently took over control of COVID-19 reporting by hospitals from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) and government contractor and big data analytics giant Palantir was awarded the bulk of the project’s blockchain needs without competitive bidding, […]

The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: TASE) announces the first-ever launch in Israel of a Central Blockchain Securities Lending Platform, an innovative and groundbreaking financial technology. Orly Grinfeld, EVP and Head of Clearing at TASE stated: “The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is proud to present this first-of-a-kind lending pool, a safe, cutting-edge and state of the art platform. […]

According to a Bitcoin address associated with Polkadot made public yesterday, the Web3 Foundation and Parity Technologies were flooded with some 3,982.07 bitcoin (BTC) worth an estimated $43.3 million in a quiet 72-hour token sale this week. Founded by Ethereum architect and co-founder Gavin Wood, Polkadot is a network protocol that allows arbitrary data — not […]

Open-source blockchain protocol DAML smart contracts are now available on R3’s Corda after system integrators DataArt and IntellectEU teamed up to deliver native integrations that allow developers to run DAML applications on Corda Open Source and Corda Enterprise. DAML on Corda joins the power and simplicity of DAML for smart contracts and multi-party workflows with […]

Decentralized derivatives exchange Injective Protocol raised $2.6 million dollars in a seed funding round led by Pantera Capital with participation from world-renowned institutional investors including QCP’s investment arm QCP Soteria, Axia8 Ventures, and OK’s strategic investment partner K42. Paul Veradittakit, Partner at Pantera Capital, commented on Injective Protocol: “Injective Protocol scalably brings advanced derivatives capabilities […]

UK blockchain startup Fasset wants to bridge the US$15 trillion gap in sustainable infrastructure development by launching the world’s first comprehensive operating system dedicated to the ethical financing of sustainable infrastructure on the Ethereum blockchain. Mohammad Raafi Hossain, Fasset Chief Executive Officer and former Technology Advisor to the UAE Prime Minister’s Office stated: “With climate […]

Last Wednesday, Valentine’s Day, Litecoin came up smelling of roses. The cryptocurrency that is considered the silver standard to Bitcoin’s gold, sprouted a 34 percent uplift in a matter of hours to peak at $327. The founder of Litecoin, Charlie Lee tweeted: “LTC has outperformed BTC” – [since he sold all his LTC]. Following a […]