Verdict lists ten of the most popular tweets on payments tech in October 2019, based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform.
A sovereign monetary system’s success relies on a number of things remaining in place.
A consumer-ready cryptocurrency will be issued by a central bank within the next five years, according to a report by technology giant IBM and central banking think tank OMFIF.
UK aviation security firm Zamna has raised $5m in its latest funding round for its blockchain-powered passenger verification platform.
Bitmain has moved towards the eventual goal of constructing the world’s largest bitcoin mining farm with the launch of a key part of the facility.
EY has launched a platform for governments that will see public funds put on the blockchain.
Despite first being invented back in 2008, the past few years have seen blockchain become a buzzword in numerous industries, with many companies rushing to invest in the technology for a multitude of uses.
MicroBitcoin, a cryptocurrency that forked from leader Bitcoin in 2018, has announced that it will burn 70% of its total supply as part of a key upgrade.
Verisart, a startup applying blockchain to the arts and collectibles industry, has announced that it has raised $2.5m in a seed funding round.
Mark Cuban has become the latest big name to cast doubt over the future of Bitcoin.
Node, a plug & play cryptocurrency miner, promises to mine you Bitcoin, Ether, Binance and more, with little effort.
Despite offering a secure and decentralised alternative to other currencies, one of the downsides of Bitcoin is the vast amounts of power it consumes.
Blockchain startup Everledger has secured $20m in a Series A funding round led by Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, has launched its Bitcoin futures commodities through its Bakkt venture, which could have a “significant” impact on the Bitcoin price today according to one cryptocurrency expert.
Blockchain satellite technology startup SpaceChain has received a €60,000 grant from the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop commercial use-cases for its next-generation blockchain-based network.
Dapper Labs, the company behind blockchain game CryptoKitties, has announced that it has received $11m in funding to launch Flow, a blockchain designed to enable the entertainment industry to launch decentralised applications at scale.
Libra Association, the non-profit organisation launched by Facebook to oversee its proposed cryptocurrency Libra, has today announced that it is pursuing a payment system licence under the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
Sunday proved to be a turbulent day for the Bitcoin price, as the value of the popular cryptocurrency fell below $10,000 on numerous occasions.
Japan’s largest gift card exchange platform has announced plans to transform the way gift cards are issued, purchased and exchanged with the use of blockchain, in a bid to increase the technology and convenience of the products.
The United Kingdom’s tax, payments and customs authority has reportedly asked cryptocurrency exchanges to hand over data in a bid to identify those that have failed to pay taxes owed on their digital assets.
Bitcoin is holding strong above $10,000 after a difficult year saw the leading cryptocurrency fall to a low of $3,000.
In the latest step in the ongoing legal battle between Canadian messaging platform Kik and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the company has accused the governing body of wholly misrepresenting its 2017 Kin tokens ICO.
The escalating US-China trade war and the increasing treatment of cryptocurrencies as a so-called safe haven asset will drive the Bitcoin price up to £15,000 in a matter of weeks, according to the CEO of a leading independent financial advisory organisation.
The world of blockchain has entered some bizarre places, but few are simultaneously as silly yet potentially profitable as CryptoKitties.
When it comes to the question of who buys cryptocurrency, there are certain stereotypes that do hold up in reality.
YOUNIQX Identity AG, part of the Austrian State Printing House, the 200-year-old security company behind the European Union’s state-of-the-art travel documents, has developed its own cryptocurrency wallet.
When it comes to technology, China rarely mimics the rest of the world, and the fields of blockchain and cryptocurrency are no different.
Cryptocurrency entered mainstream consciousness in December 2017 when Bitcoin’s value was nearing what would become its all time high, which was just shy of $20,000 per coin.
Describing its new payment system as a ” global currency”, Facebook certainly has big plans for Libra.
The president of Uganda, Yoweri Musevini, is to explore a blockchain solution for tackling counterfeit drugs in the country’s pharmaceutical sector.