Kakao‐affiliate Dunamu, the operator of major South Korean crypto exchange Upbit, plans to open a Singapore‐based exchange next month.
Global fintech company TigerWit Limited has partnered with Liverpool FC and launched its blockchain‐based trading app. According to the press release published on September 17, 2018, TigerWit will gain increased exposure as Liverpool FC’s new official foreign exchange trading partner.
Japanese Fintech giant SBI Holdings will launch a Ripple‐based mobile application called Money Tap by the end of 2018. Takashi Okita, the CEO of SBI Ripple Asia, announced the news via a tweet on September 12, 2018, and shared a website of the new mobile application.
Kin Ecosystem Foundation, the nonprofit governance organization for the Kin cryptocurrency, has announced the appointment of Matthew DiPietro as its chief marketing officer.
Content delivery network service provider Cloudflare announced September 17, 2018, their new Interplanetary File System (IPFS) gateway in a blog post. The gateway is the first product part of their Distributed Web Gateway project, which is their initiative to support the emerging distributed web.
South Korean mobile carrier and global electronics giant LG Uplus has joined forces with Far EasTone Telecommunications, SoftBank, and TBCASoft, to develop a cross‐carrier blockchain payments solution to enable local mobile phone subscribers from different networks to make quick payments with their phones when they travel abroad, reported The Korea….
Bitcoin mining became the subject of an unexpected political clash in the Czech Republic. The Prime Minister accused his opposition, the Czech Pirate Party, for doing nothing useful in the IT sector other than mining…
The Spanish autonomous community of Aragon has partnered with a blockchain consortium to create blockchain‐based services in its public administration.
Ripple’s xRapid XRP settlement system may be going live within the next month or so, according to a statement from a company executive.
The initial coin offering (ICO) market is snowballing, with 537 ICOs and $13.7 billion in funds closing successfully in the first five months of 2018. According to Consultancy UK’s article published on September 17, 2018, the ICO market’s boom is a result of more explicit regulation in some jurisdictions, which….