Category «Blockchain news»

Crypto.com unveils EVM blockchain functionality and related fund

cointelegraph.com May 07 2021 19:05, UTC In the coming months, Crypto.com’s blockchain will let projects built on Ethereum transfer over to its ecosystem via Ethereum Virtual Machine, or EVM, compatibility. The company also unveiled a related fund to bolster interested projects. According to a Friday public statement from the company provided to Cointelegraph, the EVM …

World Economic Forum: $867T Markets Open to Blockchain

www.coindesk.com May 07 2021 17:32, UTC All assets will eventually be tokenized, from stocks to bonds to commodities. At least that’s the perspective of many crypto-industry executives who predict that most, if not all, of modern finance will eventually run on digital rails. Just put it on the blockchain, as it were. Such thinking lurks behind …

Tajik government taps blockchain firm for e-government infrastructure

cointelegraph.com May 07 2021 06:42, UTC President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon is pursuing an ambitious integration of blockchain technology into his government’s ongoing modernization drive.  According to an announcement from smart contract platform Fantom, a new public-private partnership between the Fantom Foundation and the Tajik Ministry of Industry of New Technologies will see the two roll …

Nokia announced the launch of its blockchain-powered Data Trading Marketplace | Invezz

invezz.com May 07 2021 04:27, UTC Helsinki-based telecom giant Nokia announced that it had launched a blockchain-powered marketplace “Nokia Data Marketplace”. The marketplace incorporates Hyperledger Fabric enterprise blockchain and aggregates the data from the distributed sources to make the information favourable for machine learning (ML). According to Nokia, the blockchain AI solution will enable telecom …

ConsenSys exec joins CoinFund to assist early-stage blockchain firms

cointelegraph.com May 06 2021 21:22, UTC Vanessa Grellet, a five-year veteran of Ethereum software company ConsenSys, will be joining crypto investment group CoinFund as its new head of portfolio growth. In an announcement from CoinFund today, the investment group said Grellet would be responsible for guiding its portfolio of more than 50 companies and projects. …

U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control is seeking blockchain analytics tools

www.theblockcrypto.com May 06 2021 17:13, UTC Public records indicate that the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, which is part of the Treasury Department, is on the hunt for blockchain analytics capabilities.  Details of OFAC’s interest in this area were revealed in a May 4 “sources sought” notice, which is used by federal agencies to …