To Reduce The Risk Of Cyber Attacks, Japan Plan On Implementing Stricter Cryptocurrency Exchange Rules

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The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) is due to impose strict standards on cryptocurrency exchanges seeking to register in the country. The sudden collapse of Mt. Gox, bankruptcy filing, and subsequent accusations levied against former CEO Mark Karpeles of embezzlement and fraud gave cryptocurrency investors a wake-up call: exchanges are … Read the rest

Sitges Pens Down A Blockchain Deal With SEG, Becomes The First Film Festival To Accept Cryptocurrency

Sitges Pens Down A Blockchain Deal With SEG, Becomes The First Film Festival To Accept Cryptocurrency

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Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival is to become the first major movie fest to accept cryptocurrency. The well-known Spanish genre festival has entered into a deal with fledgling new tech firm Slate Entertainment Group (SEG) to take on its blockchain based digital ticketing platform Slatix, which uses digital currency called … Read the rest

Oracle All Set To Launch Its Blockchain Products

Oracle All Set To Launch Its Blockchain Products

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Oracle Corp. will unveil its blockchain software starting this month, alongside the growing list of companies offering products that use the digital-ledger technology behind Bitcoin. The Redwood City, California-based company will introduce a platform-as-a-service blockchain product this month and decentralized ledger-based applications next month, Thomas Kurian, president of product development, … Read the rest

South Korea Edging Closer To Become The World’s Leading Market For Blockhain Technology

South Korea Edging Closer To Become The World’s Leading Market For Blockhain Technology

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According to leading data and analytics firm GlobalData, South Korea is on its way to become a solid leader in the blockchain community. Businesses like Korea Telecom (KT), for example, are already working to determine how the blockchain can be used to lessen production expenses and generate new types of … Read the rest

Cathay Pacific Group Launches Asia Miles Marketing Campaing Using Blockchain Technology

Cathay Pacific Group Launches Asia Miles Marketing Campaing Using Blockchain Technology

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The Cathay Pacific Group and its rewards programme, Asia Miles, are launching their first application of smart blockchain technology in a marketing campaign, in collaboration with Accenture. The innovative technology is at the core of a new platform and mobile application for a newly launched Asia Miles dining promotion in … Read the rest

Riding On Its Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Zeto Hopes To Raise $20 Million

Riding On Its Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Zeto Hopes To Raise $20 Million

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Smart refrigeration business Zeto is looking to raise €20m via an initial coin offering (ICO). The company’s software is designed to help customers, including Lidl, monitor their refrigeration in real-time. It raised €500,000 via a pre-sale last week. It’s one of the first ICOs by an Irish firm. Zeto, which

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