JP Morgan Builds Blockchain-Based Platform for Tokenizing Gold

New York-based investment bank JP Morgan has developed an enterprise version of the Ethereum blockchain for tokenizing gold in an effort to allow sustainable miners to earn a premium on global markets.

Tether “Burns” 500M USDT Stablecoins

Tether, the company behind a dollar-pegged stablecoin, has revealed in a Twitter post that it has burned 500 million Tether (USDT) tokens.

Swissquote Becomes World’s First Bank to Offer ICO Service

Swissquote has launched a service that provides customers with the opportunity to take part in ICOs by using their bank accounts to directly buy ICO tokens against Swiss francs.

Nasdaq to Launch Trading Platform for Security Tokens

New York-based stock exchange Nasdaq is currently working on introducing a new platform specifically developed for issuing and trading security tokens.

Ripple’s Head of Information Security Resigns; Moves to Harbor

Sujay Jaladi, head of information security at Ripple, will be leaving the San Francisco-based company.

Coinbase Launches Full Trading of ZRX Token

Crypto exchange Coinbase has launched full trading of ZRX on its professional investor platform, enabling retail investors to buy, sell, trade, or store the ERC-20 token.

Nasdaq Purportedly Plans Establishing Cryptocurrency Security Tokens Platform

Nasdaq insiders also claim that the proposed platform is expected to issue and trade cryptocurrency security tokens.

Coinbase Includes ZRX to Its Professional Trading Platform

In a blog post published on Thursday, the crypto exchange has announced that deposits for ZRX have begun while trading has been enabled 12 hours after the initial announcement.

BMW-Hosted Blockchain Competition to Give Token Prizes for Auto Tech

Kicking off on October 12, the 4-month long MOBI Grand Challenge will showcase a public demonstration of winning technologies expected to be hosted by BMW Group in Munich, Germany in February 2019.

Circle Acquires Crypto Startup to Release Tokenized Securities

Circle’s acquisition of SeedInvest, once approved by regulators, will provide the crypto markets a new form of investment opportunity which is achieved by investing in companies through the issuance of regulated security tokens.

Abra to Launch a Crypto Token Pegged to an Investment Fund

Virtual wallet provider Abra will be rolling out a new token in an attempt to give investors further exposure to the crypto market.

Music-Sharing Platform Audius Provides Additional Details on Two Crypto Tokens

Audius, the San Francisco-based music-centered Blockchain startup, discloses how it will run once it launches in about a year following the conclusion of a $5.5 million funding round.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Team to Launch a Crypto Token that Gives Fans a “Voice”

Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo’s team, Italy’s Juventus Football Club, will be partnering with in order to launch the “Juventus Official Fan Token.”

Singapore Central Bank Does Not Intend to Regulate Utility Tokens

Singapore's central bank and financial regulatory authority, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), stated that it has not seen any tokens that so far needed to be regulated under its securities laws.  

Zug’s Eidoo to Develop Token Tied to the Price of Gold

Zug-based Eidoo is the latest crypto startup to make an attempt at creating a more stable token by tying it to the price of gold.