Top Banks Purportedly Investing $50M for Blockchain-Based Digital Cash Settlement System

Some of the world’s largest banks are purportedly setting aside roughly $50 million to create a blockchain-based digital cash settlement system.

World Bank, CommBank Partner to Enable Recording of Secondary Trading on Blockchain

The World Bank and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CommBank) have collaborated to use blockchain technology in recording of secondary market bond trading.

Blockchain-Based Marketplace for Digital Collectibles Goes Live

Blockchain-based marketplace for digital collectibles, dubbed Meme Factory, has officially launched.

Opera Adds TRON Support, More Blockchains to Be Integrated

Opera has so far declined to reveal any specifics regarding when exactly TRON will be rolled out for its browser.

SEC Fines Blockchain Author & His Firm Over Securities Violations

The SEC has slapped blockchain author Alex Tapscott and investment company NextBlock Global with fines because of violations in securities.

Upbit Operator Dunamu Invested $46M in 26 Blockchain Startups in 2018

Dunamu invested 55 billion won ($46 million) in 26 blockchain startups in 2018.

Polymath, Charles Hoskinson Partner to Develop Security Token Blockchain

Polymath is partnering with IOHK’s Charles Hoskinson, one of ethereum co-founders, to build a security token blockchain.

Kadena to Launch Blockchain this October, Test Network Opening Shortly

The company will also be building "the next generation of fintech" with USCF Investments.

Fintech startup Figure Technologies Secures $1 Billion Line of Credit on Provenance Blockchain

Figure is using its own blockchain platform, Provenance, as the deal’s financing facility.

William Shatner Joins Initiative to Authenticate Collectible Items Through Blockchain

Actor William Shatner is stepping again into the crypto space through a new partnership with Mattereum.

Microsoft and GE Aviation Unveil Aircraft Parts Blockchain

Microsoft and GE Aviation have introduced an aircraft parts certification blockchain.

Facebook Lifts Some Restrictions on Crypto and Blockchain Ads

Facebook has softened some restrictions on cryptocurrency and blockchain-related advertisements more than a year after its total ban.

Samsung Reveals Plans to Add Blockchain Tech to Its IT Solutions

Samsung says the move is in response to steadily growing demand for enterprise-grade blockchain solutions.

PayPal Doesn’t Believe in Bitcoin but Wants Blockchain and Crypto Tech

PayPal CFO says the company “doesn’t want to miss out” and already has a few blockchain and crypto projects in the pipeline.

More than 50 Banks, Companies Test Trade Finance App Developed with R3’s Corda Blockchain

Standard Chartered, ABN Amro, ING, and roughly 50 additional banks and firms have joined in the trial of a trade finance application Voltron.