11Apr/19

Binance Partners With CipherTrace in Latest Compliance Push

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance is embarking on a multi-pronged push to boost compliance procedures across its platform. To that end, Binance is announcing a new partnership with the blockchain analytics firm CipherTraceRead More…

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04Apr/19

New $50 Million Fund Makes First Investment in Blockchain ID Startup

A new $50 million VC fund has been set up by Nasdaq-listed company Okta to invest in early-stage technology startups, including those working with blockchain. Okta, which provides identity management solutions, announced theRead More…

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04Apr/19

Identity Solution Provider Reveals New $50 Mln Fund, Blockchain Firm Is First Investment

San Francisco-based enterprise identity solution provider Okta has launched a $50 million investment fund and announced its first investment in Trusted Key, a blockchain-based digital identity firm. The news was revealed inRead More…

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27Mar/19

New iPhone-Controlled Crypto Vault Promises ‘Bank-Grade’ Security

Trustology, founded by technologists who previously worked at such banks as BNY Mellon, RBS and Barclays, has launched an iPhone-controlled crypto vault it claims is secure enough for financial institutions. Announced Wednesday,Read More…

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26Mar/19

Binance Tightens Compliance, Turning to IdentityMind for KYC

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance is moving to boost compliance and data security through a new deal with Medici Ventures portfolio firm IdentityMind. IdentityMind announced on Tuesday that it has partneredRead More…

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14Mar/19

Token 2049: Vitalik Buterin Says Non-Financial Blockchain Use Cases Are a ‘Harder Pitch’

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin says that blockchain applications outside of finance face more difficulty gaining traction, as the primary added value they offer is decentralization. Buterin made his remarks during aRead More…

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11Mar/19

Texas Representative Wants to Ban the Anonymous Use of Cryptocurrency

A Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, Phil Stephenson, has just introduced a bill that would require residents of the state to identify themselves if they wish to use cryptocurrencies.Read More…

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26Feb/19

Japanese Multinational Holding SoftBank Announces Blockchain ID Working Group

Japanese multinational holding conglomerate SoftBank Corp. and American telecoms-focused blockchain firm TBCASoft are to lead a new blockchain-based digital identification study group under the canopy of the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG).Read More…

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