Blockchain and DNA-Based Fuel Tracking Solution Launches Commercially

Bunkertrace, a blockchain and DNA-based fuel tracking solution, is using DNA markers to trace bunker fuel oil throughout the supply chain. On Oct. 21, in an article by the American Journal of Transportation, Bunkertrace announced its commercial launch after a successful trial in the Netherlands where the company added DNA markers to bunker fuel oil. […]Read More

Price Analysis 21/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB,

The global economy is on weak footing. This has led to rate cuts by several central banks across the world and many are planning to implement additional measures to support their respective economies. This has ballooned the balance sheets of the central banks and there appears to be no end in sight. Since mid-September, the […]Read More

The Chainsmokers Back Blockchain-Based Ticketing Platform Yellowheart

American EDM-pop duo The Chainsmokers are backing a new blockchain-based ticketing platform. Platform allows artists to control the secondary ticketing market Alongside their manager Adam Alpert, the 2017 Grammy Award winners invested in YellowHeart, a decentralized ticketing platform designed to facilitate transparent ticketing sales by artists, music industry publication Music Business Worldwide reports on Oct. […]Read More

University of Malta Introduces Blockchain and DLT Master’s Degree

A master’s degree in blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is now attainable at the University of Malta. Fintech-focused news outlet CrowdfundInsider reported on the creation of the new master’s degree on Oct. 21, also noting that about 35 students are enrolled for the course.  Joshua Ellul, director of the master’s program and chairman of […]Read More

Binance Announces Ruble Trading at Russian Gov’t-Sponsored Event

Binance, one of the largest global crypto exchanges, will soon add support of fiat trading, starting with the Russian ruble. Adding ruble support in “about two weeks” The news was publicly announced by Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) at a Russian government-led event, the Open Innovations Forum in Moscow on Oct. 21. By adding Russia’s […]Read More

What Role Should Central Banks Have Launching Stablecoins Like Libra?

Ever since the vision for a Libra stablecoin was unveiled in its white paper back in June, Facebook has suffered a startling backlash from countries around the world. Some American politicians have claimed the digital currency has the potential to be more dangerous than 9/11. Lawmakers over in Europe haven’t been too kind either, with Germany’s finance minister […]Read More

Fortnite Meets Bitcoin Lightning Network in New ‘Lightnite’ Video Game

Bitcoin-enabled (BTC) games startup Satoshis Games announced the development of a Fortnite-like game with built-in Lightning Network microtransactions dubbed Lightnite on Oct. 19. Shoot to earn Bitcoin Per the announcement, all in-game interactions between players trigger a monetary reward or penalty for the user. Satoshis Games provides some examples: “In simple words, players earn Bitcoin […]Read More