How Blockchain Technology Is Reinventing Global Trade Efficiency

This article orginally appeared in The Distributed Ledger. The business of moving commercial goods around the planet represents billions of dollars in enterprise revenue—as well as losses and inefficiencies resulting from risk, fraud or anachronistic manual paperwork delays. The good news is that few sectors are poised to so dramatically benefit from the advent of blockchain-based […]

Russia’s National Settlement Depository Successfully Tests Blockchain-Based E-Voting System

The National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, has developed and successfully tested an e-proxy voting system running on a distributed ledger built with the NXT distributed cryptographic platform. The project’s open-source code is available on GitHub. The NSD, a member of the Moscow Exchange, is a Russian nonbanking credit organization, Russia’s central depository […]

ISO May Propose Certified Standards for Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers

In April when the Bitcoin community began preparing for Australian Craig Wright’s “Satoshi Nakamoto reveal,” there was another announcement from Down Under that was overlooked.   On April 14, Standards Australia, a non-government, not-for-profit standards organization announced that “Australia proposes International Blockchain Standards” and included a proposal for a “new field of technical activity.” This […]

Xtrade – The Best Place to Begin Trading CFDs

Xtrade is a European brokerage house offering trading activity in financial derivatives. The company was founded in 2002, and has expanded to be established in more than 15 countries all over Europe, South America, and Asia. Xtrade provides its services in 15 EU countries – Poland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Romania, Slovakia, […]

Kraken to help Settle Verified Mt Gox Bitcoin Claims

Mt Gox customers may have something to look forward to in the coming days. Some of the investors in the now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox may soon be receiving at least a part of their investments back. A recent announcement made by Kraken earlier today shows that the verification process for all the claims made […]

How can Bitcoin Gambling be Profitable?

Gambling is a very good way of earning extra money but is also the best way to lose all your investment. It is a form of entertainment that sets limits for the amount you are willing to risk in order to win your money back. Gambling involves risking something of value on an uncertain event in […]

Six Bitcoin Mines Related to Criminal Ring Seized by Spanish Police

Spanish police have seized six bitcoin mines that were allegedly in use by a criminal network involved in the illegal distribution of pay-TV channels in Spain. A joint investigation by the Spanish National Police and Tax Authorities with the support of Europol and local German police saw the crackdown of a criminal network making proceeds […]