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Bitfinex Among First Block Producers of Blockchain Games Distributor Ultra.io

Blockchain-based PC games distribution platform Ultra.io has announced on Oct. 2 that its first three block producers (BPs) are Bitfinex, EOS Rio and EOS New York.All three future network maintainers are EOS BPs while Bitfinex is also a major and well-known cryptocurrency exchange.Making the gaming industry fairerPer the announcement,

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Facebook’s Libra Backers Fear It Could Taint Their Image Among Regulators

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Stripe are unsure whether they wish to become paid-up participants in Facebook’s Libra digital currency.As Bloomberg reported on Oct. 2 citing “people familiar with the matter,” the four payment giants have reservations about the plans. Sources: Facebook “oversold” regulator supportThe companies formed part of the cohort

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Kraken and Coinbase Among the Cleanest Crypto Exchanges: BTI Report

The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) has released its latest market surveillance report which states that Kraken and Coinbase are among the cleanest cryptocurrency exchanges in the industry.BTI cleans wash trading from exchanges’ volumesOn Sept. 19, the Blockchain Transparency Institute published its 5th market surveillance report that verifies reporting of

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Karuschain Opens Applications for Blockchain Beta Testers Among Precious Metals Mining Companies

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), a partner at ICO services collective Token.Agency ($750m+ and 90+ ICOs and STOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the

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BNP Paribas Venture Arm Among Investors to Inject $16.5M in Fintech Firm Token

Fintech firm Token has received a $16.5 million injection from investors including the venture arm of banking giant BNP Paribas, a news release announced on June 18.The self-described open banking platform says it will use the capital to further develop its TokenOSTM operating system — and “accelerate new ways of innovating payments

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Hyperledger Gains Microsoft and Ethereum Foundation Among Raft of New Members

Microsoft, Salesforce and the Ethereum Foundation are among the major new companies joining enterprise blockchain platform Hyperledger. The company’s executive director, Brian Behlendorf, confirmed the news to Cointelegraph ahead of a public unveiling at the ongoing Synchronize Europe conference in London on June 18.Part of a monthly update on

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New CryptoCompare Research Assesses Top Performers Among Crypto Exchanges

Cryptocurrencies data and indices provider CryptoCompare’s new research has assessed and ranked performance among cryptocurrency exchanges as of June 2019.To prepare the ranking of cryptocurrency exchanges, CryptoCompare analyzed data collected between May 1 and May 30 of the current year, considering a series of key components such as geography,

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