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Nike Receives Approval for Patent of Blockchain-Enabled Sneakers ‘CryptoKicks’

Nike has recently become a patent holder for a new and innovative sneakers called ‘CryptoKicks.’ CryptoKicks use blockchain technology to attach digital assets such as cryptocurrency to a material product. They are the up and coming vision for Nike as the popularity of cryptocurrency grows in developed nations.In addition to

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LocalBitcoins Receives Finnish FSA Virtual Currency Provider License

The Finnish Financial Services Authority (FIN-FSA) has officially registered LocalBitcoins as a virtual currency provider, starting at the beginning of November 2019. Finland only allows officially registered providers who fulfill the legal requirements to operate in the country.A safe pair of handsIn order to receive the registration, LocalBitcoins had

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Cryptocurrency Project Grin Receives Anonymous Donation of 50 Bitcoin

Donations for newly developed projects can help them enormously in achieving their goals, and although donations made in cryptocurrency are a relatively new concept, it is being practiced across the globe.For the team of the cryptocurrency project Grin, a large donation of 50 Bitcoin(BTC)trade was made (about $430,000 at current

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Singapore’s FinTech Startup M-DAQ Receives Massive Funding from Samsung

M-DAQ will be working with Samsung to bring its cross-border payments and currency trading solutions across South Kore and East Asia.M-DAQ, a Singapore-based FinTech startup has added a new feather to its cap by receiving backing from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation. The Korean tech giant’s investment wing has recently joined

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Security Token Platform Receives Transfer Agent License From SEC

Harbor, the digital platform for alternative assets, has received a transfer agent license from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).On Oct. 31, Harbor CEO Joshua Stein told the Block that his blockchain-enabled platform is “now the first blockchain company to receive both a transfer agent license and

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Victim of Alleged Ponzi Scheme Receives Death Threats From OneCoin Fans

Glasgow-based Jen McAdam claims supporters of the alleged OneCoin pyramid scheme are sending her death threats, mainly through Facebook.Death threats reported to the policeOn Oct. 14, the BBC wrote that Jen McAdam, a duped OneCoin digital currency investor, reported a slew of messages she received, threatening her with death

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Freelance Employment Platform Receives Developer Grant from MakerDAO

Blockchain-based employment platform Opolis has announced that it received a developer grant from MakerDAO, the creator of stablecoin DAI.MakerDAO will bring DAI payment integrations to OpolisOn Sept. 17, in a press release shared with Cointelegraph, freelance platform Opolis and MakerDAO announced that they will bring stablecoin DAI to Opolis’

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Monetization Platform Coil Receives 1 Billion XRP Grant from Ripple Xpring

Coil, a platform that enables publishers to monetize their content, has recently announced that the company has received a grant of 1 billion Ripple (XRP)trade digital coins from Ripple’s project Xpring. This grant’s initial aim is to increase the use cases of XRP as micropayments on Coil’s platform; in addition,

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