Adoption

Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra to Offer Blockchain Certification Courses

Leading Indian technology company Tech Mahindra has partnered with edtech startup Idealabs to offer blockchain certification courses. The certification course will be offered as a combination of live online and in-person, on-campus classes. Students enrolling for the course will learn about blockchain foundations, Ethereum, smart contracts, decentralized apps and Hyperledger Fabric, among other topics. The …

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Swiss Regulators Green Light Crypto Transactions for Local Bank

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, or FINMA, has authorized InCore bank to carry out digital assets transactions, allowing customers worldwide to access and transact within the bank. The official announcement represents an important step in creating a blockchain-friendly environment across the EU banking sector. InCore bank becomes the first Swiss business-to-business bank approved to …

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Electroneum to Launch Electricity Top-Ups Across Africa

The blockchain-based digital payment project, Electroneum, will be launching an in-app electricity top-up feature across four African countries — Nigeria, Senegal, Mali and The Gambia. The electricity top-up feature will allow ETN app users to top-up their electricity meters directly from the app by paying in ETN tokens.  The ETN mobile application previously added support …

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Cryptocurrencies Spread 4X Faster in Undeveloped Countries: Blockchain Analysis Report

During the month of April, the blockchain project Onfo initiated an experiment to see how fast crypto assets can gain popularity in four different countries. The team’s findings discovered that cryptocurrencies spread four times faster in developing nations as opposed to developed countries. Crypto Asset Network Effect Grows Stronger in Undeveloped Countries Last month, the …

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Report: High Remittance Fees and Unstable Rupee Drive Crypto Adoption in India

A recent report highlights that India’s growing demand for cryptocurrencies is driven by the need for lower remittance fees and a more stable currency to store value.  The cryptocurrency spot and derivative exchange OKEx in collaboration with Coinpaprika studied the Indian cryptocurrency markets and estimated that the global share of cryptocurrency transactions in India will …

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Enterprise Blockchains: Seven Steps to Success

In my approximately two-decade career at Microsoft, I had the privilege and the opportunity to first work on the company’s emerging enterprise strategy, to architect and ship key enterprise technologies, and to build a strategic enterprise business and profit and loss. I think I can say with some level of credibility that I understand the …

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South Korean University Announces New Blockchain Campus

South Korea’s Suseong University reached a deal on May 22 with the Korea Artificial Intelligence Association, or KORAIA, to create a blockchain and AI campus in Daegu. According to the announcement published by local media outlet Money Today, the Daegu-based university plans to teach about AI, big data, and cloud-based technology in the brand-new department. …

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Cardano is Working on a Microchip That Would Give Crypto a Cash-like Experience

In a recent Cointelegraph interview, Charles Hoskinson elaborated on the crypto-native chip that IOHK is working at its blockchain lab at the University of Wyoming that may lead to many groundbreaking use cases, including a cash-like experience for cryptocurrency. Crypto-native microchip It all began when IOHK, the company charged with the development of Cardano (ADA), …

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Crypto.com to Expand Its MCO Visa Card Service to Canada

Leading cryptocurrency payments platform Crypto.com announced that it has received regulatory approval for its Visa card program in Canada, and will soon be rolling out MCO Visa cards in the country.  MCO Visa cards are prepaid cards that can be topped up with cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), XRP, and Crypto.com’s native …

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COVID-19 Incentivizing Crypto and Leading Mainstream Adoption

Crypto is a place where everything changes faster than in any other industry, and seeing as it was born in the age of the internet, this is quite fitting. Today, China is leading the global digital asset initiative. The train of innovations seems to go faster as the digital yuan (also referred to as DCEP) …

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