Visa Is Avidly Fishing For A Crypto Blockchain Dev Hero

Visa Inc. is seeking a full-time technical product manager in Palo Alto, California. In a job posting to SmartRecruiters, the global card giant said it is looking for someone who is “passionate about the intersection of payments and cryptocurrency,” and “deeply familiar with permissionless blockchain technology.” With the additional job requirement of “a close network of experts in the fast moving cryptocurrency and fintech ecosystem,” it looks like the ancient 20th Century fintech company is serious about poaching a top blockchain pro from the crypto industry. Visa Is Getting Into…

IBM Crypto Chief Calls Company the “Leader” in Blockchain Technology

IBM’s Jesse Lund, who heads the blockchain division, claims IBM is the leader in blockchain technology. In a recent interview, Lund stated: What IBM’s been doing as the leader in blockchain technology for the last three years is adding security and confidence to the system. IBM And Stellar Partnership Challenge xRapid Lund talks about IBM’s cross-border payments solution, which in part uses Stellar Lumens for settlement, and how one of the oldest technology companies in the world plans to revolutionize the remittance market. The solutions developed are challenging Ripple’s xRapid…

IBM Developing Blockchain Solution to Combat Fake Medicine in Africa

IBM Developing Blockchain Solution to Combat Fake Medicine in Africa March 21, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya Global tech giant IBM is working on a blockchain solution to weed out Africa’s notorious counterfeit medication network. The company says blockchain will allow it to track medications all the way back to the manufacturers, so distributors can know they have genuine drugs. Also read: FBI Warns About ‘SIM Swapping’ Hacks Targeting Cryptocurrency Users Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts IBM to Sign African Partnerships Haifa — the largest IBM…

Dragonchain Announces Partnership with Humanitarian Organization M2030, Facilitating Donation Processes with Blockchain to Fight Malaria

Dragonchain, a technology leader in the Blockchain space, is joining with M2030, a humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting malaria. With its education, project incubation, acceleration and enterprise services, Dragonchain’s goal is to empower M2030 with an enterprise-grade Blockchain solution. Through their brand, M2030 offers a smart system for partners to raise awareness through campaigns or for branding select products and services. In return, the company, which is both a brand as well as movement, pledges funds to fight malaria in the countries where the money was raised, working with the…

PUBLIQ Named Finalist by UK Parliamentary Group for Blockchain Application in Media Category

PUBLIQ, a global non-profit peer-to-peer distributed network that was founded to rebuild trust in media, was selected finalist by the UK All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Blockchain for its 2019 showcase of companies solving real-world problems with fully functioning Blockchain technology. Among the ten company and institution finalists, PUBLIQ was the only Blockchain application in the media category. The UK media landscape has suffered ongoing newsroom retrenchment alongside the magnitude of the spread of fake news. According to a 2018 study by the National Union of Journalists, more than…

Next Stop: Derivatives – Blockchain News

The derivatives market in the Blockchain ecosystem has been quietly growing in the past year. The two largest derivatives exchange, BitMEX and OKEx are seeing over $700 million in trading volume daily, with OKEx reaching over $2 billion at its peak. The primary driver of revenue growth at the respective exchange is a perpetual swap, which is an innovative product that resembles futures contract, except that it does not have an expiry date and no exchange of underlying asset of contracts will take place. Collectively, the popular cryptocurrency trading product…

FashionTV Leaps into the World of Blockchain by Partnering up with Decentralized E-commerce Platform WAAM

FashionTV, the international fashion and lifestyle broadcasting station which aims to provide original, unbiased and informative programming, is planning to join this new age in e-commerce by embedding WAAM across its channels, making the WAAM token an officially acceptable currency. Since its inception in 1997, FashionTV has reached over 1 billion people across the globe, with a unique, cosmopolitan and a modern style allowing for influential partnerships with many global brands.  advertisement 2018 was the year where the issue of users’ privacy took the central stage. With the enactment of…

Former Prime Minister of Denmark Joins Blockchain Identity Project Concordium as Strategic Advisor

Concordium, a Danish identity-validating, regulatorily compliant blockchain network, has announced that Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Secretary-General of NATO and former Prime Minister of Denmark, has joined as a Strategic Advisor. Lars Seier Christensen, Chairman of Concordium, said: advertisement “Given the enormous scope and far-reaching potential of the Concordium Network, it is essential for the Concordium Foundation to harness the knowledge of those with invaluable in-depth strategic expertise.” “Anders will play a pivotal role in our global expansion plans to move into areas that require a blockchain solution for secure and…

Australia’s Two Main Blockchain Industry Lobbying Groups to Merge

Australia’s Two Main Blockchain Industry Lobbying Groups to Merge March 19, 2019 by Jon Southurst Australia’s two largest digital economy industry groups, the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA) and Blockchain Australia (BA), have agreed to merge. The new merged entity will adopt the Blockchain Australia name, and members hope it will enable a united stronger voice for the adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Also read: Russian Police Deny Covert Confiscation of 2 Billion Rubles, Mining Equipment We love hearing from our readers. Sound off on our Twitter or Facebook pagesCheck out our insights & interviews…

Kudelski Security Announces Partnership with Hosho To Secure Blockchain Ecosystems

Kudelski Security, the advisor and cybersecurity innovator for today’s most security-conscious organizations, today announced a strategic partnership with Hosho, a global leader in blockchain security and smart contract auditing. The partnership is expected extend the capabilities of Kudelski Security’s recently launched Blockchain Security Center, and makes the companies’ unique skillsets, market-leading services, and proven intellectual property available to help forward-leaning organizations better secure their use of Blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Smart contracts are the most critical and jeopardized piece of a Blockchain company’s technical ecosystem. Contract vulnerabilities can be exploited…