Tron (TRX) Firm above 2 Cents, Odyssey v3.5 Upgrade is Consequential

Tron prices steady above 2.1 cents Odyssey v3.5 lays the ground for HNWI says Justin TRX volumes must exceed 15 million and 40 million confirming or nullifying our bullish stance The upgrade to Odyssey v3.5 introduces multi-sig addresses, a feature that is attractive for institutions and other high net worth investors. That is a necessary ingredient for Tron prices to rally from current supports to 3.1 cents and even 4 cents. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals Amid marauding bears of 2018, Tron transitioned to their blockchain, launched a VM and was…

Québécois Regulator Calls for Investors in Non-Compliant Blockchain Firm to Come Forward

Québec’s financial markets regulator has asked investors in the firm Laboratoire Blockchain to come forward, now that the firm and associated individuals face a sweep of injunctive orders over their alleged violations of securities laws. The appeal was made in an official statement published on March 18. The AMF (l’Autorité des marchés financiers) states that the Québécois Financial Markets Administrative Tribunal (TMF) issued a series of injunctive orders against Laboratoire Blockchain (also known as Blockchain Lab) and three associated individuals — Jonathan Forte, Benjamin Forte and Nicolas Barbasch-Bouchard — on…

Litecoin (LTC) Firm above $50, Blockchain Could Modernize Congress

Litecoin price up 3.4 percent The blockchain is a window and an opportunity Participation level rise as Litecoin prices print higher Kevin McCarthy believes that blockchain will help build trust in public institutions. Such remarks are bullish for blockchain and could help prices of digital assets as Litecoin recovers from current lows. Litecoin Price Analysis Fundamentals Although we cannot refute the link between Litecoin and Bitcoin, we must agree that there are differences. The latter has a vibrant community. Since it is a public blockchain, changes are hard to make.…

German Firm Offers White-Label Products for Startups

A company says it is combining the power of IT and marketing to deliver high-security, functional and profitable pieces of software that not only work flawlessly, but also sell. CPI emphasizes its software is scalable and geared toward the finance and blockchain industries. The firm offers white-label products that allow businesses to achieve their financial goals by converting casual visitors into paying customers. Among its suite of products is a crypto exchange that is available on the web and through mobile apps. The platform delivers high-frequency trading for virtual currencies…

Binance-Backed OTC Firm Releases Anti-Money Laundering Compliance-as-a-Service Product

Binance-backed over-the-counter (OTC) desk Koi Trading has partnered with IdentityMind, a platform for online risk management, to develop an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance-as-a-service product. The development was announced in a press release published on March 12. The parties have reportedly released an AML compliance-as-a-service product dubbed “Koi Compliance,” supporting digital currency and targeting money services businesses. The new platform will purportedly enable companies to focus on conducting their business, letting Koi Compliance to perform Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures, monitor transactions, conduct sanctions screening, and keep records. Last November, Koi…

Major UK Energy Company Acquires Stake in Blockchain Firm Electron

Major United Kingdom energy company OVO has invested in blockchain firm Electron through its recently launched technology division, Kaluza. The development was announced in an OVO blog post published on March 12. Kaluza —  an intelligent grid technology company that provides software and hardware products to the energy sector — has reportedly made an investment in Electron, a London-based energy tech company that uses blockchain technology. The move aims to facilitate Electron’s deployment of distributed energy trading platforms. Electron will purportedly use the proceeds of the investment to develop its…

Firm Says Its Trading Bots Can Benefit Beginners and Pros Alike

The company behind a cryptocurrency trading bot is encouraging beginners and experts alike to give automation a try — and says users of all backgrounds can save time by using their technology. Trade Santa says its “easy yet powerful” interface is an early Christmas gift for the crypto community, as it enables them to remain active in the market 24 hours a day, seven days a week. According to the platform, “Hodlers” are among those who can benefit from its service. Trade Santa says its interface means they have the…

Investment Firm Invesco Launches Blockchain ETF on London Stock Exchange

United States-based investment management company Invesco is launching a blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the London Stock Exchange (LSEG) today, March 11, financial newspaper Financial Times reports on March 9. Per the article, the Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF will initially be targeting 48 companies involved with blockchain technology. The firms were reportedly selected through a proprietary scoring system developed by crypto investment boutique Elwood Asset Management. The article cites Apple, chip manufacturer Intel, graphics processing units manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices, mining hardware manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and United States…

North American Seafood Firm to Use Blockchain Tech in Supply Chain

North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood firm Bumble Bee Foods has launched a blockchain platform for seafood traceability. The project was created in collaboration with German tech company SAP specializing in enterprise software, according to a press release on March 8. Based on SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service, the new platform can purportedly monitor the supply chain of yellowfin tuna from Indonesia to end customers. The announcement was made at the annual industry conglomerate South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) that is taking place from March 8 to March 17 in…

Smart Contract Firm Quantstamp Reveals Investment From Financial Giant Nomura

United States smart contract security company Quantstamp has announced its expansion to Japan following an investment from local financial giant Nomura Holdings. The news was revealed in a press release from Quantstamp published on March 6. According to the announcement, the U.S. firm has received a “significant investment” from Nomura, which provides investment, financing and related services to individual, institutional and government customers. Venture company Digital Garage, which invests in successful internet startups across the world, reportedly also contributed to the round.   Information that the corporate funding round was…