Bitcoin Unlimited Launches Two-Option Voting App Powered by Bitcoin Cash

On September 16, the Bitcoin Unlimited development team launched a new application called Votepeer. The software is powered by the Bitcoin Cash network and allows anyone to set up a transparent two-option voting process. This week a couple of Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) developers released a new voting protocol called Votepeer. BU software engineers, Dagur and Jørgen Svennevik Notland, revealed the initial version of Votepeer, which can be located at the website voter.cash. “Votepeer is powered by Bitcoin Cash and allows anyone to easily set up a two-option vote using the…

Pool-X Launches BurningDrop, Supporting KTSt Genesis Mining

On September 16, 2020, KuCoin, an IDG-backed crypto exchange, announced that its Pool-X platform has launched the BurningDrop program and will provide services for the Kratos Genesis token (KTSt) Distribution. Users can join the KTSt Genesis Mining via Pool-X. From 20:00:00 on September 16, 2020, to 20:00:00 on September 24, 2020 (UTC+8), users can get KTSt via BurningDrop and improve their computing power by burning POL, the native token of Pool-X. All KTSt mining rewards will be distributed at one time on September 25. As KuChain’s testnet, Kratos is a…

Nasdaq Launches Anti-Money Laundering AI Technology

Shortly after reaching its all-time high, Nasdaq steps into the AML sector as it launched AI technology to detect money laundering. On the 16th of September, the Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ: NDAQ) stock market recently unveiled plans to launch AI technology to detect fraudulent transactions. The Nasdaq’s new offering will help financial and retail institutions to easily detect illicit activity on their platforms. In the announcement, Nasdaq revealed plans to launch the AI technology to serve banks and other financial institutions. Upon the successful launch of the AI-based system, banks will be…

Apple Launches LumiHealth in Partnership with Singaporean Govt

While the LumiHealth initiative is the first of Apple’s health involvement with a federal government, the company has already had some partnerships with businesses in this sphere. Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) has partnered with the government of Singapore to improve the health and well-being of Singaporeans through the LumiHealth initiative. As announced by Apple (AAPL), the LumiHealth program is available as an app on the Apple Watch, and its the culmination of a two-year process beginning with the government of Singapore asking international healthcare and technology companies to process ways…

Swep.io Exchange Launches with Unique In-Demand Products

Swep.io is a licensed platform for legal digital assets and crypto exchanges, which provides its users with secure and fast cryptocurrency swaps. With the continuous proliferation of cryptocurrency exchanges out there, Swep.io exchange is making its debut with unique and in-demand products and services. While it may not appears arduous to cite the disparities in the various exchanges, a glimpse into the product offerings as well as the motivating factor behind the project can go a long way to distinguish one exchange from the other. Herein lies the strength of…

Square Inc. Launches Alliance for Crypto and Blockchain Companies to Fight Patent Trolls

Jack Dorsey’s payment company  Square has announced that it has successfully launched an initiative called “Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance,” dedicated to empowering blockchain and crypto-driven companies in the technological sector and to protect them from patent hoarding trolls. COPA for cryptocurrency technology advancement Through this open-source alliance, Square hopes that the crypto technology sector could grow, innovate, and subsequently, better products could be put forth for all to benefit. The Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance (COPA) is designed to enable blockchain companies to join forces in order to prevent competing companies…

Pomp launches new venture fund, says ‘You’ll never regret betting on yourself’

Anthony Pompliano, co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital, announced the launch of a new fund based around his own person and brand. “Today I am announcing a new rolling fund that will be backed by a group of successful investors across Silicon Valley and Wall Street,” Pompliano said in a Sept. 11 blog post announcement. “This rolling fund structure gives me ultimate flexibility, which I believe will lead to a significant advantage when investing in early stage technology companies.” Pompliano plans to open a solo general partner, or GP, fund as a…

Square launches cryptocurrency patent alliance to fight the trolls

Square, the U.S.-based financial services company headed by Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, is establishing a consortium to fight patent trolling and ensure open access to technology in the crypto sector. The ‘Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance’ (COPA) seeks to democratize access to innovative technologies in the crypto sector, asserting that “open access to patents covering foundational cryptocurrency technologies is necessary for the community to grow, freely innovate, and build new and better products.” Square is putting all of our crypto patents into a new non-profit org we’re calling the Crypto Open Patent…

Tokenized real estate marketplace launches with $237M in assets

Despite receiving hype as a potential killer-app for blockchain, tokenized real estate has in many ways failed to live up to its early promise. However, fintech startup Reinno has just launched an investment platform for tokenized United States commercial real estate, covering $237 million worth of property at launch. Accredited investors globally can now participate in several different offerings, including both individual assets and diversified property portfolios. All of the properties are income-producing, and including medical facilities, residential blocks and industrial buildings. The new platform will allow investors to enter…

Mastercard Launches Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) Testing Platform – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Today, Mastercard announced a proprietary virtual testing environment for central banks to evaluate Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) use cases. The platform enables the simulation of issuance, distribution and exchange of CBDCs between banks, financial service providers and consumers. Central banks, commercial banks, and tech and advisory firms are invited to partner with Mastercard to assess CBDC tech designs, validate use cases and evaluate interoperability with existing payment rails available for consumers and businesses today. Konstantin Richter, CEO of Blockdaemon noted: “The development of Mastercard’s testing platform presents a significant…