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Netherlands’ Rotterdam port has begun to trial a blockchain powered platform for increasing safety of hundreds of thousands of containers unloaded in port every year, while improving handling ability. Piloting of the blockchain powered platform is carried out in partnership with multinational shipping companies. The platform, referred to as Secure Container Release, is intended to   Read more...

The US Secret Service has set up a Cyber Fraud Task Force (CFTF) on July 10, after combining its Electronic Crimes Task Forces and Financial Crimes Task Forces into a one point network. As per the media release, the Secret Service has been working out the details for the past two years to establish a   Read more...

The Japan Virtual and Crypto Assets Exchange Association (JVCEA), a self-regulatory institution for the crypto sector in Japan, has released a document in March, revealing that the cryptos held by Japanese will increase by 11% from the earlier month. XRP holdings rose 6.4% to 3.20 billion tokens. Ethereum (ETH) holdings also increased over 5.7% to   Read more...

Few days before, venture capital division of automobile behemoth Volvo and Total took a stake in blockchain tracking startup Circulor that assists in reducing child labor issue predominantly faced by African countries. In this regard, Circulor desires to join hands with Tesla, Ford and GM. Even before the stake acquisition by its venture capital division,   Read more...

For months as of date, Bitcoin (BTC) has been range bound and has been eclipsed by many altcoins such as Ether (ETH) and Chainlink (LINK). The crypto also recorded lowest levels of volatility since November 2018. Furthermore, Bitcoin’s trading volume in USDT and USD pairs had declined by 56% and 44%, respectively, while worldwide cryptocurrency   Read more...

Bitcoin (BTC) no longer used to have the same kind of correlation it had with gold earlier. In fact, the numero uno crypto’s correlation with S&P 500 index is increasing, as per academics at Kraken Intelligence, an associate firm of the US based Kraken cryptocurrency exchange. The information was revealed in a document titled ‘Bitcoin   Read more...

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is listing Dogecoin (DOGE) as enthusiasm about the meme-inspired altcoin keeps increasing. In a tweet, Bitfinex stated that deposits are already allowed and trading Doge based crypto pair is possible from 8.30am UTC. Dogecoin has gone through a weird week, with its price skyrocketing by over 80% due to an unexpected   Read more...

39 Ethereum addresses, holding cryptos worth $46 million, has been blacklisted by Tether (USDT). Specifically, 24 of those addresses holding more than 5.50 million USDT have been blacklisted this year. The disclosure has come against the backdrop of Centre’s initial blacklisting of an Ethereum address holding USDC stable coin worth $100,000. Ethereum researcher at Horizon,   Read more...

The number of Bitcoins (BTC) withdrawn from cryptocurrency exchanges saw a new high on July 8. The withdrawal was led by Coinbase. 20,660 net Bitcoins were moved out of exchanges yesterday, as per data provided by Glassnode. It is the largest outflow of Bitcoin from cryptocurrency exchanges in a single day, a pattern usually perceived   Read more...