JPMorgan Chase to Add New Features to Blockchain-Powered Network for Global Banks

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is expanding the use of its blockchain technology to help reduce the number of global payments rejected by errors, the Financial Times reported on April 21. The United States financial giant is adding new features to its…

Craig Wright Continues to Chase His Critics as Major Crypto Platforms Boycott His Cryptocurrency, BSV

Bitcoin SV (BSV) — the altcoin that emerged during the bitcoin cash (BCH) hard fork last November and which took the moniker “Satoshi’s vision” — has been on the periphery of crypto news this week. BSV is famously backed by…

The Reserve Bank of India’s Regulatory Sandbox Accepts Blockchain, Excludes Crypto

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the terms of its regulatory sandbox in report on April 18. Per the terms of the sandbox, various applications of blockchain technology can be tested, while cryptocurrency-related projects are clearly excluded. Sandboxes…

Swisscom Blockchain AG Onboards New Chief Executive Officer

Blockchain-focused company Swisscom Blockchain AG has onboarded Ethereum (ETH) engineer Lukas Hohl as its new chief executive officer, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported on April 15. Hohl, who previously served at various IT and finance companies, including Blockchain’s parent company Swisscom,…

Blockchain-Powered Job Marketplace Platform to Migrate 700K User Profiles to Eos

Blockchain-powered freelancers marketplace Moonlighting is set to migrate its 700,000 user accounts to Eos (EOS) developer Block.one’s Eos.io protocol. The development was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 11. Moonlighting’s move comes as part of a…

Facebook, Twitter and Telegram: A New Crypto Paradigm or a Glorified Voucher Program?

Facebook is controversial, if nothing else. The world’s fifth-biggest company by market cap, it’s also the biggest social network by a comfortable margin. Yet, despite the fact that most of us use it, we’ve become increasingly suspicious of what it’s been doing…

Coinbase Crypto Exchange Debuts Visa Card for UK Customers

Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched Coinbase Card, that enables its United Kingdom-based customers to pay in-store and online with cryptocurrency. The development was announced in a blog post published on April 10. The Coinbase Card is a Visa…

German Blockchain Company Builder NBT Secures $13.5 Million in New Funding Round

Next Big Thing AG (NBT), a German Internet-of-Things (IoT) and blockchain company builder, has secured 12 million euros ($13.5 million) in a new funding round, according to a press release on April 8. NBT announced that the firm has successfully…

Tron CEO Justin Sun Donates $1.5 Million to Alibaba Co-Founder Jack Ma’s University

Tron and BitTorrent CEO Justin Sun has donated $1.5 million to the Hupan University established by Alibaba’s co-founder Jack Ma, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 8. The Hupan University was launched in 2015 by Ma…