Author: Edoardo Vecchio

New Rate for Energy Consumption in Colorado Raises Doubts over Crypto Mining

Colorado has guaranteed the emission of low-cost energy to large industrial or commercial customers. The new legislation, however, raises questions about how the cryptocurency mining industry might hurt the state’s clean energy goals. Discounted Energy Bills The approval of an incentive package for energy distribution in Pueblo, Colorado, would allow […]

Anonymous Developer ‘Forks’ Libra Blockchain

Adding to the swathes of problems and criticisms that have come since the release of the Libra whitepaper, Facebook’s crypto project. An anonymous developer has forked the Libra code and proposed a more privacy-oriented alternative. Subsequently the startup accused Facebook of having copied their logo for the project Calibra. Libra […]

European Commercial Paper (ECP) on Blockchain Thanks to Banco Santander and EY

The Belgian company Euroclear has announced the development of a blockchain project for the issuance of European Commercial Paper (ECP). The proposed solution is a collaboration between the European Investment Bank (EIB), Euroclear, Banco Santander, and EY.  Bringing more Transparency to the ECP Market Euroclear announced on June 19, 2019, that […]

BnkToTheFuture Acquires Altcoin.io to Build Securities Token Exchange

The decentralized exchange and peer-to-peer trading solution (DEX) Altcoin.io announced on June 15, 2019, that its technology has been acquired by the investment firm BnkToTheFuture. With this acquisition, the Hong-Kong based online platform aims to build a compliant platform for trading security tokens.   Removing Middlemen on the Exchange Altcoin.io was […]

RippleNet Expands Network in Asia by Adding Korean Payment Group Coinone

SBI-Ripple Asia, a joint venture of SBI Holdings and the United States Ripple company, expands its network in Asia. Coinone Transfer, a payments business and a subsidiary of Coinone, a major digital currency exchange of South Korea, joined RippleNet, a network of institutional payment-providers including banks and money services businesses […]