Blockchain Security Firm Secures $15 Million in VC Funding

Blockchain Security Firm Secures $15 Million in VC Funding According to a press release published February 19, 2019, blockchain security firm CipherTrace has secured $15 million in venture capital from leading Silicon Valley and New York venture capital firms with a proven track record in the crypto asset and cybersecurity space. Strong Demand for DLT

CoinBase Acquires Blockchain Analytics Firm Neutrino

CoinBase Acquires Blockchain Analytics Firm Neutrino CoinBase has acquired Neutrino, a blockchain intelligence firm, in hopes of using their technology to add new features and improve security, as reported on February 19, 2019. Expanding its Base CoinBase has made a new acquisition in a bid to expand its empire. On February 19, 2019, the company

Blockstream Releases A New Multisignature Standard

Blockstream Releases A New Multisignature Standard Blockstream a blockchain technology startup, announced the release of Musig, a test code for the proposed Schnorr-based multi-signature scheme on February 18. The MuSig scheme is a Bitcoin upgrade implementation that is focused on scalability and confidential transactions. Musig According to Andrew Poelstra, the company’s mathematician, this latest release

Japan’s Second Largest Bank Completes Blockchain Trial On R3 Platform

Japan’s Second Largest Bank Completes Blockchain Trial On R3 Platform Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has completed a successful proof of concept on R3’s Marco Polo trade platform, according to a press release dated February 18, 2019. Done and Dusted A successful proof-of-concept (PoC) has been completed by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), Japan’s second-largest

FBI Speaks On The Cryptocurrency Sector

FBI Speaks On The Cryptocurrency Sector It is rare that cryptocurrency investors and traders actually get insight into the way that law enforcement is watching and examining the cryptocurrency industry. In a recent interview with the FBI conducted by The Paypers, February 19, 2019 – the agency elaborated on how investors can protect themselves, and