A blockchain startup now enables custodians to bypass clearinghouses and settle trades directly

Settling large trades between two different custodians can be a headache, and a blockchain infrastructure startup wants to streamline the process by tokenizing assets under custody on its blockchain.  San Francisco-based OTCXN is testing a new service that will power cross-custodian settlements, allowing institutional traders to hold assets at their Read more…

Dash joins hands with BlockchainIntel to promote adoption and provide compliance reporting for exchanges

In an attempt to increase the adoption of its crypto, Dash has partnered with a “transaction monitoring solutions for blockchains” company, BlockchainIntel. BlockchainIntel analyzes cryptocurrency transactions, along with addressing and risk-scoring them based on ‘evidence of possible nefarious activity.’ Dash will aid BlockchainIntel with respect to regulatory compliance for exchanges Read more…

Interview With Bitcoin

Check out our interview with Bitcoin, the protagonist of the popular YouTube series Bitcoin and Friends. The animated cryptocurrency told CT’s news editor, Molly Jane, about the ongoing search for his real father, the relationship with his friends, how it feels to hard fork, and much more. Check out the Read more…

Analyst: Bitcoin Heading to New Highs in Early 2020 Barring ‘Black Swan Event’ – BTC, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Tron Forecasts

A well-known technical and fundamental crypto analyst says he believes Bitcoin is likely to reach new all-time highs in early 2020. The analyst, known in the industry as FilbFilb, says Bitcoin is likely to consolidate in the short term somewhere between $7,500 and $10,000. “With additional fiat onramps and media Read more…

Verizon eyes new blockchain project, looking to recruit engineers for a ‘distributed network’

Verizon, the Telecom giant, is looking to build a blockchain team, according to the company’s job site. The firm is advertising for five blockchain engineer, as well as a “blockchain technology development” lead. In addition, a keyword search of ‘blockchain’ shows 35 job-openings where blockchain knowledge is required. Details about Read more…

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