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  • JPMorgan Trial Puts Debt Issuance on a Blockchain

    JPMorgan Trial Puts Debt Issuance on a Blockchain

    JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and other major firms to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process. As reported by , the investment bank said in a statement Friday that the trial, which took place on Wednesday, mirrored a $150 million offering the same day by the the National Bank of Canada of a […]

     
     
  • AWS Is Making It Easier to Use Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum

    AWS Is Making It Easier to Use Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum

    Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant‘s cloud computing arm, has launched a new service for launching out-of-the-box blockchain networks for the ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric protocols. In a  published on Wednesday, AWS chief evangelist Jeff Barr wrote that the newly launched “templates” allow clients to “launch an ethereum (either public or private) or Hyperledger Fabric (private) network in a matter […]

     
     
  • Tezos Co-Founder Sanctioned By US Financial Watchdog

    Tezos Co-Founder Sanctioned By US Financial Watchdog

    The co-founder of Tezos, the cryptocurrency project that made headlines with its $232 million initial coin offering last year, has received a sanction order from a U.S. financial regulator. According to a report by , the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) prohibited Arthur Breitman from association with broker-dealers for two years and handed him a $20,000 fine over allegations that […]

     
     
  • Cloud Giant Xunlei Claims Blockchain Advance With ‘ThunderChain‘

    Cloud Giant Xunlei Claims Blockchain Advance With ‘ThunderChain‘

    Xunlei, the NASDAQ-listed cloud network provider, has launched its proprietary blockchain platform, despite ongoing class actions over an alleged initial coin offering (ICO). At a press event in Beijing on Friday, the company announced its open blockchain platform dubbed “ThunderChain,” which is designed to enable developers to build decentralization applications. Based on the practical Byzantine fault tolerance (PBFT) consensus mechanism, […]

     
     
  • Bitcoin Resistance Rises to $8,460 After Unconvincing Breakout

    Bitcoin Resistance Rises to $8,460 After Unconvincing Breakout

    Bitcoin (BTC) saw small gains last night, but the weak move did little to further the bull case. The target resistance level to beat yesterday (long-term descending trendline) was $8,285. A high volume close (as per UTC) above that mark would have signaled a long-term bullish trend reversal. The daily chart below shows bitcoin closed yesterday at $8,273 on Bitfinex, […]