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Image: Shyft signs MoU with the government of Bermuda, Joseph Weinberg, chairman of Shyft, and David Burt, Bermuda Premier, via Twitter

By Just Bitcoin News / May 19, 2018

Shyft, a blockchain KYC/AML and identity startup, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Bermuda led by the Premier of Bermuda, E. David Burt, JP, MP, in which the startup has pledged to invest up to US$10 million over the next three years into the local economy. The deal also involves […]

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Fixing the News: Blockchain-Powered Solutions for Media in Crisis

By Just Bitcoin News / May 19, 2018

Many believe that the news is broken. The time has come to decentralize it. In the US and around the world, quality journalism is going through difficult times. Against the backdrop of steadily declining trust in the mainstream press, systemic issues like the ever-intensifying political polarization of the media, proliferation of fake news, and asymmetric […]

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Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Launches Blockchain-Based Securities Lending Platform

By Just Bitcoin News / May 18, 2018

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) has announced a blockchain platform for securities lending in a unique venture for the country. In partnership with the city’s fintech hub – The Floor, management consultants Accenture and technology giant Intel, TASE will be launching a platform called “Blockchain Securities Lending” (BSL) which will harness blockchain technology for […]

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Iran and Russia Discuss Transacting in Crypto to Avoid International Sanctions

By Just Bitcoin News / May 18, 2018

Both Iran and Russia are reportedly looking into using cryptocurrency as a way around Western sanctions Iran and Russia could start using cryptocurrencies to avoid Western sanctions, Russian news portal RBC reported yesterday, May 17. Mohammad Reza Pourebrahimi, the head of the Iranian Parliamentary Commission for Economic Affairs, referred to cryptocurrencies as a promising way […]

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Malta Partners With Blockchain Startup to Improve Public Transportation

By Just Bitcoin News / May 18, 2018

Malta has partnered with middleware blockchain startup Omnitude to create a transport and logistics platform to improve transport reliability. The Transport Minister of Malta has announced a partnership with UK middleware blockchain startup Omnitude to improve the Maltese Public Transport Service, local news outlet The Malta Independent reported May 17. Malta has expressed the aim […]

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Kazakhstan’s President Calls for International Cooperation in Crypto Regulation

By Just Bitcoin News / May 18, 2018

The president of Kazakhstan calls on countries to work together to adapt crypto to the current financial system. Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has called for global cooperation for cryptocurrency regulation, local news outlet Azernews reported May 17. Speaking at the plenary session of the Global Challenges Summit 2018, Nazarbayev stated that “most countries are actively […]

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India: Seven Major Banks Begin Testing Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

By Just Bitcoin News / May 18, 2018

A new blockchain trade finance and supply chain test is underway involving big banks in India, led by IT multinational InfoSys. Seven of India’s largest banks have joined a Blockchain-powered trade finance initiative led by Indian IT giant InfoSys, a press release announced May 16. The collective, known as India Trade Connect, includes institutions such […]

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BlockShow Names Top 10 European Countries for Blockchain Startups

By Just Bitcoin News / May 18, 2018

Blockchain conference, BlockShow Europe 2018 has released a study identifying the Top 10 European countries for starting a blockchain company. Switzerland is number one on the list, due to its positive regulatory dynamics and forward-thinking position on setting government guidelines for crypto startups. The country has been a hotbed for crypto innovation as home to […]

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