Coinone Exchange Launches Cross-Border Payments App With Ripple Tech

More from: | Coindesk | 0 South Korea-based crypto exchange Coinone has officially launched Cross – a remittance app utilizing Ripple’s xCurrent product to facilitate speedy cross-border payments. Ripple announced Monday that Coinone’s payments subsidiary, Coinone Transfer, is now formally releasing the app – which has been under development for months –... Read more

Russia’s Sberbank Uses Smart Contract to Settle Three-Way Repo Deal

More from: | Coindesk | 0 State-owned Russian bank Sberbank has completed a repurchase agreement, or repo, using blockchain technology. The bank announced Thursday that, with participation from Region Brokerage Company and the country’s National Settlement Depository (NSD), it settled the “world’s first” three-way over-the-counter (OTC) repo using a smart contract.... Read more

US Congressmen Introduce Two Bills to Prevent Crypto Price Manipulation

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Two U.S. Congressmen have introduced bipartisan bills to prevent crypto price manipulation and boost acceptance of the tech. Representatives Darren Soto (Democrat) and Ted Budd (Republican) jointly announced Thursday that their two bills – “The Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act of 2018” and the... Read more

Swiss Post, Swisscom Developing New Blockchain Platform on Hyperledger

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Swiss Post, the country’s national postal service, and state-owned telecoms provider Swisscom have united to develop a blockchain platform. The two announced Thursday that they are using Hyperledger Fabric to build their “simple, secure and sustainable” private blockchain infrastructure, intended to be utilized by their... Read more

Hyperledger Launches Cryptography Toolbox for Blockchain Developers

More from: | Coindesk | 0 Blockchain consortium Hyperledger has launched a new tool for developers – a modular, shared cryptographic library dubbed Ursa. The Linux Foundation-led group announced Tuesday that Hyperledger Ursa will act as a repository of “trusted” cryptographic implementations, aimed to make it easier for blockchain developers within... Read more