Ethereum Startup Omise Gains Megabank Sponsor for Blockchain Coworking Space in Japan

By Samburaj Das Mizuho, one of Japan’s three so-called ‘megabanks’, will sponsor Neutrino, the country’s first blockchain coworking space established by Ethereum-based startup Omise Japan. Named ‘Neutrino’, the country’s first specialized blockchain co-working space was established by Omise in Tokyo in March this year. Omise, a Thai-based startup, sees Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin among its more »

IOTA, United Nations Agency Partner for Blockchain Transparency Push

By Jack Mathis UNOPS, a service and technical advisory arm to the United Nations, and cryptocurrency project IOTA have announced a partnership that seeks to help UNOPS benefit from IOTA’s open-source distributed ledger and Tangle technology to improve processes and cut down on middle-men. Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, UNOPS Special Advisor on Blockchain Technology, said: “We share more »

Undeniably the Best ICO of 2018, Meet PCHAIN

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Monacoin Hit by Selfish Mining Attack

By Dave Gutteridge Between May 13th and 15th, Monacoin, a cryptocurrency developed in Japan, appears to have suffered from a network attack that caused roughly $90,000 in damages. The attack appears to have been a selfish mining attack, where one miner successfully mines a block on the blockchain but does not broadcast the new block more »

Bitmain Backs Circle’s Stable Cryptocurrency With a $110 Million Funding Round

By Joseph Young Bitmain, a multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency mining equipment manufacturer based in China, has led a $110 million Series E funding round for Circle, a blockchain-focused financial company, in support of Circle’s short-term plan of launching a stable cryptocurrency that is in line with Bitmain’s vision of establishing private central banks backed by cryptocurrencies. more »