Coincheck to Delist Privacy Coins Monero, Zcash, and Dash

By Josiah Wilmoth Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has will delist trading pairs for privacy-centric cryptocurrencies monero (XMR), zcash (ZEC), and dash (DASH) next month. The Tokyo-based exchange, which was purchased by brokerage firm Monex following a high-profile January hack that saw the platform lose $530 million in NEM tokens (XEM), announced on Friday that it more »

IBM and Veridium to Transform Carbon Credits into Blockchain-Based Tokens

By Giulio Prisco IBM has partnered with environmental fintech startup Veridium Labs to turn carbon credits — tradable instruments that provide an economic incentive to those who want to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions — into blockchain-based tokens. In a joint press release, the two companies announced a collaboration to “transform the carbon credit market more »

Ethereum Client Parity Adds Support for Encrypted Smart Contracts

By Josiah Wilmoth Ethereum client Parity has added support for on-chain private transactions in its latest software update, providing developers with the ability to create and deploy encrypted smart contracts. Released on Tuesday, Parity 1.11.1-beta introduces several new features to the software client, which remains popular even though several bugs in Parity’s multisig smart contract more »