Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 21 September 2018

Crypto News & Analysis The government of Switzerland has announced that it plans to tokenize their national currency, the Swiss Franc. A cryptocurrency that is backed by a fiat currency is referred to as a stablecoin. The perception is that a tokenized fiat currency is less volatile in price swings than its purely digital counterpart. The stablecoin proposed by Switzerland will not be the first of its kind. There is a stablecoin backed by the United State Dollar, the Tether, the United States Dollar Token (USDT). The Russian government has…

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Leading Stellar Wallet, LOBSTR, Announces Support for the DigitalBits Blockchain; Launches Wallet for DigitalBits Tokens

  Prominent cryptocurrency wallet provider launches new custody and wallet platform for the DigitalBits blockchain to safely and securely store digital assets   BELARUS, September 21, 2018 — LOBSTR, the leading wallet in the Stellar ecosystem, announced today the launch of XDB Labs LLC, and will soon launch XDB Wallet, to support custodial and wallet storage for digital assets on the DigitalBits blockchain. Recently launched, DigitalBits, a fork of the Stellar blockchain, is a protocol focused on becoming the transaction and trading layer of certain digital assets, including the points…

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Ambrosus Leverages GS1 Digital Link Standard to Democratize Product Verification

  Blockchain-based platform enables consumers to easily access product information through their smartphones   Zug, Switzerland — Ambrosus, the world’s leading blockchain and IoT platform for quality assurance in food and pharmaceutical supply chains, has announced that its blockchain based network, AMB-NET, is now fully compatible and integrated with GS1 Digital Link, a leading global standard from supply chain standards organization GS1.     With this new capability, Ambrosus joins a highly selective group of industry pioneers in supporting and building the future of supply chains and enhancing product traceability…

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Distilled Analytics and Shyft Network Partner to Combat Global Identity Theft, Exploitation, and Human Trafficking  

  New biometrics solutions will help financial institutions and government entities confront global identity crisis   BOSTON, MA & ST. MICHAEL, BARBADOS – September 19, 2018 – Following the recent inaugural Blockchain Policy Forum held by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), David Shrier of Distilled Analytics and Joseph Weinberg of Shyft Network have announced a multi-year partnership to deliver next-generation biometric identity solutions leveraging blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and advanced analytics to combat the expanding global issue of identity verification, theft, and fraud.   Based on July’s…

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Blockchain Professional Services Firm WACHSMAN Expands to Asia

  Industry-leading consultancy launches Singapore office and announces 20 new jobs   Singapore — September 19, 2018 — Wachsman, a leading blockchain professional services firm, has expanded to Asia and commenced operations from its Singapore office. Headquartered in New York, and with offices in Dublin and downtown Singapore, Wachsman identified Asia as a priority market and announced plans to fill 20 new positions in Singapore. The expansion allows Wachsman to provide Strategic Advisory, Event Management, and Public Relations support to blockchain market leaders and pioneers in Asia, complementing service offerings…

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Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 9/14/2018

    Crypto News & Analysis It’s ironic how the Chinese government restricts its citizens from engaging with cryptocurrencies, and at the same time, Chinese companies like Bitmain dominate the industry. The Chinese government has blocked access to 124 foreign cryptocurrency exchanges that offer their services to Chinese citizens. VPNs have helped Chinese traders of Cryptos get around the government imposed restrictions.   The Cryptocurrency Exchanges have also found ways to circumvent the ban by relaunching themselves with new domain names that are registered in other countries outside of China.…

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Streamr Partner with Fysical to Radically Reshape Road Planning by Harnessing Real-Time Data

  Blockchain-backed data platform Streamr announce pilot project to build nationwide traffic model of Georgia   Zug, Switzerland, September 18, 2018 – Streamr, the blockchain-backed data platform, has partnered with decentralized location data market Fysical to use real-time aggregated location to more accurately inform and shape traffic models. The collaboration will leverage data from mobile apps on 10 million phones to enable the development of new and improved infrastructure in an industry that has largely relied on limited information. Through its collaboration with Fysical, Streamr demonstrates a significant use case…

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InstaSupply Joins Sweetbridge Alliance Network as Reseller of Invoice Financing for Supply Chains

  Both organisations dedicated to tackling the high cost of capital and slow payment cycles for suppliers and brands through blockchain technology   London, UK — 17 September 2018 — Sweetbridge Alliance Network, the worldwide organization driving liquidity and transparency for global supply chain networks, today announces it has added InstaSupply, known for digitizing and financing supply chains for mid-sized businesses using blockchain, to its Network and named it an official reseller of Sweetbridge protocol technologies.     Through this collaboration, Sweetbridge’s liquidity protocol will provide low-cost access to capital…

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The AIaaS Market Benefits from the Growing Adoption of Cloud Computing and the Rise in Applications of AI

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a service (SaaS), and Platform as a service (PaaS) are terms that are often heard today. Organizations are currently using one or other form of these ‘as a service’ offerings to focus on their tasks and spend less on another important service. Recently, another such offering is becoming popular – Artificial Intelligence as a Service (AIaaS).   To understand AIaaS, let’s first understand artificial intelligence or AI. AI is nothing but a fast-growing technology that helps to create machines or systems that manifest…

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JIENEM launches Blockchain-powered travel project ‘Discover X’ in Seoul, Korea

  Korean travel startup JIENEM had a successful DISCOVER X HOTEL meetup for hoteliers on September 13th, in Seoul, Korea   Korean travel startup, JIENEM, hosted a grand meetup ‘DISCOVER X HOTEL’ on September 13th in Seoul, Korea according to JIENEM officials on September 17th. More than 50 hotel brands’ CEOs, representatives, and high-level executives participated and showed significant interest at the event.   At the meetup, JIENEM explained how blockchain technology can impact the hotel and travel industry, and debuted its blockchain-powered travel project called ‘Discover X’.   Since…

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