Category Archives: Blockchain

Tradewind Launches Blockchain Platform

Tradewind, a spinoff from stock trading firm IEX, has launched a blockchain-powered gold trading platform. The firm, whose principals were the subject of the best-selling book “Flash Boys,” kicked off its VaultChain platform last week. As previously reported, the company is working with major companies like the Royal Canadian Mint and gold giant Sprott Inc. The effort is the latest to bridge the technological underpinnings of cryptocurrencies in a gold-trading environment. Continue reading Tradewind Launches Blockchain Platform

Fujitsu Opens International ‘Blockchain Innovation Center’ In Belgium

The leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) firm Fujitsu recently announced the opening of its international Blockchain Innovation Center in Brussels, Belgium to explore the technology’s potential applications in all possible areas, according to a press release published March 21. Continue reading Fujitsu Opens International ‘Blockchain Innovation Center’ In Belgium

Crypto To Anyone Who Can Solve Its Puzzles

Artist Andy Bauch’s new painting series “New Money,” combines art and crypto by hiding abstract codes in his Lego artwork, the paintings representing the private keys to wallets containing as much as $9000 worth of cryptocurrencies each, Gizmodo reported Friday, March 23. Continue reading Crypto To Anyone Who Can Solve Its Puzzles

US Treasury Offers Advice to Government Agencies

The US Department of the Treasury published a blog post offering advice to other government agencies that are interested in adopting blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) in their internal systems. The post, which was drafted by the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS), includes several lessons that officials gleaned while experimenting with a proof of concept blockchain system. Continue reading US Treasury Offers Advice to Government Agencies