Benjamin Lawsky, the former superintendent of financial services for New York State, is joining Ripple's board of directors. The company also appointed investment banker and TubeMogul CFO Ron Will as its own new CFO. Also read: Bitcoin Price Rises Another $300, Have We Reached the Mainstream? Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, … [Read more...] about Ben Lawsky, Man Who Gave Us the ‘BitLicense’, Joins Ripple Board
The Internet of Things, (IoT), is becoming a fascinating and important part of our daily lives. However, those throughout the tech industry understand that most of these devices are insecure. Also read: Coinbase to Take Control of Certain Users' Bitcoin Wallets While the average consumer is just excited that Alexa can control his coffee maker, HVAC system and security … [Read more...] about Blockchain: The Best Solution for an Unstable IoT?
Many situations in life require people to prove their identity, either to some person or organization. Sometimes it's done as a means of conforming to legal requirements, but sometimes it's done to protect people from malicious actors. In any case, it can be a tedious and burdensome process that significantly delays a person’s ability to get what they need or want. Also … [Read more...] about ShoCard: Protecting Identity Through the Blockchain
ICO organizers looking to tap Japan's lucrative investment market must still follow local laws, says the country's leading blockchain industry lobby group. Offshore fundraisers should exclude Japanese residents if they didn't want to risk civil and/or criminal penalties -- including fines and up to five years in prison. Also read: Sorry, No New Coins – SegWit2x Dead Despite … [Read more...] about Japan ICO Sales Not a Free-For-All, Warns Blockchain Industry Body
The Swiss arm of auditing, tax and advisory firm KPMG is joining the Crypto Valley Association as its first Strategic Partner. The Zug-based CVA initiative formed in 2017 to promote development of cryptocurrency, blockchain and distributed ledger technologies in one of the world's leading financial centers. Also read: Tezos Project Faces New Class Action Lawsuit Over Token … [Read more...] about Accounting Giant KPMG Joins Swiss Crypto Valley Association