ConsenSys Launched an Ethereum Surveillance Service to Detect Criminal Activity

Ethereum firm ConsenSys has designed a tool to combat crypto-related fraud and illicit activity. Key Takeaways ConsenSys’ new compliance service allows users to detect and trace illicit cryptocurrency transactions. Unlike competing services, Codefi Compliance mainly focuses on the Ethereum blockchain and its related tokens. Regulatory compliance efforts are very controversial due to the fact that […]

Japanese Housing Giant to Begin Blockchain-powered Home Rentals

Source: Adobe/sezerozger Sekisui House, Japan’s biggest housebuilder, says it will launch a blockchain-powered home leasing platform for its Sher Maison range – and could allow renters to sign contracts and pay utility bills using blockchain-based solutions directly from their smartphones. Per Cnet Japan, Sekisui House says that the platform will be a “one-stop service” that […]

Asia Blockchain Summit 2020 Opens Mid-July with Keynote from Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Asia Blockchain Summit 2020 unites creative minds, proactive thinkers, and innovative explorers in the blockchain industry to address the challenges of real-world adoption. Share this article This July, influential members of the blockchain community will converge at Asia’s most influential blockchain conference—Asia Blockchain Summit 2020 (ABS2020) virtually. Now in its third year, the summit will […]

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 23

Source: iStock/iprogressman Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here. _________________________________________ AltilityListings:HomiHelp (HOMI) BiboxRemoved trading pairs:CanonChain / Bitcoin (CZR / BTC)Eleven01 / […]

Basic Attention Token Rebounds Despite Brave Autofill Controversy

Basic Attention Token’s price goes wild after Brave browser violated people’s privacy. Key Takeaways Brave browser reportedly redirected its users to the company’s own referral links when navigating to different platforms such as Binance, Coinbase, and others. Following the incident, the price of Basic Attention Token plummeted over 6%. But over the last few hours, […]

Bitcoin Spenders’ Basket 2x the Size of Conventional One

Source: Adobe/LIGHTFIELD STUDIOS Crypto users purchase more furniture than other shoppers. This is the experience of Stephan Widmer, CEO of Beliani, a web-only international seller of furniture and home accessories, that served over 1 million customers across 16 countries in Europe. Beliani started using services of major crypto payments provider BitPay in May this year, […]

Why the ICO Boom in China Refuses to Die – Cointelegraph Magazine

For many people involved in the international crypto space, the idea of throwing valuable Ether tokens at comically named blockchain projects in anticipation of unworldly profits now seems a laughable and distant memory.  There is little doubt that what we experienced with the 2017-2018 Initial Coin Offering (ICO) mania was a once-in-a-generation phenomenon, the somber […]

Set to Grow, India’s Crypto Industry Must First Toil Tough Ground

Over the past few months, India’s cryptocurrency market has continued to be in a constant state of flux. From crypto bans imposed by the country’s central bank to a historic ruling by its Supreme Court to lift that ban, for most onlookers it appears that India’s crypto market has experienced a rebirth. A recent industry […]

ConsenSys’ New Business, Shareholders and ID on Blockchain + More News

Joseph Lubin, Ethereum Co-founder and CEO of Consensys. Source: a video screenshot. Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Regulation news Ethereum (ETH)-focused major blockchain company ConsenSys is rolling out a product for exchanges and DeFi companies, focused […]

Crypto Market Sentiment Nears Positive Zone; Four Coins There Already

Source: iStock/xijian Compared to recent drops in market sentiment score (sentscore), as well as the subsequent smaller rise, itself followed by a stronger move upwards a week ago, this week is seeing another jump towards the positive zone. Per crypto market sentiment analysis tool Omenics, the combined moving 7-day average sentscore for the top 10 […]