EarthID Sets New Standard in Decentralized Identity Management

[London, Feb 13, 2024] — EarthID has been assessed by the Government Blockchain Association’s (GBA) Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM), earning a Maturity Level One rating. ‘’We are thrilled to have earned GBA's BMM rating. This achievement is more than a milestone; it's a reflection of our unwavering commitment to providing secure, user-centric identity solutions whilst meeting the demanding requirements of enterprise clients.’’ stated Priya Guliani, EarthID’s CEO. EarthID is a decentralized identity platform, enabling organizations to safeguard and minimize personally identifiable customer data, prevent identity fraud, while empowering users with

Cryptocurrencies in comparison: Bitcoin vs. Polygon

Bitcoin, the best-known and first decentralized cryptocurrency, paved the way for a variety of other digital currencies based on blockchain technology. One such currency that is attracting more and more attention lately is Polygon. However, Bitcoin is still the largest and most important cryptocurrency for a reason. So, can Polygon take on the crypto giant? The most important facts about Bitcoin Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency invented in 2009 by an unknown person named Satoshi Nakamoto. It enables peer-to-peer transactions without a central intermediary. Blockchain technology serves as a public ledger that tracks transactions. Bitcoin

What payment method is Zimpler at online casinos?

There is a new payment method for online casinos almost every year. In recent years, for example, Bitcoin, Brite and Zimpler have become popular in the online casinos favored by Finnish players. New payment methods bring benefits to either the player or the casino, or both. For the casino, a new payment method can mean, for example, lower transaction or monthly costs, and for the player, the new method can simply be easier to use than the old methods.   Zimpler no longer works with an invoice Zimpler is a

Moonstake Wallet Now Supports Cardano NFTs

SINGAPORE, Dec 9, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Today, Moonstake is happy to announce that we support Cardano non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Starting today, users can hold, send, receive, and track their Cardano NFTs on Moonstake web and mobile wallets with the best user experience. With this new addition, Moonstake now supports NFTs of Ethereum's market-leading ERC-721 standard as well as the popular Cardano NFTs.Moonstake started the staking business last year with the aim to create the largest staking network in Asia. Since then, we have developed the most user-friendly Web

RippleX exec says ODL is ‘killer value proposition to Ripple Net’

Despite the ongoing SEC vs Ripple Labs lawsuit and the market experiencing a dip, Ripple has been making waves in crypto news. During an episode of the Thinking Crypto podcast, RippleX General Manager Monica Long spoke to host Tony Edward about Ripple’s recent performance, multi-chain development, and the XRP Ledger technology. Water, water everywhere Calling ODL the “killer value proposition to Ripple Net,” Long explained, “So you know, ODL’s been in market for a few years now and Q3 was definitely, you know, the most outstanding…And the volume through ODL

NFT-Collateralizing South African Startup Raises $5 Million in Latest Seed Round

A South African startup, NFTfi, is reported to have recently raised $5 million which the company intends to use for boosting its business of collateralizing non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Cryptocurrency Loan Marketplace According to a Techcrunch report, NFTfi’s $5 million capital raise was led by U.S. actor Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures. The other investors that participated in the funding round include Maven 11, Scalar Capital, and Kleiner Perkins. The company, which was founded by Stephen Young in February 2020, already acts as a marketplace where users can get a cryptocurrency loan

Israel adds more teeth to crypto and money laundering regulations

In its campaign against cryptocurrency fraud, Israel is upping the ante. New legislation has gone into action to prevent illegal behavior and normalize the use of bitcoin and other FinTech products, according to the Authority for Combating Terrorism Financing and Money Laundering’s director.  The execution of these regulations, as stated by the leader, Shlomit Wegman, will help to establish order and clear norms. New restrictions and benefits The regulations are a direct result of the Financial Action Task Force’s 2018 requirements. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is made up

DOEX set to become the first DEX on Cardano

Although it is one of the top-performing blockchain networks, Cardano is yet to have a native Decentralized Exchange (DEX) like those found in other blockchain networks. Currently, there exists no exchange list for tokens of projects that are based on the Cardano blockchain. This will soon become a thing of the past, now that the team at DOEX is making some serious headway into the development of their project. DOEX is set to be the first Cardano Blockchain-based DEX, and according to its roadmap, the DOEX DEX is scheduled to

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Rehabilitation Plan Gets Final Approval From Trustee Board

The Mt. Gox bitcoin rehabilitation plan, which would reimburse 150,000 BTC to victims of the exchange hack has gained final approval from the trustee board. The development marks one of the final steps before the Mt. Gox saga is finally put to rest.Sponsored Sponsored The rehabilitation plan for Mt. Gox has gained final approval from the trustee and has become final and binding, according to a notice published on Nov 16. The confirmation has been a long time coming, after news of a rehabilitation plan emerged in January 2021. The

Pawnfi.com to Launch Liquidity Protocol for Non-Standard Assets

Pawnfi.com has announced the closure of a $3M strategic funding round. The investment round was led by Digital Currency Group (DCG) and also included Animoca Brands, Dapper Labs, Polygon, DeFi Alliance, Hashkey Capital, Everest Venture Group, SNZ, and 6Block. Sponsored Sponsored The first DeFi product of its kind, Pawnfi.com is brand-new in the lending and leasing market. It appraises, liquidates, and provides use cases for non-standard assets (NSAs). Supported NSAs include non-fungible tokens (NFTs), liquidity provider tokens (LP tokens), tokenized rights, minor cryptocurrencies, and bundled assets. With the development of the

Israel Beefing Up Crypto and Money Laundering Regulations

Israel’s Authority for Combating Terror Financing and Money Laundering has announced a tightening of regulations applying to the crypto and Fintech sectors.Sponsored Sponsored Israel is upping the ante in its fight against cryptocurrency crime. The Authority for Combating Terror Financing and Money Laundering announced via the authority director that new regulations have come into effect to combat criminal activity and normalize the use of cryptocurrency and other FinTech products. According to authority director Shlomit Wegman, the application of these regulations will help to establish order and clear standards.  The regulations