Coronavirus pandemic

TradingView Sees a 237% Increase in Visitors since the Pandemic Started

TradingView, one of the biggest financial portals in the world, witnessed a 400% increase in its membership accounts over the past 18 months after the Coronavirus pandemic sparked. According to CityAM, the site also saw a surge of 237% on visitors, with 550 million unique visitors from 180 countries.“TradingView was created with the belief that educated participation in global markets is the best means of increasing individual financial wellbeing. All of our tools and features work towards this goal of allowing anyone, anywhere, to look, learn, and succeed through trading

Linde publishes 2020 Sustainability Report

The Aschaffenburg, Germany-based intralogistics specialist Linde Material Handling (Linde MH) has released its sustainability report for 2020. It takes stock of major social, ecological and economic aspects of the company’s activities and sets out specific targets for the future. Sustainability is firmly anchored in the company’s corporate strategy. Going forward, regular updates will continue to be published to document the progress being made. “At Linde Material Handling, we are convinced that sustainability has become a crucial factor,” says Stefan Prokosch, Senior Vice President Brand Management at Linde MH. “In this

Bitcoin Unlimited Launches Votepeer For Two-Option Voting Process

Rate this post Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) has recently launched a new voting platform named Votepeer. This application is backed by the Bitcoin Cash network, which will help in setting up a two-option voting process. Currently the initial version of Votepeer has been released by the software engineers of BU, Dagur and Jørgen Svennevik Notland.  According to the announcement by Bitcoin Unlimited, this platform will help to set up a two-option vote. It stated, “Participating, verifying, and tallying can be done through the SPV (Simple Payment Verification) technology in use in

Scam warning as Columbia’s President ‘endorses’ Bitcoin Era

The Colombian police have issued a warning about fraudsters promoting a Bitcoin scam website to social media users.The “announcement” about the launch of a fake Bitcoin-related investment system was purportedly “approved” by Ivan Duque, President of Colombia.According to Colombia Check, quoting a statement by the Cybernetic Police Center, the site promotes a Bitcoin investment opportunity (BTC) that Duque is quoted as saying will offer “relief to the economic crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.”The post claims that the president signed “the biggest deal of the century” to create a platform

Shanghai’s Jing’an District issues blockchain-based discount coupons

The Jing’an District of Shanghai has started offering blockchain-based discount coupons. Local news outlet Shine reported that the district will issue the coupons using one of WeChat’s mini-programs operated by the Jing’an Culture and Tourism Bureau. WeChat mini-programs are smaller sub-applications built within the WeChat ecosystem to offer several online services like e-commerce, music and video streaming and translation. The tourism bureau has integrated blockchain to their WeChat mini-program to adjust the number of coupons in circulation and the validity period of each of these by analyzing how people are using them. The

Three of Australia’s “big four” banks bring bank guarantees on blockchain

Three of the “big four” Australian banks are forming a new company called Lygon to digitize bank guarantees using blockchain technology. Bank guarantees are an official contract between a debtor and a financial institution. It ensures the debtor and the debt provider that the debt will be paid on time under all circumstances.The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac Banking Corporation along with two other shareholders — the Australian shopping center company Scentre Group and technology behemoth IBM — are forming the company after