Azure BaaS partner, Emercoin, feeling the pressure
Microsoft is growing a collection of integrated services on its cloud platform, Azure. Users can already access analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage and web offerings. The American multinational company has recently been partnering with a variety of blockchain companies.
Multi Billion dollar asset management companies to explore blockchain use
Five of the UK’s largest asset managers have reportedly joined forces to see if blockchain technology can reduce trading costs. The main companies involved have a combined total of more than £1 trillion under management.
Korbit launches Hyphen to provide cross-border payouts powered by blockchain tech
South Korea’s first bitcoin exchange and blockchain remittance provider is expanding into a more robust role offering APIs to other companies at very low fees.
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SatoshiPay launches, following VC investment and Incubator success
SatoshiPay is making a new widget for pay-as-you-go content payments, which allows website publishers to earn bitcoin by adding a lightweight paywall to content.
20 thousand Free State Project libertarians pledge move to New Hampshire
The Free State Project (FSP) is a thirteen-year-old attempt to get a large concentration of libertarians in one location, so that they can create a freer place to live, both socially and politically.
Euroclear urges blockchain adoption for capital markets
As a leading international Central Securities Depositary (CSD), covering Belgium, Finland, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom, Euroclear's depositories cover more than 65% of European blue-chip equities and 50% of European domestic debt outstanding.
European Commission releases Action Plan, which includes virtual currencies
The European Commission recently released an Action Plan, calling on all member states to adopt the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Initially proposed last May, the directive is supposed to be in effect by the end of 2016.