Amex Files Patent for Blockchain System to Match Images of Receipts With Stored Records

Amex Files Patent for Blockchain System to Match Images of Receipts With Stored Records

The travel arm of financial services giant American Express has filed a new blockchain-based patent for “linking digital images with related records.” Financial services giant American Express (Amex) has filed a patent for a blockchain-based system to capture and transmit the image of a receipt, according to a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent […]

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Amazon Wins Patents for Cryptography and Distributed Data Storage Solutions

Amazon Wins Patents for Cryptography and Distributed Data Storage Solutions

E-commerce giant Amazon has won two patents related to methods for protecting the integrity of digital signatures and improving data storage in distributed computing networks. E-commerce giant Amazon has won two patents related to methods for protecting the integrity of digital signatures and improving distributed data storage. The two patents were published by by the […]

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Russia: Raiffeisen Bank, Gazprom Partner to Issue Bank Guarantee on Blockchain

Russia: Raiffeisen Bank, Gazprom Partner to Issue Bank Guarantee on Blockchain

The Russian branch of Raiffeisen Bank partners with major oil industry company, Gazprom Neft, and others to issue a bank guarantee via blockchain. The Russian subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International has partnered with local state-owned oil giant Gazprom Neft to issue a bank guarantee on blockchain, Russian business newspaper Kommersant reported Nov. 12. According to […]

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Huobi’s US-Based Strategic Partner HBUS Hires Former Exec of VC Firm Draper Athena

Huobi’s US-Based Strategic Partner HBUS Hires Former Exec of VC Firm Draper Athena

Crypto exchange Huobi’s U.S.-based strategic partner HBUS has hired former VC director of Draper Athena as VP of Corporate Development. HBUS, the strategic partner of top crypto exchange Huobi, has hired a former executive of venture capital (VC) firm Draper Athena, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 13. The HBUS trading platform, […]

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Electronics Giant Bosch Partners with IOTA to Launch New Device for IoT Data Collection

Electronics Giant Bosch Partners with IOTA to Launch New Device for IoT Data Collection

Engineering and electronics manufacturer Bosch has partnered with IOTA, integrating its new data collection Internet of Things device with the IOTA Data Marketplace. Engineering and electronics manufacturer Bosch has partnered with IOTA, integrating its new data collection Internet of Things (IoT) device with the decentralized IOTA Data Marketplace, according to a tweet from Bosch Nov. […]

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New Linux-Targeting Crypto-Mining Malware Combines Hiding and Upgrading Capabilities

New Linux-Targeting Crypto-Mining Malware Combines Hiding and Upgrading Capabilities

New Linux-targeting crypto-mining malware is able to upgrade itself and hide from being detected, cybersecurity firm Trend Micro reports. Japanese multinational cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has detected a new strain of crypto-mining malware that targets PCs running Linux, according to a report published Nov. 8. The new strain is reportedly able to hide the malicious […]

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Bitmain Co-Founder Jihan Wu Loses Executive Power in Board Reshuffle, Says Chinese Media

Bitmain Co-Founder Jihan Wu Loses Executive Power in Board Reshuffle, Says Chinese Media

Unsubstantiated reports quoting a lawyer from Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain suggest co-founder Wu no longer has executive power. Cryptocurrency commentators are eyeing Bitmain Nov. 13 after Chinese industry media outlet Sanyang Blockchain reported a board reshuffle had resulted in co-founder Jihan Wu being unable to influence corporate decisions. Citing an unnamed “financial news” source, Sanyang […]

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Japan: Crypto Exchange Coincheck Resumes NEM Trading Almost 10 Months After Major Hack

Japan: Crypto Exchange Coincheck Resumes NEM Trading Almost 10 Months After Major Hack

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck has announced it has resumed NEM crypto token trading after a restructuring of its platform by external “security experts.” Recently re-opened Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck has announced it has resumed NEM (XEM) crypto token trading after a restructuring of its platform by external “security experts,” South Korean news outlet FNNews reports […]

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