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UNOPS, a service and technical advisory arm to the United Nations, and cryptocurrency project IOTA have announced a partnership that seeks to help UNOPS benefit from IOTA’s open-source distributed ledger and Tangle technology to improve processes and cut down on middle-men. Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, UNOPS Special Advisor on Blockchain Technology, said: “We share a vision where machines,

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The company behind popular Ethereum-based game CryptoKitties has quietly suspended its “CurryKitties” promotion, which allowed users to purchase limited edition digital cats modeled after the likeness of NBA superstar Stephen Curry. It’s unclear when precisely the promotion was taken down, but its web page has replaced with a message explaining that the campaign has been

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“I’ve got more money than your country.” With those words, bitcoin cash promoter and self-described bitcoin creator Craig Wright found himself embroiled in yet another controversy, this time at an information technology conference in Rwanda. The nChain Group CTO made this inflammatory statement earlier this month at the Transform Africa Summit, which took place from

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The whispers that cryptocurrency exchange giant Bitfinex has found a banking partner in the Caribbean are growing louder. Citing three people with knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg reports that the exchange operator has opened accounts at Noble Bank International, a financial institution based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Noble, notably, does not hold funds directly,

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Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator has warned eight crypto exchanges against facilitating the trading of digital tokens deemed as securities and futures contracts without prior approval. In an announcement today, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) revealed it had reminded eight unnamed crypto trading platforms to seek its authorization prior to offering any trading

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