Author: Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet


LocalBitcoins has partnered with blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic — the latest move in the veteran peer-to-peer exchange’s fight against criminal activities on its platform. Speaking to Cointelegraph, chief operating officer at LocalBitcoins, Elena Tonoyan, said the partnership was a key step in tackling the complex challenge the platform faces. She explained: “LocalBitcoins handles only Bitcoins […]


New York-based blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis is extending access to its certification program in crypto fundamentals to the wider professional community. Announced on July 23, the company said that its Chainalysis Cryptocurrency Fundamentals Certification (CCFC) would from now on be open to professionals in the financial services sector, government employees and the wider enterprise community.  […]


Three global industry leaders in telecommunications — Spain’s Telefónica, Deutsche Telekom, and British provider Vodafone — have jointly finalized a trial blockchain solution for the settlement of roaming discount agreements.  Developed by blockchain startup Clear, the solution is expected to reduce capital costs for telcos, support faster revenue recognition, and provide more efficient settlement for […]


Binance’s new blockchain research institute in China has forged a strategic partnership with a state-level supply chain innovator to jointly develop digital infrastructure for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country.   Announced today, July 3, the institute’s new partner is Zhongshang Beidon; a state-level enterprise for supply chain innovation that ultimately falls under the […]


An Australian government-backed trial of peer-to-peer solar trading using blockchain technology has found that the technology is popular with users and technically feasible. The trial, which ran between Dec. 2018 and Jan. 2020, was part of the RENeW Nexus Project, which investigated the potential of localized two-sided energy markets and blockchain technology to improve the […]

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