• Monsoon Blockchain adds partners
    Technology

    Monsoon Blockchain adds partners in fintech, film, digital assets, and insurance

    It’s hoped that the collaboration will create ‘a global powerhouse in the U.S. and Asia to harness the power of blockchain solutions for business needs’

    Monsoon Blockchain Corp. partners with exchange OSL, VC DraperDragon Fund, fintech CarbonBlue Innovations, and film producer Cross Creek Media "to harness the power of blockchain solutions for business needs.”

  • eMusic launches digital token
    Alt coins

    eMusic led the way with MP3 downloads. Can it do the same on blockchain?

    The 22-year-old music company has launched digital tokens so artists are fairly compensated when songs are bought… but there are a few drawbacks

    eMusic was one of the first companies to bring song downloads to the internet—now, it’s attempting to be a trendsetter once again by embracing blockchain.

  • RenVM bridges blockchains
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    RenVM bridges Bitcoin, Ethereum blockchains

    Ren says its ultimate goal is to connect ‘any imaginable pair of blockchain-based tokens’—telling Modern Consensus this could start happening within months

    An open decentralized finance protocol has launched its core product today: RenVM bridges blockchains, enabling Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Zcash to be brought to the Ethereum blockchain.

  • Facebook ditches Calibra name
    Cryptocurrencies,  Politics

    Facebook ditches Calibra name and renames crypto wallet ‘Novi’

    Facebook’s Libra frontman and Calibra CEO David Marcus says the change is designed to alleviate ‘confusion.’ Conveniently, it will also help distance Libra from Facebook, whose poor reputation is an anchor around the neck of the stablecoin

    First, the Libra Association underwent a radical overhaul in an attempt to make Facebook’s controversial stablecoin project more palatable to investors. Now, the embattled social network’s cryptocurrency wallet, Calibra, is getting a new name, too.