• Fireblocks launches Asset Transfer Network
    Technology

    Targeting institutions, Fireblocks launches Asset Transfer Network

    The digital asset transaction platform connects financial institutions and exchanges, streamlining transfers, eliminating middlemen, and securing transfers

    Backed by Fidelity, Fireblocks is designed to transfer assets transparently, quickly, and securely on-chain, the company said. It currently supports more than 200 cryptocurrency tokens, moving $9.2B in digital assets each month.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • Zcash traceable
    Alt coins,  Technology

    Without a trace? Not Zcash, researchers warn

    It has been billed as a privacy coin boasting advanced cryptographic technology, but new research suggests these features are going unused

    A new study by Carnegie Mellon University has uncovered a huge problem with one of the biggest privacy coins… just 0.09% of Zcash transactions in a 30-day period were untraceable.