The Blockchain Monitor

In this issue: • Academics Detect Manipulation on ‘DEXes’ as Cryptocurrency Trading ExpandsNew Tokenized Securities Announced; Global Regulatory Regimes DevelopFood Supply Chain Initiatives Grow, Government Spending Expected to Rise, Blockchain Enterprise Tools ReleasedCrypto-Mining Malware, Dark Market Money Laundering, SIM Swap Hacks and FinCEN Enforcement Academics Detect Manipulation on ‘DEXes’ as Cryptocurrency Trading Expands By: Joanna F. Wasick A recent academic paper by researchers at Cornell Tech and other academic…
In this issue: • Blockchain Property Records Trial Completed, Energy Grid Project Continues, New Patents GrantedNew Stablecoins Announced, New BitLicense Granted, New Crypto Debit Card LaunchedBlockchain Capital Markets Solutions Continue to Advance in US and AbroadCryptocurrency Enforcement Actions Continue in US and Asia Markets Blockchain Property Records Trial Completed, Energy Grid Project Continues, New Patents Granted By: Robert A. Musiala Jr. According to a press release issued late last…
In this issue: • Paying with Crypto: Where to Use Your Crypto and the Recent Surge in its ValueSEC Issues Digital Assets Guidance, Blockchain Regulations Evolve in U.S. and AbroadSouth Korean Exchange is Hacked, Canadian Law Enforcement Takes Action, Sanctioned States Continue Cryptocurrency UseBlockchain Developments for Telecoms, Food Supply Chain and Related Standards Paying with Crypto: Where to Use Your Crypto and the Recent Surge in its Value By:…
In this issue: • Adoption of Blockchain Solutions Spreads Across IndustriesNew Cryptocurrency Exchanges Receive Approvals in US and Foreign JurisdictionsEnforcement and Regulatory Actions by the US, FATF, Mexico, Finland and Switzerland Hacking the Dragon; Lazarus Returns; and Other Cryptocurrency Threats Adoption of Blockchain Solutions Spreads Across Industries By: Alexandra Royal Last week, a major U.S. international shipping conglomerate announced plans to collaborate with Inxeption, an e-commerce technology company, to build…
In this issue: • New Blockchain Payments Solutions Announced for Banks, Merchants and the UnbankedCryptocurrency Investors Bullish on New Opportunities Despite Risk and UncertaintyBlockchain Applications Advance in Food Production, Transport, Recordkeeping, Contracting and VotingPublic and Private Sector Entities Address Blockchain Regulatory EnvironmentCryptocurrency Threat Actors Attack Cloud Infrastructure, Trading Software and Bitcoin ATMs New Blockchain Payments Solutions Announced for Banks, Merchants and the Unbanked By: Simone O. Otenaike
In this issue: • New Blockchain Solutions Seek to Secure Tuna, Ports, Identity and CommunicationsInstitutional Crypto Products and Blockchain Infrastructure Pilots AnnouncedCrypto Regulators Display Flexibility, Enforcement Agencies Flex MuscleUN Addresses North Korea Crypto Hacks, Storage and Stablecoin Vulnerabilities Reported New Blockchain Solutions Seek to Secure Tuna, Ports, Identity and Communications By: Robert A. Musiala Jr. According to a press release published last Friday, “North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood company”…
In this Issue: • New Cryptocurrencies Announced, Difficulties Integrating Crypto With Banks PersistInternational Market Developments, New Blockchain Reporting Tools AnnouncedUpdates on QuadrigaCX, New Reports on Crypto Crimes From Public and Private Sectors New Cryptocurrencies Announced, Difficulties Integrating Crypto With Banks Persist By: Simone O. Otenaike According to recent reports, a leading social media network and a global messaging firm will each launch their own cryptocurrency over the next year, allowing users…
In this issue: • New Blockchain Projects Announced in Supply Chain and Digital IdentityBlockchain Legal Frameworks Continue to Evolve in the US and AbroadHeadlines From Bitcoin Payment Processors, Decentralized Exchanges and Tokenized Real EstateMore Guidance on ICO Tokens as Securities, Crypto Fraud and Hacked Bitcoins ReturnedCryptocurrency-Related Crime and Fraud Generates Staggering Statistics New Blockchain Projects Announced in Supply Chain and Digital Identity  By: Robert A. Musiala Jr.
On Feb. 7, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a press release and on the following day published an accompanying notice in the Federal Register announcing a Pilot Project Program Under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA Pilot Project Program). According to the press release, the FDA “is invested in exploring new ways to improve traceability, in some cases using the same technologies that can enhance drug supply chain security, like…
In this issue: • Blockchain Initiatives in Healthcare and Other Industries Target Data Integrity, Speed and AnalyticsBlockchain Payment Systems Announced by Major Banks and Online Payment ProcessorsForthcoming SEC Guidance Confirmed, Initiatives Continue at Banks and Cryptocurrency ExchangesCFTC Makes Cryptocurrency a Priority, Foreign Agencies Take Enforcement ActionQuadrigaCX Saga Continues as Do Cryptocurrency Malware and Other Hacks Blockchain Initiatives in Healthcare and Other Industries Target Data Integrity, Speed and…