Editor’s Choice

Editors’ Choice category presents the latest articles, hand-picked by the Coinspeaker’s editor.

Chinese Internet Giant Tencent is Working on its First Blockchain Platform
April 26th, 2017

China’s leading internet services provider has unveiled plans to develop its own blockchain-based product and gave details in the new white paper.

Stampery Offers Blockchain Add-in Function for Microsoft Office
April 19th, 2017

The solution offered by Stampery wil enable document certification and verification in Microsoft Office.

Bitcoin Exchange Bitfinex Starts Pausing Wire Deposits
April 18th, 2017

Several days ago, Bitfinex announced delays in the processing of outbound USD wires while now warned customers to avoid sending incoming wires as far as they could not be processed.

Burger King Whopper Commercial Urged Google Home IoT Devices to Advertise the Burger
April 14th, 2017

Burger King ran a TV advertisement this week, which prompted Google’s smart home devices to read Wikipedia’s description of its signature burger.

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Extends Mobile Payment Services to Indonesia
April 13th, 2017

Ant Financial is set to bring mobile payments technology to customers in Indonesia via a new partnership with major local media company Emtek.

‘Next-Gen UK Settlement System Will be Blockchain Compatible,’ Says Bank of England’s Governor
April 12th, 2017

The UK’s central bank has developed its own Proof of Concept ledger and will make the next version of its interbank payments system compatible with settlement in a distributed ledger.

Euroclear Conducts Second Pilot of Bankchain Service and Processes 100,000 Gold Settlements
April 11th, 2017

Euroclear and Paxos are preparing for the launch of the Bankchain service that is expected to deliver lower costs and lower risk for the London gold market.

IBM and Sichuan Hejia Launched a Blockchain Platform for Pharmaceutical Procurement
April 11th, 2017

The supply chain platform developed by IBM and Sichuan Hejia aims to streamline flows among buyers, sellers and financiers in the pharmaceuticals space.

German Automaker Porsche Announces First Innovation Contest for Blockchain Start-ups
April 10th, 2017

The participants of the competition will have the opportunity to win EUR 25,000 and take part in the three-month “SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator” program.

FinTech Company Tramonex Partners with WeChat to Boost Their WeChat Pay Feature
April 5th, 2017

The cooperation will allow the increasing number of Chinese travelers in the UK to purchase goods and services via the WeChat Pay application on their mobile phones.

Synereo Announces the World’s First Attention Economy App Named Qrator
April 4th, 2017

Qrator will give the understanding of Attention Economy that puts creators and curators on top of the Internet’s monetary food chain.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitfinex Buys Back All Outstanding BFX Tokens at Full Value
April 4th, 2017

As soon as the 30-minute process is completed, all 100% of currently issued and outstanding BFX tokens will be redeemed.

FinTech Network Publishes Whitepaper Named ‘Four Blockchain Use Cases for Banks’
April 3rd, 2017

The company not only described the potential use cases of the blockchain technology for banks, but also identified the main issues impeding its wider adoption in the sector.