Magic Numbers: Ethereum-Based Authentication Platform Raises $27M

In the last year Magic use has shifted from regular internet users to mostly Web 3 applications, said CEO Sean Li.

Business  ·  22 July 2021

Reinvent Money to Reward Virtue

Bitcoin wrested control of money from the state. Ethereum and other technologies will return it to the heterogeneous communities that dot the globe, write Matthew Prewitt and Steven McKie.

Policy & regulation  ·  3 July 2021

Cardano in Africa: Inside IOHK’s Ethiopia Blockchain Deal

Ethiopian schools will use the Cardano blockchain to track student performance, the government said.

News  ·  30 April 2021

US Navy Couple Charged With Selling 9,000 Stolen Identities for Bitcoin

Prosecutors allege the couple intended for the stolen personal information to be used in crime.

News  ·  3 February 2021

BMW, Ford Help Advance Standard for ‘Tamper-Proof’ Blockchain Identities for Vehicles

A new standard developed in a MOBI working group is aimed at tackling used car fraud with verified car histories.

Tech  ·  20 January 2021

Major Spanish Firms Including Santander Unveil Blockchain Identity Project

A group of Spanish companies, including banks and energy firms, is working to develop a "self-managed" digital identity system using blockchain technology.

Tech  ·  5 November 2020

Money Reimagined: Fixing the Internet’s Big Flaw

In an age when data leads to economic domination, shifting control is a really impactful way to empower individuals.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 October 2020

Dapp Platform NEAR Protocol Taps Ontology’s Expertise for Decentralized Identity Effort

The dapp platform will leverage Ontology's experience in building decentralized identity solutions.

Tech  ·  10 August 2020

Microsoft Releases Bitcoin-Based ID Tool as COVID-19 ‘Passports’ Draw Criticism

Microsoft’s Bitcoin-based decentralized identity tool, ION, just went live with a beta version on mainnet.

Business  ·  10 June 2020

‘Passwordless Login’ Startup Magic Raises $4M From Naval Ravikant, Placeholder

Ethereum startup Magic just raised $4 million from investors like Naval Ravikant, SV Angel, Placeholder and Volt Capital to make passwords less of a pain.

Business  ·  29 May 2020

Blockchain ID Solution Aims to Tackle Spike in Delivery Fraud Amid Coronavirus Measures

Nuggets, a digital identity and payments platform, has developed a way to accept deliveries without needing a physical signature to combat a spike in fraud during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tech  ·  29 May 2020

Blockchain Can Help UK Savers Recover $48B in Unclaimed Pensions, Says R3

Blockchain solutions based on R3's tech will make it easier for users to verify their identities and claim lost pension funds, the firm says.

Business  ·  24 February 2020

Binance Invests in Open-Data Framework Provider Numbers Seeking Product Boost

The exchange says it's integrated Numbers' data verification app with Binance Chain.

Business  ·  22 January 2020

FATF Releases Guidance on Global Digital IDs as Use Cases Grow

The Financial Action Task Force wants financial institutions to prepare for the global expansion of digital identification systems.

Policy & regulation  ·  4 November 2019

Deloitte Adds Privacy Tech to Its Education-Credentials Blockchain

Professional services giant Deloitte has added zero-knowledge proof privacy tech to its enterprise blockchain offering.

Policy & regulation  ·  29 October 2019