Coinbase and ZenGo Spar Over QR Code Standards That Could Strand ERC-20 Tokens

Users who must use QR codes should verify transaction details before finally confirming the transaction to save themselves money and headaches.

Tech  ·  25 March 2021

New York Lawyers Propose Toolkit for Keeping ‘Decentralized’ Blockchains Honest

Ketsal's "Open Standards" rubric is the latest push to demystify network decentralization in the blockchain space.

Tech  ·  21 October 2020
Enterprise Blockchain

‘Great Artists Steal’ – What Enterprise Blockchain Can Learn From the Past

Enterprise blockchain doesn't need to reinvent the wheel: Communications standards in use for decades are built for machine-to-machine commerce.

Policy & regulation  ·  30 September 2020

ING Joins Crypto Industry Body Working to Set Codes of Conduct

The banking group has joined crypto industry body Global Digital Finance to help develop best practices for custodial firms and wallets.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 July 2020

Huawei, Tencent, Among Big Names on China’s New Blockchain Committee

The new national blockchain committee was formed to discuss and set industry standards for distributed ledger technology.

Tech  ·  14 April 2020

DTCC Calls on Banks and Regulators to Help Address Blockchain Security Issues

A comprehensive framework shared by all participants will negate any risks associated with blockchain, the derivatives repository giant says.

Business  ·  13 February 2020

Securities Numbering Body Launches Task Force to Standardize Digital Assets

The Association of National Numbering Agencies is addressing the lack of standardised digital asset ticker symbols for traditional finance markets.

Markets  ·  23 October 2019

Ethereum Foundation Director’s New Role to Help Business Use Public Blockchain

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has appointed the executive director of the Ethereum Foundation to help drive its new "Mainnet Initiative."

Business  ·  6 August 2019

China Poised to Form Blockchain Standards Committee This Year

China expects to form its national blockchain standards committee by the end of 2018, according to an IT ministry official.

Tech  ·  28 May 2018

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Unveils Common Blockchain Standards

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance announced the release of a common technical specification at Consensus 2018 on Wednesday.

Tech  ·  16 May 2018

Researchers to Create ‘Moody’s for Blockchain’ Global Rankings

A scientific institution overseen by China has announced that it will produce monthly assessments of blockchain projects.

Business  ·  11 May 2018

China IT Ministry to Create Official Blockchain Standards

China's information and technology ministry aims to establish a standards committee to boost the development of blockchain in the country.

Policy & regulation  ·  13 March 2018

Crypto Collectables? Ethereum’s Next Killer App Is on Its Way

The rise of CryptoKitties has called attention to ERC-721, an ethereum technical standard that could start a blockchain-based collectibles rush.

Tech  ·  15 December 2017

New Self-Regulatory Body Aims to Develop ICO Standards

Blockchain platform Waves is founding a self-regulatory body to set standards for initial coin offerings and the blockchain industry.

Policy & regulation  ·  12 December 2017

New Alliance Sets Out to Boost Blockchain Interoperability

The companies behind three blockchain platforms have unveiled a new advocacy group focusing on interoperability between disparate networks.

Markets  ·  28 November 2017