Pornhub Models Can Now Accept Verge as Payment

Pornhub Models Can Now Accept Verge as Payment Ever since Verge partnered with Pornhub, things seemingly have made little sense when it comes to the latter platform. Even so, it shows they are genuinely interested in cryptocurrency for various reasons. Pornhub’s latest venture involves paying models in the Verge cryptocurrency. It’s a surprising decision, and one that raises a…

Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens – “Digital Rights”

Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens – “Digital Rights” Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has shed some light on the progress authorities are making towards adopting the long-awaited crypto regulations. Legislators will replace common words like “cryptocurrencies” and “tokens” with legal terms such as “digital money” and “digital rights”, he revealed. Two…

JP Morgan Announces Prototype Blockchain Platform to Streamline Capital Markets Infrastructure

JP Morgan Announces Prototype Blockchain Platform to Streamline Capital Markets Infrastructure J.P. Morgan Chase & Co presented a prototype of its blockchain platform for capital markets, which aims to cut costs and enable smoother securities transactions. The announcement took place at NY’s Consensus conference Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported May 16. Christine Moy, executive director of J.P.…

HTC’s Blockchain Phone Can Be Purchased with Cryptocurrency

HTC’s Blockchain Phone Can Be Purchased with Cryptocurrency It has been hinted at for quite some time now, but additional information regarding HTC’s “blockchain phone” has been made available. The company has dubbed this unit Exodus and will allow customers to purchase it with cryptocurrency come October. The device itself embraces blockchain tech in a few different ways, although…

World’s Fifth Largest Bank To Trial Own Cryptocurrency In 2019, Report Says

World’s Fifth Largest Bank To Trial Own Cryptocurrency In 2019, Report Says The banking unit of Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) plans to trial its own cryptocurrency as early as 2019, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, May 15. Cointelegraph Japan quotes local news media outlet NHK saying that a test phase of the cryptocurrency, known as MUFG Coin, could involve around 100,000…

IBM Partners With Veridium Labs To Let Companies Track Carbon Footprint Via Blockchain

IBM Partners With Veridium Labs To Let Companies Track Carbon Footprint Via Blockchain IBM announced a partnership with Veridium Labs to tokenize carbon credits that will allow companies to track their carbon footprint with blockchain today, May 15, in press release shared with Cointelegraph. CEO and Veridium cofounder Todd Lemons said that the use of blockchain to measure…

New York City Wants To ‘Lead The Way In Blockchain’, Unveils Industry Initiatives

New York City Wants To ‘Lead The Way In Blockchain’, Unveils Industry Initiatives The President and CEO of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced blockchain-related initiatives for the city today, May 14. The initiatives include the launch of the NYC Blockchain Resource Center and a public competition for blockchain apps to improve the public sector. According…