Anastas Chobanov

Master in Balkan Linguistics, photographer, creative writer, working class hero, past graffiti artist and wannabe music encyclopedia. A man with many interests, still searching for the beauty in life that doesn't exist.

First Chinese State-Sanctioned Global Blockchain Forum Announced by Huobi

  • The forum’s guests of honor come from countries part of the China-found Belt and Road Initiative.
  • As part of the International Cooperation Forum Huobi Global will announce the 'Global Digital Financial Thinktank' and share more information on their ecosystem and initiatives.

CipherTrace: Crypto Crime Losses up to $4.4 Billion

  • Two huge crypto crimes accumulated more than $3 billion in losses for users.
  • Attempts of fraud constitute the bigger percentage of crypto-related crimes, leaving the pure acts of thefts second.

ArcBlock’s ABT Wallet 2.0 Released, Pushes for Decentralized Identity Standards

  • ArcBlock integrates decentralized identity deeply within their blockchain network.
  • User feedback was used in the panning of ABT Wallet 2.0, which provides improved user experience.

Klaytn Pushes for Mass Adoption of Blockchain in Asia

  • Klaytn’s Governance Council includes huge Korean conglomerates such as Hanwha, Sk and GS.
  • The Council gathering also saw the revealing of Klaytn’s digital wallet Klip, which will be embedded into the popular KakaoTalk messenger.

Hyperledger Global Forum 2020: Agenda, Keynotes, Speakers

  • More than 1,000 Hyperledger members, users and contributors are expected to be at the conference.
  • The published agenda shows not only focus on technology, but business orientation and forward thinking.

Tratok and Innovation in Tourism

  • The ethereum-based Tratok token can be used for booking services via a user-friendly app.
  • The project's value has not only reached a market cap in the billions but is holding on to the status this past quarter.

Thailand Working on Blockchain-Based Refund System for Oil Exports

  • The new blockchain-based tax refund system will allow for more thorough inspections and will still speed up the whole process.
  • The system will be delivered by Krungthai Bank and should prevent any future leakages of taxes and stop oil smuggling activities.

Coinme Enlarge Their Bitcoin Network by Adjoining Coinstar’s Denver Kiosks

  • Users will be able to purchase bitcoin in just four steps from each Coinstar kiosk in the Denver area.
  • Coinme’s CEO believes that Denver will be one of their strongest Bitcoin markets.

Crypto Risk Management Platform TRM Labs Raises $4.2 Million

  • The TRM platform is able to inspect virtual asset transactions in real time and expose any signs of fraud or other financial crimes.
  • While the expansion of cryptocurrency is growing with every day, financial institutions need a tool to safely

Blockchain in Energy Market Expected to Top $6 Billion by 2024

  • The potential uses of blockchan and DLT spread across various business spheres that have functional setbacks but still no permanent solution.
  • The blockchain in energy market has seen big investments in the last couple of years due to increasing demand.