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.

Galaxy Digital Acquires Two Crypto Trading Firms

  • Together, the three companies will form an impressive regional crypto-trading hub in Chicago.
  • The CEOs of the acquired companies, Jason Urban and Andrew Karos, will both join Galaxy Digital Trading’s leadership team.

Chainalysis Launches Service To Assist The Management, Sales Of Seized Crypto Assets

  • Chainalysis will enable law enforcement-seized cryptocurrency to legally flow back into circulation.
  • The blockchain analytics company will collaborate with experts in management of seized cryptocurrency, Asset Reality.

China Construction Bank To Issue $3 Billion In Bonds On Blockchain

  • Blockchain will make stocks and bonds more accessible to retail investors by lowering costs associated with this type of investment.
  • Certificates will yield around 0.75% at maturity, which is much higher than the average 0.25% interest rate.

New York State Attorney General Restarts Investigation Of Tether

  • Tether co-founder and presidential candidate Brock Pierce is not officially part of the investigations yet.
  • The attorney general claims that $850 million were already sent to a third-party payment processor.

Daimler, The Company Behind Mercedes, Researches Supply Chain Data Sharing

  • Ocean Protocol is helping Daimler in its quest to decentralize internal data.
  • According to Ocean Protocol founder Bruce Pon, through blockchain, automotive companies can get to the level of Google and Bloomberg.

Former Crypto Company CEO Declared Bankrupt As Pressure From Investors Mounts

  • One of VaultAge Solutions' biggest investors, Simon Dix, filed a sequestration order in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
  • Some of Breedt's possessions, including a Ledger Nano stick, have been confiscated by the authorities.

Innovative System Facilitates Completely New Types Of Money-Based Applications

  • Everybody with a smartphone can use Public Mint, even if they do not have a bank account.
  • Public Mint operates as a fiat blockchain layer on top of a network banks.

EMURGO, Travala.com Collaborate To Push Adoption Of Cardano’s ADA

  • Travala.com accepts more than 28 cryptocurrencies as payment, among which is now Cardano's ADA.
  • The last six weeks have seen a steady increase in travel bookings, showing recovery of the industry after the pandemic.

New York Financial Watchdog Alerts Crypto Companies About BitLicense Applications

  • The DFS has introduced a checklist of requirements for licenses.
  • With the new rules, the regulator expects that incomplete applications will not be sent, which will result in better usage of its resources.

Fraunhofer IPK, Unibright Partner On Baselining Additive Manufacturing

  • The collaborative project is part of the Baseline protocol public development roadmap.
  • Integration with SAP is also in the pipeline for the project as the partners look to complete the task in Q4 2020.