Krasimir Buchvarov

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Krasimir has been following the development of blockchain technology for several years and is optimistic about its potential. He covers breaking news in the sphere, focusing on innovation, regulation, and the cryptocurrency market.
Samsung Partners with Major Korean Firms to Develop Blockchain-Based Mobile ID Network

Samsung Partners with Major Korean Firms to Develop Blockchain-Based Mobile ID Network

  • Participants in this partnership include financial services firms KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank, KOSCOM, as well as mobile carriers KT, SK Telecom, LG.
  • The system will be developed around a consortium blockchain model, with network nodes being operated by the participating firms.
BlockShow Asia 2019 Promises a Festival of Decentralised Technology

BlockShow Asia 2019 Promises a Festival of Decentralised Technology

  • The event will take place on Nov. 14-15 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo in Singapore, and will be divided into 10 conferences.
  • A Medialogue will be held on Nov. 13, with the goal of bringing media outlets and PR agencies together, and allow them to network and discuss new trends.
The Blockchain Promotion Act has been Approved by the U.S. Senate Committee

The Blockchain Promotion Act has been Approved by the U.S. Senate Committee

  • The Blockchain Promotion Act is a bipartisan legislation that will direct the Department of Commerce (DoC) to come up with a definition of blockchain at the federal level.
  • It will also establish a blockchain working group within the DoC.
IDEO CoLab's Blockchain Accelerator Program Receives Support From Amazon, Deloitte, Fidelity

IDEO CoLab’s Blockchain Accelerator Supported by Amazon, Deloitte, Fidelity

  • IDEO CoLab's blockchain accelerator program Startup Studio receives support from 20 blue chip and crypto firms.
  • The aim of the program is to unbundle the traditional startup accelerator model into a collection of programs and workshops.
Binance Launches 2.0 Platform and Margin Trading

Binance Launches 2.0 Platform and Margin Trading

  • Margin trading is available across six cryptocurrencies: BTC, ETH, XRP, BNB, TRX, and USDT, with fees as low as 0.01%.
  • The 2.0 platform also includes "an advanced trading engine for better order matching and press indexes for margin level calculations to enable lower liquidations."
LG Could be Expanding its Blockchain Initiatives

LG Could be Expanding its Blockchain Initiatives

  • The IT subsidiary of LG has announced it will be using blockchain to foster supply chain transparency for school lunches in South Korea.
  • Earlier this month the technology giant also applied for the "ThinkQ Wallet" trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
New Blockchain Simulator Lets Anyone Experiment With Blockchains

New Blockchain Simulator Lets Anyone Experiment With Blockchains

  • The new blockchain simulator - SimBlock - lets anyone play around and experiment with the parameters of Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin.
  • The simulator can run on any personal computer that supports JAVA, and allows its users to change and investigate the behaviour of blockchain nodes.
Kaspersky Lab Report: 1 in 5 People Have Bought Cryptocurrencies

Kaspersky Lab Report: 1 in 5 People Have Bought Cryptocurrencies

  • The study was conducted between the months of October and November 2018, and includes responses from over 13,000 people from 22 different countries.
  • 19% said they had purchased cryptocurrencies in the past, while 14% said they have never bought, but would like to in the future.
Ripple Incubator Xpring has Invested $500 Million in XRP Projects in a Year

Ripple Incubator Xpring has Invested $500 Million in XRP Projects in a Year

  • Ripple's incubator and investment arm Xpring has invested $500 million in over 20 XRP projects and companies since its creation last year.
  • The Xpring team is also designing a development platform that offers resources such as libraries, tools, and services for developers.
Telegram's Cryptocurrency to be Sold at Triple ICO Price in Public Offering

Telegram’s Cryptocurrency to be Sold at Triple ICO Price in Public Offering

  • Gram Asia is selling the Gram tokens it is holding for $4 each, approximately three times the price they sold for before, on the Liquid exchange.
  • Telegram, which is used by more than 200 million people, is hoping to release its Gram token by the end of the third quarter of 2019.