Twitter supporting Bitcoin tips through the Lightning Network

In late September, social media platform Twitter announced1 a new feature called “Tips” that will allow users to easily receive payments via different platforms such as CashApp, Patreon but also via cryptocurrencies. The “Tips’ feature will gradually be available on IOS and later on Android. Twitter will support Bitcoin tips »

3 cryptocurrency scams you should know about

As for the traditional finance industry, the cryptocurrency industry is also attracting scammers or attackers. Several reasons can explain this. First, crypto markets are currently very popular, attracting a growing number of people and thus funds, which is attracting in turn scammers looking for easy money. Second, cryptocurrencies are known »

5 things to know about Ethereum

What is Ethereum? Ethereum is a blockchain with a native cryptocurrency Ether (ETH). It has been created in 2015 by the programmer Vitalik Buterin. The Ethereum blockchain allows users to transfer Ether between them. Besides, and unlike the Bitcoin blockchain, the Ethereum blockchain allows users to build decentralized applications (DApps) »

Forensic evidence storage through blockchains: Scorechain in Cyber-Trust Project

The CYBER-TRUST project aims to develop an innovative cyber-threat intelligence gathering, detection, and mitigation platform, as well as, to perform high-quality interdisciplinary research in key areas for introducing novel concepts and approaches to tackle the big challenges towards securing the ecosystem of IoT devices.  Scorechain’s role in this project was »

Swiss Parliament approves new DLT Regulations notably for crypto-based assets

The New Swiss Blockchain DLT Laws have been approved by the Swiss Parliament on 25 September 2020. Finalised last week, laws are expected to come into effect in early 2021: What is important to know? A specific category of tokenised rights named “Uncertificated Register Securities” regarding security token issuers; A »

Happy 5th Birthday to Scorechain

5 years ago, Scorechain was established in Luxembourg. It’s not so long ago but at this time Bitcoin was only 7 years old!  In 2014 when we started the project, we identified the future needs of analytics and tools for regulation and monitoring of digital assets. There was no token, »