3 things you have missed from the Cryptosphere


Do you remember those big books full of addresses and phone numbers? Yes, just the Yellow Pages: they could get a new life.

Welcome back to our Friday column: here’s a brief recap of the most interesting news from the crypto world.

BMW for automotive applications of the blockchain technology

BMW announces the development of a new project aimed to apply blockchain technology to the company’s financial sector, involving services such as leasing and payment financing.

The news comes just a few months from the agreement signed by BMW with other large automotive companies — General Motors, Renault and Ford — and that led to the creation of the MOBI — Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative consortium, with the aim of studying the possible applications of the blockchain to the mobility sector.

NASDAQ, new data collected in the Analytics Hub

A new tool for advanced analysis dedicated to crypto trading: this is the novelty of NASDAQ, the stock market in New York. The new product — already under test — should be able to hypothesize the crypto market trend and predict the movements, thanks to the data collected in its Analytics Hub.

IBM joins the project of “decentralized Yellow Pages”

IBM believes in the project to reproduce the Yellow Pages in Blockchain version: it has announced that it will participate in “Unbounded Registry”, the project launched by HACERA. The goal is to create a decentralized registry that combines permissioned and permissionless blockchain through a blockchain networks directory.

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