Hill Top Security files patent application for a biometric security system for cryptocurrencies

Hill Top Security has filed a patent application for a biometric security solution designed to protect bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies from theft and loss. The solution, UxToken, is a biometrics-enabled, GPS trackable crypto-currency private key safe storage. The application was developed by Hill Top’s in-house team of former U.S. military officers and personnel. According to a company statement, this cryptocurrency security helps bridge the divide between completely anonymous transactional parties and a reasonable assurance of participant identity, that is aligned

WISeKey blockchain platform allows countries to launch their own cryptocurrencies

WISeKey has introduced World Internet Secure Coin (WISeCoin), a blockchain platform that allows countries to launch their own cryptocurrencies in an environment that provides interoperability in a similar manner as analogue currencies. Using WISeCoin, cities and countries around the world can develop their own cryptocurrency. The platform’s advanced design and cryptographic security system is projected to disrupt legacy systems for transacting value and revamp global economic infrastructures. WISeCoin uses the latest blockchain technology and works as part of payment system

Swirlds unveils new identity management system and wins new funding

Swirlds today launched its hashgraph distributed consensus platform for cryptocurrencies, free for public download and use by developers. Swirlds will demonstrate early stage proof of concept for this new identity management system, one of the many applications that can be built on the Swirlds platform, at the Cloud Identity Summit on June 6-9 in New Orleans. The Swirlds hashgraph goes beyond blockchain, providing new capabilities not previously possible with existing blockchain technology. The hashgraph enforces fairness, which is needed for