Australian Securities Exchange First to Power System With Blockchain

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will become the first central stock exchange to power its clearing and settlement system with blockchain technology. The ASX has spent more than two years real-world testing the technology with multiple proofs of concepts and prototypes, in order to use blockchain in its after-trade infrastructure, an important phase for any…

Ethereum Reaches $1,400, Despite Its Major Issues

Ethereum has begun slowly climbing the charts and hit an all-time high today despite its many network issues. As per CoinMarketCap, the Ethereum-U.S. dollar (ETH/USD) exchange rate skyrocketed to a new record high of $1,412.87 at 05:14:09 UTC. At press time, the cryptocurrency is selling at $1,288.65 and is up 4.63 percent, in just 24…