China & Tencent to Fight Blockchain Security Risks

Vice President of Tencent Bin Ma announced the creation of the China Blockchain Security Alliance
22 June 2018   710

Technological giant Tencent began to cooperate with the Chinese government on combating the risks associated with the blockchain, CoinDesk reports.

Tencent's Vice President Bin Ma announced the creation of the China Blockchain Security Alliance during the Blockchain Security Forum in Beijing.

The forum was organized by the Association of Technology Markets of China and is aimed at coordinating the work of various organizations on the "healthy development of the blockchain industry".

The security alliance of China's blockchain will include Tencent Security unit, as well as the Blockchain Case Study Center, the Association of China's Technology Markets and more than 20 public and private institutions.

The decision to form the structure was made against the backdrop of an increase in the number of crimes related to the blockchain in China. In April, the state edition of Xinhua reported that the Xi'an city police in the central part of the country suspended the activity of the financial pyramid, in the promo materials of which the developing technology was mentioned. The victims of the scheme are over 13,000 investors who invested about $ 13 million in 17 days.

OKEx to Launch OKChain Based Decetralized Exchange

Great role in the upcoming exchange will be played by OKB coin, which will be trasfered to OKChain as soon as its development finished
22 March 2019   122

OKEx cryptocurrency exchange will launch a decentralized trading platform on its own blockchain.

Currently, the OKChain blockchain is in the final stages of development, and its test network may be launched as early as June 2019. When the OKEx blockchain becomes stable enough, it will transfer OKB to it, which will then perform the function of the native OKChain token and be used to pay commissions, as well as in its own decentralized network applications.

The primary purpose of OKChain is to launch the OKDEx decentralized exchange, where the OKB token will be used to participate in presales. In addition, project teams will use OKB tokens to pay the service fee to the super nodes of the network.

While the total volume of OKB emissions is 1 billion, 300 million tokens are in circulation today, and 700 million remain blocked. Of this number, 300 million OKB will be distributed to users through the loyalty program, and 400 million belong to the OK Blockchain Foundation and the exchange team. However, for a more efficient formation of the OKB ecosystem, the blocking period of these 700 million tokens will be extended from 2020 to 2022, writes OKEx.

In addition, OKB will be the only token to be accepted during the initial exchange offerings (IEO) on the OK Jumpstart platform, announced earlier this month. According to the company, it is currently negotiating with various projects and will soon announce the launch of the first IEO on OK Jumpstart, for which investors will be admitted who have passed personal verification and have OKB tokens in their accounts.