Qtum might be partnering with Starbucks

Admin of the official Telegram Channel of Qtum cryptocurrency texted about the upcoming Qtum and Starbucks partnership, but no official statements were made yet
16 January 2018   1225

Qtum, a decentralized blockchain application platform capable of running Smart Contracts on multiple virtual machines, with Proof-of-Stake consensus, is supposedly partnering with Starbucks Corporation, an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain.

The message regarding the partnership was spotted by users of the official Qtum Telegram Channel, when the admin of the channel under the nickname QTUM-Mike confirmed that Qtum had a partnership with Starbucks, and more detalis would be coming soon.

Qtum and starbucks statement TelegramQtum and Starbucks statement in Telegram Channel

Nevertheless, no official statements regarding Starbucks partnership were made on Qtum website, or in its Twitter or Facebook accounts yet. As the users of Reddit.com and other forums suppose, Qtum will be working with Starbucks Korea division to launch a blockchain project, as it is useful for businesses like Starbucks to adapt such innovative technology. 

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Qtum:

  • Average price: $40,55
  • Marketcap: $2 992 710 791
  • 24h volume: $1 116 330 000

ICORating to Update Exchange Security Report

Experts evaluated many parameters including user account security
18 January 2019   107

ICORating analysts have estimated the security level of 135 cryptocurrency trading platforms with a daily volume of more than $ 100,000. Kraken and Cobinhood ranked first and second, respectively, receiving a rating of A. Three of the leaders were closed by the Poloniex exchange with an A- rating.

Note that the experts investigated the following key aspects: user account security, domain security, DoS attack resistance and web security.

It is noteworthy that only 16% of the world's largest stock exchanges were rated A and A-, and none of them won A +.

Coinbase Pro ranked ninth, Binance 34th, and Gemini 84th.

Recall that at the beginning of this week, information appeared about hacking into the New Zealand trading platform Cryptopia.[