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   1320

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

Chainalysis to Expand Transaction Monitoring Tool

Chainalysis AML software KYT now monitors 4 additional tokens in real-time: BNB, GUSD, USDT and USDC
25 April 2019   53

Analytical blockchain-startup Chainalysis reported that starting today, the proposed transaction tracking tool Chainalysis KYT (Know Your Transaction) supports four additional coins. Their number includes the internal token of the Binance BNB exchange, as well as the Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Tether (USDT) and USD Coin (USDC).

Thus, the anti-money laundering software Chainalysis supports 10 cryptocurrency assets. Prior to that, Chainalysis KYT allowed to track Bitcoin transactions, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, TrueUSD and Paxos Standard.

As CoinDesk notes, support for new assets has been added pending the publication of new guidelines for the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF).

Chainalysis is prepared to equip businesses with automated transaction monitoring for currencies beyond bitcoin. We expect that the launch of these multiple currency capabilities will help shape FATF guidance on the sector and help move away from technically infeasible solutions to more pragmatic recommendations.
 

Jonathan Levin

Co-founder and chief operating officer, Chainalysis

According to him, Chainalysis recently upgraded its technology, making it more scalable. Thanks to this, in the future it will be easier for it to add support for other new assets.