BlockFi settles with the SEC, Russia’s CBDC trials begin and Cointelegraph releases its 2022 top-100 list: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 13-19

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week $1T opportunity: JPMorgan becomes first major bank in the metaverse […]

CureVac Set to Begin Human Trials of Coronavirus Vaccine in Germany

CureVac is joining the row of biotech companies that are ready to test their coronavirus vaccine candidates on patients. Germany=based biotech firm CureVac after BioNTech is set to begin testing its coronavirus vaccine on infected patients in the country. This is according to anonymous sources that informed Reuters about the development. The firm’s vaccine trials […]

Global Index Fund Manager Successfully Trials Blockchain Securities

Vanguard, the world’s second-largest index fund manager, has announced the successful completion of the first phase of its blockchain pilot trialing the digitization of asset-backed securities (ABS). The pilot has seen Vanguard partner with a large U.S.-based ABS provider, distributed ledger technology provider Symbiont, and financial institutions BNY Mellon and Citi, to model the full […]

Nonprofit Energy Consortium Trials Blockchain Management for Wastewater Tracking

The Offshore Operators Committee, a nonprofit organization focused on offshore energy, has found a blockchain management system reduces costs and time for transporting wastewater. The (OOC)’s Oil and Gas Blockchain Consortium has completed its first pilot of a produced water haulage management system using blockchain technology. The pilot, the first industry-wide use of a blockchain-native […]