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Japanese Ecommerce Giant Rakuten To Launch Own Cryptocurrency

Rakuten, the leading e-commerce company in Japan, announced on Thursday that it is planning to launch Rakuten Coin, its own cryptocurrency. Founder and CEO,...
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Bill Gates: Cryptocurrencies Directly Responsible For Deaths

Billionaire founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates drew the ire of enthusiasts on Tuesday when he condemned cryptocurrencies during an “Ask Me Anything” session on...
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Malaysia Finalizes Cryptocurrency Policy – Customer ID Now Compulsory

The central bank of Malaysia, Bank Negara, announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27 that its policies on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT)...
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Central Bank of Taiwan To Explore Blockchain Opportunities

The new Governor of the Central Bank of Taiwan, Yang Chin-long, has made it pretty clear in his first-ever speech that the central bank...
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Thai Bank Shuts Down Bank Account Of Another Cryptocurrency Exchange

It seems like the banks in Thailand are on a spree to close the bank accounts of cryptocurrency exchanges. Another bank in Thailand has...
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Finally! Merging Crypto And Fiat Through Germany’s Bitwala ‘Blockchain Bank’

Bitwala, a blockchain-based payment company, has revealed plans to launch a new banking service that will connect cryptocurrencies with traditional banking institutions. The service...
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Dutch Rabobank’s “Moonshot” Project – Rabobit Cryptocurrency Wallet

Multinational Bank and Financial Service Company, Rabobank could be planning to release its own cryptocurrency wallet, Rabobit. The Dutch bank known for its efforts in...
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Bitpay Bans Adult Content, Gambling, and Cloud Mining in Updated Policy

Bitpay, the global Bitcoin payment service provider, will no longer facilitate payments to merchants of explicit sexual content, gambling and cloud mining. The new...
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Investment Platform BnkToTheFuture Raises $33 Million In ICO

BnkToTheFuture which is planning to launch a digital investment platform has recently concluded its token sale. In the token sale, it managed to raise...
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Goldman Sachs Backed Circle Acquires Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex

Mobile payment app company, Circle has revealed on Monday that it has acquired Poloniex Inc, a US-based cryptocurrency exchange. With financial backing from Goldman...
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Singapore Enters Into Pact With Indian State Maharashtra To Explore Blockchain...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore is already at the forefront of research about the potential of blockchain technology. Recently, it signed an agreement with...
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Nokia Unveils Blockchain-based IoT Service For Smart Cities Ahead of Mobile...

This year’s Mobile World Congress will see Nokia unveil its new service for IoT sensing service for smart cities which will be based on blockchain...
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Bank of China files patent for Blockchain Scalability Solution

Bank of China has filed a blockchain related patent application with China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO).  The application document released by SIPO on...
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Georgia Residents Could Pay Taxes with Bitcoin With The New Bill

Georgia is the latest US state planning to allow its residents to pay their taxes using cryptocurrency. On February 21, Republican state senators Joshua...
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Bitcoin Giant Bitmain Competing With GPU Maker Nvidia in Profit Margin

According to analysts company Bernstein, it took Bitmain four years to achieve the success that its larger tech rival Nvidia took over two decades...

Cryptocurrency fund manager says lack of modernization costing banks dear (JP...

JP Morgan trader turned crypto fund manager says banks are PAYING for failure to modernise: Cryptocurrency fund manager -lack of modernization costing banks dear:...

Gaming giant Ubisoft to explore the blockchain technology

Ubisoft to explore the blockchain technology: Gaming giant Ubisoft has decided to explore blockchain technology for future opportunities. According to the director of insights and...

Etisalat, Telefónica, others join Telecoms Blockchain Group, CBSG

Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG) announced on Friday that five multinational telecoms companies have joined the consortium in a bid to build a next-gen...

AT&T, Bayer seek Blockchain Solution for Digital Advertising

Telecommunications provider, AT&T and pharmaceutical giant, Bayer are looking to blockchain to help them understand and optimize their advertising. Both companies are reported to...

US State of Wyoming passes favorable Blockchain Bills (Blockchain Regulations in...

The parliament of the US State of Wyoming seating on Friday 19th Feb. voted unanimously to pass two bills which contained favorable policies for...