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Bitcoin surpasses gold in transaction volume

18.08.18

Despite the long-lasting bearish market, Bitcoin has been showing more utility than gold since Q2 2017. Kevin Rooke, a prominent YouTube blogger and cryptocurrency researcher, has pointed out this trend in his Twitter: Bitcoin has been clearing more tx volume than global gold markets since early 2017. BTC: on pace to process $1.1 trillion in […]

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Nasdaq and Gemini are reportedly conceiving a joint venture

17.08.18

Nasdaq and Gemini are reportedly expanding their cooperation and may soon start the joint listing of tokens. According to Bloomberg, a “secret meeting” between Nasdaq management and several big names in crypto took place in Chicago three weeks ago. As a result, the two exchanges are moving closer and closer to a “joint venture”, which […]

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Shortfalls and dangers of centralized exchanges

17.08.18

The nature of blockchain-based digital assets is based on decentralization, which is core to all cryptocurrencies. One may disagree, but most experts have no doubts about decentralized systems being the major driving force of the digital economy development. A reasonable question arises here: why are the decentralized assets (those, which should be forming the liquidity […]

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Russia’s Amur Region issued its own crypto coin

17.08.18

Russia’s Amur Region issued 1 million AmurCoins in the run-up to the Eastern Economic Forum, which will take place in Vladivostok on September 11-16. The issuance of the regional cryptocurrency is aimed at presenting the futuristic image of the Amur Region at the Forum. Visitors of the forum will be offered to exchange the distances […]

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Mikhael Saakashvili became the advisor of ICO Finlog 2.0 project

17.08.18

Former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili joined ICO Finlog 2.0 team as project ambassador and advisor. As reported by Finlog 2.0 project developers, they have approached Saakashvili asking him to support the project. At the very first meeting with the ICO team, Saakashvili enthusiastically agreed to join the project and promote it on unpaid basis. […]

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Malaysia will soon host ASEAN Blockchain Summit 2018

16.08.18

On September 3-4, the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur will be hosting ASEAN Blockchain Summit 2018 organized by Global Blockchain Foundation (GBF). As part of WBS World Tour 2018, GBF is in process of building deep integration with 50+ leading & emerging markets in the space of Blockchain, DLT & tokenomics space. For the same, […]

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China sees the establishment of its first blockchain-based law institute

16.08.18

The Asian Digital Economy and Law Institute was recently founded in China. This is the first blockchain-powered law institute in the country. This institute is aimed at studying legal questions and making decisions to offer relevant solutions in the industry. Besides, it can effectively popularize professional legal knowledge in the application of blockchain, in a […]

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Huobi Group launches institutional trading channel

16.08.18

Huobi Group, the world’s leading provider of blockchain asset financial solutions, announced today its launch of Institutional Trading, an exclusive channel for institutions to ensure safe, compliant and rapid deposit-withdrawal of high-value assets. For its first phase of recruitment, Huobi has limited services to 100 institutional clients and 10 deposit-withdrawal deals on a first come, […]

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Playboy will sue its crypto partner for failed integration of cryptocurrency payment system

15.08.18

Playboy Enterprises, the parent company behind the well-renown adult magazine, will sue Global Blockchain Technologies (GBT) cryptocurrency company. Playboy accuses GBT of fraud and breach of contract, claiming that the latter failed to implement blockchain solutions to the magazine’s online media channels. According to the lawsuit, which was recently filed with the Los Angeles Country […]

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Indian authorities might be using blockchain for issuing Metro cards instead of cryptocurrencies

15.08.18

According to Indian media sources, the Government of India considers the possibility of applying blockchain to Metro smart cards and loyalty program vouchers and renaming them as “crypto tokens”. A recent report published by DNA India has suggested from citation of some ‘unnamed’ senior finance ministry official that government is considering to allow crypto tokens […]

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