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  • After Suffering a 51% Attack, Horizen Has a Solution

    Horizen (formerly ZenCash) has proposed a new way to head off 51% attacks in cryptocurrencies. While it isn’t a cure-all, it might be a solution some currencies may want to adopt. It could especially help those without large amounts of hashing power. The proposal is titled “Proposal to Modify Satoshi Consensus To Enhance Protection Against […]

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  • UAE Startup Menachain Is Developing a Cryptocurrency for the Middle East, North Africa Region

    A young startup named Menachain Solutions DWC-LLC is building a cryptocurrency and blockchain-based payment platform targeted at the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and its large population of unbanked. Based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Menachain says it is focusing on developing “the most commonly used cryptocurrency in MENA” with the purpose […]

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  • Blockchain Platform Utopia Music Acquires ISPY Group to Open Untapped Revenue

    Utopia Music, a blockchain-powered music data tracking platform, has acquired ISPY Group to open up avenues of untapped revenue in the music industry. It’s estimated that there is around $30-60 billion worth of untapped revenue in the music industry. Not only that, but royalities collected by performing rights agencies remain unallocated, unattributed, and unpaid to […]

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  • Indonesian Startup Pundi X Unveils Blockchain-Based Smartphone, OS and Communication Protocol

    Indonesian point-of-sale (POS) terminal maker Pundi X Labs (Pundi X) has unveiled the development of a new smartphone as well as an operating system and communication protocol for mobile devices based completely on blockchain technology. Pundi X claims the XPhone lets users call, send messages, and transfer files all by using blockchain instead of traditional […]

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  • Don't Fall For This Fake Walmart Token

    Walmart recently announced that it is working with IBM and their produce suppliers to enable transparency and efficiency to its supply chain. That much is true. What is completely fake however, is the Ethereum Walmart Token that has been making the rounds. A few media outlets fell for it, even published articles about it. We […]

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  • Israel Poised to Become a Leading Blockchain Hub

    Considered amongst the most advanced startup ecosystems in the world, Israel is now quickly emerging as a leading blockchain hub. Israel’s development of cutting-edge technologies in software, communications and the life sciences have evoked comparisons with Silicon Valley. Nicknamed the Startup Nation, Israel currently has the highest density of startups per capita in the world, […]

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  • eToro Slashes Crypto Costs To Increase Mass Adoption

    eToro has announced a huge slash in the transaction fees of crypto assets as part of an ongoing effort to increase awareness of the potential of crypto and blockchain. The platform hopes to make crypto more accessible to retail investors and reduce the financial burden for those interested in crypto investment with this move. The […]

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  • Switzerland’s Financial Regulator Approves First Crypto Asset Manager

    The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has granted its first authorization to a cryptocurrency company. Crypto Fund AG, a subsidiary of Crypto Finance AG, has become the country’s first crypto asset manager to be approved by the financial regulator, it said on Tuesday. Crypto Fund, one of the three companies within Crypto Finance, gives […]

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  • Elevated Returns Closes $18 Million Tokenised Asset Offering of Luxury Ski Resort

    Elevated Returns has announced that it has closed an $18 million tokenised asset offering of the St. Regis Aspen Resort, offering investors exposure to tokenised real estate. In addition to the closure of the token sale, the asset management company has revealed it has acquired 24.9 per cent of Bangkok-based Seamico Securities as part of […]

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  • Kakao Blockchain Subsidiary Ground X Launches Klaytn Testnet

    Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of South Korean’s Internet firm Kakao, has announced the launch of the testnet version of Klaytn, a platform that intends to “improve the inconvenient UX of existing blockchain platforms by allowing end-users to experience blockchain technology in the most seamless way.” Ground X said on Monday that the Klaytn testnet […]

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  • Five Years After The Silk Road, Things Are Worse

    Five years after the closure of the Silk Road, bitcoin has changed dramatically. No longer does society see it as an underground currency used by addicts, dealers and pornographers. Today it is the third pillar of futurism alongside Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence. Not only is it the digital cash that will power the online […]

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  • Circle Announces Acquisition of Crowdfunding Platform SeedInvest

    Boston based digital assets firm Circle has signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, the equity crowdfunding platform for the sole purpose of helping startups raise capital with cryptocurrencies. Once the acquisition is finalized, private companies will be able to issue tokens and have customers trade them on the exchange. This move comes on the heels […]

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