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SBI Reports Financial Results, Recognizes Ripple for Cross Border Payments

Japan finance giant SBI has issued its nine-month financial report, recognizing Ripple’s potential to lead in the cross-border payments industry Read the original post: SBI Reports Financial Results, Recognizes Ripple for Cross Border PaymentsContinue readingSBI Reports Financial Results, Recognizes Ripple for Cross Border Payments

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CEO of Telecoms Giant Swisscom’s Blockchain Unit Steps Down

The CEO of the blockchain unit of Swiss state-owned telecoms company Swisscom has abruptly stepped down from his position Read the original post: CEO of Telecoms Giant Swisscom’s Blockchain Unit Steps DownContinue readingCEO of Telecoms Giant Swisscom’s Blockchain Unit Steps Down

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New York Financial Regulators Grant BitLicense to Bitcoin ATM Operator

Bitcoin ATM operator Cottonwood Vending LLC has been granted a virtual currency license by the New York State Department of Financial Services Read the original post: New York Financial Regulators Grant BitLicense to Bitcoin ATM OperatorContinue readingNew York Financial Regulators Grant BitLicense to Bitcoin ATM Operator

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Marshall Islands to Issue Physical Banknotes for World’s First Decentralized National Digital Currency

The Marshall Islands will soon circulate physical banknotes representing the world’s first decentralized national digital currency. This is happening under an agreement with Tangem, a Swiss maker of blockchain-enabled smart card wallets for cryptocurrencies. “We are excited to partner with the Republic of the Marshall Islands to do something that has never been done before: issue…Continue readingMarshall Islands to Issue Physical Banknotes for World’s First Decentralized National Digital Currency

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Belarus’ Biggest Bank is ‘Working on’ Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

According to a report by local news outlet BeITA, Belarusbank, the largest bank in Belarus, is considering the launch of its very own cryptocurrency exchange platform. The plans for the exchange were revealed by Viktor Ananich, the Chairman of Belrusbank’s board. Speaking with Belarus 1 TV channel, Ananich remarked: “We are considering a possibility to…Continue readingBelarus’ Biggest Bank is ‘Working on’ Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

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Cryptocurrency Market Officially in Longest Bear Snooze in History – How Long Will it Last?

In the last 24 hours, the crypto market slightly recovered from $111 billion to $113 billion as Bitcoin rebounded to $3,400. Other major crypto assets in the likes of Ripple (XRP) and Ethereum (ETH) recorded gains in the range of three to seven percent against the U.S. dollar. Following the partnership with R3 and SWIFT,…Continue readingCryptocurrency Market Officially in Longest Bear Snooze in History – How Long Will it Last?

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Iran Launches Gold-backed Cryptocurrency as Anticipation for Crypto-Rial Grows to Evade US Sanctions

A gold-backed cryptocurrency has been launched in the Islamic Republic of Iran,. The cryptocurrency known as Peyman (the Persian word for covenant) is the fruit of cooperation between four banks and Ghoghnoos Company. The four partner banks are Parsian Bank, Bank Pasargad, Bank Melli Iran and Bank Mellat. Iran Fara Bourse, an over-the-counter exchange, is…Continue readingIran Launches Gold-backed Cryptocurrency as Anticipation for Crypto-Rial Grows to Evade US Sanctions

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Italian Postal Service Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Community

Poste Italiane, the Italian postal service provider, has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, which also includes U.S. courier service FedEx Read the original post: Italian Postal Service Joins Hyperledger Blockchain CommunityContinue readingItalian Postal Service Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Community

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ConsenSys Developer Joins Ethereum Classic Cooperative as Executive Director

A developer at blockchain tech firm ConsenSys, Bob Summerwill, has joined the Ethereum Classic Cooperative as its executive director Read the original post: ConsenSys Developer Joins Ethereum Classic Cooperative as Executive DirectorContinue readingConsenSys Developer Joins Ethereum Classic Cooperative as Executive Director

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Report: Nearly 80 Percent of Crypto Event Attendees Are Male

Recent data from events-oriented software firm Bizzabo found that 80 percent of crypto event attendees are male Read the original post: Report: Nearly 80 Percent of Crypto Event Attendees Are MaleContinue readingReport: Nearly 80 Percent of Crypto Event Attendees Are Male