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By CCN.com: On Jan. 18, after an unsuccessful attempt to enter the Philippines market earlier this month due to foreign ownership concerns, Go-Jek, a major Indonesian ride-sharing platform has announced a partnership between with Coins.ph, a local crypto wallet and payments platform. The Filipino firm is currently in the process of rolling out beta access to users in the
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Axie Infinity, an Ethereum-based collectibles game that features PvP battles, is gearing up for its first land sale for Lunacia, an open world owned and operated by the players. More leaks regarding the land sale!https://t.co/jsE0aA3nlB — Axie Infinity (@AxieInfinity) January 17, 2019 According to the recent announcement, Lunacia is divided into tokenized plots of land, called Terra, which […]
The North American Rainbow Six: Siege Pro League is currently in full force and new teams are beginning to make names for themselves in the 5v5 FPS shooter. The third day of play for the current event series featured the following matches: Rogue vs Evil Geniuses Spacestation Gaming vs DarkZero Rise Nation vs Team Reciprocity Excelerate […]
Nike (NKE) revealed its new sneaker on Tuesday using FreshStock, Twitch’s live show celebrating sneaker culture. The new shoe was revealed to be the Nike Adapt BB, Nike’s first smart shoe designed for on-court performance. The $ 350 Nike Adapt BB delivers a consistent, customized fit that’s unique to every basketball player, boosted by the Nike Adapt app, […]
MakerDAO (MKR), the creator of stablecoin Dai (DAI), has big plans for its Ethereum-based decentralized platform once the Multi-Collateral Dai upgrade goes live this year. If @MakerDAO works it will export the best parts of the US financial system by turning them into uncensorable digital tokens that anyone can buy. The dollar-pegged DAIA S&P 500 Index trackerA savings account […]
Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bitcoin exchange subsidiary, Bakkt, announced on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire select assets of Rosenthal Collins Group, a futures commision merchant. We’re pleased to share that we have entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG), an independent futures commission merchant https://t.co/5sgdbRO6Ql — Bakkt (@Bakkt) […]
Team Synergy, a gaming organization that features prominent streamers across several platforms, has announced its very first esports roster for the popular battle royale game Fortnite. Welcome, The Synergy Fortnite Pro Players. You will be seeing much, much more of these guys in the grand finals of any future royale. And if you manage to […]
There’s a good chance you’ve talked to a friend about Bitcoin. Or maybe heard about this “crazy digital currency” in the news, but haven’t tried to obtain any because you think it might be difficult. These days, acquiring cryptocurrency is actually very easy, with various avenues you can take to purchase your first coins.
A Pakistani financial institution has rolled out a cross-border remittance service based on blockchain technology developed by Alibaba affiliate, Alipay. Telenor Microfinance Bank and Malaysian fintech firm Valyou have partnered to offer the service to that will operate between Malaysia and Pakistan. The service is expected to enhance the efficiency and speed of remittances from
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Technology lawyer Addison Cameron-Huff launched his new, Toronto-based, all-crypto legal firm on January 3, 2019, Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary, as a statement of his commitment to working for and promoting Bitcoin and cryptocurrency-based businesses.
Cameron-Huff has worked as the lawyer for a Bitcoin core developer, several token-based companies, and dozens of crypto startups. As president of Decentral Inc., he managed a staff of 30 and helped to take the company to 750,000 monthly wallet users.
As the first, all-crypto legal services firm in Canada, Cameron-Huff expects the ongoing uncertainty around Canada’s cryptocurrency regulations to create some business for him, but he is also looking to build a global presence.
Qtum, a blockchain platform that merges the strength of Bitcoin’s blockchain with the Ethereum Virtual Machine to build decentralized applications, has completed its first atomic swap with Bitcoin on mainnet.
This is a big, first step for atomic swaps, a feature that allows for on-chain exchanges, or transactions, between cryptocurrencies on two separate blockchains without the need to rely on a third party. For Bitcoin, this is a big step forward in allowing interoperability between other blockchains and itself in a trustless manner.
Straight from the horse’s mouth. Despite multiple complications and the ongoing trade war between the US and China placing Tesla plans in doubt, today, the electronic car manufacturer began breaking ground on the construction of the first Tesla gigafactory outside of the US in Shanghai. On Twitter this morning, the charismatic businessman enthused: Looking forward
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When we think of Dubai, we think of Arab billionaire lifestyles, 6-star hotels, and awe-inspiring skyscrapers. But did you know that plans are in place to turn Dubai into the first blockchain-powered city by 2020? The Director-General of Smart Dubai, Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, believes that city is in prime position to establish
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Since our last markets update, cryptocurrency markets consolidated within a tight range and have been less volatile over the last few days. The market capitalization of the entire cryptocurrency economy has gained about $ 5.7 billion and a few of the top coins have seen some price jumps this week.
Esports organization Team SoloMid (TSM) announced Friday the creation of its very first competitive Rocket League squad. We are excited to announce our first ever @RocketLeague team! Please welcome @Remkoe, @EyeIgnite, and @Metsanauris to the #TSM roster. ⚽️🏎💨➡️https://t.co/lDenu7ifWl pic.twitter.com/zdPl91TIXo — TSM (@TSM) January 4, 2019 According to the announcement, TSM has signed Remco “remkoe” den Boer, Otto […]
Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Beam (BEAM) made history this week after becoming the first coin to implement Mimblewimble, a protocol for confidential transactions, with the launch of its mainnet. #Beam Mainnet is live! Welcome to a new #privacy-oriented world! https://t.co/vhfL2cyX7t #privacymatters #mimblewimble pic.twitter.com/NLFcRwDY3j — @Beamprivacy (@beamprivacy) January 3, 2019 This technology ultimately allows for truly private transactions and a scalable […]
Binance, the world’s leading crypto exchange, has announced that its first trading competition of the new year will again feature Binance Coin (BNB), in addition to nearly a dozen iPhone XS Max’s. $ BNB Trading Competition: 33,000 $ BNB + 10 iPhone XS Max Giveawayhttps://t.co/dPZiatoIqf pic.twitter.com/SjBujlN2Ky — Binance (@binance) December 31, 2018 According to the announcement, a total of 33,000 […]
Hacks and heists have been a threat for as long as bitcoin has been worth stealing. By 2011, as Bitcoin was easing into its second year of life and its first bubble, early cryptocurrency exchanges were bringing liquidity and price discovery to the nascent ecosystem. At the same time, they were providing an outlet for thieves to offload stolen coins, which they proceeded to do by the thousands.
Intercontinental Exchange’s upcoming cryptocurrency trading platform, Bakkt, has raised $ 182.5 million from a dozen investors. The funds will help develop an institutional-grade regulated crypto exchange, clearing and warehousing services for physical delivery and storage. The company now expects to provide an updated timeline on launching bitcoin daily futures contracts in early 2019.