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CHAIN2020 Becomes the Largest Blockchain Educational Event Ever

This week the major event in the blockchain industry CHAIN2020 brought together more than 15 000 guests and world-renowned speakers in Hong Kong with a shared mission to accelerate blockchain adoption in the world and, particularly, in the Asian region. These are record figures for an event of this level, as usually, the audience of …

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Monerium and Algorand enter partnership to issue e-money on the Algorand protocol

Monerium will issue e-money on the Algorand blockchain protocol in order to support fiat-currency transactions on Algorand. REYKJAVIK, Iceland, — Monerium (https://www.monerium.com/), the world’s first authorized provider of licensed e-money for blockchains, and Algorand Inc. (https://www.algorand.com/), the world’s first open source, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake blockchain protocol, announce a non-exclusive partnership to support the Algorand protocol …

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Leading Decentralized Investment Banking Group – Coinstreet Partners, Awarded Asia Futurist Leadership Award

HONG KONG, — The Asia Futurist Leadership Award in the category of High Flyer Award – Outstanding Deal Originator In Asia was awarded to Coinstreet Partners by the Association of Family Offices in Asia, the Association of Private Bankers in Greater China and the Women In Leadership Association at the Asia Futurist Leadership Summit, held in Hong Kong …

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Bitcoin, Crypto Assets are not Banned in India: RBI

After a stressful Supreme Court hearing, India conceded that bitcoin and crypto assets are not illegal. The Reserve Bank of India, the country’s central bank, also stated it did not place restrictions on Bitcoin (BTC) or other virtual currencies. RBI Denies Banning Bitcoin and Crypto Outright, but Banks Face Restrictions The RBI put in place …

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How Swiss hospitals use the Blockchain

In the future, hospitals and suppliers could process orders for medical devices via a blockchain. For the first time, orders for medical devices were successfully processed in Switzerland via the blockchain: The Cantonal Hospital Winterthur (KSW), the Cantonal Hospital Baden (KSB), the Children’s Hospital Zurich and the Hospital Region Fürstenland Toggenburg (SRFT) have placed test …

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Advantages of paying employees in Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been people’s favorite soon after it’s origin in 2009. Why it should not be? It has made the life of people so easy. People are done away with the needs of carrying cash, debit or credit cards. It will not be wrong to say that even in the presence of fiat currency; cryptocurrency …

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WORBLI, the Compliance Driven Public Blockchain, to Enter APA with AmaZix Capital

The agreement provides ongoing funding for WORBLI’s Fintech focused product offerings SINGAPORE, — WORBLI is pleased to announce that the WORBLI Foundation (“Foundation”) has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the “APA”) concerning the proposed acquisition of 100%  of its assets by AmaZix Capital Limited (“AmaZix Capital”) and 0rigin Ventures (“0rigin”) in return for ongoing funding …

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Cypherpunk Bitstream Hosts Share Importance of Payments, Dropgangs, and ‘Meatspace’ Allies

The Cypherpunk Bitstream podcast is a relatively new program that’s just released its fourth episode. The hosts, known as Frank Braun and The Real Smuggler, are so-called ‘privacy extremists’ and dyed-in-the-wool crypto-anarchists concerned with exposing cypherpunk ethos to a wider audience. Braun and Smuggler took time out recently to discuss their journeys to crypto-anarchy, the …

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How To Accept Cryptocurrency As A Business In South Africa?

Bitcoin has become a significant currency for global trade and exchange of value. The digital currency has created a new trend for payments and brings several benefits to businesses. So let’s say you want to accept bitcoin as a form of payment for your business. There are two main routes you could use. You can …

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Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in Venezuela

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has authorized the opening of a casino at a luxury hotel in Caracas where bets must be placed in petros, the country’s national oil-backed digital currency. Several cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies can be exchanged into petros to wager in the casino. The proceeds are expected to be used for healthcare and …

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A Short, Medium Term Bitcoin Price Prediction

BTC prices fell 6 percent to $8,620 within five minutes on Sunday shattering short-term bitcoin price predictions. The price decline affected all major trading platforms leading to fears that current prices might be overinflated. The bitcoin market downturn had a domino effect on 20 of the most popular digital currencies. The prime digital currency traded …

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SaaS-Blockchain Platform FiO Releases Alpha Version at Google Developer Group Meetup in Taiwan

TAIPEI, — The disruptive SaaS platform FiO kicked off its ambitious 2020 roadmap this week in Taiwan. The company officially released its platform’s alpha version at a Google Developers Group (GDG) meetup in Taichung, Taiwan, where a senior FiO engineer delivered a keynote speech, showcased the versatile blockchain-onboarding service in action and helped participants try it …

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Bitcoin SV’s “Genesis” Hard Fork

Original Bitcoin Protocol to be Restored on 4 February 2020 to Enable a Fully On-Chain World LONDON, — Bitcoin’s original design is back with the Bitcoin SV (BSV) network’s hard fork on 4 February 2020. The hard fork is code-named “Genesis” because it returns the Bitcoin protocol as closely as possible to the original released in …

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EMURGO Establishes Strategic Task Force with Uzbekistan Government to Develop Framework for Security Token Offerings & Exchanges

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, — EMURGO Ptd. Ltd. – EMURGO – the official commercial arm of Cardano blockchain – announces the establishment of a blockchain task force with the National Agency of Project Management (NAPM) under the government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and alongside advisors KOBEA Group & Infinity Blockchain Holdings, to lead the development of …

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Sensorium to Reveal Ground Breaking Future at Davos

Sensorium Corporation’s Alexey Blagirev and Nikita Bokarev will lift the lid on the company’s plans, its uses of advanced technologies and the future of digital social experiences at the 4th Annual Blockchain Central Davos event DAVOS, Switzerland, — Speakers from Sensorium Corporation, a company that is redefining social media and virtual reality experiences, are set …