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MoneyGram and Ripple partnership

MoneyGram expands Ripple partnership with $11.3M

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MoneyGram money transfer service received $ 11.3 million from fintech startup Ripple during the second half of last year. It is reported by CoinDesk concerning reporting to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The funds from the California startup came in two tranches: $ 2.4 million in...

CoolBitX startup

CoolBitX raised over $16 million in series B

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CoolBitX startup, manufacturing hardware cryptocurrency wallets CoolWallet based in Taiwan, collected $16.75 million in funding cycle Series B. Several investors were headed by the Japanese financial company SBI Holdings, which also included the Monex Group, the Korean Bitcoin exchange BitSonic,...

Coincheck supports Qtum

Qtum trading will be available on Coincheck soon

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Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced plans to support the Qtum coin (QTUM). It will become the twelfth digital currency available on the platform. \ #QTUM の取扱い開始について/#Coincheck では新たに #Qtum...

The Simpsons

Crypto appears on Simpsons as a “cash of the future”

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The authors of the cult series "The Simpsons" dedicated a new episode called "Frinkcoin" to cryptos. Additionally, it talks concerning how the technology of blockchain operates. According to the plot, Professor Frink, a character from the series, is developing his crypto coin....

Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Asian crypto conferences are being delayed

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Coronavirus plague has become a reason why various crypto-related conferences have been postponed. The latest one that put off the event was TOKEN2049. It's a conference that's being held yearly in Hong Kong. This year TOKEN2049 was supposed to be held in March, but alternatively, it's going to...

Ethereum 2.0

Ethereum developers plan to launch Eth 2.0 in July 2020

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Developers won't have the opportunity to release the Ethereum 2.0 update in the first quarter, as previously planned, but they are “95% sure” that they are going to have time to prepare the release before the end of 2020. The team spoke about this during the AMA session on ​​the Reddit...

The US Navy

US Navy bets $9.5M on blockchain to secure messaging

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The Simba Chain was given almost $10M to create a preserved communication platform for the US Navy. Chief Executive of the company Joel Neidig noticed that the platform is planned to be finished this year with continuous updates during the following four years. The company also stated that the...

Hyperchain against coronavirus

Hyperchain will fight against coronavirus outbreak

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A February 4 Hyperchain's publication stated the launch of a blockchain-based platform to struggle with the coronavirus plague and will be a donation portal for medical equipment to help hospitals in central China. A current explosion of coronavirus caused the death of over 400 people in the...

Catchain algorithm

Telegram reveals details about Catchain consensus mechanism

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Telegram co-founder Nikolai Durov published a description of the TON consensus protocol called Catchain. According to the document, Catchain is a Byzantine generals task algorithm (BFT) executed on the PoS blockchain, which generally resembles the protocols adopted in NEO or Cosmos. BFT provides a...

WazirX token sale

Binance Launchpad reveals results of WazirX’s token sale

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Binance Launchpad has already published the results of WazirX's token sale. That is the initial token sale of 2020. According to a press release published on the Binance on February 4, the total amount of winners reached 9033, and the number of winning tickets was 10000. Over 20000 users were...

Winklevoss brothers

Winklevoss’ crypto exchange adds TradingView integration

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Gemini Exchange, established by the Winklevoss brothers, has integrated TradingView, a leading platform for a professional analysis. Have you heard the news?! Gemini is now the only fully integrated crypto exchange on @tradingview!🎉TradingView users with a Gemini account can now buy and sell...

Templar Fund

The Templar Fund Earned 56% in 2019

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It is a common error for one to think that Bitcoin is anonymous, when in fact, Bitcoin itself is completely transparent. Every single transaction conducted since its inception in 2009 can be found on the blockchain by anyone with an internet device. Thanks to a largely ignorant media, the public...

Coinbase headquarter

Some users faced withdrawal daily limitations on Coinbase

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The well-known American crypto exchange Coinbase doesn't allow some users to withdraw over $10 per day. A Reddit user, a Coinbase client, said that for some customers, the platform set a daily withdrawal border of $10. A user with the nickname Unholy_Crab1 insists that his applications for...

Waves Association

Waves launched a non-profit association following German law

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The Waves posted an announcement on February 3, where the platform stated it creates a nonprofit organization named the Waves Association in Frankfurt, Germany, to effectively manage its Web3 ecosystem and promote the construction of DLT. The new-founded Association is going to be stewarded by ten...

Litecoin leads Bitcoin

LTC leads BTC: Litecoin gains 65% in price

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For the initial period since September 2019, Litecoin came close to the level of $70 this weekend, which spurs rumors about the start of the bull race of Bitcoin. On February 1, LTC/USD briefly overcame the $70 barrier, saying it had reached local highs of $71.50. Like numerous other significant...

Bitcoin emoji

Twitter now has a Bitcoin emoji: will Unicode add one?

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Jack Dorsey never hides his feelings to Bitcoin. He publicly announces that this currency is the future. On February 2, Dorsey tweeted the recently added Bitcoin emoji and tagged Unicode. That is a clear offer for the organization to add the new emoji. #bitcoin cc:@unicode— jack 🌍🌏🌎...

Mercedes Benz

Mercedes Benz will use blockchain to track carbon emission

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Mercedes Benz corporation and startup Circulor presented a pilot project on the blockchain. The project intends to track the supply chain of cobalt, for understanding the volume of carbon emissions. A joint project between Mercedes and Circulor is part of the Startup Autobahn initiative to create a...

Coinbase Custody

Coinbase launches international crypto custody branch

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Coinbase, a successful US crypto exchange, has declared the enlargement of its Coinbase Custody service. So, the Irish branch of it is going to work for European users. The service already serves customers from the UK, Switzerland, Germany, and the Netherlands. However, with the launch of Coinbase...

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