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Thailand will integrate blockchain into E-Visa system

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Thailand is one of the most popular touristic places nowadays. The government intends to integrate blockchain technology on Electronic Visa On Arrival (eVOA) to speed up the process of Visa application and to protect all the data of the country's guests. The new version of eVOA will be available...

CEO of Binance

Binance CEO: More governments will adopt crypto in 2020

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2019 was full of various crypto events: BTC skyrocketing, several Central Banks issuing their digital currencies, and much more. The adoption of crypto moved from retail to organizations and then to the sovereign, and the most unbelievable forces started espousing digital currencies' technology....

Brian Armstrong

Coinbase CEO got a patent for tech letting users email BTC

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Brian Armstrong, the Chief Executive Officer of Coinbase, has been given a US patent for a contraption that will change the transaction model of BTC. According to the paper, the user will be able to send bitcoin as simple as an email. The patent was registered in March 2015 and was given on...

Forbes accepts crypto payments

The Forbes magazine starts accepting cryptocurrency payments

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The Forbes magazine starts accepting cryptocurrency for its subscription. The American magazine started posting news about cryptocurrency and blockchain not so long ago but started accepting crypto payments just now. The users will have to pay only $1 in digital currency for one week. For one month...

Britain’s separation from the EU or Brexit

Blockchain.com’s is adding a GBP gateway to its exchange

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A popular cryptocurrency exchange Blockchain.com is adding British pound to its platform as it prepares for Britain’s upcoming farewell from the EU or Brexit. The news, published on Thursday, states that the extension will utilize Britain’s Faster Payments Service (FPS) to let...

Bitcoin illegal activity

50% of BTC transactions are connected with illegal activity

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An official from the US Federal Reserve considers that half of Bitcoin users are criminals. Lael Brainard stated all the dangers that cryptocurrencies yet can bring in her remarks delivered on 18 December in Germany. She was speaking as part of a panel honoring Benoît Coeuré, a member of the...

Bitcoin SV

BitGo warns that Bitcoin SV’s hard fork will stun the wallet

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BitGo, a cryptocurrency management organization, warns its users to convert their Bitcoin SV coins due to a compatibility issue. The company mentioned that the upcoming hard fork of the altcoin, known as Genesis, contains a protocol modification that can bring to the impossibility of the wallet to...

Cardano testnet

Cardano’s testnet debuts with 17% ADA supply staked

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Cardano’s incentivized testnet has launched with encouraging returns. Holders have already staked 17% of the ADA stock, which equals to 5.4 billion of the coin. IOHK additionally mentioned that above 120 staking pools ran online through the opening day of work. Though most of the pools were...

Women are interested in BTC

The study revealed 43% of Bitcoin investors are women

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The organization behind the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) and other funds tightened to crypto prices requested a study of investor understandings of bitcoin. The study revealed that only a third part of all US investors are involved in the leading crypto coin, and of that interested group, 43% are...

The owner of Tiktok ByteDance Inc.

TikTok owner forms JV with state media in blockchain

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The proprietor of TikTok ByteDance Inc. began a cooperative enterprise with a state-owned Chinese media organization to expand market involvements, including AI and blockchain. According to an official business registration platform, the new firm is divided into two parts: 49% of it belongs to the...

CEO of BitMex

BitMex exchange hit with $300 million investor suit

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One of the most successful crypto exchanges - BitMex and its CEO Arthur Hayes are being claimed for $300 million for supposedly stiffing an initial investor. RGB Coin Ltd. and Frank Amato state they have been the preeminent investor of this exchange. The lawsuit stated that the investment of $30000...

Blockchain hardware in space

Blockchain hardware is now on International Space Station

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SpaceChain is doing it again! SpaceX's shuttle performing its resupply purpose to the ISS took SpaceChain’s blockchain hardware on December 5, 2019. That's SpaceChain's third on-orbit blockchain and the initial one on the station. CEO of the organization Zee Zheng said: “This payload set off is...

JPMorgan

JPMorgan’s blockchain network will launch in Japan in 2020

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According to the latest announcements, JPMorgan's blockchain payment network is going to begin operating in Japan at the beginning of 2020. Based on Quorum, JPMorgan's in-house blockchain platform, the Interbank Information Network (IIN) plans to quicken payment transactions as well as address...

Money laundering

Regulators: Blockchain increases money laundering risks

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One of the financial regulators of Switzerland informed the country is “particularly presented” to money laundering dangers given its traditional position as a magnet for the world’s prosperous as well as rising threats from blockchain and banks’ lower gain margins. Finma Chief Executive...

Verkhovna Rada

Crypto payments are now legal in Ukraine

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Officials in Ukraine have confirmed a new statute that approves activities with crypto as the country makes attempts to matching a stringent agreement to global anti-money laundering criteria. Members of Verkhovna Rada have approved legalization that includes global AML's most beneficial methods...

Brave users

Brave reached 10 million active users per month

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Brave browser published about 19% active users’ growth. The Brave 1.0 was issued on November 13 and got really excellent evaluations from the publishers. It also succeeded in user selection. Brave surged from 8.7 million active users per month (MAU) in October to 10.4 in November. This indicates...

Kraken cryptocurrency exchange

Kraken crypto exchange will now support Swiss Franc

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Kraken, one of the earliest existing bitcoin exchanges, published that it will now support one more fiat currency - Swiss franc (CHF). Kraken has made a post in its blog, saying that during the collaboration with Liechtenstein-based Bank Frick, it was decided that CHF will join the roster of fiat...

Binance acquires DappReview

Binance acquires DappReview to further blockchain adoption

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On December 3, Binance proclaimed that it acquires DappReview, the preeminent data and analytics platform for Dapps worldwide. Binance plans to update the environment of Dapps and generate more comprehensive blockchain adoption. Launched in February 2018, DappReview proposes data analytics and Dapp...

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