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Binance

Binance launches blockchain with support for smart contracts

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Binance declared a new blockchain, based on BNB token. A blockchain named Binance Smart Chain (BSC) is going to support the functionality of smart contracts. “Ethereum is the first widely used smart contract platform. To take advantage of its relatively popular applications and community, the BSC...

BitGo

BitGo acquires Lumina as part of its institutional platform

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BitGo announced the purchase of a startup Lumina, which contributes economic and tax reporting services. The new procurement will let BitGo extend the range of services and create a universal cryptocurrency platform for investors. Organization CEO Mike Belsh said that now BitGo customers will be...

Enjin platform

Enjin blockchain gaming platform enters the Chinese market

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The Enjin game platform opens access to its wallet for the Chinese region. According to a report on Monday, ENJ is now "approved and submissive with regulatory requirements in China." In a comment to CoinDesk, Brian Kortendik, vice director of marketing at Enjin, said the wallet was...

Ethereum blockchain

Etherscan added illegal activity monitoring in Ethereum

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Etherscan, one of the most popular observers on the Ethereum blockchain, has launched an “illegal activity” monitoring feature. The Etherescan team will now compile and supplement the blacklist of Ethereum addresses, and the ETHProtect function will allow you to check the origin of incoming...

China

China unveils members of its national blockchain committee

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The Ministry of Industry and Informatization of the PRC has declared a list of affiliates of its national blockchain committee, which is going to establish rules in the field. To ensure that the federal criteria set by the team were consistent with applicable laws and additionally contributed to...

Huobi

Huobi will automatically block accounts of "bad players"

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Huobi Group seeks to stop illegal activities on its platforms and therefore launches its transaction analysis instrument. Star Atlas is the new Huobi Group program that is going to block accounts with “suspicious” transactions automatically. The decision to unlock will be made by specific...

Changpeng Zhao

Binance uses profit's quarter on expansion and acquisition

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Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a recent interview with the South China Morning Post that the exchange reinvests approximately 25% of its profits each year on expansion and acquisitions. Zhao’s commentary answered the question about several recent acquisitions - the popular data aggregator...

Alibaba and Tencent

Tencent and Alibaba filed for the most blockchain patents

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Chinese tech titans Tencent and Alibaba recorded the highest quantity of blockchain patents last year. Tencent and its affiliates listed 718 applications, Alibaba Group - 470 of more than 5800 (20% of the whole number of applications)....

Canaan Creative

Canaan reported a net loss of $148 million for 2019

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Chinese mining corporation Canaan Creative proclaimed a net loss of $148.6 million for 2019. On Thursday, April 9, the organization published its initial income report since the IPO on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange in November. After an IPO of $90M, the value of the company's shares fell significantly...

Coronavirus

Microsoft helps hospitals deal with extortion amid COVID-19

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft decided to help hospitals and protect them from extortion attacks. Microsoft has identified dozens of healthcare facilities with vulnerable VPNs and other publicly accessible gateway applications. The company explained: “When organizations switched to remote...

Tesla blockchain CargoSmart

Tesla tested blockchain app to optimize logistics processes

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Tesla, an electric car manufacturer, became one of the participants in a pilot test of a blockchain application designed to accelerate the import of goods into China. The project was led by a Hong Kong-based supplier of supply chain technology, CargoSmart Limited. In addition to Tesla, COSCO...

Toilet Paper Token

Toilet Paper Token is on the top of CoinMarketCap chart

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In honor of April 1st, April Fools' Day, CoinMarketCap analytics service placed the nonexistent Toilet Paper Token in the TOP 10 cryptocurrencies to the “zero” position, causing an ambiguous reaction from the crypto community. We’ve lifted the lid on CMC’s first digital asset, the Toilet...

Opera browser

Opera is the first to add decentralized domain's support

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Users of Opera will now have access to decentralized network resources as the browser began working with the Unstoppable Domains startup. As a result of the collaboration, the platform integrated the .crypto domain extension provided by the startup. That allows you to browse sites with...

HSBC Corda blockchain

HSBC puts $10 billion of private placements on blockchain

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The largest British bank HSBC used the Corda blockchain from the R3 consortium to store documents on securities offerings through a private subscription for $10 billion and does not intend to stop there. It is reported by CoinDesk. Initially, the conglomerate planned to reach a figure of $20...

Hodl Hodl

Trading platform Hodl Hodl has become a user of the Liquid

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Hodl Hodl became the first P2P trading platform to use the Liquid sidechain. Liquid is Blockstream’s sidechain technology, which is currently used by 45 exchanges, retailers, and financial companies. This solution allows you to make fast and confidential bitcoin transactions, as well as safely...

Brave browser

Brave will introduce built-in Bitcoin trading option

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The developers of the privacy-oriented browser Brave intend to add the opportunity to sell, purchase, exchange, and store cryptos. To this end, the organization started a partnership with the Binance. We're thrilled to partner with @binance to bring cryptocurrency trading directly into the...

Bitfinex

Bitfinex fights against market manipulation with Shimmer

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Bitfinex Bitcoin Exchange is going to introduce the Shimmer tool, intended to detect suspicious activity and provide fair conditions for the work of traders. Bitfinex launches Shimmer to monitor its own markets.Ensuring a fair and safe environment for the entire community is our...

Paxful integrates Chainalysis's activity monitoring solution

Paxful integrates Chainalysis's activity monitoring solution

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Paxful's P2P Bitcoin trading platform has partnered with analytic startup Chainalysis. The purpose of the cooperation is to use the startup software to reduce the risk of violation of legislative norms during transactions. Paxful uses two tools. The first, Chainanalysis KYT, allows you to track and...

Blockchain is an extremely popular technology nowadays. Back in 1991, Nick Szabo has described the tech but did not find a way to bring it to life. Two decades later, in 2009, mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto realized Szabo's idea, and blockchain had become the basis of the famous Bitcoin.

And what do we have today? A system that gathers all the cryptocurrencies, that is changing the banking system and brings modifications to our everyday life. P2P transactions, distributed ledgers, and many other technical features are becoming a part of financial systems. Democratic governments are implementing blockchain in more and more fields of public administration, and this is just the tip of the iceberg. And that is the reason to become aware of these innovations.

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