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Indonesia Welcomes Blockchain Hub

The Indonesia Blockchain Hub was launched on Thursday by the Creative Economy Agency (BEKRAF), the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (KADIN), the Indonesian Blockchain Association, and blockchain-based agritech startup Hara. The organization said it will act as a “gateway to Indonesia’s … Continue reading

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Huobi Invests in U.S. Security Token Exchange

Chinese exchange giant Huobi has announced an investment in and partnership with the OpenFinancial Network. The OpenFinancial Network describes itself as “the first US based regulated security token trading platform.” A security token, as opposed to a utility token, is … Continue reading

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Japan’s Biggest Chat App Line Expands Cryptocurrency Offering

Line Corporation, a Japanese Internet firm and the operator of the country’s most popular messaging app, has added Tron (TRX) to its cryptocurrency exchange platform Bitbox. Tron is the first crypto-token to pass the review process by the Bitbox open-listing … Continue reading

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Can BX.bet’s Community Policing Negate the Toxic Side of Decentralization?

Augur has always been one of my favorite Blockchain 2.0 projects. Its utility is clear, its team is talented, and they have gone nowhere but up (if not in price, then in every other measurable) since my interview with them … Continue reading

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Jamaica Stock Exchange to Offer Cryptocurrency Trading

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) will soon be offering cryptocurrency trading to it broker-dealers and investing clients, the company said on Tuesday. Canadian blockchain startup Blockstation will help it build and deploy the online digital currency and token trading platform. … Continue reading

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Blockchain Provider Axoni Raises US$32M From Goldman Sachs, Nacy Partners

Axoni, a provider of enterprise blockchain technology, has raised US$32 million in a Series B funding round led by Goldman Sachs and Nyca Partners. The round included participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Citi, Coatue Management, Digital Currency Group, F-Prime Capital, Franklin … Continue reading

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Cypriot Blockchain Startup Raises US$1.4M Seed to Fix Online Reviews

Review.Network, a new blockchain project that has set out to improve online reviews and market researches, has raised US$1.4 million in seed funding from undisclosed private investors. The capital injection will be used to grow the team and develop the … Continue reading

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Schnorr Signatures: What, When & Why?

The last few months have seemingly been particularly fruitful when it comes to development activity surrounding second-layer Bitcoin technologies, with recent news pointing towards great progress for both the Liquid and Lightning networks. However, recent activity from prominent Bitcoin developer … Continue reading

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What The 3D Printed Guns Battle Means For Bitcoin and DApps

Guilt or innocence used to be a binary equation. That’s not to say determining it was easy for our predecessors. Without the forensic and DNA evidence available to us now, it was undoubtedly more difficult for them to come to … Continue reading

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Singapore VC Unveils New Blockchain, Cryptocurrency Fund

LuneX Ventures, a partnership between Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm Golden Gate Ventures and its former head of growth Kenrick Drijkoningen, is looking to invest US$10 million into five to ten blockchain and cryptocurrency startups by the end of the … Continue reading

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