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United States v. Crypto ETFs: A Lingering Struggle For Mass Adoption

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Huobi, a Singapore-based trading platform currently ranking among the world’s top three cryptocurrency exchanges, has made headlines on June 1 as it unveiled an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks an index of top ten crypto assets against Tether, a digital currency tied to the US dollar. While an impressive feat that will undoubtedly draw even Read More

Marijuana Cryptocurrency May Sponsor Dennis Rodman’s Trip to US-North Korea Summit

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PotCoin is reportedly in discussions with representatives of Dennis Rodman to sponsor his trip to the US-North Korea summit in Singapore next week, the Washington Post reported June 7. PotCoin is a cryptocurrency created to facilitate transactions within the legalized cannabis industry. Rodman’s agent Chris Volo confirmed the former basketball star’s interest in traveling to Read More

Software Multinational SAP Announces Launch of Cloud Blockchain Platform

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Software Multinational SAP Announces Launch of Cloud Blockchain Platform
Multinational software company SAP has launched a blockchain-as-a-service platform, SAP Leonardo Blockchain, the company reported Wednesday, June 6. The platform is designed to let corporate customers build applications and networks using blockchain technology. SAP’s official announcement notes that the new blockchain service will support Hyperledger Fabric and MultiChain, and will be built on top of Read More

Circle Seeks Banking License, Trading Venue Registration to Expand Crypto Services

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Circle Seeks Banking License, Trading Venue Registration to Expand Crypto Services
Peer-to-peer payments platform Circle Internet Financial Ltd., is pursuing both a federal banking license with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and registration as a brokerage and trading venue with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The news comes from a Bloomberg report today, June 6. Robert Bench, COO of Circle Read More

South Africa’s Central Bank Pilots Tokenized Fiat Interbank Payment System

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on South Africa’s Central Bank Pilots Tokenized Fiat Interbank Payment System
South Africa’s Central Bank (SARB) has successfully piloted a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) for an interbank payment system that tokenizes fiat using Quorum, according to an SARB press release published June 5th. Quorum is an Ethereum-based private blockchain. According to SARB’s report on the pilot, dubbed ‘Project Khokha,’ all of the bank’s goals were successfully achieved, the Read More

LexisNexis Partners With Australian Crypto Exchange Blockbid to Increase Security

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on LexisNexis Partners With Australian Crypto Exchange Blockbid to Increase Security
Risk management giant LexisNexis has partnered with crypto exchange Blockbid to increase the exchanges security measures Blockbid reports on its Medium account June 4. Blockbid is reportedly one of the first trading platforms to voluntarily observe global anti-money laundering (AML) measures by partnering with LexisNexis and ThreatMetrix security technology firms. Boosting fraud prevention and know Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports Launches First Domestic Blockchain Solution for Logistics

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Abu Dhabi Ports Launches First Domestic Blockchain Solution for Logistics
Maqta Gateway LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, has become the first entity in Abu Dhabi to deploy its own blockchain solution, Construction Business News reports June 2. Maqta Gateway has developed and launched Silsal — a blockchain-based technology that aims to improve efficiency in the shipping and logistics industry. According to Read More

Hodler’s Digest, May 28-June 3: South Korea Get Back Into Crypto, China Embraces Blockchain

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Hodler’s Digest, May 28-June 3: South Korea Get Back Into Crypto, China Embraces Blockchain
Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week South Korea Contemplates Lifting ICO Ban South Korea Read More

Crypto Exchange Huobi Jointly Launches $93 mln China-South Korea Blockchain Fund

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Exchange Huobi Jointly Launches $93 mln China-South Korea Blockchain Fund
Huobi, the world’s third largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volumes, has entered into a partnership to launch a $93 mln China-South Korea investment fund for blockchain companies, the China Money Network reported yesterday, June 1. Huobi, together with Chinese investment firm NewMargin Capital and South Korean securities firm Kiwoom Securities Co., Ltd., will use the Read More

Estonia Rolls Back Its Plan to Issue National Digital Currency

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Estonia rolled back its plan to establish a national cryptocurrency Estcoin following criticism from the President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, and local banking authorities, Bloomberg reported June 1. The managing director of the Estonian e-residency program, Kaspar Korjus, proposed the development and issuance of Estcoin in August last year. Along with becoming Read More