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A Bank In Argentina Is Now Using Bitcoin for Cross-Border Payments

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Argentina’s Banco Masventas has revealed that starting Monday it will enable customers to send cross-border payments using bitcoin. A partnership with Latin America-focused exchange startup Bitex, founded in 2014, the news finds the regional bank using bitcoin as a payments rail in international transactions as an alternative to Swift. Bitex chief marking officer Manuel Beaudroit told CoinDesk Read More

‎₽750 Million: Russia’s Largest Bank Buys Commercial Bonds on a Blockchain

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on for just $39 per month. The investment and corporate banking arm of Sberbank and telecom giant MTS have laid claim to conducting Russia’s first commercial bond transaction using blockchain technology. In an announcement, MTS revealed it had placed commercial bonds worth RUB 750 million (approx. Read More

2017 Saw ‘Exponential’ Blockchain Startup Growth, Says China’s IT Ministry

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Nearly 40 percent of all Chinese blockchain startups emerged in 2017 alone, according to a new white paper published by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Revealed by the ministry’s Information Center on Monday, the blockchain industry paper indicates that currently China has 456 startups that focus on blockchain technology development and applications as part Read More

Move ‘Em Out: ICOs Don’t Seem So Scary Outside the US

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ICO issuers are starting to look to jurisdictions outside the U.S. to set up shop. In an environment of regulatory uncertainty, where the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun investigating ICOs and the industry surrounding the capital raising technology but has yet to make a formal decision of how it will regulate crypto Read More

How to Open Your Own Casino with Zerocoin in Just 5 Minutes!

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Advertisement This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. The face on the online casino gaming industry is rapidly changing thanks to new groundbreaking technologies like cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies and smart contracts. What this means is Read More

The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain

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“Satoshi is female!” That’s how New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney rallied the crowd on May 13 at the “Women on the Block” event in Brooklyn, New York, where more than 300 people came together to talk about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The event comes at time of tension within the crypto community, as blockchain stars Read More

From JPMorgan to Blockchain Startup: Amber Baldet Unveils Her Latest Project

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on for just $39 per month. Former JPMorgan blockchain lead Amber Baldet unveiled her new startup project, Clovyr, at the Consensus conference in New York on Monday. Baldet left her position at JPMorgan in April to work on Clovyr. She led JPMorgan Blockchain Center of Excellence Read More

Santander Conducts Proxy Voting Blockchain Pilot at AGM

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Banco Santander has completed a blockchain pilot that it says improves the process of proxy voting during annual general meetings (AGMs). For the project, announced Thursday, Santander partnered with global fintech firm Broadridge and custodian banks JPMorgan and Northern Trust, describing it in a press release as the “first practical use of blockchain” for shareholder voting. Read More

Bitcoin Mining Firm Trolls Warren Buffett with Billboards Outside His Office

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on for just $39 per month. Genesis Mining‘s bitcoin advocacy campaign has posted billboards outside of Warren Buffet’s office to remind him that he was wrong about Google and Amazon and warn him he may be wrong about bitcoin, too. The billboards went up shortly after Read More