Author: Marie Huillet

Hong Kong’s New Crypto Regulations Leave Gray Area, Claims AAX Exchange

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Hong Kong-based Bitcoin (BTC) spot and derivatives exchange Atom Group has launched amid a tightening of the region’s crypto-regulatory regime. As the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Nov. 7, the Atom Asset Exchange (AAX) uses the Millenium Exchange Read More

Bitmain Quietly Files for Deutsche Bank-Backed IPO in the US: Report

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China-based mining titan Bitmain Technologies has discreetly filed an application for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to an Oct. 29 report from Tencent News citing anonymous “informed sources,” German multinational Read More

Samsung Integrates Tron and Mobile-Compatible DApp Building Tools

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South Korean technology conglomerate Samsung has integrated Tron (TRX) support to its decentralized app (DApp) store, Blockchain Keystore. According to a release note published on Oct. 29 to the Samsung Developers website, Samsung Blockchain Keystore SDK v1.2.0 now includes APIs Read More

Huobi Japan Raises $4.6M From FPG to Expand Crypto Trading Business

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Licensed crypto exchange Huobi Japan has raised 5 million yen ($4.6 million) from Financial Products Group (FPG), a financial instruments business operator. The development was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 25. Future cooperation on digitized Read More

US Congressman: Default Reaction to Bitcoin, Blockchain Must Be ‘Yes’

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U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry, who represents North Carolina’s 10th District, says he wants regulators’ default reaction to crypto innovation to be “yes.”  The Congressman — who goes by the moniker of “Mr. Fintech” on Capitol Hill — made his remarks Read More

McAfee Champions Importance of Stablecoins for Decentralized Exchanges

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American entrepreneur and staunch crypto advocate, John McAfee, has argued for the importance of stablecoins for decentralized exchange (DEX) adoption. McAfee made his argument in a tweet posted on Oct. 20. Stablecoins as an interim solution McAfee’s video begins by Read More

Broadway’s Biggest Ticket Operator to Use IBM Blockchain Against Scams

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Broadway’s largest ticket operator, the Shubert Organization, is integrating a blockchain solution into its business in a forthcoming pilot targeted at combating ticket fraud. The organization, via its Telecharge and Shubert Ticketing division, has partnered with Boston-based startup True Tickets, Read More

New DLT Protocol Scalable, Secure Without Consensus, Researchers Claim

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Researchers have developed a new algorithm for distributed ledger protocols, which reporters claim could achieve security without the high power consumption of Bitcoin (BTC) mining. The algorithm, “Scalable Byzantine Reliable Broadcast,” was outlined in a paper first published this August Read More

Nasdaq Lists AI-Powered Crypto Index for Top 100 Coins

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The world’s second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, has listed the AI-powered CIX100 index created by crypto data provider CryptoCompare. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 15.  Neural network-based analysis CIX100 is a crypto market Read More

Malaysian Finance Ministry: Cryptocurrency Adoption Remains Low

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Malaysia’s finance ministry says both domestic and global adoption rates of cryptocurrencies are low, notwithstanding the significant attention the disruptive sector has garnered. In its Economic Outlook 2020 report released today, the ministry nonetheless noted that several prominent firms in Read More