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Bitpay Shuns Lightning and Liquid, Says Actual Bitcoin Payments Still Dominate

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Pioneering crypto payments service Bitpay has revealed that Bitcoin still overwhelmingly dominates payments and that it has no plans to use second layer solutions like the Lightning or Liquid networks. Bitcoin is often criticised as a payment method because it Read More

Electroneum to Launch Electricity Top-Ups Across Africa

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The blockchain-based digital payment project, Electroneum, will be launching an in-app electricity top-up feature across four African countries — Nigeria, Senegal, Mali and The Gambia. The electricity top-up feature will allow ETN app users to top-up their electricity meters directly Read More

Kleiman Lawyers Seize on New Evidence of Craig Wright’s ‘Fabrication’

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The Kleiman estate’s legal team has entered into evidence this week’s revelation that 145 addresses claimed by Craig Wright are not controlled by him. They filed a notice of supplementary evidence supporting their motion for sanctions against Wright earlier this Read More

Antigua’s Crypto Regulation Bill Passes Lower Parliament

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Antigua and Barbuda’s House of Representatives passed a cryptocurrency regulation bill on May 27. With this bill, they have taken steps towards becoming digital asset-friendly destinations in the Caribbean. The regulatory framework, called “The Digital Assets Business Bill 2020”, aims Read More

Theta Confirms Google Partnership Amid Mainnet 2.0 Rollout

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Esports and crypto conference streaming app Theta has confirmed its rumored partnership with Google, announcing Google Cloud as an Enterprise Validator and launch partner for Theta mainnet 2.0. The Enterprise Validator Program also includes leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Japanese partner Read More

Vodafone to Connect ‘Billions’ of Energy Producing Devices Using Blockchain

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Global telecommunications giant Vodafone has partnered with blockchain startup Energy Web (EWT) to connect “billions” of distributed energy generating assets via internet-of-things (IoT) and distributed ledger technology (DLT). Energy Web announced the partnership on May 26, revealing that the project Read More

Cameron Winklevoss on Crypto Regulation: “Free-for-Alls Don’t Work”

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Known for their regulation-friendly outlook within the crypto industry, Gemini exchange founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss hold a hybrid approach to privacy and government rules.  The twin brothers explained in a May 22 podcast interview with Peter McCormack that crypto Read More

Bitfury Launches Mining Investment Solutions for Institutions

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Bitfury, a mining company established in 2011, announced a partnership program on May 26 that lets institutions invest in Bitcoin (BTC) mining. The program will help family offices and other institutional funds diversify their portfolios into digital asset infrastructure. Bitfury Read More

Delta Crypto Exchange to Expand Into Indian Market With New Funding

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Crypto derivatives exchange Delta Exchange has announced a new injection of funding from blockchain investor CoinFund, aiming to provide strategic resources for both parties in their focus to expand in India. According to the announcement, New York-based firm CoinFund looks Read More

Australian University Launches Blockchain Postgraduate Program With IBM

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RMIT University, an Australian public research university, is adding two new postgraduate programs in the field of cybersecurity and blockchain technology. The university announced May 26 that it was partnering with IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and Stone & Chalk to Read More

Indian Crypto Exchange CoinDCX Secures Additional $2.5M Investment

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CoinDCX, India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced that it had raised $2.5 million from investors including Polychain Capital and Coinbase Ventures, the investment arm of crypto exchange Coinbase. The investment comes shortly after the exchange’s Series A funding round in March, Read More