Monex Inc, HSBC, Barclays & block.one Appointments: Executives on the Move

Despite a near-global lockdown, business continues for the forex, fintech and crypto industries. In another busy week of appointments, here are the executives on the move this week: block.one Adds Former EOS New York Team As Finance Magnates reported, block.one, the Cayman Islands-based blockchain software publisher hired former EOS New York founders Rick Schlesinger, Kevin Rose and their team. The […]

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World Health Organization Launches Blockchain Platform to Fight COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered on March 28 with major blockchain and tech companies to launch a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based platform for sharing data concerning the coronavirus pandemic.  The platform, MiPasa, is built on top of Hyperledger Fabric and seeks to enable “early detection of COVID-19 carriers and infection hotspots. MiPasa has been launched in partnership with […]

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Donald Trump Just ‘Advertised’ Bitcoin After Fed Creates $6 Trillion

Bitcoin (BTC) gained ironic support from United States President Donald Trump on March 27 after he appeared to say he supported manipulating the dollar. In a press conference quoted by various Twitter commentators, including Blockstream CSO, Samson Mow, Trump defended the Federal Reserve printing more than $6 trillion. Trump: the dollar is “our money, our currency” “The beautiful thing about […]

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New COVID-19 Scam Scheme Tricking People of their Bitcoins

Fraudsters are actively taking advantage of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. Three cities in the UK, Manchester, Pembrokeshire, and Norfolk, have already issued scam alerts against new schemes. In this new fraud, groups of anonymous are pretending to be official organizations like the Center for Disease Control or Prevention or the World Health Organization (WHO) and offering users a list of […]

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Bitfinex Wants to end Market Manipulation With its Shimmer Tool

In the cryptocurrency world, there are often concerns regarding market manipulation and price rigging. Bitfinex wants to nip that situation in the bud through its new Shimmer tool. It is up to centralized trading platforms to prevent price manipulation or price rigging at all times. Shimmer is an interesting Concept Some companies are a lot more proactive in this particular […]

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Bitcoin Ascends on Twitter While Major Altcoins Hit Multi-Year Lows

Major altcoins have seen their Twitter presence greatly reduced in the wake of the recent cryptocurrency market crash. According to data from Bitinfocharts, major altcoins such as Ethereum, Litecoin, and XRP now find their Twitter mentions nearing two and even three-year lows. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s Twitter presence doubled in the first three months of 2020, though its tweet count remains a […]

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Coinbase Obtains Temporary Licensing Exemption from Regulators In Singapore | BTCMANAGER

U.S. crypto exchange giant is among a list of cryptocurrency companies granted temporary licensing exemptions by financial regulators in Singapore. The move is a direct result of the regulatory requirements imposed on virtual currency businesses on account of the country’s Payment Services Act (PSA). Coinbase Among Crypto Firms Granted Exemption by MAS The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has released […]

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Block.one Invest $150 Million Into Voice, But Privacy Concerns Linger

Block.one — the company behind EOSIO (EOS), has injected $150 million into its controversial blockchain-based social media network, Voice. Announced on March 26, the investment comprises $50 million in intellectual property assets and $100 million. The injection is intended to give Voice the resources needed to operate independently from Block.One. Voice is in closed beta Voice is currently in closed […]

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