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How to Buy Smartphone for Crypto: Project Launches New Blockchain-based Marketplace

How to Buy Smartphone for Crypto: Project Launches New Blockchain-based Marketplace

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Please share if you find this article interesting. How to Buy Smartphone for Crypto: Project Launches New Blockchain-based Marketplace A project called Nasdacoin is planning to open a new online marketplace where users can buy and sell products, as well as services to each other, directly using the company’s cryptocurrency as a payment method. The new multilateral platform is to be launched on Oct. 30, 2018, when the final testing is completed. The platform features will include geolocation, which means it will display ads for the services that are relative to where the user is located. The team has also decided to integrate blockchain technology with gambling. The company is planning to launch its own casino in January 2019. Nasdacoin (NSD) would be the main currency for buying
Europe’s Largest Port Partners with Samsung IT Subsidiary to Test Blockchain for Shipping

Europe’s Largest Port Partners with Samsung IT Subsidiary to Test Blockchain for Shipping

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Europe’s Largest Port Partners with Samsung IT Subsidiary to Test Blockchain for Shipping The largest port in Europe, the Port of Rotterdam, has partnered with major Dutch bank ABN AMRO and the IT subsidiary of Samsung to test blockchain for shipping, a press-release from Samsung reports Monday, Oct. 22. According to Samsung SDS – the IT and tech division created by Korean tech giant Samsung – the trial will focus on shipping containers from an unnamed factory in Asia to the port of Rotterdam. The first test will be completed by the three above-mentioned parties, with plans to later open the network to other companies. As per the Port of Rotterdam’s official announcement, the experiment is set to start in January 2019, while the
The Daily: Global Cryptocurrency M&As Rise, US Town Halts Mining – Bitcoin News

The Daily: Global Cryptocurrency M&As Rise, US Town Halts Mining – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. The Daily: Global Cryptocurrency M&As Rise, US Town Halts Mining - Bitcoin News The Daily In today’s edition of The Daily, we look at how the current bear market is facilitating consolidation in the global cryptocurrency industry. We also focus on recent calls by an intergovernmental organization to tighten up rules on virtual assets throughout the world, as well as a story about a small U.S. town that has banned cryptocurrency mining for a period of one year. Also Read: Celebrity ICO Endorsers Face Legal Blowback Over Alleged Fraud Market Consolidating inResponse to Low Prices Bearish sentiment in the cryptocurrency market has driven an industry-wide increase in mergers and acquisitions, with such deals spiking by more than
Crypto, Blockchain Should Be Regulated Under Existing Frameworks, Says HKEX Report

Crypto, Blockchain Should Be Regulated Under Existing Frameworks, Says HKEX Report

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto, Blockchain Should Be Regulated Under Existing Frameworks, Says HKEX Report A new report published by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) Oct. 18 proposes that financial technologies (fintech), including cryptocurrencies and blockchain, should be regulated in consistency with existing regulatory frameworks. The report, written by the Chief China Economist’s Office and Innovation Lab at HKEX, focuses on integrating and regulating blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) applications within the securities industry, rather than in the fields of banking, Internet finance and digital currencies, which it notes is where they are currently “most” often deployed. To this end, the report outlines the potential impact of both tec
Monero Fees Fall to Almost Zero After ‘Bulletproofs’ Upgrade

Monero Fees Fall to Almost Zero After ‘Bulletproofs’ Upgrade

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Monero Fees Fall to Almost Zero After 'Bulletproofs' Upgrade Transaction fees on the monero network have fallen sharply after last Thursday's system-wide update. The reduction comes in the wake of the activation of a highly-anticipated form of cryptography named "bulletproofs" on the privacy-centric cryptocurrency Thursday. As reported by CoinDesk, the new technology seeks to make the monero network's privacy features more scalable by restructuring how its confidential transactions are verified. According to data published by BitInfoCharts, average monero fees fell from about $0.54 cents on Thursday to roughly $0.021 cents as of Saturday – a 96 percent drop. Source: BitInfoCharts Such a dramatic shift was previously predicted by
Online Bank Swissquote Enters ICO Market With Purchase and Custody Option for Clients

Online Bank Swissquote Enters ICO Market With Purchase and Custody Option for Clients

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Online Bank Swissquote Enters ICO Market With Purchase and Custody Option for Clients Swiss online financial services provider Swissquote announced it had become “the first bank worldwide” to offer purchase and custodial services of (Initial Coin Offering) ICO tokens for clients in a press release Monday, Oct. 22. Swissquote, which has offered various cryptocurrency-related services to account holders since 2016, began its latest service by allowing them to purchase ICO tokens from industrial diamond manufacturer LakeDiamond. Explaining the move, the bank said it was now no longer necessary for ICO consumers to “understand blockchain.” “Combining crowdfunding with the blockchain creates a new form of fundraising,” CEO Mark Buerki
China’s Internet Watchdog Issues Draft Regulations for Blockchain-Based Info Services

China’s Internet Watchdog Issues Draft Regulations for Blockchain-Based Info Services

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Please share if you find this article interesting. China’s Internet Watchdog Issues Draft Regulations for Blockchain-Based Info Services China’s top-level internet watchdog, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), published new draft regulations for blockchain-based information service providers Oct. 19. The draft, open for public consultation until Nov. 2, proposes twenty three articles for the regulation of all companies or entities providing blockchain-based information services to the Chinese public. Under the proposed rules, all such entities would be required to register with the CAC within ten days of launching their platforms. The regulations would also require service providers to censor content that is deemed to pose a threat to national security or to “disrupt th
ING Bank Launches Open Source Privacy Improvement Add-On for Blockchains

ING Bank Launches Open Source Privacy Improvement Add-On for Blockchains

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Please share if you find this article interesting. ING Bank Launches Open Source Privacy Improvement Add-On for Blockchains Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation ING confirmed the release of its open source blockchain tool Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) in a press release Monday, Oct. 21. ZKSM, which functions as a privacy “improvement” to distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, aims to provide validation of certain alphanumeric data without compromising that data’s overall security. According to ING, the tool allows a blockchain to confirm a piece of data belongs to a specified set, while not revealing its full characteristics. For example, as the press release elaborates, an E.U. citizen could prove he or she is from the EU withou
Yenom Developers Propose a New BCH Payment Protocol – Bitcoin News

Yenom Developers Propose a New BCH Payment Protocol – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Yenom Developers Propose a New BCH Payment Protocol - Bitcoin News Wallets The developers who created the Bitcoin Cash-centric wallet Yenom have revealed the team has been working on an interesting protocol for the BCH ecosystem. On Oct. 21, Yenom developer Shun Usami published a wallet scheme called the Deep Link Payment Protocol, a communication system that allows users the ability to simply click a link on a website to pay for a product in bitcoin cash. Also read: Markets Update: A Narrowing Range of Consolidation and Lower Trade Volumes The Deep Link Payment Protocol Yenom developers Shun Usami, Taiki Uchida and Aoi Serikawa have proposed a new wallet scheme for the global Bitcoin Cash network. The proposal called the De
Online Fiat Wallet Neteller Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service – Bitcoin News

Online Fiat Wallet Neteller Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Online Fiat Wallet Neteller Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service - Bitcoin News Exchanges Digital fiat currency wallet provider Neteller has started allowing its users to buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrencies including BTC, BCH, ETH, ETC, and LTC. The cryptocurrency service is already live in 10 countries and the company “plans to roll it out to more than 50 additional markets.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Neteller Adds Cryptocurrencies Neteller is a service operated by Paysafe Financial Services Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paysafe Group Ltd. Paysafe Financial Services was founded in 1999 to provide an online alternative to traditional payment methods. The group announced on Frid