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Drug Discovery Platform Verseon Launches Blockchain-Based Securities Exchange

Drug Discovery Platform Verseon Launches Blockchain-Based Securities Exchange

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Drug Discovery Platform Verseon Launches Blockchain-Based Securities Exchange U.S. pharmaceutical company Verseon has become the latest medical organization to experiment in blockchain technology, it confirmed in a press release Tuesday, September 18. Verseon’s main product is its proprietary physics-based drug discovery platform. The company was established in 2002 and it now trades on the London Stock Exchange, boasting a market cap of £211 million ($277 million). Part of a growing trend among major pharmaceutical players to leverage blockchain’s data and security benefits, the company’s subsidiary BlockRules will facilitate what it describes as technology which “supports the sale, launch, and trading of securities on a public
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PR: INLOCK Signs MoU with Institutional Lending Provider – Partners with Major CEE Crypto ATM Manufacturer to Test Its Platform – Bitcoin News

PR: INLOCK Signs MoU with Institutional Lending Provider – Partners with Major CEE Crypto ATM Manufacturer to Test Its Platform – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: INLOCK Signs MoU with Institutional Lending Provider - Partners with Major CEE Crypto ATM Manufacturer to Test Its Platform - Bitcoin News This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. BUDAPEST (SEPTEMBER 18, 2018) — INLOCK, a crypto lending platform where licensed lenders can compete for borrowers who want to use their cryptocurrency as collateral for loans, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an institutional lending provider a
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Robinhood Accused of Taking from Younger Investors to Benefit Wall Street Traders – Bitcoin News

Robinhood Accused of Taking from Younger Investors to Benefit Wall Street Traders – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Robinhood Accused of Taking from Younger Investors to Benefit Wall Street Traders - Bitcoin News Exchanges Journalist Logan Kane of Seeking Alpha conducted a deep dive on the practices of popular stock and cryptocurrency trading smartphone application Robinhood. According to Mr. Kane, “it seems that today’s Robinhood takes from the millennial and gives to the high-frequency trader. Not only does Robinhood accept payment for order flow, but on a back-of-the-envelope calculation, they appear to be selling their customers’ orders for over ten times as much as other brokers who engage in the practice.” Also read: BTC Hashpower Doubles During Bear Market as Miners Sacrifice Profit for Position Robinhood App Accused of Selling Out
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Ukrainian Parliament Proposes Tax Bill for Digital Currencies

Ukrainian Parliament Proposes Tax Bill for Digital Currencies

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Ukrainian Parliament Proposes Tax Bill for Digital Currencies The Verkhovna Rada, the parliament of Ukraine, has proposed a bill that, once passed into law, would tax operations with crypto assets, according to a draft law published September 14. The tax bill, which was initiated by 23 government officials, suggests a five percent tax on individuals and legal entities operating with virtual currency assets, such as cryptocurrencies and tokens. Starting Jan. 1, 2024 crypto-related profits by businesses would be taxed at 18 percent, which is a basic rate for corporate and personal income tax in Ukraine, according to Trading Economics. The new bill aims to withdraw large volumes of operations from the grey market so as to increase s...
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Ripple Could Launch xRapid Solution ‘In the Next Month or So,’ Says Exec

Ripple Could Launch xRapid Solution ‘In the Next Month or So,’ Says Exec

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Ripple Could Launch xRapid Solution ‘In the Next Month or So,’ Says Exec Ripple could launch a commercial version of its payment platform xRapid "in the next month or so," CNBC reported September 17. Head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at Ripple Sagar Sarbhai told CNBC that Ripple has been making strides toward the launch of its product xRapid. The xRapid product is a real-time settlement platform designed to speed up international payments. Built for commercial use and backed by XRP tokens, xRapid addresses the issue of minimizing liquidity costs and making cross-border payment transactions faster. xRapid claims to significantly reduce the capital requirements for liquidity. Sarbhai said in an inter
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Major Content Delivery Network Introduces Decentralized Content Gateway

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Major Content Delivery Network Introduces Decentralized Content Gateway Major U.S.-based content delivery network (CDN) CloudFlare has introduced a new decentralized content gateway via its InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), the firm announced in a blog post September 17. The announcement was made during Cloudflare Crypto Week, a week devoted to the adoption of new cryptography-powered technologies. Cloudflare’s IPFS Gateway is the first product to be released as a part of Cloudfare’s Distributed Web Gateway project that plans to “encompass all of [its] efforts” to deploy distributed ledger technology (DLT). Cloudflare’s IPFS Gateway service is a method of content access from the IPFS that does not require users to install and ru
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Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet – Bitcoin News

Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet - Bitcoin News News The bitcoin security specialists Wizsec has recently explained to the public that the wallet that held more than 111,000 BTC did not derive from the Silk Road marketplace, and it’s also not one of the Mt Gox wallets. Further Wizsec detailed today that a recent article had quoted the organization by cherry-picking quotes which in turn created an editorial that has bolstered unneeded fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD). Also Read: North Queensland is Becoming a Hub of BCH Accepting Businesses With All the Hype Over the Last few Weeks, the 111,000 BTC Wallet Could Be Meaningless Bitcoin security specialists Wizsec. Over the last few wee
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Crypto Markets Drop Sharply, Ethereum Loses Week’s Earlier Gains

Crypto Markets Drop Sharply, Ethereum Loses Week’s Earlier Gains

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Markets Drop Sharply, Ethereum Loses Week’s Earlier Gains Crypto markets have seen a sharp decline today, September 18, with Bitcoin (BTC) down $200 and market cap dropping as low as $192 billion within a few hours. As of press time, 93 out of 100 top cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are in the red, while losses among the top 20 coins reach over 10 percent, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is down around 3.5 percent over the past 24 hours, having failed to hold the $6,500 support, with its price dropping by almost $200 within five hours. At press time, the major cryptocurrency is trading at $6,283. Bitcoin price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index Ethereum
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Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto Traders – Bitcoin News

Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto Traders – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bithumb and Coinone Terminating Fiat Withdrawals for Unverified Crypto Traders - Bitcoin News Exchanges Two major South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have announced that they will no longer allow unverified users to make withdrawals in Korean won. Starting next month, users of Bithumb and Coinone must have verified real-name accounts in order to deposit and withdraw the fiat currency. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Bithumb Goes All Real-Name Bithumb, the largest crypto exchange by trading volume in South Korea, announced on Friday, Sept. 14, that it will terminate fiat withdrawal service for all users without verified real-name accounts. The service will end on Oct. 1 for c
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American National Standards Institute to Address Blockchain at Upcoming Forum

American National Standards Institute to Address Blockchain at Upcoming Forum

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Please share if you find this article interesting. American National Standards Institute to Address Blockchain at Upcoming Forum The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will discuss blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) issues at its next Legal Issues and Joint Member Forum, according to an announcement published September 17. The ANSI is a U.S.-based private non-profit establishment that is comprised of over 125,000 companies, with international organizations, academic and governmental bodies, and corporations among its members. The institute does not develop standards, but administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standards and conformance assessment system. At the upcoming forum entitled “Empowered by Innovation: Cutting-Edge Technologies Driving Real-World